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Auctioneer Glass Works Auctions 609-483-2683
Auction Date Oct 31 Auction
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Glass Works Auctions

Presents at absentee auction

The “Colors of Fall” Auction #113

Auction closes October 31st, 2016 @ 10:00 PM

 

An important offering of over 340 items!

 

Click here to view the auction, register and bid!

 

 

 

(Min. Bid)                  (Estimated Value)

1.  “THE BALL / PAT APLD FOR”, (SFJR 140), American, ca. 1898 - 1905, aqua quart, smooth base, ground lip, original ‘Ball Jar / Pat Apld For’ embossed tin lid and wire closure. The jar is in perfect condition, the lid has some minor rusting. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $375 – 550

 

2.  “BELLE - PAT. DEC. 14TH 1869”, (SFJR 187), Pennsylvania, ca. 1869 - 1875, aqua quart, footed base, ground lip, original domed glass lid, metal band and wire clamp closure. Perfect condition, good glass whittle. A neat looking jar and a nice addition to any jar collection! Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $700)       Est.: $1,500 - 2,500

 

3.  “THE DAISY / JAR”, (SFJR 327, Indiana, ca. 1890 - 1895, clear glass quart, smooth base, ground lip, original “PAT. JANY 3D 88” embossed glass lid, flat metal clamp and cast iron cam closure. Perfect condition. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $180)       Est.: $275 – 475

 

 4.  “EXCELSIOR” (milk bottle form), (SFJR 406), Pennsylvania, ca. 1864 - 1870, light apple green half-gallon, smooth base, ground lip, “PATD AUG / 8TH 1865” embossed glass lid, zinc screw band. Perfect condition. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

5.  “F.A. & CO.” (on the base), (SFJR 409), American, ca. 1850 - 1860, bluish aqua half-gallon, iron pontil, applied mouth. An open bubble is next to a mold seam, otherwise perfect. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $80 – 140

 

6.  Wax Sealer Fruit Jar, “F.C.G. CO,” (on base), (SFJR 419), Falls City Glass Company, Louisville, Kentucky, ca. 1880 - 1890, deep cobalt blue quart, smooth base, applied wax seal ring. A 1” long by 1/4” (at its widest point) bruise/chip is off the inside edge of the outer wax seal ring, otherwise perfect. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,400

 

7.  “FLACCUS BROS / STEERS (steer’s head) HEAD / FRUIT JAR”, (SFJR 427), West Virginia, ca. 1885 - 1900, opaque milk glass pint, smooth base, ground lip, original “TO REMOVE CAP PRESS DOWN & UNSCREW” embossing on the glass lid. Perfect condition. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 475

 

8.  “FLACCUS BROS / STEERS (steer’s head) HEAD / FRUIT JAR”, (SFJR 427), West Virginia, ca. 1885 - 1900, opaque milk glass pint, smooth base, ground lip, original “FLACCUS BROS. / (Steer’s Head) / TRADE MARK / PRESERVERS / WHEELING, W.VA.” milk glass lid and screw band. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 475

 

9.  “FLACCUS BROS / STEERS (steer’s head) HEAD / FRUIT JAR”, (SFJR 427), West Virginia, ca. 1885 - 1900, bright emerald green pint, smooth base, ground lip, original “TO REMOVE CAP PRESS DOWN & UNSCREW” embossing on the glass lid and screw band. The jar is perfect. A 5/8” by 1/4” rainbow type bruise is on the inside edge of the cap. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,400 - 1,800

 

10.  “FLACCUS BROS / STEERS (steer’s head) HEAD / FRUIT JAR”, (SFJR 427), West Virginia, ca. 1885 - 1900, bright emerald green pint, smooth base, ground lip, opaque milk glass ‘Starburst’ glass lid and screw band. A 1/2” long in making grinding bruise is on the inside edge of the lip. A tiny sliver type chip is off the underside edge of the glass lid. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,400 - 1,800

 

11.  “PATENTED IMPERIAL APRIL 20TH 1886” (on lid), (SFJR 569), Illinois, ca. 1886 - 1895, pale aqua quart, “IMPERIAL PAT APRIL 20TH 1886” on smooth base, ground lip, original embossed glass lid and wire clamp. The jar is perfect, the lid has some chipping on the underside of the glass ramps. Unlisted in aqua glass. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

12.  (BUST OF LAFAYETTE) / “LAFAYETTE”, (SFJR 667), Massachusetts, ca. 1885 - 1895, aqua quart, “3” on smooth base, ground lip has several in making grinding chips, original glass stopper with cast iron cam lever clamp closure. The jar is in excellent overall condition, the closure has minor spotty rust. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $800 - 1,6600

 

13.  “L & W - MANUFACTURED FOR / RICE & BURNETT / CLEVELAND, O.”, (SFJR 702b), Ohio, ca. 1869 - 1875, aqua quart, “L & W” on smooth base, applied mouth, original “A. KLINE IMPROVED PAT. OCT. 27 1863 / USE PINT” embossed glass insert and gutta percha type gasket. Perfect, never used condition. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

14.  “THE MAGIC / (Star) / FRUIT JAR”, (SFJR 720), Pennsylvania, ca. 1886 - 1890, amber quart, smooth base, ground lip, correct “CLAMP PAT. MARCH 30TH 1886” embossed lid and cast iron cam clamp. The jar has a few spots of light external haze. The top of the lid has an overall dull stain. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

15.  “THE MAGIC / (Star) / FRUIT JAR”, (SFJR 720), Pennsylvania, ca. 1886 - 1890, greenish aqua pint, smooth base, ground lip, correct “CLAMP PAT. MARCH 30TH 1886” embossed lid and cast iron cam clamp. A tiny area of faint scratches exist, otherwise in pristine perfect condition. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $500 – 700

 

16.  “MASON’S / 7 / PATENT / NOV 30TH / 1858”, (SFJR 825), New York, ca. 1857 - 1865, aqua quart, smooth base, ground lip, original unmarked zinc lid. Perfect like new condition. The zinc lid is fully intact and lacks any trace of deterioration. One of the best! Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,000 - 1,500

 

17.  “MASON’S / (lettered iron cross) / PATENT / NOV. 30TH / 1858”, (SFJR 848), American, ca. 1875 - 1890, aqua gallon, smooth base, ground lip, original zinc screw on lid with “THE HERO FRUIT JAR COMPANY /  (lettered iron cross) / PHILA.” milk glass insert. A few areas of very light external stain exist, otherwise perfect. Hard to find gallon size jar. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $700)       Est.: $1,400 - 2,500

 

18.  “F & J McKEE / PITTSBURGH / PA.” (on bottom of the knobbed glass lid), (SFJR 928), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1850 - 1855, clear glass bell shaped half-gallon, pontil scarred base, tool flared out lip, original pressed glass closure. Perfect condition. One of the earliest glass canning jars! Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $600 – 900

 

19.  “POTTER & BODINE’S / AIR TIGHT / FRUIT JAR / PHILADA - PATENTED / APRIL 13TH / 1858”, (SFJR 1071), Pennsylvania, ca. 1858 - 1865, greenish aqua quart, iron pontil, applied wax seal ring, tin lid. Nice example in a very desirable, pleasing form! Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

20.  “POTTER & BODINE’S / AIR TIGHT / FRUIT JAR / PHILADA - PATENTED / APRIL 13TH / 1858”, (SFJR 1071), Pennsylvania, ca. 1858 - 1865, aqua half gallon, pontil scarred base, applied wax seal ring, tin lid. Perfect condition. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

21.  “PATD OCT. 1864 / J.J. SQUIRE / MARCH & SEPT. 1856”, (SFJR 1211), Connecticut, ca. 1865 - 1875, aqua quart, footed base, ground lip, unembossed glass lid. A 1” long vertical stress crack starting at the top edge of the lip extends downward into the neck. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $375)       Est.: $500 – 700

 

22.  “TRADE MARK / LIGHTNING”, (SFJR 1301), American, ca. 1882 - 1900, yellow with amber tone quart, “PUTNAM / 131” on smooth base, ground lip, original dated embossed matching color lid and wire closure. Perfect condition, scarce in this almost pure yellow color. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $180)       Est.: $275 – 450

 

23.  “THE / VAN VLIET / JAR / OF 1881”, (SFJR 1340), Pennsylvania, ca. 1880 - 1890, bluish aqua quart, “66” on smooth base, ground lip, original “PAT. MAY 3D 1881” embossed glass lid, wire and iron yoke clamp closure. An original hand written label on the side reads in script, ‘Red Raspberry / Jul 4, 1886 / Eleanor’. Perfect condition, hard to imagine a nicer one! Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

24.  “THE / VAN VLIET / JAR / OF 1881”, (SFJR 1340), Pennsylvania, ca. 1880 - 1890, bluish aqua quart, “3” on smooth base, ground lip, original “PAT. MAY 3D 1881” embossed glass lid, wire and iron yoke clamp closure. Perfect condition, the iron yoke clamp has the original brown japanning. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

25.  Pickle Jar, “W. NUMSEN & SON - BALTIMORE” (around the shoulder), (Zumwalt, pg. 320), Maryland, ca. 1845 - 1860, light apple green, 9”h, open pontil, outward rolled lip. Nice example, good glass whittle. Not a lot of color, but definitely not aqua!

 

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 - 550

26.  Pickle Jar, “W. NUMSEN & SON - BALTIMORE” (around the shoulder), (Zumwalt, pg. 320), Maryland, ca. 1845 - 1860, aqua, 10 1/2”h, open pontil, outward rolled lip. A potstone located in a lower ring has several tiny stress radiation’s stemming from it. Also an internal bubble has some content discoloration. A rare and attractive jar and the mentioned flaws are minor.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

27.  Cathedral Pickle Jar, “E.H.V.B. / N.Y.”, (Zumwalt, pg. 411), New York, ca. 1845 - 1865, light blue green, 6-sided, 11 5/8”h, iron pontil, outward rolled lip. Perfect condition, good glass whittle, scarce color, very impressive looking! Elias H. Van Benschoten was a pickle packer at 252 Front Street in New York City.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

28.  Cathedral Pickle Jar, (Zumwalt, pg. 457), American, ca. 1860 - 1870, medium emerald green, 11 1/8”h, smooth base, outward rolled lip. Fine example, full of trapped air bubbles and with intricate embossing that includes several scallop shells and clock faces. One of the nicer ones!

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

29.  Cathedral Pickle Jar, (Zumwalt, pg. 456), Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, ca. 1845 - 1865, light to medium blue green, 11 5/8”h, iron pontil, outward rolled lip. A 1/8” in size chip is off the top edge of the lip. Nice example, good color!

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

30.  (Lot of 2) Reference Books,  ‘Mineral Springs of Virginia’ by William Burke, ca. 1842, has 29 pages and gives the history, location, etc. of the Virginia Springs. ‘Mineral Springs’ by John Bell’, ca. 1855 has 384 pages and discusses springs throughout the Eastern United States, concentrating heavily on those in New York State. The Mineral Springs of Virginia has some damage to the spine and some of the maps. Plenty of good information in both.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $100 – 150

 

31.  Figural Moses Bottle, “POLAND  WATER - POLAND MINERAL SPRING WATER / PMS (monogram)  / F HIRAM RICKER & SON’S PROPRIETOR’S”, Maine, ca. 1890 - 1910, opaque milk glass, 11 3/8”h, smooth base, tooled lip. Some gray discoloration around the neck is in the glass. Nice overall condition and in a very rare opaque milk glass!

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

32.  “LYNCH & CLARKE / NEW YORK”, (Tucker, C-1-C), New York, ca. 1825 - 1835, yellowish olive green quart, pontil scarred base, applied double collar mouth. A few very light scratches exist, otherwise perfect. A nice bottle with plenty of air bubbles. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

33.  “LYNCH & CLARKE / NEW YORK”, (Tucker, C-2-A), New York, ca. 1825 - 1835, deep olive amber pint, improved pontil, applied double collar medicine type top. Perfect condition, crude pebbly glass, very rare medicine type mouth. Believed to be the earliest of all Saratoga type bottles!(Min. Bid: $600)        Est.: $1,200 - 1,800

 

34.  “LYNCH & CLARKE / NEW YORK”, (Tucker, C-2-B type 1), New York, ca 1825 - 1835, olive green pint, pontil scarred base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, pure green color! Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $500 – 800

 

35.  “CONGRESS & EMPIRE SPRING CO / C / SARATOGA. N.Y.”, (Tucker, C-14-A variant 3), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellow amber quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, lots of bubbles, a rare color for this bottle!

