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Norman C. Heckler & Company

Auction 141 Bidding Begins September 5, 2016 Closing September 14, 2016

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


Lot 28, Lot 16, and Lot 147


Auction 141 A Premier Absentee Auction of Early Glass, Historical Flasks, Bitters, Black Glass, Scents, Inks, Medicines, Sodas and More Auction Start Date: September 5, 2016 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time Auction Closing Date: September 14, 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 this auction will be sold at unreserved absentee auction, opening date Monday, September 5, 2016 at 9:00 AM EST (6:00 PM PST) closing date Wednesday, September 14, 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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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 advanced automatically in the auction system. Incoming bids will be accepted on the closing day until 10 PM Eastern (7 PM Pacific). Only online bids will be accepted after 10 PM Eastern (7 PM Pacific) for auction lots that are still open. TIMED CLOSING: This auction will close at 10:00 P.M. Eastern 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 P.M.), then the auction will continue for those individual items. For each item that has received bids in the last 10 minutes, the closing of the 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 10:00 P.M. Eastern. 5. Call Back Process: Following the Timed Closing, only the top three bidders who have bid $1,000 or greater are entitled to Call Backs. Note it is possible that there can be two bidders at the $1,000 level, and both will be entitled to Call Backs. You can request to be removed from Call Backs by “checking” the appropriate box either while bidding online or while placing your absentee bids. Hecklers will call eligible bidders to continue bidding on the Call Back lot until only one bidder remains. Unless you have requested to be removed from the Call Back process, the auctioneers will need to contact you on the days following the auction closing between the hours of 8 AM and 9 PM Eastern. Bidders must provide appropriate telephone numbers where they can be contacted. If you are traveling during the Call Back period, please contact Hecklers twice daily by telephone or email to update your bids. Bidders involved in Call Backs may call Hecklers to check the status of a Call Back lot. If Hecklers is unable to contact a Call Back bidder for two consecutive days, the bidder forfeits his rights to a Call Back. Heckler reserves the right to discontinue “Call Backs” (3) three days after the closing date of the sale. No “Call Backs” will be executed for bids under $1,000.00. 6. Successful Bidders: Successful bidders will be notified both by email and postal mail. A 17% buyer’s premium will be added to the closing 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. If you pay with uncertified funds, Heckler may not ship items until ten business days have passed from the deposit date. If you see that your check has cleared, you may send front and back copies of the canceled check, and Hecklers will remove the shipping hold. If you are a Connecticut resident, a 6.35% sales tax will be added to your bill, unless you provide Norman C. Heckler & Company with a tax exemption permit. Sales tax is also applicable to out of state buyers who pick up their purchases at our location unless you have a tax exempt number from Connecticut or your state on file with us. 7. Shipping: Purchases will be shipped only after full payment has been received. All items will be shipped via United States Postal Service. Shipping, handling and insurance are extra. Our shipping charges for most glass items and accessories (excluding foreign shipments) are $20.00 for the first item, $9.00 for each additional item together with insurance costs ($0.60 per $100.00). Additional charges may apply for large or unusually shaped items, and/or certain postal zones which USPS attaches a surcharge. Some items may require transport through a fine arts carrier which can be arranged by the buyer or with Norman C. Heckler & Company. We encourage you to plan for a pickup of your items at our offices. 8. Refunds: Refunds will be given at the discretion of the Auctioneers. Items purchased must be examined and a request for refund made immediately upon receipt of the items. The Auctioneers will be the sole judge in consideration of refunds. It is the Auctioneers sincere intention to consider any reasonable request for a refund pertaining to a major oversight in the description of an object (ie: large epoxy repairs, large chips, extensive cracks, etc.) and not nuances of color, minute flaws, or normal antique “fair wear and tear”. 9. Administration: If at any time during the auction period an act or circumstance takes place which impedes or affects the normal auction process, the auction can be postponed or terminated at the auctioneer’s discretion. 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 141


1. “Washington” And Bust - Taylor Bust And “Bridgeton / * / New. Jersey” Portrait Flask, Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1836-1850. Medium golden amber with strong olive tones, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-24 A beautiful flask exhibiting great glass clarity. Fine condition. $6,000-12,000 2. Washington Bust - Tree Portrait Calabash Flask, America, 1845-1860. Brilliant cobalt blue, applied sloping collared mouth pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GI-35 Strong mold impression. Wonderful and vibrant color. Fine condition. $10,000-20,000

3. “Genl Taylor” And Bust - “Fells Point / Balto” And Monument Portrait Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1830-1850. Medium amethyst with wine tones, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear, light interior content residue). GI-73 Extremely rare and beautiful color. This exciting flask hasn’t been offered publicly in 72 years. Fine condition. Ex George Horace Lorimer collection, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 1944, #244. $15,000-30,000

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4. “Dr. Von Hopfs / Curacoa Bitters / Chamberlain & Co / Des Moines / Iowa” Bitters Bottle, America, 1870-1890. Rectangular with strap sides and rounded corners, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth smooth base, ht. 7 3/8 inches; (professionally cleaned, potstone near reverse base has two radiating legs and loss of surface glass). R/H #V-28 One of two known examples in this rare, unlisted color. $350-700

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5. “Poland / Water” - “H. Ricker & Son’s Proprietor’s” Figural Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of a seated, bearded man, brilliant golden amber with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth smooth base, ht. 10 7/8 inches; (1/8 inch open bubble on reverse, light interior content stain). H #2237 Bold mold impression. One of the lightest amber colors we have seen for this bottle. $1,000-2,000

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6. “Berkshire. Bitters” - “Amann & Co / Cincinnati. O” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of a pig, medium amber shading to yellow amber in the feet, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, lgth. 9 3/8 inches, circumference 11 1/2 inches; (just a touch of exterior high point wear). R/H #B-81.2 Crudely applied and offset mouth. This is the short, fat variant which is listed as scarce. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

