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Select Auction 107 Bidding Begins December 30, 2013 Closes January 8, 2014

An Auction of Early Glass, Bitters Bottles, Whiskeys, Historical Flasks, Colognes, Glass, Inks, Medicines and More. YouBlack can now bid online at www.hecklerauction.com


Opportunity Auction CONDITIONS OF SALE 1. Absentee Auction: The items in this auction will be sold at unreserved absentee auction, opening date Monday, December 30, 2013 at 9:00 AM EST (6:00 PM PST) closing date Wednesday, January 8, 2014 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. 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 will facilitate immediate processing. 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. Shipping, handling and insurance are extra. Our shipping charges for most glass items and accessories (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/or certain postal zones which USPS attaches a surcharge. Some items may require transport through a fine arts carrier which can be arranged by the buyer or with Norman C. Heckler & Company. 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 items. The Auctioneers will be the sole judge in consideration of refunds. It is the Auctioneers sincere intention to consider any reasonable request for a refund pertaining to a major oversight in the description of an object (ie: large epoxy repairs, large chips, extensive cracks, etc.) and not nuances of color, minute flaws, or normal antique “fair wear and tear”. 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. Pattern Molded Toilet Water Bottle, 16 ribs swirled to the left, possibly early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 18151830. Bulbous, brilliant medium amethyst, tooled flared mouth pontil scar, ht. 5 1/2 inches. Similar in construction to PG color plate 5, #2 Interesting crudity in neck. Outstanding color. Fine condition. $400-800

6. “Greeley’s Bourbon / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 18601880. Barrel form, bright medium yellowish topaz, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (multiple shallow flakes and one 1/8 inch chip at mouth). R/H #G-101 Strong embossing. Attractive whittle and bubbles. Outstanding color. $250-500

2. “Dr. Huntington’s / Golden Tonic / Bitters.” - “Portland / Maine” Bitters Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1872. Square with beveled corners, medium golden amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (some light interior haze). R/H #H-213 Crudely applied mouth. Listed as rare. Fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $300-600

7. Dip Mold Snuff Bottle, America, 1815-1830. Square, bright yellow olive, flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 1/8 inches; (some washable interior content residue). Similar to MW plate 75, #13 Great form and color. Fine condition. $200-400

3. “Berlin Mineral Water Co. / Soda / Boston / USA (Embossed Eagle And Cross)” Soda Water Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Ten pin form, medium blue green, applied heavy collared mouth smooth base, ht. 6 3/4 inches; (approximately 1/3 of the mouth has chips). Unlisted Bold attractive embossing. Excellent surface condition. We have never seen another. $500-1,000 4. “Washington” And Bust - “Jackson” And Bust Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Olive green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (1/8 inch shallow open bubble on Washington side). GI-34 Loaded with bubbles. Super color. $300-600 5. “The / Fish Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of a fish, medium amber, applied round collared mouth smooth base, ht. 11 3/8 inches; (light interior haze, two shallow flakes from under applied mouth). R/H #F-45 A nice example with a strong mold impression and bright color. $200-400

8. Two Large Dip Mold Utility Jars, probably England, 1850-1870. Cylindrical, light yellowish sea green, applied round collared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 8 3/8 inches and 11 1/2 inches; (minor exterior high point wear). Larger example is etched “25” on shoulder. Appealing forms. Fine condition. $200-400 9. “Hall’s / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, bright yellow amber, applied square collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 inches. R/H #H-10 Bright, clean and crisp. Fine condition. $200-400 10. “G. Washington” And Bust - Eagle Portrait Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (minor exterior high point wear). GI-10 Attractive. Listed as scarce. Fine condition. $300-600