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $500 – 800

 

36.  “CONGRESS & EMPIRE SPRING CO / COLUMBIAN / WATER / SARATOGA. N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-15-B), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, emerald green pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, scarce bottle. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,400

 

37.  “CONGRESS & EMPIRE SPRING CO / E / SARATOGA. N.Y.”, (Tucker, E-6-A variant), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, reddish amber quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. About perfect. Scarce color, good glass whittle. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $120)       Est.: $200 – 300

 

38.  “SARATOGA / A / SPRING CO. / N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-1-A), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellow olive quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A very faint ‘rainbow’ type bruise is on the inside edge of the lip, also some minor scratches. A scarce bottle, especially in this pleasing color! Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

39.  “CHAMPION SPOUTING SPRING CO / SARATOGA / SPRINGS N.Y. - C / S S”, (Tucker, (S-13-B), New York, ca. 1875 - 1885, clear glass pint, smooth base, tooled double collar mouth. Perfect condition, rated as being rare. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

40.  “EUREKA SPRING CO / SARATOGA N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-20), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, emerald green torpedo, 9 1/8”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition! Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,000 - 1,500

 

41.  “HIGHROCK CONGRESS SPRING / 1767” / (motif of a rock) / “C&W / SARATOGA. N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-36-C type I), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep ‘Stoddard’ amber pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A shallow 1/8” flake and tiny spot of roughness are off the side of the collar at the neck. Scarce color, seedy glass. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $100)       Est.: $250 – 350

 

42.  “HIGHROCK CONGRESS SPRING” / (motif of a rock) / “C&W / SARATOGA. N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-37-A-1), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep yellow olive quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. An area of light scratches are on the neck, otherwise perfect. A scarce color for this bottle. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

43.  “HIGHROCK CONGRESS SPRING” / (motif of a rock) / “C&W / SARATOGA. N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-37-B), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellowish ‘old’ amber pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, good whittle and seed bubbles. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $100)       Est.: $250 – 375

 

44.  “HIGHROCK CONGRESS SPRING” / (motif of a rock) / “C&W / SARATOGA. N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-37-B), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep teal blue pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Some minor scratches and a tiny edge of base ‘ding’, otherwise perfect.  Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $100)       Est.: $250 – 375

 

45.  “SARATOGA HIGH ROCK SPRING / 1767” / (motif of a rock) / “C&W / SARATOGA. N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-38-A), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, blue green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A small area of light scratches are on the shoulder, otherwise perfect, a rare mold. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

46.  “SARATOGA / (star) / SPRING”, (Tucker, S-53-A), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium blue green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A flat 3/8” by 1/4” chip is off the base at the edge. Unlisted in this different shade of green color. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $120)       Est.: $200 – 300

 

47.  “WASHINGTON SPRING CO / (bust of Washington) / BALLSTON SPA / N.Y. - C”, (Tucker, S-61), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, emerald green pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A 3/8” by 1/4” ‘V’ shaped chip off the side of the lip has been repaired. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $180)       Est.: $350 – 450

 

48.  “WASHINGTON / LITHIA WELL / MINERAL WATER / BALLSTON SPA / N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-63), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, aqua pint, smooth base, applied blob mouth. A very faint ‘ice pick’ created bruise is on the inside edge of the lip, otherwise perfect. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

49.  “ARTESIAN WATER / LOUISVILLE / KY. - DUPONT”, (Tucker, M-5-2), Kentucky, ca. 1860 - 1870, deep reddish amber pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A tiny chip is off a panel edge, also some scratches. Not as dark as many. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $350 – 450

 

50.  “GETTYSBURG KATALYSINE WATER”, (Tucker, M-18-A), Pennsylvania, ca. 1865 - 1870, medium olive yellow quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A 3/8” by 1/8” sliver type chip is of the edge of the base, otherwise perfect. An unusual color for this bottle! Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $450)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

51.  “HOPKINS’ / CHALYBEATE / BALTIMORE”, (Tucker, M-25), Maryland, ca. 1860 - 1870, medium emerald green pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A few light scuff marks exist, but no form of damage. Ex. Hank Gesell Collection. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $120)       Est.: $180 – 275

 

52.  “HASKINS’ SPRING CO. / H / SHUTESBURY. / MASS. - H.S.CO.”, (Tucker, M-24-A), Massachusetts, ca. 1865 - 1875, emerald green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A sand grain located in the neck at a mold seam has a tiny cooling radiation surrounding it. A scarce bottle and the tiny flaw is non-offensive. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

53.  “A.B. & D. SANDS / NEW_YORK”, (Tucker, M-42-B), New York, ca. 1855 - 1870, deep green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth, blown in a three part mold. A shallow 1/8” chip is off the top edge of the lip. Good glass whittle, lots of bubbles and having a better than normal impression. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

54.  “CONGRESS HALL / MINERAL SPRING / O.D. PHELPS PROP / AVON N.Y.”, (Tucker, N-6-B), New York, ca 1865 - 1875, bluish aqua pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A tiny area of roughness is on the top edge of the lip. Also a tiny chip is off the edge of the base. A very rare bottle, and the condition issues are minor. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $700)       Est.: $1,400 - 1,800

 

55.  “DEEP ROCK SPRING / OSWEGO N.Y.”, (Tucker, N-13-B), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium blue green pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Some minor scratches. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

56.  “DEEP ROCK SPRING / OSWEGO N.Y.”, (Tucker, N-13-B), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellowish amber pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Some light external haze that could easily be professionally removed. Rare mold and color! Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

57.  “DEEP ROCK SPRING / OSWEGO / N.Y. - TRADEMARK / (DRB monogram) / REGISTERED”, (Tucker, N-16-A), New York, ca. 1870 - 1880, light apple green quart, smooth base, applied blob mouth. Perfect condition, Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

58.  “ST. REGIS / WATER / MASSENA SPRINGS”, (Tucker, N-21-A), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, black olive amber quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. About perfect. Scarce bottle in a rare color, as dark as any we’ve sold! Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 475

 

59.  “J. WHITNEY / RICHFIELD / SPRINGS / SULPHUR WATER”, (Tucker, N-26), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, olive yellow pint, smooth base, applied blob mouth. A 3/16” by 1/8” bruise/chip is on the edge of the base, otherwise perfect. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,500 - 2,500

 

60.  “JOHN H. GARDNER & SON / SHARON SPRINGS / N.Y. - SHARON / SULPHUR / WATER”, (Tucker, N-32), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium blue green pint, smooth base, applied double collar. Perfect condition. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 550

 

61.  “SYRACUSE SPRINGS / EXCELSIOR”, (Tucker, N-33-A), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellow with olive tone quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Nice example, rare and unusual color! Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $700 – 900

 

62.  “SYRACUSE SPRINGS / D / EXCELSIOR / A.J. DELATOUR / NEW YORK”, (Tucker, N-34-B), New York, ca 1865 - 1875, orange amber pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A 1/4” by 1/8” chip is off the inside edge of the lip. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $180)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

63.  “ALBURGH / A / SPRINGS. VT.”, (Tucker, V-1-A), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium yellow amber quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Several tiny glass ‘pecks’ are at a mold seam, also some light spotty stain. Plenty of yellow in this one!

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

64.  “ALBERGH / A / SPRINGS. VT.”, (Tucker, V-1-A), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium yellowish ‘old’ amber quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, full of seed bubbles and good glass whittle. A sizable interior blob of extra glass in the shoulder flows downward into the bottle. It’s an extra added ‘go with!’ This is the rare misspelled variant.

(Min. Bid: $600)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

65.  “CHAMPLAIN SPRING / ALKALINE CHALYBEATE / HIGHGATE. VT.”, (Tucker, V-5), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, emerald green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A tiny in-manufacturing chip is off the underside of the collar at the neck. Also a few light scratches.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

66.  “GUILFORD MINERAL / GMSW (monogram) / GUILFORD / VT. / SPRING WATER”, (Tucker, V-7), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, dark emerald green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, full of seed bubbles and as deep a density of color as any we’ve seen!

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

67.  “IODINE SPRING WATER / L / SOUTH HERO. VT.”, (Tucker, V-8), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellowish ‘Stoddard’ amber quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A few small spots of non-offensive wear are located on the reverse of the embossing, otherwise perfect. A rare bottle!

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,800

 

68.  “MIDDLETOWN / HEALING / SPRINGS / GRAYS & CLARK / MIDDLETOWN VT”, (Tucker, V-12), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep ‘old’ amber quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Nice example, hard to find color and having a number of glass swirls throughout.

(Min. Bid: $120)       Est.: $275 – 475

 

69.  “MIDDLETOWN / HEALING / SPRINGS / GRAYS & CLARK / MIDDLETOWN VT”, (Tucker, V-12), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium yellowish ‘old’ amber quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, highly whittled glass, unusual color!

 

(Min. Bid: $120)       Est.: $275 - 475

70.  “MIDDLETOWN HEALING SPRING / GRAYS & CLARK / MIDDLETOWN VT”, (Tucker, V-13), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium yellowish amber quart, smooth base, crudely applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, crude whittled glass, scarce mold.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,400

 

71.  “MIDDLETOWN MINERAL SPRING CO / NATURE’S / REMEDY / MIDDLETOWN. VT.”, (Tucker, V-15), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium emerald green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, seedy glass, no trace of wear.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

72.  “MISSISQUOI / A / SPRINGS”, (Tucker, V-16-A), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellowish olive green magnum quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A period label on the reverse reads in part, ‘Cough Mixture / Andrew T. Veeder, Druggist / Suss. to A. Truax & Co. 141 State St., Schenectady’.  A tiny potstone located just above the letter ‘U’ has a tiny radiation around it.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

73.  “MISSISQUOI / A / SPRINGS”, (Tucker, V-16-A), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellow olive magnum quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, rare color.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

74.  “MISSISQUOI / A / SPRINGS”, (Tucker, V-16-B), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium yellowish amber quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition. A scarce color for this bottle!

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

75.  “MISSISQUOI / A / SPRINGS” - (Indian woman with papoose), (Tucker, V-17-A), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, dark chocolate amber quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Some minor scratches exist, mostly in the area of the Indian woman. An extremely rare color for this bottle.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

76.  “MISSISQUOI / A / SPRINGS” - (Indian woman with papoose), (Tucker, V-17-A), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellow green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A 3/8” by 1/4” ‘rainbow’ type bruise is on the inside edge of the lip. Also some external scratches.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 450

 

 77.  “SHELDON / A / SPRING / SHELDON. VT”, (Tucker, V-19), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep red amber with puce overtones quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, good glass whittle, almost no trace of wear. Not an easy one to find!

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,000 - 1,500

 

78.  “VERMONT SPRING / SAXE & CO. / SHELDON VT.”, (Tucker, V-21-A type I), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium yellow grass green magnum quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. An area of scratches exist, but no form of damage.

(Min. Bid: $80)         Est.: $140 – 180

 

79.  “VERMONT SPRING / SAXE & CO. / SHELDON VT.”, (Tucker, V-21-A type I), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep emerald green magnum quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A 3/8” long area of roughness is located on the lower flange of the applied mouth at the neck.

(Min. Bid: $90)         Est.: $250 – 350

 

80.  “VERMONT SPRING / SAXE & CO. / SHELDON VT.”, (Tucker, V-21-A type I), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium yellow with topaz tone magnum quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. About perfect. Rare exciting color, loaded with air bubbles, a real eye catcher and a great addition to any Saratoga type bottle collection.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $700 – 900

 

81.  “WELDEN SPRING. / ST. ALBANS. VT - ALTERATIVE / CHALYBEATE”, (Tucker, V-22-B), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium emerald green magnum quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, some whittle and air bubbles. Of the Vermont Spring Water bottles, this is one of the rarest!

(Min. Bid: $1,500)   Est.: $3,500 - 4,500

 

82.  “G. ELAND’S / POTASS WATER / CROSS STREET / NEW CASTLE / ESTABLISHED. AD 1837 / TRADE GE (monogram inside an oval panel) MARK”, English, ca. 1870 - 1885, deep vivid cobalt blue torpedo, 9 1/4”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Some of the letters have tiny flaws, probably from usage as the bottle appears to have not been dug.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

83.  “J. MASON & CO. / UTICA / MINERAL WATERS - J.M. & CO.”, New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium blue green, 7 3/8”h, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect ‘attic’ found condition, but some light dried contents need to be washed out. Extremely rare having no auction record! Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

84.  “AVERY. LORD - UTICA N Y”, New York, ca. 1855 - 1865, medium blue green, 7 3/8”h, smooth base, applied blob mouth. A few minor scratches and tiny flakes exist, but no real damage. Extremely rare! Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

85.  “J. LAMPPIN / UTICA - MINERAL WATERS / L / THIS BOTTLE / IS NEVER SOLD”, New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium cobalt blue, 7 1/2”h, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. A few light scratches from usage, but no damage. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

86.  “J. LAMPPIN / MINERAL WATERS / UTICA / UTICA BOTTLING / ESTABLISHMENT”, New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, cobalt blue, 6 7/8”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. A tiny flake is off the edge of the base, also some light scratches. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

87.  “J. LAMPPIN / MINERAL WATERS / UTICA / UTICA BOTTLING / ESTABLISHMENT”, New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, blue green, 6 7/8”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. A tiny chip is off the inside heel of the base. Also some minor case wear from usage. Ex. Rodger Sweetland Collection, #336. Howard Dean Collection.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

88.  “R.P. LEWIS - MINERAL - WATER - TROY” - (in a slug plate), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium emerald green, 10-sided, 7 1/8”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. Several of the panel tips at the base have slight non-offensive roughness from usage. Very rare, especially in this ‘attic’ found condition!

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

89.  “F. & L. SCHAUM / BALTIMORE / GLASS WORKS”, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1840 - 1860, dark olive amber, 7 1/8”h, iron pontil, applied double collar mouth. About perfect. Blown at the Baltimore Glass Works, Schaum’s were produced in a wide array of colors making them among the most sought after of Baltimore sodas!

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

90.  “F. & L. SCHAUM / BALTIMORE / GLASS WORKS”, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium topaz, 7 1/8”h, iron pontil, applied double collar mouth. Lightly cleaned to its original luster, but retains some very minor imperfections. A very rare and unusual color!

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

91.  “F. & L. SCHAUM / BALTIMORE / GLASS WORKS”, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1840 - 1860, deep yellow olive, 7 1/8”h, iron pontil, applied double collar mouth has a factory fire polish. Perfect ‘attic’ found condition.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

92.  “F. & L. SCHAUM / BALTIMORE / GLASS WORKS”, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1840 - 1860, light to medium green, 7 1/8”h, iron pontil, applied double collar mouth. Near perfect condition.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

93.  “MCKAY & CLARK  - NO. 130 / FRANKLIN ST / BALT”, Maryland, ca. 1850 - 1860, medium blue green tenpin form, pontil scarred base, applied blob mouth. A 1/2” long by 1/8” wide sliver type chip follows the contour of the inside edge of the lip. Also some minor ground imperfections. Very rare!

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

94.  “DR. / BATES / TRADE MARK / NATURAL / TONIC BEER / CENTENNIAL / 1876 - THIS / BOTTLE / NEVER / SOLD”, Maryland, ca. 1876, deep red amber round bottom form, 8 1/2”h, smooth base, applied blob mouth. Crude pebbly glass has some very tiny imperfections. A scarce bottle made for the 1876 Centennial.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

95.  “COLE & CO - SUPERIOR / MINERAL WATERS - BALTIMORE - THIS BOTTLE / TO BE RETURNED”, Maryland, ca. 1840 - 1860, light to medium yellowish green, 8-sided, 7 3/4”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. A 1/2” by 1/4” ‘ice pick‘ bruise is on the inside edge of the lip. A tiny chip is on the heel of the base. Extremely rare, the last one we sold was in 1997! Probably unique with an open pontil!

