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Norman C. Heckler & Company

March Opportunity Auction Closing March 27, 2013 Bidding Begins March 18, 2013

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An Auction of Early Glass, Whiskeys, Historical Flasks, Black Glass, Bitters,YouFruit Jars, Inks, Medicines and More. can now bid online at www.hecklerauction.com


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A Diverse Opportunity Auction including Early Glass, Whiskeys, Historical Flasks, Black Glass, Bitters, Fruit Jars, Inks, Medicines, and More Auction Start Date: March 18, 2013 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time Auction Closing Date: March 27, 2013 at 10:00 P.M. Eastern Time Preview by appointment: February 27, 2013 ~ March 26, 2013 Reference Key Reference initials and numbers used in the descriptions of this catalog refer to the following publications: AAM AG AGI & AGII AP B B&M Barret B/K C D G G H JT K KW L Lee1 Lee2 Lee3 L/P LRB McK MtW1 MtW2 MW N Na NCH NCH II Neal P PG PME R/H RD RH T TH U Z

Antique American Medicine Bottles, Matt Knapp, 2012. Antique Glass and Bottles, Willy Van den Bossche, 2001. American Glass, Volumes I and II, Schwartz and DiBartolomeo, 1972. Glass In Early America, Arlene Palmer, 1993. Western Whiskey Bottles, R. E. Barnett, 1991. Glasshouse Whimsies, Joyce Blake and Dale Murschell, 1989. Bennington Pottery and Porcelain, Richard C. Barret, 1958. The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Raymond Barlow and Joan Kaiser, 1989. Ink Bottles and Inkwells, William Covill, 1971. American Sarsaparilla Bottles, John DeGrafft, 1980. (Flasks) American Bottles & Flasks (PartVIII), Helen McKearin and Kenneth Wilson, 1978. (Blown Three Mold) American Glass (Chapter VI), George S. and Helen McKearin, 1941. American Bottles in the Charles B. Gardner Collection, Norman C. Heckler, 1975. Whiskey Bottles Of The Old West, John L. Thomas, 2002. Poison Bottle Workbook, Rudy Kuhn, 1988. New England Glass & Glassmaking, Kenneth M. Wilson, 1972. The Red Book of Fruit Jars, No. 10, Douglas M. Leybourne, Jr., 2006. American Glass Cup Plates, Ruth Webb Lee and James H. Rose, 1948. Sandwich Glass Handbook, Ruth Webb Lee, 1939. Victorian Glass Handbook, Ruth Webb Lee, 1944. A Rare Collection of Keene & Stoddard Glass, Lyman and Sally Lane and Joan Pappas, 1970. The Complete Book of Lightning Rod Balls, Mike Bruner and Rod Krupka, 1995. American Glass, George S. and Helen McKearin, 1941. Mt. Washington & Pairpoint Glass, Volume I, Kenneth M. Wilson, 2005. Mt. Washington & Pairpoint Glass, Volume II, Kenneth M. Wilson and Jane Shadel Spillman, 2011. American Bottles & Flasks and Their Ancestry, George McKearin and Kenneth Wilson, 1978. Great American Pontiled Medicines, Frederick Nielson, 1978. Barber Bottles with Price, Robert Namiat, 1977. The Blaske Collection of American Flasks, Norman C. Heckler, 1983. The Blaske Collection: Part II, Norman C. Heckler, 1983. Pressed Glass Salt Dishes of the Lacy Period 1825-1850, L. W. and D. B. Neal, 1962. The Glass Gaffers of New Jersey, Adeline Pepper, 1971. Pittsburgh Glass, Lowell Innes, 1976. Pontil Medicine Encyclopedia (Second Edition), John Odell, 2007. Bitters Bottles, Carlyn Ring and W. C. Ham, 1998. Understanding Antique Wine Bottles, Roger Dumbrell, 1983. Collecting Barber Bottles, Richard Holiner, 1986. Collectors Guide to Saratoga Type Mineral Water Bottles, Donald Tucker, 2006. Two Hundred Years Of American Blown Glass, Helen and George McKearin, 1949. Collectible Character Bottles, Arthur & Jewel Umberger, 1969. Ketchup, Pickles, Sauces, Betty Zumwalt, 1980.

- The dash is generally used to indicate that the descriptions are on opposite sides of the bottle or flask. / The slash is used to indicate that the descriptions are on different lines or surfaces of the bottle. Copyright Norman C. Heckler & Company 2013 All Rights Reserved

