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The “Colors of Spring”

Catalog Auction #122

Auction closes June 4th, 2018 @ 10:00 PM

Opens for bidding May 28th

 

An important offering of over 240 items.

 

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1.  “BRIDGETON NEW JERSEY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “BRIDGETON NEW JERSEY” / CLASSICAL BUST, (GI-25), Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton New Jersey, ca. 1825 - 1835, light to medium green quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Perfect condition, full of tiny air bubbles, very rare color! A very attractive flask!

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

 

2.  “WASHINGTON” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “JACKSON” / BUST OF JACKSON, (GI-31), Coventry Glass Works, Coventry Connecticut, ca. 1825 - 1835, yellowish ‘old’ amber pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Great example, crude pebbly glass, much better than normal impression.

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

 

3.  “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHLADA / GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-37), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, light topaz with a subtle pinkish striation quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Pristine perfect, extremely crisp impression, no trace of wear and having a number of tiny seed bubbles throughout. One of the very best in both overall condition and rarity of color that is accented by the pinkish color striation.

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

 

4.  “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHLADA / GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-37), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, medium cobalt blue quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Pristine perfect, Very bold impression and almost no trace of wear.

(Min. Bid: $2,500)    Est.: $4,000 - 6,000

 

5.  “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILAD.A / GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-38), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, dark amethyst pint, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition, but a few of the letters in ‘Glass Works’ are weak. Although dark, decent color can be seen in normal lightning.

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

 

6.  “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, deep cobalt blue quart, rough open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. A few light scratches and spots of high point wear. Deep vivid blue color, strong impression.

(Min. Bid: $5,000)    Est.: $7,000 - 9,000

 

7.  BUST OF TAYLOR / “ROUGH AND READY” - “MAJOR” / BUST OF RINGGOLD / “RINGGOLD.”, (GI-72),probably Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1846 - 1850, light to medium pink amethyst pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. About perfect, (some very slight high point wear). Bold impression, rare and highly desirable color. Of the few we’ve seen in this coloration this one has the most density of color!

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

 

8.  “GENL. TAYLOR” / BUST OF TAYLOR - “FELLS POINT” / MONUMENT / “BALTO”, (GI-73), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1825 - 1835, pink amethyst pint, open pontil has an in making chip, sheared and tooled lip. Two tiny chips are off the top edge of the lip and some spotty high point wear, otherwise in overall excellent condition. Very bold impression and in a very pleasing to the eye and rarely offered color!

(Min. Bid: $7,000)    Est.: $14,000 - 18,000

 

9.  “ZACHARY TAYLOR” / BUST OF TAYLOR / “ROUGH & READY” - “CORN FOR THE WORLD” / CORN STALK, (GI-75), Baltimore Glass Works, ca. 1835 - 1845, light to medium green pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. A clean 3/16” by 1/8” possibly in making chip is off the outer edge of the lip. otherwise perfect. Great impression, scarce color and almost no trace of wear.

(Min. Bid: $1,800)    Est.: $3,500 - 4,500

 

10.  “LAFAYETTE” / BUST OF LAFAYETTE / “COVENTRY / C-T” - LIBERTY CAP / “S & S”, (GI-85), Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, ca. 1825 - 1835, medium olive yellow pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. A tiny chip is off a medial rib at the base and slight high point wear. This is the rare variant that has two circular rivet depressions on the Lafayette side. Charlie Kota Collection.

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

 

11.  “JENNY LIND” BUST OF JENNY LIND - “FISLERVILLE GLASS WORKS” / GLASS FACTORY, GI-107a), American, ca. 1855 - 1865, light to medium blue green calabash, open pontil, applied double collar mouth. A potstone on the surface at the base has a 3/16” by 1/8” chip off its edge. Also a few minor scratches. Original Fislerville Jenny Lind’s are very rare in colors other than aqua!

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

 

12.  “WHEAT, PRICE & CO. WHEELING, VA.” / CLASSICAL BUST - “FAIR VIEW” / GLASS HOUSE / “WORKS”, (GI-115), Wheat & Price Fair View Glass Works, Wheeling, Virginia, ca. 1835 - 1845, bluish aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. A long internal string of glass has areas of olive coloration. Great impression! This is the ‘short haired’ variant that is listed as 24b in McKearin’s ‘Most Desirable Flasks’.

(Min. Bid: $4,500)    Est.: $8,000 - 12,000

 

13.  “BUST OF COLUMBIA / “KENSINGTON” - EAGLE / “UNION”, (GI-117). Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1830 - 1840, light smoky sapphire blue pint, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip. Pristine perfect condition, crude pebbly glass and great impression. Extremely rare and probably unique in this unusual color. This flask was in the famous Paul Richard’s Collection, lot 88, which was auctioned in 1993.

(Min. Bid: $20,000)   Est.: $40,000 - 60,000

 

14.  EAGLE - STARBURST, (GII-7), Pittsburgh District Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1830 - 1840, bluish aqua with a hint of teal pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. A tiny sand grain at the center of the starburst has a tiny cooling radiation traveling across it. This rare and highly desirable flask is rated number 10B in McKearin’s ‘Most desirable flasks’ group B, and the tiny flaw is non-offensive to the eye! The GII-7, 8 and 9 trilogy are among the most sought after of all the eagle historical flasks!

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

 

15. EAGLE - EAGLE, (GII-26), Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, ca. 1835 - 1845, medium grayish clam broth quart, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip. Perfect condition. Of all the colors that this flask occurs in, none are as rare or more unusual than this one! Charlie Kota Collection.

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

 

16.  EAGLE - EAGLE, (GII-30), Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, ca. 1835 - 1845, light pink amethyst half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. A tiny chip is off the outer edge of the lip. Also a faint 3/8” in length horizontal stress crack is located in the lower area of the ribbing. The mold is listed as very rare, but this very exotic color is not listed at all! We know of no other ribbed Louisville flask to exist in this color! Ex. Bill Pollard and Bud Lane Collections.

(Min. Bid: $4,500)    Est.: $7,000 - 9,000

 

17.  “LIBERTY” EAGLE - “WILLINGTON / GLASS, CO / WEST, WILLINGTON / CONN”, (GII-62), Willington Glass Works, West Willington, Connecticut, ca. 1855 - 1870, medium emerald green pint, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Pristine condition, having a bold impression and no trace of wear. Highly desirable pure green color with just the right amount of color density to look great in any lightning.

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

 

18.  “NEW LONDON” / ANCHOR / “GLASS WORKS” - EAGLE IN FLIGHT, (GII-68), New London Glass Works, New London, Connecticut, ca. 1855 - 1865, deep yellow with olive tone pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, strong impression, no wear and in a rare color. Excellent overall condition, an outstanding example!

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

 

19.  EAGLE / “GRANITE / GLASS CO.“ - EAGLE / “STODDARD / NH”, (GII-81), Granite Glass Works, Stoddard, New Hampshire, ca. 1850 - 1855, yellow ‘old’ amber pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. An 85% label affixed on an eagle says, ‘Spts. Camphor / Prepared by / Thomas Hollis, 23 Union Street Boston’. The flask is in perfect condition, but retains some light dried contents that no attempt has been made to remove do to the delicate nature of the label.

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

 

20.  EAGLE - EAGLE, (GII-109a), Pittsburgh Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1860 - 1870, light to medium apple green half-pint, smooth base, applied mouth. Perfect condition, scarce color. Identical to McKearin’s GII-109, but lacking the ‘Pittsburgh’ embossing.

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

 

21.  EAGLE WITH BANNER / AMERICAN FLAG / “CONTINENTIAL” - INDIAN SHOOTING AT A BIRD / “CUNNINGHAM’S & CO / PITTSBURGH. PA”, (GII-142), Cunningham & Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1860 - 1870, light to medium cobalt blue quart, smooth base, applied ring mouth. Near perfect. Great example and in an extremely rare, possibly unique and unlisted color. If you are looking for the very best in this mold, here it is!

(Min. Bid: $5,000)    Est.: $8,000 - 12,000

 

22.  CORNUCOPIA - URN, (GIII-4), Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, ca. 1825 - 1835, emerald green pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Nice example in near perfect condition. Pure green color that has considerably more density than most and has no trace of wear!

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

 

23.  CORNUCOPIA - URN, (GIII-17), Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, New York, ca. 1835 - 1845, deep teal pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. A tiny chip is off the outer edge of the lip. Completely full of tiny air bubbles and in a different shade of color. Charlie Kota Collection.

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

 

24.  “ZANESVILLE” / EAGLE / “OHIO / J. SHEPARD & CO.” - MASONIC ARCH, (GIV-32), Zanesville Glass Works, Zanesville, Ohio, ca. 1825 - 1835, golden yellowish amber pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Some very slight high point wear, otherwise perfect. Charlie Kota Collection.

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

 

25.  “ZANESVILLE” / EAGLE / “OHIO / J. SHEPARD & CO.” - MASONIC ARCH, (GIV-32), Zanesville Glass Works, Zanesville, Ohio, ca. 1825 - 1835, bluish aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Some spotty high point wear as normally occurs on this high relief flask. Crude pebbly glass, strong impression.

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

 

26.  SEEING EYE INSIDE A SIX POINTED STAR / “A D” - BENT ARM INSIDE A SIX POINTED STAR / “GRJA”, (GIV-43), possibly Stoddard Glass Works, Stoddard, New Hampshire, ca. 1845 - 1855, yellowish ‘old’ amber pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, good glass luster, almost no trace of wear.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $250 – 450

 

27.  “CORN FOR THE WORLD” / EAR OF CORN - MONUMENT / “BALTIMORE”, (GVI-4), Baltimore Glass Works, ca. 1860 - 1870, brilliant olive yellow quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A pinhead in size flake is off the outer edge of the lip, otherwise perfect. Fine example, extremely bold impression, almost no wear and in a deep vivid color! Hard to beat this one for color! Charlie Kota Collection.

