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Norman C. Heckler & Company

Auction 125 Bidding Begins July 13, 2015 Closing July 22, 2015

A Select Absentee Auction Of Early Glass, Bottles, Flasks & More


$52,650

A Reputation for Excellence Now Accepting Consignments for Our 2015 Auction Schedule

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Auction 125 A Select Absentee Auction of Early Glass, Bottles, Flasks, Whiskeys, Bitters, Inkwells, Black Glass, Freeblown Items, Medicines and More Auction Start Date: July 13, 2015 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time Auction Closing Date: July 22, 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 ASB B Barret B/K C D G G GW H JT K KW L Lee LeeII LeeIII L/P LRB McK 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. Antique Seal Bottles 1640-1900, David Burton, 2015. 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. 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.

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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, July 13, 2015 at 9:00 AM EST (6:00 PM PST) closing date Wednesday, July 22, 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. 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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 Page 2 | Auction 125


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1. “Poison” - “Pat. Appl’d. For” Figural Poison Bottle, America, 18941900. In the form of a skull, cobalt blue, tooled flared mouth - smooth base with crossed bones, ht. 4 1/8 inches; (numerous chips surround edge of mouth, some washable interior content residue). K #K-10 This is the large size skull. Rare and desirable. $1,000-2,000

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2. Eagle - Oak Tree And “Liberty” Historical Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Medium yellow amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (overall matte finish, 1/4 inch fissure near eagle’s wing, several open bubbles). GII-60 An attractive and scarce flask with many bubbles. $1,500-3,000

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3. “H. P. Herb / Wild / Cherry / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 18601880. Cabin form with roped corners, medium yellow amber, tooled sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 8 7/8 inches. R/H #H-94 Attractive roped corners. Listed as very rare. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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4. Cathedral Pickle Jar, America, 1860-1872. Square with beveled corners, medium blue green, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 11 1/2 inches; (some light interior stain). Similar to Z pg. 456, top right Pretty color. Fine condition. $300-600

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5. “Dr.. Emanuel’s / Sarsaparilla / Vicksburg” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical with indented panels, bluish aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 3/8 inches; (3/8 inch base edge bruise, overall interior and exterior stain and wear). Unlisted and extremely rare. $600-1,200

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6. Masonic Arch And Emblems - Eagle And “Keene” Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1830. Bright olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (only a touch of exterior high point wear). GIV-19 Beautiful lighter color. Fine condition. $200-400

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7. Freeblown Bottle, America, 1783-1830. Globular, bright grass green, sheared mouth with applied heavy collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 11 1/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear at mid body, 3/4 inch open bubble near base). Similar in form and construction to MW pg. 193, top right Beautiful color and early form. Attractive swirls of glass surround the bottle. $400-800

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8. Pair Of Freeblown Candlesticks, probably America, 1880-1900. Cylindrical with tooled knopfs, freeblown bulbous sockets flaring to rim, colorless with red, white and blue swirled decorations in stem and cranberry sockets, tooled flared mouths - smooth bases, ht. 10 3/8 inches; (one example has 3/4 inch base fissure, each stick has an identical 1 1/4 inch chip from base, probably from manufacturing). Beautiful patriotic colors. Quality workmanship on these pieces. $300-600 Auction 125 | Page 3


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9. “Bourbon Whiskey / Bitters.” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, deep cherry puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (shallow 1/16 inch flake from side of mouth). R/H #B-171 Retains 95% of original label. Put up by the Pollard & Co., Boston, Massachusetts. Beautiful color. $500-1,000

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10. Freeblown Chestnut Bottle, New England, 1783-1830. Bright olive yellow, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 10 3/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar to KW fig. 47 Appealing larger size and lighter color. Fine condition. $300-600

11. Two Blown Three Mold Items, miniature decanter and tumbler, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Colorless, tooled flared mouth and tooled rim pontil scars, ht. 3 3/8 inches and 4 1/4 inches. 11 GIII-26 and GIII-20 Fine condition. Attractive patterns and forms. $400-800

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12. “J. F. Hoffman & Sons / Rotterdam” Base Embossed Black Glass Ale Bottle, Holland, 1820-1830. Cylindrical, deep olive green, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 inches. Crisp embossing on base. Attractive “squatty” form. Fine condition. $200-400