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Opportunity Auction CONDITIONS OF SALE 1. Absentee Auction: The items in this auction will be sold at unreserved absentee auction, opening date Monday, March 18, 2013 at 9:00 AM EST (6:00 PM PST) closing date Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 10:00 PM EST (7:00 PM PST). 2. Descriptions: Norman C. Heckler & Company has made every attempt to describe correctly the property being sold. Descriptions are guaranteed to be accurate as regards authenticity, age, condition, and measurements to within one-fourth inch, as represented in this catalog. In describing damage, exterior wear or manufacturer’s flaws that in our opinion, do not significantly detract visually or monetarily from the value of the item are not listed and will not be considered for refund. The Auctioneers reserve the right to make corrections and provide additional information at any time during the sale. 3. Preview : Items may be viewed by appointment at our offices through March 26, 2013. 4. Bidding Procedure: Bidding on an item may be done in one of five ways: 1. Bidding by telephone, 2. Internet Bidding, 3. Submitting bids by Fax, 4. Bids submitted by email (valid only if bid is confirmed by Norman C. Heckler & Company), 5. Bidding by Mail. Your bid, written, oral or electronic, grants Norman C. Heckler & Company the authority to protect you up to the amount of your stated bid. Your bid will not be removed once executed. You may telephone us at any time (weekdays 9 AM - 5 PM EST (6 AM - 2 PM PST) and 10 PM EST (7 PM PST) the last day of the auction) during the auction, prior to the closing of the sale, to check the status of your bids, to find the current bidding level, to open a bid, to raise a bid on an auction lot, or to ask questions about this auction. MINIMUM BID IS ONE-HALF THE LOW ESTIMATE Increments are as follows: Up to $250.00........................increments of $10.00 $1000.00 - $2500.00...............increments of $100.00 $250.00 - $500.00..................increments of $25.00 $2500.00 - $5000.00...............increments of $250.00 $500.00 - $1000.00.................increments of $50.00 $5000.00 - $10000.00.............increments of $500.00 $10,000 & Up..................increments of $1000.00 An example - You bid $900.00 on a lot which is the highest bid received to date. The second highest bid is $550.00. The current high bidding level would be yours at $600.00. Any other bids submitted by others below $900.00 will be automatically topped by a representative of Norman C. Heckler & Company, bidding on your behalf. Norman C. Heckler & Company will not disclose bids pledged by others; only the current bidding level of a lot will be stated upon request. The highest bidder shall prevail. It is the sole right of the auctioneer to settle any dispute between bidders and to regulate the bidding procedure. The auctioneer reserves the right to refuse any bid believed not to have been made in good faith. Each lot in the sale has an estimate based on current value as an intended guide to bidding. Incoming bids will be accepted on the closing day until 10 PM EST (7 PM PST). Bids will continue to be accepted (ONLINE ONLY) after 10 PM EST (7 PM PST) for auction lots where there has been activity to trigger a Timed Closing (See Timed Closing under “Return Call” below). If bidding by mail we urge you to send your mail bids as early as possible. We are pleased to receive bids by telephone so that we can answer any questions and assist you in your bidding. 5. Return Call or “Call Back” Process: There are no “Call Backs” for this auction. TIMED CLOSING: This auction will close at 10 PM EST (7 PM PST) on the last day of the sale; however, if there are successful bids on individual items within the last 10 minutes (9:50-10:00 PM EST), then the auction will continue for those individual items. For those items that have received bids in the last 10 minutes, the closing of that item is extended until there are no further bids for a continuous 10 minute period. Lots that have no bidding activity in the last 10 minutes will close at 10 PM EST (7 PM PST). 6. Successful Bidders: Successful bidders will be notified by mail. A 17% buyer’s premium will be added to the hammer price to be paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. Payment is due immediately upon receipt of notification of purchase. No exceptions. Accepted forms of payment are bank check, personal check, cash, or money order. 7. Shipping and Sales Tax: If you are a Connecticut resident, a 6.35% sales tax will be added to your bill, unless you provide Norman C. Heckler & Company with a tax exemption permit. Sales tax is also applicable to out of state buyers who pick up their purchases at our location unless you have a tax exempt number from Connecticut or your state on file with us. Purchases will be shipped only after full payment has been received. All items will be shipped via United States Postal Service. Please allow three to five weeks for delivery. Shipping, handling and insurance are extra. Our charges for shipping (excluding foreign shipments) are $20.00 for the first item, $9.00 for each additional item together with insurance costs ($0.60 per $100.00). Additional charges may apply for large or unusually shaped items, and some shipping locations (zones). We encourage you to plan for a pickup of your items at our offices. 8. Refunds: Refunds will be given at the discretion of the Auctioneers. Items purchased must be examined and a request for refund made immediately upon receipt of the item or items. Since opinions can differ, particularly in the matter of condition, the Auctioneers will be the sole judge in the consideration of refunds. Refunds requested on the grounds of authenticity must be made within 15 days of the date of the auction, and such refund requests must be accompanied by at least one supporting statement in writing from an authority recognized by the Auctioneers. Absolutely no returns after 30 days of the closing of the sale. It is the Auctioneers sincere intention to consider any reasonable request for a refund. 9. Administration: If at any time during the sale period an act or circumstance takes place which impedes or affects the normal sale procedure, the auction can be postponed or terminated at the auctioneer’s discretion. This would include, but not be limited to, events such as auction host server failure, etc. 10. Terms: Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms.

Norman C. Heckler & Company Auctioneers and Appraisers of Antique Bottles and Glass, Period Decorative Arts, Singular Art Objects, and Estates 79 Bradford Corner Road, Woodstock Valley, CT 06282 p:(860) 974-1634 www.hecklerauction.com f:(860) 974-2003 Page 2 | March Opportunity

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1. Double Eagle Historical Flask, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Olive amber, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, quart. GII-79 Big, beautiful, rare quart. Kris Kernozicky collection. $300-600

6. “Success To The Railroad” With Horse And Cart - Horizontal Eagle Historical Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some minor exterior high point wear). GV-8 Good color, strong embossing, a fine example. $250-500

2. “J.L. Leavitt.” - “Boston.” Utility Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Cylindrical, three piece mold, olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - iron pontil mark, ht. 8 3/8 inches. PME pg. 222 Early, crude, fine condition, strong embossing. Kris Kernozicky collection. $250-500

7. Pattern Molded Toilet Water Bottle, 20 ribs swirled to the left, probably an early Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Inverted conical form, brilliant medium cobalt blue, outward flared mouth with pour spout - pontil scar, ht. 6 1/8 inches; (some very minor high point wear). Form similar to PG pg. 180, #2 Beautiful, early, rare. $300-600

3. “Farleys / Ink” Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Hexagonal, olive amber, sheared mouth pontil scar, ht. 1 5/8 inches. Similar to C #526 Fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $400-800

8. Two “Saratoga Spring Co / (Star) / Saratoga. N.Y.” Mineral Water Bottles, probably Mt. Pleasant Glass Works, Mt. Pleasant, New York, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouths with rings - smooth bases, pints. T #S54B4 Great condition, strong embossing, rare colors. $250-500

4. Early Pickle Jar, America, 1860-1870. Square with rounded corners and very fancy cathedral arches, light yellowish green, outward rolled round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 11 inches. Similar to MW plate 73, #6 Good color, fine condition. $200-400 5. “G.W. / Stone’ / Vegetable / Liquid / Cathartic / Lowell Mass” Medicine Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Rectangular with rounded corners, four embossed indented panels, olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 6 3/4 inches; (heavily repaired, neck and shoulder has been broken from the bottle, replaced, and epoxy used where pieces were missing, other damage). PME pg. 332 Extremely rare. Kris Kernozicky collection. $600-1,200

9. Early Medicine Type Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Cylindrical, olive green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 5 3/8 inches, base dia. 2 1/2 inches. Beautiful, rare. Kris Kernozicky collection. $200-400 10. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1840-1860. Emerald green, inward rolled mouth - tubular pontil scar, half pint; (1/2 inch shallow rough mouth chip with a 1 inch crack extending vertically down the neck). GIII-17 Outstanding color. Excellent mold impression. $200-400

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11. “R R” Stoddard Stubby Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Cylindrical with the two large letters embossed on the shoulder, deep olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, half pint, ht. 6 1/2 inches, base dia. 2 3/4 inches; (some minor exterior high point wear). Similar to L/P plate 11, row 2, #1 Extremely rare, possibly unique. Kris Kernozicky collection. $500-1,000 12. Pattern Molded Bottle, probably Mediterranean or Middle Eastern, probably 17th century. Octagonal with each vertical panel containing two large X shaped decorations, peachy puce shading to pidgeon blood red with darker striations particularly in the lower portion of the bottle, sheared mouth with string rim - smooth base, ht. 6 3/8 inches. Similar to L/P plate 4, #1 and #3 Unusual, beautiful, rare. Robert W. Skinner, Jr. collection. $375-750

