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The Thomas McCandless Collection Auction 95 - Session II

Preview by appointment: September 20, 2011 ~ October 18, 2011

Auction Start Date: October 5, 2011 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time Auction Closing Date: October 19, 2011 at 10:00 P.M. Eastern Time

Auction 96 - Session III

Preview by appointment: September 20, 2011~ January 31, 2012

Auction Start Date: January 18, 2012 at 9:00 A.M. Eastern Time Auction Closing Date: February 1, 2012 at 10:00 P.M. Eastern Time Reference Key Reference initials and numbers used in the descriptions of this catalog refer to the following publications: AG Antique Glass and Bottles, Willy Van den Bossche, 2001. AP Glass In Early America, Arlene Palmer, 1993. Barret Bennington Pottery and Porcelain, Richard C. Barret, 1958. B/K The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Raymond Barlow and Joan Kaiser, 1989. C Ink Bottles and Inkwells, William Covill, 1971. D American Sarsaparilla Bottles, John DeGrafft, 1980. Du Collector’s Guide to Poison Bottles, Roger Durflinger, 1973. G (Flasks) American Bottles & Flasks (PartVIII), Helen McKearin and Kenneth Wilson, 1978. G (Blown Three Mold) American Glass (Chapter VI), George S. and Helen McKearin, 1941. H American Bottles in the Charles B. Gardner Collection, Norman C. Heckler, 1975. NCH The Blaske Collection of American Flasks, Norman C. Heckler, 1983. NCH II The Blaske Collection: Part II, Norman C. Heckler, 1983. K Poison Bottle Workbook, Rudy Kuhn, 1988. KW New England Glass & Glassmaking, Kenneth M. Wilson, 1972. L The Red Book of Fruit Jars, No. 9, Douglas M. Leybourne, Jr., 2001. Lee American Glass Cup Plates, Ruth Webb Lee and James H. Rose, 1948. LRB The Complete Book of Lightning Rod Balls, Mike Bruner and Rod Krupka, 1995. McK American Glass, George S. and Helen McKearin, 1941. MW American Bottles & Flasks and Their Ancestry, George McKearin and Kenneth Wilson, 1978. N Great American Pontiled Medicines, Frederick Nielson, 1978. Na Barber Bottles with Price, Robert Namiat, 1977. P The Glass Gaffers of New Jersey, Adeline Pepper, 1971. PG Pittsburgh Glass, Lowell Innes, 1976 PME Pontil Medicine Encyclopedia (Second Edition), John Odell, 2007. R/H Bitters Bottles, Carlyn Ring and W. C. Ham, 1998. RD Understanding Antique Wine Bottles, Roger Dumbrell, 1983. RH Collecting Barber Bottles, Richard Holiner, 1986. T Collectors Guide to Saratoga Type Mineral Water Bottles, Donald Tucker, 2006. TH Two Hundred Years Of American Blown Glass, Helen and George McKearin, 1949. U Collectible Character Bottles, Authur Umberger, 1969. Z Ketchup, Pickles, Sauces, Betty Zumwalt, 1980. - The dash is generally used to indicate that the descriptions are on opposite sides of the bottle or flask. / The slash is used to indicate that the descriptions are on different lines or surfaces of the bottle. Copyright Norman C. Heckler & Company 2011 All Rights Reserved

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CONDITIONS OF SALE 1. Absentee Auction: The items in this catalog will be sold at unreserved absentee auction with the following closing dates: Session II (Lots 1-123), Wednesday, October 19, 2011. Session III (Lots 124-245), Wednesday, February 1, 2012 2. Descriptions: Norman C. Heckler & Company has made every attempt to describe correctly the property being sold. Descriptions are guaranteed to be accurate as regards authenticity, age, condition, and measurements to within one-fourth inch, as represented in this catalog. In describing damage, exterior wear or manufacturer’s flaws that in our opinion, do not significantly detract visually or monetarily from the value of the item are not listed and will not be considered for refund. The Auctioneers reserve the right to make verbal corrections and provide additional information at any time during the sale. 3. Preview : Items in the respective session may be viewed by appointment from September 20, 2011 through January 31, 2012. 4. Bidding Procedure: Bidding on an item may be done in one of five ways: 1. Bidding by telephone, 2. Internet Bidding, 3. Submitting bids by Fax, 4. Bids submitted by email (valid only if bid is confirmed by Norman C. Heckler & Company), 5. Bidding by Mail. Your bid, written, oral or electronic, grants Norman C. Heckler & Company the authority to protect you up to the amount of your stated bid. Your bid will not be removed once executed. You may telephone us at any time (weekdays 9 A.M. - 5 P.M ) 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. MINIMUM BID IS ONE-HALF THE LOW ESTIMATE Increments are as follows: Up to $250.00........................increments of $10.00 $1000.00 - $2500.00...............increments of $100.00 $250.00 - $500.00..................increments of $25.00 $2500.00 - $5000.00...............increments of $250.00 $500.00 - $1000.00.................increments of $50.00 $5000.00 - $10000.00.............increments of $500.00 $10,000 & Up..................increments of $1000.00 An example - You bid $900.00 on a lot which is the highest bid received to date. The second highest bid is $550.00. The current high bidding level would be yours at $600.00. Any other bids submitted by others below $900.00 will be automatically topped by a representative of Norman C. Heckler & Company, bidding on your behalf. Norman C. Heckler & Company will not disclose bids pledged by others; only the current bidding level of a lot will be stated upon request. The highest bidder shall prevail. It is the sole right of the auctioneer to settle any dispute between bidders and to regulate the bidding procedure. The auctioneer reserves the right to refuse any bid believed not to have been made in good faith. Each lot in the sale has an estimate based on current value as an intended guide to bidding. Bids may be made daily, until closing dates (Session II - October 19, 2011 and Session III - February 1, 2012), from 9 A.M. - 5 P.M. Eastern Time. Incoming bids will be accepted on the closing day (Session II - October 19, 2011 and Session III - February 1, 2012) until 10 P.M. Eastern time. If bidding by mail we urge you to send your mail bids as early as possible. We are pleased to receive bids by telephone so that we can answer any questions and assist you in your bidding. 5. Return Call or “Call Back” Process: If requested, the three top bidders of an item at the time of closing will be given a “Call Back” over the next number of days in order to resolve the final sale of an item. 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No “Call Backs” will be executed for bids under $1,000.00 for this auction. In the event of tie bids, the earliest received bid will be the winning bid. Norman C. Heckler & Company reserves the right to discontinue “Call Backs” (3) three days after the closing date of the sale. 6. Successful Bidders: Successful bidders will be notified by mail. A 17% buyer’s premium will be added to the hammer price to be paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. Payment is due immediately upon receipt of notification of purchase. No exceptions. If you are a Connecticut resident, a 6.35% sales tax will be added to your bill, unless you provide Norman C. Heckler & Company with a tax exemption permit. Sales tax is also applicable to out of state buyers who pick up their purchases at our location unless you have a tax exempt number from Connecticut or your state on file with us. Purchases will be shipped only after full payment has been received. 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Tom McCandless 1924-2010

My Father’s New Hobby Our father’s new hobby began to get our attention when, after a long day at work, he started disappearing into the basement in the evenings to scrub dirty old bottles. As three active boys we noticed even more when some of the cleaned up bottles started to appear upstairs and, for the first time, we had to exercise some restraint and try not to bash into these odd new decorations. As his new interest grew, we sometimes tagged along on Sunday mornings to explore river banks or, following the tips of old timers from town, look for long abandoned dumps and farm houses in the woods. Neither No Trespassing signs, nor clouds of knats could deter him. It was like treasure hunting but the treasures were grimy old bottles that looked worthless and hopeless until their trip to the basement where Pop worked his magic. Our ping pong table was converted into his shipping department as it turned out there were nutty people all over the country who would actually pay good money for old bottles, who knew? The digging expeditions soon evolved into weekend trips to places we had never heard of, Shupp’s Grove, Rancocas Woods and too many flea markets to name. He and David, the last of us left at home, would get up at ungodly hours to head off into the dark for the chance to parlay a few “pretty good bottles” into something really special, a keeper. After a few years there were quite a few “keepers”. In spite of the fact that we boys had moved out, our house continued to expand to accommodate Pop’s growing collection and the bottle room appeared. With a keen eye and constant study, he created a collection that attracted visitors from far and wide and we realized our house had become a sort of museum. Little visitors soon learned to ask, “Is this an antique?” and were directed towards the, “not so old” toys that were available for those occasions. Pop’s enthusiasm was contagious as we witnessed how he lit up when visitors expressed an interest his collections. This was never more evident than after he broke his hip and was heavily sedated for pain. He would go for hours without opening his eyes despite being surrounded by family. But when his buddies from the Lambertville Market showed up, he perked up and bantered on and on about recent finds the latest news from the market. Over the years we have met many of his fellow collectors who were so much more than mere colleagues. Our mother and father were privileged to enjoy so many years of travel and camaraderie with such a wonderful group of friends. We will miss them and all of you and the magical world that they created in our old home. Jeff McCandless

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With me, the only time Tom McCandless came in second place was when I thought of my own Dad. I met Tom about 30 years ago when I first moved in to Hopewell Valley.  I was always so proud to call Tom and Marion my friends.  I knew right from the start that these were folks you just wanted to be around. Tom was so well rounded that you could always learn something new with every conversation.  Flasks, Christmas lights, target balls, fruit jars, bitters, glass of any category, mushrooms (mycology), antique toys, Hopewell Valley History, and travel local and worldwide were just a few of his passions.  Truly though, Tom’s number one passion was living life.  Family and friends, people in general, and a zest for life were the things that made Tom tick!  Fiercely independent and always interested in learning, Tom always had something going on.  We’d go to bottle shows together, he in his 80’s and me in my 50’s and Tom would insist on driving!  The only argument we ever had was when we went to the Elks for dinner on Friday nights and he would always try to pay the bill before me.  (Once he knew that it really bothered me, he gave in and split the bill with me!) Tom taught me so many things.  When his wife Marion passed away (she was another of this worlds truly wonderful individuals), Tom taught us all composure, grace and strength.  When Tom would sell a toy or a good bottle and send the proceeds to his grandchildren for their education, he taught us the real value of love for family.  If someone told an off color joke or started speaking badly about someone, Tom would quietly leave the room, teaching us character.  Tom told me once to always sit up front at an auction--he always wanted to bid his way without a care of who was bidding against him, thereby teaching us the lesson of fair play.  I’d call Tom and say “there’s a paper show in Allentown tomorrow”.  He’d say “I’ll scoop you up at 8 am, be ready!” teaching me the lesson of being enthusiastic.  Most of all, I’d call Tom or we’d go to deliver Meals on Wheels together and we’d talk for hours about everything and anything, and so, the lesson of being a friend, a real friend.  Tom was more knowledgeable than anyone really knew about glass and just about everything, and was always willing to help you learn as well. Tom Brokaw wrote of the greatest generation in his book.  Tom was a WW II vet (you should have heard those stories!) and gave me the book to read which I did.  In my heart, Tom McCandless will always be the finest of the great generation. Bob Strickhart

