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Published by Colin Savage, 2018-08-11 20:08:28

American Glass Gallery - Auction #13

Online Auction 15-28 October 2014

American Glass GalleryTM

Auction #13 Bidding Opens October 15, 2014 • Closes October 28, 2014

Important
Washington/
Tree Calabash
– Lot 9

Conditions of Sale

1. Absentee Auction An example of how our absentee bidding system works: You bid $600.00
on a lot which is the highest bid received to date. The second highest bid is
The items in this sale will be sold via absentee auction, closing date: $450.00. The current high bid level would be yours at $475.00, one bid incre-
October 28, 2014, 11:00 p.m., EST. ment higher than the other collector’s bid. Any additional bids submitted by
others below $600.00 will automatically be topped on your behalf by a rep-
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American Glass Gallery has made every attempt to describe correctly the bidder has not requested a “Call Back”, then you would have won the lot at
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authenticity, age, condition, and measurements to within one-fourth inch, as
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October 25, 2014. If requested, the three top bidders of an item at the time of closing will be
given a “Call Back” over the next number of days in order to resolve the final
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Please do not wait until the last day or two of the sale to place your the bid of $900.00, takes place. This bidding would continue until you drop
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place their bids, we anticipate the telephone and internet bidding to be very requested a “Call Back” service, you would be awarded the lot. If however,
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the earliest received bid on the lot will take precedent. We would welcome they elect to increase their bid over your high bid, we would in turn call you
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your bidding. declines to go any farther.

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$250.00 - $500.00.............................................increments of $25.00 Gallery twice daily during the Call Back period.
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$5,000.00 - $10,000.00...................................increments of $500.00 tioneers are unable to reach them. American Glass Gallery reserves the right
$10,000 & Up................................................increments of $1,000.00 to discontinue Call Backs on any item in the sale (2) two days after the clos-
ing date of the sale. At that time, the current “High Bidder” may be awarded
Bids submitted between the above increments, whether by mail, FAX, email the item even if Call Backs are still outstanding.
or on-line via the internet, will automatically be lowered to the closest lower
increment.

This is a minimum bid auction. Bids below the printed minimum will not
be accepted.

American Glass Gallery • Auction #13, October 28, 2014 • 248.486.0530 • www.americanglassgallery.com

6. Terms PLEASE NOTE:

Successful Bidders, Prompt and full payment is due immediately upon receipt of The lots offered in this printed catalog are
our invoice. Absolutely no exceptions. Anyone failing to pay for items won will for- identical to the lots offered in the on-line
feit all rights to bid in any future American Glass Gallery sales. Any late or delayed catalog. However, due to space constraints of
payments may result in loss of return privileges for items purchased in the sale. the printed catalog, there may be some further
No Items Will Be Mailed Before Full Payment Is Received. information available regarding some of the
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are $18.00 for the first item, $9.00 for each additional item together with extra A post-auction price list will be available on our
insurance costs (we use current U.S.Postal Service insurance rates). website, in printable form, by November 8.

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7. Refunds
We look forward to having you participate in
Refunds will be given at the discretion of the Auctioneers. Items purchased must our next sale, either as a buyer or a consignor.
be examined and request for refund made immediately upon receipt of the item Our next absentee auction is scheduled for
or items. Since opinions can differ, particularly in the matter of condition, the Spring, 2015. We already have some wonder-
Auctioneers will be the sole judge in the consideration of refunds. Refunds ful items consigned to this sale and look for-
requested on the grounds of authenticity must be made within 15 days of the date ward to discussing with you any quality items
of the auction, and such refund requests must be accompanied by at least one you wish to consign!
supporting statement in writing from an authority recognized by the Auctioneers.
It is the Auctioneers sincere intention to consider any reasonable request for a THANK YOU AND GOOD LUCK WITH
refund. Absolutely no returns for any reason after 30 days following the closing of YOUR BIDS!
the sale.

8. Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms.

John R. Pastor
P.O. Box 227
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Phone: 248.486.0530
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www.americanglassgallery.com
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This auction photographed and cataloged by John R. Pastor • ©2014, American Glass Gallery. All rights reserved. • Catalog design & layout by Owen Neils • Printed by Spartan Printing, Lansing, MI

American Glass Gallery • Auction #13, October 28, 2014 • 248.486.0530 • www.americanglassgallery.com

Reference Key

Reference initials and numbers used in the description of this catalog refer to the following publications:

AHG American Historical Glass, Bessie M. Lindsey, 1967

AM The Decanter - An Illustrated History of Glass from 1650, Andy McConnell, 2004

AP Glass in Early America, Arlene Palmer, 1993.

BA1 Collecting The Cures, Bill Agee, 1969

BA2 Collecting All Cures, Bill Agee, 1973.

BB A Bit About Balsams, Betty Blasi, 1974

BH Classification and Documentation of Sunburst and Similar Scent Bottles, Bill Ham, AB&GC, 5/87

B/K The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Raymond Barlow and Joan Kaiser, 1989.

C Ink Bottles and Inkwells, William Covill, 1971.

DeG American Sarsaparilla Bottles, John DeGrafft, 1980.

DeGII Supplement to American Sarsaparilla Bottles, John DeGrafft, 2004.

DF Hair Raising Stories, Don Fadely, 1992.

DM Wistarburgh, Window Tiles, Bottles and More, Dale L. Murscell, 2007.

F Inks, 150 Years of Bottles and Companies, Ed and Lucy Faulkner.

FA John Frederick Amelung, Early American Glassmaker, Lanmon, Palmer, Hume, Brill, Hanson, 1990.

FB A.S.C.R. The wine bottles of All Souls College, Oxford, 1750 – 1850, Fay Banks.

G (Flasks) American Bottles & Flasks and Their Ancestry, McKearin & Wilson, 1978.

G (Blown Three Mold) American Glass (Chapter VI), George S. and Helen McKearin, 1941.

GBH English Glass For The Collector, 1660-1860, G. Bernard Hughes, 1958.

H American Bottles in the Charles B. Gardner Collection, Norman C. Heckler, 1975.

JB Patent and Proprietary Medicine Bottles, Joseph K. Baldwin, 1973

JEB Glasshouse Whimsies, Joyce E. Blake, 1984.

JH Glasshouses & Glass Manufacturers of the Pittsburgh Region, 1795 – 1910, Jay W. Hawkins, 2009.

JS In glas verpakt – European Bottles, Their history and production, Johan Soetens, 2001.

K Poison Bottle Workbook, Rudy Kuhn, 1988.

KW New England Glass & Glassmaking, Kenneth M. Wilson, 1972.

L The Red Book of Fruit Jars, No. 9, Douglas M Leybourne, Jr., 2001.

LI Pittsburgh Glass, 1797 – 1891, Lowell Innes, 1976.

Mc Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass, Helen and George McKearin, 1950.

McK American Glass, George S. and Helen McKearin, 1941.

MW American Bottles & Flasks and Their Ancestry, McKearin & Wilson, 1978.

N Great American Pontiled Medicines, Frederick Nielson, 1978.

NCH The Blaske Collection of American Flasks, Norman C. Heckler, 1983.

NCH II The Blaske Collection: Part II, Norman C. Heckler, 1983.

Odell I Indian Bottles and Brands, John Odell, 1977

Odell II Pontiled Medicine Encyclopdia, John Odell, 2000

O&S Warner’s Reference Guide, Ed Ojea and Jack Stecher, 1998.

