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Auction 122 Bidding Begins May 18, 2015 Closing May 27, 2015

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Auction 122 A Select Absentee Auction of Early Glass, Historical Flasks, Bitters, Utilities, Whiskeys, Inks, Black Glass, Colognes, Medicines, Sodas and More Auction Start Date: May 18, 2015 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time Auction Closing Date: May 27, 2015 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, #4, R. E. Barnett, 1997. 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 2015 All Rights Reserved

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CONDITIONS OF SALE 1. Absentee Auction: The items in this auction will be sold at unreserved absentee auction, opening date Monday, May 18, 2015 at 9:00 AM EST (6:00 PM PST) closing date Wednesday, May 27, 2015 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.

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1. Freeblown Covered Sugar Bowl, probably an early Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Cylindrical bowl with applied tooled foot and cover with applied finial, cobalt blue, sheared and tooled rim - pontil scar, overall ht. 7 1/2 inches, bowl dia. 4 1/8 inches; (bowl has 1 inch surface scratch and light scattered wear). Similar in form and construction to PG #39 Beautiful color and form. Fine condition. $300-600

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2. Crosshatch Pattern With Embossed Sheaf Of Grain Whiskey Flask, De Steiger Glass Company, La Salle, Illinois, 1879-1896. Bright yellow amber, tooled sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base embossed “D S G Co”, pint. Scarce. Attractive bright color. Fine condition. $200-400

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3. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Medium blue green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GI-54 Crisp mold impression. Unusual and beautiful color. Fine condition. $400-800

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4. “R.F. Kinsell” Figural Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical modified lighthouse form, forest green, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 1/2 inches, base dia. 2 5/8 inches. Interesting, unusual and rare form. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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5. Master Ink Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Twelve sided with fluted shoulders, brilliant yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth with pour spout - tubular pontil scar, ht. 5 3/4 inches; (1/8 inch flake from tip of pour spout). Similar in form and construction to C Fig. 781 Wonderful color and form. Loaded with bubbles. Generally fine condition with the exception being the spout flake. $300-600

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6. “Success To The Railroad” And Locomotive Historical Flask, Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1849-1860. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (shallow 1/16 inch flake from side of mouth, weakened mold impression on shoulder). GV-1 A scarce flask with an excellent exterior surface condition. $400-800

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7. “J & IEM” Ink Bottle, America, 1870-1880. Monitor form, medium blue green, tooled mouth - smooth base, ht. 1 3/4 inches, dia. 2 1/4 inches. Similar to C #627 Beautiful rich color. Fine condition. $450-900

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8. Horseman - Hound Pictorial Flask, America, 1860-1870. Medium pink puce, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (exterior high point wear, a 6 inch crack runs from one side to the other, 1/2 inch area of roughness on mouth). GXIII-17 Beautiful and rare color. $250-500

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9. Columbia - Eagle And “B & W” Portrait Flask, America, 1830-1850. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-121 Crisp and clean with a very strong mold impression. Fine condition. $400-800

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10. Freeblown Chestnut Flask, New England, 1783-1830. Brilliant olive yellow, applied round collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 1/8 inches. Similar to KW fig. 47 Appealing smaller size. Fine condition. $200-400

11. Pair Of Victorian Float Lamps, America, 1870-1890. Cylindrical metal bases with fancy cat o’ nine tails and ivy metalwork with attached chains and hanging rim, colorless glass vases, polished pontil scars, ht. 10 3/4 inches; (minor paint loss to bases, 1/8 inch chip from each pontil scar). 11 Unusual and attractive “fireplace mantel” decorative objects. Generally fine condition. $200-400

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12. “Turner Brothers / New York” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Barrel form, medium apricot with topaz tones, applied square collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 9 5/8 inches; (several chips from mouth edge, the largest being 1/4 inch). Similar to H #2357 Beautiful and unusual color. Crude and bubbly. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $400-800

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13. Fancy Cologne Bottle, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1880. Rectangular paneled polygonal form, bright amethyst, tooled flared mouth - smooth base, ht. 4 1/2 inches; (shallow 1/4 inch manufacturer’s flake from under lip). Similar in form to B/K #5200 Beautiful lighter color. Fine condition. $200-400

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14. “Harrison’s / Columbian / Ink” Master Ink Bottle, America, 18401860. Twelve sided, aquamarine, applied flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 11 1/4 inches, dia. 6 1/4 inches; (moderate overall interior stain). C #762 An impressive and important master ink bottle. Fine condition with the exception of the stain. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $400-800