7. “Harrison’s / Columbian / Ink” Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, medium sapphire blue, inward rolled mouth tubular pontil scar, ht. 2 inches, dia. 2 1/8 inches. C #194 Interesting “bird swing” of glass on interior. Beautiful color. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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8. Masonic Arch And Emblems - Eagle And “J.K. / B.” Historical Flask, probably Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Brilliant yellow green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (moderate exterior high point wear). GIV-3 Beautiful bright color. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000 9. Dip Molded Utility Jar, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, medium forest green, heavy outward rolled mouth - smooth base, ht. 8 1/4 inches, dia. 3 1/2 inches. Found in a basement in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Great color and form. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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10. “Bissell’s / Tonic Bitters / Patented. Jany.21.1868” - “O.P. Bissell / Peoria Ill” Bitters Bottle, Lorenz and Wightman Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1863-1872. Square with beveled corners, brilliant yellow, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base embossed “L & W”, ht. 9 inches. R/H #B-109 Outstanding brilliant color. Bold embossing. Listed as very rare. Fine condition. $600-1,200 11. “General. Jackson.” And Bust - Floral Motif Portrait Flask, Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Brilliant aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-68 Beautiful and rare mold design with a very bold impression. Fine condition. $3,000-6,000

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12. Carved Wooden Paint Decorated Figural Whiskey Bottle Prototype, America, 1860-1870. Indian maiden form, green, gold and red painted wood, ht. 12 inches; (minor blemishes). This form is similar to both the “H.P. Pharazyn” and the “Mohawk Whiskey Pure Rye” figural whiskey bottles. Extremely rare. Generally fine condition. $4,000-8,000

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13. “Jeny Lind” And Bust - Factory Portrait Calabash Flask, probably Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, 1857-1860. Medium sapphire blue, applied round collared mouth - iron pontil mark, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GI-104 A beautiful flask with great provenance. Fine condition. Ex Edmund and Jayne Blaske collection, #234. $5,000-10,000

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14. “Paul’s / Patent / Columbian / Oil” Medicine Bottle, America, 18201840. Square, bright yellow green, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 1/8 inches. We could find no listing for this bottle. Extremely rare and possibly unique. Bold embossing. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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15. “The / Great / Universal / Compound / Stomach / Bitters / Patented / 1870” - “Professor / Geo. J Byrne / New York” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with roped corners and fancy embossed shoulders, brilliant yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base with impressed 5 pointed star, ht. 10 5/8 inches. R/H #B-280 Beautiful, bright color. One of the more detailed and intricate mold designs. Listed as very scarce. Fine condition. $2,500-5,000

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16. Early Pattern Molded Pocket Bottle, ogival pattern above vertical flutes, Stiegel’s American Flint Glass Manufactory, Manheim, Pennsylvania, 1770-1774. Plump pocket bottle form, brilliant medium amethyst with deeper amethyst striations in shoulder and base, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 7/8 inches; (shallow 1/8 inch flake from mouth top). Similar to MW color plate II, #4 Strong mold impression. Beautiful color which is accentuated by the deeper striations. $2,000-4,000

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17. Early Fruit Jar, blown in a three piece mold, possibly Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, medium olive amber, applied heavy square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 8 5/8 inches, dia. 3 7/8 inches; (1/4 inch area of roughness on mouth inner edge, light exterior high point wear). Extremely large and unusual applied mouth. Heavily whittled surface. Generally fine condition. Rare. $2,000-4,000

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18. “Hall’s / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, yellow amber with a topaz tone, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8 inches. R/H #H-9 Attractive whittle and bubbles. Beautiful color. Listed as very rare. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000

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19. “Benjamin Franklin” And Bust - “Wheeling Glass Works” And Dyott Bust Portrait Flask, possibly Virginia Green Glass Works, East Wheeling, (West) Virginia, 1830-1833. Bright clear green, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-98 Extremely rare. Chosen by George S. McKearin for Group A, Most Desirable Flasks, No. 27. Fine condition. $3,000-6,000

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20. “Geo. Benz / & / Sons / Appetine / Bitters. / St. Paul, Minn.” Fancy Bitters Bottle, America, 1880-1890. Square with rounded corners and fancy overall embossing, dense amethyst (black), tooled sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 8 1/8 inches; (lightly professionally cleaned). R/H #A-78 Appealing size, form and overall embossing. Fine condition. $250-500

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21. “Mohawk Whiskey / Pure / Rye / Patented / Feb. 11 / 1868” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Indian maiden form, bright yellow amber, inward rolled mouth - smooth base, ht. 12 1/4 inches. H #2601 Detailed mold impression and beautiful bright color. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000

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22. “Garlegants / Balsam / Of Health / Prepared / Only By / John S. Miller” Medicine Bottle, America, 1820-1840. Rectangular with beveled corners, bluish aquamarine, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 1/2 inches. AAM pg. 185 Numerous small frothy bubbles and a heavily whittled exterior surface. John S. Miller was from Frederick, Maryland. Early. Extremely rare. Fine condition. $750-1,500

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23. Sunburst Flask, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Medium olive green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GVIII-5 A beautiful flask with many small bubbles. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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24. “Dr. F.A Sabine’s / Harvest Bitters” - “Chicago Ill.” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, medium yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 inches; (small patch of interior content haze). R/H #S-6 Listed as very rare. Fine condition. $200-400

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25. Clasped Hands - Cannon Historical Flask, America, 1860-1870. Medium yellow with amber and olive tones, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (overall light patchy haze). GXII-40 variant Found in the Western ghost town of Treasure City, Nevada. Unlisted and extremely rare. “Union” and “FA & Co” embossing are omitted from the obverse of this mold. Generally fine condition. $1,000-2,000

