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Norman C. Heckler & Company

Auction 159 Bidding Begins March 19, 2018 Closing March 28, 2018

Featuring the Anthony Picadio Collection of Early Glass, the Alan Evanuk Collection of Inks, and the Cindy Gaffney Collection of Target Balls

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


Wonderful Early New England Glass


Premier Auction 159 Including: Early Glass, Bottles, Flasks, Bitters, Target Balls, Freeblown Glass, Pressed Glass, Inks, Whiskeys, Sodas, Pattern Molded Glass and More Auction Start Date: March 19, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time Auction Closing Date: March 28, 2018 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 BB B/K C D G G GW H JK JLM JT K KW L Lee L/P McK MW N Na NCH NCH II Neal P PG PME R/H RD SVR T TH 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. A.M. Bininger Bottles, Jim Bender, 2017. 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. The Glass Industry in Boston, Joan Kaiser, 2009. TeaKettle Ink Price and Reference Guide, Joe L. Mathews Jr., 2016. 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. A Rare Collection of Keene & Stoddard Glass, Lyman and Sally Lane and Joan Pappas, 1970. 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. 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, March 19, 2018 at 9:00 AM Eastern (6:00 AM Pacific) closing date Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 10:00 PM Eastern (7:00 PM Pacific). 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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Fine Early American Glass from the Anthony Picadio Collection Lots 1-20 1

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1. Pattern Molded Salt Cellar, 16 ribs swirled to the left, probably Mantua Glass Works, Mantua, Ohio, 1822-1829. Double ogee form bowl with applied circular foot, golden yellow, tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 2 3/8 inches, greatest dia. 2 3/8 inches; (light interior stain). Similar to TH plate 58, #6, exact item illustrated in The Magazine Antiques, “The Story of the Mantua Glassworks”, by Harry Hall White, July 1935, pg. 207, figure 26 (reprinted in Schwartz, American Glass, Volume 1) Extremely rare and beautiful color. Fine condition. In this color, certainly a rare example of early 19th century tableware. Ex Ralph G. Jones collection, ex John A. Williams collection, ex George Austin collection, ex Robert J. Warren collection, ex David Ellis collection, Anthony Picadio collection. $6,000-12,000 2. Pattern Molded Salt Cellar, 24 ribs swirled to the left, Midwest America, 1815-1840. Double ogee form bowl with short stem drawn from the same gather, applied eight petaled foot, claret red wine, tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/4 inches, greatest dia. 2 1/2 inches; (old pinpoint flake on rim, light exterior wear). Similar to TH plate 58, #4 Wonderful form and color. Fine condition. A piece that was treasured by many important collectors over the years. Ex George McKearin collection, ex Will Confer collection, ex Ross Pigot collection, ex George Austin collection, ex Robert J. Warren collection, ex David Ellis collection, Anthony Picadio collection. $6,000-12,000 3. Pattern Molded Salt Cellar, 24 ribs swirled slightly to the left, Midwest America, 1815-1840. Double ogee form bowl with drawn stem and applied concave circular foot, deep yellowish green, tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 3 1/8 inches, greatest dia. 2 1/4 inches. Similar to McK plate 80, #12 Extremely rare and exceptional color. Gem like brilliance. One of two known examples in this color; the other is in the George Horace Lorimer collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Fine condition. Ex Abraham & May Antiques, ex Robert J. Warren collection, ex David Ellis collection, Anthony Picadio collection. $6,000-12,000

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4. Pattern Molded Salt Cellar, twelve diamond pattern, Midwest America, 1815-1840. Double ogee form bowl with drawn stem and applied solid nine petaled foot, light bluish green, tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/2 inches, greatest dia. 2 1/2 inches. Similar in form and construction to McK plate 80, #1 Beautiful light color and early form. Fine condition. Anthony Picadio collection. $1,500-3,000

5. Large Pattern Molded Salt Cellar, ribbed and swirled to the right, 24 ribs, a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1815-1840. Double ogee form bowl with applied flattened circular foot, deep aquamarine, tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 3 1/2 inches, greatest dia. 2 3/4 inches; (1/2 inch faint manufacturer’s hairline fissure in body, rim slightly ground). Very similar to a salt cellar in the collection of William T. H. Howe, Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1940, lot #142 Exceptional form, brilliant color, strong mold impression. Superior example. Ex Phil Cortina collection, Anthony Picadio collection. $3,000-6,000

6. Large Freeblown Salt Cellar, a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1815-1840. Double ogee form bowl on short knopf stem with applied flattened circular foot, deep aquamarine, outward flared rim - pontil scar, ht. 3 1/8 inches, greatest dia. 3 1/4 inches. A bright, beautiful color and an exceptional Zanesville salt. Fine condition. Rare. Ex David Good collection, ex David Ellis collection, Anthony Picadio collection. $1,200-2,400

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7. Freeblown Handled Drinking Vessel, New Hampshire, 1840-1860. Chalice form with bell-shaped bowl, double applied handles, applied heavy stem with medial vernicular collar and applied domed foot with folded rim, medium olive amber, tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 6 inches, greatest dia. 3 inches. Similar construction to TH plate 70, #2 Fine condition. Ex Richard Sheaf collection, ex Francis J. Mikalonis collection, Anthony Picadio collection. $3,000-6,000

8. Pattern Molded Creamer, 16 vertical ribs, Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1790-1820. Waisted bulbous form flaring to rim, applied solid glass handle, applied circular base, brilliant amethyst, tooled rim with pour spout - pontil scar, ht. 4 1/8 inches, greatest dia. 2 1/2 inches. Exact item illustrated in McK plate 23, #3, and in The Early American Glass Superb Collection of Mrs. Frederick S. Fish, ParkeBernet Galleries, New York, January 1940, lot #386 Rediscovered by Anthony Picadio at an auction in Pennsylvania, June, 2009. Fine condition. Ex George McKearin collection, ex Mrs. Frederick S. Fish collection, ex Minnie Janssen Livinggood collection, ex Helene Livinggood Master collection, Anthony Picadio collection. $4,000-8,000

9. Small Freeblown Jar With Ball Cover, New England, 18001840. Short bulbous body flaring to rim, shades of deep yellow olive, tooled rim - pontil scar, overall ht. 4 3/8 inches, bowl ht. 3 1/4 inches, rim dia. 3 7/8 inches, ball dia. 2 7/8 inches. Fine condition. Ex Crawford Wettlauffer collection, Garth’s Auction Barn, Delaware, Ohio, 1972, lot #212, Anthony Picadio collection. $2,500-5,000

