Gentleman’s Hip Flask.
A very nice silver plate spirit hip flask with the top half covered in leather with level viewing windows cut into both sides. The flask with hinged lid with screw bayonet fitting, bottom with a removable drinking cup. The cup marked on the bottom ‘G & J.W. Hawksley, Sheffield’.
A 1948 advert had G & J.W. Hawksley as manufacturers of Powder Flasks & Horns, Shot Pouches and Belts, Cap Primers, Dram Bottles, Whistles, etc., Smithfield, Sheffield.