16. Jockey - Hound Pictorial Flask, probably Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Golden yellow with an olive tone, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (appears coated on the exterior). GXIII-17 Beautiful color. $350-700 17. “G.W. Weston & Co. Saratoga. N.Y” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, shoulder embossed, deep forest green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, tall quart. T #E1A type I Fine condition, beautiful color. $200-400 18. Fancy Peppersauce Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Hexagonal with fancy cathedral arches, bright green, applied double collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 8 3/4 inches. MW plate 74, #2 Great condition, beautiful color. $200-400

13. “Weeks Glass Works” Base Embossed Whiskey Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1872. Cylindrical, three piece mold, olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 11 1/4 inches. L/P plate 11, row 3, #1 Fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $200-400

19. Bust Of Byron - Bust Of Scott Portrait Flask, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Brilliant light yellow olive, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, half pint; (some very minor exterior high point wear). GI-114 Great example, beautiful color, fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $250-500

14. Seeing Eye Masonic Flask, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1872. Light to medium yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (mouth roughness on the side of the sloping collar appears to be done during manufacture, very minor exterior high point wear). GIV-43 Beautiful color, strong embossing. $200-400

20. Two Freeblown Chestnut Bottles, New England, 1783-1830. Light yellowish green and light yellow olive, tooled and applied round collared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 8 inches and 7 1/4 inches; (some very minor exterior high point wear). Beautiful plump examples, fine condition. $400-800

15. “Brown’s Catalina” Figural Medicine Or Bitters Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1872. Cylindrical, modified lighthouse form, olive amber, heavy applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 7/8 inches. See R/H pg. 120 Beautiful, crude whittled bottle. Kris Kernozicky collection. $500-1,000

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A fine selection of historic Saratoga mineral water bottles

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21. “A. Wanner & Co’s / Sepia” - “Sepia” Medicine Bottle, possibly a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1872. Rectangular with beveled corners and four indented panels, two of which are embossed, a particularly long neck perhaps for some medical purpose, olive amber, applied double collared mouth smooth base, ht. 6 7/8 inches, wdth. 2 1/4 inches, dpth. 1 1/4 inches. Unlisted and extremely rare Sepia was used for post menstrual problems as well as obesity. Fine condition, most unusual. Kris Kernozicky collection. $500-1,000 22. Masonic - “IP” Eagle Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1830. Blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some exterior high point wear). GIV-1 Beautiful color, strong embossing. $350-700 23. “Dr. Townsend’s / Sarsaparilla / Albany / NY” Medicine Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Square with beveled corners, olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 9 3/8 inches; (embossing is light as it is on many of these earlier Stoddard bottles in this mold). Similar to D #207 Great color, fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $200-400 24. Two Soda Water Bottles, “I. Brownell / New Bedford” - “This Bottle / Never Sold” and “Superior / Mineral / Waters”, America, 1845-1860. Cylindrical and octagonal, cobalt blue, applied heavy collared mouths - iron pontil marks, half pints; (both bottles were unearthed, some scratches and wear). Beautiful colors, strong embossing. $250-500 25. “Congress & Empire Spring Co / E / Saratoga. N.Y.” Mineral Water Bottle, possibly a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1872. Cylindrical, golden amber with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, quart. T #E6A1 Great color and “whittle”. Fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $500-1,000

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26. “Benjamin Franklin” And Bust - “T.W. Dyott, M.D.” And Bust Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some interior haze and stain in the lower portion, some exterior high point wear on each of the busts). GI-95 Strong embossing, bright color, would lend itself well to a professional cleaning. $200-400 27. Seeing Eye Masonic Historical Flask, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1870. Olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint. GIV-43 Beautiful color, fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $250-500 28. Two “C.A. Richards & Co / 99 Washington St / Boston” Rye Bottles, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1872. Square with beveled corners, red amber and olive amber, applied sloping collared mouths - smooth bases, ht. 9 1/2 inches and 9 5/8 inches. Form similar to L/P plate 11, row 3, #7 These two beautifully colored bottles have partial front and rear labels noting that they are “Extract Of Rye”, one example has a partial box, bottles in fine condition, good colors, strong embossing. Kris Kernozicky collection. $250-500 29. Lot Of Three Freeblown Rolling Pins, probably all Saratoga County, Saratoga, New York, 1840-1870. Bright green, yellow green, and dense green/amber (black), lgth. 13 1/4 inches, 12 1/4 inches, and 14 1/4 inches; (the black example has a large knob chip, others have some wear as would be expected from use). The black example has an old tag that says, “Made at the old Saratoga Mountain Glassworks. From the private collection of George S. McKearin”. Fine examples. $350-700

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Beautiful, early “Black Glass” wine bottles

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30. Target Ball, America, 1860-1890. Two piece mold, pale bluish green, burst mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. A rare ball with only a few known examples. $300-600 31. “Liberty” And Eagle - “Willington / Glass / Co” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Forest green, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint. GII-63a This bottle has been blown from a crude batch and is itself blown in a crude manner and mold, lots of bubbles, lots of slag. $200-400 32. Fancy Freeblown Witch Ball, probably America, 1840-1870. Milk glass with profuse rose splotches, sheared mouth - smooth base, dia. 4 1/2 inches. Beautiful colors, fine condition. Robert W. Skinner, Jr. collection. $200-400 33. “Geo. Burrill” Ink Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Cylindrical Stoddard stubby form, olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - iron pontil mark, ht. 6 3/4 inches; (an unearthed bottle, 1/2 inch chip from the lower mouth ring and a small mouth bruise). Form similar to L/P plate 11, row 2, #5 Extremely rare, a copy of a George Burrill advertising notice for his “Superior German Writing Ink” accompanies the bottle. Kris Kernozicky collection. $200-400 34. Freeblown Whiskey Jug, America, 1840-1860. Conical form with solid applied handle, golden amber, applied double collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 inches. Form similar to MW plate 48, #10 Good early whiskey jug. Fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $250-500