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Building on the foundation laid by many of the great first and second generation scholars and collectors, Thomas McCandless showed an unparalleled dedication and zeal for the bottle and glass hobby. Tom, with the aid of his wife Marion, assembled the landmark collection of bottles and flasks in the pages that follow. This catalog represents a single owner collection amassed over more than forty years, a rarity in today’s bottle auction era. Every item in these McCandless catalogs came directly from his shelves in Hopewell, New Jersey. Tom loved the diversity on those shelves - all the glass categories and beyond. Flasks, bitters, whiskeys, medicines, milks, sodas, fruit jars, pickles - all had a place in Tom’s collection as he had an eye for all kinds of glass. The variety of this collection speaks to the true breadth of Tom’s interests, knowledge, insatiable curiosity, and love of the hobby. Over the months that we have cataloged and pictured his collection, we have marveled at Tom’s method of collecting. The quality and the breathtaking range of beautiful colors that exist in this collection are immediately obvious. After just a few hours with the entire collection, it occurred to me that Tom was one of the first collectors to focus on color diversity. Although accepted by collectors today as perhaps the most important characteristic of an important glass collection, Tom keenly focused his efforts on this criterion long before many in the hobby began to do likewise. We thoroughly enjoyed reading through Tom’s handwritten notes and the abundant documentation that accompanies the collection. His unique and detailed records provided us a bird’s eye view of over four decades of effort as he amassed these items. The correspondence, notes, and photographs that we’ve included in the catalogs provide an intriguing perspective into how the collection took shape, and it’s through these everyday glimpses of Tom’s journey that a chronicle of what many consider to be the golden age of bottle collecting emerges. As you peruse the catalogs and the additional information on our website, please note that the sources from which Tom purchased his items are as diverse as the items themselves. His notes detail a wide array of acquisition methods including: auctions, shows, friends, collectors, antique dealers, mail order, antique shops, and more. The Golden Nugget, Jim Whetzel’s Bottle Shop, Sam Laidacker and Burt Spiller mail order lists, Dave Goad “The Traveling Bottle Man”, a purchase from Arthur Barrus or Charles Vuono, The Chicago Expo, an antique show while on vacation with his family – all were avenues to find items that ultimately landed in his collection. Tom’s notes, receipts, and transaction records are brimming with these names and many others, near and far places, and information that form a rich mosaic of people tied to this great hobby. We feel privileged to present the bottle and flask collection of Thomas McCandless at auction in these catalogs on behalf of the McCandless family and would like to thank the McCandless family and many in the bottle community that provided all manner of information, support, and material that has made this catalog so much more than just a presentation of bottles at auction, but rather a celebration of a vibrant hobby icon. Great rarities in flasks and bottles abound in the McCandless Collection. Several items in this collection are so exceptional in either color or mold that few will come to the market again in our lifetime. Tom certainly had favorites, as did Marion. It’s our hope that now new collectors will not only find their favorites, but also enjoy and perpetuate all of the camaraderie, passion, and commitment that will forever be connected with this collector and his collection. It would make Tom happy!

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“Tom was what a real friend should be and will be fondly remembered by all”.

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Session II - Lots 1 - 123 Auction Close: October 19, 2011 at 10 PM Eastern Bidding Begins: October 5, 2011 at 9 AM Eastern

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1. Pattern Molded Flask, 15 diamond pattern, America. Flattened bulbous form, ruby red, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 1/2 inches, greatest wdth. 3 7/8 inches. Similar pattern and form to MW color plate II #2 Beautiful condition, rare and unusual color. A note from Tom on the base says “Marion’s favorite, she wouldn’t handle it, but when we had visitors she would always say ‘show them the red one’ “. Ex Mrs. Samuel Riddle collection. Exhibited at the Philadelphia Art Museum. Ex Sam Laidacker (see page 7). Sold at Freemans’ Auction. $5000-10000

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2. “Genl Taylor” And Bust - “Fells Point / Balto” And Monument Portrait Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 18301850. Puce with a gray overtone, inward rolled mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint. GI-73 Fine condition, extremely rare color, beautiful. Ex Edmund & Jayne Blaske collection. Note on the bottom by Tom indicating “one of my favorites”. $10000-20000

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3. Solder And “Balt, MD” - Dancer Fanny Eissler And “Chapman” Pictorial Flask, Chapman’s Maryland Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Yellowish olive, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (some high point wear on the dancer side). GXIII-12 Beautiful and rare color. Fine condition. $1500-3000 4. Eagle - “Drafted” In Pennant With Full Figure Of Draftee Historical Flask, possibly Zanesville Glass Works, Zanesville, Ohio, 1860-1865. Aquamarine, applied collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (3/4 inch flat chip on top of mouth). GII-140a Brilliant glass, strong embossing. Extremely rare. Ex Richard Watson collection. $1200-1400 4

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5. “Morning (Star) Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Triangular, light golden amber, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 12 inches; (some wear on the lower portion of the sloping collar). R/H #M 135 $250-500 6. “Traveler’s / (Eight Pointed Star) / Companion” - “Ravenna / (Eight Pointed Star)/Glass Co.” Lettered Flask, Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, 1845-1860. Yellow with an olive tone, applied round collared mouth - iron pontil mark, pint; (3/8 inch interior shoulder bruise does not come to the surface). GXIV-3 Beautiful color, strongly embossed. $500-1000

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7. “Baltimore” And Monument - “Corn For The World” And Ear Of Corn With Husk Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint; (lettering is somewhat weakened above the corn). GVI-6 A splotch of glass is added, in a manufacturer’s flaw, along the medial rib to the left of the monument. Fine condition, bright example. $250-500 8. Washington Bust And “Albany Glass Works / Albany / NY” - Sailing Vessel Portrait Flask, Albany Glass Works, Albany, New York, 1848-1850. Golden amber, applied double collared mouth - iron pontil mark, pint; (1/2 inch neck crack starting at a crudely formed mouth). GI-28 Strong embossing, good color. $750-1500 7

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9. “Lafayette” And Bust - “De Witt Clinton” And Bust Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Light olive yellow, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some minor exterior high point wear). GI-80 Good embossing, bright clear color. A fine example. $ 1000-2000 10. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, possibly Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Bright clear green, sheared mouth pontil scar, half pint; (shallow 1/8 inch flat flake on the top of the mouth). GIII-7 Beautiful color, strong embossing. $250-500

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11. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Puce, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (some exterior high point wear on each of the busts). GI-37 Exceptional color, fine condition. Ex Edmund and Jayne Blaske collection. $5000-10000

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12. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Sapphire blue, applied heavy sloping collared mouth - smooth base, quart. GI-54 Beautiful color, great condition. Ex Scholl collection. $4000-8000

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13. Washington - Eagle Portrait Flask, possibly Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1830-1850. Amethystine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (some minor mouth roughness). GI-26 Good bold embossing, beautiful light color. Ex Sam Taylor collection. $750-1500 14. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Cobalt blue, sheared mouth tubular pontil scar, pint; (manufacturer’s mouth roughness, large unusually crude bubble and bubble burst on the shoulder to the left of the Washington bust). GI-44 Beautiful color, fine condition. Ex Bud Burdick. $4000-8000 13

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15. “Greeley’s Bourbon / Bitters.” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, yellowish olive green, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches; (pinhead sized flake from the side of the square collared mouth). R/H #G101 Beautiful color, fine condition. Ex Eugene Heisey collection. $2000-4000 16. “Baltimore” And Monument - “Corn For The World” And Ear Of Corn With Husk Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Peachy puce, applied collared mouth with ring smooth base, quart; (some light exterior high point wear). GVI-4 Beautiful color, fine condition, particularly strong embossing. Ex Lipincott collection. $5000-10000 16

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17. “Bininger’s Regulator / 19 Broad St. New York.” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 1840-1860. In the form of a clock, light yellow amber, applied double collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 inches. H #95 Fine condition, good light color. Ex Warren Haynes collection. $400-800 18. “A.M. Bininger & Co / New York” Whiskey Type Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, yellow olive, applied sloping collared mouth - crude smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches. Similar to H #2447 Beautiful color, crude early bottle. $100-200

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19. Eagle - “Coffin & Hay. / Hammonton” And Flag Historical Flask, Coffin and Hay Manufacturers, Hammonton, New Jersey, 1840-1860. Deep blue green, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, quart; (a 1 1/4 inch diagonal neck crack on the eagle side, iridescent bruise at the top of the mouth at the beginning of the crack). GII-48 Beautiful color, strong embossing, a great bottle. $750-1500 20. Fancy Scroll Flask, probably Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Elaborate corseted form with acanthus leaves and fancy scroll work, light blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart. GIX-46 Handsome, big, fancy bottle. Ex Edmund DeHaven collection. $1000-2000 19

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21. Sheaf Of Wheat - Five Pointed Star Pictorial Flask, possibly Bulltown Glass Works, Bulltown, New Jersey, 1845-1860. Bright yellow green with deeper profuse olive green striations, applied double collared mouth - iron pontil mark, quart. GXIII-38 Fine condition, unlisted and beautiful color. Ex Robert Pattridge collection #281. $4000-8000

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22. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Light to medium gray blue with deeper profuse blue horizontal striations, sheared mouth pontil scar, quart. GI-43 Exceptional example, strong embossing, unlisted and beautiful color. Ex George Austin collection. $10000-20000

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23. “A.M. Bininger & Co. 338 Broadway, N.Y. / Old Kentucky / 1849 / Reserve / Bourbon” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 1840-1860. Barrel form, golden amber, applied square collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/2 inches. H #439 Fine condition. $200-400 24. “Lowell / Railroad” And Horse and Cart - Eagle Historical Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830-1848. Yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GV-10 Good embossing, beautiful color. $250-500

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25. Target Ball, shooter, possibly America, 1880-1900. Diamond pattern interrupted by two medallions with embossed shooter, medium striated amethyst, sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Fine condition, unusual and beautiful color. $300-600 26. “For Pike’s Peak” And Prospector - Eagle Historical Flask, probably Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Yellow olive, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, quart; (some minor short scratches below the word “For”). GXI-24 Fine condition, unlisted and extremely rare color. Ex Lipincott collection. $1500-3000