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11. Snuff Bottle, America, 1820-1840. Rectangular with wide beveled corners, bright olive yellow, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 1/2 inches; (exterior high point wear). Similar in form to MW plate 75, #13 Unusual form. Great color. Coin impression on base. $250-500 12. Fancy Cologne Bottle, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1880. Rectangular paneled polygonal form, opalescent powder blue, outward rolled mouth smooth base, ht. 4 7/8 inches; (minor wear to panel edges). Similar to MW plate 113, #6 Beautiful color. Fine condition. $300-600 13. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1830-1860. Deep emerald green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (minor exterior high point wear, 1/4 inch flake from pontil on urn side comes to edge). GIII-7 Fantastic color. A crude little beauty. $200-400 14. Blueberry Preserve Bottle, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1873. Cylindrical with fluted shoulders and neck, medium olive amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 11 5/8 inches. Similar to MW color plate VIII, #4 Bubbly and crude. Fine condition. $500-1,000 15. “Farley’s / Ink” Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Octagonal, medium yellow olive, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 3 inches; (some washable interior ink residue). Similar to C #527 Nice lighter color. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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16. Pattern Molded Toilet Water Bottle, 12 ribs swirled to the left, probably an early Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Bulbous form, colorless with subtle puce striations, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 1/2 inches. Similar in construction to PG color plate 5, #3 Attractive form. Fine condition. $300-600 17. “Greeley’s / Bourbon Whiskey / Bitters.” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, deep plum puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (some exterior wear and scratching, two 1/8 inch flakes from side of mouth). R/H #G-102 Beautiful rich color. $300-600 18. Pitkin Type Inkwell, 36 ribs swirled to the left, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1783-1830. Cylindrical with slightly inverted conical form, medium yellowish olive, disc mouth - pontil scar, ht. 1 3/4 inches, greatest dia. 2 1/8 inches. Similar to C #1140 Appealing smaller size. Fine condition. $800-1,600 19. “Syracuse Springs / D / Excelsior / A.J. Delatour / New York” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, brilliant olive yellow, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, half pint; (professionally cleaned). T #N-34C Bright color. Fine condition. $300-600 20. “Dr. J.W. Poland” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Oval, aquamarine, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 8 1/8 inches. Similar to AAM pg. 415 Rare in aquamarine. Fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $200-400

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21. Pattern Molded Globular Bottle, 24 ribs swirled to the right, a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1820-1840. Bulbous, brilliant golden amber, outward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 7/8 inches, greatest dia. 5 inches; (superficial exterior high point wear). Similar to MW color plate V, #1 Brilliant color. Fine condition. $400-800

26. “C. Burnham & Co. / Manufacturers / Philada” Fruit Jar, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, aquamarine, ground mouth with iron lid marked “Fridley & Cornmans’ / Patd Oct. 25th 1859” - smooth base, quart; (missing gutta percha lid insert, minor exterior high point wear). L #544 A scarce jar. Fine condition. $400-800

22. Pressed Glass Whale Oil Lamp, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1860. Bigler pattern, two piece construction, bright cobalt blue, sheared mouth with pewter collar - pontil scar, ht. 9 7/8 inches; (1/2 inch bruise on bottom of pressed base). B/K #2097b Beautiful color. Fine condition. $500-1,000

27. “Greeley’s Bourbon / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 18601880. Barrel form, medium copper puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (1/8 inch flake from top of mouth, minor roughness on side of mouth). R/H #G-101 Beautiful rich color. Attractive whittled texture. Ex Bryan Grapentine collection. $350-700

23. Eagle - “Willington / Glass, Co.” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Brilliant yellow olive, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (scattered light exterior high point wear). GII-61 Beautifully whittled glass. Fine condition. $600-1,200

28. “Poison / F.A. Thompson & Co. / Detroit / Poison” Figural Bottle, America, 1870-1890. Coffin form, light yellow amber, tooled square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 3 1/8 inches. K #KU-4 Beautiful bright color. Pristine condition. $400-800

24. “Pelletier’s / Extract / Of / Sarsaparilla / Hartford Con.” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, aquamarine, applied double collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 10 5/8 inches; (light interior haze). D #163 A rare pontiled sarsaparilla bottle. Big and beautiful. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000 25. “National / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of an ear of corn, medium yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 12 1/2 inches; (some interior residue and haze). R/H #N-8 A solid example with strong embossing and good color. Fine condition. $300-600

29. Soldier And “Balt. Md.” - Dancer And “Chapman” Pictorial Flask, Chapman’s Maryland Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1849-1862. Medium yellow olive, applied collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (3/16 inch by 5/16 inch open bubble on the reverse shoulder, minor exterior high point wear). GXIII-13 A beautiful Baltimore flask. Crude mouth application. $750-1,500 30. “Dr. J.A. Sherman’s / Rupture / Curative / Compound / New York” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular with beveled corners, deep red amber, applied square collared mouth smooth base, ht. 8 1/4 inches; (minor exterior wear on panel edges). AAM pg. 471 Fine condition. A scarce cure bottle. $200-400