26. “Lafayet. / B. &. S. / Glass. / Co / Lafayet / Sandwich / Sandwich” Pressed Glass Salt, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1830-1845. Paddle wheel boat form, medium 26 cobalt blue, ht. 1 5/8 inches, lgth. 3 5/8 inches; (rim and base edges have manufacturing related flaking). B/K #1464b Most likely made to commemorate the steamship “Lafayette” which had routes in the vicinity of coastal Massachusetts. $750-1,500 27. “Greeley’s / Bourbon Whiskey / Bitters. / Greeley’s” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, brilliant pink puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches. R/H #G-102 Outstanding lighter color. Bold embossing. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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28. “Baltimore” And Monument - “Corn For The World” And Partially Husked Ear Of Corn Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Brilliant peacock blue, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (light exterior high point wear, 1/8 inch flake from base edge). GVI-4 Amazing color, strong mold impression and generally fine condition combine to make this a most important flask. $10,000-20,000

29. “Wheat Price & Co Wheeling Va” And Bust - “Fairview / Works” And Glass Factory Portrait Flask, Fairview Glass Works, Wheeling, (West) Virginia, 1825-1840. Light to medium blue green, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint; (just a hint of exterior high point wear). GI-116 This example is known as the “long hair” as the bust has shoulder length hair. Listed as very rare. Strong color! Fine condition. $10,000-20,000

30. Taylor Bust And “Rough & Ready.” - Eagle Portrait Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 18201840. Bluish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (just a touch of exterior high point wear). GI-76 Brilliant glass and strong mold impression. Extremely rare. Fine condition. $5,000-10,000

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31. Eagle - Anchor And “New London / Glass Works” Historical Flask, New London Glass Works, New London, Connecticut, 18601866. Brilliant orange amber with a yellow tone, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint; (just a hint of exterior high point wear). GII-67 Strong mold impression. Wonderful bright color. Fine condition. $1,200-2,400

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32. “Greeley’s Bourbon / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, bright yellow green with a splash of ginger ale, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear). R/H #G-101 Crude and whittled exterior surface. Fantastic color. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000

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33. “Dr Munroe’s / Cherokee Indian Remedies. / Chelsea. / Mass.” Traveling Salesman’s Sample Box, America, 18601880. Rectangular, red painted wood with yellow lettering, 16 1/4 inches x 10 1/2 inches x 7 7/8 inches; (minor wear and loss to paint). Included with the box are approximately 200 advertising flyers, bottle labels, and a notebook with medicinal recipes. Discovered at the same time as Lot 126. Extremely rare. Generally fine condition. $1,000-2,000

34. “Crystal Palace / Premium / Soda Water / W. Eagle / New York” - “(Crystal Palace) / Union Glass Works / Phila” Soda Water Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Cylindrical, medium blue green, applied heavy round collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 7 1/8 inches. Similar to MW color plate XIV, #1 A strong mold impression showing the Crystal Palace in full detail. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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35. “Kelly’s / Old Cabin / Bitters / Patented / 1863” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular log cabin form, deep chocolate amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 inches. R/H #K-21 An attractive example with a crisp mold impression. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000 36. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Brilliant yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear, shallow 1/8 inch mouth edge flake). GIX-3 Beautiful color. Great overall condition. Ex Edmund and Jayne Blaske collection, #732. $2,500-5,000

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37. Blown Three Mold Decanter, Parks, Edmunds and Parks, Kent, Ohio, 1824-1834. Cylindrical tapering to shoulder, bright bluish aquamarine, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/4 inches. GII-6 Harry Hall White found evidence that this mold pattern was produced in Kent, Ohio. A rare piece of Midwestern blown three mold glass. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000 38. “Doctor Gregorys / Scotch Bitters” Bottle, Ihmsen Glass Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, medium amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base embossed “IGCO”, ht. 9 3/8 inches; (pinpoint flake from mouth edge, lower interior half of bottle has content haze). R/H #G-113 Listed as extremely rare. Crude whittled surface and strong embossing. Generally fine condition. $400-800

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39. “American Life / Bitters / P. E. Iler / Manufacturer / Tiffin, Ohio.” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular modified log cabin form, medium yellowish amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 8 7/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear). R/H #A-49 A rare bottle showing a detailed mold impression and attractive whittled surface. Fine condition. $6,000-12,000

41. “Dr Bell’s / Golden Tonic / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1845-1860. School bell form, medium amber with a yellow tone, applied mouth with ring - iron pontil mark, ht. 10 inches. R/H #B-59 Listed as extremely rare. Retains partial original foil seal on mouth. Fine condition. $10,000-20,000

40. “W & Co / N.Y.” Figural Bitters Type Bottle, America, 18451860. Pineapple form, brilliant, medium olive yellow, applied double collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 8 5/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear). H #2645 Exceptional and rare color. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000

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42. “ST / Drake’s / 1860 / Plantation / X / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square tall log cabin form, 6 logs, bright peachy puce with topaz highlights, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 inches. R/H #D-105 Beautiful and bright with a string of glass which winds around the bottle. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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43. “John T. & William H. Daly New York” Expanded Mouth Whiskey Jar, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, medium yellow olive, tooled wide flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 5/8 inches; (2 1/2 inch fissure and two shallow flakes along base edge). Appealing form. Crude and whittled exterior surface. Unique. $500-1,000

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44. “Dr. Flint’s” - “Quaker Bitters” Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular with beveled corners, aquamarine, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8 inches; (minor loss to label edges). R/H #F-60 Retains four original labels, with the front label being colorful and highly graphic. Rare with labels. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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45. Double Eagle Historical Flask, probably Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Brilliant sapphire blue, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (shallow 1/16 inch flake from top of mouth, 1/8 inch bruise on lower point of medial rib, 1/8 inch flake from base edge). GII-24 Beautiful color, strong mold impression. Ex Alfred B. Maclay collection, Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., New York, 1945, #168. $2,000-4,000