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13. Lot Of Three Umbrella Ink Bottles, America, 1860-1880. Octagonal, bright yellow amber, light sapphire blue and brilliant yellow green, tooled collared mouths - smooth bases, ht. 2 1/2 inches; (green example has 1/4 inch fissure through an interior dimple of darker glass). Similar in form and construction to C #180 Beautiful colors. Sapphire and amber examples are in fine condition. $250-500

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14. “Kossuth” And Bust - Tree Portrait Calabash Flask, America, 1845-1860. Medium blue green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, quart; (scattered exterior high point wear). GI-113 A crude and attractive flask. Fine condition. $300-600

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15. “Samuel Hart & Co / Philadelphia” Medicine Bottle, America, 18601870. Oval, colorless, threaded metal closure with attached shot glass pontil scar, ht. 7 1/2 inches, brown leather box with gold lettering and decoration; (loss to top and bottom of box, bottle has light exterior wear). Retains leather covered cardboard “box” which reads “Travelling / Companion”. Rare and unusual. Fine condition. $300-600 16. Two “ST / Drakes / 1860 / Plantation / X / Bitters” Figural Bottles, America, 1860-1880. Square tall log cabin forms, four log and six log, medium apricot and yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouths smooth bases, ht. 9 5/8 inches and 10 1/8 inches; (six log has 1/8 flake from roof thatching). R/H #D-106 and R/H #D-110 Beautiful lighter colors. $350-700

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17. Findlay Onyx Mustard Pot, Dalzell, Gilmore and Leighton Company, Findlay, Ohio, circa 1889. Bulbous, white with ruby/purple floral and leaf decoration, plated metal closure - overall ht. 3 1/2 inches, dia. 2 1/2 inches. Very rare. Findlay onyx was produced only in the first half of 1889. Stunning color, fine condition. Ex Horace J. Culbertson collection, ex Dr. Gary and Arlette Johnson collection. $1,000-2,000

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18. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the right, 36 ribs, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1783-1830. Pale olive green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 5/8 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 88, #11 Numerous bubbles and impurities. Very pronounced mold impression. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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19. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GI-42 An attractive flask with an unusually long neck and applied mouth. These are known to have a straw woven case. Fine condition. $400-800

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20. “Dr. C. W. Robacks / Stomach Bitters / Cincinnati. O” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, brilliant yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (shallow 3/8 inch flake and 1/2 inch flake from lower barrel rings). R/H #R-74 Beautiful bright color. Strong embossing. $300-600

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21. Freeblown Chestnut Bottle, a Mid-Atantic glasshouse, 1780-1830. Medium yellow olive, applied round collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 7/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar to McK plate 224, #12 Unusual and attractive lip finish. Beautiful color. Fine condition. $400-800

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22. Lot Of Three “Harrison’s / Columbian / Ink” Master Ink Bottles, America, 1840-1860. Octagonal and twelve sided, shades of aquamarine, applied flared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 3 1/8 inches, 4 3/4 inches and 6 inches; (the middle sized example has three shallow mouth flakes). C #535, C #538 and C #760 Two are embossed “Patent” on shoulder. An attractive graduated set with the largest and smallest being in fine condition. $400-800

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23. Two Sheaf Of Wheat - “Westford Glass Co” Pictorial Flasks, Westford Glass Works, Westford, Connecticut, 18601873. Shades of olive amber, applied double collared mouths smooth bases, half pints; (exterior high point wear). GXIII-37 Crude examples in fine condition. Ralph Fletcher collection. $200-400

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24. “W & Co / N.Y.” Figural Bitters Type Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Pineapple form, medium amber, applied double collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 1/4 inches; (one diamond point has 1/8 inch surface bruise, exterior high point wear). H #2645 Extremely bubbly and crude. $400-800

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25. Two Figural Bitters Bottles, “The Great Tonic / Caldwells / Herb Bitters” and “Morning (Star) Bitters / Inceptum 5869” - “Patented 5869”, America, 1845-1860. Triangular forms, medium amber and yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouths - iron pontil marks, ht. 12 5/8 inches; (base of Caldwell’s has potstone with cracks). R/H #C-8 and R/H #M-135 Attractive forms and colors. Morning (Star) is in fine condition. $500-1,000