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27. Eagle - “New London / (Anchor) / Glass Works” Historical Flask, New London Glass Works, New London, Connecticut, 1856-1860. Bright bluish green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (mouth roughness with 1/8 inch flat flake from the side of the mouth). GII-67 Beautiful color, generally fine condition. Ex Lipincott collection. $1000-2000 28. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Midnight blue, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint. GIX-10 Beautiful dense cobalt blue, strong embossing, great condition. Ex Krassner collection. $5000-10000

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29. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the left, 32 ribs, Midwest America, 1815-1830. Yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint plus, ht. 7 inches; (some very minor high point wear at the shoulder and the base). Beautiful color, fine condition. $400-800 30. “Wheat. Price & Co Wheeling Va.” And Short Haired Bust “Fairview / Works” and Factory Portrait Flask, Wheat Price and Company Manufacturers, Wheeling, West Virginia (Virginia), 1820-1840. Light blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-115 Fine condition, strong embossing, beautiful color. Ex Edmund and Jayne Blaske collection. $7500-15000 29

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31. “Union” And Clasped Hands - Eagle Historical Flask, Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Citron, unusually long applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint. GXII-24 Beautiful color, fine condition. $1000-2000 32. “Rohrer’s Expectoral / Wild / Cherry / Tonic / Lancaster Pa” Figural Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Pyramid form with roped corners, yellow amber, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 10 1/2 inches. Similar to H #629 Great condition, beautiful color. $250-500

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33. Scroll Flask With Anchor, probably John Robinson & Son Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1830-1850. Cornflower blue, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, half pint. GIX-41 Fine condition, beautiful color. Ex Nevil collection, ex Charles B. Gardner collection. $1200-2400 34. Battle Monument - “A / Little / More / Grape / Capt Brag” Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Peach puce, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, half pint; (slightly weakened lettering). GVI-1 Cute little bottle, beautiful color, fine condition. Purchased from Ruby Sturgis. $3000-6000 33

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35. Lot Of Three Barber Bottles, possibly America, 1880-1920. Bulbous with long necks and stars and stripes design, one red, one white and one blue example, tooled round collared mouths - ground pontil marks, ht. 7 inches. Similar to RH page 76 and page 114 right Good condition, beautiful colors, very patriotic. $250-500 36. “Liberty” / Sheaf Of Wheat - Five Pointed Star Historical Flask, probably Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GX-11 Fine condition. Ex George Austin collection. $500-1000

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37. Two Men Talking - Grotesque Head Pictorial Flask, probably Denmark, 1840-1860. Cobalt blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (1/8 inch flake from the base). GX-12 This example, unlike others we have seen, has acid etched or engraved lettering above and below figures and the date “1866”. Beautiful color. $300-600 38. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Yellow, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint. GI-44 What a great color, strong embossing. An exceptional bottle. Ex Scholl collection. $1500-3000 37

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39. Bust Of Columbia - Eagle And “B & W” Portrait Flask, America, 1825-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint; (some dullness on the shoulder above the eagle). GI-121 Good deep aquamarine. $300-600 40. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Golden yellow with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, quart; (an elongated bubble on the Taylor side has a shallow burst portion, some exterior high point wear on both busts). GI-54 Rare color. $1200-2400

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42. Early Half Size Wine Bottle, England, 1700-1740. Cylindrical sloping slightly from shoulder with long neck, yellow olive, sheared mouth with string rim - pontil scar, ht. 6 inches, base dia. 3 7/8 inches; (an unearthed bottle, 1/4 inch chip from the side of the mouth above the string rim, some light exterior stain). Similar to McK plate 221 #5 Partial sticker on the side indicates, what Tom mentions in his notes, that this bottle was “Dug on Winchester Street in London”. $300-600

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43. Double Eagle Historical Flask, probably Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1840-1860. Bright medium bluish green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (slightly weakened embossing near the shoulder). GII-26 Beautiful color, fine condition. $1500-3000 44. “Caspers Whiskey / Made By Honest / North / Carolina People” Fancy Whiskey Bottle, America, 1870-1890. Cylindrical with fancy shoulder flutes, cobalt blue, tooled sloping collared mouth with ring smooth base, ht. 11 3/4 inches. Fine condition, this example has never been in the ground. Beautiful color. $300-600 44

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45. “Success To The Railroad” And Locomotive Historical Flask, Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1830-1850. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (somewhat weakened embossing). GV-1 Brilliant glass, pebbled appearance, generally fine condition. $300-600 46. Sunburst Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1830. Medium bright green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GVIII-2 Fine condition, good color, a fine example. $300-600

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47. Eagle - Eagle With Snake In Beak Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Colorless with a vaseline tint, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some very minor inside stain spots, 1/4 inch flat flake at the base). GII-9 Fine example, strongly embossed, one of the most popular of the historical flasks, nicknamed the “Snake of Corruption”. Ex Swank collection auction. $4000-8000

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48. “Isabella / (Anchor) Glass Works” - Factory Historical Flask, Isabella Glass Works, New Brooklyn, New Jersey, 1840-1860. Blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (some light exterior high point wear, 3/8 inch shallow chip from the base that barely shows to the edge). GXIII-57 Rare flask, displays exceptionally well, extremely rare color. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection #164. $5000-10000

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49. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1845-1860. Yellow olive, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint. GIII-17 Fine condition, strong embossing, exceptional color. Ex David Goad. $1500-3000 50. Target Ball, “Bogardus Glass Ball Patented April. 10 1877.”, America, 1877-1900. Diamond pattern above and below embossed center band, light golden yellow, sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Beautiful and unusual color, fine condition. $250-500

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51. Jenny Lind Bust And Lyre Scroll Type Portrait Flask, probably McCarty And Torreyson Manufacturers, Wellsburg, West Virginia, 18451860. Deep aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-108 Fine condition, good deep aquamarine color. $600-1200 52. Figural Bitters Type Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, sapphire blue, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches; (two shallow bubble bursts on barrel rings, 1/2 inch epoxy repair of a chip on the mouth). Beautiful color. Ex Rudy Edling collection. $350-700

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53. “Baltimore” And Monument - “Corn For The World” And Ear Of Corn With Husk Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Cornflower blue, applied square collared mouth smooth base, quart; (potstone with three 1/8 inch radiations to the right of the monument). GVI-4 Beautiful light color, strong embossing. Ex Dennis Traverso collection. $1000-2000

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54. Pottery Bennington Coachman Bottle, Bennington Pottery, Bennington, Vermont, circa. 1849. In a form of a coachman with heavy coat holding a mug at his chest, tan and light brown glazes, ht. 9 7/8 inches. Similar to Barret color plate G, bottom row, center Great condition with no repairs, even the feet, which are most vulnerable. The base is marked “J. Lyman Fenton & Co. Fenton’s Enamel/Patented /1849/Bennington. Vt.”. $500-1000

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55. “Kossuth” And Bust - Tree In Leaf Portrait Calabash Flask, America, 1845-1860. Yellow with a slight olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - huge tubular pontil scar, quart. GI-113 Good color. $600-1200 56. “A. M. Bininger & Co / No. 19 Broad St. / New York” Handled Whiskey Jug, America, 1860-1870. Cylindrical with a short handle at the shoulder, light golden amber, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 1/2 inches; (some minor interior haze). H #184 Strongly embossed, lighter color than usual. $250-500

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57. “S (Star) C / Brown’s / Herb Bitters / Philada.” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Triangular with beveled corners, bright light to medium lime green, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches. R/H #B230 Strong embossing, beautiful light color, extremely rare, finest possible example. Acquired from the Golden Nugget. $10000-20000

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58. “Original / Pocahontas / Bitters / Y. Ferguson” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, aquamarine, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches. R/H #086 Great condition, strong embossing, beautiful and rare. Ex Dennis Traverso collection. $4000-8000

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59. “Old / Homestead / Wild Cherry / Bitters” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Tall building form with clapboards, square with beveled corners and four sided roof panels, light golden yellow, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/2 inches; (shallow 3/4 inch bubble burst on the plain panel). R/H #037 Beautiful color, fine condition, strongly embossed. Ex Don Keating collection. $1000-2000

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60. Columbia - Eagle Portrait Flask, probably Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1825-1840. Cobalt blue, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (epoxy repair of the right shoulder on the Columbia side). GI-119 Beautiful color, extremely rare. Ex George Austin collection. $1500-3000 61. “S.T. / Drake’s / 1860 / Plantation / X / Bitters” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Tall log cabin form, four log, yellow with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10 1/8 inches. R/H #D110 Beautiful color, fine condition, two partial labels. $300-600

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62. Double Eagle Historical Flask, probably Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1840-1860. Citron, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint. GII-24 Beautiful and rare color, strong embossing, fine example. Ex Hal Wagner collection. $2500-5000 63. Eagle -Cornucopia Historical Flask, probably Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1850. Yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint plus; (1 inch hairline crack near the medial rib to the right of the eagle). GII-75 Bold embossing. Big, gutsy, beautiful bottle. Ex George Austin collection. $1000-2000 62

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64. Sunburst Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 18151830. Light yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GVIII-3 Fine condition, a good example. $800-1200 65. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Bright blue green, sheared mouth tubular pontil scar, pint. GI-40c Beautiful condition, strong embossing, great color. An exceptional example. $750-1500

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66. “Wm. Zoeller / Pittsburgh. PA. / Black Gin / For The Kidneys” Medicine Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Square with beveled corners, copper amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches. Fine example. Rare. $200-400 67. 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 Brilliant glass, strongly embossed. Handsome, early little bottle. Very rare. Ex Mattatuck Museum auction. $2000-4000

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68. “Flora Temple” / (Full Figure Of A Horse) / “Harness Trot 2.19 3/4” Reverse Plain Pictorial Flask, possibly Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1860-1870. Bluish green, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint. GXIII-23 Fine condition. Strong pretty color. Ex Pardoe collection. $500-1000

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69. Black Glass Handled Wine Bottle, England, 1680-1730. Squat, cylindrical wine with heavy applied solid handle, deep yellow olive, sheared mouth with string rim - pontil scar, ht. 4 3/4 inches, greatest dia. 5 1/4 inches; (severely cracked with a wonderful stapled repair). Form similar to MW plate 52 #4 and #6 An exceptional piece of black glass. Somebody must have loved it very much, a great deal of work has gone into the repair of this great early wine bottle. Ex Rowland collection. $1000-2000

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70. Washington Bust - “Albany Glass Works / NY” Portrait Flask, Albany Glass Works, Albany, New York, 1848-1850. Pale green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GI-30 Fine condition. Pretty, attractive light color. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection. $1000-2000 71. Dragoon - Hound Pictorial Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Yellow with an olive green tone, applied double collared mouth - pontil scar, quart. GXIII-16 Beautiful color. Ex George McConnell collection. $1000-2000 70