P The Glass Gaffers of New Jersey, Adeline Pepper, 1971.

RD Understanding Antique Wine Bottles, Roger Dumbrell, 1983.

RF The Bottle Book: A Comprehensive Guide to Historic, Embossed Medicine Bottles, Richard Fike, 1987

RH Collecting Barber Bottles, Richard Holiner, 1986.

R/H Bitters Bottles, Carlyn Ring and W. C. Ham, 1998.

RWL Antique Fakes & Reproductions, Ruth Webb Lee, 1950

T Collectors Guide to Saratoga Type Mineral Water Bottles, Donald Tucker, 2005.

U Collectible Character Bottles, Authur Umberger, 1969.

V Nailsea Glass, Keith Vincent, 1975

VdB Antique Glass Bottles; Their History and Evolution, Willy Van den Bossche, 2001.

WL A Wine-Lover’s Glasses, The A.C. Hubbard, Jr. Collection, Ward Lloyd, 2000.

Z Ketchup, Pickles, Sauces, Betty Zumwalt, 1980.

ZW Color Hutchinsons, Zang Wood, 1999.

- The dash is generally used to indicate that the descriptions are on opposite sides of the bottle or flask.
/ The slash is used to indicate that the descriptions are on different lines or surfaces of the bottle.

American Glass Gallery • Auction #13, October 28, 2014 • 248.486.0530 • www.americanglassgallery.com

Lot 48 (Detail)

PAGE 2 American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014

Rare Masonic Flasks

Lot 34

Lot 40 Lot 16

American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014 PAGE 3

Wisharts L.Q.C. Wishart, (Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Campion & Sons. Campion continued to make the
Pine Tree Wishart), was a grocer in Philadelphia in the Cordial into the early 1900s.
Cordial 1840s and 1850s. At some point in this period
Bottles he became a pharmacist/chemist and began making The Wishart bottles have become one of the most
his famous “Pine Tree Tar Cordial.” The cordial was beloved and collectible of all the early medicines.
purported to cure “Consumption of the lungs, Cough, Over the span of more than 40 years, Wishart bottles
Sore throat and breast, Bronchitis, Liver complaints, were produced in three different sizes (not including
Blind and bleeding piles, Asthma, Whooping cough, the oddball variants), a rainbow of colors, with
and Diphtheria.” numerous pine tree motifs, and can be found in both
pontiled and smooth-base variations. It is easy to see
Around 1870, his son, Henry R. Wishart, took over why Wisharts are so popular with collectors today.
the company. It was at this time that the bottles
changed from the “PATENT 1859” to “TRADE We would like to thank
MARK.” Henry later sold the company to Harry Larry Marshall, long-time
collector and authority
on Wishart bottles, for
contributing information
on the history of L.Q.C.
Wishart, his company,
and their bottles.

Lot 211 Lot 212

Lot 208 Lot 210 Lot 209

PAGE 4 American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014

CholooicrfeuPlaHttiesrtno-rMicaolldaendd“FPigitukriend” Flasks

T.o the collector of early American molds of various kinds became commonplace and delicate fashion and in shades of olive
glass, pattern-molded pocket flasks and the sturdy but labor-intensive half-post greens and olive ambers, those from the mid-
blown in the German half-post method soon faded away. atlantic and midwest are typically a bit heavier
method—commonly known as “Pitkin” and more rounded and come in a wider range
flasks—have few if any rivals when it comes Among the fine group of pitkin-type flasks of colors including greens of many shades,
to craftsmanship, beauty, individuality, as well in this auction, there are examples from all aquamarine and true ambers from root beer
as variety of color, form and pattern. regions including New England, the Mid- to honey.
Atlantic as well as the Midwestern regions of
In addition, these lovely vessels were made Ohio and western Pennsylvania. As with most fine Americana, these flask are
in virtually every region of the eastern United becoming more and more difficult to find but
States that engaged in the manufacture of While the majority of the New England it is still possible to assemble a representative
glass in a period spanning roughly 1750 to examples tend to be blown in a more slender collection for a reasonable amount of money.
about 1830. After that, time-saving

Lot 75

Lot 74

Lot 79 Lot 76

Lot 77 Lot 78

American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014 PAGE 5

Rare Midwestern Globular Bottles, 1815-1840

These Midwestern globular bottles Colors also differ with the Midwest globs Although blown contemporaneously with
were a continuation of the early globs favoring the more brilliant glass, golden their better known, 24-rib patterned cousins,
blown in New England, and prior tones, aquamarines, light greens, and on rare the unpatterned “globs” are, generally
to that, across the pond, in England and occasion, in the bright greens or olive toned speaking, much more difficult to acquire.
Europe. Midwestern globs (those blown examples such as Lot #66. However, putting together a small grouping
in the Ohio River Valley), are very graceful of these early spherical bottles can still be
in form and can typically be distinguished Lots 66 & 67 in the current sale are also accomplished without breaking the bank.
from their New England counterparts having interesting from the standpoint of their size. They are beautiful, early, and very impressive
several somewhat unique characteristics. As the image clearly demonstrates, they are when displayed as a collection.
Midwest globs tend to have very symmetrical, both significantly larger than lot 68 (shown
spherical, bodies, they are usually lighter in in the center), which at 8 ¼”, is typical of the
weight and have different lip characteristics, size normally encountered.
generally delicate outward folded collars.

Lot 68

Lot 148

Lot 67

Lot 66

PAGE 6 American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28,

Lot 1 Lot 5

“GENERAL WASHINGTON.” / “GENERAL WASHINGTON” /
BUST OF WASHINGTON - BUST OF WASHINGTON - EAGLE
EAGLE Historical Flask, probably / “T.W.D” Historical Flask, Kens-
an early Pittsburgh district glasshouse, ington Glass Works, 1826 - 1835. Light
1825 - 1835. Aquamarine, sheared aquamarine, sheared mouth - blowpipe
mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Pt; (just pontil scar, Pt; (a little light exterior high
a faint touch of light high point wear, point wear and some faint, primarily
otherwise virtually attic mint). GI-2. interior, milky stain along the sides and
A great example of one of the early, shoulder, otherwise very near mint). GI-
“Beaded Washingtons”. 15. A relatively scarce mold, and with a
good strong impression.
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250

Lot 2 Lot 6

“G. WASHINGTON.” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - EAGLE Historical
WASHINGTON - EAGLE Histori- Flask, probably Bridgeton Glass Works,
cal Flask, an early Pittsburgh glass- Bridgeton, NJ, 1845 - 1855. Deep aqua-
house, 1825 - 1835. Deep aquama- marine, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil
rine, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Qt; (just a slight touch of very light
scar, Pt; (a little light high point wear high point wear, and a minor, faint light
on Washington’s cheek and forehead; haze in the lower half, otherwise perfect).
a 3/8” open bubble on medial rib near GI-26. A bold, attractive flask, nice rich
edge of base). GI-10 A beautiful color, and without the usual high point
example, bright, crisp, and with a bold wear so often encountered on this mold.
impression! Ex. David Goad, Tom Mc-
Candless collections. Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100