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46. “Lafayette” And Bust - “DeWitt Clinton” And Bust Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Bright olive yellow, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (light exterior high point wear, faint 1/4 inch fissure extends from bubble on corrugated rib). GI-81 Beautiful bright color. Listed as scarce. $1,500-3,000

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47. “Phoenix / Bitters / Price $ 1 / Jno. Moffat / New York” Bitters Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, medium olive amber, applied round collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 1/2 inches; (lightly professionally cleaned). R/H #M-110 Listed as scarce. Bold embossing. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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48. “Old Sachem / Bitters / And / Wigwam Tonic” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, rich, deep reddish puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (potstone at lowest top ring has several radiations). R/H #O-46 A deep, beautiful color. Fine condition. $500-1,000 49. “Casper’s Whiskey / Made By Honest / North / Carolina People” Whiskey Bottle, America, 1870-1880. Cylindrical with fluted neck and shoulders, brilliant cobalt blue, tooled sloping collared mouth with ring smooth base, quart. H #86 A bright example of this popular bottle. One of the few that have not be professionally cleaned. Fine condition. $400-800

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50. “Keystone / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium chocolate amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 1/8 inches; (shallow 1/8 inch flake from mouth inner edge). R/H #K-36 Strong embossing. A very scarce bottle from Cleveland, Ohio. Generally fine condition. $600-1,200

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51. “Keen” - “P & W” Sunburst Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Bright yellow amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GVIII-9 A great example with the embossing and mold impression being much stronger than most. Fine condition. $750-1,500

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52. “Union” And Clasped Hands - Eagle Historical Flask, probably Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Bright yellow green, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (1/8 inch bubble to right of clasped hands has opening in cover glass, minor manufacturing roughness on inner mouth edge). GXII-24 Beautiful and unlisted color. Detailed mold impression. $500-1,000

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53. “Original / Pocahontas / Bitters / Y. Ferguson.” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, brilliant bluish aquamarine, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches. R/H #O-86 A beautiful example with strong glass whittle and bold embossing. Extremely rare. Fine condition. $4,000-8,000

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54. “Dr Von Hopf’s / Curaco Bitters” - “O & C Marion / Iowa” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, medium amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (areas of heavy scratching and roughness on mouth, neck and shoulder). R/H #V-29 Listed as extremely rare. Bold embossing. $250-500

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55. Target Ball (Man Shooting Gun), three piece mold construction with overall crosshatch pattern, England, 1880-1900. Spherical, medium amethyst with darker amethyst striations, rough sheared opening, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Beautiful rich color. Strong embossing and intricate mold design. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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56. Early Black Glass Wine Bottle, England, 1740-1760. Octagonal, deep yellow olive, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 10 1/8 inches; (two shallow 1/8 inch flakes from mouth edge). Similar in form and construction to AG plate 36 Wonderful exterior surface condition. Appealing form. Extremely rare. $1,500-3,000

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57. “Dr Von Hopf’s / Curaco Bitters” - “Chamberlain & Co / Des Moines Iowa” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, brilliant yellow amber, tooled sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/2 inches; (1/8 inch flake from mouth edge). R/H #V-27 Beautiful bright color. Bold embossing. Generally fine condition. $200-400

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58. Pattern Molded Smelling Salts Bottle, 22 ribs swirled to the right, probably America, 1780-1830. Teardrop form with applied rigaree, cobalt blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/2 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 103, #8 Beautiful form, color and applied rigaree make this one special. Fine condition. $600-1,200 59. Figural Smelling Salts Bottle, possibly Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1826-1860. Flower form with sixteen lobes and center bead, medium emerald green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/2 inches; (light exterior high point wear, pinpoint mouth edge flake). Similar in form and construction to McK plate 241, #17 Retains partial cork in neck. A scarce form in a wonderful color. $750-1,500 60. Figural Smelling Salts Bottle, probably New England, 18151830. Coin form with concentric rings and corrugated beveled edges, medium teal blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/2 inches; (light exterior high point wear). MW plate 105, #13 Pleasing color and rare form. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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61. Pattern Molded Figural Smelling Salts Bottle, 12 ribs swirled to the right, possibly Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1826-1840. Fancy seahorse form with applied rigaree, rich cobalt blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 5/8 inches; (minor loss to applied rigaree at inner tail end). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 102, #8 An early pattern molded example with great form. $250-500 62. Smelling Salts Bottle, possibly American Glass Company, South Boston, Massachusetts, 1847-1857. Rectangular corset waisted form with fancy shoulders and base, marbleized shades of light blue and milkglass, ground mouth with threaded cap smooth base, ht. 2 5/8 inches; (manufacturing mouth roughness from grinding). Similar in form and construction to “The Glass Industry In South Boston� by Joan E. Kaiser, #163 Rare in form, rare in color. Fine condition. $300-600 63. Figural Smelling Salts Bottle, probably New England, 18151830. Sunburst pattern on elongated ovoid form with beveled, beaded edges, medium grape amethyst, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 3/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 105, #14 Detailed mold impression. Desirable form and color. Fine condition. $600-1,200 64. Freeblown Figural Smelling Salts Bottle, possibly Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Fancy seahorse form with applied rigaree, bright honey amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 3 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 102, #10 Similar in color to the early Keene, New Hampshire products. Great form and appealing size. Fine condition. $500-1,000 65. Freeblown Figural Smelling Salts Bottle, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 18261860. Fancy seahorse form with applied rigaree, light pink with milkglass swirls and colorless applied decorations, sheared mouth pontil scar, ht. 3 1/8 inches; (manufacturing roughness at lower ends of applied rigaree). Similar in form and construction to B/K #5183 A beautifully colored example showing skilled workmanship. Fine condition. $300-600