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72. Early Blown Bride’s Bottle, probably Germany, circa 1727. Generally rectangular with concave corners, golden amber with multicolored enameled birds, plants and flowers; also an enameled inscription that Tom has translated to read “You love me / as I love you / I don’t ask for more than that / 1727”, sheared mouth with pewter collar - pontil scar, ht. 7 1/8 inches, wdth. 3 1/8 inches, dpth. 2 1/8 inches; (pewter cap missing). Tom’s notes indicate that this is “Marion’s favorite”. Fine condition with beautiful color and near perfect enamel decorations. Ex Lipincott collection. $1500-3000

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73. “Louis Kossuth.” And Bust - “U.S. Steam Frigate / Mississippi / S. Huffsey” And Frigate Portrait Flask, possibly Isabella Glass Works, New Brooklyn, New Jersey, 1845-1860. Brilliant medium bluish green, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, quart. GI-112 Beautiful color, strongly embossed, fine example. Ex Lipincott collection. $1000-2000

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74. “Jacob Pinkerton / Wahoo / & / Calisaya / Bitters” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1870. Modified cabin form, square with column corners and four sided roof panels, golden amber, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8 inches. R/H #W3 Good color, fine condition and strong embossing. Ex Sam Laidacker. $500-1000

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75. “For Pike’s Peak” And Prospector - Hunter Shooting Deer Historical Flask, possibly Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, 1860-1870. Bright grass green, applied collared mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (1/4 inch bruise at the base, a 1/4 inch flake at the base, some exterior stain has been coated, there is a 1/2 inch vertical crack behind the prospector). GXI-50 Would respond to a professional cleaning. Beautiful and unlisted color. Ex Lipincott collection. $400-800

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76. Lot Of Three Colored Pressed Glass Cup Plates, blue example has bust and “Henry Clay”, green example has detailed pattern, amber example has simple patterns, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1830-1850. Blue, green and amber, dia. 3 1/2 inches, 3 1/8 inches and 3 3/16 inches; (some very minor chipping to some of the serrated edge on the green example). Fine examples, good colors. Colored cup plates are fine early American tableware. $250-500 76

77. “Old Sachem / Bitters / And / Wigwam Tonic” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium copper topaz with puce overtones, applied square collared mouth smooth base, ht. 9 inches; (pinhead sized flake from the side of the mouth). R/H #O46 Beautiful color, strong embossing. Ex Steve Gardner collection. $1500-3000

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78. “Jenny Lind” And Bust - “Glass Work’s / S. Huffsey” And Factory Portrait Calabash Flask, probably Isabella Glass Works, New Brooklyn, New Jersey, 1845-1860. Yellow with an olive cast, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, quart. GI-99 Fine condition, gorgeous color. $2000-4000

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79. Double Eagle Historical Flask, two eagle medallions set on a vertically ribbed flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1840-1860. Light bright aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (some minor exterior high point wear on the eagle’s breast). GII-30 Good embossing, fine condition, listed as very rare. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection. $300-600

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80. “Lafayette” And Bust - Liberty Cap And Pole Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GI-86 Fine example with almost no exterior high point wear. Strong embossing, beautiful color with lots of tiny bubbles. Ex Pardoe collection. $800-1600 81. Double Eagle Historical Flask, probably Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1840-1860. Brilliant sapphire blue, sheared mouthtubular pontil scar, pint; (a small area of mouth roughness on the top of the mouth). GII-24 Beautiful color, strong embossing, exceptional example. Ex Charles Vuono collection. $4000-8000 81

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82. Fancy Cologne Bottle, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1840-1860. Rectangular with fancy scroll designs and a full figured lion in a rectangular panel, fiery opalescent, tooled flared collared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 inches, wdth. 2 3/4 inches. Similar to MW plate 111 #5. Beautiful. Rare. Purchased from Hector Bertoia. $350-700 83. Dancing Sailor - Banjo Player Pictorial Flask, probably Chapman’s Maryland Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Golden apricot, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint. GXIII-8 Great condition, strong embossing, different and beautiful color. $600-1200 82

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84. Large Pickle Jar, America, 1860-1870. Square with beveled corners and fancy cathedral arches on all four sides, medium yellow green, tooled rolled collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 13 1/4 inches. Similar to MW plate 73 #5 except considerably more fancy Great condition, beautiful color. $2000-4000

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85. “R & G. A. Wright / Philada� Miniature Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of a cannon barrel, plum amethyst, tooled mouth - smooth base, ht. 6 7/8 inches. Great condition. Only one other known example, that being the blue barrel in the Dr. Charles Aprill collection. Ex Gordon Bass collection auction, 1971. $10000-20000

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86. Bust Of Columbia And “Kensington” - Eagle And “Union Co” Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1825-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint. GI-117 Fine condition. Purchased from Mrs. Barlow in New Hope, Pennsylvania. $800-1600 87. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Yellow with a light olive tone, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, half pint. GIX-31 Rare, unlisted color. Beautiful. Ex Fred Salisbury collection. $1500-3000

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88. Pattern Molded Flask, pattern of depressed circles and sand dollar like forms, probably Tyrolean, 1800-1840. Dense purple, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 1/4 inches, greatest wdth. 5 1/8 inches. Beautiful deep color. Ex Dennis Traverso collection. $250-500 89. Bust Of Benjamin Franklin - Bust Of Benjamin Franklin Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1830-1850. Bright yellow green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (some minor exterior high point wear on the cheek and nose of Franklin, 1 inch body fissure). GI-97 Rare and beautiful color. $2500-5000 89

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90. Sunburst Flask, probably Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1820-1830. Root beer amber with a puce tone, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint. GVIII-24 Beautiful color, fine condition. Ex Lipincott collection. $1200-2400 91. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1840-1860. Blue green, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GIII-17 Great color, fine condition. Ex Vieve and Bonnie Yarbrough collection. $400-800 91

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92. “J. Mason.” Sealed Wine Bottle, probably England, 1795-1810. Magnum sized cylinder, deep yellow olive, sheared mouth with string rim - pontil scar, ht. 11 1/2 inches, base dia. 5 1/2 inches. Thought to have been made for Jonathan Mason, United States Senator of Boston during the period of 1800 to 1803. Rare, different form than other Mason bottles we have seen. Great condition, an historic bottle. $1500-3000 93. “Potter & Bodine / Philadelphia” Fruit Jar, Potter and Bodine Manufacturers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1870-1890. Cylindrical, aquamarine, ground mouth with unmarked tin lid - smooth base, quart. L #2381 $200-400 92

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94. Masonic Arch and Emblems - Eagle Historical Flask, probably Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 18201830. Light bluish green with wide profuse amethyst striations, heavy tooled round collared mouth - pontil scar, pint. Probably GIV-8 Beautiful bottle, great color, fine condition. A big heavy “2 pounder”. Ex Sam Laidacker. $5000-10000

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95. “General Washington” And Bust - “E Pluribus Unum” And Eagle / “T.W.D” Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1820-1830. Bright medium bluish green, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint. GI-14 Beautiful color, good embossing, fine example of a colored “fire cracker”. Tom noted that “this was the first of many good bottles purchased from Sam Laidacker”. $5000-10000

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96. “Benjamin Franklin” And Bust - “T.W. Dyott, M.D.” And Bust Portrait Flask, Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1830-1850. Light bluish green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some exterior high point wear on the cheeks of the two busts). GI-94 Stronger color than most, good embossing and lots of it. Ex Pardoe collection. $400-800 97. “National / Bitters” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of an ear of corn, olive yellow, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 12 1/4 inches. R/H #N8 Beautiful and rare color, fine condition. $2000-4000

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98. Washington - Reverse Plain Portrait Flask, Lockport Glass Works, Lockport, New York, 1840-1860. Deep emerald green, applied mouth with ring - pontil scar, pint; (some wear around the ring of the applied mouth, 3 inch crack on plain panel. Crack is not obvious). GI-48 Exceptional color. $750-1500 99. Sunburst Flask, possibly Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1820-1830. Citron, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (potstone has 1/8 inch fissure). GVIII-27 Beautiful color, generally fine condition. $300-600

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100. Pair of Barber Bottles, probably America, 1880-1920. Bulbous with long necks and Mary Gregory type boy and girl playing tennis enameled decoration, cobalt blue with white enamel, tooled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 8 inches. Similar to the matched set RH page 17 Beautiful color, well executed enamel decorations. $300-600 101. Summer Tree - Summer Tree Pictorial Flask, probably Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Light bluish green, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - pontil scar, quart. GX-18 Good strong embossing, fine color, fine condition. Ex Mattatuck Museum. $400-800 100

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102. Target Ball, “WW Greener St Marys Works Birmm & 68 Haymarket, London”, England, 1880-1900. Diamond pattern above and below embossed center band, pale to medium amethyst, sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches. Beautiful color, fine condition. $250-500 103. “Good Game” And Stag - Willow Tree Pictorial Flask, probably Coffin and Hay Manufacturers, Hammonton, New Jersey, 1830-1850. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GX-2 Fine example with brilliant glass and strong embossing. An exceptional example. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection. $300-600 102

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104. Pattern Molded Flask, 18 diamond pattern, probably America, 18001830. Citron shading to amber throughout the shoulders and deeper to the neck, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 6 1/4 inches, greatest wdth. 5 inches; (some exterior high point wear). Ex William Pollard collection, ex Fred Salisbury collection. $600-1200 105. Target Ball, shooter, possibly America, 1880-1900. Diamond pattern interrupted by two medallions with embossed shooter, deep grass green, sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8 inches; (somewhat weakened impression, a very crude ball). Beautiful and rare color, fine condition. $300-600

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106. Large Scroll Flask, probably Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Deep aquamarine, sheared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 11 3/8 inches, 2 1/2 quarts. GIX-29 Rare and in great condition. $500-1000 107. “Old Sachem / Bitters / And / Wigwam Tonic” Figural Bitters Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium amethyst, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 inches. R/H #O46 Great condition, rare and beautiful color. Ex Steve Gardner collection. $2000-4000

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108. “Jenny Lind” And Bust - Factory Portrait Calabash Flask, probably Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, 1845-1860. Brilliant medium teal blue, applied heavy round collared mouth - red iron pontil mark, quart. GI-104 Beautiful color, fine condition. Ex Harry Fry collection. $2500-5000 109. “M’Carty & Torreyson / (Star) / Manufacturers / Wellsburg, VA.”Large Sunburst With Concentric Rings At The Center Scroll Type Flask, McCarty And Torreyson Manufacturers, Wellsburg, West Virginia, 1845-1860. Light bluish green, sheared mouth - iron pontil mark, pint. GIX-48 Bright clean example with strong embossing. $1200-2400