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,600

 

96.  “A. FAVIER - MINERAL WATER - RECOMMENDED BY / M.D. FACULTY - W.C. D.C.”, American, ca. 1840 - 1860, cobalt blue, 8-sided, 7 1/2”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. A tiny chip is off a panel edge, otherwise in ‘attic found’ perfect condition. We auctioned this bottle in 2002 and none have been auctioned since!

(Min. Bid: $800)       Est.: $1,500 - 2,500

 

97.  “R.C. WORTENDYKE - AGENT - SUPERIOR - MINERAL WATER - XX”, American, ca. 1840 - 1860, cobalt blue, 8-sided, 7 1/4”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. In ‘as found’ dug condition having some very tiny imperfections, but no detracting flaws.

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $500 – 700

 

98.  “GLEASON - & COLE - PITTSBG. - MINERAL WATER”, Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, cobalt blue, 10-sided, 7 3/4”h, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. Cleaned to its original luster, but retains some minor imperfections.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

99.  “IMPROVED / PATENT / MINERAL WATERS - R”, Pennsylvania, ca. 1835 - 1845, emerald green, 6 3/4”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. In ‘as found’ dug condition having an overall slight stain and a number of glass surface swirls. One of only a very few known examples! Eugene Roussel was one of Philadelphia’s earliest mineral water bottlers!

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $700 – 900

 

100.  “TWEDDLE’S / MINERAL WATER”, New York, ca. 1825 - 1835, emerald green, 6 1/8”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. A flat 1/4” chip is off the side of the lip. Also some in manufacturing crazing lines in the neck. Very rare and one of New York City’s earliest mineral water bottles!

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $350 – 450

 

101.  “R.C. & T. / NEW YORK”, New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, deep peacock blue, 7 1/2”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. Some light scratches exist from usage, but no damage. Very rare color!

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $500 – 700

 

102.  “A. ALLEN / LUMBERTON / N.J. - MILFORD GLASS WORKS”, Milford Glass Works, Milford, New Jersey, ca. 1840 - 1860, blue green, 6 3/4”h, iron pontil, applied double collar mouth. In ‘as found’ condition having a number of light scratches, but no form of damage.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $375 – 550

 

103.  “S & J. MARLOR / PROV R.I. - MAGNESIA / AND / MINERAL / WATERS”, Rhode Island, light to medium blue green, 7 5/8”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. A few light scratches and wear to some of the letters from usage, otherwise perfect.  Very rare, not a dug bottle.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $450 – 550

 

104.  “OGDEN / & / GIBSON / PITTSBURGH”, Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, greenish aqua, 7 5/8”h, iron pontil, applied double collar mouth. Cleaned, but retains some tiny imperfections. Scarce bottle, and in a somewhat larger size!

(Min. Bid: $100)       Est.: $200 – 300

 

105.  “BUFFUMS / PORTER”, Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, light blue green, 7 3/8”h, red iron pontil, applied inverted mouth. Lightly cleaned, but retains some very light scratches.

(Min. Bid: $100)       Est.: $200 – 300

 

106.  “A.P. SMITH / CHARLESTON” (in a slug plate), South Carolina, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium sapphire blue, 7 5/8”h, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. An ‘attic’ found bottle, never in the ground, but does have some wear from usage, mostly around the edges of the slug plate.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

107.  “TIFFANY & ALLEN / TRADE / T&A (monogram) / MARK / PATERSON, N.J. - DO NOT STEAL / THIS BOTTLE”, New Jersey, ca. 1870 - 1880, yellow amber, 7 3/4”h, smooth base, applied blob mouth. Cleaned to its original luster, but retains some very tiny imperfections. A few exist, but not in this almost pure yellow color.

(Min. Bid: $180)       Est.: $350 – 450

 

108.  “I COVERT’S - BALM OF LIFE”, (Odell, pg.92), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium olive green, 6”h, open pontil, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, bold impression, crude pebbly glass and no trace of amber. One of the nicer ones! The Rev. Isaac Covert was a proprietor in Auburn, New York.

(Min. Bid: $1,500)   Est.: $2,500 - 3,500

 

109.  “ZOLLICKOFFER’S - ANTIRHUMATIC / CORDIAL - PHILAD.A”, (Odell, pg. 384), Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium emerald green, 6 1/4”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. Lightly cleaned to perfect condition. Good glass whittle and in an extremely rare and desirable pure green color!

(Min. Bid: $700)       Est.: $1,500 - 2,500

 

110.  “L.P. DODGE - RHEUMATIC / LINIMENT - NEWBURG”, (Odell, pg. 113), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium golden amber, 6 1/8”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. Lightly cleaned to near perfect condition. Nice glass whittle, good clarity of color and lighter than most!

(Min. Bid: $800)       Est.: $1,500 - 2,500

 

111.  “LONGLEY’S - PANACEA”, (Odell, pg.228), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, deep olive green, 6 3/4”h, pontil scarred base, applied double collar mouth. Lightly cleaned to its original luster, but retains a few light scratches. Nice shading of color and somewhat lighter than many.

(Min. Bid: $700)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,800

 

112.  “C. BRINCKERHOFFS - HEALTH RESTORATIVE - PRICE $1.00 - NEW-YORK”, (Odell, pg. 47), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, olive amber, 7 1/2”h, pontil scarred base, applied tapered collar mouth. A few light scratches but in overall fine condition, plenty of seed bubbles.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

113.  “N. WOOD / PORTLAND / ME”, (Odell, pg.380), Maine, ca. 1840 - 1860, deep yellowish olive green, 7 3/8”h, iron pontil, applied double collar mouth. About perfect Nice example, crude pebbly glass.

(Min. Bid: $900)       Est.: $1,500 - 2,500

 

114.  (Label Only Medicine) ‘Dr. Lorenzo’s / Golden Oil / the Great Scientific Remedy for Pain / Prepared by / Haven, Blair & Co. / Lowell, Mass.’ etc. (Odell, pg. 229), Massachusetts, ca. 1840 - 1860, yellowish ‘old’ amber, 8”h, pontil scarred base has an in making chip, applied tapered collar mouth, 99% original label. Nice example, good glass whittle, which is quite typical for an early New England medicine bottle!

(Min. Bid: $120)       Est.: $180 – 250

 

115.  “CARTERS / SPANISH / MIXTURE”, (Odell, pg. 68), Virginia, ca. 1840 - 1860, yellow olive, 8 1/8”h, tubular open pontil, applied double collar mouth. About perfect (a tiny open bubble is on the side of the lip). Pristine ‘attic’ found condition, plenty of tiny bubbles, some glass whittle.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

116.  “PROPRIETOR / THOS A. HURLEY / LOUISVILLE, KY.”, (Odell, pg. 187), Kentucky, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium blue green cylinder, 5 3/4”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. About perfect. Good glass whittle, rarely seen color and completely full of trapped air bubbles! An extremely rare bottle that has no auction record! This one has a lot going for it!

(Min. Bid: $600)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,800

 

117.  “JOHN H. POPE / DRUGGIST / N. ORLEANS”, (Odell, pg. 282), Louisiana, ca. 1840 - 1860, light to medium cobalt blue, oval form, 5 5/8”h, pontil scarred base, applied tapered collar mouth. Lightly cleaned, but retains some moderate scratching. Of the few known examples, most were dug in New Orleans.

(Min. Bid: $450)       Est.: $800 - 1,400

 

118.  “ROHRER’S - EXPECTORAL / WILD / CHERRY / TONIC - LANCASTER PA.”, (Odell, pg. 301), Pennsylvania, ca. 1855 - 1865, golden yellow amber, 10 1/2”h, iron pontil, applied double collar mouth. Some high point wear is on two of the roped corners on the reverse of the embossed front panel. An attractive bottle in a considerably harder to find color! Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $500 – 800

 

119.  “DR. TOWNSEND’S - SARSAPARILLA - ALBANY / N.Y.”, (Odell, pg. 349), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, emerald green, 9 1/4”h, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. About perfect, (some minor exterior non-offensive shoulder stain).

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

120.  “DR. TOWNSEND’S - SARSAPARILLA - ALBANY / N.Y.”, (Odell, pg. 349), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, deep olive green, 9 1/4”h, pontil scarred base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition. Plenty of seed bubbles and swirls of glass throughout. A good looking bottle!

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

121.  “DR. TOWNSEND’S - SARSAPARILLA - ALBANY / N.Y.”, (Odell, pg. 349), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, yellowish olive green. 9 1/2”h, pontil scarred base, applied tapered collar mouth. A tiny flake is off the outside edge of the lip. Some whittle, plenty of air bubbles.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

122.  “DR. TOWNSEND’S - SARSAPARILLA - ALBANY / N.Y.”, (Odell, pg. 349), (DeGrafft, 123), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, yellowish olive green, 9 5/8”h, improved pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. A tiny chip is off the top of the lip. This is the variant that has four rivet marks on each of the four panels.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

123.  “FRANZ WILHELM APOTHEEKR - SCHNEBERG KRAUTER / ALLOP / JULUIS BITTNER - APOTHEEKR - HAUPT DEPOT / IM / WEUMKIRCHEW & CLOCKMITZ”, German, ca. 1840 - 1870, dark emerald green, 7 3/8”h, open pontil, tool flared out lip. Extremely crude pebbly glass makes it hard to identify all the letters. A tiny flake is off a corner at the base.

(Min. Bid: $100)       Est.: $250 – 350

 

124.  “HAMPTONS / V. TINCTURE / MORTIMER / & MOWBRAY / BALTO.”, (Odell, pg. 161), Maryland, ca. 1855 - 1865, medium pink puce, 6 3/8”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Pristine perfect condition! Pure puce color!

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

125.  “BRUNETS - UNIVERSAL - REMEDY”, (Odell, pg. 54), Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, oval form with 6-concave indented panels, 6”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. Pristine condition, extremely rare and in a very unusual form!

(Min. Bid: $700)       Est.: $1,400 - 1,800

 

126.  “DR. GUYSOTT’S - COMPOUND EXTRACT / OF YELLOW DOCK - & SARSAPARILLA”, (Odell, pg. 155), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, bluish aqua, 9 1/8”h, pontil scarred base, applied tapered collar mouth, 85% original label. The bottle is perfect and has a good amount of air bubbles. The original label has a good amount of discoloration.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $500 – 800

 

127.  “DR. T. McGOWN.S - ESSENCE. OF. TAR / PREPARED. ONLY. BY / DR. HS. HUGHES - MEMPHIS. TEN”, (Odell, pg. 247), Tennessee, ca. 1840 - 1860, deep bluish aqua, 6”h, open pontil, applied double collar mouth. When the bottle was blown a small amount of glass extruded through the mold seam, part of which remains. Perfect post production condition, highly whittled glass and no trace of wear. Extremely rare, only one auction record exists, that was in 1992!  Records indicate that Dr. T. McGown had an office in a back room of H.S. Hughes Cash Drug Store in Memphis.

(Min. Bid: $600)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

128.  “SHECUT’S - SOUTHERN BALM  - FOR COUGHS. COLDS - CONSUMPTION & C”, (Odell, pg. 319), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, light aqua, 6 3/4”h, open pontil, applied corset waist mouth. Lightly cleaned to near perfect condition. A rare medicine bottle with an equally rare and unusual applied mouth.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

129.  “STEPHENS RHEUMATIC REMEDY / CLEVELAND O”, (Odell, pg. 331), Ohio, ca. 1840 - 1860, light cornflower blue, 8-sided with embossing on each panel, 3”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. Lightly cleaned, but retains some light stain around the embossing. Some glass whittle, unusually wide mouth, an indication that it probably contained an ointment or cream. We auctioned this bottle in 1990, at that time it was believed to be unique and probably still is today!

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

130.  “SOLE PROPRIETORS - TRAFTON’S - BUCKTHORN SYRUP / FOR SCROFULA & C / S.R. PHILBRICK & CO. - SOUTH BERWICK - MAINE.”, (Odell, pg. 350), Maine, ca. 1840 - 1860, greenish aqua, 6 3/4”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. About perfect (some very slight content haze). A very rare bottle with plenty of good embossing! Buckthorn is not indigenous to this country being brought from England in the early 1800’s. Ex. Greer Collection, #1666.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

131.  “DRS. H. VAN VLECK / & W.G. JOHNSONS / AGUE / CONQUEROR”, (Odell, pg. 357), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, bluish aqua, 4 3/8”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. Some light stain and scratches, otherwise perfect. A rare bottle. Ex. Greer Collection, #1693,

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

132.  “E. WARNER / INDIAN / PHYSICIAN / SYRUP”, (Odell, pg. 363), Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, bluish aqua, 7 1/4”h, open pontil, outward rolled lip. A pinhead in size flake is off the top of the lip. A very rare pontiled ‘Indian’ medicine bottle!  An advertisement states the ‘E. Warner, Botanic Store and Infirmary was located at No. 8, St. Clair Street near the Allegheny Bridge’.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $500 – 700

 

133.  “WHEATON’S - SICK HEAD + / ACHE REMEDY - PREPARED BY - DR. WM. PRICE”, (Odell, pg.369), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, deep bluish aqua, 6 3/8”h, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition, deep color, plenty of bubbles and having attractive ‘big’ letter embossing! We auctioned this bottle in 1994 and have not seen one since!

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

134.  “R.E. WOODWARD’S - VEGETABLE - TINCTURE - SOUTH READING / MASS.”, (Odell, pg. 381), Massachusetts, ca 1840 - 1860, light greenish aqua, 5 1/2”h, open pontil with remnants of oxidized iron, applied mouth. Pristine perfect, good glass whittle, as nice as any we’ve sold! Ex. Greer Collection, #1804.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

135.  “DR. THOMSON’S / BELLADONNA - INJECTION”, (Odell, pg. 345), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 12-sided, 6 1/8”h, open pontil, applied mouth. A considerable amount of heavy crazing lines are in the neck. Also some minor milky stain. Extremely rare!

