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Opportunity Auction

Norman C. Heckler & Company

May Opportunity Auction Closing May 22, 2013 Bidding Begins May 13, 2013

Opportunity Auction An Auction of Early Glass, Bitters Bottles, Whiskeys, Historical Flasks, Colognes, Whimsey Hats, Inks, Medicines and More from the Collections of Dr. Paul S. Andreson, Mr. John April, Mr. Ralph Finch, Mr. Gary Hatstat, Mr. Bernie Robert, Mr. Mike Roberts, and Others

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A Diverse Opportunity Auction Early Glass, Whiskeys, Historical Flasks, Black Glass, Bitters, Whimsey Hats, Colognes, Inks, Medicines, and More Auction Start Date: May 13, 2013 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time Auction Closing Date: May 22, 2013 at 10:00 P.M. Eastern Time Preview by appointment: April 20, 2013 ~ May 21, 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 Barret B/K C D G G GW H JT K KW L Lee LeeII LeeIII L/P LRB McK MtW1 MtW2 MW N Na NCH NCH II Neal P PG PME R/H RD SVR 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. 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. Glasshouse Whimsies, Joyce Blake and Dale Murschell, 1989. 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. Victorian Glass Handbook, Ruth Webb Lee, 1946. Early American Pressed Glass, Ruth Webb Lee, 1946. 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. Early American Bottles and Flasks, Stephen Van Rensselaer, 1927. Collectors Guide to Saratoga Type Mineral Water Bottles, Donald Tucker, 2005. 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, May 13, 2013 at 9:00 AM EST (6:00 PM PST) closing date Wednesday, May 22, 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 May 21, 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. Bank check or money order get next day shipping 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 You can now bid online at www.hecklerauction.com


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1. Sunburst Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Medium blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some minor exterior high point wear). GVIII-1 Fine color and condition, a beautiful and early flask. $750-1,500 2. “Drakes / Plantation / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 18601880. Square, tall log cabin form with Arabesque motif, 6 log, yellow apricot with copper overtones, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches. R/H #D-102 A particularly nice example with highly whittled glass, beautiful color and crudity. $600-1,200 3. “P.H.O.” Seal Mallet Wine Bottle, England, 1780-1790. Cylindrical, yellow olive, sheared mouth with applied string rim pontil scar, ht. 10 1/4 inches; (minor mouth roughness, 1/2 inch flake from base edge). RD plate 117, #2 An early wine bottle in good condition. $400-800 4. Seeing Eye Masonic Flask, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1845-1860. Yellow amber with an olive tone, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint; (minor high point wear). GIV-43 A fine example in a great color. $300-600 5. “Constitutional / Beverage” - “W. Olmsted & Co. / New York.” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular with beveled corners, bright yellow amber, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 1/4 inches; (professionally cleaned to original luster). R/H #C-224L A rare bottle in a beautiful light color. $300-600

6. “Mrs. S.A. Allen’s / World’s Hair / Restorer” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Rectangular with beveled corners, bright medium pink amethyst with darker amethyst striations in base area, tooled flared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 1/8 inches; (professionally cleaned to original luster, minor open bubbles on interior edge of the mouth). AAM pg. 21-22 Fine condition, stunning color. $200-400 7. Washington - Eagle Portrait Flask, probably Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1830-1850. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (minor high point wear, 1/16 inch shallow chip off edge of mouth and minor mouth roughness). GI-26 Bright color, good embossing. $200-400 8. “Dr. Townsend’s / Sarsaparilla / Albany / NY” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Square with beveled corners, bright medium olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 9 1/2 inches; (professionally cleaned to original luster). Similar to D #206 Fine condition, good color, strong embossing. Small lettered example. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600 9. Hunter - Fisherman Pictorial Calabash Flask, Whitney Glass Works, Glassboro, New Jersey, 1845-1860. Yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, quart. GXIII-4 Fine condition, bright color, strong embossing. $300-600 10. “Clarke’s / Vegetable / Sherry Wine / Bitters / Sharon, Mass.” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Rectangular with wide beveled corners, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 14 inches; (bubble on base edge corner has opening in cover glass). R/H #C-155 An extremely large and impressive bitters bottle with a great whittled texture. $400-800

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11. Half Size Onion Wine Bottle, Dutch, 1700-1730. Cylindrical, olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim - tubular pontil scar, ht. 7 1/8 inches, base dia. 4 7/8 inches. McK plate 222, #14 A beautiful bubbly bottle in fine condition. An excellent example. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600 12. Masonic - Eagle Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1830. Bright medium green, tooled collared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (minor exterior high point wear). GIV-5 Good mold impression, bright color. $500-1,000 13. “W & Co / N.Y” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 18401860. In the form of a pineapple, golden amber, applied double collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 1/4 inches; (some minor exterior high point wear). Similar to H #213 A beautiful bottle. $400-800 14. “Moulton’s Oloroso Bitters / Trade (Pineapple Motif) Mark” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical with fourteen panels at base, deep aquamarine, applied collar with ring - smooth base, ht. 11 1/2 inches; (manufacturer’s roughness on mold seam near base). R/H #M-146 A great bottle with bold embossing and brilliant color. $300-600 15. Mallet Wine Bottle, England, 1730-1750. Cylindrical, olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 8 1/2 inches, base dia. 4 13/16 inches. McK plate 221, #6 An excellent example with full surface gloss, fine condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $250-500

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16. “Maple Sap And Boiled Cider / Vinegar / The C.I. Co. Ltd / East Rindge, N.H.” Bottle, America, 1880-1900. Cylindrical, cobalt blue, tooled sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 11 1/4 inches; (1/2 inch bruise on interior of mouth, minor exterior high point wear). Great color, strong embossing, generally fine condition. $300-600 17. Sunburst Flask, probably Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1820-1830. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GVIII-20 A beautiful flask with great mold impression and brilliant color. $300-600 18. “Dr. Townsend’s / Sarsaparilla / Albany / N.Y.” Medicine Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Square with beveled corners, medium emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 9 3/4 inches. Similar to D #206 An outstanding example in color, condition, and crudity. $400-800 19. “Dr. C.W. Robacks / Stomach Bitters / Cincinnati. O” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Barrel form, yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, 9 7/8 inches; (minor manufacturer’s roughness on top of mouth). R/H #R-73 A beautiful bottle, good color and fine condition. Glass is heavily whittled. $400-800 20. “General Washington.” And Bust - Eagle Portrait Flask, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (minor wear on bust of Washington). GI-2 Strong mold impression and good color. Fine condition. $300-600