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15. Ancient Glass Storage Vessel, probably Italy, circa 200 A.D. Cylindrical tapering body with long neck, aquamarine, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 inches, wdth. 1 7/8 inches; (excavated condition with light overall devitrification). Great overall condition. Early and crude. $400-800 16. “ST / Drakes / 1860 / Plantation / X / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Tall log cabin form, six logs, medium yellow amber with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches; (1/16 inch chip from roof corner). R/H #D-108 Bright and unusual color. $150-300

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17. Two Decorative Freeblown Objects, probably a New Jersey glasshouse, 1870-1890. Powder horn form and spherical form with inserted chain, medium amber, sheared and tooled mouth - pontil scars, ball dia. 5 inches, powder horn lgth. 13 inches; (light scattered exterior wear). Beautiful freeblown items in fine condition. $200-400

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18. “Clarke’s / Vegetable / Sherry Wine / Bitters / Sharon Mass.” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular with beveled corners, brilliant aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 13 3/8 inches. R/H #C-155 This is an outstanding example with numerous large and small bubbles, heavy whittled texture and strong embossing. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $400-800

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20 19. “Strong Cobb & Co / Wholesale / Druggist / Cleveland. O” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, cobalt blue, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 3/8 inches; (heavily professionally cleaned, two 3/4 inch interior bubbles are missing their cover glass). AAM pg. 498 Brilliant and beautiful color. Fine condition. $100-200 20. Double Eagle Historical Flask, probably a Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Brilliant yellow with a strong olive tone, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (very light high point wear). GII-92 Highly whittled glass. Outstanding bright color. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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21. Eagle - Flag And “For Our Country” Historical Flask, probably Coffin and Hay Manufactory, Hammonton, New Jersey, 1840-1860. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GII-52 An attractive flask with crude “orange peel” exterior texture. Fine condition. Ex Edmund and Jayne Blaske collection. $200-400

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22. “H. F. & Bro. / Late / D. Pattullo / 80 Duane St / NY” Whiskey Flask, America, 1870-1880. Deep orange amber, tooled double collared mouth smooth base, half pint; (professionally cleaned, somewhat weakened mold impression). Extremely rare and possibly unique. Fine condition. $300-600

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23. Masonic Arch And Emblems - Eagle And “Keene” Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1830. Medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GIV-17 Strong mold impression. Fine condition. A very nice example. $200-400

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24. “By / A A Cooley / Hartford / Con” Blacking Bottle, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Oval form, medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 3/4 inches. KW fig. 148 Numerous bubbles. Strong embossing. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $300-600

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25. Two Bininger Whiskey Bottles, “Bininger’s / Old Kentuckey Bourbon, / 1849. Reserve: / Distilled In 1848. / A.M. Bininger & Co, / No. 19, Broad St, N.Y.” and “Bininger’s / Old Dominion / Wheat Tonic / A.M. Bininger & Co: / No. 338 Broadway, N.Y.”, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, light grass green with olive striations and brilliant yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouths - smooth bases, ht. 9 3/4 inches and 9 7/8 inches; (green example has 1/4 inch mouth chip and 1/4 inch flake and bruise from shoulder, amber example has 1/4 inch mouth chip). Similar to H #1462 and #46 Both are beautifully colored examples. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $250-500 26. Cathedral Pickle Jar, America, 1860-1872. Square with beveled corners and fancy cathedral arches, brilliant blue green, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 11 3/8 inches. Z pg. 456, top right A great example with swirls, bubbles and a strong mold impression. Fine condition. $300-600

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27. “Log Cabin / Extract / Rochester, N.Y.” Medicine Bottle And Advertising Box, America, 1887-1895. Hexagonal modified log cabin form, medium amber, tooled round collared mouth - smooth base embossed “Patd Sept 6 / 1887”, ht. 8 1/4 inches; (box has light wear and 1 inch tears at top and bottom). AAM pg. 550 Bottle retains 99% original label and partial contents. Attractive box with colorful graphics. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $200-400

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28. “ST/ Drakes / 1860 / Plantation / X / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Tall log cabin form, medium strawberry puce, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8 inches; (1/8 inch chip from log end). R/H #D-105 Pretty color with strong red tones. $300-600

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29. Double Eagle Historical Flask, probably an early Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Bluish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (1/4 inch open bubble near base, light exterior high point wear). GII-1 A scarce and early flask. $200-400 30. “Union” And Clasped Hands - Cannon Historical Flask, probably a Midwest glasshouse, 1860-1875. Bright yellow amber, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (light interior content stain and exterior high point wear). GXII-41 Attractive bright color and nicely whittled surface. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $200-400