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10. Freeblown Handled Drinking Vessel, America, late 18th century. Barrel form with applied solid corrugated strap handle with four ribs, brilliant medium amethyst with a smoky tone, tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 4 1/8 inches, greatest dia. 3 1/8 inches; (three 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch very faint hairline fissures at the lower handle attachment). Similar to TH plate 73, #3 One of two known, the other example resides at the Corning Museum of Glass. Anthony Picadio collection. $3,000-6,000

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11. “I / Watson / Esqr / Bilton Park” Sealed Wine Bottle, England, 17701790. Cylindrical with applied seal at mid body, brilliant medium yellow green, sheared mouth with tapered string rim - pontil scar, ht. 9 1/8 inches, base dia. 4 5/8 inches; (exterior stain on base). See RD pg. 318, similar to MW plate 45, #4 Not enough glass was used to form the seal resulting in partial lettering on “Watson” and “Park”. A lighter color than most of its type. Fine condition. Anthony Picadio collection. $1,200-2,400

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12. Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, expanded 10 diamond pattern, probably a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1815-1830. Brilliant yellow with a hint of green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 1/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to MW color plate XVII, bottom row, #3 A rare and brilliant color. Fine condition. Anthony Picadio collection. $1,500-3,000 13. Freeblown Pitcher With Ball Cover, a South Jersey glasshouse, 1830-1850. Bulbous body with a flared rim and pour spout, applied plain solid handle and applied crimped foot, deep aquamarine with bluish white loopings, tooled rim with pour spout - pontil scar, overall ht. 7 7/8 inches, pitcher ht. 5 1/8 inches, base dia. 3 inches, ball dia. 3 1/4 inches; (insignificant manufacturer’s annealing lines in pitcher and ball, ball loopings have loss near opening). Pitcher similar to McK plate 21, #4 Anthony Picadio collection. $1,000-2,000 14. Pattern Molded Bottle, 24 ribs swirled to the left, probably a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1815-1830. Globular, brilliant lime green with a yellow tone, outward rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 3/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear, 3/16 inch chip from edge of rolled mouth). Similar in form to MW plate 96, #2 Pronounced rib pattern and graceful form. Rare color. Anthony Picadio collection. $800-1,600

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15. Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, checkered diamond pattern, probably John Frederick Amelung, New Bremen Glassmanufactory, Frederick County, Maryland, 1770-1800. Bright medium amethyst, sheared mouth pontil scar, ht. 5 7/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to MW color plate II, #1 A wonderful piece of early American glassware. Extremely rare! Fine condition. Anthony Picadio collection. $3,000-6,000

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16. Pattern Molded Jug, 32 vertical ribs, probably Midwest America, 1815-1830. Globular with applied solid handle and circular base, brilliant aquamarine, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/8 inches, greatest dia. 5 3/8 inches; (light interior content haze in lower body). Similar in form and construction to PG plate 165, #4 Attractive swirls of glass surround the body. A rare and appealing form. Fine condition. Anthony Picadio collection. $1,500-3,000 17. Freeblown Handled Drinking Vessel, probably a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1815-1830. Barrel form with a shoulder bulge at midbody, applied solid handle with rigaree, brilliant yellow with a topaz tone, tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 5 1/2 inches, greatest dia. 4 1/8 inches; (4 inch u-shaped crack at upper handle attachment that runs into the body, 1/4 inch flat chip on the interior of the rim). Form similar to TH plate 3, #3 An 18th century form with the tradition continued by the glassblowers at Zanesville, Ohio. Extremely rare. Anthony Picadio collection. $2,000-4,000

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18. Diminutive Freeblown Covered Sugar Bowl, Mantua Glass Works, Mantua, Ohio, 1822-1829. Cylindrical with applied circular foot, lid formed from one gather of glass with flat button form finial, grape amethyst, sheared rim - pontil scar, overall ht. 4 3/4 inches, greatest dia. 3 1/2 inches. Form and color similar to McK plate 79, #4 A sugar bowl in amber, produced in Ohio with the same form and construction, is pictured in the collection of Richard Loeb, Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1947, lot #60. Ex Neil Gest collection, ex private Delaware collection, ex Stradlings Antiques, ex David Ellis collection, Anthony Picadio collection. $4,000-8,000

19. Pattern Molded Bottle, 24 ribs swirled to the right, Midwest America, 1815-1840. Cylindrical club form, brilliant yellow topaz, applied heavy collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 3/4 inches, base dia. 3 1/4 inches; (light exterior high point wear, minor interior stain ring). Similar to McK plate 236, #12 Extremely rare and beautiful color for this form. Fine condition. Anthony Picadio collection. $3,000-6,000

20. Freeblown Covered Sugar Bowl, probably a New York glasshouse, 1830-1850. Bulbous body on solid pedestal with an outward rolled circular foot, lid formed from one gather of glass with solid knopf finial, deep aquamarine, tooled rim - pontil scar, overall ht. 7 1/2 inches, greatest dia. 4 3/8 inches. Similar form to McK plate 19, #1 A very rare, beautiful and different form. Fine condition. Anthony Picadio collection. $3,000-6,000

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21. Large Pattern Molded Covered Apothecary Storage Jar, eight vertical ribs on body and cover, Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Cylindrical urn form with galleried rim and applied solid stem and foot, cover with applied finial, vibrant deep cobalt blue, heavy tooled rim - polished pontil scar, ht. with lid 19 5/8 inches, greatest dia. 6 1/2 inches; (body has 1 1/2 inch star fissure and bruise which has an exterior resin coating, lid has 1/4 inch chip from under rim and chips to finial). Similar construction techniques are shown on plate 180 of PG, see McK plate 53, #2 Despite the imperfections this is still a magnificent piece of pattern molded glassware. Great size, presence and eye appeal. $1,000-2,000 22. Freeblown Tall Bowl, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Cylindrical, medium to deep olive amber, tooled flared rim - pontil scar, ht. 6 1/2 inches, greatest dia. 6 5/8 inches; (manufacturer’s tooling marks on exterior surface). Similar in form to McK plate 72a, #8 An early and crude piece of New England utilitarian tableware. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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23. Freeblown Cains Type Punch Bowl, possibly Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1825-1840. Cylindrical bowl with two bands of three rings on plain funnel standard and base, colorless, tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/4 inches, greatest dia. 6 7/8 inches; (faint interior usage marks). Similar in form to B/K #1302 Similar to the wares produced by Thomas Cains in South Boston. Fine condition. $500-1,000 24. Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 16 ribs swirled to the right, probably a New Jersey glasshouse, 1815-1830. Medium green, sheared mouth pontil scar, ht. 4 3/8 inches; (exterior high point wear). Similar in construction to MW plate 94, #2 Attractive color and early form. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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25. “Lafayet. / B. &. S. / Glass. / Co / Lafayet / Sandwich” Pressed Glass Salt Cellar, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1830-1845. Paddle wheel boat form, medium opaque baby blue, ht. 1 5/8 inches, lgth. 3 5/8 inches; (rim and base edges have minor manufacturing related flaking). B/K #1464b Most likely made to commemorate the steamship “Lafayette” which had routes in the vicinity of coastal Massachusetts. Generally fine condition. $750-1,500 26. Blown Three Mold Decanter, Mount Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, New York, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, deep yellow olive, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (exterior high point wear, pinpoint flake from edge of base). GIII-2, type 2 A pleasing early form and color. Considered rare. Fine condition. Ex Robert W. Skinner, Jr. collection. $1,500-3,000