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21. “Doctor / Fischs Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1866-1880. In the form of a fish, yellow amber, applied small round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 12 5/8 inches; (minor roughness on label panel edge). R/H #F-44 A fine example in a bright color. $200-400

26. Sailor - Banjo Player Pictorial Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Light yellow amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint; (professionally cleaned with some remaining wear and abrasions). GXIII-8 A beautiful light color. $200-400

22. Half Sized Shaft And Globe Wine Bottle, England, 16501661. Globular with long neck, forest green, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/16 inches, greatest dia. 4 1/4 inches; (professional restoration to the entire lower half of the body, 6 inch vertical crack running the length of the neck into the body, overall rainbow iridescence). McK plate 221, #1 Rare in this size and color. Gary Hatstat collection. $400-800

27. “Louis Kossuth” And Bust - “U.S. Steam Frigate / Mississippi / S. Huffsey” And Frigate Portrait Calabash Flask, possibly Isabella Glass Works, New Brooklyn, New Jersey, 18451860. Aquamarine, applied double collared mouth - open pontil scar, quart; (minor high point wear). GI-112 Strong mold impression and fine condition. $200-400

23. Scroll Flask, possibly Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Deep forest green, crude applied round collared mouth - huge iron pontil mark, pint; (high point wear on stars and ribs, 1/2 inch horizontal fissure in medial rib). Probably GIX-11a Beautiful rich color. Extremely crude with an interesting mouth application. $300-600 24. “Baker’s / Orange Grove / Bitters” Bottle, America, 18601880. Square with domed shoulders and roped corners, yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches; (high point wear at top of arched panels, light interior content haze). R/H #B-9 Fine condition, great color. $300-600 25. “Flora Temple / (Full Figure Of Horse) / Harness Trot 2.19 3/4 / Oct. 15. 1859” - Reverse Plain Handled Pictorial Flask, probably Whitney Glass Works, Glassboro, New Jersey, 18601870. Medium cherry puce with pinkish overtones, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, quart; (minor high point wear). GXIII-19 A beautiful flask in fine condition. $500-1,000

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28. Two Medicine Type Utility Bottles, probably America, 1820-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, sea green and light yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth with ring and applied string lip - pontil scars, ht. 5 5/8 inches and 6 3/8 inches. Similar to MW plate 72, #3 Beautiful bottles in form, color, and condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600 29. Transitional Onion Wine Bottle, England, 1661-1690. Cylindrical, olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim pontil scar, ht. 6 5/16 inches, greatest dia. 5 1/4 inches; (top of mouth has been replaced, overall matte finish). McK plate 221, #2 Fine form. Gary Hatstat collection. $250-500 30. Two Blown Three Mold Inkwells, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire and Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, olive green and olive amber, disc mouths - pontil scars, ht. 2 5/16 inches and 2 1/4 inches. GII-2 and GIII-29 Two early inkwells in excellent condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400

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31. Ribbed Pocket Flask, 20 vertical ribs, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1860-1873. Brilliant sapphire blue, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, half pint; (shallow 1/16 inch flake from side of mouth). SVR pg. 204, plate 112, #3 A very attractive and bright color. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $400-800

36. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Brilliant olive yellow, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (1/16 inch flake at base edge, minor high point wear on scrolls and stars). GIX-16 A vibrant and beautiful color. An outstanding example. Mike Roberts collection. $750-1,500

32. Ribbed Pocket Flask, 25 vertical ribs, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1860-1873. Brilliant sapphire blue, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, pint. SVR pg. 204, plate 112, #3 Beautiful color. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $400-800

37. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Medium yellow green, sheared mouth iron pontil mark, quart; (a shallow 1/2 inch surface bubble to the left of the frame has two openings in the cover glass). GIX-2 Beautiful bright color. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $750-1,500

33. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Bright blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GIX-10 Great condition, bright color. Mike Roberts collection. $400-800 34. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Medium yellow amber, applied round collared mouth - iron pontil mark, pint. GIX-11 A crude and beautiful flask. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $300-600 35. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Medium blue green, applied double collared mouth - iron pontil mark, quart; (two 1/16 inch shallow open surface bubbles). GIX-1 An eye appealing flask with an abundance of bubbles and a scarce applied mouth. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $600-1,200

38. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Medium blue green, sheared mouth - iron pontil mark, quart; (1/4 inch open bubble on medial rib, two 1/8 inch flakes from top of mouth, 1/4 inch chip from base edge). GIX-1 Beautiful bright color. Strong mold impression. Mike Roberts collection. $500-1,000 39. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Light yellow green, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint. GIX-10 An exceptional scroll flask. Great color, great character, fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $1,000-2,000 40. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Medium sapphire blue, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint. GIX-18 Fine condition, beautiful color. A scarce scroll flask. Mike Roberts collection. $1,500-3,000

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41. Clasped Hands / Masonic Emblem / “Union” - Eagle With Banner / “A.R.S.” Historical Calabash Flask, A.R. Samuels Glass Manufacturer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1855-1860. Yellow with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth pontil scar, quart; (1/32 inch to 1/8 inch manufacturer’s fissures near the vertical ribs, light interior haze). GIV-42 A rare color for this flask. Mike Roberts collection. $600-1,200 42. Hunter - Fisherman Pictorial Calabash Flask, Whitney Glass Works, Glassboro, New Jersey, 1845-1860. Medium apricot, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, quart; (1/2 inch cooling fissure in applied mouth, 1/16 inch area of roughness on base edge). GXIII-4 A beautiful rich color. Mike Roberts collection. $300-600 43. Eagle - Reverse Plain Historical Calabash Flask, America, 1845-1860. Bright yellow green, applied sloping collared mouth iron pontil mark, quart. GII-143 A fine example with strong embossing and good color. Mike Roberts collection. $300-600 44. “Kossuth” And Bust - Tree In Leaf Portrait Calabash Flask, America, 1845-1860. Brilliant olive yellow, tooled sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, quart; (minor high point wear on bust and trunk of tree). GI-113 Outstanding bright color, fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $600-1,200 45. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, probably Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1830-1850. Bright blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (1/8 inch flake and minor roughness at base edge). GIII-7 Beautiful bright color. A pretty little flask. Mike Roberts collection. $200-400