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31. “The / Fish Bitters” - “W.H. Ware / Patented 1866” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Fish form, medium amber, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 11 5/8 inches; (shallow 3/16 inch flake from mouth edge). R/H #F-45 Strong mold impression. Great overall surface condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $200-400 32. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the right, 16 ribs, Midwest America, 1820-1840. Brilliant grass green with an olive tone, sheared and tooled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 3/8 inches; (exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 89, #8 Unusual and beautiful color. Fine condition. $800-1,600

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33. “A.M. Bininger & Co. / No. 19 Broad St / New-York” Handled Whiskey Jug, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical with applied handle, medium amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 8 inches. H #184 A crisp, clean and crude example. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $250-500

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34. Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 16 vertical ribs, Midwest America, probably Mantua Glass Works, Mantua, Ohio, 1820-1830. Flattened teardrop form, light yellow green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 5/8 inches; (very light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to McK pg. 235, #5 A beautiful and subtle color. Fine condition. $400-800 35. Lot Of Seven Whiskey Tasters And Shot Glasses, probably Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1880. Hexagonal and octagonal with fluted panels, various colors, tooled rims 35 three are pontiled, ht. 1 1/2 inches to 2 7/8 inches; (two have minor manufacturer’s roughness on base edge). Similar to PG pg. 308 and 309 Fantastic colors. Appealing sizes and forms. Fine condition. One is ex Paul Richards collection. $200-400

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36. “Greeley’s Bourbon / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium copper puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (1/8 inch area of manufacturer’s roughness on mouth edge). R/H #G-101 Strong embossing. Pretty color. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $300-600

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38 37. Large Freeblown Storage Jar, possibly Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Cylindrical, rich blue green, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 10 1/4 inches, base dia. 5 3/4 inches; (2 1/4 inch interior bubble is missing most of its cover glass). Similar in form and construction to McK plate 230, #9 Beautiful color and impressive size. Fine exterior surface condition. $350-700 38. “Absolutely / Pure Milk / (Man Milking Cow) / The Milk Protector” Milk Bottle, America, 1880-1900. Cylindrical, colorless, tooled square collared mouth - smooth base embossed “Thatcher Mfg. Co. / Potsdam, N.Y.”, quart; (no closure). Similar to Udder Delight by John Tuttle, 1980 page 4 Strong embossing. Fine condition. Rare. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $400-800

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39. “BP & B” Scroll Flask, Bakewell, Page and Bakewell, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1830-1850. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (1/16 inch flake from mouth edge). GIX-38a Brilliant glass with a strong mold impression. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $400-800

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40. Masonic Arch And Emblems - Eagle And “Kccnc” Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1830. Medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (exterior high point wear, 1/16 inch flake from oval frame). GIV-19 A scarce and attractive color for this flask. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $200-400

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41. Umbrella Ink Bottle, probably Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Convex octagonal form, medium sapphire blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 3/8 inches; (3/4 inch surface cooling fissure at base of neck, professionally cleaned, 1/32 inch flake from mouth edge). C Fig. 139 Commonly referred to as the “Baltimore Star” inkwell. Pretty color. $500-1,000

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42. “Rohrer’s / Expectoral / Wild / Cherry / Tonic / Lancaster Pa” Figural Medicine Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Modified pyramid form with roped corners, bright yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - iron pontil mark, ht. 10 5/8 inches. AAM pg. 448 Appealing form with a beautiful bright color. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $300-600

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44 43. “Pale Cognac” - “B.F. & Co.” Figural Stoneware Decanter, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, butter yellow glaze, ht. 6 3/8 inches. A rare and attractive item from the Bulkley Fiske Company. Fine condition. $250-500 44. Monument And “Baltimore” - Ear Of Corn And “Corn For The World” Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart. GVI-5 Strong mold impression. Fine condition. Ex Edmund and Jayne Blaske collection. $400-800

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45. Whiskey Flask, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Two piece mold, brilliant yellow olive with an amber tone, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. Similar to L/P Plate 13, row 3, #2, this mold is similar to the embossed GX-28, Stoddard Flag flask Unusual fold of glass on one side. Numerous bubbles. Fine condition. $300-600

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46. “Geo Eagle” Soda Water Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Cylindrical with diagonal rib pattern, medium blue green, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 6 7/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear). A rare soda bottle with great form. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

47. Two Pictorial Flasks, Girl on a Bicycle and “Not For Joe” - Reverse Plain and Anchor and “Spring Garden / Glass Works” - Log Cabin, America and Spring Garden Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 186047 1870. Shades of aquamarine, applied mouths with rings smooth bases, pints; (the “Not For Joe” flask has a shallow 5/16 inch open bubble). GXIII-1 and GXIII-58 Both have strong mold impressions. $250-500 48. “Old Sachem / Bitters / And / Wigwam Tonic” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium copper topaz, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (exterior high point wear, 1/8 inch open bubble and flake on ring above embossing). R/H #O-46 Bright and unusual color. Crude whittled glass. $300-600

