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Norman C. Heckler & Company

Auction 133 Bidding Begins March 7, 2016 Closing March 16, 2016

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


Exciting to handle. Lovely to hold. Eye Candy!

Lot 106, Lot 88, and Lot 28


Auction 133 A Premier Absentee Auction of Early Glass, Historical Flasks, Bitters, Black Glass, Poisons, Inks, Medicines, Sodas and More. Auction Start Date: March 7, 2016 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time Auction Closing Date: March 16, 2016 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 our absentee auctions will be sold at unreserved absentee auction, opening date Monday, March 7, 2016 at 9:00 AM EST (6:00 PM PST) closing date Wednesday, March 16, 2016 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 auction. When describing damage, we may choose not to list exterior wear or manufacturer’s flaws that, in our opinion, do not significantly detract visually or monetarily from the value of the item. It is recommended that you or a representative examine each item in person before bidding. We are pleased to provide verbal condition reports for our bidders. 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. Internet Bidding, 2. Telephone Bidding, 3. Bidding by Postal Mail (we urge you to send your mail bids as early as possible), 4. Bidding by Fax (at least 2 days in advance), 5. Bidding by Email (valid only if bid is confirmed by Norman C. Heckler & Company). Bidding via the Internet is strongly recommended. We are pleased to receive bids by telephone so that we can answer any questions and assist you in your bidding. You may telephone us at any time (weekdays 9 AM - 5 PM) 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, or to raise a bid on an auction lot. (These actions are also available as part of our internet bidding system). 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. Norman C. Heckler & Company will not disclose bids pledged by others; only the current bidding level of a lot will be available. 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. MINIMUM BID IS ONE-HALF THE LOW ESTIMATE Up to $250.00...............increments of $10.00 $1000.00 - $2500.00.........increments of $100.00

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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 133


1. “General Washington” And Bust - “E Pluribus Unum / T.W.D.” And Eagle Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1820-1830. Medium amber with a strong olive tone, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-14 Strong mold impression. Extremely rare in this color. One of two or three known examples. Fine condition. A historically significant flask which was created to commemorate the deaths of founding fathers John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. Coincidentally the former presidents and close friends both died on July 4th, 1826, the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Dr. Gary and Arlette Johnson collection. $40,000-80,000

2. Hourglass Masonic Historical Flask, probably Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Brilliant yellowish green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (light exterior high point wear). GIV-29 Wonderful glass clarity and light color. Fine condition. Extremely rare mold. Extremely rare color. Dr. Gary and Arlette Johnson collection. $12,000-24,000

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3. Scroll Flask, possibly Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1845-1860. Medium forest green, applied mouth with ring - iron pontil mark, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GIX-10 A wonderful example, it’s got all the things you would want in a scroll flask: color, form, mouth application, condition. $ 1,500-3,000 4. “The / Great / Universal / Compound / Stomach / Bitters / Patented / 1870” - “Professor / Geo. J. Byrne / New York” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1870-1880. Square modified cabin form with roped corners and fancy overall embossing, colorless with a strong lavender tint, tooled sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base with impressed five pointed star, ht. 10 1/2 inches. R/H #B-280 Retains metal closure and porcelain stopper which reads “Amanda Miller / Germantown, PA.”. Extremely rare. Strong mold impression. Unlisted color. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $4,000-8,000

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5. “Hiebler’s / Trade Sorgo Mark / John Sorg 647 11 Av. N.Y.” - “This Bottle / Not To Be Sold” Soda Water Bottle, America, 1870-1880. Cylindrical Hutchinson form, brilliant orange amber, tooled heavy round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 1/8 inches. Beautiful color. Heavily whittled exterior surface. Fine condition. $500-1,000 6. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Brilliant yellow with a strong olive tone, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (shallow 1/16 inch flake from mouth edge). GI-38 Beautiful bright color. Great exterior surface condition. $2,500-5,000

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7. Kossuth Bust And “New Jersey Bridgeton.” - Sloop Portrait Flask, Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1840-1855. Light blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-111 Well defined mold impression. Rare and beautiful color. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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8. “Harrison’s / Columbian / Ink” Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, cobalt blue, inward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 inches; (light interior content residue). C #194 Whittled exterior surface. Bold embossing. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $800-1,600

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9. “Dr Tebbetts’ / Physiological / Hair / Regenerator” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular with beveled corners, medium pink puce, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 1/2 inches. AAM pg. 510 A wonderfully crude example which is filled with impurities. Exceptional and rare color. Fine condition. $600-1,200 10. Rare Colored Scroll Flask, possibly John Robinson and Son Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1845-1860. Deep purple amethyst, sheared flaring mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GIX-14 Beautiful and crude. A unique color for this mold. Fine condition. Ex Quigley collection, ex Robert Mebane collection. $5,000-10,000

