Major Michael Eveleigh's, James Dixon Flask & Case.
A very nice James Dixon conical glass flask, with silver plated captive lid.
Leather case with straps to attach to the saddle and put girth straps through.
Case measures 7 1/2" in length and 2 7/8" across the top of the lid, which is stamped 'M.E.'.
The flask (still drying in image) measures just under 7 1/8" in length, including lid.
Ready to fill and use!
The late Major Michael Eveleigh (of the 3rd Hussars and the 17th and 21st Lancers) was the last Jockey Club Senior Starter to ride the start at Royal Ascot in 1979. The Major was a good polo player and 'Champion' at Pig Sticking, having won the Muttra Cup in India in 1936 & 1937.
© The Hunting Shop