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46. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, probably Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1830-1850. Deep yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (1/2 inch shallow flake from base edge). GIII-7 Fine condition. Strong mold impression. Mike Roberts collection. $150-300 47. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, probably Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Bright blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (minor high point wear, pinpoint area of roughness on a medial rib). GIII-4 A beautiful flask in a scarce color. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $300-600 48. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1849-1860. Bright emerald green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GIII-13 A striking little flask. Beautiful color, fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $400-800 49. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, probably Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1830-1850. Light yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (slightly weakened impression on cornucopia side). GIII-11 Light color. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $150-300 50. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1849-1860. Medium blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (5/8 inch open bubble to right of cornucopia). GIII-17 Nice bright color and strong mold impression. Mike Roberts collection. $300-600

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51. Double Eagle Historical Flask, Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1860-1870. Brilliant aquamarine, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, quart. GII-26 An impressive and beautiful flask. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $300-600

56. Clasped Hands - Eagle Historical Flask, probably a Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Brilliant golden amber, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, quart. Similar to GXII-6, unlisted variant Great mold impression. Fine condition. Bright color. Mike Roberts collection. $500-1,000

52. Double Eagle Historical Flask, Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1850-1860. Aquamarine, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (1/8 inch open bubble on base edge). GII-24 Fine condition. A bright, clean flask. Mike Roberts collection. $200-400

57. Clasped Hands And “Wm Frank & Sons / Pitts” - Cannon Historical Flask, Frankstown Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennyslvania, 1860-1874. Citron, applied square collared mouth smooth base, pint; (1/4 inch shallow bubble burst, minor high point wear). GXII-39 Very crude and bubbly glass. Mike Roberts collection. $600-1,200

53. “For Pike’s Peak” And Prospector - Eagle Historical Flask, probably a Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1880. Bright olive yellow, applied square collared mouth smooth base, quart; (1/4 inch open bubble on the “O” in “For”, minor high point wear). GXI-24 Great color, strong mold impression. Mike Roberts collection. $750-1,500 54. Clasped Hands - Eagle Historical Flask, probably a Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Brilliant yellow with a hint of olive, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, half pint; (1/8 inch shallow open bubble on base corner, minor high point wear). GXII-31 A very attractive and bright color. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $400-800 55. Clasped Hands - Eagle Historical Flask, probably a Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Medium reddish amber, applied square collared mouth smooth base, half pint; (minor high point wear). GXII-31 Strong mold impression. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $300-600

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58. Clasped Hands And “A & D.H.C” - Eagle / “Pittsburgh PA” Historical Flask, A & D.H. Chambers Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Bright golden yellow, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (light interior and exterior stain). GXII-27 Unlisted in this beautiful color. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $600-1,200 59. Clasped Hands - Eagle With Banner “E.Wormser & Co / Pittsburgh / PA” Historical Flask, E.Wormser and Company Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Brilliant yellow, olive tone, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (minor high point wear, 1/16 inch flake off base corner). GXII-15 Rare color. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $1,500-3,000 60. Clasped Hands And “LF & CO” - Eagle And “Pittsburgh PA” Historical Flask, Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Brilliant yellow green, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (minor exterior stain). GXII-19 A rare and unlisted color for this mold. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $1,000-2,000

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66. “Success To The Railroad” And Horse And Cart Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1830-1850. Medium yellow green, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (epoxy repair under front legs of horse and on side of lip). GV-4 Beautiful color. Mike Roberts collection. $200-400

62. Sunburst Flask, probably Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Brilliant light green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (mold seam roughness on upper shoulder with associated shallow 1/4 inch by 3/4 inch chip). GVIII-2 A beautiful, bright example. Mike Roberts collection. $300-600

67. “Washington” And Bust - “Jackson” And Bust Portrait Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1830-1850. Brilliant light yellow amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-32 A brilliant example in fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $300-600

63. Sunburst Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Light yellow olive, sheared mouth pontil scar, half pint; (minor wear at convergence of rays). GVIII-16 A beautiful, bright example. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $500-1,000 64. Sunburst Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Brilliant light olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (1/2 inch hairline fissure on the upper left of the sunburst). GVIII-3 An unbelievably crude flask with an abundance of bubbles and potstones. Very attractive. Mike Roberts collection. $350-700 65. “Lafayette” And Bust - Liberty Cap Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Medium yellow amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (minor high point wear). GI-86 Strong embossing, attractive color. Mike Roberts collection. $750-1,500

68. “Lowell / Railroad” And Horse And Cart - Eagle Historical Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 18301848. Medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (shallow 1/16 inch flake from top of mouth, light exterior stain, minor high point wear). GV-10 Lots of bubbles. An attractive color. Mike Roberts collection. $250-500 69. Eagle - Cornucopia Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1830-1850. Dark olive green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (roughness on top of mouth, minor high point wear). GII-73 A beautiful and crude flask with an abundance of bubbles. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $250-500 70. Eagle “T.W.D” - “Franklin.” Frigate Historical Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 18301838. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (minor high point wear, two shallow chips under the “Fr” in Franklin the largest being 1/2 inch by 1/4 inch). GII-42 Strong impression. Mike Roberts collection. $150-300

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71. Summer Tree - Winter Tree Pictorial Flask, possibly Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore Maryland, 1860-1870. Light yellow green, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (shallow 1/2 inch flake from inside edge of mouth, shallow 1/2 inch flake from medial rib at shoulder). GX-19 Beautiful and rare color. Great mold impression. Mike Roberts collection. $1,000-2,000 72. Eagle - Cornucopia Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Brilliant aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (minor high point wear). GII-11 An attractive flask with a strong mold impression. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $350-700 73. Masonic - Eagle And “Zanesville” / “Ohio / J. Shepard & Co.” Historical Flask, J. Shepard and Company, Zanesville, Ohio, 1825-1835. Bright reddish amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GIV-32 Beautiful bright color. A great mold impression. Mike Roberts collection. $800-1,600 74. Pattern Molded Flask, 24 vertical ribs, possibly Mantua Glass Works, Mantua, Ohio, 1800-1840. Bright yellow, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 3/4 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 98, #4 An extremely beautiful and delicate flask. Fine condition. Ex Gail Ross collection, Mike Roberts collection. $750-1,500 75. Masonic - “Franklin.” Frigate Historical Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1825-1838. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light interior haze). GIV-34 Strong mold impression. Fine condition. Mike Roberts collection. $200-400