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11. Sunburst Flask, sunburst design in an oval panel on each side of a heavy vertically ribbed flask, possibly Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Light blue green with profuse amber striations at the mouth and shoulder, sheared mouth - pontil scar, 3/4 of a pint; (shallow 1/2 inch mouth edge chip). GVIII-29 A rare, beautiful and unique color combination. $500-1,000

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12. Very Large Pattern Molded Globular Bottle, 30 ribs swirled to the left, probably a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1820-1840. Globular, brilliant golden amber, outward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 11 3/4 inches, greatest dia. 9 1/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 96, #6 Extremely rare in this larger size. Beautiful color. Fine condition. $2,500-5,000

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13. Freeblown Storage Jar, New England, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, deep yellow olive, wide tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 3/8 inches; (surface bubble on inner mouth has 1/8 inch opening in the cover glass). H #16 Wonderful exterior surface condition. Great form and size. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection. $750-1,500

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14. Fancy Scroll Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1845-1860. Medium greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear, pinpoint flake from mouth edge). GIX-45 A beautiful and intricate mold. Crisp impression and bright color. $1,000-2,000

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15. “General Washington” And Bust - “E. Pluribus Unum / T.W.D” And Eagle Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1820-1838. Greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear, 3/8 inch open bubble near wing tip). GI-14 A fancy early Washington “firecracker” flask. See lot 1 for additional information on this important flask. $200-400

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16. Umbrella Ink Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Octagonal, medium grass green, inward rolled mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 2 3/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear, one base edge panel has been buffed). Similar in form and construction to C #136 A somewhat larger size in a rare, attractive color. Whittled and crude surface. $400-800

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17. “National / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1867-1880. Ear of corn form, golden yellow with a topaz tone, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base embossed “Patent / 1867”, ht. 12 1/2 inches; (light overall interior haze). R/H #N-8 Beautiful bright color. Fine exterior surface condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $1,000-2,000

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18. Sheaf Of Wheat - Star Pictorial Handled Calabash Flask, possibly Sheets and Duffy Manufacturers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1845-1860. Medium amber, applied mouth with ring - iron pontil mark, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GXIII-45 Unusual with applied handle. Fine condition. $800-1,600

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19. “Dr H. W. Jackson / Druggist / Vegetable / Howe Syrup” Medicine Bottle, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Cylindrical, medium olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 3/8 inches; (interior retains dried contents and residue ring). AAM pg. 263 Retains partial original label which states the medicine was manufactured in Columbia, Connecticut. Rare with the mold error embossing “Howe” not “Home”. Fine condition. $4,000-8,000 20. “Clemens / Indian Tonic / Prepared By / Geo. W. House” And Full Figure Of An Indian Warrior Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Oval, aquamarine, outward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 5/8 inches; (1/4 inch vertical manufacturer’s mouth fissure). AAM pg. 105 Retains 95% original label and cork with red wax. Strong embossing. $300-600 21. “Carter’s / Spanish / Mixture” Medicine Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Cylindrical, medium yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - iron pontil mark, ht. 8 inches. AAM pg. 91 and 92 Retains original cork, wax seal, partial contents and two labels. Sold by “Bennett & Beers. Druggists. / Richmond, Virginia”. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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22. “T. Addeman / Prov. R.I.” Blacking Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Cylindrical, medium olive amber, applied short sloping collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 5 1/8 inches. Similar in from and construction to L/P plate 10, #5 Extremely rare and possibly unique. Retains partial original label which reads in part “Liquid Oil Polish”. Bold embossing. Fine condition. $5,000-10,000


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23. Pattern Molded Creamer, 8 vertical ribs swirled to the right, Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1830-1860. Bulbous form flaring to rim with applied handle, brilliant cobalt blue, tooled flared rim - pontil scar, ht. 6 1/8 inches; (1/2 inch cooling fissure at upper handle attachment). PG pg. 199, plate 190 left We believe this is the exact example pictured in Pittsburgh Glass by Lowell Innes. Extremely rare and beautiful. Ex Dr. E. R. Eller collection. $1,000-2,000

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24. Prospector - Eagle Historical Flask, possibly a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1845-1860. Medium bluish aquamarine, applied mouth with ring - iron pontil mark, quart. GXI-44 Rare. Fine condition. Ex Doy McCall collection. $2,000-4,000

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26 25. Scroll Flask, America, 1845-1860. Dark olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (shallow 3/4 inch manufacturer’s pontil flake extends to base edge, 1/8 inch flake from medial rib). GIX-16 A very crude and bubbly flask. Listed as rare. $1,000-2,000 26. “Kelly’s / Old Cabin / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular two story log cabin form, medium amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (3/4 inch mouth bruise). R/H #K-21 Attractive see through color. Detailed mold impression. $500-1,000

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27. “Estes / N.Y. / Ink” Master Ink Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Octagonal, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 4 1/8 inches; (minor 1/16 inch open bubble on base edge). Similar to C #756 Numerous small bubbles. Beautiful whittled surface with no wear. Fine condition. Property of The Strong, sold to benefit the museum’s collections fund. $800-1,600