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49. “Liquore Del Diavolo / (Devil Motif) / E. Ciaburri / Napoli” Figural Liquor Bottle, probably Italy, 1870-1890. Barrel form, bright pink puce, tooled double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8 inches; (light interior stain). Beautiful and unusual color. Fine condition. $400-800

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50. “Golden / Bitters / Geo. C. Hubbel & Co.” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular modified cabin form, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base with embossed eight pointed star, ht. 10 1/4 inches; (1/4 inch chip from mouth). R/H #G-63 Strong whittled texture and embossing. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $200-400

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51. “J & IEM” Ink Bottle, America, 1870-1880. Monitor form, bright yellow, tooled mouth - smooth base with two embossed dots, ht. 1 3/4 inches, dia. 2 1/4 inches; (light overall haze). Similar to C #627 Rare and beautiful color. Fine condition. $400-800

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52. Eagle - Cornucopia Historical Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Medium sapphire blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (entire neck has been replaced with one of a lighter but similar color, professionally cleaned). GII-16 Rare color. Strong mold impression. $400-800

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53. Miniature Freeblown Bottle, America, 1820-1840. Cylindrical teardrop form, medium blue green, outward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 3/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear, light interior haze). Similar in form and construction to McK plate 226, #12-16 Unusual form and size. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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54. “W. J. Brennan / 176 Bank St / New London Ct.” Strap Sided Whiskey Flask, America, 1860-1880. Yellow with a deeper topaz tone, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint. H #2034 Extremely rare. Beautiful bright color. Fine condition. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection. $300-600

55. Lot Of Three Enamel Decorated Cologne Bottles, probably England, 1840-1860. Cylindrical waisted form, milkglass, cobalt blue and opaque powder blue, tooled flared mouths with matching stoppers 55 pontil scars, ht. 5 3/4 inches, 5 1/2 inches and 5 5/8 inches. Beautiful floral decorations. Fine condition. $200-400

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56. “Janet Lindsay / 1834” Stippled Black Glass Bottle, probably Alloa Glass Works, Alloa, Scotland, circa 1834. Bulbous form, deep olive green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/2 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar in form to AG plate 271, #1 Wonderful stippled decorations with an angel, deer and flowers. Probably made to commerate the birth of Janet Lindsay. Fine condition. $400-800

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57. Sunburst Flask, in oval panel on each side of a heavy verically ribbed flask, possibly Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Pale blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, 3/4 of a pint; (3/16 inch flake from base edge and vertical rib). GVIII-29 A bright flask with a strong mold impression. $250-500

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58. “Greeley’s Bourbon / Bitters.” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, bright yellowish olive green, applied square collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 inches; (1 3/4 inch vertical hairline on reverse label panel). R/H G-101 A beautiful bottle with outstanding color and attractive whittled texture. $400-800

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59. Flattened Spa Water Bottle, probably Belgium, 1720-1740. Bulbous teardrop form, medium yellow olive, applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/4 inches; (exterior high point wear, shallow 1/16 inch lip flake). Similar in form and construction to AG pg. 184, #1 A scarce, unusual and early form. Fine condition. $400-800

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60. “C.C.G. / Full Pint / Rochester N.Y.” Lettered Whiskey Flask, possibly Rochester Glass Works, Rochester, N.Y., 1865-1887. Medium amber, tooled sloping collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (scattered light exterior wear marks, light washable content residue). GXV-31 Listed as rare. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $150-300

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62 61. Strap Sided Whiskey Flask, America, 1870-1880. Medium cobalt blue, tooled double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint. A rare color for this flask. Fine condition. $300-600 62. Early Spirits Bottle, Europe, 1770-1790. Rectangular with beveled corners, colorless with multicolor floral decorations, a standing figure of a man and inscription, tooled mouth with pewter collar - pontil scar, ht. 6 1/2 inches; (pewter collar shows light wear, washable content residue). Beautiful and elaborate decorations. Fine condition. $300-600

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63. “Hall’s / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium amber, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear). R/H #H-10 Strong embossing. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $150-300 64. Columbia - Eagle And “B & W” Portrait Flask, America, 1820-1840. Brilliant aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-121 Very strong mold impression. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $400-800

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65. “Highly Perfumed Bears Grease / For Beautifying & Strengthening The Hair / Imported By R. Low & Son / 330 Strand London.” Pot Lid And Pot, England, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, white porcelain with black transfer of two bears in forest, ht. with cover 2 1/8 inches, dia. 2 1/2 inches; (shallow 1/8 inch flake from pot lid edge, base has areas of roughness around top edge). Early and unusual with appealing graphics. $150-300