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26. “Middletown / Healing / Springs / Grays & Clark / Middletown. Vt.” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, medium emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (1/4 inch bruise and 1/8 inch flake on mouth). T #V-12 Rare and beautiful color for this mold. Strong embossing. $250-500

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27. Miniature Blown Three Mold Creamer, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 18251840. Bulbous with narrow neck flaring to an inward rolled rim with pour spout, solid applied handle, cobalt blue with colorless handle, tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/4 inches; (rigaree has been glued to base of handle). Similar to B/K #3312 and TH plate 41, #2 An extremely rare miniature or child’s toy. This is only the second example with a colorless handle known instead of the expected blue handle. $750-1,500 28. “Sir Wm.. Strickland Bt. / 1809” Sealed Wine Bottle, probably England, circa 1809. Cylindrical, medium olive green, applied sloping collared mouth with string rim - pontil scar, ht. 10 3/8 inches; (some exterior wear, mostly near base). Similar in form to RD pg. 114, top center Glass is filled with attractive bubbles and swirls. Fine condition. $400-800

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29. “Bertinguiot” Ink Bottle, America, 1820-1840. Cylindrical domed form, medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 inches, dia. 2 3/8 inches. C #575 Beautiful color. Stronger embossing than most. Fine condition. $250-500 30. “Drakes / Plantation / Bitters” - “Patented / 1869.” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square tall log cabin form, five logs, medium amber, applied sloping collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear). R/H #D-109 Strong embossing. Fine condition. $400-800

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31. “Allan’s / Anti Fat / Botanic Medicine Co. / Buffalo, N.Y.” Medicine Bottle, America, 1870-1880. Rectangular with beveled corners, medium steel blue, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 1/2 inches; (two shallow flakes from mouth edge, the largest being 3/16 inches, 3/8 inch chip from lower mouth edge). Unusual and beautiful color. $200-400 32. “Isabella / Glassworks” And Anchor - Glasshouse Historical Flask, Isabella Glass Works, Brooklyn, New Jersey, 1850-1860. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (pontil chip extends to edge of base). GXIII-55 Strong mold impression. Crude glass is filled with impurities and foamy swirls of bubbles. Fine condition. $250-500

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33. Lot Of Four Pattern Molded Pocket Flasks, 18 ribs swirled to the right, probably Vineland, New Jersey, 1932-1942. Shades of amethyst, sheared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 2 1/4 inches, 2 3/8 inches, 2 1/2 inches and 4 3/4 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW pg. 320, bottom left Unusual smaller sizes. Fine condition. $250-500

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34. “Old Dr / J. Townsends / Sarsaparilla / New York” Medicine Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Square with beveled corners, medium blue green, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 9 1/2 inches. AAM pg. 520 An exceptional example in all regards; condition, color, rarity and crudeness. $800-1,600

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35. Eagle - “Willington / Glass Co.” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Medium olive yellow, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint; (light exterior high point wear). GII-63 A rare and beautiful color. An unusual color for a Willington flask. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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36. “Baker’s / Orange Grove” - “Bitters” Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with roped corners, medium yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 5/8 inches. R/H #B-9 Crisp and clean. Fine condition. $400-800

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37. Lot Of Three Unusual Master Ink Bottles, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners and cylindrical, medium yellow amber, medium blue green and reddish puce, applied sloping collared mouths with tooled pour spouts - smooth bases, ht. 8 1/4 inches, 9 1/8 inches and 9 1/2 inches. Unlisted forms Beautifully colored bottles with scarce mouth treatments. These forms are usually associated with medicine or soda bottles. Fine condition. $400-800

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38. “Traveler’s / Companion” - “Railroad / Guide” Flask, America, 1840-1860. Brilliant aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GXIV-9 Beautiful exterior surface condition and whittled appearance. Fine condition. $400-800

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39. “Hall’s / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, bright yellow amber, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 inches; (two bubbles have openings in the cover glass, the largest being 7/8 inch). R/H #H-10 Bright and attractive color with strong embossing. $200-400