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76. Two Early Medicine Type Bottles, possibly America, 17801820. Rectangular with wide beveled corners, olive green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring and sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scars, ht. 7 1/8 inches and 6 7/16 inches. MW plate 72, #2 Fine condition, beautiful colors. Smaller bottle was found in Woodbury, Connecticut. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600 77. Lot Of Three Medicine Bottles, “Trabue’s / Antidispeptic / Elixir.”, “Doctor. I. Scott’s / White / Circassian Liniment”, and “Dr. G.W. Phillips / Family. Medicines”, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, aquamarine, sheared and inward rolled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 5 1/4 inches, 5 inches, and 4 3/4 inches. Unlisted Phillips bottle has partial label. Rare bottles in fine condition. $400-800 78. Lot Of Three Cologne Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, fiery opalescent milk glass, light blue, and medium powder blue, tooled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 10 3/4 inches, 8 1/4 inches, and 6 1/8 inches. MW plate 114, #8 Beautiful colors, fine condition. Ralph Finch collection. $300-600 79. Mallet Wine Bottle, England, 1755-1775. Cylindrical, dark olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim - large jagged pontil scar, ht. 8 3/8 inches, base dia. 4 5/8 inches; (minor exterior high point wear). McK plate 221, #7 Several interesting droplets of glass adhered to base edge. Fine overall condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400

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80. Two Cologne Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1888. Octagonal corseted forms, colorless and aquamarine, tooled mouths smooth base and pontil scar, ht. 5 1/2 inches and 4 3/4 inches. MW plate 114, #7 Great forms and fine condition. Ralph Finch collection. $250-500 81. Masonic - “JP” And Eagle Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Light blue green, tooled mouth - pontil scar, pint; (minor high point wear). GIV-1 Strong mold impression, beautiful color, fine condition. $300-600 82. Two Cologne Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1888. Tall tapered twelve sided forms, amethyst, tooled mouths - smooth bases, ht. 8 3/4 inches and 7 1/4 inches; (taller example has 1/8 inch flat flake off top of mouth). MW plate 114, #5 Two beautiful Sandwich colognes. Great colors. Ralph Finch collection. $250-500 83. “Dr. Bloodgoods / Elixir Of Health” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 5/8 inches. PME pg. 36 Extremely rare. $400-800 84. Two Wide Mouth Utility Bottles, possibly English and Dutch, 1765-1790. Cylindrical, olive green, sheared mouths with applied string rims - pontil scars, ht. 5 1/4 inches and 6 1/4 inches; (shorter bottle has bubble burst on interior of neck and small chips to the sheared mouth). Similar to MW plate 72, #9 Great forms and beautiful colors. Gary Hatstat collection. $250-500

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89. Early Fluid Lamp, probably New England Glass Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1820-1830. Square pressed stepped monument base with lion heads and fruit baskets, freeblown globular font, milk glass, overall ht. with burner 8 inches; (1/2 inch chip off one base corner and areas of manufacturer’s roughness). Similar to McK plate 196, #7 A rare and early fluid lamp. Retains original brass collar with double tube whale oil burner. $400-800

93. Lot Of Three Medicine Bottles, “Greenes / Vegetable / Alterative / & Restorative / Syrup / Cincinnati. O”, “Dr. Mann’s / Celebrated / Ague. Balsam / Galion. Ohio”, and “Dr. Wistars / Balsam Of / Wild Cherry / Sanford & Park / Cincinnati. O.”, America, 1840-1870. Rectangular and octagonal, aquamarine, applied mouths - pontil scar, iron pontil mark, and smooth base, ht. 8 3/4 inches, 6 3/4 inches, and 6 inches. PME pg. 152, 236, and 379 Fine condition. Beautiful and scarce bottles. $300-600

90. Two Cologne Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1888. Tall tapered twelve sided forms, deep cobalt blue and green, tooled mouths smooth bases, ht. 8 3/4 inches and 7 1/2 inches; (cobalt example has 1/4 inch flake off tooled mouth). MW plate 114, #5 Beautiful colors. Ralph Finch collection. $300-600

94. Lot Of Six Cologne Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1888. Tall tapered twelve sided forms and corseted waist forms, aquamarine and colorless, tooled mouths and applied sloping collared mouths smooth base and pontil scars, ht. 2 1/2 inches to 7 3/4 inches; (taller colorless example has minor roughness under edge of mouth rim). MW plate 113, #6, #2 and #3 Scarce forms and sizes. Ralph Finch collection. $200-400

91. “American Oil / Burkesville / Kentucky.” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular, aquamarine, outward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 3/4 inches; (1/8 inch flake under rolled mouth, 1/4 inch flake off base edge, light interior stain). PME pg. 5 Great form, a very rare medicine bottle. $400-800 92. Lot Of Three Blacking Bottles, America, 1830-1860. Square, olive amber and amber, sheared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 4 3/8 inches, 4 1/2 inches, and 5 inches. Similar to MW plate 75, #3 Beautiful colors and fine condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400

95. Onion Wine Bottle, England, 1680-1700. Cylindrical, deep olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 5 3/8 inches, dia. 5 3/4 inches; (one side of bottle has an area of heavy wear and abrasions). McK plate 221, #4 Great form, generally fine condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600 96. Two Cologne Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, medium powder blue, tooled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 12 3/4 inches and 8 3/4 inches. Similar to MW plate 114, #8 Beautiful colors, fine condition. Ralph Finch collection. $200-400

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97. “Dr. Townsend’s / Sarsaparilla / Albany N.Y.” Medicine Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Square with beveled corners, deep yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth - petalled iron pontil mark, ht. 9 1/4 inches. Similar to D #206 Fine condition, beautiful rich color. $400-800

102. Two Long Necked Wine Bottles, Dutch, 1770-1790. Cylindrical, olive green and olive amber, sheared mouths with applied string rims - pontil scars, ht. 9 9/16 inches and 6 7/8 inches. Similar to AG plate 79, #1 Fine condition. One labeled, “Thomas Parsons, In The Year 1827”. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600

98. Lot Of Three Pontiled Medicine Bottles, “Dr. A.L. Adams / Liver Balsam”, “Dr. J.S. Kerr Cholera Syrup”, and “Dr. G.W. Denig / Chillicothe O”, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, aquamarine, applied mouths and inward rolled mouth - iron pontil mark and pontil scars, ht. 7 1/4 inches, 6 1/4 inches, and 5 3/4 inches; (the Denig bottle has a 1/2 inch fissure at the pontil scar). PME pg. 1, 107, and 211 A fine grouping of Ohio medicine bottles. $200-400