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66. “Seaver’s / Joint & / Nerve / Liniment” Medicine Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846 1860. Cylindrical, brilliant yellow amber, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 inches; (professionally cleaned with remaining light wear marks). AAM pg. 465 Bright and beautiful color. Fully intact flared lip. Rare. $1,500-3,000

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68 67. Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 20 vertical ribs, Midwest America, 1815-1830. Teardrop form, medium plum amethyst, sheared mouth pontil scar, ht. 6 1/2 inches; (light interior haze in base). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 97, #5 A fine early flask. Beautiful color. $500-1,000 68. “Eureka Spring Co. / Saratoga N.Y.” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Torpedo form, bluish aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 9 inches; (1/8 inch surface bruise on neck, professionally cleaned). A scarce bottle. $200-400

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69. “Log Cabin / Hops And Buchu / Remedy” Medicine Bottle, America, 1870-1890. Hexagonal, medium amber, applied heavy collared mouth smooth base embossed “Pat Sept 6th / 1887”, ht. 9 3/4 inches; (3/8 inch bruise on shoulder, minor wear and loss to box). AAM pg. 551 Retains highly graphic original label and box. $300-600

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70. Double Eagle Historical Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (light exterior high point wear). GII-71 A 5/8 inch piece of slag is adhered to the side near the base. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $200-400

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71. Lot Of Eight Whiskey Tumblers, probably Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1880. Hexagonal and octagonal with fluted panels, various colors, tooled rims - four are pontiled, ht. 3 3/8 inches to 4 inches; (light exterior high point wear, several have edge of rim flakes). Similar to PG pg. 308 and 309 Beautiful colors and forms. $150-300

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72. Washington Bust And “The Father Of His Country” Reverse Plain Portrait Flask, possibly Lockport Glass Works, Lockport, New York, 1840-1860. Light blue green, applied mouth with ring - tubular pontil scar, quart; (exterior high point wear mostly on the reverse, 1 1/4 inch chip from base edge). GI-47 Well defined mold impression. $300-600 You can now bid online at www.hecklerauction.com

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73. Figural Cologne Bottle, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1888. Tapered square form with herringbone corners and thumbprint panels, deep amethyst, tooled flared mouth - smooth base, ht. 5 5/8 inches; (shallow 1/16 inch flake from mouth edge). Similar in form to MW plate 112, #13 A desirable and scarce form. Fine condition. $300-600

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74. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the left, 36 ribs, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1783-1830. Olive yellow, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 3/8 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 88, #2 Outstanding color and condition. A real gem of a flask. $750-1,500

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75. “Nathan Jarvis’ / Orris / Tooth - Wash” - “Apothecaries / Hall / Boston” Medicine Bottle, America, 1830-1850. Oval form, aquamarine, outward rolled mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 4 3/4 inches; (minor exterior high point wear). AAM pg. 266 Nicely whittled glass. An early bottle in fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $200-400

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76. “Dr. Keiths / Wine / Bitters.” Painted Label Bitters Bottle, America, 1850-1860. Tall tapered cylindrical form, brilliant opaque robin’s egg blue with gold, black and red painted label, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 13 3/4 inches; (some loss to painted label). Unlisted Unusual in that this form is usually associated with cologne bottles. Retains a note which is dated Aug. 19, 1945 and states a 15.00 purchase price. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $200-400

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77. Sheaf Of Wheat - Star Pictorial Calabash Flask, probably Sheets and Duffy Manufacturers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1845-1860. Medium orange amber, applied square collared mouth - iron pontil mark, quart; (1/8 inch flake from mouth edge). GXIII-44 Attractive bright color. Numerous bubbles. $300-600

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78. “C. Brinckerhoffs / Health Restorative / Price $ 1.00 / New-York” Medicine Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, medium yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/4 inches; (light exterior scratches near base). AAM pg. 66 A particularly fine example. Lighter color than most. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $1,000-2,000

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79. “H.A. Graef’s Son / Canteen / N.Y.” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 1870-1890. Canteen form with applied handles, deep yellow olive, tooled square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 6 5/8 inches; (1/16 inch flake from mouth, manufacturer’s “crazing” in neck). H #918 Unusual and appealing form. Strong embossing. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection, Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $400-800 80. Eagle - Cornucopia Historical Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (slightly weakened mold impression). GII-11a Extremely rare. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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81. Skaters Lamp, America, 1860-1880. Brass colored metal with a robin’s egg blue chimney, ht. 7 inches; (light exterior wear on metal parts). Beautifully colored glass chimney. Fine condition. $200-400