(Min. Bid: $1,800)    Est.: $3,500 - 4,500

 

28.  “CORN FOR THE WORLD” / EAR OF CORN - MONUMENT / “BALTIMORE”, (GVI-4), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1855 - 1865, yellowish orange amber quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A tiny flake is off the outer edge of the lip. Also some moderate high point wear.

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

 

29.  “CORN FOR THE WORLD” / EAR OF CORN - MONUMENT / “BALTIMORE”, (GVI-7), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1825 - 1835, aqua half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Perfect condition, great impression, no wear!

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

 

30.  SUNBURST Flask, (GVIII-1), Keene Glass Works, Keene, New Hampshire, ca. 1815 - 1825, medium green pint, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip. A potstone located in the shoulder at a medial rib has several 3/16” cooling radiation’s. Good color, deeper than most and the likely in making flaw is only visible from a side view.

(Min. Bid: $350)       Est.: $475 – 550

 

31.  SUNBURST Flask, (GVIII-2), Keene Glass Works, Keene, New Hampshire, 1815 - 1825, clear green pint, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip. Nice example, a classic Keene ‘two pound’ sunburst flask.

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

 

32.  SUNBURST Flask, (GVIII-25), Baltimore Glass Works, ca. 1820 - 1830, deep pink puce half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Perfect condition, great impression and very little wear. Ex. Paul Richard’s Collection.

(Min. Bid: $2,500)    Est.: $4,000 - 6,000

 

33.  SUNBURST Flask, (GVIII-28), possibly Baltimore Glass Works, ca. 1825 - 1835, medium blue green half pint, open pontil, inward rolled lip. Perfect condition. A scarce mold in a very rare and attractive color!

(Min. Bid: $1,200)    Est.: $2,500 - 3,500

 

34.  SCROLL Flask, (GIX-2), American, ca. 1840 - 1850, deep yellow green or citron quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Perfect condition. Highly desirable color and no trace of wear. This one has that ‘right out of the mold’ look!

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

 

35.  SCROLL Flask, (GIX-10), Midwestern, ca 1840 - 1850, medium cobalt blue pint, red iron pontil has an in making pontil chip, applied double collar mouth. Wonderful clarity of color, rare and appealing mouth finish. Charlie Kota Collection.

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

 

36.  SCROLL Flask, (GIX-10), Midwestern, ca 1840 - 1850, deep amber pint, red iron pontil, applied single collar mouth. Two minor 1/8” chips are off the top of the lip, otherwise perfect. Crude pebbly glass and having several sizable folds of glass. A nice Scroll flask, very unusual single collar mouth. Charlie Kota Collection.

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

 

37.  SCROLL Flask, (GIX-11), American, ca. 1840 - 1850, medium to deep lapis blue pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Perfect condition, great impression, somewhat different shade of blue and almost no trace of wear. Few collections of Scroll flasks will have this one! 

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

 

38.  “GENL TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” MOUNTED CANNON - “A / LITTLE / MORE / GRAPE / CAPT BRAGG”, (GX-5), possibly Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1846 - 1850, yellowish olive green pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. The edge of an internal base bubble has an in making fissure. An important flask in a rare color.

(Min. Bid: $2,500)    Est.: $4,000 - 6,000

 

39.  “THE GREAT WESTERN” / STANDING TRAPPER - STAG, (GX-30), American, ca. 1870 - 1880, aqua strapsided pint, smooth base, applied ring mouth. Fine example, great glass clarity and no trace of wear.

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

 

40.  “FOR PIKE’S PEAK” / PROSPECTOR / “OLD RYE” - EAGLE / “PITTSBURGH / PA”, (GXI-10), Pittsburgh Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1865 - 1875, light apple green half-pint, smooth base, applied ring mouth. A tiny probably in making flake is on the inside edge of the lip. A scarce color for this mold and the flaw is non-offensive.

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

41.  PROSPECTOR DRINKING FROM A BOTTLE / EAGLE, (GXI-44), Midwestern, ca. 1865 - 1870, deep tobacco ember pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Pristine condition, a scarce mold in an extremely rare color. Known as the ’tippler’ it is considered to be one of the most sought after of any of the Pike’s Peak flasks.

(Min. Bid: $3,000)    Est.: $7,000 - 10,000

 

42.  “FOR PIKE’S PEAK” / PROSPECTOR - MAN SHOOTING A STAG, (GXI-52), Midwestern, ca. 1865 - 1875, light apple green half-pint, smooth base, applied ring mouth. A few very light external scratches, otherwise in perfect condition. Not a lot of color, but lacking any trace of aqua!

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

 

43.  “UNION” / CLASPED HANDS / “L.F & CO” - EAGLE WITH BANNER / “PITTSBURGH PA”, (GXII-13), Pittsburgh District Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1860 - 1870, medium amber quart, smooth base, applied ring mouth. A pinhead in size flake is off the top of the mouth ring, also some overall milky content stain or dried content. Scarce mold and color!

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

 

44.  “UNION” / CLASPED HANDS - EAGLE WITH “A & CO” IN BANNER, (GXII-21), Adams & Company Glass Works, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ca. 1860 - 1870, yellowish amber pint, smooth base, applied ring mouth. Perfect condition, good glass whittle and no wear. It’s hard to imagine a nicer one!

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

 

45.  GIRL RIDING A BICYCLE / “NOT FOR JOE” (in a banner), (GXIII-1), American, ca. 1867 - 1870, deep chocolate amber strapsided pint, smooth base, applied ring mouth. A few spots of wear otherwise perfect. A scarce flask in aqua, but extremely rare in this amber coloration!  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 is remains a mystery.

(Min. Bid: $2,500)    Est.: $4,000 - 6,000

 

46.  HUNTER - FISHERMAN, (GXIII-4), American, ca. 1855 - 1865, medium amber calabash, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. A pinhead in size flake is off a medial rib, otherwise perfect condition, but some dried contents needs to be washed out.

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

 

47.  HUNTER - HOUND, (GXIII-17), Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1860 - 1870, golden yellow amber pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. About perfect (a tiny open bubble is on the edge of the base). Some glass whittle, nice color.

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

 

48.  “SPRING GARDEN” / ANCHOR / “GLASS WORKS” - LOG CABIN, (GXIII-58), Spring Garden Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1860 - 1870, olive yellow pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Pristine perfect condition, super impression and not a trace of wear. One of the best in overall condition and color!

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

 

49.  “TRAVELER’S” / ORNAMENT / “COMPANION” - “RAVENNA” / ORNAMENT / “GLASS CO”, (GXIV-3), Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, ca. 1850 - 1860, amber pint, iron pontil, applied ring mouth. Perfect condition.

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

 

50.  Stiegel Cologne Bottle, (McKearin, plate 9, #3), Manheim, Pennsylvania, ca. 1765 - 1775, pink amethyst, 12-expanded diamond pattern, 5 1/8”h, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip. A 80% period label in part reads: ‘Ca__phor, M.S. W__kinson, Ph. G., Chemist and Druggist, ___restown, New J____. A number of scratches exist in the area of the label, otherwise perfect. In an article ‘Labeled Stiegel Pocket Bottle’ by Leslie Bowman a Stiegel diamond daisy pattern flask is pictured. Strangely enough it to had a ‘Camphor’ label on it and ‘Joseph D. Zepp, Pharmacist, Westminster, Maryland’.

(Min. Bid: $2,500)    Est.: $4,000 - 6,000

 

51.  Pattern Molded Cologne Bottle, ‘Diamond Daisy’ Pattern, (McKearin, plate 9, #1), Stiegel Glass Works, Manheim, Pennsylvania, ca. 1765 - 1775, medium pinkish amethyst, 4 3/4”h, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Pristine perfect condition, exceptional clarity of color and with as bold an impression of any we’ve seen!

(Min. Bid: $2,500)    Est.: $4,000 - 6,000

 

52.  Stiegel Type Cologne Bottle, American, ca. 1810 - 1820, pink amethyst, 12-diamond expanded pattern, 5”h, open pontil base, sheared and tooled lip. Perfect condition, but with a somewhat weak impression.

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

 

53.  Pattern Molded Flask, Clevenger Brothers Glass Works, Clayton, New Jersey, ca. 20th Century, teal green, 15-diamond pattern, 5 1/4”h, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip. Perfect condition. It won’t be too many more years and this flask will be a legitimate antique!

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 350

 

54.  Pitkin Flask, Midwestern, ca. 1815 - 1820, emerald green, 24-broken rib pattern swirled to the right, 7”h, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip, blown in the German half-post method. Several areas of light wear are on the sides just above the base. Great impression giving the flask that ‘popcorn’ look! Pure green color.

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

 

55.  Fifteen Diamond Pattern Molded Footed Bowl, (form similar to examples in American Glass, plate 31), probably American, ca. 1815 - 1840, cobalt blue, 2 3/4”h, pontil scarred base, applied foot, sheared and tooled rim, inward folded base rim. Perfect condition, strong impression.

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

 

56.  Double Pattern Molded Club Form Bottle, (McK/Wil, plate 94, #10), Pittsburgh District, ca. 1815 - 1830, aqua, blown in a 24-swirl rib mold then blown a second time in a 19-vertical rib mold, 9 3/4”h, open pontil, applied mouth. A few light scratches, otherwise perfect. Double patterned bottles with different rib counts are very rare, especially in this larger size!

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

 

57.  Matched set of Freeblown Vases, Pittsburgh District, possibly Bakewell, ca. 1840 - 1855, cobalt blue, 9 3/8”h, polished pontil, tool folded down rim, applied elongated pedestal and second gather of glass forming the lower body. The heavy stepped foot and pedestal are single piece construction. Both are in perfect condition. Both foot and pedestals have an overall ‘sand’ finish. This type of finish is often seen on various pieces blown at the Sandwich Glass Works, but also on occasion is seen on Pittsburgh pieces. The color of both is outstanding, as is the proportion and form.