103. “W. Wilke & Co / Cin. O. - This Bottle / Is Never Sold” Soda Water Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Twelve sided form, deep aquamarine, applied heavy collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 7 3/4 inches; (minor roughness on several points of base edge). Good condition. Rare. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400

99. Eagle - “Willington / Glass, Co.” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Yellow olive, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, pint. GII-64 Great color, fine condition, scarce mouth treatment. $250-500 100. Lot Of Three Cologne Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 18401888. Tall tapered twelve sided forms, white milk glass, fiery opalescent milk glass, and moonstone, tooled mouths - smooth bases and pontil scar, ht. 7 1/4 inches, 5 1/2 inches, and 4 inches. Similar to MW plate 113, #2 and #3 Fine condition, great colors. Moonstone example is rare. Ralph Finch collection. $300-600 101. “Morse’s / Celebrated Syrup / Prov. R.I.” Medicine Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Oval, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 9 1/4 inches. N #459 Fine condition. A brilliant, large, pontiled medicine bottle. $200-400

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104. Lot Of Four Figural Cologne Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 18601888. Square monument forms, colorless, tooled flared mouths smooth bases, ht. 11 3/4 inches, 8 inches, 6 1/2 inches. Similar to MW plate 114, #3 Nice group. Ralph Finch collection. $200-400 105. Two Cologne Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1888. Tall tapered twelve sided form and corseted waist rectangular form, shades of amethyst, tooled mouths - smooth bases, ht. 6 1/4 inches and 4 3/4 inches. Similar to MW plate 113, #2 and #6 Great forms and beautiful colors. Ralph Finch collection. $300-600 106. Lot Of Three Pontiled Medicine Bottles, “Mathewson’s / Horse / Remedy / Price 50 Cts”, “Flagg’s Good / Samaritan’s / Immediate / Relief / Cincinnati. O”, and “Rowand’s / Tonic / Mixture / Or Vegetable / Febrifuge / Philada”, America, 18401860. Rectangular with beveled corners, five sided, and six sided, aquamarine, tooled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 6 1/2 inches, 5 1/2 inches, and 3 3/4 inches; (Rowand’s bottle has been professionally cleaned and retains some exterior wear). PME pg. 130, 242, and 304 A fine lot. $400-800

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107. Mallet Wine Bottle, England, 1725-1730. Cylindrical, deep olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/4 inches, dia. 5 7/16 inches; (flat 1/2 inch flake from applied string rim, two areas of roughness on top of mouth). McK plate 221, #5 Great early form with overall original body sheen. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400 108. Pane Of Bullseye Window Glass, America, 1800-1830. Square, aquamarine, smooth on one side - jagged pontil on obverse, ht. 11 inches, wdth. 11 1/2 inches. Pane is inscribed, “John Banks Sept. 26 1814” / “William Bennet June 28 1836 / HBK(?)”. $200-400 109. Lot Of Three Pontiled Medicine Bottles, “Loree’s / Ohio Liniment”, “Dr. G.W. Phillip’s / Diarrhoea Syrup / Cincinnati. O”, and “Dr. G.W. Phillip’s / Family Medicines”, America, 18401860. Rectangular with beveled corners and oval, aquamarine, inward rolled mouth and applied mouths - pontil scars, ht. 4 1/2 inches, 6 inches, and 6 1/4 inches; (phillip’s bottle has an open bubble on the panel edge). PME pg. 229 and 279 A lot of three early and scarce Ohio medicine bottles. $200-400 110. Two Early Utility Bottles, probably New England, 18201860. Cylindrical, yellow olive and yellow amber, sheared and tooled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 6 9/16 inches and 4 7/8 inches. Similar to MW plate 75, #5 Beautiful colors. Two fine early utility bottles. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600

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115. “Newburgh Glass Co. Patd Feb 27th 1866” Lettered Flask, Newburgh Glass Works, Newburgh, New York, 1866-1880. Deep olive green, double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint; (lettering somewhat weak). GX-15 variant A wonderful early, crude flask. Fine condition. Rare mold, rare color. John April collection. $1,500-3,000 116. Paneled Cologne Bottle, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1860. Tall tapered twelve sided form, light powder blue, tooled flared mouth pontil scar, ht. 11 1/4 inches. MW plate 114, #5 The color of this bottle, when viewed in sunlight, changes to an unusual blue green hue. Fine condition. John April collection. $400-800 117. “National Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of an ear of corn, brilliant yellow, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 12 1/2 inches. R/H #N-8 Outstanding brilliant color. Great condition. An exceptional example. John April collection. $1,500-3,000 118. “Harrison’s Colombian Ink” Master Ink Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, brilliant cobalt blue, applied square collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 4 1/2 inches. Similar to C #195 Beautiful, rich color and fine condition. John April collection. $1,000-2,000 119. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Medium pinkish puce, sheared mouth - smooth base, pint; (1 inch by 1/2 inch epoxy repair to the sheared mouth.). GI-38 Beautiful, rare color. Strong embossing. John April collection. $500-1,000

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124. Two “Patent (Reversed)” And “Patent” Mold Blown Insulators, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1850-1872. Octagonal cone form with bulbous neck ring and molded screw base, deep yellow olive, ground mouths - smooth bases, lgth. 5 1/4 inches and 4 7/8 inches; (both examples have damage to the tip of the cone, one with a large chip and one with a hole). KW pg. 158 One example has only the reverse lettered “Patent” on one panel and a shorter screw base. The more common example has “Patent” embossed twice and has a longer base. $400-800 125. Figural Cologne Bottle, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1880. In the form of the Bunker Hill monument, brilliant emerald green, tooled flared mouth - smooth base, ht. 12 inches; (missing the stopper). Similar to MW plate 114, #3 Fine condition. Big, beautiful and rare. Exceptional color. Ralph Finch collection. $1,000-2,000 126. “Strong & Cobb Wholesale Druggists Cleveland. O” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, medium sapphire blue, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 1/2 inches; (washable interior content residue, 1/8 inch shallow flake off side of mouth). AAM pg. 498 Beautiful light color. A very attractive, large medicine bottle. $200-400 127. Masonic Arch And Emblems - “NEG Co” Eagle Historical Flask, probably New England Glass Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1818-1826. Brilliant aquamarine, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (shallow 1/2 inch pontil chips come to base edge). GIV-27 An early New England flask with a strong mold impression. Fine condition. Ex Seagram Glass Museum collection. $400-800