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28. Double Eagle Historical Flask, Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1850-1855. Brilliant yellow green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GII-26 Exceptional color. Strong mold impression. Fine condition. $4,000-8,000

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29. Sunburst Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Bright olive yellow, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (light exterior high point wear, 3/8 inch area of manufacturing mold seam roughness). GVIII-18 A crudely formed flask with a somewhat sunken shoulder area. Fine condition. $800-1,600

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30. “T. Sprigg” Sealed Wine Bottle, possibly America, 1760-1780. Cylindrical, deep yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 10 3/8 inches, base dia. 5 3/8 inches; (1/2 inch chip at top of the mouth). Similar to MW page 207, #9 Thomas Sprigg, 1747-1809, served as an ensign in the Maryland Battalion of The Flying Camp during the Revolutionary War. The Sprigg family was one of the most prominent and wealthy families in Maryland. Great condition. $1,500-3,000

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31. Scroll Flask, America, 1845-1860. Electric blue, sheared mouth tubular pontil scar, pint. GIX-10 Amazing bright blue color. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000

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32. “The / Fish Bitters” - “W. H. Ware / Patented 1866” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of a fish, bright yellow amber, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 11 1/2 inches; (3/16 inch open bubble near mold seam, 1/8 inch open bubble on label panel edge). R/H #F-45 Bold mold impression. Beautiful color. No wear on the exterior surface. $400-800

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33. Prospector And “For Pike’s Peak” - Hunter Shooting Deer Historical Flask, possibly Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, 1860-1870. Medium yellow amber, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GXI-50 Whittled exterior surface. Fine condition. Ex Edmund and Jayne Blaske collection, lot 936. $2,000-4,000

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34. Freeblown Wide Mouth Storage Bottle, probably England, 17801800. Globular, dense olive amber, applied heavy collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 3/4 inches, greatest dia. 8 1/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to AG pg. 107 left Wonderful form with the wide neck and heavy mouth. Fine condition. $750-1,500

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35. Two Umbrella Ink Bottles, America, 1840-1860. Octagonal, medium blue green and celery green, sheared mouth and inward rolled mouth - pontil scars, ht. 2 1/4 inches and 2 3/8 inches; (smaller example has two pinpoint flakes from mouth edge). Similar in form and construction to C #133 Eye appealing forms, colors and sizes. Larger example is in fine condition. $500-1,000

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36. Washington - Eagle Portrait Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (lightly professionally cleaned). GI-11 Brilliant glass. Well defined mold impression. Fine condition. $800-1,600

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37. Sunburst Flask, sunburst design in an oval panel on each side of a heavy vertically ribbed flask, possibly Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Colorless, tooled mouth - pontil scar, 3/4 of a pint; (exterior high point wear, 1/16 inch flake from vertical rib). GVIII-29 An extremely rare color for this mold. Generally fine condition. $400-800 38. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Medium lime green, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, quart. GIX-2 A great example with no wear, brilliant color and fine condition. $2,000-4,000

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39. Washington Bust And “Albany Glass Works / Albany / NY” Sailing Frigate Portrait Flask, Albany Glass Works, Albany, New York, 1848-1850. Brilliant sapphire blue, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-28 Exceptional in all aspects. Beautiful and rare. Fine condition. Ex Pardoe collection, ex Thomas McCandless collection. $10,000-20,000

41. Washington Bust And “Fells / Point” - Monument And “Balto” Portrait Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1830-1850. Light pink amethyst, sheared mouth tubular pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-20 Beautiful and rare color. Fine condition. $4,000-8,000

40. “Genl Taylor” And Bust - “Fells Point / Balto” And Monument Portrait Flask, Fells Point Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1830-1850. Bright light to medium moss green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear, somewhat weakened impression on the “Fells Point” lettering). GI-73 Fantastic, rare color. Fine condition. $2,500-5,000

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42. Blown Three Mold Decanter, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1840. Inverted tapering cone form, bright olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GIII-19 Numerous small bubbles, a strong mold impression and a brighter color make this one stand out. Fine condition. $750-1,500

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43. Scroll Flask, America, 1845-1860. Bright steel blue, sheared mouth tubular pontil scar, pint. GIX-10 Rare and beautiful color. Fine condition. $4,000-8,000

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44. Prospector And “Pikes Peak” - Eagle Historical Flask, America, 1860-1870. Medium greenish aquamarine, applied mouth with ring smooth base, quart; (light exterior high point wear, 3/8 inch bruise at mouth edge, 1/4 inch flake from mouth top). GXI-7 Attractive color and whittled appearance. $250-500