(Min. Bid: $2,500)    Est.: $4,000 - 6,000

 

58.  Early Freeblown Sugar Bowl and Cover, American or English, ca. 1800 - 1820, cobalt blue, 6 7/8” total height, pontil scarred applied high funnel type foot has an inward fooled rim, an interior pontil scarred lid has an applied knob. Excellent overall condition, and possibly from an early Pittsburgh District Glass House. The bowl is of high quality and has a very eye appealing look about it.

(Min. Bid: $700)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

59.  Freeblown Pitcher, (McKearin’s plate 72a, #2), (Glass Gaffer of New Jersey, pg.112), American, possibly New England or Southern New Jersey, ca. 1830 - 1850, bluish aqua with white loops, 5 1/2”h, applied handle and foot, tooled rim with hand crimped pour spout. Perfect condition. Ex George Rust Collection.

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

60.  Eight Pillar Mold Pattern Vase, American or European, ca. 1840 - 1860, fiery opalescent milk glass, 6 7/8”h, pontil scarred base, applied upper neck ring, sheared and tooled flared out lip. Perfect condition.

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

 

61.  Freeblown ‘Swan’ Inkwell, Southern New Jersey, ca 1815  -1825, aqua, 2 1/4”h, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip, applied neck, wings and tail feathers. One of the wings is missing about 15% of the feathers. Also the swans head is missing. A great South Jersey rarity that if professionally repaired would probably increase its appearance and value considerably.

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

 

62.  “J.S. DUNHAM O / ST. LOUIS, M”, (this ink has the correct spelling of Dunham), (Faulkner, pg. 91, but unlisted form), Missouri, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 12-sided, 2 5/8”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. Perfect condition. Almost identically embossed as 63, but with a few variations. Like lot 63 this is an extremely rare ink, also the first we’ve offered for sale.

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

 

63.  “J.S. DUNHAH & CO / ST. LOUIS”, (note the misspelling of the word Dunham), (Faulkner, pg. 91, but unlisted form), Missouri, ca. 1840 - 1860, bluish aqua, 12-sided, 2 3/4”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. Lightly cleaned to its original luster and near perfect condition (a tiny spot of glass roughness is on the edge of the base). Identical to ink 62 but with incorrect spelling. Extremely rare, the first we’ve had the pleasure of offering at auction.

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

 

64.  “FARLEY’S / INK”, (Covill, fig. 526), New Hampshire, ca. 1840 - 1860, yellowish amber, 8-sided, 1 7/8”h, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. Perfect condition.

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

 

65.  “HOHENTHAL / BROTHERS & CO / INDELIBLE / WRITING INK / N.Y.”, (Covill, fig. 766), New England, ca. 1845 - 1860, deep yellowish olive green cylinder, 9”h, improved pontil, applied tapered collar mouth with hand crimped pour spout. Some minor scratches and wear areas are on the shoulder, otherwise perfect. Some glass whittle, plenty of seed bubbles.

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

 

66.  “E. WATERS / TROY. NY”, (Covill, fig. 774), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium yellowish lime green or citron color, 6 1/5”h, iron pontil, applied mouth. A 1/4” by 3/16” rainbow type bruise is on the top of the lip, otherwise perfect. Extremely rare color, highly whittled glass.

(Min. Bid: $1,800)    Est.: $2,500 - 3,500

 

67.  “W.E. BONNEY”, (Covill, fig. 655), Massachusetts, ca. 1860 - 1870, aqua barrel, 2 3/4”h, smooth base, tooled lip, 99% original label reads: ‘Bonney’s Non-Corrosive Ink, W.A. Wilde & Co., Boston’. The bottle is perfect.

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

 

68.  “OPDYKE / BROS. / INK”, (Faulkner, pg. 173), New Jersey, ca. 1875 - 1890, aqua barrel, 2 1/2”h, smooth base, tooled lip. Perfect condition. A Frenchtown, New Jersey Company.

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

 

69.  “PETROLEUM / P.B. & CO. - WRITING / FLUID”, (Faulkner, pg. 173), American, ca. 1875 - 1890, aqua barrel, 2 1/2”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Perfect condition.

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

 

70.  “HOOKER’S / INK”, (Covill, fig. 500), American, ca. 1880 - 1895, aqua, 1 7/8”h, smooth base, rough sheared and ground lip has some in making chips, 98% original label wraps around three sides and in part reads: ‘Hooker’s ink, becomes Jet Black and Flows Freely’ and ‘All Dyspeptic and Bilious Complaints, relieved by Dr. Hartshorn’s Bitters to Health’. Fine example and has some of the original dried contents.

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

 

71.  “KIRTLAND INK / W & H” (on the base), (Faulkner, pg. 186), Ohio, ca. 1875 - 1890, medium yellow amber with olive tone Igloo ink, 1 7/8”h, smooth base, rough sheared lip. A tiny in making milky bruise is on the top edge of the lip.  Hard to find in aqua and must be considered very rare in this shade of amber color! Made by the Woodruff & Hull Company.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $500 – 700

 

72.  Teakettle Ink, (Covill, fig. 1237), American, ca. 1875 - 1890, canary yellow, six-sided, melon form, 2 7/8”h, smooth base, sheared and polished lip. A small flat chip is off the top of the polished lip. Unusual overall in making ‘crazing’ appearance of the glass!

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

 

73.  Teakettle Ink, (Covill, fig. 1252), probably English, ca. 1875 - 1890, medium grass green, 1 3/4”h, smooth base, rough sheared unfinished lip. Nice example, full of air bubbles, rarely seen smaller size!

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

 

74.  Revolving ‘Snail’ Inkwell, (Faulkner, pg. 228), French, ca. 185 - 1870, white porcelain with hand painted multicolored floral decoration, 2 7/8”h, metal stand has a single pen rest and a snail embossed mouth plate. ‘J. & L. Bascule, Engrier, Paris’ is impressed on one of the snails side plates.  Perfect condition. 

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

 

75.  “DR. BANKER’S - HOME BITTERS - NEW YORK“, (Ring/Ham, B-18), New York, ca. 1875 - 1885, aqua, 9”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Lightly cleaned, but retains a few very tiny imperfections. Extremely rare, it’s been twenty years since the last one sold at auction! Larry Umbreit Collection.

(Min. Bid: $180)       Est.: $250 – 450

 

76.  “BISSELL’S / TONIC BITTERS / PATENTED. JANY, 21, 1868 - “O.P. BISSELL  / PEORIA ILL”, (Ring/Ham, B-109), American, ca. 1870 - 1880, orange amber, 9h, “L & W” on smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition, ‘big’ letter embossing. Larry Umbreit Collection.

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

 

77.  “BROWN’S / CELEBRATED / INDIAN HERB BITTERS - PATENTED / 1868”, (Ring/Ham, B-225), Pennsylvania, ca. 1868 - 1875, medium celery green Indian Princess, 12 1/4”h, smooth base, rough sheared lip. A 3/8” wide by 1/8” deep ‘U’ shaped chip is out of the top of the lip, otherwise perfect. Extremely rare when found in this strikingly beautiful green coloration! This one stands out in any lighting!

(Min. Bid: $4,500)    Est.: $8,000 - 12,000

 

78.  “BROWN’S / CELEBRATED / INDIAN HERB BITTERS - PATENTED / FEB 11 / 1868”, (Ring/Ham, B-226), Pennsylvania, ca. 1868 - 1875, amber Indian Princess, 12 1/8”h, smooth base, inward rolled lip. A tiny in making chip is off the edge of the Princess’s skirt by her foot. A fine example with good body sheen and fully intact inward rolled lip.

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

 

79.  “BURTON’S - STOMACH - BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, B-275), American, ca. 1880 - 1890, amber, 8 3/4”h, smooth base, tooled mouth. Perfect condition, very rare. Ex. Dr. Burton Spiller Collection. Larry Umbreit Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 450

 

80.  “DEMUTH’S - STOMACH BITTERS - PHILADA”, (Ring/Ham, D-46), Pennsylvania, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium amber, 9 1/2”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition, some glass whittle. Larry Umbreit Collection.

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

 

81.  “ST / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862”, (Ring/Ham, D-105), New York, ca. 1862 - 1875, medium olive yellow with a hint of amber 6-log cabin, 10 3/8 ”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Some wear and scratches are on a lower roof peak. Exceptional impression and in a very nice eye appealing color! Here’s a nice one!

(Min. Bid: $450)       Est.: $700 - 1,000

 

82.  “ST / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862”, (Ring/Ham, D-105), New York, ca. 1862 - 1875, medium pinkish topaz or gasoline color 6-log cabin, 10 1/8 ”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Some in-making neck crazing. In ‘attic’ found condition with good glass whittle and in an absolutely stunning color! If you like them light and like an unusual color than you’ll like this one!

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

 

83.  “ST / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862”, (Ring/Ham, D-108), New York, ca. 1862 - 1875, medium olive yellow with amber tone 6-log cabin, 9 3/4”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Fine example, good color.

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

 

84.  Ben Franklin Bitters, (Ring/Ham, F-80L), Connecticut, ca. 1855 - 1865, moss green, barrel form, 9 7/8”h, pontil scarred base, applied double collar mouth. An open surface bubble is located on the last ring at the base. An identical bottle has an original label that reads: ‘Ben Franklin Bitters Poor Richard’s Tonic’. Larry Umbreit Collection.

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

 

85.  “GRAVES & SON - TONIC BITTERS - LOUISVILLE, KY.”, (Ring/Ham, G-96), Kentucky, ca. 1865 - 1875, bluish aqua semi-cabin, 10”h, five pointed star on a smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition, some glass whittle, one of the best!