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66. Figural Smelling Salts Bottle, probably New England, 18151830. Shield form with sunburst pattern and beveled, beaded edges, bright sapphire blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 3/4 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 105, #4 Beautiful bright color and appealing form. Fine condition. $750-1,500 67. Figural Smelling Salts Bottle, probably New England, 18151830. Shield form with sunburst pattern and beveled, beaded edges, medium yellow green, ground mouth - smooth base, ht. 2 3/4 inches; (1/16 inch manufacturing flake from mouth edge). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 105, #4 A wonderful example with a strong mold impression and beautiful color. $750-1,500 68. Pattern Molded Smelling Salts Bottle, 26 ribs slightly swirled to the right, probably America, 1780-1830. Elongated teardrop form, bright teal blue with profuse puce striations, sheared mouth pontil scar, ht. 2 7/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 104, #15 Beautiful and unusual color combination. Fine condition. $300-600

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69. Pattern Molded Smelling Salts Bottle, 16 ribs swirled to the right, probably America, 1780-1830. Elongated teardrop form, brilliant lime green with an olive tone, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 3 inches. MW plate 103, #6 A very strong mold impression and extremely rare color make this one stand out from the rest. Fine condition. $500-1,000 70. Pattern Molded Smelling Salts Bottle, 26 vertical ribs, probably America, 1780-1830. Elongated teardrop form, canary yellow with a slight olive tone, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 3 inches; (1/16 inch flake from mouth edge, light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 103, #13 A rare and beautiful color for this early form. $600-1,200 71. Figural Smelling Salts Bottle, America, 1815-1830. Elaborate shield form, brilliant teal blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 3 inches; (manufacturing mold seam roughness near base). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 105, #1 Breathtaking color and early form. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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72. Smelling Salts Bottle, possibly American Glass Company, South Boston, Massachusetts, 1847-1857. Rectangular corset waisted form with fancy shoulders and base, bright canary yellow, ground mouth with threaded cap - smooth base, ht. 2 1/2 inches; (manufacturing mold seam roughness near base). Similar in form and construction to “The Glass Industry In South Boston� by Joan E. Kaiser, #163 Beautiful light color. Rare and attractive form. Fine condition. $300-600

73. Lot Of Three Smelling Salts Bottles, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1850-1870. Rectangular and hexagonal forms with beveled corners and concave sides, canary yellow, brilliant citron green and medium blue green, ground mouths with threaded caps - smooth bases, ht. 2 1/2 inches, (two) 2 9/16 inches; (the canary and light green examples have minor manufacturing mouth edge roughness). Similar in form and construction to B/K #5189 Beautiful and rare colors. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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74. “Bavarian Bitters / Hoffheimer Brothers” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, medium amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 inches; (professionally cleaned with light remaining wear marks). R/H #B-34 Listed as rare. Fine condition with nice whittle. $250-500

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75. “Brown’s / Celebrated / Indian Herb Bitters / Patented / 1868” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Indian maiden form, citron, inward rolled mouth - smooth base, ht. 12 1/8 inches; (1 inch epoxy repair to mouth). R/H #B-225 An absolutely amazing and eye appealing lighter color. Great detailed mold impression. $2,000-4,000

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76. “J & I E M” Figural Ink Bottle, America, 1860-1875. Domed form with offset neck, colorless with pale greenish gray tint, tooled mouth - smooth base, ht. 1 3/4 inches. C #628 Extremely rare and unusual color. Called the Monitor in a recently found J & IEM manufacturer’s catalog. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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77. “W Ludlow” Sealed Wine Bottle, possibly America, 1755-1760. Cylindrical, medium olive green, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 11 5/8 inches, base dia. 6 inches; (3/16 inch chip to side of mouth, interior has haze in upper half). ASB pg. 1189 Early form and size. Wonderful exterior surface condition. $2,000-4,000

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79 78. “German Hop / Bitters / Dr. C.D. Warner / Reading, Mich. / Warner / 1880” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners and arched shoulders, bright yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8 inches. R/H #G-25 Listed as rare. Beautiful color. Fine condition. $500-1,000 79. Double Eagle Historical Flask, possibly Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Pale blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (just a hint of exterior high point wear). GII-26 A great example with a strong mold impression and appealing lighter color. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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80. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the right, 36 ribs, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1783-1830. Bright yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 inches; (light exterior high point wear near base). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 88, #11 Strong vertical ribbing in the lower two thirds of the flask. Fine condition. $800-1,600 81. “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. R/H #H-117 A bright example in fine condition. Listed as rare. $1,500-3,000

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82. Mold Blown Hat Form Open Salt, possibly Mount Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, New York, 1815-1830. Cylindrical hat with annular rings, brilliant yellowish green, tooled flared brim pontil scar, ht. 1 7/8 inches, base dia. 2 7/16 inches, greatest dia. 3 3/4 inches. GI-2b Wonderful form and color. Fashioned from an inkwell mold. Construction identified in George McKearin’s blown three mold charts. Unique. Fine condition. $4,000-8,000

83. “S / S. Lee / 1735” Sealed Wine Bottle, probably England, circa 1735. Cylindrical, medium yellow olive, sheared mouth with applied string rim - pontil scar, ht. 7 7/8 inches, dia. 5 1/4 inches; (two 1/2 inch chips to string rim, surface bubble on shoulder has 1/8 inch opening in cover glass). ASB pg. 652 Possibly made for Samuel Lee of Swansea, Massachusetts. Early and rare. $2,000-4,000

84. Large Freeblown Glass Mug Or Porringer, Saratoga Mountain Glass Works, Saratoga, New York, 1844-1870. Cylindrical bulbous bowl form with applied solid ear handle, brilliant Saratoga green, tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 3 7/8 inches, greatest dia. 4 7/8 inches. Wonderful form and construction. Exciting bright color. Fine condition. Ex Alfred B. Maclay collection, Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., New York, 1939, #164. $3,000-6,000