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27. Freeblown Open Salt Cellar, probably a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1820-1840. Compressed bulbous form, bright orange amber with an olive tone, tooled flared rim - pontil scar, ht. 2 inches, greatest dia. 3 3/4 inches; (light exterior surface wear). A combination of color, size and form makes this one special. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000 28. Early Handled Finger Lamp, America, 1820-1850. Blown in an octagonal dip mold for the base with elongated freeblown upper body and applied solid handle, sapphire blue, threaded pewter closure with two burners - pontil scar, ht. 6 3/8 inches. A simply wonderful little lamp with great form and color. Extremely rare. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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29. Freeblown Open Salt Cellar, probably a South Jersey glasshouse, 1820-1850. Three ringed conical beehive form on drawn circular foot, brilliant golden orange amber, tooled rim pontil scar, ht. 2 3/4 inches, greatest dia. 2 13/16 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Similar in form and construction to McK plate 74, #1 An extremely rare and appealing early form. Fine condition. $4,000-8,000

30. Freeblown Mortar And Pestle, possibly Mount Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, New York, 1820-1840. Conical bowl with drawn solid foot, medium olive shading to yellow green, tooled flared rim - pontil scar, ht. 4 1/4 inches, greatest dia. 4 3/4 inches, pestle lgth. 6 7/8 inches; (1/8 inch flake on rim). Wonderful color, form and foamy bubble consistency. Interesting folds of glass at mid body. Rare, early, special! Generally fine condition. $1,000-2,000

31. Small Freeblown Open Salt Cellar, possibly Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Straight sided cylindrical bowl with short drawn stem and solid crimped foot, medium olive green, tooled rim - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/8 inches, bowl dia. 2 inches; (shallow 1/8 inch flake and 5/8 inch bruise on rim). Similar in form and construction to McK plate 74, #3 A wonderful piece of early New England freeblown tableware found recently in a home in Connecticut. Generally fine condition. $2,500-5,000

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Three Rare, Early American Flasks from a Private Collection 32. “Lafayette” And Bust - Masonic Arch And Emblems Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Brilliant yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (light exterior high point wear, pinpoint flake on edge of base). GI-84 A beautiful and lighter than normal color for this extremely rare flask. Fine condition. $6,000-12,000

33. “Lafayette” And Bust - Masonic Arch And Emblems Portrait Flask, Mount Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, New York, 1824-1825. Medium to deep yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-89 A very rare flask which excels in all regards. Fine condition. $5,000-10,000

34. Columbia Bust And “Kensington” - Eagle And “Union. Co” Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1825-1840. Pale yellowish green, sheared mouth pontil scar, half pint. GI-118 A very rare flask with a strong mold impression, beautiful, delicate color and brilliant glass. Fine condition. $3,000-6,000

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35. “Howards / Vegetable” - “Cancer And / Canker Syrup” Medicine Bottle, a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Rectangular with beveled corners, bright olive amber, applied square collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 7 1/2 inches; (washable interior and exterior residue, 1/8 inch surface bubble on beveled corner has minor loss of cover glass). L/P plate 12, #3 This wonderful bottle is an attic find from Vermont. Aside from the minor surface bubble this bottle is in “attic” mint condition. $5,000-10,000

36. Sunburst Flask, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Medium yellow olive, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GVIII-5a A crude, heavy flask which is listed as extremely rare. Fine condition. $3,000-6,000

37. “Dr H. W. Jackson / Druggist / Vegetable / Howe Syrup” Medicine Bottle, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Cylindrical, medium to deep olive amber, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 3/8 inches; (washable interior dried contents). 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. $2,500-5,000

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38. “D.H. Goble / (Elephant) / Columbia, S.C.” Pictorial Whiskey Flask, America, 1870-1890. Strap sided construction, aquamarine, tooled double collared mouth - smooth base, pint. Extremely rare. Crisp and clean with bold embossing. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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39. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, probably Mt. Pleasant Glass Works, Saratoga, New York, 1860-1870. Medium to deep olive green, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, half pint. GIII-11 variant The Cornucopia side is GIII-7, the Urn side is GIII-11. Scarce and attractive with the applied sloping collar. Numerous large and small bubbles. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $500-1,000

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40. Sheaf Of Wheat - Star Pictorial Handled Calabash Flask, probably Sheets and Duffy Manufacturers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1845-1860. Brilliant medium amber, applied mouth with ring - iron pontil mark, quart; (loss of handle finial tip, light exterior high point wear). GXIII-45 Glass is filled with numerous small bubbles.. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $250-500

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41. “R. Knowles & Co Union Factory / Wheeling South / Va.” Scroll Flask, The Union Glass Works, R. Knowles and Company, Wheeling, (West) Virginia, 1849-1860. Greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (several shallow flakes on top edge of mouth). GIX-47 Listed as extremely rare. Generally fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $750-1,500

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42. Eagle And “Pittsburgh / PA” - Eagle Historical Flask, Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Medium cornflower blue, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, quart; (3/8 inch chip from corner of base, light exterior high point wear). GII-102 A good combination of glass clarity and depth of color. $400-800

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43. “Drakes / Plantation / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square tall log cabin form, 5 logs, medium to deep orange amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8 inches; (minor light content residue). R/H #D-109 A scarce mold with strong embossing. Fine condition. $300-600

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44. Clasped Hands And “Union” - Eagle Historical Flask, America, 1860-1870. Brilliant yellow green, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, half pint. Unlisted mold similar to GXII-31 and GXII-33 A fantastic example which is filled with foamy bubbles. Obverse is similar to GXIII-33, but lacking two stars. Reverse is similar to GXIII-31, but lacking the oval frame. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $1,500-3,000 45. “Benjamin Franklin” And Bust - “Wheeling Glass Works” And Dyott Bust Portrait Flask, Wheeling Glass Works, Wheeling, (West) Virginia, 1830-1840. Clear light green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-98 Listed as extremely rare, this is one of the few flasks depicting Benjamin Franklin. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $2,500-5,000