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35. Two Bitters Bottles, “Dr. Wood’s / Sarsaparilla / & / Wild Cherry / Bitters” and “Dr. / Manly Hardy’s / Genuine / Jaundice / Bitters”, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, shades of aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 8 1/2 inches and 7 inches; (Wood’s has a shallow 1/2 inch by 1/8 inch bubble burst at the shoulder). R/H #W-151 and R/H #H-35 Good clean examples, strong embossing, whittled appearance. $300-600 36. “Union” And Clasped Hands - “E. Wormser & Co / Pittsburgh / PA” And Eagle Historical Flask, E. Wormser and Company Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Bright yellow amber with a topaz tone, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, quart; (1/4 inch flat chip from the side of the mouth, some exterior high point wear). GXII-15 Beautiful color, generally fine condition. $250-500 37. “This Trademark Registered / Maple Sap And Boiled Cider / Vinegar / The C.I. Co Limited, / East Rindge, NH.” Bottle, America, 1870-1890. Cylindrical, cobalt blue, tooled sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 11 inches; (some minor exterior wear spots particularly on the ribs below the “NH”). Beautiful color, strong embossing. $500-1,000 38. “U.S.A. / Hosp. Dept” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, yellow green, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 inches; (some minor exterior high point wear and scratches). Outstanding and bright color, strong embossing. $400-800 39. Sunburst Flask, New England, 1820-1830. Vertically ribbed with a sunburst design surrounded by small dots in an oval panel reverse same, ice blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GVIII-29 Fine condition. An unusual color. $200-400

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40. “High Rock Congress Spring / 1767 / (Rock) / C & W / Saratoga N.Y.” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, yellow amber with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, quart; (a bubble blemish to the right of the word “Congress” was done during manufacture). T #S37A type b Beautiful color, strong embossing, fine bottle. $250-500

45. “Baker’s / Orange Grove - Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with roped corners and indented tombstone panels, yellow amber with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8 inches. R/H #B-9 Beautiful color, strong embossing, fine condition. $500-1,000

41. “Farleys Extra Fine Black Ink” Label Only Ink Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Twelve sided form, olive amber, outward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 inches. Form similar to C #548 Fine condition. Good, slightly ink stained label. Kris Kernozicky collection. $400-800

46. Eagle - “Louisville / KY / Glass Works” Historical Flask, Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1860-1870. Vertically ribbed body, aquamarine, applied collared mouth with ring - smooth base, half pint. GII-33 A bright, clean example with strong embossing, fine condition. $200-400

42. Whiskey Bottle Whimsey Jar, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1870. Cylindrical, three piece mold with wide mouth, olive amber, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 3/4 inches, base dia. 3 inches; (3 1/2 inch vertical crack in the body). Rare and unusual. Kris Kernozicky collection. $300-600

47. “Franklin Spring / Mineral Water / Ballston Spa Saratoga Co / N.Y.” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint. T #S28 Beautiful color, fine condition. $200-400

43. “Granite / Glass / Co” - “Stoddard / NH” Lettered Flask, Granite Glass Works, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1850-1860. Brilliant yellow amber with an olive tone, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint. GXV-7 An excellent example. Nice bright color. Strong embossing. Kris Kernozicky collection. $750-1,500

48. “Chesnut Grove / Whiskey / C.W.” Handled Whiskey Jug, America, 1840-1860. Flattened chestnut whiskey form, golden amber, applied mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 8 3/4 inches. H #2026 Fine condition. Heavy whittled texture. Ex Richmond “Boo” Morcom collection. $200-400

44. Blown Three Mold Toilet Water Bottle, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Cylindrical with vertical body ribs, brilliant medium amethyst, inward rolled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 3/4 inches. Similar to GI-7 Extremely rare color, lighter than most. Beautiful and in great condition. $400-800

49. Sunburst Flask, probably Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1820-1830. Brilliant aquamarine, crudely sheared mouth pontil scar, half pint. GVIII-28 Fine condition. $200-400

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50. Two Sheaf Of Wheat - “Westford Glass Co” Pictorial Flasks, Westford Glass Works, Westford, Connecticut, 1860-1873. Yellow olive and brilliant orange amber, applied double collared mouths smooth bases, pints; (orange amber example has pinhead sized bruise at the base on the lettered side and some light high point wear). GXIII-35 and GXIII-36 Beautiful light colors. $250-500 51. “Pavilion & United States Spring Co / Saratoga / N.Y.” “Pavilion Water / Aperient” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint. T #S45B A fine example in good condition. $200-400 52. “Ex. Of Coffee / Lewando / Boston Mass” Bottle, possibly a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1872. Square with beveled corners and four indented panels, three of which are embossed, golden amber, applied double collared mouth smooth base, ht. 6 3/4 inches, base wdth. 2 1/4 inches. A scarce Boston bottle. Fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $200-400 53. “Pomroy & Hall” Soda Water Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical with a mug base, yellowish green, applied heavy collared mouth - smooth base, half pint. Fine condition. Rare. $200-400

54. “A.M. Bininger & Co. 338 Broadway, N.Y. / Distilled in 1848 / Old Kentucky / Bourbon” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Barrel form, golden amber, applied square collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 7/8 inches. H #439 Bright color, fine condition. Nice clean bottle. Kris Kernozicky collection. $200-400 55. Freeblown Pitcher, Midwest America, 1830-1860. Tapered conical body with sharp shoulders and vertical collar, applied strap handle with fancy rigaree, cobalt blue, sheared rim with pour spout pontil scar, ht. 5 1/4 inches, greatest dia. 4 1/2 inches. Great condition, deep beautiful color, finely executed form. Associated with Ohio glasshouses. $800-1,600 56. “Dr. Huntington’s / Golden Tonic / Bitters.” - “Portland / Maine” Bitters Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1872. Square with beveled corners, golden amber with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8 inches. R/H #H-213 Beautiful color, thousands of tiny bubbles in the glass, strong embossing, fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $200-400 57. “D.L. Ormsby / New York / Union Glass Works Phila” Soda Water Bottle, Union Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1845-1860. Cylindrical, cobalt blue, applied heavy collared mouth iron pontil mark, half pint; (shallow bubble on the “b” in “Ormsby” has a tiny bruise). Beautiful color, good embossing, generally fine condition. $200-400 58. “T.W.D.” And Eagle - “Franklin” And Frigate Historical Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1830-1850. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some exterior high point wear). GII-42 Strongly embossed. $200-400

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59. Lot Of Three Target Balls, possibly a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1865-1872. One with concentric rings, a second with a diamond pattern on the base, and the third with a big cross on the base, shades of amber, burst mouths - smooth bases, dia. 2 1/2 inches; (concentric ring example has 3/4 inch by 1/2 inch bubble burst on the base). Interesting examples. Kris Kernozicky collection. $400-800

63. “Suffolk Bitters / Philbrook & Tucker / Boston” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of a pig, light amber with a topaz head and tail, sheared and ground mouth - smooth base, lgth. 9 5/8 inches; (ground mouth has numerous chips, one being 3/8 inch wide and 3/4 inch long). R/H #S-217 Strong embossing. Rare with a ground mouth. $600-1,200