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110. “Griffith Hyatt & Co. / Baltimore” Handled Whiskey Jug, probably a Baltimore glasshouse, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Bulbous with two flattened panels, one of which has a partial floral and leaf paper label, small solid handle at the shoulder, olive amber, applied square collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, ht. 6 3/4 inches; (small shallow bubble burst on the shoulder). Similar to H#493 Good color, strong embossing, fine condition. $350-700

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111. “Baltimore” / (Anchor) / Glass Works” - Phoenix Rising From “Resurgam” Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Citron, applied short sloping collared mouth smooth base, pint. GXIII-53 Beautiful color, good embossing, unlisted color. Ex George Austin collection. $1000-2000

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112. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Brilliant medium green, sheared mouth - unusual open and iron pontil scar, pint; (3/8 inch inside mouth chip). GI-38 Beautiful color, good condition. $750-1500 113. Pattern Molded Pocket Bottle, 12 diamond pattern, probably Stiegel’s American Flint Glass Manufacturers, 1763-1774. Flattened bulbous form, brilliant medium amethyst, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 5/8 inches, greatest wdth. 3 3/4 inches; (1/8 inch flat flake from the side of the mouth, some light interior haze near the base). Similar to MW plate II #2 Beautiful color. Ex Fred Salisbury collection. $2000-4000 112

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114. “H.P Pharazyn / Phila / Right Secured” Figural Whiskey Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of an Indian maiden warrior, golden amber with yellow arms, shoulders and head with some remaining painted details, inward rolled mouth - smooth base, ht. 12 1/4 inches; (some light interior haze and pebbled appearance). H #1173 Beautiful example, fine condition. Ex Charles Dascenzo. $1200-2400

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115. Bennington Book Bottle, J. Lyman Fenton Company, Bennington, Vermont, 1840-1860. In the form of a large untitled book, brown, tan, cream, green and blue glazes, ht. 11 inches, dpth. 8 inches, wdth. 3 1/4 inches. Similar to Barret plate 411, left Great condition, enormous size, beautiful colors. Ex George McKearin collection, ex Edmund & Jayne Blaske collection #442. Exceptional. $3000-6000

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116. Pot Lid, “H.P. & W.C. Taylor / Perfumers / Philadelphia/(Washington And Soldiers On The River Bank) / Washington Crossing The Delware”, probably America, 1860-1880. White pottery with purple transfer, includes pot, dia. 3 1/2 inches; (base of the pot has a 2 inch shallow chip at the rim). See “American Pot Lids” by Barbara and Sonny Jackson, 1987, #198 Pot lid in fine condition. $400-800 117. Pot Lid, “Worsley’s/Sponaceous/Shaving Compound/(Independence Hall / Philadelphia With Building, Small Trees And People Walking In The Foreground) / Philadelphia.”, probably America, 1860-1880. White pottery with black transfer, pot included, dia. 3 7/8 inches. See “America Pot Lids” by Barbara and Sonny Jackson, 1987, #202 Fine condition with but one small chip on the rim of the pot. $400-800 116

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118. Pot Lid, “Jules Hauel Perfumer / Premium Almond Cream / ( Bust of Franklin) / Philadelphia.”, probably America, 1860-1880. White pottery with black transfer, includes pot with letter transfer, dia. 3 3/8 inches; (small flakes on pot). See “America Pot Lids” by Barbara and Sonny Jackson, 1987, #62 Pot lid in fine condition. $400-800 119. Pot Lid, “Worsley / Wholesale / Perfumer / (Capitol at Washington)/ Philadelphia.”, probably America, 1860-1880. White pottery with black transfer, dia. 3 5/8 inches. See “American Pot Lids” by Barbara and Sonny Jackson, 1987, #203 Superior condition, Capitol Building is shown with the original smaller dome. $500-1000 118

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120. Wood Medicine Advertising Display Cabinet, “Hanford’s / Balsam of Myrrh”, America, 1880-1910. Fancy victorian oak, glass door front cabinet with key, golden brown grained oak wood with gold lettering above and below the glass of the door, ht. 24 inches, wdth. 12 1/2 inches, dpth. 9 inches. Great condition, beautiful example. Includes a boxed bottle of medicine that it is advertising. Yellow box with profuse black lettering. $600-1200 121. Currier and Ives Print, “The Celebrated Trotting Mare Flora Temple, Driven by James D. McMann./ She entered in 95 races, winning 75, received forfiet 4 and 2 drawn. Best time in harness mile heat 2:19 3/4 two mile heats 4:5 1/2, two wagon; mile heats 2:25”. Beautiful curly maple frame with mutlicolor print, professionally framed and matted, ht. 17 1/2 inches, wdth. 21 3/4 inches; (two tears have been repaired directly behind the jockey, one small dark spot in front of the horse near the matting). $300-600 122. Framed Advertising Program Broadside, among other interesting performances, the program states “Program / Of the/ Canastota Fair / September 1883 / Great Musical Concerts / Grand Balloon Ascension / Japanese Day Fireworks. / Glass Ball Match”. Yellow broadside with black lettering and air balloon ascension images, rectangular black frame, ht. 36 inches, wdth. 12 1/2 inches. Great condition. For glass collectors, the important part is the “Glass Ball Match / Between Geo. C. Luther, who has challenged both Dr. Carver and Bogardus” with other interesting achievements of both. $750-1500 123. Framed Medicine Cardboard Advertising Sign, “Use Hall’s / Vegetable Sicilian / Hair Renewer / And Your Thin Gray Locks Will / Thicken Up and Be Restored To Their / Youthful Color and beauty. / (beautiful woman with long black hair handing the medicine to a young gentleman in need) / R.E. Hall & Co., Proprietors, Nashua N.H”, America 1870-1900. Multicolored lithograph in original Victorian frame, ht. 22 1/2 inches, wdth. 16 1/2 inches; (some minor surface paper loss immediately to the left of the word “Use”). Fine condition, beautiful color. Highly colorful, big and attractive advertising piece. $400-800

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124. Hearts and Flowers Scroll Type Flask, Midwest America, 18451860. Pale blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (natural mouth roughness). GIX-51 Deeper color than usual, great condition. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection. Tom notes, “one of Marion’s favorites”. $5000-10000

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125. Washington - “Albany Glass Works / NY” Portrait Flask, Albany Glass Works, Albany, New York, 1848-1850. Light golden yellow with a deeper golden color in the neck and base, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GI-30 This is an exceptional example in every way. The embossing is strong, the color is rare and beautiful. We have never sold a better example. A note on the bottom of the flask from Tom McCandless states “one of my favorites.” Ex Dr. Burton Spiller collection. $15000-30000

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126. “Greeley’s Bourbon / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, apricot puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 inches. R/H #101 Beautiful medium whittled color, fine condition. $500-1000 127. “The Father of His Country” And Bust of Washington - Reverse Plain Portrait Flask, probably Lockport Glass Works, Lockport, New York, 1840-1860. Brilliant teal blue green, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint. GI-48 Beautiful color, strong embossing, exceptional example in great condition. $1500-3000

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128. “In Silver We Trust / (Bust) / Bryan 1896 Sewall” - “United Democratic Ticket / We shall Vote / (Eagle) / 16 to 1” Portrait Figural Flask, America, circa. 1896. In the form of a coin, golden yellow amber, tooled double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint. GI-126 Fine example. Ex Roy Brown collection. $750-1500

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129. Double Eagle Historical Flask, Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Brilliant medium yellow green, sheared mouth pontil scar, quart. GII-26 Great condition. Tom in his notes calls this “a purchase from the Bethlehem show” and recognizes this color as “super citron”. Beautiful bottle, exceptional color. $4000-8000

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130. Washington Bust and “Fells / Point” - “Balto” and Monument Portrait Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1830-1850. Deep sapphire blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (mouth has been ground). GI-20 Beautiful color, fine condition other than the nicely repaired mouth. Purchased from antique dealer, Olivia Regar in 1967. An interesting note from Tom accompanies the bottle. Tom wrote, “In August, 1967, we had rented an apartment in Wildwood Crest. It was the last day of our vacation. I went to Cape May to look at antiques. Olivia Regar had this blue Washington ­– Baltimore flask. I didn’t have the $125.00 she asked. But, I gave her a deposit and arranged to pick it up at an antique show that she was doing near Philadelphia.” $3000-6000 131. Cathedral Pickle Jar, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1845-1860. Square with beveled corners and fancy cathedral arches, bright clear green, small tooled rolled mouth - huge iron pontil mark, ht. 14 1/2 inches, one gallon; (3/8 inch chip on the interior of the rolled mouth). Similar design to MW plate 73 #4 Beautiful, big and great color. $1200-2400

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132. Early Scotch or Wine Stippled Bottle, probably Alloa Glass Works, Scotland, circa. 1852. Bulbous form with long neck, fancy stippled heart dated “1852” together with profuse stippled decorations including thistles and flowering plants, together with fancy stippled neck designs, dense yellow olive, applied mouth with ring - pontil scar, ht. 10 inches; (1/4 inch chip from the top of the mouth). Probably one of the finest stippled decorations to exist. Certainly the finest one that we have ever seen. Profuse and artistic. Beautiful, unusual and early. Ex Rowland collection. $400-800

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133. Ship in Full Sail / “1492-1892” - “Columbian Jubilee” Historical Flask, America, 1890-1900. Shoo fly form, yellow amber, tooled double collared mouth - smooth base, pint. GX-32, variant in amber Ex Robert Warren collection. Fine condition. Rare. $300-600

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134. Sheaf Of Wheat, Fork And Rake - Five Pointed Star Pictorial Flask, probably Bulltown Glass Works, Bulltown, New Jersey, 1840-1860. Brilliant light yellow with a slight olive tone, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GXIII-40 Great condition, unlisted color, beautiful flask. $1500-3000

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135. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Cobalt blue, applied square collared mouth - huge tubular pontil scar, quart; (exterior wear around the base of each of the busts, shallow 1/4 inch round bubble burst in the lower portion of the flask near the medial rib. CONDITION UPDATE: glued replacement of square mouth collar). GI-42 Beautiful color, strong embossing. $5000-10000

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136. Pattern Molded Pocket Bottle, diamond daisy pattern, Stiegel’s American Flint Glass Manufactory, Manheim, Pennsylvania, 1770-1774. Plump pocket bottle form, brilliant medium amethyst, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 1/2 inches. Similar pattern to MW color plate II #6 Brilliant color, good design, fine condition. Purchased at Sotheby’s. $3500-7000