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46. Double Eagle Historical Flask, America, 1860-1870. Medium to deep orange amber, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (1/16 inch flake from edge of mouth, two surface bubbles have minor disturbances of the cover glass). GII-118 A beauty of a flask with a crisp mold impression and brilliant color. Listed as comparatively scarce. Generally fine condition. Ex Roy Brown collection, Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $500-1,000

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47. Taylor Bust And “Rough And Ready” - Eagle And “Masterson” Portrait Flask, Midwest America, 1820-1840. Pale blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (1/16 inch manufacturer’s roughness on inner edge of mouth). GI-77 A crisp and clean example with bold embossing. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $1,500-3,000

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48 48. “Poison” - “Pat. Appl’d For” Figural Poison Bottle, America, 18941900. In the form of a skull, cobalt blue, tooled flared mouth - smooth base with crossed bones, ht. 4 1/8 inches; (several flakes from edge of mouth and 5/8 inch shallow chip on top of mouth, light interior content residue). K #KU-10 An iconic and always desirable poison bottle. $1,500-3,000 49. “Kossuth” And Bust - Tree In Leaf Portrait Calabash Flask, America, 1845-1860. Brilliant yellow with a green tone, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GI-113 Pretty color, bold embossing and in fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $600-1,200

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50. Double Eagle Historical Flask, probably Midwest America, 18201840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (1/8 inch flake from edge of mouth, 7/8 inch body fissure at the shoulder). GII-20 Listed as extremely rare. An unusual and mysterious looking flask. Ex Roy Brown collection, Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $600-1,200

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51. “Newburgh Glass Co / Patd Feb-27th 1866” Lettered Flask, Newburgh Glass Company, Newburgh, New York, 1865-1875. Dense olive amber, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GXV-15 A scarce flask with bold embossing. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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52. Dancing Sailor - Banjo Player Pictorial Flask, probably Chapman’s Maryland Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Brilliant golden apricot, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint. GXIII-8 A brilliant and striking color. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $750-1,500

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53. “Geo Eagle” Soda Water Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Cylindrical with diagonal rib pattern, light to medium blue green, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 7 inches; (pinpoint flake from horizontal rib). A crisp and clean example which has not been tumbled. Generally fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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54. “Flora Temple / (Full Figure Of Horse) / Harness Trot 2.19 3/4 / Oct. 15. 1859” - Reverse Plain Handled Pictorial Flask, probably Whitney Glass Works, Glassboro, New Jersey, 1860-1870. Medium puce, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, quart. GXIII-19 A fine example with no wear and a beautiful color. Pristine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $1,000-2,000

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55. “General Jackson.” And Bust - Eagle And “J.T & Co” Portrait Flask, probably James Taylor and Company Manufacturers, Brownsville, Pennsylvania, 1829-1832. Deep bluish aquamarine, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (minor manufacturer’s mouth roughness). GI-65 A scarce mold in a beautiful deeper color. Generally fine condition. $2,500-5,000

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57 56. “JR & Son” Scroll Flask, John Robinson and Son Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1830-1834. Aquamarine, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (base has been ground). GIX-43 A scarce and visually appealing mold. Generally fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $750-1,500 57. Soldier And “Balt. Md.” - Dancer And “Chapman.” Pictorial Flask, Chapman’s Maryland Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Bright apple green, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint. GXIII-11 Bright color. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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58. Figural Teakettle Inkwell, America, 1840-1860. Barrel form, rich cobalt blue, hinged brass closure with cover smooth base, ht. 2 1/8 inches, dia. 1 3/4 inches. C #1286 A wonderful example with the complete brass closure. Fine condition. $750-1,500

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59. Anchor And “Spring Garden / Glass Works” - Log Cabin Historical Flask, Spring Garden Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Medium yellow amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint; (several annealing lines in neck). GXIII-61 Strong embossing and attractive “orange peel” exterior surface. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $800-1,600

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60. Large Early Freeblown Bottle, New England, 1783-1830. Globular, medium olive amber, applied round collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 11 1/4 inches, greatest dia. 7 5/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear at mid body). Similar in form and construction to MW plate 47, #3 A larger than average example in an attractive New England color. Fine condition. $800-1,600 61. Eagle - Cornucopia Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Pale greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GII-15a A distinctive example with a longer neck than usual. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $600-1,200

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62. Eagle - Anchor And “New London / Glass Works” Historical Flask, New London Glass Works, New London, Connecticut, 1856-1860. Medium blue green, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint; (shallow 1/2 inch pontil flake comes to edge of base). GII-68 A wonderful example with only a trace of wear, rich color and bold embossing. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

63. Summer Tree - Summer Tree Pictorial Flask, America, 1860-1870. Brilliant olive yellow, applied double collared mouth smooth base, pint; (1/4 inch area of roughness on edge of mouth, light exterior high point wear). GX-17 Wonderful color and crisp mold impression. Generally fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $1,000-2,000

64. Soldier And “Balt. Md.” - Dancer And “Chapman.” Pictorial Flask, Chapman’s Maryland Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Medium yellow olive, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (light exterior high point wear, 1/8 inch manufacturer’s flake and bruise on edge of mouth). GXIII-13 Interesting, unusual crooked neck and rare color. Generally fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $750-1,500

65. “Jeny Lind” And Bust - Factory Portrait Calabash Flask, probably Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, 1845-1860. Sapphire blue, applied round collared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (professionally cleaned with light remaining wear marks, 1/8 inch flake on top edge of mouth). GI-104 Beautiful color on this always popular flask. $2,500-5,000

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Beautiful, Rare Inks from the Alan Evanuk Collection Lots 66-78

66. Pattern Molded Inkwell, ribbed and swirled to the right, 24 ribs, probably Midwest America, 1815-1830. Cylindrical body with three applied chickens at edge of shoulder, brilliant orange amber, tooled mouth - pontil scar, overall ht. 3 5/8 inches, dia. 3 inches. C #1164 This is the exact example pictured in Covill’s text. This unique piece demonstrates the quality workmanship of an accomplished glass blower. Fine condition. Ex Henry Francis du Pont collection, ex George Austin collection, ex Charles Moore collection, Alan Evanuk collection. $25,000-50,000

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67. Blown Three Mold Inkwell, probably Mount Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, New York, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, clear bright green, disc mouth - pontil scar, ht. 1 3/4 inches, dia. 2 1/8 inches. GII-15 Pretty “see through� color. Fine condition. Alan Evanuk collection. $2,000-4,000