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82. “J.W. Poland’s / Headache Killer” Medicine Bottle, probably Lyndeborough Glass Company, South Lyndeborough, New Hampshire, 1866-1886. Oval form, brilliant greenish aquamarine, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 1/4 inches. AAM pg. 415 A clean and bright example. Fine condition. $150-300

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83. “Francis Kelly / 103 Market St. / Wilmington, Del.” Lettered Whiskey Flask, America, 1860-1880. Brilliant yellow, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (professionally cleaned to original luster). Outstanding, bright color. Rare. Fine condition. $300-600

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84. “T Barnaby” Sealed Wine Bottle, probably England, 1790-1810. Cylindrical, deep olive amber, tooled flared mouth with applied flattened string rim - pontil scar, ht. 11 1/4 inches, dia. 3 3/4 inches; (slender 1 inch by 1/8 inch open bubble on base edge). Similar in form and construction to McK plate 221, #9 Retains full original surface gloss. Early and attractive. $400-800

85. “Suffolk Bitters” - “Philbrook & Tucker / Boston” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of a pig, medium yellow amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, lgth. 10 inches; (some light interior stain). 85 R/H #S-217 Beautiful bright color shading from an amber nose to a yellow mouth and tail. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $600-1,200

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86. “Carpenter / & Cobb / Knickerbocker / Soda Water / Saratoga / Springs” Soda Water Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Ten sided, medium blue green, applied heavy collared mouth iron pontil mark, ht. 7 1/4 inches; (professionally cleaned with remaining wear marks). A scarce bottle with an unusual form. $300-600

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87. Early Candlestick, probably New England Glass Company, East Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1830-1840. Freeblown socket and baluster stem joined by a solid multi-ribbed knop and thick wafers joined to a multi-ribbed knop and a pressed glass quatrefoil base, colorless, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 11 inches; (several chips to base edge). American Glass 1760-1930, #420 $400-800

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88. Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 21 vertical ribs, possibly an early Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Teardrop form, brilliant pink puce, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 inches; (light scattered exterior wear marks). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 97, #5 Delicate and beautiful color. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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89. “Willington Glass Works” Base Embossed Whiskey Bottle, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Cylindrical, medium orange amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 11 1/4 inches. Similar to H #2509 Retains period label which reads “Old Medford Rum / Geo. E. Charles & Co. / Grocers / 43rd Street Grand Central Depot / New York”. This is the scarce variant with backwards N’s and S’s. Fine condition. $200-400 90. Eagle - “Willington / Glass Co.” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1840-1860. Medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (1/4 inch fissure at the pontil scar, two 1/16 inch chips from mouth edge, 1/16 inch bruise on base edge). GII-63 Scarce with open pontil and sheared top. Strong mold impression with little to no wear. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund $150-300

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91. “Benjamin Franklin” And Bust - “T.W. Dyott, M.D.” And Bust Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-94 Crisp mold impression. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $200-400 92. “Old Sachem / Bitters / And / Wigwam Tonic” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium yellow amber, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches. R/H #O-46 Bright and bubbly. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $300-600

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94 93. Pitkin Type Flask, 18 ribs swirled to the right, probably Midwest America, 1820-1830. Cobalt blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 inches; (light exterior high point wear, 1/4 open bubble on neck). Similar in form to MW plate 90, #3 Rare color for this form. Strong mold impression. $500-1,000 94. “Kossuth” And Bust - Tree Portrait Calabash Flask, America, 18401860. Medium yellowish green, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (3/8 inch flake on mouth edge with associated 3/4 inch fissure). GI-113 Strong embossing. Pretty medium density color. $200-400

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95. Byron - Scott Portrait Flask, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Medium olive green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GI-114 Neck is a bit longer than usual. Excellent exterior surface condition. Fine condition with a better color for this flask. $200-400 96. Freeblown Vase, probably an early Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Bulbous form with applied solid foot, colorless with milkglass loopings, tooled flared rim - solid rod pontil scar, ht. 8 1/8 inches, rim dia. 5 inches. Exact example is pictured in PG on pg. 423 Wonderful form and craftsmanship. Fine condition. Ex Lowell Innes collection. $500-1,000

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97. “Booth & Sedgwick’s / London / Cordial Gin” Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Square with beveled corners, olive green, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 9 3/8 inches; (1/16 inch flake from base edge corner, light scattered exterior wear marks). Early and crude. Strong embossing. Generally fine condition. $ 250-500

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98. Freeblown Whale Oil Lamp, America, 1820-1840. Bell form with applied solid handle, aquamarine, brass collar with double tube burner pontil scar, ht. 5 1/4 inches. Attractive heavy applied handle. An early lamp in fine condition. $300-600