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137. Two Mary Gregory Type Barber Bottles, possibly America, 18801920. Bulbous forms with long necks, yellow green and teal green, tooled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 7 5/8 inches and 7 3/4 inches. Similar to RH page 13 left Fine condition, good colors. $200-400 138. Jockey - Hound Pictorial Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Yellow amber with a topaz tone, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, pint; (some very minor interior haze spots). GXIII-17 Strongly embossed, beautiful color. Purchased from Art Evans. $400-800

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139. Figural Pottery Coachman Bottle, Bennington Pottery, circa. 1849. In the form of a heavily cloaked coachman, tan and brown glazes, ht. 10 1/4 inches. Similar to Barret color plate G, bottom row, left Great condition with no repairs to include those sensitive boot tips. This is the extremely rare example with the mustache and tassels. Base marked “Lyman Fenton & Co / Bennington VT / Fenton’s / Enamel / Patented / 1840 / Bennington, VT.” Ex Phil Faherty. $1000-2000

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140. Masonic Arch and Emblems - Eagle And “J.K / B” Historical Flask, probably Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815-1820. Light yellowish green, heavy tooled outward rolled mouth pontil scar, pint; (some interior stain at the shoulders). GIV-3 Strong embossing, beautiful color. Ex Sam Laidacker. $1000-2000

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141. Sunburst Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Brilliant light clear yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GVIII-18 A fine example with strong embossing, beautiful color and fine condition. $400-800 142. “The Great Tonic / Caldwell’s Herb Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1845-1860. Triangular, yellow amber with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth - iron pontil mark, ht. 12 1/8 inches. R/H #C8 Fine condition, beautiful color, strong embossing. $200-400

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143. “For Pike’s Peak” and Prospector - Hunter Shooting Deer Historical Flask, America, 1860-1880. Brilliant whittled aquamarine, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, quart. GXI-47 Great condition, strong embossing, beautiful color. Ex Lipincott collection. $250-500 144. “Flora Temple / (Full Figure Of Horse) / Harness Trot 2.19 1/4 / Oct. 15. 1859” - Reverse Plain Handled Pictorial Flask, probably Whitney Glass Works, Glassboro, New Jersey, 1860-1870. Smokey topaz, sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, quart; (CONDITION UPDATE: epoxy mouth repair on rear portion of the mouth). GXIII-19 Strong embossing, exceptional rare color. Ex Edison Flowers collection. $1000-2000 143

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145. Washington Bust And “Albany Glass Works / Albany / NY” - Sailing Frigate Portrait Flask, Albany Glass Works, Albany, New York, 1848-1850. Sapphire blue, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-28 Beautiful color, strong embossing, fine condition. An exceptional example. Ex Pardoe collection. $10000-20000

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146. “Jeny Lind” And Bust - Factory Portrait Calabash Flask, probably Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, 1845-1860. Brilliant light to medium sapphire blue with deeper blue striations above and to the right of the bust, applied round collared mouth - huge red iron pontil mark, quart. GI-104 Brilliant color, fine condition, strong embossing. Ex Barry Hogan collection. $5000-10000

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147. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Brilliant sapphire blue, sheared mouth - iron and open pontil scar, half pint. GIX-35 Beautiful color, fine condition. Ex Krassner collection. $ 4000-8000

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148. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1860-1870. Emerald green, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, quart. GI-54 Beautiful color, fine condition. Ex Arthur and Marie Tulhosky collection. $2000-4000 149. Early Wine Bottle, England, 1680-1700. Cylindrical pancake form, dense yellow olive with a bluish cast, sheared mouth with string rim pontil scar, ht. 5 3/4 inches, base dia. 6 3/8 inches; (some minor exterior scratches and mouth roughness). Form similar to MW plate 44 #6 Wonderful condition, an exceptional example. Ex J. Twers. $1500-3000 148

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150. Summer Tree - Winter Tree Pictorial Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Honey yellowish amber, double collared mouth - pontil scar, quart. GX-19 Fine condition, strong embossing, exceptional color. Ex George McConnell collection. $1500-3000 151. “The American System” And Paddle Wheel Steamboat - “Use Me But Do Not Abuse Me” And Sheaf Of Rye Historical Flask, probably Bakewell, Page and Bakewell Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Pale green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (triangular 1/2 inch mouth chip, 1 1/2 inch crack below that chip into the neck). GX-21 Strong embossing, beautiful color, rare. Ex Norcross collection, ex George Austin collection. $1000-2000 150

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152. Sheaf Of Wheat With Fork And Rake - Eight Petalled Stellar Motif Pictorial Calabash Flask, probably Sheets and Duffy Manufacturers, Kensington, Philadelphia, Pennyslvania, 1845-1860. Light citron, applied sloping collared mouth - huge tubular pontil scar, quart. GXIII-42 Beautiful color, fine condition. $400-800 153. “Spring Garden / (Anchor) / Glass Works” - Log Cabin Historical Flask, Spring Garden Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Brilliant light to medium apricot, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, pint. GXIII-58 Strong embossing, brilliant and beautiful color, fine condition. Ex Pardoe collection. $1500-3000 153

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154. “Liberty” And Eagle - “Willington / Glass, Co” Historical Flask, Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Forest green, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, quart. GI-61 Beautiful color, strong embossing, fine condition. $600-1200 155. Washington Bust “The Father of His Country” - Reverse Plain Portrait Flask, probably Lockport Glass Works, Lockport, New York, 1840-1860. Brilliant blue green, applied round collared mouth - huge tubular pontil scar, quart. GI-47 Fine condition, strong embossing, beautiful color. Ex Ruth Webb Lee collection. $1000-2000

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156. Eagle - Stag and “Coffin & Hay / Hammonton” Historical Flask, Coffin & Hay Manufacturers, Hammonton, New Jersey, 1840-1860. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GII-50 Great little bottle, good color, strong embossing. $200-400 157. “Greeley’s / Bourbon Whiskey / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, medium gray puce, applied square collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/2 inches. RH# G102 Good color, fine condition. $600-1200

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158. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Light to medium yellow green, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, half pint. GIX-33 Great color, fine condition. $1500-3000 159. “Union / (Clasped Hands) / LF & Co” - Eagle “Pittsburgh Pa” Historical Flask, Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 18601870. Yellow amber with a red tone, applied collared mouth - smooth base, quart. GXII-13 Good embossing, fine condition, great color. $600-1200

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160. “Success To The Railroad” And Horse And Cart Historical Flask, Mount Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, New York, 1830-1850. Brilliant forest green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (an interior bubble burst has some trapped residue). GV-5 Beautiful color, fine condition. $400-800 161. “Lafayette” Below Profile of Bust Fruit Jar, America, 1880-1890. Cylindrical, aquamarine, applied collared mouth with three piece metal and glass closure - smooth base, quart. L #1450 Fine condition. $700-1400

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164. “Baltimore / (Anchor) / Glass Works” - Sheaf Of Wheat Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Golden amber with a reddish tone, applied double collared mouth - smooth base, quart. GXIII-48 Beautiful color, fine condition, interesting overall pebbled appearance. $1000-2000 165. Soldier And “Balt. Md.” - Dancer Fanny Essler And “Chapman” Pictorial Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Citron, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GXIII-11 Beautiful color, strong embossing, whittled appearance. Ex Dr. Burton Spiller collection, ex William Pollard collection. $2000-4000 164

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166. Pair Of Mary Gregory Type Barber Bottles, possibly America, 1880-1920. Bulbous with fancy long necks, cobalt blue with a full figured boy and full figured girl with a white enamel floral arrangement, tooled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 7 1/2 inches and 7 7/8 inches. Similar to RH page 12 Beautiful colors, fine condition. $250-500 167. “JR & Son” Scroll Flask, John Robinson and Son Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1830-1850. Brilliant aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GIX-43 Great example, strong embossing, beautiful brilliant color. Note in Tom’s log book says “I gave this one to Marion”. $750-1500 166

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168. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1840-1860. Emerald green, tooled mouth - huge tubular pontil scar, pint. GIII-17 Beautiful color, fine condition, huge pontil. Ex Bonnie and Vieve Yarbrough collection. $500-1000 169. “S.T. / Drake’s / 1860 / Plantation / X / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square tall log cabin form, six log, light to medium puce, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8 inches. R/H#D105 Beautiful color, strong embossing, fine condition. Ex Eugene Heisey collection. $400-800 169

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170. Double Eagle Historical Flask, Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Yellow amber with a slight olive tone, sheared mouth - huge red iron pontil mark, quart. GII-26 Rare and beautiful color, good embossing. Ex Jim Cope. $2500-5000 171. Bust of Washington And “Albany Glass Works / Albany / NY.” and Sailing Frigate Portrait Flask, Albany Glass Works, Albany, New York, 1848-1850. Brilliant aquamarine, applied double collared mouthtubular pontil scar, pint. GI-28 Brilliant glass, particularly long neck, fine condition. Tom includes a note “My first flask, July 1966. I bought from a shop in Vermont with $30 profit from selling dug medicine bottles”. $300-600 170

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172. “S.T. / Drake’s / 1860 / Plantation / X / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square tall log cabin form, six log, very light citron with a golden ginger ale tone, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches. Probably R/H #D106 Great condition, good embossing, colors don’t come much better than this. Ex Sam Taylor collection. $10000-20000

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173. “Seaworth / Bitters / Co. / Cape May / New Jersey / U.S.A.” Figural Bottle, America, 1870-1890. In the form of a lighthouse, golden amber, tooled sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 6 3/8 inches; (a minor mouth blemish). R/H #S82 Beautiful color, strong embossing, fine condition. Acquired at the Golden Nugget. $4000-8000

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174. Fancy Pickle Jar, America, 1845-1860. Square with beveled corners and fancy cathedral arches on all four sides, medium to deep blue green, applied round collared mouth - huge iron pontil mark, ht. 8 1/2 inches. Unusual mold and extremely rare color. An exceptional example. It will be hard to find a better pickle jar. Ex Peter Lundell collection. $2000-4000

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175. Double Eagle Historical Flask, vertically ribbed with a plain medallion on each side interrupting the ribbing that has a spread eagle, Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1840-1860. Bluish green, applied double collared mouth - pontil scar, quart. GII-31 Beautiful color, fine condition. Ex Lipincott collection. $2000-4000 176. “Old Sachem / Bitters / And / Wigwam Tonic” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Barrel form, puce, applied square collared mouthsmooth base, ht. 9 1/4 inches. R/H#046 Great condition, beautiful color, fine strong embossing. $600-1200 175