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40. “William Mustard / Kingardine / 1846 / JD” Stippled Black Glass Bottle, probably Alloa Glass Works, Alloa, Scotland, circa 1846. Bulbous, deep olive green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 8 1/4 inches. Similar in form to AG plate 271, #1 Fine condition. $400-800

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41. Blown Three Mold Decanter, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1840. Bulbous, medium olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 3/4 inches. GIII-16 Strong mold impression. A particularly nice example with no wear. Fine condition. $400-800

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42. “Browns / Celebrated / Indian Herb Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Indian maiden form, bright yellow amber, inward rolled mouth - smooth base, ht. 12 1/8 inches. R/H #B-226 A beautiful and bright example with a great mold impression and form. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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43. Eagle - “Willington / Glass, Co” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Medium red amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, pint. GII-64 Exceptional color. Strong mold impression. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $250-500

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

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45. Domed Ink Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, domed with offset neck, medium blue green, ground mouth - smooth base, ht. 1 7/8 inches; (shallow grinding associated 1/8 inch flake from mouth edge). Similar in form to C #647 Beautiful and scarce color. Attractive whittled surface. Fine condition. $200-400

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46. Large Covered Utility Jar, probably France, 1800-1830. Cylindrical flowerpot form with the body formed in a dip mold, olive green, sheared mouth with threaded pewter closure and cover - large tubular pontil scar, ht. 12 1/4 inches, base dia. 4 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to AG pg. 199, left Attractive form and size. $400-800

47. “Spencerian / Steel Pens” Countertop Display And Advertising Box, America, 1880-1900. Rectangular box with glass top and two 47 drawers, natural oak patina with black and gold lettering, ht. 6 1/2 inches, wdth. 15 3/4 inches, dpth. 11 1/2 inches; (minor usage wear, lower drawer has glued on white plastic knobs). Box contains an assortment of steel pen tips, blotters, two mechanical pencils, a glass pen in wood box and eighteen various steel tipped pens. $400-800 48. “Old Homestead / Wild Cherry / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cabin form, medium amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches. R/H #O-37 A clean and crisp example. Fine condition. $300-600

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49. “Keene” - “P & W” Sunburst Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Medium olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (light exterior high point wear, 3/16 inch star fissure in shoulder). GVIII-9 Strong embossing and strong corrugated ribs which can be weak on these flasks. Fine condition. $400-800

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50. “Alden’s / Extract Of / Coffee” Medicine Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Cylindrical, light blue green, applied sloping collared mouth with tooled pour spout - iron pontil mark, ht. 6 7/8 inches; (professionally cleaned with remaining light wear marks). Nicely whittled exterior surface. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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51. Pressed Glass Master Salt, Providence Flint Glass Works, Providence, Rhode Island, 1831-1833. Fancy rectangular form, embossed “Providence” on exterior base, colorless, ht. 2 1/8 inches. American Glass / The Toledo Museum by Kenneth Wilson, 1994, pg. 347, #440 Rare. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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52. Freeblown Pocket Flask, probably Westford Glass Works, Westford, Connecticut, 1857-1873. Flattened teardrop form, deep olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 inches; (light exterior high point wear). A rare offhand piece in an unusual form. Fine condition. Ralph Fletcher collection. $400-800

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53. Lot Of Seven Cone Ink Bottles, America, 1870-1890. Cylindrical cone forms, light and medium cobalt blue, yellow amber and yellow, olive green and shades of teal green, tooled round collared mouths - smooth bases, ht. 2 3/8 inches. Similar in form and construction to C #43 and C #47 Two are base embossed, “Carter’s” and “Carter’s / No. 5 / Made In U.S.A.”. Beautiful and bright colors. Fine condition. $300-600

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54. “Doctor / Fisch’s Bitters” - “W.H. Ware / Patented 1866” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of a fish, yellow amber, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 11 1/2 inches. R/H #F-44 The color is a bit lighter than most. Strong mold impression. Fine condition. $300-600

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55. “Greeley’s Bourbon / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, rich strawberry puce, applied square collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches. R/H #G-101 A beautiful and crude example with many bubbles. Fine condition. $400-800