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

 

86.  Unembossed Barrel, American, ca. 1860 - 1870, cobalt blue barrel, 9 3/4”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Perfect condition, some glass whittle and seed bubbles. If you are looking to add some color to the run of barrels in your collection than this is the one you want!

(Min. Bid: $1,200)    Est.: $2,500 - 3,500

 

87.  “GREELEY’S BOURBON / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, G-101), Massachusetts, ca. 1860 - 1870, medium smoky puce barrel, 9 1/4”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Perfect condition, unusual color.

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

 

88.  “GREELEY’S BOURBON / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, G-101), Massachusetts, ca. 1860 - 1870, olive green barrel, 9 1/4”h, smooth base, applied mouth, 95% original label. The bottle is perfect the label has some minor discoloration. In past auctions we have sold a number of olive green Greeley’s and we’ve also sold some Greeley’s with an original label, but this is the first time that we have the combination of an olive green Greeley’s with an original label!

(Min. Bid: $1,800)    Est.: $2,500 - 4,500

 

89.  “HALL’S / BITTERS - E.E. HALL NEW HAVEN / ESTABLISHED 1842”, (Ring/Ham, H-10), Connecticut, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellow amber with a hint of olive barrel, 9 1/8”h, smooth base, applied mouth, 97% original label and neck foil. Pristine perfect condition, not even a trace of wear.

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

 

90.  “DR. A.S. HOPKINS / UNION STOMACH BITTERS / HARTFORD CONN”, (Ring/Ham, H-180), Connecticut, ca. 1875 - 1885, medium yellowish citron green color, 9 3/4”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. About perfect. A bright, clean bottle and having an exceptional amount of green coloration to the glass!

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

 

91.  “DR. J. HOSTETTER’S / STOMACH BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, H-194), Pennsylvania, ca. 1870 - 1880, yellow with good olive tone, 9 1/4”h, “W. MCC & CO. PITTS.” on smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. About perfect, nice color. Larry Umbreit Collection.

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

 

92.  “DR. HERBERT JOHN’S - INDIAN BITTERS - GREAT INDIAN DISCOVERIES”, (Ring/Ham, J-43), American, ca. 1875 - 1885, amber, 8 1/2”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Perfect condition and a great addition to any ‘Indian’ medicine bottle collection! Larry Umbreit Collection.

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

 

93.  “KELLY’S / OLD CABIN / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1863”, (Ring/Ham, K-21), New York, ca. 1863 - 1870, olive yellow log cabin, 9 1/8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. A 1/4” opening on the tip of a lower log has been filled in, otherwise this great bottle is in overall excellent condition. Here’s one that if professionally repaired should increase it’s value considerably!

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

 

94.  “H. KLAS’S OREGON - PEACH BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, K-60), Oregon, ca. 1880 - 1890, bluish aqua cylinder, 11 1/8”h, smooth base, tooled lip. Perfect condition, rated as extremely rare! Larry Umbreit Collection.

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

 

95.  “KNAPP’S - HEALTH / RESTORATIVE - BITTERS, N.Y.”, (Ring/Ham, K-62), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, aqua with several subtle olive neck striations, 8 1/4”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Pristine perfect condition. Larry Umbreit Collection.

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

 

96.  “L.N. KREINBROOK’S / BITTERS / MT. PLEASANT, PA.”, (Ring/Ham, K-78), Pennsylvania, ca. 1880 -1895, medium amber, 7 1/4“h, smooth base, tooled mouth. Some scratches and high point wear, but no damage. Ex. Andy Regrut Collection. Larry Umbreit Collection.

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

 

97.  “L.N. KREINBROOK’S / BITTERS / MT. PLEASANT, PA.”, (Ring/Ham, K-78), Pennsylvania, ca. 1880 -1895, clear glass, 7 1/4“h, smooth base, tooled mouth. A tiny 1/8” stress crack is located on the edge of the base. Extremely rare in clear glass. Ex. Andy Regrut Collection. Larry Umbreit Collection.

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

 

98.  “DR. - XX / LOVEGOOD’S - FAMILY - BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, L-125), American, ca. 1865 - 1875, amber cottage, 9 1/4”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition, but some slight dried contents need to be washed out. Not an easy one to find, especially in this rectangular form and overall nice condition.

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

 

99.  “McKEEVER’S ARMY BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, M-58), American, ca. 1865 - 1875, amber cannonballs on a drum, 10 1/2”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. A tiny area on the edge of the base appears to have been slightly buffed. For a traumatized or crippled Civil War soldier returning from the war and needing his daily ‘medicine’ what would have been more identifiable to him than this bottle!

(Min. Bid: $1,200)    Est.: $2,500 - 3,500

 

100.  “MORNING (five pointed star) BITTERS / INCEPTUM 5869 - PATENTED / 5869”, (Ring/Ham, M-135), American, ca. 1869 - 1875, medium olive yellow shading to a considerably lighter neck and mouth, 12 3/4”h, smooth base, tooled mouth. Perfect condition very rare color and no wear. Wow, what a striking color, not the amber that you normally see!

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

 

101.  “NATIONAL / BITTERS”, (Ring/Ham, N-8), Pennsylvania, ca. 1867 - 1875, yellow olive with topaz tone ear of corn, 12 1/2”h, “PATENT 1867” on smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A 3/8” in diameter open surface bubble is located on a side husk, otherwise perfect. Good glass whittle, scarce color.

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

 

102.  “OLD / HOMESTEAD / WILD CHERRY / BITTERS - PATENT”, (Ring/Ham, O-37), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium olive yellow shading to a very light olive yellow in the shoulder and neck cabin, 9 5/8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition and showing no trace of wear. An all time great color in a bottle that is known to come in a number of them!

(Min. Bid: $2,400)    Est.: $4,000 - 6,000

 

103.  “OLD SACHEM / BITTERS / AND / WIGWAM TONIC”, (Ring/Ham, O-46), New York, ca. 1855 - 1865, tobacco amber barrel, 9 3/8”h, pontil scarred base, applied mouth. Perfect condition and not in your usual shade of amber.  It must have been an apprentice who pontiled this one considering how way off center it is!

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

 

104.  Pineapple, “J.C. & CO.”, (Ring/Ham, P-100), American, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep amber pineapple, 8 1/2”h, pontil scarred base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition and considerably harder to find than the “W. & Co. / N.Y.” bottles.

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

 

105.  Pineapple, “PATD. OCTOBER 1ST 1870 BY A.L. LACRAIX” (on the base), (Ring/Ham, P-101), American, ca. 1870 - 1875, bluish aqua pineapple, 9”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. About perfect. Fine example, great clarity of glass, one of the rarest of the Pineapple Bitters!

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

 

106.  Figural Pineapple Bottle, (similar to Ring/Ham, P-100), American, ca. 1860 - 1870, yellow green color, 9”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. About perfect (a minor open surface bubble is on the base at the edge). Rare and very eye appealing color that lacks any trace of wear that is usually associated with this bottle.

(Min. Bid: $600)       Est.: $1,300 - 1,600

 

107.  “PATENTED / 1863 / OK / PLANTATION / 1840”, (Ring/Ham, pg. 408), American, ca. 1885 - 1875, deep cherry puce, triangular form, 11”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. An in making spot of roughness is on a corner panel edge where glass extruded through the mold. Pure puce color and swirls of glass throughout.  Always an impressive looking bottle that can be found in a number of attractive colors, with this being one of them!

(Min. Bid: $1,800)    Est.: $3,500 - 4,500

 

108.  Label Only Bitters, ‘The Kremlin / Russian / Lithuanian / Bitter / A Most Excellent Beverage and Stimulant, Litovsky Liquor Co. / Australia’ etc. (similar to Ring/Ham, R-133.5L), Australian, ca. 1885 - 1900, yellowish amber gin shaped bottle, 9 1/2”h, smooth base, tooled mouth, 97% original label are on all four sides and shoulder. The bottle is perfect. Highly graphic and colorful labels.

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

 

109.  ‘Sell & Schonour’s / Irish Bitters’, Label Under Glass ‘Dawes Dog’, (Ferson, #31 form), (Unlisted Bitters), Pennsylvania, ca. 1875 - 1885, opaque milk glass, 11 5/8”h, “J.L. DAWES, PATENT APPLIED FOR” on a smooth base, ground lip, 95% original label has a white background, black lettering with gold trim, original pewter cage and swirl marble closure. The bottle is perfect, the label has some damage in the upper left corner, also a vertical stress crack travels across the entire outer glass. Like the ‘Whiskey’ label Atterbury duck, lot 120, this bottle was also probably made at Atterbury. The ‘Dawes Dog’ bottle is very rare, and probably unique with this Bitters label.

(Min. Bid: $700)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

110.  “SCHROEDER’S / BITTERS / LOUISVILLE, KY.”, (Ring/Ham, S-65), Kentucky, ca. 1875 - 1890, amber lady’s leg, 9”h, “S.B. & G. CO.” on smooth base, tooled mouth. About perfect. Larry Umbreit Collection.

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

 

111.  “SOLOMONS’ / STRENGTHENING & / INVIGORATING BITTERS - SAVANNAH / GEORGIA.”, (Ring/Ham, S-140), Georgia, ca. 1870 - 1880, cobalt blue, 9 5/8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Cleaned to its original luster, but retains some minor imperfections.

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

 

112.  “DR. SOULE - HOP - BITTERS - 1872” - (motif of hop berries and leaves), (Ring/Ham, S-145), American or Australian, ca. 1872 - 1880, medium yellowish olive green semi-cabin, 9 1/2”h, smooth base, applied sloping double collar mouth. Some scratching exists on one side panel and corner edge, otherwise perfect. A very crude, attractive bottle with thousands of seed bubbles, many of which can be seen on the surface. This is only the second one we’ve sold in this striking pure green coloration! Ex. Dr. James Carter Collection.