(Min. Bid: $90)         Est.: $140 – 180

 

136.  (Lot of 3), “W. HENDERSON / & CO. DRUGGISTS / PITTS”, a “J HENDERSON / & BRO. DRUGGISTS / PITTS”, and a “J. SCHOONMAKR - & CO. / DRUGGIST / NO 24 WOOD. ST - PITTSBURGH”, (Odell, pg. 170.), Pennsylvania, ca 1840 - 1860, bluish aqua, 5” and 5 1/8”h, open pontils, inward rolled and applied taper collar mouth. The W. Henderson and J. Schoonmakr bottles have been lightly cleaned to near perfect condition. The J. Henderson is in perfect condition. A nice lot of hard to find Pittsburgh medicine bottles.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

137.  “U.S.A. / HOSP. DEPT.”, American, ca. 1883 - 1870, yellowish topaz, 9 1/8”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Pristine ‘attic’ found condition, loaded with bubbles and in a good color!

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

138.  “CONNELL’S BRAHMINICAL / MOON PLANT / EAST INDIAN / REMEDIES - (Two feet surrounded by stars) / “TRADEMARK”, American, ca. 1865 - 1880, yellow amber, 8 3/8”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Nice example, good glass whittle, one of the more unusual Trade Marks!

(Min. Bid: $375)       Est.: $600 – 900

 

139.  “Standing Woman Holding a Bottle / “PHYSICAL / PURITY / TRADE MARK” (in a banner) / “DR. MOORE’S / VENEREAL / ANTISEPTIC”, American, ca. 1892 - 1895, yellow amber, 7 7/8”h, “W.T. & CO. / U.S.A. / PAT. JAN. 5, 1892” on smooth base, tooled lip. A tiny chip is off the outer edge of the lip.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $250 – 350

 

140.  “SWIFTS / SYPHILITIC SPECIFIC”, American, ca. 1865 - 1880, deep cobalt blue, strapsided oval form, 9”h, smooth base, applied mouth. A few light scratches exist, mostly on the label panel. Not a dug bottle and one of the nicer ones. Ex. Rodger Sweetland Collection.

(Min. Bid: $375)       Est.: $500 – 800

 

141.  “WARD’S - ANTISEPTIC - FLUID”, American, ca. 1885 - 1895, deep teal green color, 7 1/8”h, smooth base, tooled lip, unusual concave panels. A shallow 3/16” chip is off the top of the lip at the edge. Probably a Drug Store bottle as the color was oftentimes used in their bottles. A great rarity!

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $250 – 350

 

142.  “1834 / JOHN ROOT’S BITTERS - 1834 / BUFFALO, NY.”, (Ring/Ham, 90.4), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, bluish aqua semi-cabin, 10 1/4”h, “A & D.H.C.” on smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Nice example, bright clean glass and no trace of wear!

(Min. Bid: $375)       Est.: $700 - 1,000

 

143.  “BERKSHIRE. BITTERS - AMANN & CO / CINCINNATI. O”, (Ring/Ham, B-81), Ohio, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep olive amber figural pig, 10” long, smooth base, thick sheared and ground lip. Perfect condition, crude pebbly glass and no wear or scratches. This is the long fat variant. Of the four variants of the Berkshire Bitters this is the largest.

(Min. Bid: $2,500)   Est.: $4,000 - 5,500

 

144.  “BOURBON WHISKEY / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, B-171), Massachusetts, ca. 1860 - 1875, medium to deep strawberry puce barrel, 9 1/4”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Fine example having some glass whittle and a number of swirls of glass, many of which are visible on the surface. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $600 – 900

 

145.  “BOURBON WHISKEY / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, B-171), Massachusetts, ca. 1860 - 1875, medium pink puce barrel, 9 3/8”h, smooth base, applied mouth. A small factory polish is on the side of the lip, but no post production flaws. Good glass whittle, desirable color!

(Min. Bid: $600)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

146.  “BOURBON WHISKEY / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, B-171), Massachusetts, ca. 1860 - 1875, smoky gray with subtle pink overtone barrel, 9 3/8”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Nice example, plenty of glass whittle and in a most unusual color! Bourbon Whiskey Bitters are almost always in various shades of puce so finding one in a color like this is quite a rarity.

(Min. Bid: $900)       Est.: $2,500 - 3,500

 

147.  “BROWN’S CATALINA”, (Ring/Ham, pg. 130), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium amber figural Spanish cannon form, 10 7/8”h, smooth base, applied mouth, perfect condition. Identical form to the embossed Castilian Bitters bottle and probably from the same company. Thought by many to be a labeled bitters bottle. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $180)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

148.  “BROWN’S / CELEBRATED / INDIAN HERB BITTERS - PATENTED / 1867”, (Ring/Ham, B-223), Pennsylvania, ca. 1867 - 1875, yellowish amber Indian Princess, 12 1/8”h, smooth base, inward rolled lip. Pristine perfect condition and with a fully intact inward rolled lip. One of the nicer ones! Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

149.  “BROWN’S / CELEBRATED / INDIAN HERB BITTERS - PATENTED / FEB 11 / 1868”, (Ring/Ham, B-224), Pennsylvania, ca. 1867 - 1875, yellow amber Indian Princess, 12 1/4”h, smooth base, inward rolled lip. Two 1/8” in size chips are off the top of the partially inward rolled lip.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $375 – 550

 

150.  “BRYANT’S - STOMACH - BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, B-243), American, ca. 1865 - 1870, olive green ladies leg, 8-sided, 12 3/8”h, pontil scarred base, applied double collar mouth. About perfect, (several shallow surface bubbles have openings in the outer glass). Not a dug bottle and definitely not from that Brazilian shipwreck!  One of the nicer ones!

(Min. Bid: $2,500)   Est.: $4,000 - 7,000

 

151.  “CALIFORNIA / HERB BITTERS - SPECK & MORROW - PITTSBURGH PA”, (unlisted), Pennsylvania, ca. 181865 - 1875, yellow amber semi-cabin, 9 1/2”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Cleaned to its original luster, but retians a few very tiny imperfections. Currently the only know example!

(Min. Bid: $900)       Est.: $1,500 - 2,500

 

152.  “CATAWBA / WINE - (cluster of grapes) - BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, C-85), California, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep chartreuse green, 9 1/2”h, iron pontil, applied double collar mouth. A 1” by 1/4” (at its widest point) crescent shaped chip off the side of the lip has been professionally repaired. Also some minor scratches and ‘dings’. Good deep color and a quality repair.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

153.  “ST / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862”, (unlisted), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, amber 6-log cabin, 10 1/8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition. Extremely rare, possibly unique! Both of the side panels have had the lower 10-logs peened out and replaced with slug plates. Both panels are heavily textured and have five circular rivet marks. (Min. Bid: $250)             Est.: $400 – 600

 

154.  “ST / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862”, (Ring/Ham, D-105), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium to deep cherry puce 6-log cabin, 9 7/8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Some minor wear is on the lower roof peak. Good color, great window bottle.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

155.  “ST / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862”, (Ring/Ham, D-105), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium peach 6-log cabin, 10 1/8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition, plenty of seed bubbles.

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $500 – 800

 

156.  “ST / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862”, (Ring/Ham, D-105), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, golden yellow with topaz tone 6-log cabin, 10 1/8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition, attractive glass swirls throughout.

(Min. Bid: $375)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

157.  “ST / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862”, (Ring/Ham, D-105), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium yellowish peach 6-log cabin, 10 1/8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. A non-offensive shallow 3/16” by 1/8” chip is off the inside edge of the lip, otherwise perfect. Nice color that looks great in any lighting!

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $500 – 700

 

158.  “ST / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862”, (Ring/Ham, D-108), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, amber 6-log cabin, 9 3/4”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth, 97% original front and rear labels. Perfect condition.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

159.  (Motif of an anchor is on two side panels and all four roof panels), (Ring/Ham, D-122L), Michigan, ca. 1870 - 1880, amber semi-cabin, 10 1/8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 475

 

160.  “DOCTOR / FISCHS BITTERS - W.H. WARE / PATENTED 1866”, (Ring/Ham, F-44), Pennsylvania, ca. 1866 - 1875, medium amber fish, 11 5/8”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Perfect condition, bold impression and no trace of wear.

(Min. Bid: $180)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

161.  “DOCTOR / FISCHS BITTERS - W.H. WARE / PATENTED 1866”, (Ring/Ham, F-44), Pennsylvania, ca. 1866 - 1875, yellow with a hint of olive fish, 11 5/8”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Some high point wear is on the embossing. Bold impression, desirable color! Very rare in this pure yellow color!

(Min. Bid: $800)       Est.: $1,500 - 2,500

 

162.  “GREELEY’S BOURBON / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, G-101), Massachusetts, ca. 1860 - 1875, medium pinkish topaz barrel, 9 1/4”h, smooth base, applied mouth. About perfect, (a few light scratches are away from the embossing). A number of glass swirls are throughout, some having a grayish cast. Very attractive and in a very unusual pleasing color. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

163.  “GREELEY’S BOURBON / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, G-101), Massachusetts, ca. 1860 - 1875, medium smoky olive topaz barrel, 9 1/4”h, smooth base, applied mouth. About perfect, (a pinhead in size flake is off the edge of the base). Greeley’s barrels come in a number of unusual colors, this being one of them.

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

164.  “GREELEY’S BOURBON / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, G-101), Massachusetts, ca. 1860 - 1870, smoky olive topaz barrel, 9 1/4”h, smooth base, applied mouth. About perfect. Nice example, scarce and unusual color!

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $500 – 800

 

165.  “GREELEY’S / BOURBON WHISKEY / BITTERS / GREELEY’S”, (Ring/Ham, G-102), Massachusetts, ca. 1860 - 1875, medium to deep strawberry puce barrel, 9 3/8”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Pristine perfect like new condition!. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $600 – 900

 

166.  “E.E. HALL NEW HAVEN / HALL’S / BITTERS / ESTABLISHED 1842”, (Ring/Ham, H-10), Connecticut, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellow olive barrel, 9 1/4”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Great example, brilliant eye appealing color, no trace of wear.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

167.  “E.E. HALL NEW HAVEN / HALL’S / BITTERS / ESTABLISHED 1842”, (Ring/Ham, H-10), Connecticut, ca. 1865 - 1875, amber barrel, 9 1/8”h, smooth base, applied mouth, 97% original label. The bottle is in perfect condition.

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $500 – 700

 

168.  “DR. HENLEY’S / WILD GRAPE ROOT / IXL / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, H-85), California, ca. 1875 - 1885, deep bluish aqua or teal blue color, 12”h, smooth base, applied ring mouth. A potstone located in the neck has a 1/4” in manufacturing cooling crack across it. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $120 – 160

 

169.  “BITTERS / WILD CHERRY” (motif of a tree) / “BITTERS - BITTERS - BITTERS / H.P. HERB / WILD / CHERRY / BITTERS / READING / PA - BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, H-93), Pennsylvania, ca. 1880 - 1890, medium amber semi-cabin, 10”h, smooth base, tooled double collar mouth. About perfect (a few light scratches are on a roof peak). One of a group of attractive and desirable ‘roped’ corner bitters bottles! Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $375 – 550

 

170.  “HIGHLAND BITTERS / AND / SCOTCH TONIC”, (Ring/Ham, H-117), Tennessee, ca. 1860 - 1870, reddish amber barrel, 9 3/4”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Perfect condition. Scarce mold and color!

(Min. Bid: $600)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,800

 

171.  “HOLTZERMANN’S / PATENT / STOMACH / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, H-154), Ohio, ca. 1885 - 1895, red amber cabin, 9 3/4”h, smooth base tooled lip. Perfect condition, good color. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $180)       Est.: $275 – 475

 

172.  “HOLTZERMANN’S - PATENT / STOMACH / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, H-155), American, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellowish amber 2-roof cabin, 9 1/2”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition, but some dried contents needs to be washed out. Lighter than most and no trace of wear.

(Min. Bid: $800)       Est.: $1,500 - 2,500

 

173.  “HOPS & MALT / TRADE (sheaf of grain) / MARK / BITTERS - HOPS / & / MALT”, (Ring/Ham, H-186), New York, ca 1870 - 1880, orange amber semi cabin, 9 5/8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Pristine perfect like new condition, good glass whittle and no trace of wear. It’s hard to imagine a nicer one!

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

174.  “DR. J. HOSTETTER’S / STOMACH BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, H-194) ,Pennsylvania, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium to deep olive green, 9 3/8”h, 3” base diameter smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Pristine perfect condition not even a trace of wear, and in a good bit lighter color.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

175.  “KELLY’S / OLD CABIN / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1863”, (Ring/Ham, K-21), New York, ca. 1863 - 1870, deep reddish amber cabin, 9 1/2”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Fine example, good reddish color, almost no trace of wear.

(Min. Bid: $1,500)   Est.: $2,500 - 3,500

 

176.  “KEYSTONE / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, K-36), Ohio, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium yellow amber barrel, 9 7/8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Pristine perfect condition. An exceptional color, not the usual medium to deep amber that most occur in. One of the best!

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $800 - 1,400

 

177.  “KIMBALL’S / JAUNDICE - BITTERS - TROY, N.H.”, (Ring/Ham, K-42), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, yellowish olive amber, 6 7/8”h, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. A tiny chip is off the top edge of the lip, otherwise perfect. Good glass whittle, bold impression.

(Min. Bid: $450)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

178.  “DR. LOEW’S / STOMACH BITTERS - THE / H.C. CHRISTY CO. / CLEVELAND, OHIO”, (Ring/Ham, L-116), Ohio, ca. 1885 - 1900, emerald green, 9 1/4”h, smooth base, tooled lip. A tiny in manufacturing cooling fissure is located on a base corner, otherwise pristine perfect. This is the rare variant that has the ‘Dr.’ embossing. Thought to be the rarest of the Lowe’s Bitters bottles!