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56. Sheaf Of Wheat - Star Pictorial Calabash Flask, probably Sheets and Duffy Manufacturers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1845-1860. Pale yellow green, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, quart. GXIII-43 A bright, clean flask in a subtle and beautiful color. Fine condition. $250-500

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57. “Harrison’s / Columbian / Ink” Master Ink Bottle, America, 18401860. Cylindrical, cobalt blue, applied flared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 4 1/2 inches; (7/16 inch chip from mouth). C #764 Beautiful color. Strong embossing. $350-700

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58. “Greeley’s / Bourbon Whiskey / Bitters.” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, deep amethyst, applied square collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear). R/H #G-102 Beautiful rich color. Very pronounced embossing. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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59. Pattern Molded Creamer, 20 ribs swirled to the right, probably an early Pittsburgh glasshouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Cylindrical tapering base flares into wide mouth with pour spout, applied hollow handle, colorless, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 1/8 inches, base dia. 2 3/4 inches. Similar in form and construction to PG pg. 183, top left Attractive early form. Subtle mold pattern. Fine condition. $400-800

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60. “D.B.D. / 1826.” Sealed Wine Bottle, H. Ricketts & Company, Bristol, England, circa 1826. Cylindrical, medium yellow green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scarred base embossed “H. Ricketts & Co. / Glassworks Bristol”, ht. 11 inches; (1/16 inch flake from mouth edge). RD pg. 255 and 256 Henry Ricketts was granted a patent for the three piece mold bottle in 1821. These “D. B. D.” bottles probably belonged to a wine merchant from the west country of England. Beautiful color. $400-800

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61. Two Pattern Molded Pocket Flasks, 12 diamond quilted pattern and 18 ribs swirled to the right, probably Vineland, New Jersey, 1932-1942. Bright amethyst and emerald green, sheared mouths - pontil scars, ht. 5 1/8 inches and 5 7/8 inches. H #2274 and similar to MW pg. 319, bottom left Attractive colors and patterns. Fine condition. Emerald example is ex Charles B. Gardner collection. $200-400

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62. Unembossed Figural Bottle, America, 1870-1880. Rectangular modified cabin in the form of a Holtzermann’s Stomach Bitters, bright yellow amber, tooled sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 4 1/16 inches. Form similar to R/H #H-153L An attractive and desirable sample bitters bottle. Crisp mold impression. Fine condition. $350-700

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63. Teakettle Ink Bottle, America, 1830-1870. Octagonal teakettle form, deep pinkish amethyst, ground mouth with applied silver collar - smooth base, ht. 2 inches. Similar in form and construction to C #1235 Beautiful and rich color. Fine condition. $300-600 64. Eagle - Anchor And “New London / Glass Works” Historical Flask, New London Glass Works, New London, Connecticut, 1856-1866. Aquamarine, applied double collared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (somewhat weakened mold impression, perhaps from a worn mold). GII-67 Rare in this color with a pontil scar. Fine condition. $350-700

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65. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the right, 16 ribs, probably Midwest America, 1820-1830. Medium grass green, sheared mouth pontil scar, ht. 5 3/4 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 89, #8 Numerous seed bubbles throughout. Beautiful color. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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66. Pattern Molded Grandfather Flask, 24 vertical ribs, a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1820-1840. Flattened chestnut form, brilliant orange amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 inches; (exterior high point wear). Similar to MW plate 98, #10 Beautiful and bright color. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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67. Two Figural Ink Bottles, America, 1870-1890. Cottage forms, shades of aquamarine, applied square collared mouth and tooled mouth - smooth bases, one is embossed “Patd / Mar 14 / 1871”, ht. 2 1/2 inches and 2 5/8 inches. C #684 and C #685 Attractive and desirable forms. Crisp, clean examples in fine condition. $250-500

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68. “Greeley’s Bourbon / Bitters.” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium apricot with topaz tones, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (several small chips from mouth edge, the largest being 1/8 inch). R/H #G-101 Bold embossing. Unusual color. $300-600

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69. Eagle And “Granite. / Glass. Co” - Eagle And “Stoddard / N H” Historical Flask, Granite Glass Company, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Medium olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GII-81 Strong mold impression. Beautiful New England color. Fine condition. $200-400

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70. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Light blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GIX-10 Attractive “pebbled “exterior surface. Pretty color. Fine condition. $400-800