68. Blown Three Mold Inkwell, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Bulbous form with drawn foot, brilliant cornflower blue with a gray tone, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 5/8 inches, greatest dia. 2 1/4 inches. GIII-4 Extremely rare in color and form. Fine condition. Ex Paul Richards collection #593, Alan Evanuk collection. $3,000-6,000

69. Blown Three Mold Inkwell, probably Mount Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, New York, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, brilliant clear sapphire with a steel blue tone, disc mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 1 3/4 inches, dia. 2 3/16 inches. GII-15 Beautiful light blue color and crisp mold impression. Fine condition. Alan Evanuk collection. $3,000-6,000

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70. Blown Three Mold Inkwell, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, grayish moonstone, depressed tooled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 1 9/16 inches, dia. 1 13/16 inches; (light overall exterior wear). GII-18c A rare and unusual color. Generally fine condition. Alan Evanuk collection. $1,000-2,000

72. Large Fancy Cone Ink Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Conical form with drape pattern and label panel, medium cobalt blue, applied double collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 3 3/4 inches. C #28 A longer neck and somewhat oversized top make this a distinctive example. Rare. Fine condition. Alan Evanuk collection. $2,000-4,000

71. Blown Three Mold Inkwell, probably Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, medium seafoam green, disc mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 inches, greatest dia. 1 15/16 inches. C #1185 and GII-18b This appears to be the exact item pictured in Covill’s text. Beautiful light color. Rare. Fine condition. Alan Evanuk collection. $2,000-4,000

73. Blown Three Mold Inkwell, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Cylindrical conical form, colorless, tooled funnel type mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 1/8 inches, greatest dia. 2 3/16 inches. C #1205 and GIII-4 This one has it all: brilliant glass, attractive rare form and in fine condition. Alan Evanuk collection. $1,000-2,000

74 74. Pattern Molded Inkwell, 10 diamond pattern, probably a Zanesville glasshouse, Zanesville, Ohio, 1815-1830. Cylindrical, slightly inverted conical form, rich aquamarine, tooled funnel type mouth - pontil scar, ht. 1 15/16 inches, greatest dia. 2 1/2 inches; (light exterior high point wear). C #1331 and #1332 Wonderful glass clarity and extremely rare form. Fine condition. Alan Evanuk collection. $2,000-4,000 75. Early Ringed Inkwell, two piece mold construction, New England, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, bright yellow olive, disc mouth pontil scar, ht. 1 1/2 inches, dia. 2 7/16 inches; (light exterior high point wear). C #1169 A beautiful bright color highlights this “annular ring” inkwell. Fine condition. Alan Evanuk collection. $1,500-3,000

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76. Horse And Rider Inkwell, two piece mold construction, America, possibly New England, 1820-1840. Cylindrical, dense orange amber, disc mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 1 3/8 inches, dia. 2 3/8 inches; (light exterior high point wear). C #1039 A great rarity with few known examples. Fine condition. Ex Robert Mebane collection, Alan Evanuk collection. $6,000-12,000

77. “Jones’ / Empire / Ink / N.Y.” Master Ink Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Twelve sided, yellowish olive green, applied square collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 5 13/16 inches; (minor roughness on mouth edge). C #769 A very appealing bottle with bold embossing and the always popular sided form. Generally fine condition. Alan Evanuk collection. $2,000-4,000

78. Early Blown Inkwell, probably New England, possibly Mount Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, New York, 1815-1830. Cylindrical with sixteen heavy vertical ribs, dense olive amber, disc mouth - pontil scar, ht. 1 5/8 inches, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Unlisted A rare and important inkwell which is one of two known examples. Fine condition. Alan Evanuk collection. $6,000-12,000

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79. “General Washington.” And Bust - Eagle Portrait Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Bright greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (just a hint of exterior high point wear). GI-2 Wonderful glass clarity and mold impression. Fine condition. $500-1,000

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80. Labeled “Liquid Mirror Blacking” Bottle, probably Mt. Pleasant Glass Works, Saratoga, New York, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, dense olive green, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 5 7/8 inches, dia. 2 3/4 inches; (very minor loss to label). A wonderful example with original cork and contents. One of the most visually appealing early labels. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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81. “Spring Garden / Glass Works” And Anchor - Log Cabin Historical Flask, Spring Garden Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Rich copper puce, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (1/4 inch resin repair on ground below cabin). GXIII-58 Beautiful color and bold embossing with an attractive “orange peel’ exterior surface. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $400-800

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82. Scroll Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1845-1860. Bluish aquamarine, sheared mouth - iron pontil mark, pint; (pinpoint flake from edge of base). GIX-45 Strong mold impression and attractive mold design. Generally fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $750-1,500

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83. “Patd Octr 18th 1864 / J.J. Squire / 4 / & Marh 7th 1865” Fruit Jar, America, 1865-1870. Cylindrical, aquamarine, ground mouth smooth base with three molded “feet”, quart; (shallow manufacturer’s flakes from edge of ground mouth, no closure). L #2695 A crude example with highly whittled glass and numerous small bubbles. Fine condition. $600-1,200

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84. Grant Bust - Eagle And “Union” Portrait Flask, probably Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Bright yellow amber, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (1 1/2 inch fissure at edge of base, pinpoint flake from edge of mouth, hard to see 1/2 inch hairline fissure at mid body). GI-79 Strong mold impression and beautiful, extremely rare lighter color. $400-800

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85. “E.G. Booz’s / Old Cabin / Whiskey” Figural Bottle, Whitney Glass Works, Glassboro, New Jersey, 1860-1880. Rectangular cabin form, medium yellow amber with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 7/8 inches; (shallow 1/8 inch flake from top edge of mouth). GVII-4 Beautifully whittled and crude surface. Bold embossing and an attractive bright color. Generally fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $1,500-3,000 86. “Union” And Clasped Hands - Eagle Historical Flask, Midwest America, 1860-1870. Medium to deep yellow olive, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GXII-10 Strong mold impression and in a deeper rare color. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $1,000-2,000

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87. Washington Bust And “The Father Of His Country” Reverse Plain Historical Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Light to medium teal blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-48 Interesting fold of glass through Washington bust. Eggshell thin glass with a nicely whittled surface. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000

88. “Genl Lafayette” And Bust In Masonic Arch - Eagle Portrait Flask, possibly Pugh and Teater Manufacturers, Moscow, Ohio, 1822-1828. Light greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-93 A rare flask with great glass clarity. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $2,500-5,000

89. “General Washington.” And Bust - Eagle And “J.R. Laird. S.C. Pitt.” Portrait Flask, John Robinson’s Sturbridge Flint Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1823-1834. Colorless with a vaseline hue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (slightly underblown in the shoulder area). GI-6 Subtle and beautiful color. Listed as very rare. Fine condition. $2,500-5,000