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128. Freeblown Bowl, probably Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1850-1860. Bulbous, opaque white with red and blue loopings cased with clear, sheared and tooled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 inches; (tiny 1/16 inch open surface bubble). Similar in form and construcion to PG plate 487 $300-600 129. Two Fancy Cologne Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1888. Paneled hourglass forms, colorless and milkglass, tooled flared mouths - smooth bases, ht. 6 3/4 inches and 5 5/8 inches. Similar to MW plate 114, #7 Rare and beautiful. Fine condition. Ralph Finch collection. $500-1,000 130. Lot Of Three Medicine Bottles, “Bach’s / American Compound / Auburn. N.Y”, “Mathewsons / Infallable Remedy / Price 50CTs”, and “M.B. Robert’s Vegetable Embrocation”, America, 1845-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners and cylindrical, aquamarine and light green, applied double collared mouths and applied sloping collared mouth - tubular pontil scars, ht. 7 1/2 inches, 6 1/2 inches, and 5 inches; (Mathewsons has minor exterior high point wear). AAM pg. 36, 340, and 445 Fine condition. $300-600 131. “Drakes / Plantation / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square, tall log cabin form with Arabesque motif, 6 log, medium yellowish gingerale with topaz tones, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches. R/H #D-102 Outstanding color. Fine condition. $800-1,600 132. “Lafayette” And Bust - Liberty Cap Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Medium olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (3/4 inch spider fissure above the second “a” in Lafayette). GI-85 A beautiful flask with strong mold impression. Ex Seagram Glass Museum collection. $300-600

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138. Unusual Cologne Bottle, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1860. Tall tapered twelve sided form, brilliant medium amethyst, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 7/8 inches. Similar to MW plate 114, #1 A very interesting example with the pontil scar extending a full 1/4 inch from the base. Appealing color and crudity. Fine condition. Ralph Finch collection. $250-500 139. Pattern Molded Flask, 18 vertical ribs, Midwest America, 1820-1840. Brilliant aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 3/8 inches. Similar in form to MW plate 98, #3 A bright flask in fine condition. $150-300 140. Figural Cologne Bottle, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1880. In the form of the Bunker Hill monument, deep fiery opalescent clambroth, tooled flared mouth - smooth base, ht. 5 1/4 inches; (1/8 inch shallow mouth chip). Similar to MW plate 114, #3 This wonderful cologne bottle retains the original label which reads “ Cologne Water for the Toilet”. A very unusual and appealing color. Rare. Ralph Finch collection. $300-600 141. Sunburst Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Medium yellow olive, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (minor wear at convergence of sunburst rays). GVIII-3 Brilliant color. Fine condition. Ex Seagram Glass Museum collection. $600-1,200 142. Fancy Cologne Bottle, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1880. Octagonal paneled hourglass form, medium amethyst, tooled flared mouth smooth base, ht. 4 1/2 inches. Similar to MW plate 114, #7 A scarce and beautiful form. Fine condition. Ralph Finch collection. $300-600

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148. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the right, 32 ribs, Midwest America, 1820-1840. Light green, sheared mouth pontil scar, ht. 6 1/2 inches; (some wear at the high points, mostly around the base). MW plate 89, #10 An attractive flask with tight ribs and swirls. Fine condition. $400-800

144. Blown Three Mold Decanter, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1840. Bulbous form, medium olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GIII-16 Strong mold impression. Fine condition. Ex Seagram Glass Museum collection. $400-800

149. Freeblown Miniature Fluid Lamp, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1800-1840. Globular with wine glass stem, colorless, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 3 1/4 inches. McK plate 189, #4 Retains tin drop burner with cork. Fine condition. $300-600

145. Cologne Bottle, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, light amethyst, outward flared and rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 12 1/2 inches. Similar to MW plate 114, #8 A beautiful, large cologne. Retains the original label “Eau de Cologne”. Fine condition. Ralph Finch collection. $300-600 146. Freeblown Inkwell, probably New England, 1820-1840. Melon form, light yellow amber, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 1 5/8 inches, dia. 2 1/4 inches; (1/2 inch cooling fissure near base). Similar to C #1031 and #1037 Delicate with a perfect flared mouth. A very unusual form. $200-400 147. Rare Pressed Glass Spill Holder, Sandwich Star pattern, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1860. Hexagonal, electric blue, ground pontil scar, ht. 5 inches; (three 1/16 flakes from points on bowl and foot). William J. Elsholz collection #1245 Appears to be the exact item pictured in the catalog. Brilliant color, fine condition. $500-1,000

150. Early Covered Sugar Bowl, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1828-1835. Beehive form, colorless, tooled galleried rim with matching cover - ground pontil scar, overall ht. 7 1/2 inches, greatest dia. 5 1/4 inches. Construction similar to B/K #1268-1272 A rare and early Sandwich Glass Works product. $400-800 151. Freeblown Globular Bottle, probably New Jersey, 17801830. Cylindrical, medium olive green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 7/8 inches; (minor wear around circumference of body, light interior stain). An attractive and early form. $400-800 152. Scroll Flask, America, 1845-1860. Light cornflower blue gray, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (1/8 inch flat chip from top of the sheared mouth, some minor exterior high point wear). Probably GIX-16 Rare mold, unusual color. $350-700

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157. Blown Three Mold Glass Hat Whimsey, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. In the form of a tall top hat, brilliant cobalt blue, tooled and inward folded rim - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/8 inches, rim dia. 2 1/2 inches; (1/16 inch flake from inner edge of folded rim). GIII-25 Outstanding form and color. Fine condition. Aquired from Mrs. Tilden in 1947, Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $400-800

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161. Freeblown Glass Hat Whimsey, possibly New Jersey, 1880-1900. Cylindrical, brilliant orange amber, sheared rim pontil scar, ht. 4 inches, rim dia. 8 inches. Similar in form and construction to McK plate 75, #16 Fine condition. A very impressive piece of “offhand glass”. Ex Ruth Webb Lee collection, Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $300-600