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71. “Distilled In 1848 / Old Kentucky / 1849 / Reserve / Bourbon / A.M. Bininger & Co. 19 Broad St. N.Y.” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Barrel form, bright yellow amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8 inches; (1/8 inch open bubble on mold seam near base). H #11 Attractive light color. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $350-700

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72. “Oldridges / Balm / Of Columbia” - “For Restoring / Hair / Philadelphia” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular with chamfered corners, aquamarine, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 1/4 inches; (minor loss to original label). Retains original cork, label and partial contents. Very strong embossing. Fine condition. $400-800

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73. “Old Sachem / Bitters / And / Wigwam Tonic” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, bright yellow amber, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches. R/H #O-46 Attractive bright color. Fine condition. $400-800

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74. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Medium blue green, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GI-54 A fine example with many bubbles, attractive sloping collar and strong embossing. $300-600

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75. Teakettle Ink Bottle, cut and polished, probably France, 1830-1870. Octagonal teakettle form, cobalt blue with gold decorations, ground mouth with brass collar and hinged cover - smooth base, ht. 1 7/8 inches. Similar in form and construction to C #1268 Beautiful and fully intact gold decorations. Fine condition. $400-800

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76. “Geo. W. Hoxie’s / Premium / Beer” Bottle, probably Westford Glass Works, Westford, Connecticut, 1860-1873. Cylindrical, dark olive amber, applied heavy collared mouth smooth base, ht. 7 inches; (light exterior high point wear). A great example with thick, heavy glass, numerous bubbles and strong embossing. Fine condition. Ralph Fletcher collection. $200-400

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77. “Success To The Railroad” And Horse And Cart Historical Flask, Mount Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, New York, 1845-1850. Deep yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GV-5 Crisp mold impression. Fine condition. The glass contains numerous bubbles and swirls. $300-600

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78. Lot Of Three Master Ink Bottles, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, shades of blue green, inverted applied sloping collared mouths and applied flaring mouth with ring - smooth bases, ht. 7 1/2 inches, 8 inches and 9 1/4 inches. C #824, C #912 and similar to C #907 One is embossed “Caw’s / Black Fluid / Ink”. One has label which reads “Diamond / Inks / Black / Fountain Pen / Ink”, is base embossed “Patented April 13’ 1875” and is a reused “L. H. Thomas” ink. $250-500

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79. “Espy / Phil.” Pickle Jar, America, 1856-1860. Cylindrical, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 10 5/8 inches. Z pg. 434, bottom left Listed as extremely rare. This concern was in business for only four years. Fine condition. $400-800 80. “Old Sachem / Bitters / And / Wigwam Tonic” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, rich copper puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches. R/H #O-46 Fine condition. $400-800

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81. Sunburst Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Bright yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (light exterior high point wear). GVIII-16 An exterior string of glass snakes its way across two sides and one shoulder of the flask. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $600-1,200

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82. “Old Sachem / Bitters / And / Wigwam Tonic” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, deep strawberry puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8 inches; (shallow 1/16 inch flake from side of mouth). R/H #O-46 Numerous bubbles. Beautiful puce color. $400-800

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83. “W. C. Bitters / Brobst & Rentschler / Reading, Pa.” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium amber, tooled square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 1/4 inches; (light interior content stain). R/H #W-57 Listed as scarce. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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84. “General Washington” And Bust - Eagle Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Bright greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-2 A bright, clean example of a scarce flask. $400-800

85. Two Freeblown Milk Pans, probably Midwest America, 1820-1845. Cylindrical, shades of aquamarine, tooled and outward rolled rims pontil scars, ht. 1 1/4 inches and 2 1/4 inches, dia. 6 inches and 7 1/2 inches. Similar in form and construction to PG pg. 87, center right 85 Beautiful forms and colors. Smaller example has numerous bubbles. Fine condition. $400-800

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86. 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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87. Two Sheaf Of Wheat - “Westford Glass Co” Pictorial Flasks, Westford Glass Works, Westford, Connecticut, 18601873. Shades of olive green, applied sloping collared mouth and applied double collared mouth - smooth bases, pints; (GXIII-35 has 3/16 inch star fissure in shoulder, light exterior high point wear). GXIII-35 and GXIII-36 Each has a strong mold impression and attractive crudity. Ralph Fletcher collection. $300-600