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31. “Lafayette” And Bust - “DeWitt Clinton” And Bust Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (potstone with four 1/32 inch legs above Lafayette’s bust). GI-80 Crisp mold impression. Beautiful light color. $400-800 32. Fancy Cologne Bottle, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1880. Rectangular paneled polygonal form, medium cobalt blue, tooled flared mouth - smooth base, ht. 4 3/4 inches. Similar to MW plate 113, #6 Fine condition. Bright color. $200-400 33. “Dr. Huntington’s / Golden Tonic / Bitters.” - “Portland / Maine” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (one base corner has a 3/8 inch cooling fissure). R/H #H-213 Listed as rare. Kris Kernozicky collection. $200-400 34. Twelve Sided Ink Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Twelve sided, bright yellow amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/4 inches, base dia. 2 inches; (professionally cleaned, base corner has a 1/16 inch flake). Similar to C #547 Unusual form. Bright color. $300-600 35. Fancy Freeblown Smelling Salts Bottle, probably America, 1780-1830. Spherical body, corset form, four applied crimped rigaree, deep emerald green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/2 inches; (minor exterior wear). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 102, #2 Beautiful color. Early. Extremely rare. $250-500

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36. “Winans Bros. / Indian / Cure / For The / Blood / Price $ 1.00 / (Embossed Indian) / Winans Brothers / Indian Cure” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular with beveled corners, aquamarine, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches. AAM pg. 572 A scarce and attractive medicine bottle from Worcester, Massachusetts. Fine condition. $200-400 37. “New Eng. Glass Bottle Co.” Base Embossed Bottle, three piece mold, New England Glass Bottle Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1827-1845. Cylindrical, deep yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 8 3/4 inches; (minor exterior high point wear). KW pg. 190, fig. 147 Early and rare. Fine condition. $400-800 38. “Washington” And Bust - “Jackson” And Bust Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (minor exterior high point wear on busts). GI-34 Numerous bubbles. A fine example. $300-600 39. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Brilliant moss green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (large interior bubble burst). GIX-10 Many small bubbles. Great color. $300-600 40. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the left, 36 ribs, probably Midwest America, 1800-1830. Brilliant orange amber, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 5 3/4 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 88, #1 Crisp mold impression. Wonderful form. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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41. “Lafayette” And Bust - “DeWitt Clinton” And Bust Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Light olive yellow, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some minor exterior high point wear). GI-80 Good embossing, bright clear color. Ex Thomas McCandless collection. $1,000-2,000 42. “Louis Kossuth” And Bust - Frigate And “U.S. Steam Frigate / Mississippi / S. Huffsey” Portrait Calabash Flask, America, 1845-1860. Brilliant yellow green, applied sloping collared mouth pontil scar, quart; (4 inch crack runs through the frigate into the embossing). GI-112 Rare, unusual and exciting color. Strong mold impression. $300-600 43. Pattern Molded Grandfather Flask, 24 vertical ribs, a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1820-1840. Flattened chestnut form, medium orange amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 inches; (minor exterior high point wear, two 1/16 inch shallow flakes off mouth). Similar to MW plate 98, #10 Great form. Fine condition. $800-1,600 44. Byron - Scott Portrait Flask, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Bright yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (shallow open bubble on Byron’s cheek). GI-114 Beautiful and scarce color for this mold. $200-400 45. Loaf Of Bread Demijohn, America, 1860-1880. Loaf of bread form, brilliant golden amber, applied sloping collared mouth smooth base, ht. 8 5/8 inches, wdth. 9 inches, dpth. 5 3/4 inches; (minor interior stain). Beautiful color. Fine condition. $250-500

46. “C.A. Richards & Co / 99 Washington St / Boston Mass.” Whiskey Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1872. Square with beveled corners, bright olive yellow, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/2 inches; (three pinpoint sized flakes from mouth). Form similar to L/P plate 11, row 3, #7 Beautiful and rare color. Kris Kernozicky collection. $300-600 47. “BP & B” Scroll Flask, Bakewell, Page and Bakewell Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Aquamarine with olive striations in the mouth, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (1/8 inch cooling fissure near medial rib, washable interior residue). GIX-39 A brilliant little flask with interesting colored mouth. $400-800 48. Pattern Molded Globular Bottle, 24 ribs swirled to the left, a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1820-1840. Globular, brilliant yellow amber, outward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 inches, greatest dia. 5 1/4 inches; (very light wear at mid body). Similar in form and construction to MW color plate V, #1 Tight ribbed pattern. Nice bright color. Fine condition. $400-800 49. “Traveler’s / Companion” And Stylized Duck - “Lockport / Glass / Works” And Star Historical Flask, Lockport Glass Works, Lockport, New York, 1860-1870. Medium blue green, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (minor exterior high point wear, 1/8 inch open bubble with 1/16 flat flake on reverse base edge). GXIV-6 Beautiful, bright color. Strong embossing. $800-1,600 50. “Dr. A.S. Hopkins / Union Stomach Bitters / Hartford Conn” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, bright olive yellow, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 5/8 inches; (some exterior high point wear, light interior haze). Similar to R/H #H-180 Scarce and beautiful color. Possibly a scarce variant as there is no period after “Conn”. $300-600

