English Pewter Company Sheffield has long had a tradition and industry based on metalwork, silverwork and cutlery. In 1977 Alan and Robert Shaw set up the English Pewter Company. With a commitment to quality, service and price they soon became the UK's largest manufacturer of quality pewter giftware.
Pewter Pewter, an easily worked alloy, has been in use in Britain for near on 2000 years. Pewter remained a cottage industry until 1770 when a new pewter alloy which used Antimony and Copper instead of Lead was developed in Sheffield, it became known as Britannia metal and was capable of being given a bright polish.
Hip Flask English Pewter Company are always looking to produce the most stylish and innovative versions of pewterware, and that is certainly what they have done with the CS242 six ounce hipflask. This 15cm by 5cm flask is beautifully styled to resemble a shotgun cartridge, making it the ideal gift for someone who enjoys countryside sports, or who just appreciates the beauty and style of this wonderful flask. The screw top lid of the pewter hip flask is composed of brass and can also double as a lid, whilst the mirror-like finish of the body is perfect for the addition of your own choice of engraving. The beautiful flask is supplied complete with an elegant cream and black English Pewter Company presentation box and funnel.