60. “Dr. J. Hostetter’s / Stomach Bitters” Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Square with beveled corners, dense olive green, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches, base wdth. 3 inches. Similar to R/H #H-194, height varies as does the width, but is more associated with this number than the 195 because of size and color Beautiful deep color. Fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $400-800

64. Early Freeblown And Paddled Snuff Jar, New England, 1800-1840. Square, yellow olive, flared sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 7/8 inches, wdth. 3 inches; (some minor exterior high point wear, interior bubble burst). Form similar to MW plate 75, #11 A great early New England jar. Fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $300-600

61. “Saratoga High Rock Spring / 1767 / (Rock) / C & W / Saratoga NY” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, deep emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint. T #S38B4 Strong embossing, fine condition, beautiful deep color. $200-400 62. Two Early Food Jars, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1872. Cylindrical, three piece mold, brilliant medium red amber and olive amber, outward rolled square collared mouths - smooth bases, ht. 8 1/2 inches and 8 1/4 inches, base dia. 3 1/2 inches; (olive amber example has base reattached with existing hole). L/P plate 11, row 1, #5 Rare. Kris Kernozicky collection. $350-700

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65. “Fells / Point” And Washington Bust - “Balto” And Monument Portrait Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1830-1850. Colorless with a grey cast, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some overall light interior haze). GI-20 Strong embossing. Would lend itself well to a professional cleaning. $200-400 66. Two Mineral Water Bottles, “Adirondack Spring” and “D.A. Knowlton”, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, emerald green and olive green, applied sloping collared mouths with rings - smooth bases, pints. T #N2B and T #E5C1 Fine condition, great colors, strong embossing. $250-500

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67. Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, peachy puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 inches; (tiny pinpoint hole in a small bubble on the panel portion of the bottle). Gorgeous color. Similar to an Old Sachem bottle except taller and with a larger label panel, with nine rings above and nine rings below the label panel. Fine condition. $250-500

72. Two “Oak Orchard / Acid Springs” Mineral Water Bottles, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, Lockport green and golden amber with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouths with rings smooth bases, quarts. T #N24 and T #N25 type II Fine condition, both are heavily whittled. $250-500

68. Two Flasks, a plain two piece mold example and a Nailsea type, probably America, 1850-1900. Purple amethyst and colorless with rose and white Nailsea type loopings, ground mouth with metal screw cap and sheared mouth - smooth base and pontil scar, half pint and ht. 9 inches; (top of metal cap rusted through on amethyst example). Beautiful colors, rare little half pint example. Fine condition. $200-400

73. Blown Three Mold Decanter, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1840. Bulbous form, medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GIII-16 A beautiful example with a crisp mold definition. $400-800

69. Early Medicine Type Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Cylindrical, deep yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 1/4 inches, base dia. 3 3/4 inches. Beautiful bottle, heavily whittled, a bubbly texture throughout the glass. Kris Kernozicky collection. $300-600 70. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the right, 16 ribs, Midwest America, 1820-1840. Medium to deep yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 3/8 inches; (some exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 89, #7 and #8 Beautiful and rare color. $400-800 71. Double Eagle Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (some light interior stain in the upper body, open bubble burst on the inside of the neck has collected some dirt). GII-2 Strong embossing. The flask would respond well to a simple professional cleaning. $200-400

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74. “Clarke & Co / New. York” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, dense olive green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, high shouldered quart; (1/8 inch flake off base edge). T #C6 A crude bottle, fine condition. $200-400 75. “Pittsburgh / PA” Double Eagle Historical Flask, Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Golden amber, applied collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint. GII-105 Beautiful color, fine condition, strong embossing. $250-500 76. Early Medicine Type Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Rectangular with wide beveled corners, olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 7 1/2 inches; (3/8 inch flat flake on the base coming to the side at one corner, but barely shows). Similar to L/P plate 12, row 4, #6 Rare, beautiful, early. Kris Kernozicky collection. $400-800

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77. “General Washington” And Bust - “T.W.D” And Eagle Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some light interior haze on the Washington bust). GI-14 Fine condition with strong embossing. $250-500 78. “Lynch & Clarke / New York” Mineral Water Bottle, probably New York state, 1823-1833. Cylindrical, emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, pint; (3/4 inch slice crack in neck, a blemish from manufacture). T #C-2B1 Damage noted is difficult to see because of the dense color in the mouth of the bottle. Rare color. Fine example. $250-500 79. Freeblown Covered Sugar Bowl, probably Baron Von Stiegel’s American Flint Glass Manufactory, Manheim, Pennsylvania, 1767-1774. Cylindrical straight sided bowl with applied circular foot and matching cover, cobalt blue, sheared and tooled rim - ground pontil scar, overall ht. 7 inches, rim dia. 4 1/2 inches, base dia. 2 7/8 inches; (finial appears to have been ground to remove chip at the very tip). AGI pg. 36, #3 Brilliant color, great form. $250-500 80. “Lafayette” And Bust Historical Fruit Jar, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, aquamarine, ground mouth with three piece stopper smooth base, pint; (two shallow chips to the ground mouth). L #1450 Good bright example with strong embossing, chipping to the top of the ground mouth is minor. $1,000-2,000 81. Double Eagle Historical Flask, probably Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1820-1830. Medium olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 5/8 inches; (minor high point wear, mouth has been buffed). GII-71 Beautiful color, strong embossing. $200-400

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82. Large Snuff Jar, possibly New England, 1800-1840. Rectangular, formed in a dip mold, yellow olive, sheared lip - pontil scar, ht. 8 3/8 inches, wdth. 3 1/2 inches; (professionally cleaned with minor wear marks remaining). Beautiful early jar in a great color. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600 83. Large Freeblown Sugar Bowl, possibly early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Bulbous with applied foot and galleried rim, loosely fitting cover with applied finial, finial possibly ground, amethyst, sheared rim - pontil scar, overall ht. 8 inches, ht. of bowl 6 inches. Similar to PG plate #39 Fine condition. Ex Knittle collection, auctioned November, 1962. $750-1,500 84. “Success To The Railroad” And Horse And Cart Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1830-1850. Light yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 3/4 inches; (some minor high point wear). GV-3 Exceptional color, very strong embossing. $300-600 85. “Trade Mark / Lightning” Fruit Jar, America, 1870-1880. Cylindrical, apple green, ground lip - smooth base, quart. L #1489 Beautiful jar in both color and condition. $200-400 86. Sunburst Smelling Salts Bottle, possibly Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1830. Sunburst shield shape, cobalt blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 3 inches; (high point wear on each side). MW plate 105, #9 Beautiful color. Rare. Robert W. Skinner, Jr. collection. $500-1,000