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

179.  “MAGIC BITTERS / PREPARED BY / MINETREE & JACKSON / PETERSBURG, VA.”, (Ring/Ham, M-8), Virginia, ca. 1885 - 1895, yellow amber, 7 3/4”h, smooth base, tooled lip. Cleaned to its original luster, but retains some minor imperfections mostly in the form of light scratches. Rated as being extremely rare. The last auction record for this bottle was in 1995!

(Min. Bid: 450)         Est.: $600 – 800

 

180.  “MAYNARD’S - STAR BITTERS”, (unlisted), American, ca. 1870 - 1880, reddish amber, 9”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. A shallow open bubble is on a label panel, lightly cleaned. Good glass whittle and probably unique!

(Min. Bid: $375)       Est.: $500 – 700

 

181.  “McKEEVER’S ARMY BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, M-58), American, ca. 1865 - 1875, amber color, cannonballs mounted on a Civil War drum, 10 5/8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Fine pristine condition. One of the all time great figural bitters bottles!

 

(Min. Bid: $1,500)   Est.: $2,500 - 4,500

182.  “WM. FRANK & SONS” (on the base), (similar to M-121), William Frank Glass Works, Frankstown Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1865 - 1875, orange amber, 10 3/4”h, red iron pontil, applied double collar mouth. Nice example. Identical to the Monopole Bitters, but lacking the embossing.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

183.  “MORNING (star) BITTERS / INCEPTUM 5869 / PATENTED / 5869”, (Ring/Ham, M-135), Maryland, ca. 1869 - 1875, medium amber, triangular form, 12 5/8”h, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. About perfect (a tiny flake is off a corner at the base).

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $300 – 400

 

184.  “NATIONAL / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, N-8), Pennsylvania, ca. 1867 - 1875, brilliant yellow with good olive tone ear of corn, 12 1/2”h, “PATENT / 1867” on smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Near perfect. An American classic and in a very eye appealing color that explodes in normal lighting! Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $800)       Est.: $1,500 - 2,500

 

185.  “NATIONAL / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, N-8), Pennsylvania, ca. 1867 - 1875, medium yellowish amber ear of corn, 12 1/4”h, “PATENT / 1867” on smooth base, applied double collar mouth. About perfect, (two small paper thin open bubbles are on the reverse of the embossing).

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $350 – 450

 

186.  “OLD / HOMESTEAD / WILD CHERRY / BITTERS - PATENT”, (Ring/Ham, O-37), American, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep tobacco amber cabin, 9 5/8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. About perfect. A somewhat different shade of color for this bottle, that traditionally is medium amber.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

187.  “OLD / HOMESTEAD / WILD CHERRY / BITTERS - PATENT”, (Ring/Ham, O-37), American, ca. 1865 - 1875, amber cabin, 9 5/8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. A minor chip is off a side board, otherwise pristine perfect.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 475

 

188.  “OLD SACHEM / BITTERS / AND / WIGWAM TONIC”, (Ring/Ham, O-46), New York, ca. 1860 - 1875, yellow with a slight amber tone barrel, 9 3/4”h, smooth base, applied mouth. A tiny spot of roughness is on a lower ring, otherwise perfect. About as yellow as any you will find.

(Min. Bid: $375)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

189.  “OLD SACHEM / BITTERS / AND / WIGWAM TONIC”, (Ring/Ham, O-46), New York, ca. 1860 - 1875, deep strawberry puce barrel, 9 1/4”h, smooth base, applied mouth. About perfect. Nice color, especially in daylight. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

190.  “OLD SACHEM / BITTERS / AND / WIGWAM TONIC”, (Ring/Ham, O-46), New York, ca. 1860 - 1875, dark burgundy puce (black) barrel, 9 3/8”h, smooth base, applied mouth. A tiny spot of roughness and chips are on the side and outer edge of the lip. Both flaws are very minor. Very rare in this extremely dark color. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $350 – 475

 

191.  “OLD SACHEM / BITTERS / AND / WIGWAM TONIC”, (Ring/Ham, O-46), New York, ca. 1860 - 1875, amber with copper tone barrel, 9 1/2”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Nice example with plenty of glass whittle.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $400 – 550

 

192.  “OLD SACHEM / BITTERS / AND / WIGWAM TONIC”, (Ring/Ham, O-46), New York, ca. 1860 - 1875, medium copper color barrel, 9 1/2”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Two very shallow sliver type chips are off an upper ring. Somewhat different color!

(Min. Bid: $375)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

193.  “REED’S / BITTERS - REED’S / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, R-27), American, ca. 1865 - 1875, orange amber ladies leg, 12 3/4”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition and lacking any trace of wear. Mike Amey Collection.

 (Min. Bid: $200)      Est.: $375 – 550

 

194.  “DR. C.W. ROBACKS / STOMACH BITTERS / CINCINNATI, O”, (Ring/Ham, R-73), Ohio, ca. 1855 - 1865, deep amber barrel, 9 3/4”h, red iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. Excellent example, good glass whittle. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

195.  “ROMAINE’S - CRIMEAN - BITTERS - PATEND 1863 - CRIMEAN BITERS”, (Ring/Ham, R-87), New York, ca. 1863 - 1870, deep tobacco amber semi-cabin, 10”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition. Rated as very rare and in an even rarer color!

(Min. Bid: $1,200)   Est.: $1,800 - 2,500

 

196.  “PHD & C0” (shoulder monogram), (Ring/Ham, S-48), Louisiana, ca. 1870 - 1880, opaque milk glass, 10 1/4”h, “SAZERAC AROMATIC BITTERS” on the base, applied ring mouth. Nice example, considerably harder to find smaller size.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $400 – 550

 

197.  “PHD & C0” (shoulder monogram), (Ring/Ham, S-48), Louisiana, ca. 1870 - 1880, yellowish amber, 10 1/4”h, “SAZERAC AROMATIC BITTERS” on the base, applied ring mouth. About perfect. (Min. Bid: $150)          Est.: $275 – 375

 

198.  “SIMON’S CENTENNIAL BITTERS - TRADE MARK”, (Ring/Ham, S-110), Pennsylvania, ca. 1876, aqua bust of George Washington, 10 1/8”h, smooth base, applied ring mouth. Nice example, lots of seed bubbles. Bernard Simon of Scranton, Pennsylvania received a patent for this bottle on December 14, 1875, six months before the celebration of our American Centennial, held in Philadelphia in 1876.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

199.  “SUFFOLK BITTERS - PHILBROOK & TUCKER / BOSTON”, (Ring/Ham, S-217), Massachusetts, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium yellowish amber shading to a more yellow color hind legs, neck and mouth, 10” long, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Fine example, nice shading of color and full of air bubbles.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

200.  “TIP TOP / H R & CO / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, T-31), American, ca. 1870 - 1880, golden yellow amber, 9 1/8”h, smooth base, applied mouth. A sand grain on the side of the neck has a 1/16” radiation stemming from it. Little is known about this bottle except that it is rare!

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

201.  “W.C. BITTERS / BROBST & RENTSCHLER / READING, PA.”, (Ring/Ham, W-57), Pennsylvania, ca. 1885 - 1895, yellowish amber barrel, 10 1/2”h, smooth base, tooled mouth. Perfect condition, a scarce barrel.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $400 – 550

 

202.  “O.K. / JACOB PINKERTON - Y !! / WAHOO / & / CALISAYA / BITTERS - Y !!! / JACOB PINKERTON - I.M.”, (Ring/Ham, W-3), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium amber semi-cabin, 10”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth, 40% of the original label remains. Pristine perfect condition!

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

203.  Handled Whiskey, “GRIFFITH HYATT & CO. / BALTIMORE”, (Denzin GRI-31), Maryland, ca. 1855 - 1865, yellow amber color, 7”h, open pontil, applied handle and mouth. 98% original label showing the U.S.S. Constitution. Perfect condition, good color and glass whittle, and one of only a few with an original label.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

204.  Handled Whiskey, “J.F.T. CO / PHILAD.”, (Denzin TOB-12), Pennsylvania, ca. 1855 - 1865, yellow amber with deep puce striations, 7 1/8”h, open pontil, applied handle and double collar mouth. Some milky inside content stain, but no form of damage. Nice color accented by the heavy puce striation.

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

205.  “H.A. GRAEF’S SON / N.Y. / CANTEEN”, (Denzin, GRA-21), New York, ca. 1875 - 1890, deep chartreuse green canteen, 6 3/4”h, smooth base, double applied handles, tooled lip. Nice example, scarce color! Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $500 – 700

 

206.  “CALLAHAN’S / OLD CABIN / WHISKEY”  (on front and back panels) - “PATENTED / 1865 / PITTSBURGH, PA.” (on both side panels). (Denzin CAL-11), Pennsylvania, ca. 1865 - 1870, medium amber cabin, 9”h, smooth base, applied mouth, pristine perfect condition and with nice glass whittle. According to Don Denzin, author of ‘Antique Eastern Whiskey Bottles’. “This is the most sought after of all antique whiskey bottles”!  We originally auctioned this bottle on August 17th, 1993 at the Federation of Historical Bottles Collectors auction in Richmond, Virginia. It was lot 77 selling for $8,000.00!  Of the known examples, and there aren’t many, it is considered to be the finest of its kind.

(Min. Bid: $8,000)   Est.: $14,000 - 18,000

 

207.  “J T GAYEN / ALTONA”, (Denzin, GAY-11), American, ca. 1865 - 1875, golden amber figural cannon, 13 5/8”h, smooth base, applied blob mouth. Excellent example, highly whittled glass, big and impressive looking.

(Min. Bid: $600)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

208.  “A.M. BININGER & CO / 19 BROAD ST. / N.Y.”, (Denzin, BIN-31), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellow amber cannon, 12 1/4”h, smooth base, sheared and tooled lip. Perfect condition, nice shading of color from top to bottom. One of the nicer ones! Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

209.  “LANCASTER GLASS WORKS / LANCASTER N.Y.” (on the base), (Denzin, LAN-11), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium topaz with a hint of pink barrel, 9 5/8”h; smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A minor 3/16” chip is off the top of the lip. A rare and unusual color for this barrel!

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

210.  “MIST OF THE MORNING / SOLE AGENTS / BARNETT & LUMLEY”, (Denzin, BAR-62), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellowish amber barrel, 9 3/4”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. It appears that a small chip located on a lower ring, opposite of the embossing, has been partially polished out or it is possibly an anomaly in the glass. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $350 – 450

 

211.  “S. TOBIAS & SON PHILADA.” (on the base), (Denzin, TOB-14), Pennsylvania, ca. 1845 - 1860, dark olive green (black), 9 3/8”h, iron pontil, applied funnel type mouth. A tiny flake is off the top of the lip at the edge. This must be quite a rarity, as we have not seen another.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

212.  “FROM / THE CASPER CO. INC. / WINSTON-SALEM. N.C. / NEW YORK / CHICAGO, ST LOUIS”, (Denzin, CAS-41), North Carolina, ca. 1900 - 1910, cobalt blue, 12”h, smooth base, tooled lip, fluted shoulder and neck panels. Pristine perfect condition. This is the scarce 4-cities variant. Mike Amey Collection.

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

213.  “G.A. SORRELS / EAGLE SALOON / 23 S. MAIN ST. ASHEVILLE, N.C.” - (anchor), North Carolina, ca. 1885 - 1895, aqua half pint smooth base, tooled lip. Overall milky content stain of the type that could be easily professionally removed. Very rare! George A. Sorrells’s Eagle Saloon was a ‘popular dealer in ale, porter, beer on draught and also in bottles. The saloon opened in the early 1880’s on South Main Street. Mr. Sorrells’s was known by his patrons to be ‘a gentleman of the strictest probity’.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

214.  “PALMER HOUSE / CHICAGO”, Illinois, ca 1872 - 1880, amber strapsided pint, “H FRANK PATD AUG 6TH 1872” on smooth base, applied mouth, original “PAT AUG 6, 72” embossed screw threaded closure. Perfect condition, very rare!

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

215.  Label Under Glass Pocket Flask, ‘29th National Encampment / G.A.R. / 1895 Louisville Ky. / I.W. Harper’s / Nelson Co, KY. Whiskey’, Kentucky, ca. 1895, clear glass flask with colorful label under glass, 6”h, smooth base, ground lip, original screw on cap. The flask and label are both in excellent overall condition. The cap has a minor dent.

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

216.  “LONDON / JOCKEY - CLUB HOUSE / GIN - (man riding a horse), (Denzin, LON-11), American, ca. 1865 - 1875, olive green, 9 3/4”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition, bold impression, attractive ‘swirls’ of glass throughout. This one comes in a wide array of colors, all of which are highly sought after!

(Min. Bid: $800)       Est.: $1,500 - 2,500

 

217.  “A.M. BININGER & CO. / NO 17 BROAD ST. - OLD LONDON DOCK - GIN” - (embossed Crown on shoulder), (Denzin, BIN-15), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellowish olive green, 9 3/4”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. A flat 3/16” by 1/8” chip is off the outer edge of the lip, otherwise perfect.

(Min. Bid: $90)         Est.: $140 – 180

 

218.  Spirits Bottle, American, ca. 1875 - 1885, deep cobalt blue case gin form, 9 7/8”h, smooth base, tooled blob mouth. Perfect condition, plenty of seed bubbles, great color! Mike Amey Collection. (Min. Bid: $250)           Est.: $500 – 800

 

219.  Cylindrical Form Sealed Wine Bottle, “H H / 1785”, (Burton, pg. 784), English, ca. 1785, olive green, 9 5/8”h, 4” base diameter, pontil scarred base, sheared mouth, applied seal and string lip. An internal bubble located in the shoulder away from the seal has a 3/8” long spider crack in it. A very clean bottle having full original body luster.