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90. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Medium puce amethyst, sheared mouth - smooth base, pint; (1/4 inch chip from top of mouth). GI-38 Bold embossing, beautiful color and only a hint of wear. $1,000-2,000 91. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Rich bluish green, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, quart; (moderate exterior high point wear). GI-54 A handsome flask with many large and small bubbles. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $1,000-2,000

94. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Moonstone with a yellow striation, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (1/2 inch fissure at mid body, 1/8 inch surface chip near medial rib to the right of Washington bust). GI-42 Rare and unusual color. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $600-1,200 95. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Deep yellow olive, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint; (just a hint of exterior high point wear). GI-38 Crisp and clean with a wonderful rich color. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

92. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Dark emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GI-50 A common mold in a rare and beautiful color. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $800-1,600

96. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Medium orange amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear, shallow 3/8 inch pontil flake comes to edge of base). GI-55 A simple and beautiful flask in generally fine condition. $800-1,600

93. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Bright yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (several pontil scar related chips from edge of base, 1/2 inch open bubble on side, small potstone with several radiating legs at shoulder near medial rib, 3/16 inch flake from edge of mouth). GI-40a A heavy flask with thick glass. Beautiful color. $800-1,600

97. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Brilliant medium emerald green, applied heavy collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear). GI-51 Appealing “orange peel� exterior surface. Beautiful, unusually colored glass which is filled with small bubbles. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $1,000-2,000

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98. Trapper And “The Great Western” - Stag Pictorial Flask, America, 1860-1870. Aquamarine, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (pinpoint flake on edge of base). GX-30 A visually appealing flask. Listed as rare. Generally fine condition. $800-1,600

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99. “J. Boardman & Co. / New York” - “Mineral Waters / B / This Bottle / Is Never Sold” Soda Water Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Cylindrical, rich, deep reddish amethyst, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 7 1/2 inches; (light exterior high point wear). Beautiful color with a heavily whittled surface. Fine condition. $1,500-3,000

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100. Monument And “Baltimore” - Partially Shucked Ear Of Corn And “Corn For The World” Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Bright yellowish apricot, applied mouth with ring - large tubular pontil scar, quart; (light exterior high point wear, light “crazing” on edge of mouth, 1/2 inch area at edge of mouth has possibly been polished). GVI-4 Beautiful color, bold embossing and great glass character. $1,000-2,000

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101. “Union / Old Rye” And Clasped Hands - Eagle And “Pittsburgh” Historical Flask, A. and D.H. Chambers Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Bright yellow green, applied mouth with ring smooth base, quart. GXII-9 A brilliant example with bold embossing. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $1,000-2,000

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102. Large Freeblown Storage Jar, America, 1845-1860. Cylindrical, light to medium sapphire blue, tooled flared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 11 1/2 inches, dia. 5 3/8 inches; (shallow 3/16 inch flake from edge of base, light exterior high point wear). Attractive and fully intact iron pontil scar. Beautiful color. Generally fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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103. Double Eagle Historical Flask, America, 1860-1870. Brilliant golden yellow, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, half pint. GII-126 A comparatively scarce flask in a beautiful color. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $400-800

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104. Horse And Cart Historical Flask, possibly Mt. Pleasant Glass Works, Saratoga, New York, 1860-1870. Rich yellow olive, applied round collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (manufacturer’s roughness on interior edge of mouth). GV-7 A rare railroad flask with a strong mold impression and crudely applied mouth. Fine condition. $1,000-2,000

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105. Eagle And “W. Ihmsen’s / Glass” - Sheaf Of Rye And “Agriculture” Historical Flask, W. Ihmsen, Williamsport Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GII-10 A rare flask in fine condition. Ex Paul Richards collection, Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $700-1,400

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106. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Bright golden amber with an olive tone, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (light exterior high point wear). GIX-14 A comparatively scarce flask in a beautiful bright color. Fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $400-800

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107. Washington Bust And “Bridgetown New Jersey - Classical Bust And “Bridgetown New Jersey” Portrait Flask, Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1840-1855. Light steel blue with a sapphire tone, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (faint 1/2 inch star fissure above Washington bust). GI-25 Beautiful color and crisp embossing. $600-1,200

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108. Double Eagle Historical Flask, probably Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Medium blue green, sheared mouth iron pontil mark, quart; (shallow 3/8 inch open bubble on corrugated rib, 1/2 inch manufacturer’s fissure at pontil scar). GII-26 A big, bold flask in a beautiful shade of blue green. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $1,000-2,000

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109. “Vermont Spring / Saxe & Co. / Sheldon VT.” Mineral Water Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Cylindrical, brilliant yellow with an apricot tone, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, quart; (lightly professionally cleaned). T #V-21A Type 1 A visually appealing bottle with a heavily whittled surface and beautiful light color. Fine condition. $700-1,400

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110. “Murdock / & / Cassel” - “Zanesville / Ohio” Lettered Flask, Murdock and Cassel Manufacturers, Zanesville, Ohio, 1832-1837. Greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (faint star fissure and surface bruise in shoulder, slightly weakened impression at shoulder). GX-14 A rare flask with many small foamy bubbles. Impression of this flask is better than most. Generally fine condition. Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $1,000-2,000

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111. “Flora Temple / (Full Figure Of Horse) / Harness Trot 2.19 3/4” Reverse Plain Handled Pictorial Flask, probably Whitney Glass Works, Glassboro, New Jersey, 1860-1870. Amber with puce and apricot tones, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (light exterior high point wear, minor wear and loss to label). GXIII-22 and H #556 Rare with original label which reads “Choice / Old / Flora Temple / Whiskey / 1845 / Bourbon / M.C. Booracm / New York”. Fine condition. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection, Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $600-1,200

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112. Eagle And “Pittsburgh / PA” - Eagle Historical Flask, Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Medium green with a yellow tone, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, quart. GII-101 An attractive example with a number of surface swirls and lighter color. Fine condition. Ex Roy Brown collection, Timothy and Christine Hill collection. $600-1,200 113. “Potter & Bodine’s / Air-Tight / Fruit Jar / Philada” - “Patented / April, 13th, / 1858” Fruit Jar, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical, aquamarine, tooled wax seal mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8 inches, half gallon; (shallow 1/8 inch flake from inner edge of mouth). RB #2384 Very bold embossing and impressive size. Generally fine condition. $700-1,400

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114. “ST / Drake’s / 1860 / Plantation / X / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square tall log cabin form, 6 logs, brilliant light apricot puce, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 inches. R/H #D-105 A great combination of eggshell thin glass, numerous bubbles and, of course, the beautiful light color. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000