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45. “Paul Jeenicke / San Jose” Soda Water Bottle, America, 1870-1880. Cylindrical Hutchinson form, medium amber, applied heavy round collared mouth - smooth base embossed “P. J.”, ht. 6 7/8 inches; (light exterior surface wear, 1/16 inch open bubble near base). A rare and unusual bottle. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000

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46. Umbrella Ink Bottle, probably Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Octagonal form with concave panels, bright sapphire blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/4 inches. C #139 Bright and beautiful. This example excels in all regards. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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47. Eagle - Eagle With Snake In Beak Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Pale light green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (1 inch crack in medial rib with epoxy repair). GII-9 Strong mold impression. Rare and historically important. One of the three Pittsburgh flasks with this distinctive form. $1,500-3,000

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48. “Kossuth” And Bust - Tree Portrait Calabash Flask, America, 18451860. Golden yellow with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, quart; (1/8 inch open bubble at shoulder of bust). GI-113 Beautiful and appealing color. Fine condition. $800-1,600 49. Large Scroll Flask, America, 1845-1860. Bluish aquamarine, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, slightly over two quarts, ht. 11 inches. GIX-29 Rare in this large size. Highly whittled surface. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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50. “General Washington.” And Bust - Eagle Portrait Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Bright bluish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear, 1/16 inch flake from mouth edge). GI-1 Bold mold impression. A beautiful early flask. A particularly strong example in both mold impression and color. $1,000-2,000

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51. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the left, 32 ribs, Midwest America, 1800-1830. Bright yellow green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 1/2 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 89, #4 Beautiful color. Numerous “seed” bubbles. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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52. Black Glass Champagne Bottle, Westford Glass Works, Westford, Connecticut, 1860-1873. Cylindrical with long tapering neck, two piece mold, dense olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 12 1/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Extremely rare. A few of these were found in a Westford, Connecticut cellar many years ago. Probably a special order. Fine condition. Ralph Fletcher collection. $750-1,500

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53. Eagle - Draftee And “Drafted” Historical Flask, America, 1860-1870. Aquamarine, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (light exterior high point wear, some washable content residue). GII-140 An extremely rare Civil War era flask. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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54. Scroll Flask, America, 1845-1860. Medium orange amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GIX-34 Listed as comparatively scarce. Strong mold impression and attractive color. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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55. Pattern Molded Covered Sugar Bowl, 10 broad sunken panels on both bowl and lid, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Bulbous form with narrow galleried rim and applied flat base, colorless lead glass, tooled galleried rim with high domed cover - pontil scar, ht. with cover 6 1/4 inches, base dia. 3 1/8 inches. Similar to PG pg. 178, top right and pg. 180, right This graceful form is rare with paneling. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000

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56. Umbrella Ink Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Octagonal, bright cobalt blue, inward rolled mouth - diminutive tubular pontil scar, ht. 2 3/8 inches; (professionally cleaned). Similar in form and construction to C #143 Attractive “orange peel” exterior surface. Fine condition. $800-1,600

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57. Sunburst Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Medium yellow olive with an amber striation, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GVIII-3 A particularly clean and crisp example. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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58. “Saratoga, N.Y.” Wide Mouth Salt Jar, three piece mold, probably Saratoga Mountain Glass Works, Saratoga, New York, 1848-1861. Cylindrical, deep yellow olive, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (minor manufacturing roughness on inner mouth edge). T #E-1B One of the more appealing forms for a “Saratoga” bottle. Loaded with small bubbles. Fine condition. Ex Gerry Strubel collection. $4,000-8,000 59. “Upper, Lower / And / Congress Hall / Mineral Spring / O. D. Phelps Prop / Avon. N.Y” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (minor content residue rings in shoulder area). T #N-7 Extremely rare. Strong embossing. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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60. “Lynch & Clarke / New York” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1823-1840. Cylindrical, medium olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, quart; (1/8 inch bubble on base edge has opening in cover glass). T #C-1C A visually appealing example with swirls of bubbles surrounding the bottle. Bold embossing. Excellent exterior surface condition. $1,000-2,000 61. “Gardner & Landon / Sharon / Sulphur Water” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1850-1860. Cylindrical, bright medium yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, quart. T #N-29A Listed as rare. Highly whittled with many bubbles. Great color and strong embossing. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000 62. “Haskins’ Spring Co. / H / Shutesbury, / Mass. - H.S. Co.” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, deep emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (light exterior high point wear). T #M-24B A beautifully colored example in fine condition. Listed as scarce to rare. $800-1,600


63. Sunburst Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Bright yellow green at mid body shading to a deeper green with amber striations in the base, shoulder shades from deep amber to a black mouth, tooled mouth - pontil scar, pint; (5/8 inch piece of glass is adhered to side on mold seam). GVIII-1 Extremely rare, unique and beautiful color variation. Fine condition. Dr. Gary and Arlette Johnson collection. $10,000-20,000