165. Bottle Mold Umbrella lnk Glass Hat Whimsey, America, 1840-1860. Octagonal, aquamarine, sheared rim - pontil scar, ht. 1 1/4 inches, rim dia. 3 5/8 inches. Similar to GW plate 37, exact item pictured LeeII plate 118 Great form. Extremely rare and desirable. Fine condition. Purchased from Cliff Blake, Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $500-1,000

162. Pattern Molded Glass Hat Whimsey, 16 vertical ribs, Midwest America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, brilliant golden amber, sheared rim - pontil scar, ht. 1 3/4 inches, rim dia. 2 7/8 inches. Similar in form and construction to McK plate 75, #16 Rare with ribbed pattern. Great color. Fine condition. Ex Ruth Webb Lee collection, Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $400-800

166. Freeblown Glass Hat Whimsey, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, medium amber, sheared rim - pontil scar, ht. 2 inches, rim dia. 3 inches. Similar in form and construction to McK plate 75, #14 Great condition. A heavy little hat in an attractive form. Purchased at Barretts in Groton, Massachusetts, Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $200-400

163. Blown Three Mold Toy Hat Glass Whimsey, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1830-1848. Cylindrical, colorless, sheared and inward rolled rim pontil scar, ht. 1 1/2 inches, rim dia. 1 1/2 inches; (manufacturer’s fold in glass at base). GII-18, similar in form and construction to McK plate 107, #9 An extremely rare and desireable Sandwich toy hat. Fine condition. Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $300-600

167. Freeblown Glass Hat Whimsey, probably New England, 1830-1860. Cylindrical hat form, medium olive green, sheared and tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 2 inches, rim dia. 4 inches; (light wear around edge of rim and body of hat, 3/8 inch bubble burst on interior base). Similar in form and construction to McK plate 75, #12 A very attractive hat, blown with crude, bubbly glass. Fine condition. Purchased from Cliff Blake, Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $300-600

164. Freeblown Glass Hat Whimsey, possibly Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1787-1830. Cylindrical hat form, medium olive amber, sheared rim - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/4 inches, rim dia. 3 1/8 inches; (portions of the rim have been ground, 1/4 inch flake from the rim). Similar in form and construction to McK plate 75, #16 An early and attractive blown hat. Great form. Purchased from Ruth Barber in New York City, Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $150-300

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168. “Dr. Moore’s / Veneral / Antiseptic (Woman Wrapped In Banner) Physical Purity Trade Mark” Medicine Bottle, America, 1880-1900. Rectangular with rounded corners, medium yellow amber, tooled flared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 7/8 inches; (two shallow 1/8 inch flakes from tooled mouth, 1/4 inch cooling fissure at base edge). AAM pg. 365 Very attractive embossing with a strong mold impression. $150-300

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169. Lot Of Thirteen Christmas Lights, America and Europe, 1860-1890. Various forms and sizes, various colors, tooled and ground mouths - smooth and pontiled bases, ht. 2 1/2 inches to 4 1/4 inches; (cranberry example has several shallow chips to ground mouth, the largest being 1/4 inch). A diverse and beautiful grouping. Great colors. $400-800 170. “Washington” And Bust - “G. Z. Taylor” And Bust Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 18401860. Deep emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth pontil scar, pint. GI-50 Rare color, finest condition, exceptional historical flask. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection. $1,200-2,400 171. “Excelsior / Herb Bitters / Washington. N.J. / J.V. Mattison” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular with beveled corners, golden amber, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 inches; (1/4 inch flake off edge of applied mouth). R/H #E-65 A beautiful bottle in form, color, and condition. $750-1,500 172. “Granite / Glass / Co” - “Stoddard / NH” Lettered Flask, Granite Glass Works, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1850. Brilliant yellow olive, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint; (minor high point wear). GXV-7 Beautiful color, generally fine condition, strong embossing. $400-800

173. “Connell’s Brahminical / Moon Plant / East Indian / Remedies” - “(Motif Of Stars Around Two Feet) / Trade Mark” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Oval, yellow amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 8 3/8 inches; (minor exterior high point wear). AAM pg. 113 A fine bottle with unusual embossing. Rare. $250-500 174. Blown Three Mold Decanter, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1840. Bulbous form, deep yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GIII-16 Fine condition, great color, almost no wear. $400-800 175. “A.S. / C.R.” Sealed Wine Bottle, England, 1790-1830. Cylindrical, deep olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 10 1/8 inches. McK plate 221, #9 A fine early bottle in great condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $150-300 176. Two Blown Three Mold Toilet Water Bottles, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, light lavender blue and cobalt blue, flared tooled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 5 7/16 inches and 5 13/16 inches. GI-7 type 4 and GI-3 type 2 Fine colors and good condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600 177. “Dr. Townsend’s / Sarsaparilla / Albany / NY” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Square with beveled corners, yellowish olive, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 9 inches; (small potstone below the “N” in “NY” has two 1/16 inch radiating legs). Similar to D #206 Good color. A crude early bottle. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400

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183. “Greeley’s / Bourbon / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium pinkish cherry puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (pinhead sized flake off edge of collared mouth). R/H #G-101 Fine condition, beautiful color. $400-800

179. Half Size Mallet Wine Bottle, England, 1725-1730. Cylindrical, olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim pontil scar, ht. 6 1/16 inches, dia. 4 1/4 inches; (minor interior stain, matte finish on the exterior). McK plate 221, #5 An early bottle in fine condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600

184. Bladder Wine Bottle, England, 1720-1740. Oval form, olive green, sheared mouth with applied string lip - pontil scar, ht. 7 3/4 inches, dia. 6 1/8 inches; (heavy exterior wear). Similar to McK plate 221, #3 Scarce in this size and form. Gary Hatstat collection. $250-500

180. “Lowell / Railroad” And Horse And Cart - Eagle Historical Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (minor high point wear, two 1/8 inch shallow flakes from the side of mouth, one at top of mouth). GV-10 Beautiful color, excellent crudity and bubbles. Gary Hatstat collection. $150-300 181. “Bininger’s / (Motif Of Clock) / Regulator / 19 Broad Street / New York” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 18401860. Clock form, deep golden amber, applied double collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 inches; (a shallow 1/4 inch flake off medial rib and minor exterior high point wear). GXIII-87 Strong embossing, generally fine condition. $250-500 182. “Jno Moffat / Phoenix / Bitters” Bottle, New England, 18401860. Rectangular with beveled corners, olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 3/8 inches; (minor high point wear on lettering). R/H #M-110 A beautiful early bitters bottle in fine condition. $500-1,000