(Min. Bid: $1,800)    Est.: $3,500 - 4,500

 

113.  “SUFFOLK BITTERS - PHILBROOK & TUCKER / BOSTON”, (Ring/Ham, S-217), Massachusetts, ca. 1865 - 1875, orange amber shading to a more yellow color in the legs, 10” in length, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition and no trace of wear. Originally a long ‘bird swing’ of glass traveled from one side of the pig to the other.  Today the center part of the swing is missing, but two globs of internal glass that once anchored each side still have part of the swing intact and are readily visible. Quite a conversation piece!

(Min. Bid: $375)       Est.: $700 – 900

 

114.  “CALLAHAN’S / OLD CABIN / WHISKEY - PATENTED / 1865 / PITTSBURGH, PA.”, (Denzin, CAL-11), Pennsylvania, ca. 1865 - 1870, deep amber cabin, 9”h, smooth base, crude applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition and with a great impression. In his book ‘Antique Eastern Whiskey Bottles’, Don Denzin rates this bottle as very rare and states in his book that ‘This is among the most sought after of all antique whiskey bottles’!

(Min. Bid: $7,000)    Est.: $15,000 - 25,000

 

115.  “E.G. BOOZ’S / OLD CABIN / WHISKEY - 1840 - E.G. BOOZ’S / OLD CABIN / WHISKEY. - 120 WALNUT ST. / PHILADELPHIA”, (GVII-3), Pennsylvania, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium golden amber cottage, 8”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth with internal screw threads, original “PAT / JAN” threaded glass stopper. A 1 1/4” long by 1/4” deep professional repair is on the top of a roof peak and travels between the tip of the roof and the neck. Blown at the Whitney Glass Works in Clayton, New Jersey and one of only two or three known examples using the patented Whitney screw in closure.

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

 

116.  “E.G. BOOZ’S / OLD CABIN / WHISKEY - 1840 - E.G. BOOZ’S / OLD CABIN / WHISKEY. - 120 WALNUT ST. / PHILADELPHIA”, (GVII-4), Pennsylvania, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium golden amber cottage, 7 3/4”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition, highly whittled glass, no wear or scratches, looks like it was just made!

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

 

117.  “J T GAYEN / ALTONA”, (Denzin, GAY-11), American or Canadian, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium amber figural cannon, 13 3/4”h, smooth base, applied blob mouth. Perfect condition, highly whittled glass, numerous air bubbles and no trace of wear. If you are looking for the ultimate example, here it is!

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

 

118.  “BUCHANANS / ABSOLUTELY PURE / MALT / WHISKEY”, (Denzin, BUC-11), American, ca. 1880 - 1890, yellowish amber figural cannon, 9”h, smooth base, tooled blob mouth. Lightly cleaned to its original luster, but retains a few very light scratches. According to Denzin, George C. Buchanans was possibly from Louisville, Kentucky.

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

 

119.  “H. PHARAZYN / PHILA / RIGHT SECURED”, (Denzin, PHA-11), Pennsylvania, ca. 1865 - 1870, yellowish amber Indian Princess, 12 1/4”h, smooth base, original inward rolled lip was not fully completed, traces of original gold paint remain. Perfect condition. A rare figural whiskey bottle produced by the same company that sold the famous Brown’s Indian Herb Bitters!

(Min. Bid: $1,200)    Est.: $2,500 - 3,500

 

120.  ‘Whiskey’ Label Under Glass Atterbury Duck, (Ferson, #433), Pennsylvania, ca. 1875 - 1885, opaque milk glass duck, 11 1/2”h, “PATD APRIL 11, 1871” on smooth base, ground lip, the 97% original label has a pinkish background color, gold lettering with black trim, original pewter cage and swirl marble closure. A tiny grinding flake is off the top of the lip. Extremely rare and highly desirable figural back bar bottle especially when found with the original closure.

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

 

121.  Label Under Glass Back Bar Bottle, ‘Sherry’, American, ca 1880 - 1900, clear glass cylinder with indented front panel, 11 1/2”h, smooth base, tooled lip, the label shows a pretty young girl above the word ‘Sherry’. The bottle and the label are in perfect condition. Of all the known examples of both the enamel decorated and label under glass back bar bottles, it is generally thought that the label under glass ‘girls’ are the most desirable!

(Min. Bid: $2,000)    Est.: $3,500 - 4,500

 

122.  “GOOD OLD RYE / IN A HOGS”, American, ca. 1875 - 1885, clear glass with specks of multicolored decoration, 8 1/4” in length, smooth base, rough sheared and ground lip. A 3/8” by 1/4” opening is on the pigs snout. This extremely rare pig, (it’s the first we’ve seen), is in many ways similar to the fiery opalescent milk glass pig with the same speckled decoration, the same embossing, but in a larger size. 

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

 

123.  “PERRINE’S / DEPOT / NO. 37 NTH FRONT ST. / PHILADA. - APPLE - GINGER / PERRINE’S” / (motif of an apple) / “GINGER - PHILA.”, (Denzin, PER-52), Pennsylvania, ca. 1875 - 1885, olive yellow with amber tone semi-cabin, 10”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. A paper thin partial open surface bubble is on the letter ‘A’ in Apple. This is the earlier and more difficult to find variant that has the embossing on the back panel. Rare exciting color and the minor mentioned flaw is non-offensive.

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

 

124.  “TURNER BROTHERS / NEW YORK”, (Denzin, TUR-13), New York, ca. 1860 - 1870, deep copper color barrel, 10”h, smooth base, applied mouth. About perfect (a tiny spot of possibly in making roughness is on the outer edge of the lip). Full original luster, no trace of wear.

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

 

125.  “A.M. BININGER & CO / NO. 19 BROAD ST NEW YORK.”, (Denzin, BIN-44), New York, ca. 1860 - 1870, medium amber, 9”h, smooth base, applied handle, sheared and inward tooled lip. Pristine perfect condition, highly whittles glass, eye appealing form. One of the most attractive of the Bininger bottles.

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

 

126.  Handled Whiskey, American, ca. 1865 - 1875, smoky olive green half-gallon, 11 3/4”h, smooth base, applied handle and double collar mouth. Perfect condition, good glass whittle and loaded with seed bubbles! This extremely rare, possibly unique bottle is identical in size and form to the Oldner’s Superior Old Rye bottle in the Charles Gardner Collection (lot 2189). If this one had the same embossing it would be a record setter!

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

 

127.  Figural Pistol Whiskey Nip, American, ca. 1890 - 1910, lime green color, 7” in length, smooth base, sheared and ground lip, original screw on metal cap. A 1/4” by 3/16” chip off the side of the lip appears to be in the making and is covered by the cap. Normally found in clear and amber glass and probably very rare in this green color.

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

 

128.  “TRADE MARK / N. VAN BERGEN & CO.” / (Standing Horse) / “GOLD DUST / KENTUCKY / BOURBON / N. VAN BERGEN & CO. / SOLE PROPTS.”, (Thomas #155), California, ca. 1871 - 1875, bluish aqua 11 3/4”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Great example, bold impression and having numerous tiny air bubbles.

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

 

129.  “A.M. SMITH, / CALIFORNIA / ESTABD / 1872 / WINE DEPOT. / 533 CHESTNUT. ST. PHILA.”, Pennsylvania, ca. 1880 - 1895, amber strapsided pint flask, smooth base, tooled lip. In ‘as found’ dug condition having some inside and external stain. Also a tiny 1/8” milky bruise is on the reverse of the embossing at the base. Possibly A.M. Smith had a liquor business in California before coming to Philadelphia. Or was he based in Philadelphia and had a wine depot in California? Who knows for sure.

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

 

130.  Blacking Bottle, “HUTCHINS’ (backward S) / AND MASON (backward S)  / KEENE / N H - WATER’ PROOF / BLACKING”, New Hampshire, ca. 1840 - 1860, yellowish ‘old’ amber, 5 3/4”h, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip. A tiny flake off a corner of the base has been filled in, otherwise perfect.  Good glass whittle, plenty of seed bubbles, no trace of wear and the tiny flaw is non-offensive.

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

 

131.  Blacking Bottle, “FORBES & CO / CHATHAM / SQUARE / NEW YORK - PATENT - GUTTA PERCHA - OIL BLACKING”, New York, ca. 1840 - 1855, yellowish amber color, 5 1/4”h, open pontil, applied mouth. About perfect, (a less than pinhead in size flake is off the edge of the base). One of only a very few embossed colored pontiled blacking bottles exist, and this is a rare one!

(Min. Bid: $2,000)    Est.: $3,500 - 5,500

 

132.  “DR. SWETT’S / PANACEA - EXETER N.H.”, (Odell, pg. 340), New Hampshire, ca. 1840 - 1860, olive green, 7 7/8”h, improved pontil has an in-making chip, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition, crude ‘seedy’ glass, decent glass whittle. One of only a very few known examples, and possibly the nicest!

(Min. Bid: $3,500)    Est.: $6,000 - 9,000

 

133.  “PHELPS’S - ARCANUM - WORCESTER - MASS.”, (Odell, pg. 279), Massachusetts, ca. 1840 - 1855, yellowish ‘old’ amber, 8 3/4”h, improved pontil, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, full original luster and plenty of seed bubbles. A classic New England pontiled medicine, in an attractive form that is rarely offered for sale!

(Min. Bid: $2,500)    Est.: $4,000 - 6,000

 

134.  “MRS. E. KIDDER’ / DYSENTERY / CORDIAL / BOSTON”, (Odell, pg. 213), Massachusetts, ca. 1840 - 1860, deep olive green, 7 3/4”h, improved pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. About perfect (a few light scratches are near a mold seam). Full of seed bubbles, great impression, huge jagged pontil and in a seldom seen pure green color! One of the nicer ones!