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87. Mallet Wine Bottle, England, 1725-1730. Cylindrical, olive amber, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/4 inches, dia. 6 1/8 inches; (fine condition with roughness to sheared mouth and applied rim). Similar to RD pg. 81, plate 21 Outstanding condition, great rich color. Ex Dave Barker collection, ex Joe McCarthy collection, Gary Hatstat collection. $400-800 88. “Lowell / Railroad” And Horse And Cart - Eagle Historical Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Yellow amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (moderate high point wear on each side). GV-10 Bright color, pretty bottle. $200-400 89. Early Freeblown Pitcher, possibly an early Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Bulbous form with applied solid stem and circular foot, applied heavy solid ear handle, gadrooned base of the pitcher bowl, cobalt blue, sheared rim with pour spout - ground pontil mark, ht. 6 inches, greatest dia. 3 1/2 inches, base dia. 3 1/8 inches; (1/4 by 1/2 inch shallow chip from the side of the rim between the spout and the handle). Form and construction similar to McK plate 16, #3 Beautiful color, exquisite workmanship, great form. $400-800 90. “Udolpho Wolfe’s / Schiedam / Aromatic Schnapps.” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Square with beveled corners, yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 9 1/2 inches; (small flake off of “s” in “Wolfe’s”, minor areas of manufacturing roughness on base edge). Beautiful and crude early bottle. $200-400 91. Sunburst Smelling Salt Bottle, possibly Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1830-1840. Shield form, cobalt blue, sheared and tooled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 7/8 inches; (fine condition with washable interior residue, minor high point wear). MW plate 105, #5 Great color and form. Robert W. Skinner, Jr. collection. $200-400

92. “E. Waters / Troy NY” Ink Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical with fluted shoulders, aquamarine, applied square collared mouth pontil scar, ht. 2 7/8 inches, dia. 1 3/4 inches. Similar to C #208 Great partial original label, interesting bubble pattern in glass. $200-400 93. Onion Wine Bottle, England, 1685-1690. Cylindrical, light olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 5 7/8 inches, dia. 5 1/4 inches; (the surface is devitrified, early repair to 1 inch of the string rim). Similar to RD plate 10, example a Great early bottle with early cork. Gary Hatstat collection. $250-500 94. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1849-1860. Brilliant blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (slight high point wear on both sides, 1 inch crack on base edge, potstone with 1/2 inch radiating legs on cornucopia side). GIII-17 Great color. Excellent mold impression. $200-400 95. “M.T. Crawford / Springfield - Superior Mineral Water / Union Glass Works / Phil.a” Soda Water Bottle, Union Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Cylindrical with mug base, cobalt blue, applied heavy round collared mouth - iron pontil mark, half pint; (open bubble near base edge has resin repair). Great color, displays well. $200-400 96. “Dr. Hough’s / Anti Scrofula / Syrup” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, brilliant aquamarine, applied square collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 9 1/2 inches; (pinhead sized flake from the top of the mouth). PME pg. 179 Big, bold, bright, and in fine condition. $200-400

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97. Freeblown Wide Mouth Utility Jar, probably America, 1820-1850. Cylindrical, olive amber, sheared mouth - large 2 1/2 inch pontil scar, ht. 11 3/4 inches; (minor exterior wear, three short annealing fissures near the base). Large, early, gutsy New England jar. Gary Hatstat collection. $400-800

102. “E. Roome / Troy / New. York” Snuff Jar, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular with wide beveled corners, medium olive amber, sheared and outward flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 1/8 inches; (small buffed area on reverse shoulder corner). Form similar to MW plate 75, #14 Early and crude snuff bottle in generally fine condition. $300-600

98. Pattern Molded Flask, ten diamond pattern, a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1842-1850. Flattened tear drop form, yellow amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 inches. MW plate 97, #4 Beautiful early flask. Fine color and condition. Ex Hiram Norcross collection. $400-800

103. “J & IEM” Inkwell, America, 1870-1880. Domed with offset neck, medium green, ground lip - smooth base, ht. 1 5/8 inches, dia. 2 1/4 inches; (ground lip has two shallow manufacturing flakes, small manufacturing fissure on mold seam near neck). Similar to C #627 Beautiful color, fine condition. $200-400

99. Early Spirits Bottle, possibly Scotland, 1760-1770. Cylindrical, bright emerald or deep apple green, sheared lip with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 9 1/8 inches, greatest dia. 4 inches; (heavy high point wear at wide point of shoulder and wide point of base). Great early spirits bottle with wonderful form, beautiful color, numerous bubbles, and great eye appeal. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400

104. Large Unembossed Medicine Type Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1840-1860. Rectangular with wide beveled corners, bright yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 inches; (1/4 inch bruise with 1/4 inch radiating legs on one panel). Form similar to L/P plate 12, row 4, #6 Beautiful bottle with great character. Generally fine condition. $200-400

100. “Old Dr. J. Townsends / Sarsaparilla / New York” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Square with beveled corners, medium blue green, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (light content residue, will most likely wash out). D #206, variation 3 Large, beautiful medicine bottle with great character. $300-600

105. Shaft And Globe Wine Bottle, England, 1650-1661. Bulbous with long neck, olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim pontil scar, ht. 7 7/8 inches, greatest wdth. 5 1/2 inches; (large star crack in neck with radiating legs from the string lip into the body). Similar to RD plate 7 This bottle was found in the famous Loupe Castle, reportedly cellar found. Wonderful form. Ex Tom Floyd collection, Gary Hatstat collection. $1,000-2,000

101. Bladder Wine Bottle, England, 1760-1770. Flattened chestnut form, deep olive amber, sheared mouth with applied string rim pontil scar, ht. 8 3/4 inches, wdth. 5 5/8 inches; (heavy wear on both sides). Similar to RD pg. 73, ch. 8, fig. C Fine rare early bottle and in generally good condition. Ex Larry Rigling collection, Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600

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106. Label Under Glass Whiskey Jug, America, 1860-1880. Oval form with applied handle, colorless, screw thread neck with ground mouth - smooth base, ht. 5 5/8 inches; (1/32 inch pick mark on side of body). Beautiful woman on label under glass. Generally fine condition. $200-400