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51. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the left, 36 ribs, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1783-1830. Medium olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 5/16 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 88, #2 Both ribs and swirls are well defined. Appealing smaller size. Fine condition. $800-1,600 52. “Jeny Lind” And Bust - Factory Portrait Calabash Flask, Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, 1857-1870. Light grass green, applied round collared mouth - iron pontil mark, quart; (1/4 inch bruise with two 1/2 inch legs on vertical rib). GI-104 Attractive color. Strongly embossed. $300-600 53. Sunburst Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Light yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (minor wear on high points of rays, shallow 1/16 inch flake off corrugated rib). GVIII-16 Nice light color. A fine example. $400-800 54. “Crocker’s / Gum Elastic / Self Polishing / Blacking” Bottle, probably New London Glass Works, New London, Connecticut, 1856-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, aquamarine, inward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 5/8 inches; (minor exterior high point wear and scratching). Rare and unusual. Fine condition. $300-600 55. Freeblown Chestnut Bottle, New England, 1783-1830. Medium olive green, applied collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 1/8 inches; (scattered light exterior high point wear). Numerous attractive bubbles. Fine condition. $200-400

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56. Eagle - “Willington / Glass, Co” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Deep olive green, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (minor exterior high point wear and scratching, mostly on the reverse side, shallow 1/16 inch flake on top of mouth). GII-61 Strongly embossed. A crude and bubbly example. $500-1,000 57. Masonic - Frigate And “Franklin” Historical Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (minor exterior high point wear). GIV-34 A highly embossed and appealing flask. Fine condition. $250-500 58. “Gardner & Landon / Sharon / Sulphur Water” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1850-1860. Cylindrical, medium yellowish olive, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, quart. T #N-29 Rare mold. Nicely whittled glass. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000 59. “Kossuth” And Bust - Tree Portrait Calabash Flask, America, 1840-1860. Bright olive yellow, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - tubular pontil scar, quart. GI-113 Outstanding bright color. Fine condition. $800-1,600 60. “Bennet’s / Magic Cure” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, cobalt blue, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 5 1/8 inches; (1/8 inch open bubble on front base edge). AAM pg. 51 A rare cure bottle from Montana. Beautiful color. $500-1,000

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61. “Lafayette” And Bust - Liberty Cap Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Medium yellow amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (minor exterior high point wear). GI-85 Strong mold impression. Fine condition. Ex Edmund and Jayne Blaske collection. $800-1,600

66. Freeblown Milk Pan, probably Mantua Glass Works, Mantua, Ohio, 1815-1830. Cylindrical, pale amethyst with darker amethyst striations, outward rolled rim - pontil scar, ht. 1 5/8 inches, dia. 8 9/16 inches. Similar in form to PG plate 27, right Beautiful and delicate striations of color. Fine condition. Early and rare. $1,200-2,400

62. “Globe Bitters / Manufactured Only By / Byrne Bros & Co / New York” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical cannon barrel form, brilliant golden amber, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 11 1/8 inches; (shallow 1/16 inch flake off edge of mouth, minor exterior high point wear). R/H #G-47 Beautiful color. Kris Kernozicky collection. $500-1,000

67. “Congress & Empire Spring Co / Hotchkiss’ Sons / C / New York / Saratoga. N.Y.” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, brilliant olive yellow, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint. T #C-15B Numerous attractive bubbles. Fine condition. Outstanding color. $250-500

63. Two Pressed Glass Whale Oil Lamps, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1860. Hexagonal, elongated loop pattern, brilliant canary yellow, ground mouths with burners - smooth bases, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (minor roughness on base interior, one has a 1/4 inch flat flake on base). Similar in form and construction to B/K #2108 and #2109 Beautiful bright color. Retains pewter burners. Fine condition. $500-1,000 64. “Dr. / Blocksom’s / Chemical / Warehouse / Zanesville” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Twelve sided, aquamarine, applied square collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 1/4 inches; (professionally cleaned). PME pg. 36 Fine condition. Attractive form. Al McVay collection. $300-600 65. “Dr.Tebbett’s / Physiological / Hair / Regenerator” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular with beveled corners, brilliant pink puce, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 1/2 inches. AAM pg. 510 Outstanding bright color. Fine condition. $600-1,200

68. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the left, 32 ribs, probably Midwest America, 1800-1830. Medium blue green, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 6 3/4 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 89, #4 Exceptional condition. Beautiful, brilliant glass. One of the best. $1,000-2,000 69. “Greeley’s Bourbon / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 18601880. Barrel form, medium copper puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (1/2 inch area of roughness on side of mouth). R/H #G-101 Beautiful lighter color. $350-700 70. Eagle - “Liberty” And Oak Tree Historical Flask, America, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (1/8 inch pontil flake comes to edge of base). GII-60 Numerous bubbles. Strong mold impression. Fine condition. $400-800

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71. “Congress & Empire Spring Co / Hotchkiss’ Sons / C / New York / Saratoga. N.Y.” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, bright yellowish green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint. T #C-15B Beautiful bright color. Fine condition. $200-400 72. Girl On A Bicycle - Eagle Pictorial Flask, A. & D.H. Chambers Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1875. Bluish aquamarine, applied collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint. GXIII-3 A clean and strongly embossed flask. Fine condition. $200-400 73. “S.T. / Drake’s / 1860 / Plantation / X / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square tall log cabin form, 6 logs, bright golden topaz with peach hues, applied sloping collared mouth smooth base, ht. 10 inches. R/H #D-105 Fine condition. Interesting light color. $500-1,000 74. Double Eagle Historical Flask, Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1850-1855. Light blue green, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (light interior haze). GII-24 Outstanding bright color. Fine condition. $300-600 75. “W & Co / N.Y.” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Pineapple form, medium amber, applied double collared mouth pontil scar, ht. 8 5/8 inches; (minor exterior high point wear). R/H #P-100 A popular and attractive figural bottle. $400-800

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76. Cone Ink Bottle With Applied Bird Decoration, America, 1830-1860. Inverted conical form, light greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 3/8 inches; (head and 25% of one wing are missing). Ink bottle form similar to C #20, applications similar to C #1165 and #1224 Unique. $200-400 77. Sunburst Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Bright yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (minor exterior high point wear). GVIII-3 Good mold impression. Nice light color. Fine condition. $800-1,600 78. Freeblown Toilet Water Bottle, possibly Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1830-1850. Inverted conical form, light blue green, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. with stopper 6 3/4 inches. Similar in form and construction to McK plate 105, #8 Retains period Tam o’ Shanter stopper. Rare color. Fine condition. $200-400 79. “Old Sachem / Bitters / And / Wigwam Tonic” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, bright medium pink puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches. R/H #O-46 Fine condition. Attractive and desirable color. $750-1,500 80. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the right, 36 ribs, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1783-1830. Light yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 1/2 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 88, #2 Beautiful and crude with an abundance of bubbles. Lovely color. Fine condition. $800-1,600

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86. “Greeley’s / Bourbon Whiskey / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, deep strawberry puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (1/16 inch mouth flake). R/H #G-102 Retains amber glass stopper and cork. Beautiful rich color. $400-800 87. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Medium apple green, sheared mouth tubular pontil scar, quart; (5/8 inch by 1/4 inch open bubble on shoulder, 1/8 inch by 1/4 inch flake from side of mouth). GIX-2 Attractive color. $300-600 88. “Swaim’s / Panacea / Philada” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical with indented vertical panels, medium olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 7 3/4 inches; (minor content residue). AAM pg. 500 A crude example. Fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $300-600 89. Colombia - Eagle And “B & W” Portrait Flask, America, 18201840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-121 Exceptional. Beautiful. Fine condition. $300-600 90. “Baker’s / Vegetable / Blood & Liver / Cure / Lookout / Mountain / Medicine Co / Manufacturers / & / Proprietors / Greenville / Tenn” Medicine Bottle, America, 1870-1890. Oval, medium yellow amber, tooled double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches; (light interior haze, 1/4 inch by 1/8 inch shallow open bubble on reverse). AAM pg. 49 More than likely this concern was taking advantage of the form and popularity of the “Warner’s” medicine company. Attractive embossing. $300-600