Est.: $700 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400 Lot 7

Lot 3 “ALBANY GLASS WORKS” /
BUST OF WASHINGTON /
“GENERAL WASHINGTON” / “ALBANY / NY” - SAILING SHIP
BUST OF WASHINGTON - “E Historical Flask, Albany Glass Works,
PLURIBUS UNUM” / EAGLE / 1847 - 1850. Blue green, large, applied
“T.W.D - ADAMS & JEFFERSON / round double collared mouth - blowpipe
JULY 4 A.D. 1776 - KENSINGTON pontil scar, Pt., very near mint; (minor
GLASS / WORKS PHILADEL- 1/8” open bubble at medial rib, near
PHIA” Historical Flask, Kensington base). GI-28. A comparatively scarce
Glass Works, 1826 - 1835. Aquama- flask, great lip finish, virtually no high
rine, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil, point wear, and rare in this attractive
Pt., perfect. GI-14. A crisp, sparkling blue green color!
example with a bold impression!
Est.: $2,000 - $4,000 • Min. bid: $1,200
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
Lot 8
Lot 4
“WASHINGTON” / BUST OF
“GENERAL WASHINGTON” / WASHINGTON - “JACKSON” /
BUST OF WASHINGTON - “E BUST OF JACKSON Historical
PLURIBUS UNUM” / EAGLE / Flask, Coventry Glass Works, Coven-
“T.W.D - ADAMS & JEFFERSON / try, Connecticut, 1830 - 1840. Medium
JULY 4 A.D. 1776 - KENSINGTON olive amber, sheared mouth - blowpipe
GLASS / WORKS PHILADEL- pontil scar, ½ Pt; (a minor pinhead bit
PHIA” Historical Flask, Kensington of roughness on the top of the sheared
Glass Works, 1826 - 1835. Medium mouth that likely occurred at manufac-
emerald, sheared mouth - blowpipe ture, and a little light exterior high point
pontil, Pt., virtually attic mint; (a slightly wear). GI-34.
weak impression in the shoulder as is
typical for this mold). GI-14. Beautiful. Est.: $250 - $350 • Min. bid: $150

Est.: $5,000 - $8,000 • Min. bid: $3,000

American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014 PAGE 7

Lot 9 Lot 13

BUST OF WASHINGTON - TREE, WASHINGTON - TAYLOR
Historical Calabash, America, 1850 PORTRAIT FLASK, probably Dyottville
- 1860. Brilliant cobalt blue, applied Glass Works, Philadelphia, PA, 1855 -
sloping collar - blowpipe pontil scar, 1860. Rich medium emerald coloration,
Qt., virtually attic mint; (tiny pinprick applied sloping collar with ring - smooth
spot of roughness along the bottom base, Qt, near mint; (just a touch of minor
edge of the sloping collar, just the high point wear and a small pinhead bit
slightest trace of light exterior wear, a of roughness, possibly in-manufacture,
touch of very light residue on the inte- on the edge of the applied mouth, oth-
rior that would almost certainly wash erwise perfect). GI-54. A beautiful, rich,
out). GI-35. A stunning Calabash, scarce color that does not wash out, also
very deep color, outstanding condition, nicely whittled!
strong impression.
Est.: $800 - $1,600 • Min. bid: $500
Est.: $15,000 - $30,000 • Min. bid: $8,000
Lot 14
Lot 10
“GENL TAYLOR” / BUST OF TAY-
“THE FATHER OF HIS COUN- LOR - “FELLS POINT” / MONU-
TRY” / BUST OF WASHING- MENT / “BALTo” Historical Flask,
TON - “A LITTLE MORE GRAPE probably Baltimore Glass Works, 1825
CAPTAIN BRAGG” / BUST OF - 1835. Very pale aquamarine, almost
TAYLOR, Historical Flask, Dyot- colorless, sheared mouth - blowpipe
tville Glass Works, 1848 - 1860. Light pontil scar, Pt; (a small area of light
emerald coloration, applied round spotty interior haze, primarily along one
double collar - blowpipe pontil scar, of the sides, and a very faint band across
Qt; (some minor high point wear and the reverse, otherwise excellent). GI-73.
a couple of light scratches, otherwise
perfect). GI-42. Good strong emboss- Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
ing, scarce in the pure green color.
Lot 15
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300
“LAFAYETTE” / BUST OF LA-
Lot 11 FAYETTE / “T.S”. - “DE WITT
CLINTON” / BUST OF CLINTON
“THE FATHER OF HIS COUN- / “CONVENTRY / C-T” Historical
TRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON Flask, Coventry Glass Works, 1824
- (Reverse Plain) Historical Flask, - 1830. Olive amber, sheared mouth -
probably Lockport Glass Works, Lock- pontil scar, Pt; (a little high point wear
port, NY, 1850 - 1860. Medium blue and some light interior residue or film,
green, applied round double collared some of which may wash out, some
mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Qt; (a exterior “grunge” or soot between the
touch of light exterior wear and just corrugated ribbing). GI-80. A very crude
a little bit of spotty, very faint interior example that looks like it was just pulled
haze in the shoulder, otherwise excel- from an attic.
lent). GI-47.
Est.: $1,000 - $1,500 • Min. bid: $600
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
Lot 16
Lot 12
“LAYAYETTE” / BUST OF LAFAY-
WASHINGTON - TAYLOR ETTE / “T.S.” - MASONIC His-
PORTRAIT FLASK, probably Dyot- torical Flask, Coventry Glass Works,
tville Glass Works, 1848 - 1860. Clear 1824 - 1826. Bright yellowish olive with
light emerald green, sheared mouth - a slight amber tone, almost an olive
blowpipe pontil scar, Qt; (a narrow ring yellow through the shoulders, sheared
of very light haze in the shoulder, and a mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Pt, virtual-
touch of light exterior wear, otherwise ly pristine! (a tiny, pinhead open bubble
very near mint). GI-54. A good looking near base). GI-83. An outstanding
example and fresh to the market from example of this very rare and desirable
a 50+ year old collection in eastern mold. Fresh discovery from a 50+ year
Maryland. old collection in eastern Maryland.

Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300 Est.: $5,000 - $10,000 • Min. bid: $2,500

PAGE 8 American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014

Lot 17 Lot 21

“LAFAYETTE” / BUST OF LA- BUST OF FRANKLIN - BUST OF
FAYETTE / “COVENTRY / C-T” FRANKLIN Historical Flask, prob-
- STARS AND LIBERTY CAP / ably Kensington Glass Works, Phila-
“S&S” Historical Flask, Coventry delphia, PA, 1830 - 1838. Aquamarine,
Glass Works, 1825 - 1830. Yellow- sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar,
ish amber with an olive tone, sheared Qt, near mint; (just a little relatively light
mouth - pontil scar, ½ Pt., near mint; exterior high point wear, otherwise virtu-
(a tiny, pinprick bit of roughness on ally attic mint). GI-97. A scarce mold,
one of the medial ribs and just a slight nice condition, and a good looking early
hint of high point wear, otherwise flask.
perfect). GI-86. Another nice example,
excellent condition, with a bit more of Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
an amber tone.
Lot 22
Est.: $700 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400
EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA Historical
Lot 18 Flask, an early Pittsburgh district glass-
house, 1825 - 1835. Greenish aquama-
“LAFAYETTE” / BUST OF LA- rine, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil
FAYETTE / “COVENTRY / C-T” scar, Pt, virtually attic mint; (extremely
- STARS AND LIBERTY CAP / minor trace of light high point wear,
“S&S” Historical Flask, Coventry otherwise pristine perfect). GII-6. Note;
Glass Works, Coventry, CT, 1825 - there is a fold of glass along the side
1830. Bright yellowish olive amber in of the neck created during the blowing
the shoulders shading to a deep olive process. A comparatively scarce flask,
amber near the base, sheared mouth - outstanding condition.
pontil scar, ½ Pt., near mint; (a pinhead
flake at edge of sheared mouth). GI- Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
86. A pretty example with a crisp, very
strong impression. Ex. Robert White Lot 23
collection.
EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA Historical
Est.: $700 - $1,400 • Min. bid: $400 Flask, an early Pittsburgh - Mononga-
hela district glasshouse, 1825 - 1835.
Lot 19 Bluish aquamarine, sheared mouth -
blowpipe pontil scar, ½ Pt; (a shallow,
“GENERAL LA FAYETTE” / BUST paper-thin pontil flake extends to the
OF LAFAYETTE - “REPUBLICAN edge of the base, otherwise, attic mint!)
GRATITUDE - KENSINGTON GII-11. A bright, crisp example with a
GLASS WORKS PHILADEL- very bold impression. Note; there is a
PHIA - E. PLURIBUS UNUM” / small, reddish ring along the inside edge
EAGLE / “T.W.D” Historical Flask, of the sheared mouth that appears to be
Kensington Glass Works, 1825 - 1830. an oxide deposit, likely from a bare iron
Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil blowpipe. A scarce little flask.
scar, Pt, near mint; (a small area of
spotty, very faint interior stain that is Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: 180
not terribly noticeable). GI-90. Good
impression. Lot 24

Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180 EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA Historical
Flask, probably an early Pittsburgh dis-
Lot 20 trict glasshouse, 1825 - 1840. Aquama-
rine, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil
“GENERAL LA FAYETTE” / BUST scar, ½ Pt, near mint; (a small area of
OF LAFAYETTE - “REPUBLICAN very fine lip edge roughness, and a
GRATITUDE - KENSINGTON horizontal crazing line along the base
GLASS WORKS PHILADEL- of the neck on one side that occurred
PHIA - E. PLURIBUS UNUM” / in-manufacture, and is not considered
EAGLE / “T.W.D” Historical Flask, damage, otherwise virtually attic mint).
Kensington Glass Works, 1825 - 1830. GII-15a. An extremely rare mold, and
Aquamarine, sheared mouth - pontil very early.
scar, Pt; (a shallow 1/8” flake on inside
edge of lip; a little high point wear, a Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250
little very light interior shoulder haze).
GI-90.

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

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Lot 25 Lot 29

EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA Historical
Historical Flask, America, possibly Flask, probably Keene Marlboro Street
Kensington Glass Works, Philadel- Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire,
phia, Pennsylvania, 1830 - 1838. 1830 - 1842. Bright yellowish olive
Light aquamarine, sheared mouth amber, sheared mouth - blowpipe
- blowpipe pontil scar, ½ Pt; (just the pontil scar, Pt, perfect. GII-72b. A
slightest trace of very minor high point great example, pretty, with nice glass
wear on the reverse, otherwise pristine character and virtually no high point
perfect!) GII-46. A scarce mold, and a wear. A scarce mold, listed as “Rare”
sparkling gem of an example. by McKearin.

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 26 Lot 30

EAGLE - “LIBERTY” / OAK TREE EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA Historical
Historical Flask, possibly an early Flask, probably Keene Marlboro Street
Pittsburgh district glasshouse, 1825 Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire,
- 1835. Rich medium to deep golden 1830 - 1842. Yellowish olive amber,
amber shading to a lighter yellowish sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar,
golden along the sides, sheared mouth Pt, very near mint; (just a pinhead open
- blowpipe pontil scar, ½ Pt, near mint; bubble and a wisp of very light wear,
(a little high point wear and a small otherwise perfect). GII-73. From an old
pinhead open bubble). GII-60. Many collection in eastern Maryland. A nice
of these can be so dark as to appear example, better than most, having very
almost black. This one is a little lighter, little wear, and nice clarity to the glass.
attractive, and easily passes light in a
window or back-lit shelf. Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100

Est.: $1,400 - $2,200 • Min. bid: $700 Lot 31

Lot 27 EAGLE / “GRANITE. / GLASS.
CO” - EAGLE / “STODDARD /
“LIBERTY” / Eagle - “WILL- N H” Historical Flask, Granite Glass
INGTON / GLASS, Co / WEST Co, Stoddard, NH, 1846 - 1860. Bright
WILLINGTON / CONN” Historical yellowish amber with a slight olive tone,
Flask, Willington Glass Works, 1860 - sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar,
1872. Medium to deep olive shading Pt, attic mint. GII-81. A beautiful, very
to a beautiful light olive along the sides attractive example, light and bright
and in the shoulders, applied sloping through the shoulders, with a good
collar - smooth base, Pt, virtually attic impression and virtually no wear, as is
mint! Note; a slightly weak impression, common on these flasks.
primarily on the reverse, as is often
found on this mold. GII-64. A nice Est.: $225 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
example of this classic New England
flask. Lot 32

Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180 EAGLE / “PITTSBURGH / PA” -
EAGLE Historical Flask, a Pitts-
Lot 28 burgh district glasshouse, 1860 - 1870.
Rich, medium to deep forest green with
EAGLE - EAGLE Historical Flask, a slight yellowish tone, applied mouth
Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Con- with ring - smooth base, Pt; (a little fine
necticut, 1835 - 1845. Clear medium high point wear and a few light scratch-
yellowish olive in the shoulders, shad- es in the lower right corner above the
ing to a deeper olive near the base, base, on the reverse). GII-108. A nice
sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, rich, deep color.
½ Pt, very near mint; (just a slight
touch of light high point wear, other- Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
wise perfect). GII-71. A very good ex-
ample of this early Eagle Flask, having
nice character, and very little wear.

Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

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Lot 33 Lot 37

CORNUCOPIA - CORNUCOPIA MASONIC ARCH - EAGLE /
Pictorial Flask, probably Kensington “KCCNE” Historical Flask, Keene
Glass Works, Philadelphia, PA, 1830 Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, NH,
- 1838. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - 1820 - 1830. Bright, light yellowish olive
blowpipe pontil scar, ½ Pt, near mint; amber, almost an olive yellow, sheared
(a 1/8” spot of very minor lip edge mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Pt, very
roughness and an in-manufacture pon- near mint; (just a very minor touch of faint
til flake that extends to edge of base). high point wear, otherwise perfect). GIV-
GIII-2. A comparatively scarce little 20. A comparatively scarce mold, and in
flask, bright, crisp and clean. Fresh to a beautiful, light color!
the market from an old time eastern
Maryland collection. Est.: $225 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 34 Lot 38

MASONIC - EAGLE Historical MASONIC ARCH - EAGLE Histori-
Flask, probably Keene Marlboro cal Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glass-
Street Glassworks, Keene, NH, 1817 works, Keene, NH, 1820 - 1830. Clear
- 1825. Medium to deep greenish yellowish olive green in the shoulders
aquamarine, sheared mouth with shading to a deep olive in the neck and
tooled ring type collar - blowpipe pontil base, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil
scar, ½ Pt, near mint; (just a slight scar, Pt; (a little exterior high point wear,
touch of very minor wear, a pinprick bit otherwise very near mint). GIV-21. Listed
of roughness on the inside edge of the as “Comparatively scarce”, and not an
sheared mouth). GIV-14. A rare mold, easy mold to acquire. Nice color.
very early, nice glass clarity, and with a
strong mold impression! Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

Est.: $800 - $1,600 • Min. bid: $400

Lot 35 Lot 39

MASONIC ARCH - EAGLE / MASONIC - “ZANESVILLE” /
“KCCNE” Historical Flask, Keene EAGLE / “OHIO / J. SHEPARD &
Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, CO”, Historical Flask, Zanesville
NH, 1820 - 1830. Yellowish olive am- Glassworks, Zanesville, Ohio, 1822 -
ber, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil 1832. Medium to deep orange amber,
scar, Pt, near mint; (a touch of minor sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Pt;
high point wear, and a tiny, barely (some fine exterior high point wear and
pinhead flake on the inside edge of the a couple of shallow, very minor pinhead
sheared mouth). GIV-18. flakes off top of sheared lip; slightly weak
impression as is typical on this mold).
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 GIV-32. A desirable mold, attractive
“orangy” color.

Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $400

Lot 36 Lot 40

MASONIC ARCH - EAGLE / MASONIC - “ZANESVILLE” /
“KCCNE” Historical Flask, Keene EAGLE / “OHIO / J. SHEPARD
Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, & CO”, Historical Flask, Zanes-
NH, 1820 - 1830. Yellowish olive am- ville Glassworks, Zanesville, Ohio,
ber, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil 1822 - 1832. Brilliant medium to deep
scar, Pt, very near mint; (a very minor aquamarine, sheared mouth - blowpipe
bit of light high point wear, otherwise pontil scar, Pt; near mint; (just a slight
perfect). GIV-19. A good, clean touch of very minor high point wear and
example. a shallow, pinhead open bubble that is
not easy to see). GIV-32. A very nice
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 example, clean, rich color, good mold
impression.

Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

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Lot 41 Lot 45

MASONIC - EAGLE / “T.W.D” SCROLL FLASK, Midwest America,
Historical Flask, Kensington Glass 1845 - 1860. Clear medium apple
Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, green, almost a grass green, sheared
1825 - 1838. Light greenish aquama- mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Pt, near
rine, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil mint; (shallow 1/8” flake and a very
scar, pint, crisp, sparkling, virtually minor pinhead bit of roughness on the
attic mint. GIV-37. If you have been edge of the sheared mouth). Unlisted,
looking for a top example of this - similar to GIX-11 (with defined space
scarce, early Masonic mold, this might between scrolls at center, but having an
be the one. ill-defined 9-pointed upper star). Nice
color and clarity
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300
Lot 42
Lot 46
“SUCCESS TO THE RAILROAD”
/ HORSE PULLING CART - (RE- SCROLL FLASK, Midwest America,
VERSE SAME) Historical Flask, 1850 - 1860. Medium amber shading to
possibly Mt. Vernon Glass Works, Ver- a lighter yellowish golden near the sides,
non, NY, 1830 - 1844. Clear medium crudely applied short tapered collar - red
olive, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil iron pontil scar, Pt; (a 1/8” flake and a
scar, Pt; (a 1/8” shallow open bubble couple of very minor, pinhead bits of
and a little high point wear, primarily roughness on top of the mouth; some
on the reverse, a minor ¼” paper-thin very light interior residue or haze in the
flake at edge of base). GV-5. A nice lower portion of the flask that may wash
example, scarce in this pure green out). GIX-11. An attractive flask, scarce
coloration. having the applied collar. Ex. David
Beadle collection.
Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $500 - $1,000 • Min. bid: $300
Lot 43
Lot 47
“SUCCESS TO THE RAILROAD”
/ HORSE PULLING CART - (RE- SLOOP - STAR Pictorial Flask,
VERSE SAME) Historical Flask, probably Bridgeton Glass Works,
possibly Mt. Vernon Glass Works, 1830 Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1846 - 1855.
- 1844. Dense olive amber, almost a Aquamarine, sheared tooled mouth -
tobacco coloration, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ½ Pt, very near
blowpipe pontil scar, Pt; (a weakened mint; (just a little light high point wear,
impression in the shoulder as is often otherwise perfect!) GX-8. A nice
the case, a 1/8” open surface bubble, example, and a comparatively scarce
and a tiny 1/8” bit of roughness at little flask.
edge of base). GV-5. A good crude
example, and with almost no high Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
point wear.
Lot 48
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
“SUMMER” / TREE IN FOLIAGE
Lot 44 - “WINTER” / BARE TREE Picto-
rial Flask, America, possibly Baltimore
SUNBURST FLASK, New England, Glass Works, Baltimore, MD, 1855 -
probably Coventry Glass Works, 1865. Gorgeous, almost pure yellow
Coventry, Connecticut, 1815 - 1830. coloration with a hint of honey or topaz,
Bright, light yellowish olive amber, applied round double collar - smooth
sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, base, Pt; (a tiny bit of light residue or
½ Pt, very near mint; (just a slight haze in the neck, otherwise near attic
touch of very minor high point wear, mint). GX-15. Outstanding color and
otherwise perfect!) GVIII-16. A very one of the most vibrant, deepest yellow
nice example, lighter in tone than examples that we have seen.
most.
Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800
Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300

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Lot 49 Lot 53

CLASPED HANDS / “UNION” “BALTIMORE” / ANCHOR /
- EAGLE Historical Calabash, “GLASS WORKS” - PHOENIX /
America, possibly A.R. Samuels, Phila- “RESURGAM” Historical Flask,
delphia, PA, 1858 - 1866. Medium Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, MD,
to deep amber, applied round double 1855 - 1865. Medium to deep yellowish
collar - iron pontil scar, Qt., near attic green with an olive tone, applied square
mint; (just a slight touch of light high collar - smooth base, Pt, near mint; (just
point wear, otherwise perfect!) GXII- a small area, ¼”, of very fine, minor lip
43. A very nice example from an early edge roughness, and a touch of faint
eastern Maryland collection assembled light high point wear, otherwise perfect).
in the 1950’s. GXIII-53. A very rare color, beautiful, and
in excellent condition.
Est.: $225 - $450 • Min. bid: $120
Est.: $3,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $1,500

Lot 50 Lot 54

CLASPED HANDS / “UNION” “SPRING GARDEN” / ANCHOR
- EAGLE Historical Calabash, / “GLASSWORKS” - LOG CABIN
America, possibly A.R. Samuels, Historical Flask, Spring Garden Glass
Philadelphia, PA, 1858 - 1866. Bright Works, Baltimore, MD, 1851 - 1856.
yellowish (citron), green, applied round Aquamarine, applied round collar with
double collar - sand type pontil scar, lower bevel - smooth base, ½ Pt, attic
Qt; (just a narrow ring of light residue mint. GXIII-61. A very clean example
in the shoulder that would almost cer- with brilliant glass. Fresh from an early
tainly wash out; a little in-manufacture eastern Maryland collection assembled in
crazing in the neck, otherwise perfect). the 1950’s.
GXII-43. A great example, beauti-
ful color, whittled, and with a strong Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
impression.
Lot 55
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
“SPRING GARDEN” / ANCHOR
Lot 51 / “GLASSWORKS” - LOG CABIN
Historical Flask, Spring Garden Glass
HUNTER - FISHERMAN Pictorial Works, Baltimore, MD, 1851 - 1856.
Calabash, probably Whitney Glass Light citron green, applied round collar
Works, Glassboro, NJ, 1857 - 1865. with lower bevel - smooth base, ½ Pt,
Bright golden amber, applied sloping virtually attic mint; (tiny area of very
collar - iron pontil scar, Qt, virtually minor roughness on inside edge of
attic mint; (just a very slight bit of light mouth, likely in-manufacture, and a tiny
residue on the interior that would likely pinprick bit of roughness at base edge).
wash out and a tiny, barely pinhead GXIII-61. Attractive, unlisted color, finest
open surface bubble, otherwise per- possible mold impression.
fect). GXIII-4. A nice clean example,
void of the high point wear often Est.: $600 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $300
encountered on these.

Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

Lot 52 Lot 56

SHEAF OF GRAIN - TREE Picto- “SPRING GARDEN” / ANCHOR
rial Calabash, probably Sheets & / “GLASSWORKS” - LOG CABIN
Duffy Glass Manufacturers, Philadel- Historical Flask, Spring Garden Glass
phia, PA, 1850 - 1860. Clear, medium Works, Baltimore, MD, 1851 - 1856.
blue green, applied round collar with Brilliant yellowish golden amber, applied
lower bevel - heavy blowpipe pontil round collar with lower bevel - smooth
scar, Qt, very near mint; (just the slight- base, ½ Pt, very near mint; (just a touch
est touch of typical, very minor light of very faint interior residue or light haze
exterior wear, a little residue near base near shoulder that may wash out and a
that would likely wash out). GXIII-46. slightly weak impression near shoulder).
Not easy to find in this color and GXIII-61. Another nice example, good
condition. color.

Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250 Est.: $1,800 - $2,400 • Min. bid: $1,000

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Lot 57 Lot 61

WREATH - (Reverse Plain) Picto- Freeblown Chestnut Flask, New
rial Flask, America, 1875 - 1885. England, 1785 - 1820. Bright medium
Bright yellowish (citron) green, tooled, olive amber shading to a deeper olive
threaded, factory ground mouth with amber through the neck, chestnut form,
period, likely original metal cap - sheared mouth with an applied string
smooth base, Pt, virtually attic mint; lip - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 8 ¼”,
(just a slight trace of very light wear, near attic mint; (a slight bit of very light
otherwise pristine). GXIII-81. McK- exterior wear, otherwise perfect). Good
earin notes this mold as “Compara- color and clarity, nice larger size!
tively scarce”. However, it is unlisted
in this color! Beautiful, eye-appealing Est.: $300 - $450 • Min. bid: $180
flask.
Lot 62
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Freeblown Decanter or Table
Lot 58 Serving Bottle, Eastern US, prob-
ably Mid-Atlantic, 1780 - 1820. Clear,
LAUREL WREATH / KEYSTONE medium golden, almost a deep honey
- (Reverse Plain) Pictorial Flask, coloration, decanter form with slightly
probably a Pittsburgh area glasshouse, flattened sides tapering to a nearly
possibly Fahnestock, Fortune & Co, cylindrical base, tooled, heavy outward
Keystone Glass Works, 1866 - 1873. rolled collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 9
Beautiful yellowish honey, tooled, ½”; (just a touch of minor exterior wear,
threaded and ground mouth with origi- otherwise perfect). A scarce, attractive
nal metal cap - (embossed keystone form, beautiful, scarce color (typically
design on smooth base), ½ Pt, perfect. found in deep amber tones), and full of
Unlisted by McKearin, and likely a very tiny seed bubbles.
rare little flask. An Eagle and “PATENT
/ SCREW” are lightly debossed on Est.: $700 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400
metal cap.
Lot 63
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Early Freeblown Chestnut Bottle,
Lot 59 South Jersey Type, possibly Wistar-
burgh, 1750 - 1780. Clear light to
“P. CAMPBELL / WHOLESALE / medium bubbly yellowish green, plump
LIQUOR DEALER / 18 SPRING high-shoulder chestnut form, heavy
ST / N.Y” - “WHITNEY / GLASS outward rolled collar - blowpipe pontil
WORKS” (on base), Whiskey scar, ht. 8 5/8”; (some exterior wear and
Flask, 1870 - 1880. Beautiful yellow- scratches around the mid-body, typical
ish honey coloration, applied round of these very early Chestnuts, otherwise
double collar - smooth base, Pt, excellent). A classic example, this one
virtually attic mint. A very rare private having plenty of attractive small bubbles
mold flask. A quart, amber, example throughout.
(without the glasshouse marking on
base), was sold in 2003, this being the Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300
only pint known.
Lot 64
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Early Freeblown Chestnut Bottle,
Lot 60 South Jersey Type, possibly Wistar-
burgh, 1750 - 1780. Clear medium
“HAGERTY / GLASS WORKS / green with an emerald tone, plump
N.Y.” (on base), Whiskey Flask, high-shoulder chestnut form, heavy out-
Hagerty Bros. Glass Manufacturers, ward rolled collar - blowpipe pontil scar,
Brooklyn, New York, 1861 - 1875. Yel- ht. 8 ½”; (some typical light scratches
lowish honey amber, “union oval” form, and wear; a faint, spotty light band of
applied round double collar – smooth residue or haze in the shoulder, other-
base, Qt, virtually attic mint; (just a wise excellent). A very early, Colonial
touch of very minor wear, otherwise period Chestnut bottle, also with some
pristine perfect). An extremely rare light paddle marks visible on the sides.
flask, believed to be one of only two,
or possibly three examples known. Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300

Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

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Lot 65 Lot 69

Large, Freeblown Globular Pattern Molded Globular Bottle,
Bottle, New England, 1785 - 1820. 24 ribs swirled to the left, probably
Medium olive green shading to a Zanesville Glass Works, Zanesville,
deeper olive through the neck, globular Ohio, 1820 - 1835. Bright, light yel-
body rounding to a slightly flattened lowish honey coloration, outward rolled
base, applied heavy collared mouth mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8 1/8”; (a 1”
- blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 10 ½”, virtu- band of light haze in the neck and some
ally attic mint; (a bit of minor interior patchy light interior residue or haze,
residue in the neck and upper shoul- some of which might wash out, other-
der, much of which would likely wash wise very near mint). Beautiful, bright
out and just a trace of faint wear). light color, the noted interior haze is not
McK, plate 224, #9. A great example, terribly distracting and could likely be
full of swirls, bubbles and impurities. professionally cleaned.

Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300 Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300

Lot 66 Lot 70

Oversize, Freeblown Globular Pattern Molded Club or “Bee-
Bottle, America, probably Midwest, hive” Bottle, 24 ribs swirled to the left,
1810 - 1830. Bright yellow olive, Midwest, 1820 - 1840. Aquamarine, a
almost an olive yellow through the transitional form with sides rounding in
center, globular form, outward rolled toward base, applied ring type collar -
mouth - solid glass punty scar, ht. 12 slightly pushed up base with blowpipe
½”; (5/8” iridescent bruise along the pontil scar, ht. 7 ¼”; (some typical very
bottom edge of the rolled collar, a very light exterior wear, otherwise perfect!)
minor spot of light haze on the interior, Good strong pattern, clean, a nice
some typical light exterior wear). A example. Note, this example also has 24
very rare color, and a very rare size. faint (ghosted), vertical ribs.
An outstanding early Globular bottle.
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300

Lot 67 Lot 71

Oversize, Freeblown Globular Pattern Molded Club, or “Bee-
Bottle, Midwest, possibly Zanesville hive” Bottle, 24 vertical ribs swirled
Glass Works, Zanesville, Ohio, 1815 slightly to the right, Ohio or Western
- 1830. Rich golden amber, classic Pennsylvania, 1815 - 1830. Aquama-
Midwest globular form, outward rolled rine, high-shouldered club form, applied
mouth - light blowpipe pontil scar, ht. ring type collar - blowpipe pontil scar,
12”, near mint; (a little scattered light ht. 8”, attic mint! A bright, clean ex-
exterior wear around the mid-body and ample with nice clarity, a strong impres-
a shallow, minor open bubble on the sion, and attractive squatty form. One of
interior, otherwise perfect). An impres- the nicer examples.
sive and very rare size, near perfect
form, a great early Ohio Glob! Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300