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99. Cathedral Pickle Jar, probably Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Square with beveled corners and fancy cathedral arches, bluish aquamarine, applied round collared mouth smooth base, ht. 8 5/8 inches; (scattered light interior stain). Similar to MW plate 73, #4 A crude example with great form. Fine condition. $800-1,600

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100. “Bourbon Whiskey / Bitters.” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium cherry puce, applied square collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches. R/H #B-171 Whittled glass with numerous bubbles. Appealing medium density color. Fine condition. $250-500

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101. Fancy Cologne Bottle, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1845-1870. Octagonal corset waisted form, medium amethyst, tooled flared mouth - smooth base, ht. 4 1/2 inches. B/K #5199 Appealing form and color. Fine condition. $400-800

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102. Freeblown Chestnut Flask, America, 1783-1830. Bright olive yellow, applied round collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 1/4 inches; (light exterior wear marks). Similar to KW fig. 47 Beautiful bright color. Numerous small bubbles. Fine condition. $200-400

103. Two Freeblown Nailsea Items, probably England, 1830-1850. Rolling pin form and pinch waisted cruet form with applied handle, deep olive amber and olive green with profuse milkglass decorations, tooled flared mouth - pontil scars, rolling pin lgth. 11 5/8 inches, 103 wdth. 1 3/4 inches, handled cruet ht. 5 3/8 inches; (rolling pin has surface “crazing” and minor surface loss to decorations, cruet has minor loss of cover glass on several surface bubbles). Similar to AG pg. 100 Attractive and interesting Nailsea decorations. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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104. Masonic - Frigate And “Franklin.” Historical Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 18201830. Bluish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GIV-34 Strong mold impression. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $200-400

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105. Lot Of Twelve Victorian Christmas Lights, probably England, 1860-1890. Bulbous forms with flaring rims, various colors, ground and tooled mouths - smooth bases, ht. 3 3/8 inches to 3 3/4 inches; (one amethyst example has 2 inch crack, orange example has 1 1/2 inch potstone fissure, most have some chipping and roughness from mouth opening). Attractive colors and patterns. $400-800

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106. Widemouth Snuff Jar, probably England, 1800-1830. Rectangular with beveled corners, light yellow green, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 1/2 inches; (very light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to McK pg. 227, #5 Interesting form and color. Fine condition. $300-600

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107. “Washington Spring Co / (Bust Of Washington) / Ballston Spa / NY” - “C” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (some exterior wear and scuffing mostly to upper right of bust). T #S-61 Numerous bubbles. Strong mold impression. Retains original contents, cork and wire closure. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $750-1,500

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108. Ulysses S. Grant Bust - Eagle And “Union” Portrait Flask, probably Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Bluish aquamarine, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-79 Rare. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $250-500

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109. Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 16 ribs swirled to the right, Midwest America, 1815-1830. Medium yellow green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 3/8 inches; (exterior high point wear, numerous potstones and impurities, some of which have slight radiations). Similar in construction to MW plate 94, #2 Unusual and appealing form. A little gem of a bottle. $400-800

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110. “Success To The Railroad” And Horse And Cart Historical Flask, Mount Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, New York, 1830-1850. Deep yellow olive, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint; (two 3/16 inch chips from base edge). GV-5 An especially crude and heavy example with a beautiful rich color. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $250-500

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111. “A.M. Bininger & Co. / 19 Broad St. / N.Y.” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1870. In the form of a cannon barrel, brilliant golden yellow, roughly sheared and fire polished mouth - smooth base, ht. 12 3/8 inches; (1/8 inch flake from mouth edge). H #1140 Beautiful bright color. Crude and whittled. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $750-1,500 112. “Sands’ / Sarsaparilla / Genuine / New York.” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, aquamarine, applied double collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 9 7/8 inches. AAM pg. 457 Nicely whittled surface. A bright, clean example. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $200-400

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113. “Dr Townsends / Sarsaparilla / Albany / N.Y.” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Square with beveled corners and base edges, medium olive green, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 9 3/8 inches; (scattered light exterior wear, each base corner has a 5/8 inch area of roughness probably created when removed from mold). Similar to D #206 A crude example with numerous bubbles. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $300-600

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114. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the right, 36 ribs, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1783-1830. Bright yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 88, #11 Very strong mold impression. Beautiful, subtle color. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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116 115. “Big / Bill / Best / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1870-1890. Tall tapering square form, medium amber, tooled sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 12 inches. R/H #B-95 A popular bottle because of the unusual form. Fine condition. $250-500 116. “S. Smith / Auburn. N.Y / 1856 / Kr. / S. / Water” Soda Water Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Ten sided, medium sapphire blue, applied round collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 7 3/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Wonderful lighter color. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $300-600