64. Crossed Keys And Star - Masonic Emblem Historical Flask, probably Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1820-1830. Light to medium olive yellow, sheared mouth pontil scar, half pint; (some light exterior wear on the compass and square). GIV-30 Extremely rare. Fine condition. Ex Paul Richards collection #173, Dr. Gary and Arlette Johnson collection. $20,000-40,000

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65. “Washington” And Bust - Taylor Bust And “Bridgeton * New Jersey” Portrait Flask, Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1836-1850. Medium blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-24 Bold mold impression. Fine condition. Ex Edmund and Jayne Blaske collection, lot 46. $2,000-4,000

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66. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Medium yellow amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear, 1/16 inch flake from mouth edge). GIX-1 Well defined mold impression. A fine and beautiful flask. Purchased from Tom McCandless. $1,500-3,000

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67. Two Black Glass Wine Bottles, England, 1770-1795. Cylindrical, shades of deep olive amber, applied string rims - pontil scars, ht. 10 3/4 inches and 11 inches; (some washable content residue, painted lettering and decorations show some light wear). Similar in form and construction to RD pg. 35, fig. E and F Wonderful gold painted lettering which reads “Port / 1794” and “Claret / 1790 / Browns. / Shipper / Dover”. Excellent exterior surface condition on each. $1,000-2,000

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68. Blown Three Mold Creamer, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Bulbous body flaring to rim with applied solid handle, rich cobalt blue, tooled flared rim - pontil scar, ht. 3 7/8 inches. GIII-24 Beautiful color and form. Rare in this pattern. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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69. “JR & Son” Scroll Flask, John Robinson and Son Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1830-1834. Medium bluish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GIX-43 A scarce flask in fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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70. “Hutchins’ / And Mason. / Keene / NH / Water . Proof / Blacking” Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Square, bright olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 5/8 inches; (two 3/16 inch chips from mouth edge). McK plate 227, #11 Extremely rare. Strong mold impression. Attractive color. $1,000-2,000

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71. Two Umbrella Ink Bottles, America, 1840-1860. Twelve sided forms, light green and medium golden amber, inward rolled mouths - tubular pontil scars, ht. 1 7/8 inches and 2 1/8 inches. Similar in form and construction to C #151 Each example of this rare form is crude and whittled. Fine condition. $800-1,600 72. Grant Bust - Eagle And “Union” Portrait Flask, probably Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Aquamarine, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (just a touch of high point wear). GI-79 Interesting “bird swing” of glass in the interior. Rare. Fine condition. $250-500

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73. “G. G. Washington” And Bust - “Pittsburgh / F.L.” And Eagle Portrait Flask, Frederick Lorenz Manufacturer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-8 One of very few known examples. The most sought after and desirable of the early aqua Washington flasks. Dr. Gary and Arlette Johnson collection. $15,000-30,000 74. Eagle - Sunburst Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Bright blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GII-7 Beautiful rich color. A rare flask with a great early form. Fine condition. $4,000-8,000 75. “Wheat. Price & Co Wheeling Va.” And Short Haired Bust “Fairview / Works” And Factory Portrait Flask, Wheat Price and Company Manufacturers, Wheeling, West Virginia (Virginia), 1820-1840. Light blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-115 Great glass clarity. Very rare. Fine condition. Ex Edmund and Jayne Blaske collection, ex Thomas McCandless collection. $10,000-20,000

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76. Freeblown Bottle, New England, 1783-1830. Globular, light yellow olive, applied round collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 1/4 inches. Similar in form and construction to McK plate 224, #9 An exceptional example in all regards, great color, rare size and fine condition. $2,000-4,000 77. Miniature Freeblown Chestnut Bottle, New England, 1783-1830. Deep forest green, applied round collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 3 1/8 inches; (exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to McK plate 226, #14 A rare and desirable early New England miniature. Fine condition. $2,500-5,000 78. Freeblown Bottle, New England, 1783-1830. Globular, medium yellow olive, applied collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 5/8 inches; (1/4 inch star fissure at shoulder, light washable content residue). Similar in form to McK plate 224, #9 Rare in this smaller size. Wonderful form. $400-800

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79. “The Owl Drug Co. / (Owl On Mortar And Pestle) / Poison” Figural Bottle, America, 1880-1900. Triangular form, cobalt blue with red and white labels, tooled flared mouth - smooth base, ht. 5 1/8 inches; (minor wear to labels). K #KT-1 Retains 98% original labels which read “Caution / Poison / Antidote / The Owl Drug Co. / Fourth And Pine, Seattle” and “Poison! / Caution.” Bold embossing. Fine condition. $400-800

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80. Scroll Flask, America, 1845-1860. Medium amber, applied round collared mouth - iron pontil mark, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GIX-11a Appealing round collared mouth. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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81. Cornucopia - Pinwheel Pictorial Flask, probably Midwest America, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (some light exterior high point wear). GIII-1 Very rare. Fine condition. $3,000-6,000