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185. “Washington” And Bust - “Jackson” And Bust Portrait Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1830-1850. Brilliant light yellow olive, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint. GI-31 Fine condition, outstanding color, excellent mold impression. An exceptional example. $300-600 186. Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 21 vertical ribs, possibly an early Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 18201840. Light pinkish puce with an amethyst tone, sheared mouth pontil scar, ht. 7 1/8 inches. Similar to MW plate 98, #11 Beautiful color and condition. A fine early flask. $500-1,000 187. “Kimball’s / Jaundice / Bitters” Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1845-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, yellow amber with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 6 7/8 inches; (shallow 1/4 inch base chip has been buffed). R/H #K-42 An excellent example with many bubbles and lacking any trace of wear. Gary Hatstat collection. $400-800

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190. “Granite / Glass / Co” - “Stoddard / NH” Lettered Flask, Granite Glass Works, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1872. Olive amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, pint. GXV-7 Great condition, beautiful color, crisp embossing. An excellent example. $300-600

195. Two Umbrella Ink Bottles, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Octagonal, amber and olive amber, sheared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 2 1/2 inches. Similar to C #131 Fine condition, wonderful color, crudely made. $200-400

191. “Greeley’s / Bourbon / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium smoky topaz, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (professionally cleaned to original luster, 1/4 inch chip and two 1/8 inch shallow flakes from the side of collared mouth). R/H #G-101 An unusual and attractive color. $300-600

196. Horse And Cart Historical Flask, probably Mount Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, New York, 1830-1850. Yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (minor high point wear). GV-7 An outstanding example in color, mold impression, and condition. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection. $600-1,200

192. Two Freeblown Chestnut Bottles, New England, 17831830. Olive green and olive yellow, applied mouths - pontil scars, ht. 5 3/8 inches and 5 1/4 inches; (amber example has washable content residue). Wonderful forms, good condition, and beautiful colors. $400-800

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202. Eagle - “Willington / Glass, Co.” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 18601872. Yellowish olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth smooth base, pint; (tiny potstone on shoulder has 1/16 inch radiating legs, 1/8 inch open bubble on the reverse has an opening in the cover glass). GII-64 Great mold impression and color, a beautiful flask. Blemishes noted for accuracy only. $200-400 203. “Swaim’s / Panacea / Philada” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical with indented panels, deep yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 7 7/8 inches, base dia. 3 1/2 inches; (minor manufacturer’s mouth roughness). N #612 Fine condition, great color. Early and crude. $250-500 204. Double Eagle Historical Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Yellow olive, sheared mouth pontil scar, half pint; (minor high point wear on eagles). GII-71 Beautiful color, generally fine condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $200-400 205. “Dr. Townsend’s / Sarsaparilla / New. York.” Medicine Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, blue green, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 9 5/8 inches; (professionally cleaned with remaining scratches, potstone with 1/16 inch radiating legs under the last “a” in “Sarsaparilla”, a shallow 1/8 inch chip on edge of mouth). Similar to D #206 A beautiful color. $250-500 206. Seeing Eye Masonic Flask, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1870. Light yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (minor high point wear). GIV-43 Fine condition, outstanding light color, a beautiful New England flask. $300-600

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207. Onion Wine Bottle, England, 1690-1730. Cylindrical, deep olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 6 3/8 inches, greatest dia. 6 inches; (extremely light exterior scratches). McK plate 221, #3 Full original body sheen, excellent condition. Gary Hatstat collection. $400-800 208. Two Figural Cologne Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1888. Square monument form, colorless, tooled and flared mouths smooth bases, ht. 14 3/4 inches with stopper and 9 3/4 inches. Similar to MW plate 114, #3 One example has full label which reads, “Cologne Water For The Toilet” and one example retains a rare original stopper. Ralph Finch collection. $200-400 209. Lot Of Four Medicine Bottles, “Dr. G.W. Phillips / Rheumatic Liniment / Cincinnati”, “Roger’s / Vegetable Worm Syrup / Cincinnati”, “N.U. Walker & Company / Castor Oil / Wellsville / Ohio”, “Dr. C.W. Roback’s / Scandinavian / Blood Purifier. / Cincinatti. O”, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular and oval forms, aquamarine, applied mouths and inward rolled mouth - pontil scars, ht. 7 3/4 inches, 5 1/4 inches, 4 1/2 inches, and 4 5/8 inches. PME pgs. 279, 299, 362, 295 A fine grouping of pontiled Midwestern medicine bottles. $400-800 210. Mallet Wine Bottle, England, 1725-1730. Cylindrical, deep olive amber, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 6 3/8 inches, greatest dia. 5 5/8 inches; (1/2 inch chip at top of mouth, 1 1/2 inch bubble on side of body has an opening in the cover glass). McK plate 221, #5 Bottle retains original surface with minor wear, small droplet of glass adheared to side of neck. Gary Hatstat collection. $300-600

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211. “City Bottling Works / Toledo Ohio” Soda Bottle, America, 1870-1880. Cylindrical, sapphire blue, applied heavy sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 1/4 inches; (professionally cleaned to original luster). A scarce bottle in a beautiful color. $250-500 212. “Doctor / Geo. W. Blocksom / Druggist / Zanesville” Medicine Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Twelve sided form, aquamarine, heavy applied square collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 8 1/4 inches; (shallow 1/8 inch flake off side of applied mouth). PME pg. 36 A large and handsome medicine bottle. $500-1,000 213. Lot Of Three Cologne Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1888. Tall tapered twelve sided forms, cobalt blue, sapphire blue, and medium green, tooled mouths - smooth bases, ht. 6 1/2 inches, 6 3/4 inches, and 4 3/4 inches. Similar to MW plate 114, #5 Fine condition, beautiful colors. Ralph Finch collection. $300-600 214. “Baltimore” And Monument - “Corn For The World” And Ear Of Corn Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Aquamarine, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (minor exterior wear). GVI-6 Strong embossing, a scarce historical flask. $200-400 215. Lot Of Three Cologne Bottles, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1888. Cylindrical form with beaded flutes, white milk glass, tooled flared mouths smooth bases, ht. 10 1/4 inches, 8 inches, and 5 3/8 inches. MW plate 114, #4 A nice graduated set in a scarce form. Fine condition. Ralph Finch collection. $250-500

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