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107. “Ortenberg And Finn” Poison Bottle, America, 1880-1890. Irregular hexagon, emerald green, square tooled lip - smooth base, ht. 3 1/2 inches; (tiny flake off side of mouth). KI-2 Great color and size. Rare. $200-400 108. “Hanbury Smith’s / Mineral Waters” Bottle, America, 18401860. Cylindrical, olive green, applied sloping collared mouth iron pontil mark, ht. 6 1/2 inches; (minor wear and scratches, a small potstone bruise on obverse shoulder with 1/16 inch radiating legs). T #M22B #2 Rare with pontil scar. $200-400 109. Bladder Wine Bottle, England, 1710-1775. Flattened chestnut form, olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 8 inches; (heavy exterior wear and scratches especially around the base, small open bubble on body, minor roughness on applied string lip). RD pg. 75, plate 18 Unusual, early form. A crudely made bottle. $200-400 110. “Geyser Spring. / Saratoga Springs. / State Of New York - ‘The Saratoga’ Spouting Spring” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 7 1/4 inches; (mouth has been replaced). T #S29B type 1 Rare in this color. Bright, clean condition. $300-600 111. “Dr J. Hostetter’s / Stomach Bitters” Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, olive amber (black), applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/2 inches. R/H #H-194 Fine condition, early and crude bottle with partial original label. $200-400

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112. Two Fancy Cologne Bottles, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular and diamond forms, aquamarine, flared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 4 1/4 inches and 5 inches. MW plate 108, #10 and similar to MW plate 109, #9 Fine condition, smaller bottle has original label. $300-600 113. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the left, 36 ribs, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1783-1830. Light yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 inches. MW plate 88, #6 Excellent example with fine color. Gary Hatstat collection. $500-1,000 114. “Swaim’s / Panacea / Philada” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical with vertical panels, medium yellowish green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 8 inches; (1 inch irridescent bruise on the interior of the mouth). Similar to N #611 Beautiful bottle, great color. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400 115. Pattern Molded Covered Sugar Bowl, bowl has 21 vertical ribs, cover has 14 vertical ribs, probably an early Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Shallow, well formed bowl with solid applied circular foot, cover with ribbed bulbous knopf created from the same gather of glass, cobalt blue, sheared rims pontil scars, overall ht. 4 inches, bowl ht. 3 5/8 inches, overall dia. 4 1/8 inches, base dia. 2 1/2 inches. Form similar to PG pg. 183, plate 163, #4 Fine condition, beautiful color. Lid, though of different pattern, appears to be correct. $1,000-2,000 116. “Congress & Empire Spring Company / Hotchkiss’ Sons / E / New York / Saratoga NY” Mineral Water Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 7 1/2 inches; (minor burst bubble on front shoulder, minor interior stain). T #E7B A beautiful Stoddard bottle. $200-400

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117. “F.A. / Parker” Sealed Wine Bottle, “H. Ricketts & Co. Glass Works, Bristol” England, 1821-1830. Cylindrical, olive green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 8 13/16 inches, dia. 3 15/16 inches. Similar to RD plate 40 Rare early example, outstanding condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400 118. “Wells / Miller / & / Provost.” Fancy Pickle Jar, America, 1840-1860. Square with beveled corners and fluted shoulders, aquamarine, outward rolled lip - pontil scar, ht. 12 inches. Z pg. 128 Beautiful early pickle jar with lots of whittle and brilliant glass clarity. $300-600 119. Mallet Spirits Bottle, England, 1740-1750. Cylindrical, olive amber, sheared lip with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 8 inches, dia. 5 inches; (minor chips on applied string lip and sheared mouth). McK plate 221, #6 Overall excellent condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600 120. Two Blown Three Mold Geometric Inkwells, probably Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, amber and olive amber, disc mouths - pontil scars, ht. 1 1/2 inches, dia. 2 3/8 inches and ht. 1 13/16 inches, dia. 2 5/8 inches. GII-16 and GII-18b Two beautiful inks in fine condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600

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121. “G. Van Benschoten / Brown Stout” Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Soda water bottle form, cylindrical, blue green, applied heavy collared mouth - iron pontil mark, half pint; (minor roughness on the second “t” in “Stout”, minor scuff on shoulder). Beautiful rich color. Unlisted. Gary Hatstat collection. $250-500 122. Double Eagle Historical Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1820-1840. Yellow amber, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (pinpoint sized flake off side of mouth). GII-70 Excellent impression, great overall condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400 123. Freeblown Chestnut Bottle, New England, 1783-1830. Light yellow amber, small applied round collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 3/8 inches. Fine condition, outstanding color, a beautiful chestnut bottle. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400 124. “Kimball’s Jaundice / Bitters / Troy. N.H.” Bitters Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1840-1860. Rectangular with wide beveled corners, olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 6 3/4 inches. R/H #K-42 Excellent example in both color and condition. $800-1,600 125. “U & I.D. Clinton / Woodbridge / Conn. / Premium Soda Water” Bottle, America, 1850-1860. Cylindrical, teal blue green, applied heavy round collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 7 inches; (1/8 inch flake off side of lip, minor exterior wear, minor interior stain). An attractive lighter color. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400

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126. “Congress & Empire Spring Company / C / Saratoga. N.Y.” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1863-1870. Cylindrical, yellow olive, applied tapered collar with ring - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches. T #C14A Great color, whittle, and condition. $200-400 127. Half Size Onion Wine Bottle, probably Dutch, 1700-1725. Cylindrical, olive green, sheared lip with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 6 5/8 inches, dia. 4 1/2 inches; (small flake off string rim). Form similar to McK plate 122, #14 Fine condition. Rare size. Ex Tom Floyd collection, Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600 128. “Clarke’s / Vegetable / Sherry / Wine / Bitters / Sharon Mass” Bitters Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular with wide beveled corners, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 11 3/4 inches; (area of minor scratching on reverse, minor roughness on base corners). R/H #C-160 Fine condition. Beautiful large bitters bottle with heavily whittled glass. $400-800 129. “G.W. Weston & Co / Saratoga. N.Y” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1848-1861. Cylindrical, deep olive green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, quart; (minor manufacturing fissures on top of mouth, minor bruise surrounding a potstone on the “n” in “Weston”). T #E1 type 1A Crude and beautiful early mineral water bottle. $200-400 130. “W & Co / N.Y.” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Pineapple form, amber, applied round collared mouth with lower ring - pontil scar, ht. 8 5/8 inches; (high point wear on points of pineapple, interior stain). R/H #P-100 Great form and color. $300-600