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82. “Nome / Brewing / And / Bottling Co.” Soda Water Bottle, America, 1880-1890. Cylindrical Hutchinson form, aquamarine, tooled heavy round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 5/8 inches; (several letters have surface bruises). Excellent overall surface condition. Rare and desirable. $800-1,600

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83. Umbrella Ink Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Octagonal, golden yellow, inward rolled mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 2 1/2 inches; (professionally cleaned to original luster). Similar in form and construction to C #143 Highly whittled exterior surface. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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84. Sunburst Flask, sunburst design in an oval panel on each side of a heavy vertically ribbed flask, possibly Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Medium blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, 3/4 of a pint. GVIII-29 A great example with a beautiful rich color, strong mold impression and very little wear. Fine condition. $400-800

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85. “JR. & S” Scroll Flask, John Robinson and Son Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1830-1834. Aquamarine, sheared mouth pontil scar, half pint. GIX-42 A crisp, clean flask in fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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86. “Solomons’ / Strengthening & / Invigorating Bitters” - “Savannah / Georgia.” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Square with beveled corners, rich cobalt blue, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 5/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear, two shallow surface bubbles have loss of cover glass). R/H #S-140 Bold embossing. Listed as very scarce. Beautiful color. Excellent overall condition, never in the ground. $1,500-3,000

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87. “Simon’s Centennial Bitters” Figural Bottle, probably Lyndeborough Glass Works, Lyndeborough, New Hampshire, 1866-1886. In the form of the bust of George Washington, aquamarine, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 5/8 inches; (1/8 inch flake from bubble on base edge). R/H #S-110 Detailed mold impression. Crisp and clean. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection, #503. $800-1,600

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88. Masonic Arch And Emblems - Eagle And “J. Shepard & Co / Zanesville / Ohio” Historical Flask, J. Shepard and Company Manufacturers, Zanesville, Ohio, 1820-1830. Brilliant yellow amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GIV-32 Strong mold impression. Beautiful color. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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89. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Brilliant yellowish lime green, applied mouth with ring - pontil scar, quart; (1/8 inch manufacturer’s cooling fissure at interior mouth edge which should not be considered as damage). GI-51 Unusual “orange peel” exterior surface. Beautiful, different and exciting color. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000 90. Pitkin Type Flask With Early Label, ribbed and swirled to the left, 36 ribs, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1783-1830. Light olive green with a yellow tone, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 inches, greatest wdth. 4 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 88, #2 Unusual in that the ribbing is from the base to about 2/3 of the way to the top, with the remainder being simply a swirl to the left. Retains label which reads, in part, “Bourbon Whiskey / Sold By Frank R. Hadley / Druggist & Chemist / New Bedford, Mass.” Fine condition. $2,000-4,000

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91. Cone Ink Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Inverted conical form, medium steel blue, outward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/8 inches; (1/8 inch flake from under rolled mouth, shallow 1/16 inch open bubble on mouth edge). Similar in form and construction to C #22 A rare and exciting color for this form, which is usually seen in green or aqua. $400-800

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92. “Louisville, KY” - “Glassworks” Scroll Flask, Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Deep greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth - iron pontil mark, pint; (light exterior high point wear, shallow 1/8 inch lip flake). GIX-9 A scarce flask in a rare color. Strong mold impression. $400-800 93. Eagle - Anchor And “New London / Glass Works” Historical Flask, New London Glass Works, New London, Connecticut, 1856-1860. Light blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (weak embossing). GII-68 Delicate and beautiful color. Highly whittled surface. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000 94. “Highland Bitters / And / Scotch Tonic” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium yellow amber, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches; (professionally cleaned with light remaining wear marks, partially formed open bubble on base ring). R/H # H-117 Beautiful bright color and appealing whittle. Fine condition. Rare. $1,500-3,000

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95. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Brilliant yellow with an olive tone, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, half pint; (light exterior high point wear, slightly weakened mold impression). GI-53 Unlisted, exciting and probably unique color in a half pint. Fine condition. $5,000-10,000 96. “Isabella / Glass Works” And Anchor - Glasshouse Historical Flask, Isabella Glass Works, New Brooklyn, New Jersey, 18401860. Blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (light exterior high point wear, 1/2 inch chip from base edge). GXIII-57 A rare flask which displays exceptionally well. Extremely rare and beautiful color. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection, #164, ex Thomas McCandless collection. $5,000-10,000

97. Taylor Bust And “Rough And Ready” - “Major / Ringgold.” And Bust Portrait Flask, probably Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Brilliant amethystine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (1/16 inch flake from base edge). GI-72 Beautiful and rare color. Strong mold impression. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000 98. Eagle - Cornucopia Historical Flask, America, 1840-1860. Bright sapphire blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (moderate exterior high point wear). GII-45 Beautiful rare color. $4,000-8,000