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $600 – 900

 

220.  Cylindrical Form Sealed Wine Bottle, “L. LEWIS / 1823”, (unlisted), English, ca. 1823, medium olive green, 11”h, pontil scarred base, applied double collar mouth and seal, blown in a dip mold. Perfect condition, and considerably lighter in color. Extremely rare, one of two identical bottles recently sold at an estate auction in Philadelphia.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

221.  “D” (above an arrow), (Burton, pg. 1102), England, ca. 1830 - 1850, light green color, 6 1/2”h, pontil scarred base, applied double collar mouth and seal, blown in a dip mold. Several areas of minor external stain exist, but no damage. The arrow was a mark identifying Government property. Most were used on the ships of the British Admiralty. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $350 – 475

 

222.  Blown Storage or Utility Bottle, New England, ca. 1820 - 1840, deep olive green, 10 3/4”h pontil scarred base, applied tapered collar mouth, blown in a dip mold. Perfect condition, plenty of air bubbles, unusual, but eye appealing ‘squat’ form.

(Min. Bid: $180)       Est.: $275 – 475

 

223.  Blown Snuff Bottle, New England, ca. 1790 - 1820, yellow with amber and a hint of olive tones, 4 1/4”h, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip, period hand whittled cork closure, blown in a dip mold. About perfect (a few very faint scratches). A good early one, possibly from the Coventry Glass Works.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $250 – 350

 

224.  (Lot of 2) Ale or Wine Bottles, English, ca. 1800 - 1845, deep olive amber, pontil scarred bases, the shorter bottle has “H. RICKETTS & C. GLASSWORKS - BRISTOL” on the base. The other bottle has a faint letter “P” embossed on the side, applied double collar mouths, both were blown in dip molds. The letter “P” bottle has some light scratches, but neither appear to have been dug. The letter “P” bottle has bluish ‘glassgall’ coloration.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

225.  Stiegel type Ink Bottle, (Covill, fig. 222), American, ca. late 17th Century, early 19th Century, cobalt blue, 17-vertical rib pattern, 3 7/8”h, pontil scarred base, tool flared out lip. Some minor scratches exist on three of the panels. Rare and unusual! Ex Bill Covill Collection. This is the example pictured in the book, ’Ink Bottles and Inkwells’ by Bill Covill. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

226.  Umbrella Ink, “J.W. - SEATON - LOUISV - ILLE, KY”, (Faulkner, pg. 188), Kentucky, ca. 1840 - 1860, light cornflower blue, 10-sided, 2 1/4”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. About perfect, (some minor interior base stain). William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 550

 

227.  Umbrella Ink, “J. - S. - D - U - N - H - A - M”, (Faulkner, pg. 91), American, ca 1840 - 1860, light blue green, 8-sided, 2 1/2”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. Cleaned to its original luster and near perfect condition. Rarely seen in any other color than aqua. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

228.  Umbrella Ink, “WATERS - INK - TROY, N.Y.”, (Faulkner, pg. 146), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 6-sided, 2 1/4”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. Perfect condition, nice glass whittle. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

229.  Umbrella Ink, “ANTI=”, (unlisted), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, clear glass, 6-sided, 2”h, pontil scarred base, flared out lip. Nice example, unusual corset waist form. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

230.  Umbrella Ink, (Covill, fig/ 139), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, deep yellowish ‘old’ amber, 8-sided, 2 1/4”h, open pontil. A 3/8” ‘U’ shaped chip out of the side of the lip has been professionally repaired. Because of it shape and city of origin these inks are usually referred to as a ‘Baltimore Star’. Due to the quality of the repair and density of color, a black light is required to see the repair. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $250 – 375

 

231.  Umbrella Ink, (Faulkner, pg. 189), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium emerald green, 8-sided, 2 3/8”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. A tiny chip is off the base at the edge, otherwise perfect. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $120)       Est.: $180 – 275

 

232.  Umbrella Ink, (Faulkner, pg. 192), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, olive green, 8-sided, 2 1/2”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. A few light scratches are on two of the panels, otherwise perfect. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 - 475

233.  Umbrella Ink, (Faulkner, pg. 190), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, light to medium cobalt blue, 12-sided, 2”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. Light overall stain that could probably be removed professionally. Normally found in shades of light to medium green, but very rare in this cobalt blue color. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $800 - 1,400

 

234.  Umbrella Ink, (Faulkner, pg. 190), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium cobalt blue, 8-sided, 2 1/2”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. Perfect condition, good glass whittle. An internal ‘bird swing’ travels across two panels.

(Min. Bid: $600)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

235.  Multisided Ink, (Covill, fig. 550), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium cobalt blue, 12-sided, 2”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. A tiny flake is off a panel edge at the base. Nice glass whittle, rare form. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

236.  Turtle Ink, “J. - & - I - E - M”, (Faulkner, pg. 95), Massachusetts, ca. 1865 - 1885, cobalt blue, 2”h, smooth base, sheared and tooled lip. An open bubble on the “I” embossed panel is partially on the side and partially on the base. Rare and desirable color and the minor flaw is non-offensive. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

237.  Turtle Ink, “J. - & - I - E - M”, (Faulkner, pg. 95), Massachusetts, ca. 1865 - 1885, medium blue green, 1 7/8”h, smooth base, sheared and ground lip. A minor sliver type chip is off a panel edge, otherwise perfect. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

238.  “HERRON’S INK / NEWVILLE, PA,”, (Unlisted), Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 2 1/2”h, open pontil , inward rolled lip. A tiny area of wear is located where the shoulder and body meet.  Extremely rare, possibly unique and having good glass whittle. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

239.  “WOOD’S / BLACK INK / PORTLAND”, (Faulkner, pg. 150), Maine, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua cone, 2 1/2”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. Perfect condition. Ex. Bill Covill Collection. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $100)       Est.: $200 – 300

 

240.  “J.S. - MORRIS - & CO - BLACK - INK”, (Faulkner, pg. 159), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 12-sided, 2 1/4”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. Perfect condition, extremely rare!

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

241.  “BERTINGUIOT”, (Faulkner, pg. 179), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, yellowish ‘old’ amber, 2 1/8”h, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip. A tiny spot of roughness is on the edge of the base.  Nice impression which oftentimes is very weak on this ink. Ex. Osgood Collection. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $120)       Est.: $200 – 300

 

242.  “S. FINE / BLK.  INK”, (Faulkner, pg. 65), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, light to medium emerald green, 3”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. Nice example, good color! William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

243.  “S. FINE / BLK. INK”, (Faulkner, pg. 65), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, yellow amber, 3”h, open pontil, thin flared out lip. A tiny flake is off the outer edge of the flared out lip, otherwise perfect. Like lot 242, but in a very rare color! William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $500 – 700

 

244.  “HOVER / PHIL.A”, (Faulkner, pg. 81), Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, light green cylinder, 5”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. A few light scratches, otherwise perfect.

(Min. Bid: $100)       Est.: $200 – 300

 

245.  “HOVER / PHILADA”, (Faulkner, pg. 81), Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium green cylinder, 2 5/8”h, open pontil, thin flared out lip. A clean 1/8” chip is off the underside of the thin flared out lip, otherwise in perfect condition. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $100)       Est.: $250 – 350

 

246.  “J.S. MASON / PHILAD.A”, (Faulkner, pg. 86), Pennsylvania, ca. 1840  1860, blue green cylinder, 6 3/8”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. About perfect. Scarce larger size, good glass whittle, desirable color! William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

247.  (Lot of 2) “J.S. MASON / PHILAD.A”, (Faulkner, pg. 86), Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, light and pale green cylinders, 4 3/8”h, open pontils, thin flared out lips. Both are in ‘as found’ dug condition and have various degrees of stain and wear.  The lighter bottle also has a 1/2” chip off the thin flared lip. William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $80)         Est.: $150 – 250

 

248.  “HOHENTHAL / BROTHER & CO / INDELIBLE / WRITING INK / N.Y.”, (Faulkner, pg. 154), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, deep yellowish ‘old’ amber cylinder, 9”h, pontil scarred base, applied mouth with hand crimped pour spout. A flat 1/8” in size chip is off the base at the edge. Also an area of minor scratches is opposite of the embossing. A scarce master ink and with a much better than average impression! William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $500 – 700

 

249.  Master Ink, “E. WATERS / TROY. N.Y.”, (Faulkner, pg. 146), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, bluish aqua, 6 5/8”h, fluted shoulder panels, iron pontil, applied double collar mouth. A clean 3/8” by 1/4” chip is off the side of the lip. Also an internal potstone located near the base has a 3/8” cooling crack traveling across it. Good glass whittle and having a number of air bubbles many of which are white appearing as snow flakes. An impressive looking bottle!  William Thompson Collection.

(Min. Bid: $180)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

250.  “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “A LITTLE MORE GRAPE CAPTAIN BRAGG” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-42), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, light emerald green quart, open pontil, applied double collar mouth. Pristine perfect condition, no trace of wear and in a scarce color. It’s hard to imagine a nicer one!

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

251.  BUST OF TAYLOR / “ROUGH AND READY” - “MAJOR” / BUST OF RINGGOLD / “RINGGOLD”, (GI-72), American, ca. 1847 - 1850, pale aqua almost clear pint, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip. Perfect condition, bold impression with a number of white flecks of impurities throughout and no trace of wear. One of the nicer ones! Acquired in 1986.Steve Benko Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

252.  “GENL. TAYLOR” / BUST OF TAYLOR   “FELLS POINT” / MONUMENT / “BALTO”, (GI-73), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1847 - 1850, medium olive yellow pint, open pontil sheared and tooled lip. Some slight high point wear, otherwise perfect. An exceptionally crude flask that has swirls of tiny air bubbles and impurities throughout. Rare and desirable color! Ex. Fred Weck Collection.

(Min. Bid: $2,500)   Est.: $3,500 - 4,500

 

253.  “GENL TAYLOR” / BUST OF TAYLOR - “FELLS POINT” / MONUMENT / “BALTO”, (GI-73), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1843 - 1850, medium emerald green pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. High point wear exists mostly on the Taylor side. Two minor surface bubbles. Extremely rare color!

(Min. Bid: $1,500)   Est.: $2,500 - 4,500

 

254.  “LA FAYETTE” / BUST OF LAFAYETTE / “COVENTRY / C-T” - LIBERTY CAP “S & S”, (GI-86), Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, ca. 1825 - 1835, olive amber half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Minor high point wear, tiny edge of base flake. Great impression and plenty of air bubbles.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

255.  “BENJAMIN FRANKLIN” / BUST OF FRANKLIN - “ERIPUIT COELO FULMEN. SCEPTRUMQUE TYRANNIS” - “T.W. DYOTT. M.D.” / BUST OF DYOTT - KENSINGTON GLASS WORKS, PHILADELPHIA”, (GI-96), Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1825 - 1835, light to medium blue green quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip, A rough edge of the open pontil has a tiny in making fissure. Crude pebbly glass, great impression, rare and unlisted color.  It’s been 25-years since the last one was auctioned!

(Min. Bid: $8,000)   Est.: $15,000 - 30,000

 

256.  BUST OF COLUMBIA / “KENSINGTON” - EAGLE / “UNION CO”, (GI-117), Kensington Glass Works Philadelphia, ca 1825 - 1835, aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Perfect condition, bold impression.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

257.  EAGLE / “W.C.” - CORNUCOPIA, (GII-12), Pittsburgh District Glass House, ca. 1830 - 1840, aqua half-pint, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip. A sand grain located on the Eagle side below the wing has some minuscule 1/32” radiation’s around it. Three considerably larger potstones in the neck and shoulder have no flaws. A very rare flask and the mentioned flaw is non-offensive.

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

258.  EAGLE - EAGLE, (GII-30), Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, ca. 1850 - 1855, aqua half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. About perfect (a tiny flake is off one of the vertical ribs). One of the rarest of the vertical rib Louisville flasks! Acquired in 2005, Glass Works Auctions, auction 74. Steve Benko Collection.

(Min. Bid: $375)       Est.: $600 – 900

 

259.  EAGLE / “LOUISVILLE KY / GLASS WORKS”, (GII-35), Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, ca. 1855 - 1865, bluish aqua quart, smooth base, applied ring mouth. A 1/4” in diameter open bubble on the corner of the base has two partially polished chips extending from it. Acquired in 1996 at a Harrisonburg, Virginia show. Steve Benko Collection.

(Min. Bid: $90)         Est.: $140 – 180

 

260.  EAGLE - “COFFIN & HAY” / FURLED FLAG / “HAMMONTON”,  (GII-48), Coffin & Hay Glass Works, Hammonton, New Jersey, ca. 1815 - 1835, deep blue green quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. A faint in-making 1/2” by 1/4” pontil ‘bruise’ extends outward. Also a tiny chip is off the Eagle side above the rays. Great impression and plenty of air bubbles some so tightly knit that they appear as a Milky Way swirling through the flask. As deep a color as we have seen in this flask.

(Min. Bid: $800)       Est.: $1,500 - 2,500

 

261.  EAGLE - EAGLE, (GII-93), American, ca. 1860 - 1870, reddish amber pint, smooth base, applied ring mouth. A pinhead in size flake is off the outer edge of the lip. Some spotty haze is in the area of one of the eagles. Acquired in 1998 at the A.B.&G.C. magazine Valley Forge Bottle Show. Steve Benko Collection.

(Min. Bid: $100)       Est.: $180 – 220

 

262.  EAGLE - EAGLE, (similar to GII-109), Pittsburgh District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1855 - 1865, amber half-pint, smooth base, applied ring mouth. About perfect, scarce color, a rare flask. Identical to GII-109 except lacking the ‘Pittsburgh, Pa.’ embossing. Acquired from Harmer Rooke Galleries in 1992. Steve Benko Collection.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 550

 

263.  “LANCASTER GLASS WORKS N.Y. / URN - CORNUCOPIA, (GIII-16), Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, ca. 1835 - 1845, medium cobalt blue pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Found in an old basement crawl space and lightly cleaned to remove a slight haze from dampness. Perfect condition, incredibly bold impression and good color. One of the best.