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96. “Success To The Railroad” And Horse And Cart Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1830-1850. Deep olive amber, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint; (somewhat weakened impression on shoulder). GV-3 A crude heavy example. Nice deep color. $300-600 97. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Brilliant grass green with faint yellow olive striations, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (3/4 inch pontil flake extends to edge of base). GIX-10 Outstanding color. Beautiful and bright. $500-1,000 98. “Warner’s / Safe / Kidney & Liver / Cure / (Motif Of Safe) / Rochester, N.Y.” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Oval, bright yellow with light olive tones, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 5/8 inches; (1/8 inch bruise on safe edge). AAM pg. 549 Beautiful, rare color. Strong embossing. $ 400-800 99. “Crockers / Union Boot Polish / Norwich Conn.” Blacking Bottle, probably New London Glass Works, New London, Connecticut, 1856-1860. Square with beveled corners, aquamarine, outward rolled mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 3 7/8 inches; (two shallow 1/4 inch flakes from pontil scar). Rare. Fine condition. $300-600 100. “DR” Medicine Bottle, America, 1820-1840. Rectangular with beveled corners, golden amber, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 6 1/4 inches. AAM pg. 127 Fine condition. Ex Greer collection, lot #62. $400-800

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106. “Crockers / Union Boot Polish / Norwich Conn.” Blacking Bottle, probably New London Glass Works, New London, Connecticut, 1856-1860. Square with beveled corners, medium blue green, outward rolled mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 3 7/8 inches; (large mouth chip with two 1 inch cracks into neck, 1/16 inch flake from base corner). One of very few known examples. $250-500 107. “Success To The Railroad” And Horse And Cart Historical Flask, possibly Mt. Vernon Glass Works, Mt. Vernon, N.Y., 18301850. Medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (exterior high point wear). GV-5 Numerous bubbles. Good bright color. $300-600 108. Masonic - Frigate And “Franklin” Historical Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (minor exterior high point wear). GIV-34 Strong mold impression. Fine condition. $200-400 109. “S.T. Drake’s / 1860 / Plantation / X / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square tall log cabin form, 6 logs, medium copper peach, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches. R/H #D-105 Numerous bubbles. Beautiful color. $600-1,200 110. Eagle - “Willington / Glass, Co.” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Medium yellowish olive, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, pint. GII-64 Strong mold impression. Nice color. Fine condition. $250-500

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111. “S.T. Drake’s / 1860 / Plantation / X / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square tall log cabin form, 6 logs, puce, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8 inches. R/H #D-108 Beautiful color. Fine condition. $600-1,200 112. “Washington” And Bust - “Jackson” And Bust Portrait Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1830-1850. Medium olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (moderate exterior high point wear and scratches, 1/16 inch flake from mouth). GI-31 Better than average mold impression. Good color. $200-400 113. “General Lafayette” And Bust - Eagle And “T.W.D.” Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 18201840. Bluish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (1/16 inch flake from the B in “Republican”). GI-90 Attractive pebbled surface texture. Fine condition. $250-500 114. “J. C. Laughton & Co / Boston” Beer Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1872. Cylindrical, medium reddish amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8 inches. Similar in form to L/P plate 11, row 3, #2 An extremely rare embossed Stoddard ale bottle. Good color and whittle. Fine condition. Kris Kernozicky collection. $200-400 115. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Medium golden amber, applied round collared mouth - iron pontil mark, pint; (shallow 1/8 inch chip at base edge, two shallow 1/4 inch areas of roughness on mouth). GIX-11a Attractive, rare mouth finish. Good rich color. $300-600

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116. Freeblown Pocket Flask, probably New England, 1815-1830. Slightly elongated coin form, medium yellow olive, inward rolled mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 4 7/8 inches; (moderate wear and scratching on both sides). Early and unusual. Fine condition. $400-800 117. “J.W. / Seaton / Louisv / Ille, KY.” Ink Bottle, America, 18401860. Ten sided umbrella form, medium blue green, inward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/4 inches. Unlisted but similar to C #115 Good color. Strong embossing. Fine condition. $400-800 118. Two Eagle - Reverse Plain Historical Flasks, America, 18601875. Amber and bright golden amber, tooled double collared mouths - smooth bases, half pint and pint; (half pint has a 3/8 inch bruise on base). GII-138 and GII-138 variant Pint flask is crude, beautiful and unlisted. A nice pair. $300-600 119. Sunburst Scent Bottle, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Shield form, medium cobalt blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, lgth. 2 7/8 inches; (minor wear to high points of rays, mold seam roughness near base). Similar to MW plate 105, #5 The bottom third of the bottle is solid glass. Fine condition. $200-400 120. Sheaf Of Wheat - Tree Pictorial Calabash Flask, Sheets & Duffy Manufacturers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1850-1860. Medium blue green, applied double collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, quart. GXIII-46 Attractive color. Fine condition. A beauty! $500-1,000