(Min. Bid: $1,500)    Est.: $3,500 - 5,500

 

135.  “GIBB’S / BONE LINIMENT”, (Odell, pg. 144), New England, ca. 1840 - 1860, yellowish olive green with a hint of amber, 6-sided, 6 1/2”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. Sparkling mint condition and with good glass whittle.

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

 

136.  “OLD DR. / J. TOWNSEND’S - SARSAPARILLA - NEW YORK”, (Odell, pg. 349), (DeGrafft, pg. 123), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, yellowish lime green color, 9 1/2”h, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. A tiny potstone on the label panel has a tiny ‘rainbow’ surrounding it. Over the years we have auctioned a number of Old Dr. Townsend’s bottles, but none in this very rare and impressive color! Forget about the minor flaw, it’s the color that counts!

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

 

137.  “MORSE’S / CELEBRATED SYRUP / PROV. R.I.”, (Odell, pg. 259), Rhode Island, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium emerald green, oval form, 9 3/8”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. A number of light scratches exist opposite of the embossing, otherwise perfect. Good glass whittle and in a deeper color than most. Ex Greer Collection #763.

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

 

138.  “CARTERS / SPANISH / MIXTURE”, (Odell, pg. 68), Virginia, ca. 1840 - 1860, yellowish amber cylinder, 8 1/4”h, iron pontil, applied double collar mouth. About perfect, (a some minor scratches). Full original body luster and rarely seen in this pure amber color! that displays perfectly in any light!

(Min. Bid: $400)       Est.: $1,200 - 1,600

 

139.  “CARTERS / SPANISH / MIXTURE”, (Odell, pg. 68), Virginia, ca. 1840 - 1860, yellowish grass green cylinder, 8 1/8”h, open pontil, applied double collar mouth, 95% original label. Perfect condition. The Bennett & Beers, Druggist’s were located at No. 125 Main Street in Richmond, Virginia. (Min. Bid: $375)   Est.: $500 – 800

 

140.  “BY THE / KINGS / ROYAL / PATENT / GRANTED / TO - ROBT / TURLI / NGTON / FOR HIS / INVENTED / BALSAM / OF LIFE - JANY, 23 - LONDON”, (Odell, pg. 352), English or American, ca. 1820 - 1840, yellow amber, 2 3/4”h, open pontil, thin flared out lip. A 1/2” in size chip out of the flared lip has been professionally repaired. This is believed to be the only known example in amber and is the one made reference to in Odell’s book that was dug in Southwest, Ohio.

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

 

141.  “DR. SAML THOMSONS PATENT / RHEUMATIC DROPS”, (unlisted), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, clear glass, globular form, 3”h, pontil scarred base, outward rolled lip. Pristine perfect condition. Extremely rare, possibly only two or three known examples, and in a very unusual form.

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

 

142.  “DR. H. AUSTIN’S - GENUINE / AGUE BALSAM - PLYMOUTH, O.”, (Odell, pg. 13), Ohio, ca. 1840 - 1860, bluish aqua, 7 1/8”h, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. A sand grain on a corner panel edge has a very faint ‘moon’ around it. Also an in making ‘fin’ of glass that extruded along a mold seam has been partially removed. A very rare Ohio medicine and the minor mentioned flaws are trivial.

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

 

143.  “BEAR’S / OIL”, (Odell, pg. 28), American, ca. 1835 - 1860, aqua, 2 3/4”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip, 98% original label and part contents. The bottle has some outside dullness.

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

 

144.  “COWAN’S / LITHONTRIPTIC”, (Odell pg. 92), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 7 1/2”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. Fine example and extremely rare having no auction record.

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

 

145.  “J. CRISTADORO - LIQUID - HAIR DYE - NO 2”, (Odell, pg. 95), (Fadely, pg. 42), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 2 3/4”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip. Pristine perfect condition. Accompanying the bottle is the original cardboard container with highly graphic lithograph advertising on all four sides. The box has an internal compartment where the bottle sat. The lid and base of the box are missing, as would have been other components in the box. Very unusual, plenty of the bottles exist, but this is a first original box we’ve seen.

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

 

146.  “J.S. GREGORY / CHEMIST”, (Odell, pg. 152), Ohio, ca. 1845- 1860, aqua, 4 3/4”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip, 75% original label in part reads: ‘Instant Cure of Pain, Established at Maumee City, Ohio, A.D. 1845’. The bottle is perfect.

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

 

147.  “HADLOCK’S - VEGETABLE - SYRUP”, (Odell, pg. 157), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, bluish aqua, 8 3/4”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. Pristine perfect condition, exceptional highly whittled glass, and unusually long neck. Please note: this is not the 6-sided bottle like the one we sold in auction 119 and is occasionally seen, but this extremely rare bottle is in an almost identical form as a Swaim’s Panacea! Ex. Greer Collection #774.

(Min. Bid: $1,200)    Est.: $2,500 - 3,500

 

148.  “DR. MYERS VEGETABLE / EXTRACT - SARSAPARILLA / WILD CHERRY / DANDELION”, (Odell, pg. 262), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, bluish aqua, 8 1/2”h, open pontil, applied blob mouth. Pristine perfect condition, good glass whittle and no trace of wear. A very rare Buffalo, New York medicine bottle, and of the few known examples probably the best!

(Min. Bid: $900)       Est.: $1,800 - 2,750

 

149.  “DR. J.S. ROSE’S - EYE WATER - PHIL.A”, (Odell, pg. 302), Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 3 3/8”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip, part original contents.  Perfect condition, a very rare little medicine bottle.

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

 

150.  “SARGENT & CO - AMERICAN / CANCHALACOGUE - NEW YORK”, (Odell, pg. 310), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 7 5/8”h, open pontil, applied double collar mouth, 95% original label. The bottle is perfect and has a high level of glass whittle. A scarce bottle with an extremely rare original label!

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

 

151.  “SCHENCK’S - SEAWEED - TONIC” - (pill box indentation), (Odell, pg. 312), Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, bluish aqua, 9”h, iron pontil, applied double collar mouth. A tiny potstone in the shoulder has some minuscule cooling radiation’s around it. A number of pontil period Schenck’s Seaweed Tonic bottles exist, but very few have the indentation where a box of Schenck’s Mandrake Pills would have been. 

(Min. Bid: $275)       Est.: $375 – 475

 

152.  “SELDEN’S / WIGWAM / LINIMENT / N.Y.”, (Odell, pg. 316), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, oval form, 9 1/2”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. A tiny flake is off the outer edge of the lip. Also some light inside haze or dried contents. Scarce larger size bottle!

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

 

153.  “DR. J. SIMMS & SON - UNEQUALED - COUGH SYRUP / FOR / PULMONARY DISEASES - WILMINGTON - DEL”, (Odell, pg. 321), Delaware, ca. 1840 - 1860, clear glass, 5 1/2”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. A number of scratches exist, mostly on the reverse label panel. Extremely rare!

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

 

154.  “DR. J. WOODRUFF’S / LINIMENT”, (Odell, pg. 381), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua cylinder, 4 1/8”h open pontil, inward rolled lip. Pristine perfect condition, good glass whittle and extremely rare, having no auction record!

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

 

155.  “DR. CRAIG’S / (motif of a kidney) / KIDNEY / CURE”, (Agee, #55), New York, ca. 1870 - 1880, amber, 9 3/4”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, One of the rarest of the Dr. Craig’s Kidney Cure bottles and among the most sought after of all cure bottles!

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

 

156.  “DR. CRAIG’S / COUGH & / CONSUMPTION / CURE”, (Agee, #54), New York, ca. 1870 - 1880, amber, 8”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Pristine perfect condition. One of the best of the Craig’s cure bottles.

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

 

157.  “ORIGINAL / KIDNEY & LIVER / CURE / ORIGINAL KIDNEY / & LIVER CURE CO - ROCHESTER, N.Y.”, (Agee, #192), New York, ca. 1870 - 1880, amber, 10”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A flat 1/4” by 1/8” chip is off the top edge of the lip.

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

 

158.  “CRAIG’S KIDNEY / & / LIVER / CURE / COMPANY”, (Agee, #33), New York, ca. 1870 - 1880, amber, 9 5/8”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition.

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

 

159.  “THE ORIGINAL / DR. CRAIG’S / KIDNEY CURE / ROCHESTER, N.Y.”, (Agee #56), New York, ca. 1870 - 1880, amber, 9 1/2”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition.

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

 

160.  “SANFORD’S - EXTRACT OF - HAMAMELIS/ OR WITCH HAZEL”, American, ca. 1880 - 1890, cobalt blue, 11 1/2”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Perfect condition. This is the very impressive looking and rarer large size bottle. If you want to add a big ‘slug’ of blue to the collection you want this bottle!

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

 

161.  “U.S.A. / HOSP. DEPT”, American, ca. 1863 - 1870, reddish amber quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. An area of scratches are to the left of the embossing otherwise perfect. A rare color for this bottle! Commissioned by the Union Army during the Civil War it became a standard item in every medical kit. It’s found in a number of colors, but mostly shades of olive yellow, olive amber or aqua glass.

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

 

162.  “FULTON’S / RADICAL REMEDY - SURE KIDNEY LIVER / AND DYSPEPSIA CURE”, American, ca. 1870  - 1880, amber, 9”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. A tiny chip is off the edge of a corner panel at the base, otherwise perfect. Here’s a rare one!

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

 

163.  “SWIFTS / SYPHILITIC SPECIFIC”, American, ca. 1870 - 1880, deep cobalt blue, 9”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Pristine perfect condition, deep vivid color and in rarely seen ‘attic’ found condition.