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85. “David Andrews’ / Vegetable / Jaundice / Bitters / Providence / R.I.” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular tombstone form with beveled corners, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth pontil scar, ht. 8 inches; (1/8 inch flake from mouth edge). R/H #A-57 Rare. Appealing form. Bold embossing. Generally fine condition. $2,000-4,000

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86. Eagle - “Willington / Glass, Co” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Medium olive green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GII-64 Obverse has a strong mold impression. Numerous bubbles. Fine condition. $250-500

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87. “Lynch & Clarke / New York” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 18231833. Cylindrical, deep yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear). Similar to T #C-1A except that the “L” in “Lynch” and the “E” in “Clarke” do not touch the side seams Appealing sloping neck and wider mouth. Fine condition. Early. Rare. $1,000-2,000

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88. “Holtzermann’s” - “Patent / Stomach / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular log cabin form, bright orange amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8 inches. R/H #H-155 Beautiful bright color. Strong embossing. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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89. “Thompsonian / Appetizer / (Portly Gentleman) / Prepared By / JJ Vogt & Co / Cleveland O” Medicine Bottle, Beaver Falls Glass Company, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, 1869-1879. Square with beveled corners, brilliant yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base embossed “BFG Co”, ht. 8 7/8 inches. AAM pg. 514 Eye appealing in both embossing and color. Rare. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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90. Prospector And “For Pike’s Peak” - Eagle Historical Flask, America, 1860-1870. Bright yellow green, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, quart; (light patchy interior stain). GXI-24 Listed as comparatively scarce. Appealing size and color. Fine condition. $800-1,600

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91. Decorated Stoneware Crock, possibly Clarkson Crolius Sr., Manhattan, New York, 1810-1820. Ovoid form with applied handles, tan and gray glaze and cobalt floral decorations, tooled slightly flared rim, ht. 12 3/4 inches, greatest dia. 10 1/4 inches; (shallow 1/4 inch chip from mouth inner edge). Form, decorations and methods of manufacture point to Clarkson Crolius Sr. as the maker. Generally fine condition. $300-600 92. “Greeley’s Bourbon / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, deep reddish puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8 inches. R/H #G-101 Rich color. Strong embossing. Fine condition. $400-800

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93. “B.T. 1865. S.C. / Smiths / Druid Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium amber, applied square collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 3/8 inches. R/H #S-124 Crisp and clean with strong embossing. Listed as rare. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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94. “Washington” And Bust - “G. Z. Taylor” And Bust Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Amethystine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (1/4 inch open bubble on the mouth edge has been buffed). GI-50 Beautiful, delicate color. $300-600

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95. 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. 5 1/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 88, #6 A classic early New England utilitarian flask. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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96. Figural Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Pineapple form, brilliant golden amber, applied double collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 3/8 inches. Brilliant color. Fine condition. $300-600

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97. “European / Herb Bitters.” - “Aschermann / Brothers.” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, bright yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 inches; (lightly professionally cleaned). R/H #E-56 Listed as extremely rare. Probably a Davenport, Iowa bottle. Appealing bright color. Fine condition. $400-800

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98. Fancy Pickle Jar, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical with seven vertical recessed panels, medium blue green, tooled outward rolled round collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 inches; (1/2 inch bubble on inner mouth edge has crazing and minor loss of cover glass). Highly whittled surface and pleasing form. $400-800

99. Freeblown Serving Bowl, Midwest America, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, flaring from base, pale yellow with darker yellow striations in base, heavy outward rolled rim - pontil scar, greatest ht. 3 7/8 inches, greatest dia. 8 1/2 inches; (two 1/2 inch interior bubbles have disturbances of the cover glass). 99 Similar in form and construction to PG color plate 2, right Attractive lopsided form with profuse glass swirls. Beautiful and rare color. $800-1,600

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100. “Dr J. Samson’s / Strengthening / Bitters” Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, medium tobacco amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 inches; (light exterior high point wear mostly on one label panel, potstone on base edge shows surrounding iridescence). R/H #S-24 Listed as extremely rare. Numerous small bubbles. Fine condition. $200-400

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101. “Dimmitt’s / 50 Cts Bitters / Saint Louis” Bitters Flask, America, 1860-1880. Oval strap sided whiskey flask form, medium yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, half pint. R/H #D-75 Listed as extremely rare. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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102. Pitkin Type Flask, 36 ribs swirled to the left, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1783-1830. Bright yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 inches. Similar in form and construction to MW plate 88, #6 Appealing size, form and color. Fine condition. $750-1,500

103. “Berkshire. Bitters” - “Amann & Co / Cincinnati. O” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of a pig, medium amber with an olive tone, ground mouth - smooth base, lgth. 10 1/4 inches, circumference 11 7/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear). 103 R/H #B-81.4 Attractive “orange peel” exterior surface. Crisp embossing. This is the long, fat variant which is listed as scarce. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000

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104. Prospector And “For Pike’s Peak” - Eagle Historical Flask, America, 1860-1870. Light sapphire blue, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, quart. GXI-24 Beautiful light color, strong mold impression and no wear, here’s an example that really stands out. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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105. Early Wide Mouth Utility Jar, blown in a three piece mold, America, 1840-1860. Cylindrical, medium yellow green, tooled round collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/2 inches, dia. 3 7/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Numerous bubbles and unmelted slag in glass. Attractive form and color. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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106. “Greeley’s Bourbon / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, bright raspberry puce, applied square collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches. R/H #G-101 Beautiful color. Attractive whittled exterior surface. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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107. “Granite / Glass / C.o” - “Stoddard / NH” Lettered Flask, Granite Glass Company, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1860-1872. Medium yellowish olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (moderate exterior high point wear). GXV-6 A crude example with “orange peel” exterior surface and unusual pushed in neck. $1,000-2,000 108. “Beggs / Dandelion Bitters / Sioux City / Iowa” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, bright yellow with an amber tone, tooled sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (light interior content haze). R/H #B-53 Numerous small bubbles. Listed as rare. Fine condition. $250-500

