Original Colt Dragoon Powder Flask. This is stamped brass with the Cannon-Flag Crossed Patterson’s-Colts Patent motif. This early Colt flask has the built in plunger and the ball compartment is marked “Colt’s Patent”. The top is marked WAT=William Anderson Thornton-US Army inspector. While showing some dents, and missing 2 top retainer screws, the seams are tight and the strap hooks are intact. Overall VG. Reference Rapley #F34.