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

 

164.  “ROHRER’S - WILD / CHERRY / TONIC / EXPECTORAL + - LANCASTER PA.”, (Odell, pg. 301), Pennsylvania, ca. 1860 - 1870, yellow with amber tone, 10 1/2”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition. A number of these very attractive ‘roped corner’ medicine bottles exist, but few as nice as this one. Exceptional clarity of color, great impression, no trace of wear and in an exceptional almost pure yellow color!(Min. Bid: $400)                Est.: $700 - 1,000

 

165.  “WARNER’S / SAFE / CURE” / (motif of a safe) / “LONDON”, (Ojea, #58), English, ca. 1890 - 1900, yellowish lime green, 4 5/8”h, smooth base, tooled lip. Perfect condition. One of the most sought after of the English Warner’s bottles!

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

 

166.  “WM. J. ROSS - HAIR RESTORER - FRANKLIN, O.”, (unlisted), Ohio, ca. 1865 - 1875, dark chocolate amber, 7”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Cleaned to its original luster, but retains some minor imperfections. Extremely rare, possible even unique!

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

 

167.  “FISHER’S / SEAWEED / EXTRACT / MANX” (motif of a shrub)  “SHRUB / REGISTERED / COMPANY / ULVERSTON - QUARRIE’S PATENT”, English, ca. 1880 - 1895, lime green, triangular form, 5 1/4”h, smooth base, tooled lip. Pristine perfect condition.

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

 

168.  “DR. T.E. DAVIS / SUMMIT HILL / PENN’A. - SWITCH-BACK - SARSAPARILLA”, (unlisted), Pennsylvania, ca. 1885 - 1895, aqua, 9”h, smooth base, tooled double collar mouth. Perfect ‘attic’ found condition, but a little bit of dried contents needs to be washed out. This extremely rare bottle was recently found at a farm sale in North Central Pennsylvania. Summit Hill is a small town in the Coal Region of Pennsylvania. From 1828 to 1932 the Mauch Chunk and Summit Switchback Railroad hauled anthracite coal from the mines in and around Summit Hill to Mauch Chunk and the Lehigh River Canal, a distance of nine miles, where it was loaded onto barges in route to Easton and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Interesting how this medicine man used both the town and railroad names to help promote his medicine.

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

 

169.  “R.W. MITCHELL’S / CALIFORNIA - BALM TONIC / EXPECTORANT”, (Odell, pg. 255), California, ca. 1855 - 1865, clear glass, 7 3/8”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A tiny potstone located on a panel edge has a 3/16” ‘rainbow’ type radiation around it. Extremely rare having no auction record and just missed being pontiled!

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

 

170.  “SMITH’S / SEX 0 TINE / THE / GREAT / TONIC / FOR MEN / PREPARED / BY / SMITH’S / SEX O TINE / MEDICINE CO / MOBILE / ALA. - SEX O TINE”, Alabama, ca. 1885 - 1895, clear glass, 6 5/8”h, smooth base, tooled lip. About perfect.

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

 

171.  “MARINE HOSPITAL SERVICE” / (marine symbol) / 1798 + U.S. + 1871 / 500 CC”, American, ca. 1875 - 1885, clear glass, 7 3/8”h, smooth base, tooled lip, original ground glass stopper. Two tiny ‘rainbow’ type dings are on the shoulder away from the embossing, otherwise perfect.

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

 

172.  Figural Skull Bottle, “POISON” (on forehead) - “PAT. APPL’D FOR”, (Kuhn, KU-10), Massachusetts, ca. 1890 - 1910, cobalt blue skull, 2 7/8”h, “PAT - JUNE - 26TH - 1894” on smooth base, tooled lip. Perfect condition. Considered by many to be the rarest of the three sizes of the skull poisons.

(Min. Bid: $2,500)    Est.: $4,000 - 6,000

 

173.  “POISON” / (Skull & Crossbones) / “DEMERT / DRUG & / CHEMICAL / CO. / SPOKANE”, (Kuhn, KR-1), Washington, ca. 1890 - 1910, cobalt blue, 4 1/2”h, “W.T. CO. / U.S.A.” on smooth base, tooled lip. Perfect condition. A rare and highly desirable poison bottle.

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

 

174.  “POISON” / (Skull & Crossbones) / “BEWS’ / PHARMACY / REVELSTOKE”, (similar to Kuhn, KR-1), Canadian, ca. 1890 - 1910, cobalt blue, 6 1/2”h, “W.T. CO. / U.S.A.” on smooth base, crude tooled lip. has a long trapped air bubble.  Perfect condition. A very desirable poison that is even rarer than the Demert’s.

(Min. Bid: $2,500)    Est.: $4,000 - 6,000

 

175.  “F. & E. BAILEY & CO. / LOWELL, MASS.”, (Kuhn, KI-2), Massachusetts, ca. 1890 - 1910, cobalt blue, irregular hexagonal form, 7 1/2”h, “C.L.G. & CO. / PATENT APPL’D FOR” on smooth base, tooled lip. Rare drug store embossing, extremely rare size!

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

 

176.  “POISON - POISON”, (Kuhn, KU-18), New York, ca. 1890 - 1910, amber coffin form, 4 3/4”h, “NORWICH / 4A.” on smooth base, tooled lip. Perfect condition, extremely rare amber color (check the auction records), and with all the diamonds intact!

(Min. Bid: $1,800)    Est.: $3,500 - 4,500

 

177.  “POISON - POISON”, (Kuhn, KU-18), New York, ca. 1890 - 1910, cobalt blue coffin form, 7 1/2”h, “NORWICH / U.S.A.” on smooth base, tooled lip, 90% original label in part reads: ‘Mercuric Chloride, Poison, The Norwich Pharmacal Company, Norwich, New York’. Perfect condition and contains a few of the original coffin shaped pills.

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

 

178.  (Skull and Crossbones) / “DP” (monogram) - “POISON - POISON”, (Kuhn, KU-8), American, ca. 1890 - 1910, cobalt blue, 4 7/8”h, smooth base, tooled lip. Pristine perfect condition. A very rare ‘DP’ coffin shaped poison and one of only a very few in perfect condition.

(Min. Bid: $2,500)    Est.: $4,000 - 6,000

 

179.  “POISON” (on shoulder), (Kuhn, KC-6), American, ca. 1890 - 1910, deep cobalt blue cylinder, 5 1/4”h, “PATENT” and “T & L CO.” (monogram) on smooth base. Lightly cleaned to its original luster and near perfect condition. Here’s a rare one!

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

 

180.  “HADDOCK / & SONS”, American, ca. 1830 - 1840, olive yellow egg form, 6 7/8”h, pontil scarred base has a faint in-making bruise under the pontil, outward rolled lip. Perfect ‘attic’ found condition, good glass whittle, one of the earliest American soda water bottles!

(Min. Bid: $1,800)    Est.: $2,500 - 4,500

 

181.  “KEACH - BALT.”, Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, Maryland, ca. 1855 - 1865, medium yellowish green torpedo, 8 1/2”h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition, good glass whittle and no trace of wear. One of the very best!

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

 

182.  “J. LAKE. / SCHENECTADY. N.Y.”, New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, deep cobalt blue tenpin form, 8 1/4”h, iron pontil, applied mouth. An area of light scratches and wear exist, but in overall excellent condition. Jack Englert Collection.

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

 

183.  “J. LAKE. / SCHENECTADY. N.Y.”, New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, cobalt blue semi tenpin form, 7 1/2”h, iron pontil, applied mouth. Pristine condition, similar to lot 182, but from a different mold. Jack Englert Collection.

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

 

184.  “S. SMITH. / AUBURN - N.Y.”, New York, ca. 1850 - 1860, cobalt blue tenpin form, 8 1/8”h, smooth base, applied mouth. Lightly cleaned, but retains some minor imperfections, mostly in the form of tiny letter flakes. Good glass whittle and in considerably nicer condition than most! Jack Englert Collection.

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

 

185.  “W.P. - KNICKER - BOCKER - SODA WATER - 164. 18TH ST N.Y. 1848”, New York, ca. 1848 - 1860, deep vivid cobalt blue, 10-sided, 7 1/4”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. Pristine ‘attic’ found condition. As nice as any we’ve seen! Jack Englert Collection.

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

 

186.  “CARPENTER - & COBB - KNICKERBOCKER - SODA WATER - SARATOGA - SPRINGS”, New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium green, 10-sided, 7 1/2”h, iron pontil, applied mouth. Pristine perfect ‘attic’ found condition. One of the best! Jack Englert Collection.

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

 

187.  “BUFFUMS - SARSAPARILLA - & LEMON - MINERAL WATER - PITTSBURGH”, Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 -1860, deep cobalt blue, 10-sided, 7 3/4”h, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. Lightly cleaned to pristine condition, but retains a few very tiny imperfections. Always popular with the Pittsburgh boys and the very tiny flaws are non-offensive. Jack Englert Collection.

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

 

188.  “RUTHERFORD’S - PREMIUM - MINERAL WATER - CINCINNATI - THIS BOTTLE / IS NEVER SOLD”, Ohio, ca. 1840 - 1860, sapphire blue, 10-sided, 7 1/4”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. Perfect ‘attic’ found condition. Probably one of only a very few not dug!

(Min. Bid: $375)       Est.: $700 – 900

 

189.  “BURR & WATERS - BOTTLERS - BUFFALO N.Y. - THIS BOTTLE / TO BE RETURNED”, New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium cobalt blue, 8-sided, 7 3/8”h, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. About perfect (a pinhead in size flake is off the top edge of he lip). Not an easy one to find, especially in this ‘attic’ found condition and the tiny flaw is non-offensive!