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99. “Jeny Lind” And Bust - Factory Portrait Calabash Flask, probably Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, 1845-1860. Cobalt blue with milk glass splotches, applied round collared mouth iron pontil mark, quart; (3/8 inch open bubble on base edge). GI-104 Unusual and appealing color. Light exterior high point wear. One of the best! $5,000-10,000 100. “Louis Kossuth” And Bust - “U.S. Steam Frigate / Mississippi / S. Huffsey” And Frigate Portrait Calabash Flask, possibly Isabella Glass Works, New Brooklyn, New Jersey, 18451860. Brilliant grass green, applied heavy round collared mouth pontil scarred base which is embossed “PH. Doflein / Mould Maker / Nth 5t St 84”, quart. GI-112 Extremely bubbly. Detailed mold impression. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000

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101. “Louis Kossuth” And Bust - “U.S. Steam Frigate / Mississippi / S. Huffsey” And Frigate Portrait Calabash Flask, possibly Isabella Glass Works, New Brooklyn, New Jersey, 18451860. Brilliant light yellow amber with an olive tone, applied heavy round collared mouth - iron pontil mark which is embossed “PH. Doflein / Mould Maker / Nth 5t St 84”, quart. GI-112 Breathtaking color! Detailed mold impression. Fine condition. Ex Thomas McCandless collection. $8,000-16,000


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102. “Union / Soda Works / B & B” Soda Water Bottle, America, 18701880. Cylindrical Hutchinson form, medium yellowish amber, tooled heavy round collared mouth - smooth base embossed “Putnam / 36”, ht. 6 3/4 inches; (light exterior wear and imperfections, shallow 1/8 inch flake from mouth). A scarce colored “Hutch” bottle. $1,500-3,000

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103. Eagle - Cornucopia Historical Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Light blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GII-11 A fine example with a strong mold impression, attractive rich color and flawless condition. $600-1,200

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104. Masonic Arch And Emblems - Frigate And “Franklin” Historical Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 18201840. Greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GIV-36 Listed as rare. Attractive “orange peel” exterior surface. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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105. “Hohenthal / Brothers & Co / Indelible / Writing Ink / N.Y.” Master Ink Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Cylindrical, deep olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth with tooled pour spout - iron pontil mark, ht. 7 1/4 inches. Similar to C #766 Strong embossing and heavy whittled texture. Numerous bubbles. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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106. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Medium cobalt blue, tooled mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear, shallow 1 1/2 inch scratch on obverse). GI-40b Bold mold impression. Fine condition. Ex George Austin collection. $5,000-10,000

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107. Scroll Flask, America, 1845-1860. Brilliant yellow green, sheared mouth - iron pontil mark, half pint; (3/16 inch chip from mouth edge, 1/8 inch surface flake from neck). GIX-34a Beautiful, rare and bright color. Fully intact iron pontil scar. $800-1,600

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108. Freeblown Open Salt, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Bulbous bowl with a slightly flared rim on a hollow knopf stem and a solid applied foot, medium yellow olive, tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 3 1/16 inches, rim dia. 3 1/4 inches; (light usage wear). Similar in form and construction to McK plate 73, #4 Attractive and early form. Extremely rare. Fine condition. $3,500-7,000

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109. Two Piece Mold Demijohn, America, 1870-1880. Cylindrical, medium cobalt blue, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 21 1/2 inches, base dia. 11 1/2 inches; (light exterior wear and scratching, light washable interior content residue). Highly whittled exterior surface with numerous bubbles. Impressive size and beautiful color. Fine condition. $800-1,600

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110. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the right, 28 ribs, Midwest America, 1800-1830. Brilliant topaz with an olive tone, sheared mouth pontil scar, ht. 6 1/2 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 88, #1 Crisp and detailed mold impression. Appealing tilted neck. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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111. “Rough” - “& Ready” Historical Scroll Flask, America, 1845-1860. Bright bluish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (very light exterior high point wear). GIX-28 Extremely rare. Fine condition. “Rough & Ready” was a popular term for Zachary Taylor during the Mexican-American War and the presidential campaign of 1848. $2,500-5,000

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112. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Rich cobalt blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (minor exterior high point wear). GI-42 Beautiful bright color. Fine condition. A great example. Ex Charles Vuono collection. $5,000-10,000

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113. “Hohenthal / Brothers & Co / Indelible / Writing Ink / NY” Master Ink Bottle, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Cylindrical, deep olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth with tooled pour spout - pontil scar, ht. 9 inches. Similar to C #766 An attractive bottle with many bubbles, heavy whittled texture and strong embossing. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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114. “C. W. Rider / Watertown / N.Y.” Soda Water Bottle, America, 1870-1880. Cylindrical Hutchinson form, medium teal green, tooled heavy round collared mouth - smooth base embossed “C / 36”, ht. 6 5/8 inches; (overall exterior wear and scratching). Beautiful and rare color. $1,500-3,000