131. Onion Wine Bottle, England, 1695-1700. Cylindrical, olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 5 5/8 inches, dia. 5 1/2 inches; (1/2 inch horizontal crack in body). Similar to McK plate 221, #3 Generally fine condition. Ex Tom Floyd collection, Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400 132. “Pittsburgh / PA” Double Eagle Historical Flask, a Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1880. Rich olive green, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (minor high point wear, small medial rib chip at base). GII-106 Excellent example, good color and lots of bubbles. $200-400 133. Freeblown Chestnut Bottle, New England, 1783-1830. Medium yellow olive, outward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 5/8 inches. Fine condition, bright color. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400 134. “Traveler’s / (Star) / Companion” - “Ravenna / (Star) / Glass Co” Flask, Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, 1850-1860. Brilliant golden amber, applied square collared mouth - iron pontil mark, pint; (minor roughness on top edge of mouth). GXIV-3 A beautiful flask with lots of bubbles. $200-400 135. “Hoxsie Jeffers & Co / Albany” Soda Water Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, teal blue green, applied heavy collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint, ht. 6 7/8 inches; (lightly cleaned to original luster). Beautiful color, fine condition, whittled appearance. Rare. $200-400

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141. “By / A.A. Cooley / Hartford / Con” Blacking Bottle, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Oval, olive green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 1/2 inches; (minor manufacturing roughness on interior of mouth). MW plate 75, #2 A beautiful bottle, fine condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400 142. Lot Of Four Blacking Bottles, probably New England, 1840-1860. Square, light amber, yellow olive, bright apple green, and deep aqua, sheared and tooled mouths - pontil scars, ht. (3) 4 5/8 inches and 4 1/2 inches. Similar to MW plate 75, #3 All are in fine condition with beautiful and scarce colors. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600 143. “Dr J. Hostetter’s / Stomach Bitters” Bottle, a Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, bright olive yellow, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 8 7/8 inches; (minor roughness on two base corners, minor interior haze). R/H #H-195 Outstanding bright color, generally fine condition. $200-400 144. “Success To The Railroad” Historical Flask, Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1830-1850. Clear green, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (minor in-manufacturing flakes off side of lip). GV-1 A beautiful flask with outstanding color and mold impression. $500-1,000

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145. “Morning (Star) Bitters / Inceptum 5869 - Patented / 5869” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Triangular form, yellow amber, applied tapered collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 12 3/4 inches. R/H #M-135 Beautiful bottle in fine condition. $300-600 146. Franklin - Dyott Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (minor high point wear on busts). GI-94 A beautiful early flask with great mold impression. $400-800 147. Two Toilet Water Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1825-1840. Cylindrical, rich cobalt blue and sapphire blue, tooled and flared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 6 3/4 inches with stoppers; (sapphire example has minor mouth flake and flake off base edge at mold protrusion). GI-7 type 4, #2 and GI-7 type 2 Beautiful colors, sapphire example has rare ribbed stopper. Gary Hatstat collection. $400-800 148. Sunburst Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Medium bright yellow green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (1/2 inch chip from base edge, 1 inch by 1/2 inch shallow chip from sheared mouth, 1 1/2 inch neck crack). GVIII-1 A beautiful colored sunburst flask. $500-1,000 149. “Myers’ / Rock Rose / New Haven” Medicine Bottle, possibly New London Glass Works, New London, Connecticut, 1856-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 8 3/4 inches. N #466 Bright color, great whittled texture, a beautiful large medicine bottle. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600

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150. “Wharton’s / Whiskey / 1850 / Chestnut Grove” Handled Whiskey Bottle, Whitney Glass Works, Glassboro, New Jersey, 1860-1880. Ewer form with applied handle, amber, tooled mouth with pour spout - smooth base, ht. 10 inches. MW plate 48, #6 A fine handled whiskey in excellent condition. $400-800 151. Eagle - “New London / (Anchor) Glass Works” Historical Flask, New London Glass Works, New London, Connecticut, 1860-1866. Brilliant light blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GII-67 A lovely example with strong embossing. Beautiful color. $1,000-2,000 152. “T.W. Gillett / New-Haven. / (Star)” Soda Water Bottle, possibly New London Glass Works, New London, Connecticut, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, medium blue green, heavy sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, half pint; (minor exterior high point wear and scratches). A scarce Connecticut soda bottle. Nice color. $300-600 153. Two Smelling Salts Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1860. Waisted octagonal forms, blue with opaque milky and blue striations, ground mouths smooth bases, ht. 2 1/2 inches. MW plate 106, #8 Two beautifully colored and swirled smelling salts bottles. $300-600

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154. “Clyde. Glass. Works.” / “N.Y.” Lettered Flask, Clyde Glass Works, Clyde, New York, 1864-1870. Amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, pint. GXV-2 Fine condition and good color. $200-400 155. Unique Whiskey Flask, America, 1860-1880. Two piece mold, milk glass with amber mouth, applied mouth - smooth base, half pint. Extremely rare color, probably unique with amber applied mouth. $600-1,200 156. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Dark cherry puce, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (extensive chipping on applied mouth, some exterior high point wear and light scratches). GI-38 A rare and beautiful flask. $600-1,200 157. Lot Of Fifty “Poison” Bottles, America, 1890-1900. Rectangular, amber, tooled rounded mouths - smooth bases, ht. 4 1/4 inches; (one example has a 1/4 inch mouth chip). KR-14 A fine lot of “new old stock” poison bottles. Examples of this bottle have sold for $350. Good color. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000 158. “Farleys / Ink” Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Octagonal, yellow olive, sheared mouth pontil scar, ht. 1 7/8 inches, base dia. 1 7/8 inches; (slightly weakened impression). Similar to C #526 Beautiful color, good early Stoddard ink. $400-800

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159. “Wm, S. Dunham, Manufacturer / 476, Broadway / N,Y.” Fancy Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Oval, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 1/8 inches, base wdth. 4 1/8 inches; (some minor interior haze, some minor exterior scratches). Unlisted medicine Early, unusual fancy panel. Extremely rare. Kris Kernozicky collection. $500-1,000 160. “R. Knowles & Co. Union Factory / Wheeling South / Va.” Scroll Flask, R. Knowles & Company, South Wheeling, Virginia, 1849-1850. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (1/8 inch flake from top of mouth, some interior stain, weakened impression). GIX-47 This flask is listed as extremely rare. Would respond well to a professional cleaning. $400-800 161. “John Clarke / New_York” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, quart. T #C4B2 Fine condition, beautiful medium density color. $200-400 162. Blown Three Mold Inkwell, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Cylindrical, dense olive green, disc mouth pontil scar, ht. 2 inches, dia. 2 1/2 inches. GII-18 Excellent mold impression, beautiful color. $200-400 163. “Hersten / M.W.” Sealed Wine Bottle, probably America, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, medium yellow olive, sheared mouth with applied string rim - tubular pontil scar, ht. 8 1/4 inches. A beautiful, early bottle in fine condition. $400-800

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