115. “Clarke’s / Congress” - “Gorham / New Haven” Mineral Water Bottle, three piece mold construction, America, 1845-1860. Cylindrical, dense emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - iron pontil mark, quart; (light exterior high point wear, light interior content residue). T #M-12 An extremely rare bottle in an unlisted color with very bold embossing and a huge iron pontil scar. Fine condition. Rare. A zinger! $2,500-5,000

116. “National / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1867-1880. Ear of corn form, brilliant straw yellow, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base embossed “Patent / 1867”, ht. 12 1/2 inches. R/H #N-8 A most appealing example in this beautiful light yellow color. Fine condition. $2,000-4,000

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Target Balls

Featuring the Cindy Gaffney Collection - Lots 118-154 117. Pigeon - “Agnew & Brown / Corner Of 27th / & Smallman Sts. / Pittsburgh Pa.” Target Ball, three piece mold construction, America, 1875-1900. Spherical with embossed pigeon, medium orange amber, ground mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches; (weak embossing on the lettered side). An exciting and extremely rare target ball. This ball was found in the family home of George W. McMurphy the owner of a large general store in Springfield, Illinois and the grandfather of the consignor. His secondary business was raising and selling “High Class Fancy Pigeons”. Perhaps it was a salesman’s sample. One of two known examples. Ann McMurphy collection. $12,000-24,000

118. “H. Heye Glasfabrik” - “Annahutte N. Lausitz.” Target Ball, two piece mold construction, Germany, 1884-1900. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern above and below center band with embossed lettering, celery green, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches; (light washable interior and exterior surface residue). An unlisted target ball in a beautiful light green color. Extremely rare. Fine condition. The Hermann Heye Glasfabrik of Obernkirchen, Germany was founded in 1843 by Caspar Hermann Heye and thrived in the following decades, expanding and purchasing glass works across Germany including the Glasfabrik Annahutte at Niederlausitz in 1884 where this target ball was produced. A wide variety of glass objects were produced by Heye and exported to the United States, particularly beer bottles for Anheuser-Busch. Cindy Gaffney collection. $3,500-7,000

119. “From / J.H. Johnston / Great Western Gun Works / 169 Smithfield Street / Pittsburgh, PA.” - “Rifles Shotguns / Revolvers Ammunition / Fishing Tackle / Choke Boring Repairing / & C. / Write For Price List” Target Ball, three piece mold construction, America, 1880-1900. Spherical, medium to deep amethyst with a strawberry tone, ground mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Interesting and appealing “birdswing” of glass runs from side to side just below the mouth opening. Wonderful variance of glass thickness. Extremely rare, one of two known in amethyst. Generally fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $8,000-16,000

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120. “Bo’t. Of / Jas. Bown & Son, / 136 Wood St. / Pitts’g. PA.” “Manufacturers / And / Dealers In / Fire Arms” Target Ball, three piece mold construction, America, 1880-1900. Spherical, medium amber with slight olive tones, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches; (obverse is weakly embossed). Rare, desirable and in fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $2,000-4,000

124. Embossed Quilted Gablonz Target Ball, two piece mold construction, Czechoslovakia, 1875-1900. Spherical with overall quilted diamond pattern, medium pinkish amethyst, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 1/2 inches; (manufacturer’s 3/8 inch v-shaped chip from mouth edge). Wonderful glass clarity and pattern. Generally fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $200-400

121. “T. Jones Gun Maker Blackburn Lancashire” Target Ball, two piece mold construction, England, 1875-1900. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern above and below center band, “X” in center of base, light sapphire blue, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Beautiful lighter color. Ball is filled with feathers. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $200-400

125. “C. Newman” Target Ball, three piece mold construction, San Francisco and Pacific Glass Works, San Francisco, California, 1880-1890. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern above and below center band with embossed lettering, bright yellow amber with an olive tone, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Gorgeous color, crisp embossing and a lovely mold design. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $600-1,200

122. “Dr. A. Frank / Charlottenburg / Glasshutten” Target Ball, two piece mold construction, Germany, 1875-1900. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern above and below center band with embossed lettering, brilliant olive yellow, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Bold embossing and beautiful bright color. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $200-400

126. “For Hockey’s Patent Trap” Target Ball, two piece mold construction, England, 1875-1900. Spherical with embossed pinwheel on both sides and crosshatch pattern around perimeter, light to medium sage green, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 3/8 inches. A scarce ball with an attractive mold design and unusual color. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $400-800

123. “Bogardus’ Glass” - “Ball Patd Apr. 10. 1877” Target Ball, three piece mold construction, America, 1877-1900. Spherical with overall hobnail pattern above and below center band with embossed lettering, rich orange amber, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. A rare ball which visually stands out from the rest. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $2,000-4,000

127. Unembossed Mottled Target Ball, Barton and Sons, Stourbridge, England, 1875-1900. Spherical with overall mottled pattern, brilliant cobalt blue, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 3/4 inches; (several manufacturer’s stress lines in neck). Rare and quite attractive in both color and pattern. Generally fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $750-1,500

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128. Embossed Shooter Ball, Motif Of A Man Shooting A Gun (Within Circle) Target Ball, three piece mold construction, England, 1875-1900. Spherical with overall quilted diamond pattern and embossed circle with shooter on each side, medium grass green, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. A crudely manufactured ball in a beautiful color. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $250-500 129. Unembossed Sanded Target Ball, two piece mold construction, Barton and Sons, Stourbridge, England, 1875-1900. Spherical with rough sanded exterior finish, light blue with splotches of deeper turquoise, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches; (manufacturer’s v-shaped chip from mouth opening, 5/8 inch neck fissure). Beautiful and scarce with an exterior surface meant to “catch” the lead shot. Cindy Gaffney collection. $500-1,000 130. “G.A. Bastman Stockholm” Target Ball, two piece mold construction, Sweden, 1880-1900. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern above and below center band, bright golden amber, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Extremely rare with few known examples. Big, bold embossing. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $800-1,600 131. Embossed Geometric Pattern Target Ball, two piece mold construction, probably Melbourne Glass Works, Melbourne, Australia, 1880-1900. Spherical with overall geometric pattern with a cross through center rings on the sides, light amethyst with a mauve tone, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches; (two faint body bruises, the largest being 3/8 inch). A wonderful lighter color for this rare ball. Cindy Gaffney collection. $500-1,000 Page 30 | Auction 159