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115. “Union” And Clasped Hands - “A & Co” And Eagle Historical Flask, Adams and Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1861-1875. Medium amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GXII-1 Strong embossing. A clean flask in fine condition. $ 1,000-2,000

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116. Prospector And “For Pike’s Peak” - Hunter Shooting Deer Historical Flask, America, 1860-1870. Aquamarine, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, quart. GXI-47a Extremely rare and possibly unique in this 27 oz. capacity. Fine condition. Ex George Austin collection, ex Elvin Moody collection. $1,500-3,000 117. Fancy Cologne Bottle, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1860. Ten sided pinched waist form, light peacock blue, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 5/8 inches. A rare, unlisted form in an exceptional color. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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118. “Poison / (Skull And Crossed Bones) D P Co / Poison” Figural Bottle, America, 1870-1890. Coffin form with raised hobnails, cobalt blue, tooled round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 1/8 inches; (two raised hobnails have surface roughness, shallow 1/16 inch flake from shoulder). K #KU-8 Extremely rare in this size. Strong mold impression. Attractive bright color. $5,000-10,000

119. Cannon And “Genl Taylor Never Surrenders” “A / Little / More / Grape / Capt Bragg” Historical Flask, probably Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1830-1850. Deep fiery plum amethyst, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GX-5 Detailed mold impression. Beautiful, rare mold, unlisted color. Fine condition. $10,000-20,000

120. “Moses / Gill / 1772” Sealed Wine Bottle, possibly America, circa 1772. Cylindrical, deep olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 9 inches, base dia. 4 1/8 inches; (exterior wear and scratching at shoulders). ASB pg. 749 Moses Gill was a leading figure in the Sons Of Liberty, a group of artisans and merchants from Boston who objected to the conditions of the Stamp Act of 1765. He also was the Governor of Massachusetts. $5,000-10,000

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121. Monument And “Baltimore” - Ear Of Corn And “Corn For The World” Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Rich apricot, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GVI-4 Unusual and beautiful color. Fine condition. $2,500-5,000

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122. “Congress Hall / Mineral Spring / O. D. Phelps Prop / Avon. N.Y” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, bluish aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, quart; (1/2 inch chip from mouth edge). T #N-6A A crude bottle with numerous bubbles and potstones. Extremely rare. $2,000-4,000

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123. “J & I E M” Figural Ink Bottle, America, 1860-1875. Monitor form, medium cobalt blue, tooled mouth - smooth base embossed “L”, ht. 1 3/4 inches. C #628 Beautiful bright color. Fine condition. Ex Roger Long collection. $1,000-2,000

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124. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Bright olive yellow, sheared mouth pontil scar, half pint; (two shallow 1/16 inch mouth flakes). GIX-31 Bright color. A little gem of a flask. Ex Edmund and Jayne Blaske collection, #808. $1,000-2,000

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125. Taylor Bust and “Rough And Ready” - “Masterson” And Eagle Portrait Flask, probably Midwest America, 1830-1850. Deep rich aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (1/2 inch chip from mouth edge, light exterior high point wear). GI-77 Listed as very rare. An unusual form which stands out from the rest. $1,000-2,000

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126. Blueberry Preserve Jar, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1873. Cylindrical with fluted shoulders and neck, medium amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 11 1/4 inches. Similar to MW color plate VIII, #4 A very crude example which has a highly whittled surface and numerous bubbles. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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127. Pitkin Type Flask, 36 ribs swirled to the right, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1783-1830. Medium olive green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 7/8 inches; (light exterior surface wear). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 88, #7 Very rare and desirable in this smaller size. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000 128. Prospector And “For Pike’s Peak” - Prospector And “For Pike’s Peak” Historical Flask, America, 1860-1870. Aquamarine, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, quart; (3/16 inch bubble to the right of the Prospector’s head has opening in cover glass, some faint interior washable residue). GXI-54 Extremely rare. Strong mold impression. $800-1,600

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129. “Lafayette” And Bust - Masonic Arch And Emblems Portrait Flask, Mount Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, New York, 1820-1830. Medium olive green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-89 Very rare. Strong mold impression. Fine condition. $4,000-8,000

132. “Lafayette” And Bust - Liberty Cap Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Medium olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-85 A crisp, clean and crude example. Fine condition. $1,200-2,400

130. “Lafayette” And Bust - “De Witt Clinton” And Bust Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Bright olive yellow, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-80 Beautiful light color. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

133. “Lafayette” And Bust - “De Witt Clinton” And Bust Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Brilliant medium yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GI-81 Wonderful bright color. Glass is filled with bubbles and impurities. Fine condition. $2,500-5,000

131. “Lafayette” And Bust - “De Witt Clinton” And Bust Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Light olive yellow, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (light exterior high point wear, the embossing is difficult to read if not illegible as the flask is under blown). GI-82 A crudely manufactured yet beautiful flask. Extremely rare. Fine condition. $3,000-6,000

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