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88. “Cognac / W & Co.” Sealed Whiskey Jug, America, 18401860. Globular with applied handle and seal, bright yellow amber, applied mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 5 7/8 inches, base dia. 4 1/4 inches, greatest dia.4 3/8 inches. H #511 A little gem in fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $500-1,000

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89. Eagle - Anchor And “New London / Glass Works” Historical Flask, New London Glass Works, New London, Connecticut, 1856-1860. Medium blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (exterior high point wear, two shallow 1/8 inch mouth flakes, an interior “blob” of glass has several 1/8 inch radiations). GII-68 Attractive whittled surface. A scarce flask in a beautiful color. $400-800

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90. Two Cologne Bottles, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1860. Polygonal forms, aquamarine and cobalt blue, tooled mouths - pontil scar and smooth base, ht. 4 inches and 4 1/8 inches; (aquamarine example has light exterior high point wear). H #1854 Fine condition. One is ex Charles B. Gardner collection. $300-600

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91. Two Umbrella Ink Bottles, America, 1840-1860. Octagonal, medium blue green and medium yellow olive, inward rolled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 2 5/8 inches; (yellow olive example has 1/8 inch base fissure, blue green example has manufacturer’s cooling fissure on neck). Similar in form to C #141 and C #145 Beautiful colors. Both have a highly whittled appearance. $200-400

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92. “National / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1867-1880. In the form of an ear of corn, medium amber in base shading to lighter amber in upper half, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base embossed “Patent / 1867”, ht. 12 1/2 inches; (1/8 inch bubble has opening in cover glass). R/H #N-8 Retains remnants of lead foil on applied mouth. $400-800

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93. Two Cathedral Pickle Jars, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1840-1860. Square with beveled corners, aquamarine, outward rolled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 11 1/2 inches and 13 3/4 inches; (larger example has 1 1/2 inch hole in base corner, smaller example has numerous cracks around the base and extending up one side). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 73, #4 Great study pieces. Each one displays well. Ralph Fletcher collection. $400-800

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94. Masonic Arch And Emblems - Eagle And “Kccnc” Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1830. Brilliant golden amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (very light exterior high point wear). GIV-18 Wonderful lighter color with many bubbles. Fine condition. $200-400

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95. “Greeley’s Bourbon / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium smoky copper, applied square collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 inches; (shallow 3/16 inch open bubble on reverse near base). R/H #G-101 Beautiful and unusual color. Generally fine condition. $500-1,000 96. Two “Davis & Miller” Bottles, America, 1850-1870. Vertically ribbed octagonal form and rectangular, aquamarine, tooled sloping collared mouth and inward rolled mouth - smooth base and pontil scar, ht. 2 1/2 inches and 4 3/4 inches; (umbrella ink has 1/8 inch mouth bruise and light exterior haze). Unlisted and AAM pg. 131 One is embossed “Davis & Miller” “Druggists” - “Baltimore”. Umbrella ink is also embossed “D” and “M” in upper corners of label panel. $200-400

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97. “Mist Of The Morning / S, M, / Barnett & Comp’ny” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium chocolate amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 10 1/8 inches. H #102 A scarce figural barrel bottle in fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $400-800

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98. Mold Blown Demijohn, Westford Glass Works, Westford, Connecticut, 1860-1873. Cylindrical, blown in a three piece mold, medium blue green, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 14 inches; (1/4 inch open bubble on shoulder). Unusual in that it is a Westford mold in a Willington color. Beautiful color. Ralph Fletcher collection. $150-300

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99. Lot Of Four “J & I. E. M. Moore” Ink Bottles, America, 1870-1880. Cylindrical, monitor forms and igloo form, aquamarine, light ice blue and blue green, ground mouths and inverted applied sloping collared mouth with pour spout - smooth bases, ht. (2) 1 5/8 inches, 1 7/8 inches and 7 1/2 inches; (master ink has 1/8 inch area of roughness on mouth edge, smaller examples have grinding associated mouth roughness). C #629, C #632 and C #871 Master ink is a scarce example. Fine bottles from Warren, Massachusetts. $200-400