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109. “Benjamin Franklin” And Bust - “T. W. Dyott, M.D.” And Bust Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Medium orange amber, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (just a hint of exterior high point wear). GI-94 Numerous large and small bubbles. Detailed mold impression. Rare color. Fine condition. $10,000-20,000 110. “Lafayette” And Bust - “DeWitt Clinton” And Bust Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Brilliant olive yellow, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GI-81 Well defined mold impression. Beautiful color. Fine condition. One of the best. $2,500-5,000 111. Sunburst Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Medium moss green, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GVIII-5 A crudely formed flask with numerous bubbles. Exceptional bright color and appealing early form. Fine condition. $4,000-8,000

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112. “McKeever’s Army Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical drum form with stacked cannonballs, medium amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 1/2 inches. R/H #M-58 Crisp mold impression. A scarce bottle in an appealing form. Fine condition. Ex Dr. Burton Spiller collection. $1,500-3,000

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113. “Keen” - “P & W” Sunburst Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Golden amber with an olive tone, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GVIII-8 A beautiful flask with many bubbles and a bright color. Fine condition. $750-1,500

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114. “Gibb’s / Bone Liniment” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Hexagonal, medium yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth tubular pontil scar, ht. 6 3/8 inches. AAM pg. 188 Heavily whittled exterior surface with many small bubbles. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000

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115. Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 24 ribs swirled to the left, Midwest America, 1815-1830. Flattened chestnut form, deep orange amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 3/4 inches; (very light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 97, #1 Well defined rib pattern. Rare in this smaller size. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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116. “Gold, Medal, Spanish / Bitters” - “Cole, Warshauer, & Co,” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, medium amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (lightly professionally cleaned). R/H #G-62.5 Listed as extremely rare. Numerous bubbles. Probably a St. Paul, Minnesota bottle. Fine condition. $250-500

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117. “Genl Lafayette” And Bust In Masonic Arch - Eagle And “Wheeling / Knox & McKee” Portrait Flask, Knox and McKee Manufacturers, Wheeling, (West) Virginia, 1824-1825. Medium bluish green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-92 Listed as rare. Strong mold impression. Fine condition. $3,000-6,000

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118. Cut Double Overlay Lamp, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1855-1870. Cylindrical font with threaded brass collar, brass standard, and white marble base, cobalt blue cut to milkglass and clear, ht. 9 3/4 inches. Similar in form and construction to B/K #2377 and #2388 Unusual form. Fine condition. Rare. $750-1,500 119. “Greeley’s Bourbon / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, bright grayish puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (shallow 1/8 inch flake from mouth edge, 1/16 inch open bubble on mouth side). R/H #G-101 Unusual and beautiful color. Generally fine condition. $500-1,000

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120. Eagle - “Willington / Glass, Co” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Medium blue green, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (light exterior high point wear, 1/8 inch open bubble on sloping collar). GII-64 Rare, beautiful color. Strong embossing. $750-1,500

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121. “J.F.L. / Capitol / Bitters” Base Embossed Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Pineapple form, medium orange amber, applied double collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear, one point has 1/16 inch flake). R/H #C-40 A very rare bottle with good glass whittle. Generally fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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122. “Kimball’s / Jaundice / Bitters / Troy. N.H.” Bitters Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, bright olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 7 inches. R/H #K-42 It would be hard to find a better example than this one. Beautiful bright color. Fine condition. $750-1,500

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123. “Dr Ira Warren’s / Compd Of / Cod Liver Oil / Phos Of Lime & / Sugar Of Milk” Medicine Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 9 inches. Unlisted and rare. Retains partial label which reads in part, “Blood Cleanser. / For Scofula, Diseases of the Skin, / and all impurities of the Blood”. Dr. Ira Warren was from Boston. He was the author of a popular medical treatment manual. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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124. “Dr Bull’s Superior / Stomach Bitters” - “W.H. Bull & Co.. / Saint Louis” Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, medium amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 inches; (light exterior high point wear, minor loss to label). R/H #B-258 Retains 98% original label. Listed as scarce, rare with label. Fine condition. $200-400

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125. Sunburst Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Medium moss green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (very light exterior high point wear). GVIII-16 A crisp and clean flask with a bold mold impression. Fine condition. $750-1,500 126. “Dr. Munroe’s / Cherokee / Indian Medicines” Traveling Salesman’s Sample Box, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular, maroon painted wood with gold lettering and trim, brass handle and hinges, 8 inches x 11 1/2 inches x 10 3/4 inches; (minor wear and 126 crazing to paint). Included with the box are approximately 200 advertising flyers. An extremely rare advertising item from Chelsea, Massachusetts. Discovered at the same location with Lot 33. Generally fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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127. “National / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1867-1880. Ear of corn form, medium golden yellow with a topaz tone, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base embossed “Patent / 1867”, ht. 12 inches; (label has wear and loss to edges). R/H #N-8 Retains mostly illegible original label. Beautiful color. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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128. “G. D. Coggeshall / No.. 421 Pearl St.” - “New York / Soda Water” Bottle, America, 1828-1852. Flat based ten pin form, dark olive green, applied round collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 inches; (light exterior wear and scratching). Extremely rare and early. Fine condition. $2,500-5,000

129. “J. Boardman / New York.” - “Mineral Waters / B / This Bottle / Is Never Sold” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 18451860. Cylindrical soda bottle form, medium pinkish puce, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 7 1/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear, 1/16 inch flake from mouth edge). Bold embossing and beautiful color. Great overall condition. $2,500-5,000

130. “Saratoga Seltzer Spring Co / (Spouting Spring) / Saratoga. N.Y.” - “SSS” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, deep olive green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint. T #S-50B Bold embossing. Differences in glass thickness make this a visually appealing bottle. Rare. Fine condition. $3,000-6,000