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121. Sunburst Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Bright yellow olive, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint. GVIII-3 A beautifully colored flask in fine condition. They don’t get better than this one. $1,000-2,000 122. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Rich blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (7/8 inch crack extends from the pontil scar to the edge of the base, several small shallow flakes off base edge, minor exterior high point wear). GI-39 Beautiful deep color. $200-400 123. Freeblown Chestnut Flask, probably Midwest America, 1800-1830. Flattened chestnut form, medium grass green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/2 inches, wdth. 5 1/2 inches; (minor exterior high point wear). Similar in form to McK plate 237, #8 One side of upper shoulder is etched “12 1/2”. $250-500 124. “Brown’s / Celebrated / Indian Herb Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of an Indian maiden, medium yellow amber shading to yellow in the top third, inward rolled mouth - smooth base, ht. 12 1/4 inches; (shallow 1/8 inch by 1/4 inch open bubble on right knee). R/H #B-226 Bright color. Good condition. $400-800 125. “Lafayette” And Bust - Liberty Cap Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Sparkling yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GI-86 A wonderful example with strong mold impression, brilliant color and great character. Fine condition. $800-1,600

126. “Gooch’s / Extract Of / Sarsaparilla / Cincinnati. O” Medicine Bottle, America, 1870-1890. Rectangular with beveled corners, light cornflower blue, tooled sloping collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (professionally cleaned with some remaining wear). AAM pg. 193 Beautiful light color. Al McVay collection. $200-400 127. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, possibly Mt. Vernon Glass Works, Mt. Vernon, New York, 1830-1850. Olive green, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, half pint; (minor exterior high point wear). GIII-11 Extremely rare with applied mouth. Interesting folds of glass on the cornucopia side. Crude, beautiful. Fine condition. $400-800 128. Eagle - Cornucopia Historical Flask, America, 1820-1840. Brilliant aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (minor exterior high point wear, two pontil chips extend to edge of base). GII-45 Strong mold impression. Early, attractive and scarce. $150-300 129. Umbrella Ink Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Octagonal, deep cobalt blue, tooled square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 2 1/2 inches, base dia. 2 5/16 inches; (professionally cleaned). Similar to C #172 Rich, beautiful color. Fine condition. $300-600 130. Sunburst Flask, probably Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Medium green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (moderate exterior high point wear and scratching). GVIII-2 A very heavy flask. Attractive color. $400-800

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131. Two Freeblown Sparking Lamps, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1830. Conical form with applied handles, colorless, sheared mouths pontil scars, ht. 2 7/8 inches and 3 inches. Similar in form and construction to McK plate 189 Great forms. Fine condition. $300-600

134. “Log Cabin / Hops And Buchu / Remedy” Medicine Bottle, America, 1870-1890. Irregular hexagonal form, deep olive amber, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8 inches. AAM pg. 551 Fine condition. Retains 97% original label. Promotional pamphlet and 75% original box included. Exceptional! $400-800

132. Freeblown Hat Whimsey, probably Saratoga Mountain Glass Works, Saratoga, New York, 1840-1860. Saratoga green, flared brim - pontil scar, ht. 1 3/4 inches, brim dia. 4 inches; (red iron tooling marks around brim). Similar to McK plate 75, #12-16 Beautiful color. Appealing form. Fine condition. $300-600

135. Two Dip Mold Snuff Bottles, America, 1820-1840. Square with beveled corners, deep yellow amber, sheared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 4 1/4 inches and 5 5/8 inches. Similar in form to MW plate 75, #13 Both examples have great glass character with numerous bubbles. Smaller example is painted “44”. Fine condition. $300-600

133. “Old Sachem / Bitters / And / Wigwam Tonic” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, deep strawberry puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (1/2 inch chip from base edge). R/H #O-46 Fantastic color. A beautiful example. $300-600

136. Freeblown Vase, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1870. Trumpet form, applied stem with knopf and flat circular foot, opaque milk glass, tooled flared rim - pontil scar, ht. 10 inches, rim dia. 4 5/8 inches. Fine condition, beautiful form. $400-800

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137. Bottle Mold Hat Whimsey, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1840-1860. Cylindrical hat form, golden amber with an olive tone, outward folded brim - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/2 inches, brim dia. 5 3/4 inches; (minor exterior high point wear to brim). Similar to McK plate 75, #12-16 Attractive, unusual form. Fine condition. Dr. Paul S. Andreson collection. $300-600 138. Two Freeblown Sparking Lamps, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1830. Globular font with applied stem, foot and handle, colorless, sheared and tooled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 3 3/8 inches and 4 1/8 inches; (larger example has a 1/16 inch flake off rim edge and crack at lower handle attachment). Similar in form and construction to McK plate 189, #1-6 Great forms and workmanship. $200-400 139. “Success To The Railroad” And Horse And Cart - Eagle Historical Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1850. Medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some exterior high point wear). GV-8 Bright color. Fine condition. $250-500