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177. Shaft And Globe Wine Bottle, England, 1630-1665. Bulbous form with long neck, deep yellow olive, sheared mouth with heavy string rimpontil scar, ht. 8 1/4 inches, greatest dia. 5 1/2 inches; (some very minor stain and scratches for a bottle of this age). This is the same example pictured in McKearin’s American Glass, plate 220 #4. Similar to MW plate 44 #2 Fine condition, unusually heavy string rim. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection. $5000-10000

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178. Pattern Molded Pocket Bottle, manufactured in the half post method, expanded ogival pattern, possibly America, 1750-1800. Flattened pocket bottle form, brilliant sapphire blue, inward rolled flared mouth pontil scar, ht. 5 1/4 inches. Beautiful color, fine condition, interesting bottle. Ex Cross collection, ex McClay collection, ex Sam Laidacker. $600-1200

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179. Washington Bust And “Fells / Point” - “Balto” And Monument Portrait Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1830-1850. Light to medium citron, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some exterior high point wear spots). GI-20 Unlisted and beautiful color, strong embossing. An exceptional color. Ex George Austin collection. $2000-4000 180. “Jenny Lind” And Bust - “Glass Work’s / S. Huffsey” And Factory Portrait Calabash Flask, probably Isabella Glass Works, New Brooklyn, New Jersey, 1845-1860. Deep emerald green, applied sloping collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, quart. GI-99 Great condition, strong embossing, beautiful color. $2000-4000 180

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181. Eagle - Cornucopia Historical Flask, possibly early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Light blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GII-69 Pretty light color, fine condition, strong embossing. $400-800 182. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1845-1860. Golden yellow with an olive tone, applied double collared mouth - large iron pontil mark, quart. GI-51 Beautiful color, interesting pebbled surface appearance. Fine condition. Ex Segal collection. $3000-6000

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183. Washington - Classical Bust Portrait Flask, Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1840-1860. Yellow with a topaz tone, sheared mouthpontil scar, quart. GI-25 Unlisted and extremely rare beautiful color, strong embossing. An exceptional example. Ex Pardoe collection. $10000-20000

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184. “Baltimore” Below Washington Monument - “Corn for the World” and Ear of Corn Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Brilliant yellowish olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (1 inch faint hairline fissure at the base near the medial rib). GVI-7 Brilliant rare color, strong embossing, exceptional example. Ex Decker collection. $3000-6000

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185. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Deep sapphire blue, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, quart. GIX-2 Brilliant beautiful color, fine condition, strong embossing. Exceptional example. Ex Krassner collection. $4000-8000

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186. “E. Dexter Loveridge / Wahoo Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with indented panels and hip roof modified cabin form, golden amber with an olive tone, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 9 3/4 inches. R/H#L126 Great color, very strong embossing and fine condition. Ex Sam Laidacker. $1000-2000 187. Eagle - Oak Tree Historical Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint. GII-60 Fine condition, bold embossing. Ex Lipincott collection. $400-800 186

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188. Two Barber Bottles, bust of a woman and “Vegederma” together with Victorian house and “Witch Hazel”, possibly America, 1880-1920. Bulbous with long necks, amethyst with white enamel decorations, tooled mouths - pontil scars, ht. 7 1/2 inches, 7 5/8 inches; (Vegederma has some enamel scratches and wear). Similar to RH page 35 Pretty bottles. $200-400 189. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Bright light yellowish green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-44 Brilliant beautiful color, strong embossing, fine condition. $500-1000 188

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190. “Brown’s / Celebrated / Indian Herb Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1867-1880. Indian maiden form, yellow with a slight olive tone, inward rolled mouth - smooth base, ht. 12 1/4 inches. R/H #B223 Great mold impression, beautiful and rare color, fine condition. Purchased from Richard Coffee. $1200-2400 191. “Keen” - “P & W” Sunburst Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, 1820-1830. Yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some exterior high point wear on the lettering and some slight wear on the rays closest to the base). GVIII-8 Beautiful color, fine condition. Ex Lipincott collection. $400-800 191

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192. Bust Of Jenny Lind And Lyre - Bust Of Jenny Lind And Lyre Portrait Flask, probably McCarty And Torreyson Manufacturers, Wellsburg, West Virginia, 1840-1860. Deep greenish aquamarine, sheared mouth- pontil scar, quart. GI-110 $1000-2000

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193. “PS” Applied Seal Wine Bottle, possibly America, circa. 1760. Cylindrical with the seal just below the shoulder, olive green, unusual sheared mouth with string rim - pontil scar, ht. 10 1/4 inches, base dia. 4 3/4 inches; (an unearthed bottle with exterior stain and some wear). “History says” according to Tom McCandless “that this bottle was dug 7 feet below the surface on the old Stuyvesant Estate in Allamuchy Township, New Jersey. It belonged to Peter Stuyvesant II, great grandson of Peter, the last Dutch colonial governor of New Amsterdam. Extremely rare, historical and important. $3000-6000

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194. “Genl Taylor Never Surrenders” And Cannon - “A / Little / More / Grape / Capt Bragg” Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1840-1860. Olive green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some very minor interior haze, CONDITION UPDATE: mouth bruise, appears to be buffed). GX-5 Beautiful and rare color, fine condition, strong embossing. $3000-6000

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195. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Ginger ale with apricot striations, sheared mouthpontil scar, quart; (some weakening of the lettering above each of the busts at the shoulders, and minor interior stain spots). GI-39 Fine condition, unusual and exceptional color. Rare. Ex Alan Coffman. $5000-10000

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196. “Hard Cider” With Flag, Barrel And Plow - Log Cabin Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Brilliant light blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GX-22 A great example in mold strength and color. Rare. Ex William Pollard collection. $10000-20000

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197. “Kelly’s / Old Cabin / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Rectangular two story log cabin form, golden amber, heavy applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches; (some light interior haze spots). R/H #K21 Beautiful bottle, fine condition, unusual square neck. $1500-3000 198. “For Pike’s Peak”And Prospector - Hunter Shooting Deer Historical Flask, probably Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, 1845-1860. Brilliant yellowish green, sheared mouth - iron pontil mark, half pint. GXI-52 Brilliant beautiful color, extremely strong embossing. Ex Elvin Moody collection. $600-1200 197

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199. Eagle - Cornucopia Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Brilliant medium golden amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (ground and polished mouth). GII-11 Beautiful color, strong embossing. Scarce mold and rare color. Visually, the ground mouth is not obvious. $2000-4000 200. “G. Washington.” And Bust - Eagle Portrait Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Deep brilliant aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (some minor exterior high point wear on Washington’s cheek, small incomplete bubble burst on medial rib near base). GI-10 Strong embossing, brilliant glass. Ex David Goad collection. $250-500 199

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201. “Skilton Foote & Co’s / (Bunker Hill Monument and ‘Trademark’)/ Bunker Hill Pickles” Figural Food Bottle, America, 1870-1890. In the form of a lighthouse, citron, tooled sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 11 1/8 inches. H#63 Beautiful and rare color, fine condition. Purchased from Jim Whetzel. $1000-2000 202. “W. / Daubeny / 1776” Applied Seal Wine Bottle, England, circa 1776. Cylindrical with large seal just below shoulder, deep yellow olive, sheared mouth with string rim - pontil scar, ht. 9 inches, base dia. 4 3/4 inches. Form and type similar to MW plate 45 #4 Great condition, “attic” mint. An early English wine in the best traditional form. Big seal, big bottle, fine condition. Ex Rowland collection. $2000-4000 202

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203. Bust of Washington - “Albany Glass Works / NY” Portrait Flask, Albany Glass Works, Albany, New York, 1848-1850. Light brilliant sea green, applied double collared mouth - tubular pontil scar, half pint. GI-30 Beautiful light color, fine condition. Purchased from Mrs. Stumpf. $750-1500 204. “Flora Temple / (Full Figure Of Horse) / Harness Trot 2.19 1/4” Reverse Plain Handled Pictorial Flask, probably Whitney Glass Works, Glassboro, New Jersey, 1860-1870. Brilliant light to medium apricot, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint; (pinhead sized flat flake on the side of the mouth, 1/4 slice crack above the upper handle attachment). GXIII-21 Beautiful color, strong embossing. Ex Edison Flowers collection. $200-400 203

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205. “Baltimore” And Monument - “Corn For The World” And Ear Of Corn Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1860-1870. Apricot, applied thin flat collar - smooth base, quart. GVI-4 Beautiful color, great condition, strongly embossed. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection. $3000-6000

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206. Hourglass Masonic Historical Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1815-1830. Light yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (1/4 inch vertical fissure in the corrugated ribbing near the mold seam). GIV-29 Good New England color, strong embossing, fine example. Ex William Pollard collection. $5000-10000

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207. Concentric Ring Eagle Historical Flask, possibly Thomas Cain’s Phoenix Glass Works, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1815-1820. Clear light green with a yellowish tone, sheared mouth - pontil scar, quart; (some very faint interior stain near the base). GII-76 Fine color, fine condition, very rare. Ex Arthur Barrus collection. $4000-8000

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208. “Mother Gardner’s / Old Fashioned / Tansy Bitters” Bottle, America, 1860-1880. Square with beveled corners, amber with a reddish tone, applied sloping collared mouth with ring - smooth base, ht. 9 1/2 inches; (neck and mouth have been replaced). R/H #G4 Extremely rare. Note on the bottle from Tom indicates that Nina Gardner gave this to Tom after Mr. Gardner’s death. The bottle had been a gift to Charlie. Nina would have returned it to the original owner except Nina didn’t know who that was. $250-500

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209. Eagle - Sunburst Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Light sea green, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint; (slightly weakened impression). GII-7 Beautiful color, fine condition. Very light thin glass. Ex William Fry collection. $3000-6000

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210. Ship In Full Sail / “1492 -1892” - “Columbia Jubilee” Historical Flask, America, 1890-1900. Shoo fly form, golden amber, tooled double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint. Unlisted size and color but seemingly identical pattern to GX-32 The ships rendering, McKearin suggests, would be the Santa Maria. Rare. Ex Pardoe collection. $250-500 211. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Brilliant medium to deep sapphire blue, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, quart; (some minor interior stain spots). GI-37 Beautiful color, fine condition. Ex P. Cooper. $4000-8000 210

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212. Scroll Flask, probably Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1845-1860. Yellow green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GIX-11 Great condition, beautiful color. $750-1500 213. “For Pike’s / Peak”And Prospector-Man Shooting Deer Historical Flask, probably Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, 1860-1870. Medium amber with an olive tone, applied mouth with ring - smooth base, pint. GXI-50 Strongly embossed, beautiful rare color. Ex Lipincott collection. $2500-5000