(Min. Bid: $3,500)   Est.: $5,500 - 7,500

 

 264.  EAGLE - MASONIC ARCH, (GIV-6), New England, ca. 1815 - 1835, light to medium clear green pint, pontil scared base, sheared and tooled lip. A tiny chip is located at midpoint between an eagles wing and medial rib. Great impression, deeper than normal color.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

265.  EAGLE / “KCCNE” - MASONIC ARCH, (GIV-18), Keene Glass Works, Keene, New Hampshire, ca. 1820 - 1830, yellowish olive green pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Some highpoint wear, otherwise perfect. One of the better impressions with all the Masonic emblems easily distinguishable.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

266.  “ZANESVILLE” / EAGLE / “OHIO / J. SHEPARD & CO.” - MASONIC ARCH, (GIV-32), Zanesville Glass Works, Zanesville, Ohio, ca. 1830 - 1840, deep bluish aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Perfect condition. Crude pebbly glass, great impression, deep color.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

267.  “FELLS” / SLOOP / “POINT” - MONUMENT / “BALT.”, (GVI-2), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, a. 1830 - 1840, light to medium lime green half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Some high point scratches exist on the sloop side. Weak ‘Fells Point’ and ‘Balto’. impressions, a very common occurrence for this mold. A very rare and pleasing color!

(Min. Bid: $800)       Est.: $1,500 - 2,500

 

268.  SUNBURST Flask, (GVIII-17), possibly Keene Glass Works, Keene, New Hampshire, ca. 1815 - 1825, clear glass half-pint, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip. Fine example, almost no trace of wear. Extremely rare. The last one sold at auction was in 1983, when the Judge Blaske Collection was sold.

(Min. Bid: $3,000)   Est.: $6,000 - 8,000

 

269.  CORSET WAIST SCROLL Flask, (GIX-45), Pittsburgh District, ca. 1835 - 1845, bluish aqua pint, open pontil, rough sheared partially tooled lip. Some faint inside content haze.

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $600 – 900

 

270.  “GENL TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / MOUNTED CANNON - “A / LITTLE / MORE / GRAPE / CAPT BRAGG” / (encircled by vines and grapes), (GX-4), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore Maryland, ca. 1847 - 1850, bluish aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Fine example with only minor high point wear. During the Battle of Buena Vista, Capt. Braxton Bragg commanded an artillery battery. During the battle Gen. Zachary Taylor gave the order to ‘give them a little more grape Captain Bragg’. This slogan would be used in Taylor’s successful 1849 presidential campaign. Acquired in 2010, Glass Works Auctions, auction 89. Steve Benko Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

271.  “GENL TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / MOUNTED CANNON - “A / LITTLE / MORE / GRAPE / CAPT BRAGG” / (encircled by vines and grapes), (GX-6), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore Maryland, ca. 1847 - 1850, bluish aqua half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. About perfect (a pinhead in size flake is off the corner of the base that we mention only for accuracy). Pristine condition, exceptional impression and no trace of wear. Ex. Don Vink Collection. Acquired in 2010, Glass Works Auctions, auction 89. Steve Benko Collection.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

272.  “SUMMER” / TREE - “WINTER” / TREE, (GX-15), American, ca. 1860 - 1870, yellow olive pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Some areas of light dullness and wear exist, but no form of damage.

(Min. Bid: $275        Est.: $400 – 700

 

273.  “FOR PIKE’S PEAK” / PROSPECTOR - EAGLE / “CEREDO”, (GXI-34), Ceredo Glass Works, Ceredo, West Virginia, ca. 1855 - 1870, medium apple green quart, smooth base, applied ring mouth. Lightly cleaned. Nice example, scarce color. Acquired in 1995 from Glass Works Auctions. Steve Benko Collection.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

274.  “UNION” / CLASPED HANDS - EAGLE WITH BANNER, (unlisted), American, ca. 1855 - 1865, light to medium yellow green (citron) pint, smooth base, applied ring mouth. Perfect condition. Great impression, Rare mold and color.  Acquired from Harmer Rooke Galleries in 1993. Steve Benko Collection.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

275.  “UNION” / CLASPED HANDS - EAGLE WITH BANNER, (similar to GXII-18), American, ca. 1855 - 1865, medium amber pint, smooth base, applied ring mouth. A bubble located on the mouth ring has a 3/16” opening in the outer glass. A rare mold that appears to be unlisted. Acquired in 1986 from Glass Works Auctions. Steve Benko Collection.

(Min. Bid: $90)         Est.: $150 – 275

 

276.  CLASPED HANDS - EAGLE, (GXII-31), American, ca. 1855 - 1870, yellow with olive tone half-pint, smooth base, applied ring mouth. Perfect condition and in a rarely offered highly desirable color!

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

277.  “UNION” / CLASPED HANDS / “WM FRANK & SONS / PITTS” - CANNON, (GXII-38), William Frank Glass Works, Frankstown Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1855 - 1865, bluish aqua quart, smooth base, applied ring mouth. Perfect condition, bold impression and no wear. (Min. Bid: $80)          Est.: $140 – 180

 

278.  “UNION” / CLASPED HANDS / “WM FRANK & SONS / PITTS” - CANNON, (GXII-39), William Frank Glass Works, Frankstown Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1855 - 1865, medium yellow green (citron) pint, smooth base, applied ring mouth. Perfect condition, unlisted color for this mold.

(Min. Bid: $375)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

279.  “UNION” / CLASPED HANDS / “WM FRANK & SONS / PITTS” - CANNON, (GXII-39), William Frank Glass Works, Frankstown Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1855 - 1865, amber pint, smooth base, rough sheared unfinished lip. Perfect condition, great impression.

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

280.  (Lot of 2) “UNION” / CLASPED HANDS / “WM FRANK & SONS / PITTS” - CANNON, (GXII-39), William Frank Glass Works, Frankstown Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1855 - 1865, bluish aqua pints, smooth bases, applied ring mouths. Both are in perfect condition and have great impressions.

(Min. Bid: $100)       Est.: $180 – 275

 

281.  GIRL RIDING A BICYCLE / “NOT FOR JOE” (in a banner), (GXIII-2), American, ca. 1867 - 1870, aqua strapsided pint, smooth base, applied ring mouth. A surface bubble below the bicycle has an opening in the outer glass. A scarce flask. The song ‘Not For Joseph’ was written in 1867 by Arthur Lloyd, a Scotsman while riding a bus in Glasgow, it became popular worldwide. What the connection is between the song and this flask remains a mystery. Steve Benko Collection.

(Min. Bid: $120)       Est.: $180 – 275

 

282.  “BALTIMORE” / ANCHOR / “GLASS WORKS” - BIRD PHOENIX / “RESURGAM”, (GXIII-54), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1855 - 1870, yellowish amber pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Nice example, good glass whittle, scarce color.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $700 - 1,000

 

283.  “SPRING GARDEN” / ANCHOR / “GLASS WORKS” - LOG CABIN, (GXIII-58), Spring Garden Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1860 - 1875, golden yellow amber pint, smooth base, applied mouth. Nice example, scarce color!

(Min. Bid: $700)       Est.: $1,400 - 1,800

 

284.  Blown Pillar Mold Decanter, (Pittsburgh Glass, plate 183), Pittsburgh District Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, cobalt blue, 8-pillar pattern, 10 1/8”h, pontil scarred base, applied double collar mouth and neck ring. A 1/2” by 3/8” in size bruise/crack is located just above the base.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $350 – 475

 

285.  Freeblown Marbrie Loop Pattern Pitcher, Southern Jersey or Pittsburgh District, ca. 1850 - 1870, clear glass with wide opaque white loop decoration, 7 1/8”h, pontil scarred base, applied handle and circular foot, tooled rim with hand formed pour spout.  Perfect condition, pleasing form.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $600 – 800

 

286.  Freeblown Marbrie Loop Pattern Pitcher, Southern New Jersey or Pittsburgh, ca. 1850 - 1870, clear glass with white loop pattern, bulbous form, 6”h, pontil scarred base, applied clear glass sloping foot and handle, tooled rim with hand formed pour spout. A small potstone on the surface of the handle has a tiny in making cooling radiation surrounding it.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $300 – 500

 

287.  Freeblown Cut Glass Compote, (similar in form to Innes, plate 112), Pittsburgh District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1850 - 1870, clear lead glass with continuos cut leaf motif on a shallow conical shaped bowl, applied lower knob pedestal and circular foot, pontil scarred foot, 5”h, 6 3/8” rim diameter. Perfect condition, and when tapped rings like a bell!

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $300 – 500

 

288.  Pattern Molded Footed Bowl, probably American, ca. 1770 - 1800, cobalt blue lead glass with applied opaque milk glass decoration on the rim, honey comb diamond pattern bowl, 3 7/8”h, 3 3/4” rim diameter, pontil scarred base, applied funnel foot has a vertical rib pattern. Perfect condition, a real gem!

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $500 – 800

 

289.  Bunker Hill Monument Cologne, (McK/Wil, plate 114, #3), American, ca. 1870 - 1880, deep cobalt blue, 11 3/4”h, smooth base, tooled mouth, tooled lip. About perfect. This bottle was made in a number of colors and sizes with this being the tallest.

(Min. Bid: $500)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

290.  Cologne Bottle, (McK/Wil, plate 115, #5), (Barlow/Kaiser, plate 5197), Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, ca. 1850 - 1870, cobalt blue, 12-sided, 11”h, smooth base, tooled lip. A tiny open bubble is on a base panel edge. Scarce in this larger size.   

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $250 – 350

 

291.  Cologne Bottle, (McK/Wil, plate 115, #5), (Barlow/Kaiser, plate 5197), Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, ca. 1850 - 1870, cobalt blue, 12-sided, 7 1/4”h, smooth base, tooled lip. Perfect condition.

(Min. Bid: $80)         Est.: $140 – 180

 

292.  Pressed Glass Bear Pomade Jar, (Barlow/Kaiser, plate 3261), Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Massachusetts, ca. 1850 - 1885, black amethyst, 3 7/8”h, “F.B. STROUSE / N.Y.” is on the base. A shallow 1/4” chip is off the tip of a foot. Another is off the side of the jar’s mouth. One of the harder to find base embossed bears.

(Min. Bid: $120)       Est.: $250 – 350

 

293.  Columbus Column Bottle, (Ferson, pg. 86, #428), American, ca. 1893 - 1900, opaque milk glass with metal statue of Columbus closure, 18 1/4” (total height), smooth base, sheared and rough ground lip. ‘Copyright, Mab Co.’ on on the back of the metal statue. About perfect. The design was patented by Julius Librowicz in 1893.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

294.  (Set of 2) “LA TSAR NICHOLAS II,” and “LA TSARINE”, BONBONS / JOHN TAVERNIER”, (Ferson, 422 & 424), French, ca. 1904, opaque satin finish milk glass busts of Nicholas II and Alexandra of Russia, 12 3/4”h, sheared and ground base rims, original metal lid base closures. Both are in perfect condition. Nicholas II and Alexandra of Russia traveled to France to organize their ‘Entente Cordiale’ a formal alliance between the two countries. Both are highly detailed and the satin finish makes the pair appear as being made of marble.
(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

295.  (Set of 2) “CZAR” and “CZARINE”, probably French, ca. 1904, satin finish opaque milk glass, 10”h, pontil scarred bases, sheared and tooled lips, original removable heads have rough rims. The Czarine is in perfect condition, the Czar has a tight 6” long crack that travels from the side at the base through the lower torso and around the back. Possible made for the same event as lot 294.

(Min. Bid: $80)         Est.: $150 – 275

 

296.  Figural Negro Waiter Bottle, “DEPONIRT” (on the side at the base), German, ca. 1890 - 1910, opaque milk glass with black glass head closure, 14 1/2”h, smooth base, sheared and ground lip, original metal carrying tray holds three blown turquoise blue applied handle shot glasses. The body and head have a lot of the original paint, also the tip of the nose has been professionally repaired and can only be seen using a black light. Extremely rare in opaque milk glass and even rarer with the original metal tray and glasses.

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $700 – 900

 

297.  Figural Negro Waiter Bottle, “DEPONIRT” (on the side at the base), German, ca. 1890 - 1910, frosted clear glass torso with dark amber head closure, 14 3/8”h, smooth base, sheared and ground lip. The head has some of the original paint.  Perfect condition.

(Min. Bid: $80)         Est.: $150 – 275

 

298.  Man in the Moon Decanter, (Ferson, pg. 101, #507), American, ca. 1890 - 1915, opaque milk glass, original multicolored paint, 9”h, smooth base, sheared and ground lip, original blown glass stopper, wire stand and dispenser faucet. Perfect condition. The example pictured in Ferson’s book shows four milk glass shot glasses attached to part of the wire stand, however we can find no indication that this example ever had them. Fairly available in amber glass, but very few examples are known in milk glass.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 600

 

299.  Bust of “DE LESSEPS” French, ca. 1894, frosted clear glass bust of Ferdinand de Lesseps, (November 1805 - December 7, 1894), 10 1/4”h, pontil scarred base, tooled lip. About perfect. Ferdinand de Lesseps was a French diplomat and later developer of the Suez Canal. During the 1880’s he led the failed attempt to build the Panama Canal.

(Min. Bid: $80)         Est.: $140 – 180

 

300.  Figural Bust of an ‘Arabian Man’ Bon Bon Jar, French, ca. 11890 - 1915, frosted clear glass with some of the original colored paint, 11 1/4”h, sheared and ground lip, original tin closure. Could be a rare one!