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117. “Soyer’s / Soda Water” Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Torpedo form, greenish aquamarine, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (professionally cleaned with remaining wear marks). Strong embossing. A scarce bottle which is seldom seen. $100-200

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118. Lot Of Three Paneled Cologne Bottles, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1880. Tall tapered twelve sided forms, bright cobalt blue and shades of amethyst, tooled flared mouths smooth bases, ht. 4 7/8 inches, 5 5/8 inches and 6 3/8 inches; (largest example has two 1/16 inch base edge flakes). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 114, #1 and 5 Beautiful clean examples in pretty colors. $300-600

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119. “Dr C.W. Robacks / Stomach Bitters / Cincinnati.O” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium amber with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches. R/H #R-74 Unusual and scarce color. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $300-600

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120. “General Lafayette” And Bust - Eagle And “T.W.D.” Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-91 Listed as comparatively scarce. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $400-800

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121. “Clyde.Glass.Works. / N.Y.” Lettered Whiskey Flask, Clyde Glass Works, Clyde, New York, 1864-1880. Medium amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, pint. GXV-2 A highly whittled and crude example. Listed as scarce. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $200-400

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122. Sheaf Of Wheat - Star Pictorial Flask, America, 1845-1860. Pale blue green, sheared mouth - iron pontil mark, quart. GXIII-38 Strong mold impression. Listed as scarce. Fine condition. $250-500

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123. “S.O. Dunbar / Mineral Water / Taunton” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Cylindrical, medium blue green, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 6 3/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Samuel Oliver Dunbar is known primarily for his ink and medicine bottles. This mineral water bottle must be considered a rarity. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $400-800

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124. “The Geo. T. Stagg Company / O.F.C. / (Stag Head) / Bourbon / Frankfort, KY.” Advertising Tray, America, 1880-1900. Round with outward rolled edge, vibrant multicolor stag and landscape with gold lettering on red border, black reverse, ht. 1 1/4 inches, dia. 12 inches; (light surface rust on reverse, light wear on front). Great colorful graphics. Fine condition. $200-400

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125. “Goodwin / & / Webster / Hartford” Stoneware Bottle, Goodwin and Webster Pottery Works, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1818-1830. Ovoid form, gray with brick red glaze, tooled round collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches; (usage wear and roughness on base edge). Early and unusual form. Fine condition. $200-400

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126. Blown Three Mold Syrup Pitcher, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1870. Bulbous form with applied hollow handle, colorless, sheared mouth with pewter closure and lid - smooth base with twelve pointed star, ht. 7 1/4 inches; (1/4 inch manufacturer’s fissure at lower handle attachment). GV-11 Well defined mold pattern. Generally fine condition. $200-400

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127. Freeblown “Boot” Wine Bottle, probably Germany, 1730-1770. Medium olive green, tooled flared mouth with applied band - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/2 inches, wdth. 7 1/2 inches, dpth. 3 3/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear, light interior stain). Similar in form and construction to AG pg. 269, #3 Unusual and appealing form. Generally fine condition. $600-1,200 128. “Columbian / Jubilee” - Ship With Full Sails / “1492-1892” Commemorative Whiskey Flask, America, circa. 1892. Medium yellowish amber, tooled sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base with embossed “D”, half pint; (manufacturer’s roughness on mouth edge). GX-32, variant in amber Pint is listed as comparatively scarce, half pint is unlisted. Strong mold impression. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $300-600

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Recent Auction Highlights “Poison” - “Pat Appl’d For” Figural Poison Bottle Estimate: $1,000$2,000

Sold: $4,095

Sunburst Snuff Jar Estimate: $20,000-$40,000

Blueberry Preserve Jar Estimate: $1,000-$2,000

Sold: $57,330

Sold: $7,605

Blown Three Mold Glass Hat Whimsey Estimate: $5,000-$10,000

Sold: $24,570 Pattern Molded Spirits Bottle Estimate: $750-$1,500

Sold: $11,115 Medallions And Diamond Diapering Decorative Flask Estimate: $100,000-$200,000

“Rushton & / Aspinwall / New-York” - “Compound / Chlorine / Toothwash” Medicine Bottle Estimate: $7,500-$15,000

Sold: $111,150

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Sold: $23,400


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Norman C. Heckler & Company Select Auction 122: Early Glass, Bottles, Flasks & More  

Norman C. Heckler & Company presents Auction 122. A Select Absentee Auction Including: Early Glass, Historical Flasks, Bitters, Utilities, W...

Norman C. Heckler & Company Select Auction 122: Early Glass, Bottles, Flasks & More  

Norman C. Heckler & Company presents Auction 122. A Select Absentee Auction Including: Early Glass, Historical Flasks, Bitters, Utilities, W...

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