132. “Grafl. Zu Solms.” - ”Glasfab. Andreashutte” Target Ball, two piece mold construction, Germany, 1875-1900. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern above and below center band, colorless, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Unusual longer neck with thick glass and one of the few colorless target balls. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $500-1,000 133. “C Bogardus / Patd / Apr 10th / 1877 / Glass Ball” Target Ball, three piece mold construction, America, 1877-1900. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern on sides, medium olive amber, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. A beautiful and unusual color and mold. Very rare. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $1,500-3,000 134. “Bogardus’ Glass” - “Ball Pat’d Apr 10 1877.” Target Ball, three piece mold construction, America, 1877-1900. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern above and below center band, medium cobalt blue, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Crisp embossing and a scarce color. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $400-800 135. “Bogardus Glass Ball Patd Aprl 10 1877.” - “8” (Within Diamond Panel) Target Ball, three piece mold construction, America, 1877-1900. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern above and below center band, bright yellow, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Exceptionally bright and beautiful color. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $400-800


136. “From / J.H. Johnston / Great Western Gun Works / 169 Smithfield Street / Pittsburgh, PA.” - “Rifles Shotguns / Revolvers Ammunition / Fishing Tackle / Choke Boring Repairing / & C. / Write For Price List” Target Ball, three piece mold construction, America, 1880-1900. Spherical, medium yellow amber, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches; (manufacturer’s v-shaped chip from mouth edge). Interesting and beautiful interior fold of glass on one side. A rare ball with bold embossing and a pretty color. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $3,000-6,000

137. “From Bogardus & Co / Shooting Gallery / 158 / South Clark / St / Chicago” - “Bogardus Glass Ball Patd Apr. 10 77” Target Ball, three piece mold construction, America, 1877-1900. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern on sides, deep amber, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. A rare and important ball. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $3,000-6,000

138. Embossed Four Pointed Star Pattern Target Ball, three piece mold construction, America, 1875-1900. Spherical with overall four pointed star pattern, brilliant golden yellow with an amber tone, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. A visually appealing and rare ball which stands out from the rest. A real zinger! Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $2,000-4,000

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139. “Sophienhutte In” - “Ilmenau (Thur)” Target Ball, two piece mold construction, Germany, 1875-1900. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern above and below center band with embossed lettering, deep cobalt blue, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Wonderful rich blue color and bold embossing. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $400-800

143. “Mauritz” - “Widfors” Target Ball, two piece mold construction, Sweden, 1875-1900. Spherical, brilliant yellow with an amber tone, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Beautiful color and attractive surface swirls. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $400-800

140. Embossed Horizontal Rings Target Ball, three piece mold construction, America, 1875-1900. Spherical with seven horizontal rings, medium to deep amber, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. This example is a bit heavier than most with thick glass. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $250-500

144. Embossed Quilted Diamond Pattern Target Ball, two piece mold construction, Germany, 1875-1900. Spherical with overall quilted diamond pattern, circular area on base with embossed lines, bright medium orange amber, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Crisp embossing and unusual color. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $200-400

141. Embossed Quilted Gablonz Target Ball, two piece mold construction, Czechoslovakia, 1875-1900. Spherical with overall quilted diamond pattern, vibrant bright citron, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 1/2 inches. A beautiful ball which is a bit smaller than most and has a neck which is a bit longer than most. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $200-400

145. Embossed Geometric Pattern Target Ball, two piece mold construction, probably Melbourne Glass Works, Melbourne, Australia, 1880-1900. Spherical with overall geometric pattern with a cross through center rings on sides, rich cobalt blue, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. A heavy ball with thick glass, crisp embossing and a vivid blue color. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $600-1,200

142. “Ira Paine’s Filled Ball Pat Apl’d For” Target Ball, two piece mold construction, America, 1877-1878. Spherical, brilliant golden with an amber tone, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Beautiful brilliant color and bold embossing with a highly whittled surface. Very rare with few known examples. Pristine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $800-1,600

146. “Grafl. Zu Solms.” - “Glasfab. Andreashutte” Target Ball, two piece mold construction, Germany, 1875-1900. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern above and below center band with embossed lettering, deep amber with strong puce tones, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Thick glass, numerous bubbles and a wonderful color make this one a winner. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $600-1,200

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147. “Ira Paine’s Filled Ball Pat. Oct. 23, 1877” Target Ball, three piece mold construction, America, 1877-1900. Spherical, light to medium cobalt blue, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Interior is filled with feathers and paper. Beautiful color and shading. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $800-1,600 148. “Sophienhutte In” - “Ilmenau (Thur)” Target Ball, two piece mold construction, Germany, 1875-1900. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern above and below center band with embossed lettering, vibrant orange amber, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Bold embossing and a beautiful bright color. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $400-800 149. Embossed Shooter Ball, Motif Of A Man Shooting A Gun (Within Circle) Target Ball, three piece mold construction, England, 1875-1900. Spherical with overall quilted diamond pattern and embossed circle with shooter on each side, colorless with gray tones, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Crisp and detailed embossing. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $200-400 150. Embossed Geometric Pattern Target Ball, two piece mold construction, probably Melbourne Glass Works, Melbourne, Australia, 1880-1900. Spherical with overall geometric pattern with a cross through center rings on sides, medium amethyst with a red tone, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Bold embossing and a beautiful rich color. Rare. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $600-1,200

151. “Bogardus’ Glass” - “ Ball Pat’d Apr 10 1877.” Target Ball, three piece mold construction, America, 1877-1900. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern above and below center band with embossed lettering, brilliant moss green, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Wonderful and rare light green color, bold embossing with numerous small bubbles. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $500-1,000 152. Embossed Quilted Gablonz Target Ball, two piece mold construction, Czechoslovakia, 1875-1900. Spherical with overall quilted diamond pattern, deep steel blue, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches; (1 inch fissure from mouth opening). Unusual and beautiful color. Strong mold impression. Cindy Gaffney collection. $250-500 153. Embossed Stars And Stripes Pattern Target Ball, three piece mold construction, America, 1875-1900. Spherical with embossed stars on front, back and base and stripes on sides, light olive yellow with a gingerale tone, rough sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches; (light washable exterior “attic grime”). Also known as the “Stars And Bars” ball. Wonderful lighter color and unusual mold design. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $1,200-2,400 154. “Gevelot” - “Paris” Target Ball, France, 1875-1900. Spherical with quilted diamond pattern above and below center band with embossed lettering, deep sapphire blue, factory polished mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches; (manufacturer’s pinpoint flake from mouth edge). A scarce ball in a beautiful blue color with unusual embossing. Fine condition. Cindy Gaffney collection. $500-1,000

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Norman C. Heckler & Company presents Auction 159, Featuring the Anthony Picadio Collection of Early Glass, the Alan Evanuk Collection of Ink...

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