(Min. Bid: $80)         Est.: $150 – 250

 

301.  Miniature Ear of Corn Bottle, “ELKOHIR TEMPLE / CEDAR RAPIDS, IA” - (emblem of the ‘Shriners’ is on the reverse), Iowa, ca. 1890 - 1915, opaque milk glass with original multicolored enamel raised decoration, 3 1/2” long, sheared and ground lip, original screw on metal cap. Perfect condition. The Elkohir Shrine is in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $140 – 280

 

302.  Figural Turtle Cologne Bottle, American, ca. 1890 - 1910, medium amber body with considerably darker amber pressed glass head, 4 3/4” long, smooth base, sheared and tooled lip, a 98% original label on the turtles belly reads, ‘Fine Cologne / (turtle on a rock) / This Style of Bottle is / Original and is a / Trade Mark’. Also on the base is a ‘one cent U.S. Int. Rev.’ stamp. A shallow chip is off the top of the lip. Very few are found with the original head and even fewer with a label.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

303.  Target Ball, “BOGARDUS’ GLASS BALL PATD. APRL. 10, 1877”, (around center band), English ca. 1877 - 1890, light sapphire blue color, 2 5/8” in diameter, diamond pattern above and below the center band, rough sheared lip. Perfect condition and having very crude pebbly glass.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $400 – 550

 

304.  Target Ball, “BOGARDUS’ GLASS BALL PATD. APRL. 10, 1877”, (around center band), English ca. 1877 - 1890, deep cobalt blue color, 2 5/8” in diameter, diamond pattern above and below the center band, rough sheared lip. Perfect condition, very crude pebbly glass. This is the variant that has the number “8” in a diamond above the center band.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $400 – 550

 

305.  “THE IMPERIAL FIRE EXTINGUISHER CO. LTD” (in a circular belt beneath a crown), English, ca. 1880 - 1900, pale green, 6 1/2”h, smooth base, ground lip, original embossed red foil cap and 85% label. The grenade is perfect, the red foil has some openings around the edge. A rare light color for this grenade!

(Min. Bid: $180)       Est.: $275 – 475

 

306.  ‘Jules Hauel Perfumer / 120 Chesnut St Philadelphia’ (bust of Benjamin Franklin) / Premium Almond Cream’ etc. (Jackson, BJ-63), Pennsylvania, cream color with purple transfer, 2 3/4” diameter, 1 5/8”h (including base), ‘Jules Hauel No. 120 Chesnut Street, Philadelphia’ is around the base. The base has a 1 1/2” rim chip that is covered by the lid. Considerably harder to find in this smaller size. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

307.  ‘Jules Hauel Perfumer / 120 Chesnut St Philadelphia’ (bust of Benjamin Franklin) / Premium Almond Cream’ etc. (Jackson, BJ-63), Pennsylvania, cream color with red transfer, 2 3/4” diameter, 1 5/8”h (including base), ‘Jules Hauel No. 120 Chesnut Street, Philadelphia’ is around the base. The lid has a minor chip on the side of the rim that fits on the pot. The base has a hairline crack that is mostly on the bottom. A chip located on the rim is covered by the lid. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 – 700

 

308.  ‘Bazin’s Ambrosial / Shaving Cream / Premium Perfumer / (American eagle) / X. Bazin, Philadelphia’, (Jackson, BJ-153), Pennsylvania, cream color with purple transfer, 1 3/4”h, 3 1/8” diameter. ‘Nine Highest Premiums Awarded / Also a / Prize Medal at the / Worlds Fair / London 1851 to / X. Bazin / Philadelphia’ is on the bottle of the base. A minor chip is off the rim of the pot that is covered by the lid. A minor hairline is on the side of the lid. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

309.  ‘Roussels Ambrosial / Shaving Cream / Premium Perfumer / (American eagle) / X. Bazin, Successor to E. Roussel / 114 Chesnut Street, Philadelphia’, (Jackson, BJ-135), Pennsylvania, cream color with purple transfer, 1 3/4”h, 3 3/8” diameter. ‘Nine Highest Premiums Awarded / Also a / Prize Medal at the / Worlds Fair / London 1851 to / X. Bazin / Philadelphia’ is on the bottle of the base. The lid is perfect, the pot has some tiny flakes that are covered by the lid. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

310.  ‘Wright’s Gold Medal / (dog standing over fallen soldier) / Rose Shaving Cream’, (Jackson, BJ-58), Pennsylvania, cream color with black transfer, 3 1/2” diameter, 1 3/4”h. Several pieces of the side of the lid broke away and have been reattached. Two tiny hairline cracks extend about 3/8” into the decoration. This is a very rare lid and the damage is not that detracting. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $120)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

311.  ‘Worsley Wholesale Perfumer Philadelphia / (capital building) / Capitol at Washington’, (Jackson, BJ-203), Pennsylvania, cream color with purple transfer, 3 7/8” diameter, 1 7/8”h. The lid is in perfect condition. The pot has several minor chips that are covered by the lid. One of only two lids produced by the Thomas Worsley Company. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $500 – 800

 

312.  ‘X. Bazin Succur to E. Roussel No. 114 Chesnut St. Philadelphia ‘ Amandine / for / The Cure and Prevention / of / Chapped Hands’ etc. (Jackson, BJ-132), Pennsylvania, cream color with black transfer, 2 7/8” in diameter, 1 3/4”h. The lid is perfect, the pot has two tiny chips. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $90)         Est.: $180 – 250

 

313.  ‘Seven Highest Premiums Awarded Prize Medal at the World’s Fair 1851 / H.P. & W.C. Taylor’s / New Size / Saponaceous / Shaving / 2 oz / Compound’, etc. (Jackson, BJ-188), Pennsylvania, cream color with black transfer, 3 1/2” diameter, 1 3/4”h. The lid has a 1/2” long hairline crack on the side that dose not effect the decoration. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $90)         Est.: $150 – 250

 

314.  ‘Seven Highest Premiums Awarded Prize Medal at the World’s Fair 1851 / H.P. & W.C. Taylor’s / New Size / Saponaceous / Shaving / 3 oz / Compound’, etc. (Jackson, BJ-189), Pennsylvania, cream color with black transfer, 3 3/4” diameter, 2”h, The lid is perfect, the pot has a tiny flake. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $90)         Est.: $150 – 250

 

315.  ‘Chlorine Detergent & Orris Dentifrice / Royce & Easterly / for / Cleansing & Preserving / the / Teeth / Prepared by / C. Heimstreet Troy, N.Y.’, (Jackson, BJ-18), New York, tan color pot and lid, 2 7/8” diameter, 3”h. The lid has some outer edge wear, but no damage. The pot has a shallow 1/4” chip off the side of the lip. The pot is correct for this lid but lacks the full transfer decoration. A very rare lid in an unlisted color. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $200)       Est.: $350 – 450

 

316.  ‘Compound Extract of / Cpaiba Cubebs and Iron / a Certain and Speedy Cure for For Gonorrhea, Gleet, Stricture Whites & c. (standing man) / Dose a Piece Size of white Walnut three times a day / Prepared only by / C.E. Monell, Chemist / New York’, (Jackson, BJ-41), New York, cream color with black transfer, 1 1/2”h, 2 7/8” diameter. The lid is in perfect condition, the base has a few minor chips. One of the only pots known to contain a medicinal product! Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $180)       Est.: $275 – 450

 

317.  ‘Beef Marrow Pomade / (standing steer) / Prepared by H.P. & W.C. Tayor, Philadelphia’, (unlisted), Pennsylvania, cream color pot with black transfer, 2 3/4” in diameter, 2”h. The lid has a few very tiny glaze flakes on its edge. The pot has a sizable chip off the rim that is covered by the lid. Extremely rare, possibly only two or three known examples. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $300)       Est.: $500 – 700

 

318.  (Lot of 2) ‘James Atkinsons Bears Grease / (standing bear with chain) / 24 Old Bond Street / London / Price 2/6’, English, cream color pots with black transfers, 2 1/2” in diameter. Both are in excellent overall condition. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $100)       Est.: $250 – 350

 

319.  ‘James Atkinson’s Bears Grease / (standing bear with chain) / 24 Old Bond Street / London / Price 4 s’, English, cream color pot with black transfer, 2 3/4” diameter, 2 7/8”h. Both the lid and pot have a number of chips off the side and rim, but no effect on the decoration. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $90)         Est.: $150 – 250

 

320.  ‘Whitaker Limited / Genuine / (standing bear) / Bears Grease / For Promoting the / Growth of the Hair / Delicately Perfumed / 22 Silk Street City / London’, English, cream color with black transfer, 3 1/8” diameter, 1 7/8”h. The lid has a minor chip off the bottom. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $150 – 250

 

321.  ‘James Atkinson’s Bears Grease / (standing bear with chain) / 24 Old Bond Street / London / Price 5 s’, English, cream color with black transfer and a gold outer band, 3 1/4” diameter, 1 3/4”h. A faint hairline crack travels up the side of the lid, but dose not effect the decoration. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $140 – 180

 

322.  ‘Genuine Bears Grease / (standing bear with chain) / Patey & Co. / Lombard St. London’, English, cream color with black transfer, 2 3/4” diameter, 1 3/4”h. The lid is in perfect condition, the pot has two chips off the bottom edge. Found by Mr. Power while diving in the Royal Naval Dockyard in Bermuda. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $80)         Est.: $150 – 275

 

323.  ‘Genuine Russian Bears Grease / (two bears) / For Increasing / The Growth of Hair’. English, cream color with black transfer, 2 7/8” diameter, 1 3/4”h. A faint glaze crack is on the side of the lid and travels 3/8” into the decoration. The pot has some chips. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $120 – 180

 

324.  ‘Genuine Russian Bears Grease / (two bears) / For Increasing / The Growth of Hair’. English, cream color with black transfer, 1 7/8” diameter, 1 1/8”h. About perfect. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 375

 

325.  ‘Russian Bear’s Grease / (standing bear with banner) / Genuine As Imported / Nicely Scented’, English, cream color with black transfer, 3” diameter, 1 7/8”h. The lid is free of damage, but some of the transfer is smudged. The pot has some chips. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $140 – 180

 

326.  ‘Highly Perfumed Bears Grease / Imported Genuine / (two bears) / for Beautifying and Strengthening The Hair’, English, cream color with black transfer, 2 1/4” diameter, 1 3/8”h. A small professional repair was made to the outer edge of the lids decoration. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $120 – 160

 

327.  ‘Genuine / Russian Bear’s / Grease / (standing bear) / for / Beautifying & Nourishing / The Hair’, English, cream color with black transfer, 3” diameter, 1 3/4”h. The lid has a tiny in manufacturing opening in the decoration in one of the trees. The base of the pot has chips. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $120 - 160

328.  Scene showing Three Men Slaying a Bear, a Barking Dog is in the Front, probably English, cream color with deep blue transfer, 1 5/8”h, 1 3/4” diameter. A 3/4” by 1/4” chip is off the underside of the lid that fits on the pot. ‘Toogood / Patent / London’ is on the base. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $100)       Est.: $200 – 300

 

329.  ‘Veritable Noelle de Boeuf / (standing cow) / L.T. Piver / Rue St Martin 103 / Paris / and 160 Regent Street London’, French, cream color with blue transfer, 2 7/8” diameter, 2 1/4”h, fully decorated pot has cows, and buildings. A tombstone has the identical wording that is on the lid. The lid is perfect, the pot has minor chips.Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $100)       Est.: $200 – 300

 

330.  ‘Veritable Noelle de Boeuf / (standing cow) / L.T. Piver / 10 Boulevt de Strasbovbg / Paris / and Regent Street London’, French, cream color with blue transfer, 2 7/8” diameter, 2 1/4”h, fully decorated pot has cows, and buildings. A tombstone has some of the wording that is on the lid. The lid has a few very tiny flakes. The matching pot has some base chips and the overall transfer is fuzzy. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $80)         Est.: $140 – 180

 

331.  (Woman and Child) / Holloway’s Ointment / Trade Mark / 2s  9d’ etc., English, cream color with black transfer, 3 1/8” diameter, 1 3/4”h, 99% original lable wraps around the entire bottom and side of the lid. ‘Prepared only by F.M. Rimmington, Wholesale Lts. / Successors to Wm. White & Son Ltd. / Bradford’. A minor chip is on the outside edge of the lid, otherwise in perfect condition. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $80)         Est.: $140 – 180

 

332.  Sitting Bear, Lion and Rooster, (Ball, #19), Pratt Pottery, London, England, multicolored transfer, 3 1/4” diameter, 1 1/2”h. Excellent overall condition. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $150 – 250

 

333.  ‘Alas! Poor Bruin’, Four boys throwing snowballs at a bear and its owner. (Ball, #1), Pratt Pottery, London, England, multicolored transfer, 3” diameter, 1 5/8”h. Excellent overall condition. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $100 – 200

 

334.  ‘The Ins’, Bear sitting on a chair, two people with lanterns, (Ball, #15), Pratt Pottery, London, England, multicolored transfer, 3” diameter, 1 5/8”h. The lid is in fine condition, the pot has some chips. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $150 – 250

 

335.  Three men shooting at two bears, (Ball, #13), Pratt Pottery, London, England, multicolored transfer, 3” diameter, 1 3/4”h. Perfect condition. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $150 – 250

 

336.  A bear performing for five dogs, a cat is beating a drum, (Ball, #12), England, multicolored transfer, 2 7/8” diameter, 1 3/4”h. A 3/4” in diameter part of the decoration was chipped away and has been reattached. This is a rare lid. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $100 – 180

 

337.  Two bears standing on a rock, (Ball, #10), England, multicolored transfer, 3 1/2” diameter, 1 3/4”h. The lid is in overall fine condition, the pot has a few chips. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $150 – 250

 

338.  Bear on the top of a pole, as many people are watching, (Ball, #10), England, multicolored transfer, 3 1/2” diameter, 1 3/4”h. The lid has a good bit of wear from usage on the outer edge of the rim. Also a few chips that do not effect the decoration. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $120 – 160

 

339.  Bear at school teaching three young bears, (Ball, #9), Pratt Pottery, London, England, multicolored transfer, 3” diameter, 1 5/8”h. The lid has several chips on the bottom edge where itl fits on the pot. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $120 – 160

 

340.  Two bears standing on a rock,  (Ball, #10), England, multicolored transfer, 2 7/8” diameter, 1 5/8”h. Overall excellent condition, but the transfer is not of the same quality as lid 337. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $50)         Est.: $120 – 160

 

341.  ‘The Village Wakes’, a bear wearing a chain surrounded by children, (Ball, #232), Pratt Pottery, London, England, multicolored transfer, 3 5/8” diameter, 2”h. Lid is on a shaped pot that has a green transfer showing a number of people dancing. The name ‘T. Jackson’ is on the lid. Several chips are on the underside of the rim on the lid, one has been repaired. The decorated pot also has several base chips. Robert Power Collection.

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $400 - 550

 




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