Primitive Unmarked Tinsmith Produced Kerosene / Oil Filler Jug with Nice Wood Spindle on Wire Bail Handle Circa 1870's !!!
Has an unmarked Flanged Bottom on the Spiral Zinc Threads with a matching Flanged Filler Cap which would be later be Patented in 1876. Early Flat Bottom Tin Construction normally dates from before 1850 to 1870's. One noticeable Dent at the base of the cone section, as seen in the last detailed photo.
No Holes but inside Bottom bas been sealed for safety, and is "Guaranteed Not to Leak" !
Measures : Overall height is 10 1/2 inches From Base to top of Fill Cap.
Weight : 1 Pound and 0.1 Ounces.