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214. “Philadelphia / Hop / Bitters (Below Bust Of African American Holding A Bottle Of The Bitters)” Figural Bottle, Australia, 1870-1890. Square with beveled corners and a modified cabin form, pale blue green, applied sloping collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 inches; (some roughness from a manufacturer’s tool on one of the beveled corners, potstone with three 1/8 inch legs on the plain panel to the right of the embossed panel). R/H #P89 Bright glass, strong embossing. $300-600

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215. “Bennington / Battle” Pottery Book Bottle, probably Lyman Fenton & Company, Bennington Pottery, Bennington, Vermont, circa. 1849. Large book bottle form, brown, tan, black and green glazes, ht. 10 3/4 inches, wdth. 3 1/8 inches, dpth. 7 7/8 inches. Similar to Barret plate 411, left This is one big, beautiful Bennington bottle. Highly desirable. $2000-4000

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216. Eagle - Flag “For our Country.� Historical Flask, probably Coffin and Hay Manufacturers, Hammonton, New Jersey, 1830-1860. Deep golden root beer amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GII-54 Great condition, beautiful color. Ex George McKearin collection. Rare. $5000-10000

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217. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Medium to deep claret, applied sloping collared mouth - pontil scar, quart. GI-37 Beautiful color, strong impression. Ex George Austin collection. $5000-10000

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218. Eagle - Cornucopia Historical Flask, probably early Pittsburgh district, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1820-1840. Bright light yellow green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, half pint; (slightly overblown). GII-11a Beautiful delicate little bottle. Delicate in that it is very light and the color is a delicate yellow green. Fine example. $2500-5000

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219. Sunburst Flask, possibly Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, 1820-1830. Light blue green, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GVIII-26 Beautiful light color, brilliant glass, strong mold definition. $500-1000 220. Pitkin Type Flask, ribbed and swirled to the left, 36 ribs, probably Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, 1783-1830. Light yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 7/8 inches. Great example with strong ribs, swirls and fine color. $500-1000

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221. Smelling Salts Bottle, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1820-1840. Sunburst design on an arrow head form, deep sapphire blue, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 2 3/4 inches. Similar to MW plate 105 #4 Beautiful color, fine condition. $300-600 222. Cornucopia - Urn Pictorial Flask, Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1840-1860. Light to medium brilliant yellow green, applied round collared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GIII-17 Great bottle. Beautiful color, fine condition. Ex Bonnie and Vieve Yarbrough collection. $400-800

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223. “Sound Money and Protection / (Bust of McKinley) / McKinley & Hobart” - “In Gold We Trust (Honey Bee) / 1896” Portrait Figural Flask, America, circa. 1896. In the form of a coin, yellow amber, tooled double collared mouth - smooth base, half pint; (3/4 inch hole in the corrugated ribbing to the left of the McKinley Bust). GI-125 Brilliant example, extremely rare. Ex Roy Brown collection. $250-500 224. “The Great Western” And Full Figure Of Trapper - Stag Historical Flask, America, 1870-1890. Aquamarine, applied mouth with ring smooth base, pint; (pinhead sized flake at the top of the mouth). GX-30 Brilliant bubbly glass, strong impression, an exceptional example. Ex Charles Faherty collection. $750-1500 224

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225. “Lafayette” And Bust - Liberty Pole And Cap Portrait Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1824-1825. Yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-85 Great example with strong embossing, good light to medium color and fine condition. $750-1500 226. Pattern Molded Pocket Bottle, ogival pattern above vertical flutes, Stiegel’s American Flint Glass Manufactory, Manheim, Pennsylvania, 1770-1774. Plump pocket bottle form, medium to deep amethyst, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 inches. Similar to MW plate II #2 Great condition, beautiful color, fine early Stiegel pocket bottle. Purchased at Sotheby’s. $2500-5000 225

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227. “Success To The Railroad” And Early Steam Engine Historical Flask, Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, 1830-1850. Golden amber, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GV-1 Great condition, beautiful color. Ex Barry Hogan collection. $4000-8000

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228. “Louis Kossuth” And Bust - “U.S. Steam Frigate / Mississippi / S. Huffsey” Below Steam Ship Historical Calabash Flask, probably a New Jersey glasshouse, 1845-1860. Brilliant light yellow amber with an olive tone, applied heavy collared mouth - huge iron pontil mark, quart. GI-112 What a color! Vibrant beautiful glass with strong embossing and fine condition. $5000-10000

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229. Eagle - Lyre Historical Flask, Kentucky Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, 1840-1860. Brilliant deep aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint; (pinhead sized flat flake at the top of the mouth). GII-22 Brilliant glass, deeper color than usual, strong embossing, fine condition. Ex George Austin collection. $750-1500 230. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1840-1860. Medium to deep yellow olive, sheared mouth - pontil scar, pint. GI-38 Fine condition, wonderful color. Ex Charles B. Gardner collection. $2000-4000

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231. Cologne Bottle, Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1860-1880. Twelve sided tapered form, milky robin’s egg blue with an electric tone, tooled mouth - smooth base, ht. 7 1/2 inches. Form similar to MW plate 114 #5 Ex Sam Laidacker. $150-300 232. Pattern Molded Pocket Bottle, ogival pattern above vertical flutes, Stiegel’s American Flint Glass Manufactory, Manheim, Pennsylvania, 1770-1774. Plump pocket bottle form, brilliant light amethyst, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 inches; (2 inch crack starting at the top of the mouth and ending in the upper shoulder region). Similar to MW color plate II #2 Brilliant glass, beautiful light color, early and rare. $400-800 231

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233. Masonic Arch And Emblems - “J. Sheppard & Co / Zanesville / Ohio” And Eagle Historical Flask, J. Sheppard And Company Manufacturers, Zanesville, Ohio, 1820-1830. Brilliant yellow amber, sheared mouth pontil scar, pint. GIV-32 Beautiful color, fine condition, strong embossing. Ex Lipincott collection. $750-1500 234. Cologne Bottle, America, 1830-1860. Elongated arrow head form with plume design, brilliant sapphire blue, tooled flared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4 inches. Similar to MW plate 109 #16 Beautiful color, fine condition, rare. $500-1000 234

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235. Eagle - “Dyottville Glass Works / Philada” Historical Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1850-1860. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, pint. GII-38 Brilliant color, fine condition. Purchased from dealers Good and Hutchinson. $150-300 236. Byron - Scott Portrait Flask, probably a Stoddard glasshouse, Stoddard, New Hampshire, 1846-1860. Light yellow olive, sheared mouth - tubular pontil scar, half pint. GI-114 Fine example. $250-500

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237. Lot Of Four Pressed Glass Cup Plates, various patterns with one including an American Eagle, probably Boston and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1830-1850. Two blue, one yellow green and one amethyst, dia. 3 1/4 inches, 3 1/8 inches, 3 1/2 inches and 2 7/8 inches; (two examples have some minor roughness). Beautiful colors, generally fine condition. $200-400

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238. Shaving Mug, “H.P. & C.R. Taylor’s / Saponaceous / Shaving Compound. / Philadelphia.”, probably America, 1860-1880. Handled shaving mug, white pottery with black transfer, ht. 3 inches. See “America Pot Lids” by Barbara and Sonny Jackson, 1987, #201 Great condition, rare. $200-400

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239. Two Pot Lids, “Cherry Toothpaste / (Bust of Woman) / Patronized by the Queen” and “Celebrated Heal - All Ointment / Mrs. Ellen Hale’s / Oils for / Rhuematism / Oils for / Bronchitis”, England, 1860-1880. White pottery with multicolor transfer and white pottery with black transfer, dia. 2 7/8 inches; (each has some minor damage, multicolored lid has pot, though damaged). $100-200

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240. Pot Lid, “Taylors’ Saponaceous Compound / (Man at Mirror Checking His Shaved Beard) / Manufactured By H.P. & C.R. Taylor Philadelphia”, probably America, 1860-1880. White pottery with blue transfer, pot included, dia. 3 3/4 inches; (1/4 inch chip on the underside rim of the pot lid and 1/4 inch chip on the inside of the rim of the pot). See “American Pot Lids” by Barbara and Sonny Jackson, 1987, #194 Fine condition, rare. $300-600

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241. Framed Label Under Glass Medicine Advertising Sign, “Dr. D. Jayne’s / Coughs / Colds / (Bust of Pretty Young Girl)/ Consumption / Asthma / Expectorant”, America, 1880-1900. Multicolored reverse painted scene and lettering, rectangular wooden Victorian frame, ht. 14 1/4 inches, wdth. 12 1/4 inches; (numerous areas of paint loss with some paint restoration). $200-400

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242. Triangular Framed Reverse Painted Bitters Advertising Sign, “Dr. Walkers / California / (‘Eureka’ with Mortar and Pestle)/ Vinegar Bitters. / The Great Blood Purifer”, America, 1880-1900. Multicolored reverse painted glass in original frame, greatest ht. 20 3/4 inches, greatest wdth. 23 1/2 inches; (some paint loss, notably on the word California and in a number of other spots, some gilt loss on the interior portion of the frame). Attractive and colorful, rare. $300-600

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243. Framed Reverse Painted Medicine Advertising Sign, “The Child’s Tonic / Dr. D. Jayne’s / Tonic Vermifuge”, America, 1880-1900. Rectangular wooden frame with black, silver and yellow reverse painted lettering, the back wooden panel reads the same as does the painted sign but in black stenciled letters, ht. 7 inches, wdth. 11 inches; (some paint loss on the upper right hand corner of the glass, part of the interior wooden frame missing in the upper left hand portion). $150-300 244. Framed And Matted Cardboard Bitters Advertising Sign, “Lash’s Kidney and Liver / Bitters / Better Than Pills”. Narrow black frame, multicolored sign with a beautiful young woman adjusting her hose while “Pity the Blind Black Beggar” stares on with a smiling face, America, 1880-1900. Rectangular, ht. 17 1/2 inches, wdth. 14 inches; (some loss to the surface paper of the upper portions of the sign and minor tears in the lower right hand portion). One of Lash’s Naughty Nellie signs, for which they were famous. $200-400 245. Scrolled Tin Bitters Advertising Sign, “Lash’s / Kidney / And / Liver / Bitters / (beautiful woman in formal dress preparing to drink the famed bitters) / Cures Constipation”, America. Rectangular, multicolored tin sign scrolled at the corners from one piece of tin, marked in the lower left corner “Mayer & Lavenson Co. N.Y.”, ht. 21 1/4 inches, wdth. 16 1/2 inches; (some light scratches with little paint loss). Large colorful sign in good condition. $1200-2400

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Correspondence between Marion McCandless and George Austin concerning the provenance of the ruby red pattern molded flask (Lot 1). The Thomas McCandless Collection


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