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131. “J. C & Co” Figural Bitters Type Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Pineapple form, medium amber, applied double collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 1/2 inches; (light exterior high point wear, one point has shallow 1/8 inch flake). R/H #P-100 A classic figural bottle with a strong mold impression. Generally fine condition. $500-1,000

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132. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1849-1860. Rich blue green, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint. GIII-17 A beautifully colored flask in fine condition. $1,200-2,400

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133. Sunburst Flask, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Brilliant olive amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (minor flaw in the first ring below neck). GVIII-5a A beautiful early flask with great character and color. Listed as extremely rare. $1,500-3,000

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134. “Great / Western. Tonic. Bitters / Patented. Jany. 21. 1868” “O.P. Bissell & Co / Peoria Ill” Bitters Bottle, Lorenz and Wightman Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1863-1872. Square with beveled corners, medium amber, applied sloping collared mouth smooth base embossed “L & W”, ht. 9 inches. R/H #G-100 Listed as rare. Bold embossing. Fine condition. $250-500

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135. Washington Bust With Surrounding Vines - Eagle Portrait Flask, America, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (just a touch of exterior high point wear). GI-11 A rare flask with attractive embossing. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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136. “Dr C.W. Robacks / Stomach Bitters / Cincinnati. O” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Barrel form, bright yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 9 3/4 inches. R/H #R-73 Beautiful whittled exterior surface and bubbly bright glass. Fine condition. $300-600

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137. “Beggs / Dandelion Bitters / Sioux City / Iowa” Bitters Bottle, America, 1870-1880. Square with beveled corners, medium amber, tooled sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (label has loss to edges). R/H #B-53 Retains original label and old cork. Listed as rare. Fine condition. $200-400

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138. Eagle - “Willington / Glass, Co” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1873. Medium yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (light exterior high point wear, 1/8 inch open bubble on wreath, dried content residue, 1/8 inch base edge flake). GII-61 Very strong mold impression. $400-800

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139. “Dimmitt’s / 50 Cts Bitters / Saint Louis” Bitters Flask, America, 1860-1880. Oval strap sided whiskey flask form, medium amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint. R/H #D-75 Beautiful whittled exterior surface. A real gem of a bottle. Extremely rare. Fine condition. $750-1,500

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140. Sunburst Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Light olive green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (light exterior high point wear mostly on one side). GVIII-18 A wonderful example with “see through” glass clarity. Beautiful color. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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141. “Cross & Robinson’s / American / Writing Fluid” Master Ink Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Cylindrical, aquamarine, applied flared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 7 3/8 inches. Similar in form to C #761 Great whittled exterior surface. Probably rare since the other molds from this company are embossed “Gross”. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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142. “Holtzermann’s” - “Patent / Stomach / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular log cabin form, medium amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches. R/H #H-155 A wonderfully crude example with numerous bubbles and a mis-formed body. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

143. “Suffolk Bitters” - “Philbrook & Tucker / Boston” Figural Bitters Bottle, probably Lyndeborough Glass Works, Lyndeborough, New Hampshire, 1866-1880. In the form of a pig, bright yellow amber shading to reddish amber in head, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, lgth. 9 7/8 inches. 143 R/H #S-217 Beautiful color and glass whittle. Fine condition. $750-1,500

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144. Labeled “Liquid Mirror Blacking” Bottle, possibly Mt. Pleasant Glass Works, Mt. Pleasant, New York, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, deep olive green, applied round collared mouth smooth base, ht. 5 3/4 inches, dia. 2 3/4 inches; (minor loss to label edges, retains gray powdered blacking). Original graphic label depicting a “horse” race with blacking bottles, and “E. Waters” looks like the winner. From Troy, New York. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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145. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Brilliant yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear, shallow 1/8 inch flake from mouth edge). GI-43 Bright, beautiful color. Detailed mold impression. Generally fine condition. $2,500-5,000 146. “Bourbon Whiskey / Bitters.” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, deep strawberry puce, applied square collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 3/8 inches. R/H #B-171 A great example with strong embossing and a beautiful color. Fine condition. $350-700

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147. “G. W. Stone’s / Liquid / Cathartic & / Family Physic / Lowell Mass.” Medicine Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners and three embossed indented panels, bright yellowish olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth - petal shaped iron pontil mark, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (3/8 inch bruise under edge of sloping collar, two inconsequential 1/8 inch manufacturer’s cooling stress lines in neck). AAM pg. 496 Highly whittled surface with numerous bubbles and impurities. Beautiful lighter color. An extremely rare bottle with the earlier and eye appealing sloping collar and iron pontil. $8,000-16,000 148. Freeblown Utility Jar, probably Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, medium golden amber, tooled wide flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/2 inches, base dia. 5 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to McK plate 72a, #4 Wonderful size, form and brilliant color. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000 149. Eagle And “Granite. / Glass Co” - Eagle And “Stodard / NH” Historical Flask, Granite Glass Company, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Bright olive amber, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GII-80 Listed as very rare. A crude flask with many impurities and bubbles. Known to collectors as the “single D”. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000 150. “Dr H.W. Jackson / Druggist / Vegetable / Home Syrup” Medicine Bottle, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1840-1848. Cylindrical, medium olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 5 5/8 inches; (minor abrasions and shallow 3/8 inch chip on base edge). AAM pg. 263 Extremely whittled with numerous small bubbles. Strong embossing. Rare. $2,000-4,000

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Norman C. Heckler & Company Premier Auction 141: Early Glass, Bottles, Flasks & More  

Norman C. Heckler & Company presents Auction 141. A Premier Absentee Auction Including: Early Glass, Historical Flasks, Bitters, Black Glass...

Norman C. Heckler & Company Premier Auction 141: Early Glass, Bottles, Flasks & More  

Norman C. Heckler & Company presents Auction 141. A Premier Absentee Auction Including: Early Glass, Historical Flasks, Bitters, Black Glass...

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