140. Lot Of Three Stiegel Type Smelling Salts Bottles, 12, 16 and 26 ribs swirled to the right, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1825-1850. Coin form and flattened ovoid forms, deep cobalt blue and amethyst, sheared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 1 9/16 inches to 3 1/4 inches; (minor usage wear on ribs). Similar to MW plate 103 Attractive forms. Good colors. Fine condition. $300-600 141. “LSH / 1785 / (Heart Motif) / (Flower Motif)” Carved Soapstone Inkwell, probably New England, circa 1785. Square with beveled shoulders, stone gray, ht. 1 1/4 inches, wdth. 1 7/8 inches; (minor usage wear). Similar in form to C #1643 Highly decorated and unusual. Fine condition. $300-600 142. “Dr. Rogers’ / Indian / Fever / Cure” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular with rounded corners, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 1/2 inches; (1/16 inch flake off base corner, minor scuff on side of applied mouth). AAM pg. 447 A scarce embossed Indian cure bottle from the A.L. Scovill Company. $200-400

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143. Lot Of Three Dip Mold Snuff Bottles, America, 1820-1840. Square with rounded corners, light yellow green, bright green and olive green, sheared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 4 1/8 inches to 4 1/4 inches; (very light exterior wear). Form similar to MW plate 75, #12 All have numerous bubbles. Beautiful colors. Fine condition. $400-800 144. “A Photographic Guide For Bottle Collectors” By Harry Hall White, an early photograph reference guide, Harry Hall White, 1928. Black and white photographs, brown box, 2 1/2 inches by 4 inches by 6 1/2 inches; (minor wear on edges of box). An early cataloging system for American historical flasks. Box is titled “Bottles”. Carl Sturm collection. $150-300 145. “Washington” And Bust - “Bridgeton / New Jersey” And Taylor Bust Portrait Flask, Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1836-1855. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-24 Beautiful, brilliant glass. Crisp mold impression. Fine condition. $250-500

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146. Lot Of Three Smelling Salts Bottles, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1845-1860. Handled urn, teardrop with stopper and seahorse forms, shades of olive amber, sheared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 2 13/16 inches to 3 1/4 inches; (each example damaged, cracks, buffed areas, and repairs). Seahorse retains note which reads “Blown for a smelling salts bottle. In Stoddard, N.H. for Mrs. Maria Holt about 1850 or 1852 for her own use. After M. Bond gave it to Isabelle Bond Prince June 7-1906.” Kris Kernozicky collection. $150-300 147. Lot Of Three Pattern Molded Bottles, (2) 24 ribs swirled to the right and 18 ribs swirled to the left, probably Midwest America, 1815-1830. Cylindrical and flask form, shades of deep aquamarine, sheared mouths and applied round collared mouth - pontil scars, ht. 6 3/4 inches, 6 3/4 inches and 7 7/8 inches. Similar in form and construction to McK plate 78, #6, MW plate 98, #5 and MW plate 94, #1 Attractive examples with the flask having a strong mold impression. Fine condition. $400-800 148. “For Pike’s Peak” And Prospector - Hunter Shooting Deer Historical Flask, possibly Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, 1860-1875. Medium yellow olive, applied collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (minor exterior high point wear, 1/2 inch chip from ring collar). GXI-50 Beautiful color. Crude glass. $500-1,000

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Auction 107 A Select Auction of Early Glass, Flasks, Bitters, Sodas, Pressed Glass, Blown Glass, Medicines, Utilities, Black Glass, Whiskeys, Inks, Scents & More Auction Start Date: December 30, 2013 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time Auction Closing Date: January 8, 2014 at 10:00 P.M. Eastern Time Preview by Appointment 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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Norman C. Heckler & Company Select Auction 107: Bottles, Flasks, and More  

Norman C. Heckler & Company presents Select Auction 107: A 148 Lot Absentee Internet Auction Including Early Glass, Whiskeys, Historical Fla...

Norman C. Heckler & Company Select Auction 107: Bottles, Flasks, and More  

Norman C. Heckler & Company presents Select Auction 107: A 148 Lot Absentee Internet Auction Including Early Glass, Whiskeys, Historical Fla...

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