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100. “Lowell / Railroad” And Horse And Cart - Eagle Historical Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Bright yellow amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GV-10 Crisp mold impression. Attractive light color. Fine condition. $300-600

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101. Freeblown Demijohn Bottle, New England, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, medium yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 13 inches. Glass is filled with swirls of bubbles and impurities. Appealing early form. Fine condition. $200-400

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102. “Reed’s / Bitters” - “Reed’s / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical form with lady’s leg neck, yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 12 1/2 inches; (light exterior wear and scratching, light interior haze, shallow 1/8 inch flake from mouth ring). R/H #R-28 Strong embossing. Attractive “lady’s leg” form. $200-400

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103. Two Sheaf Of Wheat - “Westford Glass Co” Pictorial Flasks, Westford Glass Works, Westford, Connecticut, 18601873. Medium yellow amber and yellow olive, applied double collared mouths - smooth bases, pints; (light exterior high point wear). GXIII-36 Beautiful earthy colors for this scarce mold. Fine condition. Ralph Fletcher collection. $400-800

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104. “Clyde Glass. Works. / N.Y.” Lettered Whiskey Flask, Clyde Glass Works, Clyde, New York, 1864-1880. Medium yellow amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint. GXV-3 Beautiful whittled appearance. Listed as scarce. Fine condition. $200-400

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105. “Congress & Empire Spring Co / Hotchkiss’ Sons / C / New York / Saratoga. N.Y.” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, brilliant yellow with olive tones, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (light exterior high point wear, washable interior residue, 1/8 inch chip from under mouth ring). T #C-15 Beautiful brilliant color. Loaded with bubbles. Unusual “out of round” base and thick glass. $300-600

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106. Masonic Arch And Emblems - Eagle And “IP” Historical Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Deep aquamarine, tooled mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear, interior stain in the shoulder area). GIV-1 Very strong mold impression. Fine condition. $300-600

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107. Freeblown Bowl, probably New York state, 1820-1850. Cylindrical form with straight sides, aquamarine, tooled rim pontil scar, ht. 4 7/8 inches, base dia. 5 inches; (light exterior wear, a potstone has several 1/8 inch legs). Wonderful early form with attractive crudity. $250-500

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108. Two Figural Bitters Bottles, “Holtzermanns / Patent / Stomach / Bitters” and “H.P. Herb / Wild / Cherry / Bitters / Reading / Pa”, America, 1860-1880. Cabin forms, medium amber, tooled sloping collared mouth with ring and tooled sloping collared mouth - smooth bases, ht. 10 inches and 10 1/8 inches; (Holtzermans has 1/8 inch flake from roof edge, Herb has a 5/8 inch open bubble on neck). R/H #H-154 and R/H #H-93 Appealing roped cabin corners and forms. $300-600

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109. “Dr C. W. Robacks / Stomach Bitters / Cincinnati. O” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8 inches; (3/16 inch open bubble near base, five chips from inner mouth edge, the largest being 1/8 inch). R/H #R-73 Strong embossing. Attractive color. $300-600

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110. Sheaf Of Wheat - “Westford Glass Co” Pictorial Flask, Westford Glass Works, Westford, Connecticut, 1860-1873. Medium olive amber, sheared mouth - smooth base, half pint. GXIII-37 An extremely rare sheared mouth example. Fine condition. Ralph Fletcher collection. $400-800

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111. Lot Of Three Master Ink Bottles, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, blue green, olive green and yellow green, tooled square collared mouth, applied sloping collar and applied sloping collar with ring and tooled pour spout - smooth bases, one is embossed “Thaddeus Davids Co.”, ht. 2 7/8 inches, 5 1/2 inches and 8 inches; (smallest example has light exterior stain). C #267 Two have partial labels which indicate that they are Thaddeus Davids products. An attractive grouping. $200-400 112. “Pat’d 1884 / Dr. Petzold’s / Genuine / German / Bitters. / Incept. 1862” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Modified log cabin form, bright orange amber, tooled sloping collared mouth with ring smooth base, ht. 10 1/8 inches. R/H #P-74 Beautiful bright color. Fine condition. $200-400

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