AVRO Vulcan XH558 Pewter Hip Flask

Individually hand crafted in Sheffield, UK
Product Code: FIN022
Brand: XH558
£33.00
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AVRO Vulcan XH558 Pewter Hip Flask
Individually hand crafted in Sheffield, UK

Known to have ancient roots, pewter possesses a unique combination of qualities. It retains its sheen and is hard-wearing. It’s no surprise that pewter has been in continuous use since the Bronze Age and is one of the world’s oldest manufacturing industries.

Each AVRO Vulcan XH558 pewter flask has been handcrafted, one piece at a time, by the manufacturer in Sheffield, UK, the heart of the metalwork industry.

  • 6oz capacity
  • Pewter flask
  • Kidney shaped flask
  • Bright polished finish
  • Vulcan planform design embossed on one side
  • Ideal for engraving on reverse
  • Screw top
  • Supplied in a lid and base box
  • Height: 110mm
  • Width: 85mm
  • Depth: 25mm
 

A touchmark appears on the base of the flask and is your guarantee of authenticity, quality and craftsmanship. It consists of five symbols with the following meaning: 

  • ARW – the initials of the manufacturer's founder, Arthur Richard Wentworth, who founded the company in 1949.
  • 92 – the minimum percentage of tin, the fourth most precious metal.
  • EPU – European Pewter Union membership.
  • ABPC – the Association of British Pewter Craftsmen mark.
  • The two sheaves of arrows are part of the City of Sheffield’s coat of arms 
 

Taking care of your Pewter Flask

Your Pewter Flask will retain its lustrous finish with the minimum of care:

  • If it has become dull, simply clean with a metal polish before you wash it.
  • Always polish in straight lines for the best results.
  • Wash it by hand in hot soapy water and dry it with a soft cloth.