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

 

190.  “GEO. EAGLE” (rib pattern around entire bottle), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium blue green, 6 7/8h, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. Cleaned, but retains some very tiny rib imperfections. Jack Englert Collection.

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

 

191.  “A. SCHROTH / SCH.LL HAVEN - SUPERIOR / MINERAL WATER / UNION GLASS WORKS”, Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, cobalt blue, mug base, 7 1/2”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. Pristine perfect like new condition. As nice as any we’ve seen! This one’s worth a premium bid!

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

 

192.  “J. DOWDALL - UNION GLASS WORKS PHIL.A / SUPERIOR / MINERAL WATER”, Delaware, ca. 1840 - 1860, cobalt blue, mug base, 7 1/4”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. About perfect. Very rare, even more so in this pristine ‘attic’ found condition.

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

 

193.  “POMROY & HALL”, Massachusetts, ca. 1840 - 1860, deep blue green mug base soda, 7 1/8”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. Perfect ‘attic’ found condition! Pomroy & Hall were located in Springfield, Massachusetts.

(Min. Bid: $250)       Est.: $400 – 500

 

194.  “POMROY & HALL”, American, ca. 1840 - 1860, deep olive amber, 7”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. Pristine ‘attic’ found condition. Jack Englert Collection.

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

 

195.  “M.M. BATTELLE / BROOKLYN / N.Y. - THIS BOTTLE IS / NEVER SOLD / UNION GLASS WORKS”, New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, teal blue, 7 1/2”h, iron pontil, applied mouth. Lightly cleaned to overall excellent condition. Jack Englert Collection.

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

 

196. “D.L. / ORMSBY . NEW-YORK - PHILADELPHIA / X X / PORTER AND ALE / UNION GLASS WORKS”, Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium blue green approaching teal in color, 7”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. A 1/8” chip is off the edge of the base, otherwise in ‘attic’ found perfect condition. Jack Englert Collection.

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

 

197.  “C. ELLIS & CO. / PHILAD.A”, Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium blue green pint, 7 1/4”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. Perfect condition and with a high degree of glass whittle. A few of these exist, mostly dug and not in this ‘attic’ found condition.

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

 

198.  “A. RAAB / TAMAQUA”, Pennsylvania, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium blue green, 7 1/8”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. Some minor scratches from usage, otherwise in perfect condition. A very rare Pennsylvania ‘Coal Region’ soda!

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

 

199.  “T.D. GREENE’S / PORTER / ALE & CIDER - CEDAR STREET / 96 / NEW YORK”, New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, emerald green, iron pontil, 6 1/2”h, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect ‘attic’ found condition. Jack Englert Collection.

(Min. Bid: $150)       Est.: $275 – 450

 

200.  “CHA’S. CABLE & SON” / (five pointed star) / “PO’KEEPSIE. - PREMIUM / SARSAPARILLA / & / LEMON SODA”, (DeGrafft, #35), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium blue green, iron pontil, applied mouth. Cleaned to its original luster, but retains a number of tiny ground imperfections. Only a very few early pontiled Sarsaparilla bottles are in the soda bottle form. Of the known examples most were dug in the vicinity of Poughkeepsie and Newburgh, New York.

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

 

201.  “CARTER & / WILSON / MANUF’S / BOSTON / SODA & / MINERAL / WATER’S”, Massachusetts, ca. 1840 - 1860, deep emerald green, 6 7/8”h, iron pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. Perfect condition with interesting vertical embossing. A large cluster of unmelted sand grains is in the neck. A very rare New England soda water!

(Min. Bid: $450)       Est.: $700 – 900

 

202.  “M.T. CRAWFORD / HARTFORD CT.” (in a slug plate) - “BROWN STOUT”, Connecticut, ca. 1840 - 1860, teal green, 6 3/4”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. An open bubble on the edge of the base has tiny chips off its edge. With the exception of the minor bubble issue this rare bottle is in overall pristine condition. Jack Englert Collection.

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

 

203.  “HALL’S / MINERAL WATERS - PATENT”, American, ca. 1835 - 1845, emerald green, 6 5/8”h, improved pontil, applied tapered collar mouth. About perfect (a tiny flake is off the edge of the base). Pristine condition, full original body sheen and having nice glass whittle. Here’s an early one that has no auction record!

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

 

204.  “HUTCHINSON  & CO / CELEBRATED / MINERAL / WATER / CHICAGO”, Illinois, ca. 1845 - 1860, medium cobalt blue, 7 1/4”h, iron pontil, applied blob mouth. Pristine perfect ‘attic’ found condition, plenty of tiny seed bubbles and not a trace of wear or scratches. You cannot find a nicer one!

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

 

205.  “PETERS & SEIBERLING / GUTHSVILLE / PA. - P & S”, Pennsylvania, ca. 1860 - 1870, medium teal blue color, 6 3/4”h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A number of scratches and wear exist around most of the shoulder. Also a 1/8” ‘bruise’ is on the underside of the collar at the neck. A very rare soda from the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania.

(Min. Bid: $180)       Est.: $250 – 375

 

206.  “J.A. LOMAX / 14 & 16 / CHARLES PLACE / CHICAGO” - (peened out lettering) / “A. & D.H.C.”, Illinois, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium cobalt blue, 7”h, “J.L.” on smooth base, applied blob mouth. A few light scratches are away from the embossing and near the base. One of the nicer ones!

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

 

207.  “BERLIN / BOTTLING / WORKS / BERLIN, PA.”, Pennsylvania, ca. 1885 - 1895, medium yellow green or citron color, 7 7/8”h, smooth base, tooled mouth. A tiny bruise is on the inside edge of the lip, otherwise perfect. Extremely rare, and having no auction record.

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

 

208.  “HAYES BROS. / TRADE MARK / HB (monogram) / REGISTERED / CHICAGO, ILL.”, Illinois, ca. 1885 - 1895, cobalt blue quart hutch, mug base, 9”h, smooth base, applied blob mouth. Pristine perfect condition, very rare quart size bottle!

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

 

209.  “WM. A. KEARNEY / SHAMOKIN / PA. - THIS BOTTLE / IS NEVER SOLD”, Pennsylvania, ca. 1885 - 1895, dark chocolate quart, smooth base, tooled blob mouth. Perfect condition. One of only a few Hutchinson’s in a color other than aqua!

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

 

210.  “T.D. CUMMINGS / PHILADA. - C / THIS BOTTLE / IS REGISTERED”, Pennsylvania, ca. 1885 - 1896, medium yellow green or citron color hutch, 6 7/8”h, smooth base, tooled mouth. Pristine perfect ‘attic’ found condition. It’s hard to imagine a nicer one!

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

 

211.  “C.W. RIDER / WATERTOWN / N.Y.” (in a slug plate), New York, ca. 1885 - 1895, deep teal green hutch, 6 5/8”h, “C 36” on smooth base, applied blob mouth. Lightly cleaned, but retains a few very minor imperfections. Great color, scarce bottle.

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

 

212.  “CONGRESS & EMPIRE SPRING CO / C (inside an embossed frame) / “SARATOGA. N.Y. - CONGRESS / WATER”, (Tucker, C-18-B type 2), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, emerald green pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A tiny flake is off the edge of the base, otherwise in pristine perfect condition. This is the rare ‘framed C’ variant!

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

 

213.  “CONGRESS SPRING / 4 / CO S S N Y”, (on the base), (Tucker, C-22 variant), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium teal green wide mouth drinking glass, 8 3/8”h, smooth base, tooled lip. Perfect condition, highly whittled glass. A small number of these interesting glasses exist. It is thought that they were made by the Congress Spring Water Company and used by people drinking the water at the spring.

(Min. Bid: $375)       Est.: $800 - 1,200

 

214.  “HANBURY SMITH’S / KISSINGEN WATER”, (Tucker, M-21-E), New York, ca. 1850 - 1860, medium emerald green, oval form, 7 3/4”h, red iron pontil, applied blob mouth. A tiny ‘flash’ is on the outer edge of the lip, otherwise in perfect condition. Rare form, extremely rare color. Possibly the earlier of the Hanbury Smith’s bottles!

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

 

215.  “MASSENA SPRING” / (monogram /”WATER”, (Tucker, N-22), New York, ca. 1865 - 1880, deep emerald green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Fine example, with a strong impression, good glass whittle, and full of seed bubbles. This is an extremely rare color for a Massena Spring Water bottle. Ex. Ed Bartos Collection.

(Min. Bid: $2,000)    Est.: $3,500 - 4,500

 

216.  “CRYSTAL SPRING WATER / C.R. BROWN / SARATOGA SPRINGS / N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-17-B), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep blue green pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Great example, rated as rare, but more likely very rare!

(Min. Bid: $1,800)    Est.: $3,500 - 5,500

 

217.  “FRANKLIN SPRING / MINERAL WATER / BALLSTON SPA / SARATOGA CO / N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-28), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellow green pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, full of seed bubbles and no trace of wear!

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

 

218.  “HIGHROCK CONGRESS SPRING / 1767” / (motif of a rock) / C & W / SARATOGA N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-36-A type 1, variant 1), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep reddish quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition. A number of strings of glass swirl throughout, and no trace of wear.

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

 

219.  “WELDEN SPRING. / ST. ALBANS. VT - ALTERATIVE / CHALYBEATE”, (Tucker, V-22-B), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep blue green magnum quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. An area of minuscule sand grains are imbedded in the glass by a mold seam. Certainly in the making and were their when the bottle was removed from the mold.

(Min. Bid: $1,800)    Est.: $2,750 - 4,750

 

220.  “CHAMPLAIN SPRING / ALKALINE CHALYBEATE / HIGHGATE. VT.”, (Tucker, V-5), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, emerald green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. Perfect condition, numerous seed bubbles and attractive ‘swirls’ of glass throughout. A fair number of these exist, but only few as nice as this one!

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




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