Lot 68 Lot 72

Freeblown Globular Bottle, Pattern Molded Club or “Beehive”
Midwest, probably Ohio or Western Bottle, 24 faint vertical ribs over 24 fine
Pennsylvania, 1815 - 1830. Beautiful ribs swirled to the left, Midwest, possibly
medium golden amber with a yellow- Zanesville Glass Works, Zanesville, Ohio,
ish tone, gracefully sloping shoulders, 1820 - 1835. Aquamarine, beehive form,
globular body, outward rolled mouth - applied heavy flaring lip - blowpipe pontil
blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 8 ¼”, virtually scar, ht. 8 3/8”, very near mint; (touch
attic mint; (just a trace of expected of very faint wear, a bit of spotty light
light exterior wear). Note; an old cork residue or haze in base). Similar to MW,
remains in the neck of the bottle. Out- plate 94, #5. Ex. Darl Fifer collection.
standing condition, very early, and with
a slightly different form. Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

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Lot 73 Lot 77

Pattern Molded Decanter or Pitkin Type Flask, patterned
Table Serving Bottle, 24 wide with 36 vertical ribs over 36 ribs
vertical ribs over 24 ribs swirled to the swirled to the right, New England,
right, Midwest, 1820 - 1835. Aqua- 1785 - 1820. Clear light to medium
marine, in the form of an elongated olive with a very slight yellowish
club, or decanter, with a longer neck tone, flattened ovoid body, sheared
and more slender body, applied ring mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5
collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 8 5/8”, 3/8”; (a touch of typical, very light
near mint; (a wisp of typical light wear, exterior wear and a couple of tiny,
otherwise perfect). A scarce form. In pinhead size, or smaller, spots of
addition, the ribbing on this example roughness on the inside edge of the
creates a mild broken swirl effect in the lip, otherwise excellent!) Nice clarity,
shoulders. delicate, somewhat lighter color.

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 Est.: $500 - $1,000 • Min. bid: $300

Lot 74 Lot 78

Pitkin Type Flask, pattern molded Pitkin Type Flask, patterned with
with 36 vertical ribs over 36 ribs 26 vertical ribs over 26 ribs swirled
swirled to the left, Midwest, or pos- to the left, Mid-Atlantic or possibly
sibly Mid-Atlantic region, 1790 - 1820. Midwest, 1800 - 1830. Light sea
Beautiful yellowish golden through foam green, horseshoe form body,
the mid-body, shading to a deeper sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil
golden tobacco color in the shoulders, scar, ht. 5 ½”; (some scattered
flattened “clock-face” form, sheared exterior wear and a slightly weak im-
mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 6”, pression). A crude little flask, likely
near mint; (just the slightest touch of quite early, and with a very scarce to
typical light wear and a trace of very rare, rib count.
faint, spotty interior haze, otherwise
perfect!) Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

Est: $500 - $1,000 • Min. bid: $300 Lot 79

Lot 75 Pitkin Type Flask, pattern molded
with 30 vertical ribs over 30 ribs
Pitkin Type Flask, pattern molded swirled slightly to the left, probably
with 30 vertical ribs over 30 ribs Midwest, 1800 - 1830. Bluish aqua-
swirled to the right, Midwest, or pos- marine, flattened horseshoe form,
sibly Mid-Atlantic region, 1790 - 1820. sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil
Olive yellow with a hint of topaz, scar, ht. 6 3/8”, virtually attic mint. A
flattened circular, slight elliptical body, very attractive example, nice clarity,
sheared and inward rolled mouth - and with a very strong impression
blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 6 5/8”, near through the shoulders.
mint; (some typical, light exterior wear,
otherwise perfect). A rare and spec- Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
tacular color for a Pitkin type flask.
Lot 80
Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800
Early Freeblown Pocket Flask,
Lot 76 probably Midwest America, 1800 -
1830. Medium golden amber, ovoid
Rare Pitkin Type Flask, patterned form, sheared mouth - blowpipe
with 38 vertical ribs over 36 ribs pontil scar, ht. 7 7/8”; (some typical
swirled to the right, New England, minor exterior wear, otherwise very
1785 - 1820. Medium olive, flattened near mint). This form, whether pat-
ovoid body, sheared mouth - blowpipe terned, or unpatterned, is not easy
pontil scar, ht. 6 5/8”, near mint; (a little to find in colors other than aqua
fine, light exterior wear, primarily on or light green. A good early flask.
one side, otherwise mint). A rare rib See Innes, Pittsburgh Glass, 1797 -
count, the gaffer using both a 38 rib 1891. Very similar to plate 25, #2.
mold and a 36 rib mold to create the
flask. Most broken swirl Pitkins have Est.: $150 - $300 • Min. bid: $80
the same number of ribs for each.

Est.: $800 - $1,400 • Min. bid: $500

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Lot 81 Lot 85

Early Freeblown Striated Pocket Freeblown Hat Whimsey,
Flask, America or possibly Conti- America, probably New York
nental, 1790 - 1830. Light, smoky State, 1840 - 1860. Clear
straw yellow with profuse deep amber medium green, blown in a small
striations throughout, elongated ovoid utility bottle mold and expanded
form, sheared, tooled and flared mouth with a wide brim and upturned
- blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 7 3/8”; sides, sheared tooled rim -
(some exterior high point wear and blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 1 ¼”;
some light, spotty interior stain, but no (a little very faint exterior bloom,
other form of damage). A wild, beauti- otherwise perfect). Note, retains
ful, early flask. an early collection sticker on the inside. A fantastic little hat, scarce, nice
color, and early!
Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 82 Lot 86

Early Stiegel-Type Engraved Blown Three Mold Hat Whim-
Spirits Bottle, probably Germany sey, probably Boston and Sand-
or Continental, possibly America, wich Glass Works, Sandwich, MA,
1770 - 1820. Colorless, rectangular 1825 - 1840. Cobalt, in the form of
with rounded corner panels, engraved a beaver hat with an upturned and
floral designs on front, back and sides, inward folded brim, blown in a small
blown in the half post method, sheared cup or drinking glass mold for pat-
mouth with applied pewter collar and tern, geometric design with sunburst
threaded cap - solid glass punty scar, motif, blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 2
ht. 6 ½”, mint. Although typical of 1/8”, virtually attic mint. GIII-24.
early German production, these types Excellent form, wonderful condition.
of engraved decorated flasks were Fresh to the market from an early
also made here in America. Lancaster, Pa, family estate.

Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100 Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

Lot 83 Lot 87

Early Blown, Engraved Compote, Lot of (3), Early “Bull’s-eye”
America, possibly a Pittsburgh district Window Panes, America, 1800 -
glasshouse, 1850 - 1870. Colorless, 1840. Greenish aqua, approx.
blown bowl with engraved fern and 6 ¼” x 6 ¾”; 6 ¼” x 6 5/8”, and 6 ¼”
leaf design, applied hollow corseted x 6 7/8”; (each with some oxida-
stem with broad circular foot, polished tion or light haze, primarily on one
pontil scar, ht. 7 ¼”, dia. 9 7/8”; (some side only, and some fine scratches).
typical, minor usage wear, otherwise Early Bull’s eye panes are getting
perfect). A wonderful, early blown difficult to find. These panes were
compote, hard to find with the engrav- formed from the center gather of
ing. See Pittsburgh Glass, Innes, plate crown glass, and typically used in
361, for similar form and design. doors and transom windows in early
American homes.
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Est.: $300 - $400 • Min. bid: $150
Lot 84
Lot 88
“J. ANDREWS / J - J
ANDREWS / PHILA” Figural Lot of (3), Early “Bull’s-eye”
Hat Whimsey, America, probably Window Panes, America, 1800 -
Philadelphia area, 1850 - 1860. 1840. All three are light aquamarine,
Medium to deep aqua, patterned in (2) are approximately 5 7/8” square,
a “J.ANDREWS” soda bottle mold the third pane is rectangular and ap-
and fashioned into a tall beaver proximately 7” x 9”; (the two square
hat with a wide, outward folded panes are near mint with a 1 ¾”
brim, heavy blowpipe pontil scar, sliver off one corner; the rectangular
ht. 3 1/8”, rim. dia. 5 3/8” (at widest pane has some light oxidation).
point), perfect; (note, an early collector tag remains on the hat). An extremely A very nice group, wonderful overall
rare hat whimsey, beautiful, and in a rare soda mold to boot! condition.

Est.: $1,200 - $2,200 • Min. bid: $700 Est.: $300 - $400 • Min. bid: $150

American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014 PAGE 17

Lot 89 Lot 93

Lot of (4), Early “Bull’s-eye” “PAT. GLASS PAIL / JUNE / 24 84 /
Window Panes, America, 1800 - BOSTON MASS”, Spice Jar, prob-
1840. All four are medium to deep ably a Pittsburgh district glasshouse,
greenish aquamarine. Approx. sizes possibly Atterbury & Company, 1884 -
are: 8 ¾” x 6”; 8 ¾” x 5 ½”, 6 ¼” x 4 1895. Attractive straw yellow color-
5/8”, and 6” x 4 ½”. All four generally ation, in the form of a small pail with
near mint condition with only typical domed shoulders, ground mouth with
minor flaking around the edges. Great metal band, lid and wire bail - smooth
colors, outstanding condition. All of the base, ht. 4 3/8”, virtually attic mint!
Bull’s-eye panes in this auction came Beautiful, delicate color, outstanding
from an old collection of the Society of condition.
American Architectural Historians.
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $200
Lot 94
Lot 90
“R & F. ATMORE” Large Pickle Jar,
Lot of (4) Early Freeblown Win- America, 1855 - 1865. Aquamarine,
dow Rondels, Continental, probably square with beveled corners and large
Holland or Germany, 1740 - 1780. All cathedral windows on three panels, wide
(4) are bright medium green, cylindri- neck with applied square collar - indent-
cal with ground edges, pontil scars, ed base with early smooth, or possibly
4” diameter, and perfect. Popular as very light sand type pontil scar, ht. 11 ¼”,
decorative motifs in stained glass mint. Zumwalt, p. 32. As noted above,
windows during the 17th through the there appears to be remnants of a very
19th centuries. Beautiful color, excel- light sand type pontil scar, but is impos-
lent condition. sible to say with certainty. A scarce,
impressive looking pickle jar.
Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60
Est.: $225 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
Lot 91
Lot 95
“PAT. GLASS PAIL / JUNE / 24 84
/ BOSTON MASS”, Spice Jar (with Figural Monument Cologne
original label), probably a Pittsburgh Bottle, probably Boston and Sandwich
district glasshouse, possibly Atterbury Glass Works, 1860 - 1888. Vivid, me-
& Company, 1884 - 1895. Sapphire dium to deep cobalt blue, obelisk form
blue, in the form of a small pail with fashioned after the Bunker Hill Monu-
domed shoulders, ground mouth with ment, tooled ring collar ground internally
metal band, lid and wire bail - smooth for stopper, period cut stopper - smooth
base, ht. 4 ½”; (jar is perfect; metal base, ht. 9” (not including stopper),
band and lid with spotty light surface perfect. MW, plate 114, #3. Note; it is
rust, lid is sealed shut). Scarce, beau- interesting that the stopper and bottle
tiful color, very scarce with label. were found together, fit perfectly, colors
match, and may be original to the
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 cologne.

Lot 92 Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400

“PAT. GLASS PAIL / JUNE / 24 Lot 96
84 / BOSTON MASS”, Spice Jar,
probably a Pittsburgh district glass- Fancy Figural Cologne Bottle (with
house, possibly Atterbury & Company, complete original label), America, 1835 -
1884 - 1895. Vaseline coloration, in 1855. Aquamarine, figural building with
the form of a small pail with domed standing Knight embossed on front,
shoulders, ground mouth with metal columned corners, Gothic arches, and
band, lid and wire bail - smooth base, latticed sides, tooled thin flanged mouth
ht. 4 3/8”; (jar is perfect, metal band - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 4 ¼”, very
and lid have some very minor surface near mint; (a little faint light residue or
rust, otherwise perfect). A very scarce, haze, some of which would likely wash
attractive color. out). Colorful label depicts soldier in full
dress uniform, Double extract / d’Eau /
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 de Cologne. Rare with original label!

Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100

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Lot 97 Lot 101

Fancy Figural Cologne Bottle, Umbrella Ink, America, 1840 - 1860.
America, 1835 - 1855. Sapphire blue, Brilliant sapphire blue, 8-sided, sheared
rectangular figural building with a and inward rolled mouth blowpipe pontil
standing Knight embossed on front scar, 2 3/8” ht, 2 1/8” wide; (lightly
panel, columned corners, Gothic cleaned to original luster with some light
arches, and latticed sides, sheared and residue remaining on the inside of the
inward rolled mouth - blowpipe pontil rolled lip; a hard-to-see, 3/8” hairline
scar, ht. 3 7/8”; (just a little faint light crack along the top of the rolled lip; a
haze, primarily on the interior and on ¼” flake or “divot” on one of the panels
base, otherwise excellent and displays that almost certainly occurred when
near mint). MW, plate 109, #10. The another piece of glass touched it during
fancy early colognes are getting harder the annealing process). Outstanding
to find, especially in color. color and clarity.

Est.: $1,000 - $1,800 • Min. bid: $600 Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

Lot 98 Lot 102

Fancy Cologne Bottle (Motif Umbrella Ink, America, 1840 - 1860.
of Lion), America, 1835 - 1855. Beautiful medium to deep puce with
Aquamarine, rectangular, front panel a pinkish rose tone, 8-sided umbrella
with embossed scroll designs above form, sheared and inward rolled mouth
and below lion, reverse with scroll – blowpipe pontil scar,1 7/8” ht, 2 1/8”
design above and below label panel, wide, virtually attic mint! Beautiful, very
sides with embossed leaf ornaments, scarce color, and light enough in tone to
sheared and inward rolled mouth - allow some nice color to show through in
blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 4 ¼”, virtually backlighting or normal daylight.
attic mint. Similar to MW, plate 111,
#5. A bright, clean example, very at- Est.: $1,200 - $1,800 • Min. bid: $700
tractive with high-relief designs.

Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60

Lot 99 Lot 103

Cologne Bottle, probably Boston Umbrella Ink, America, 1840 - 1860.
and Sandwich Glass Works, Sandwich, Rich medium golden amber shading
Massachusetts, 1860 - 1888. Purple, to a lighter honey color near the base
almost a grape amethyst, octagonal along one of the sides, 8-sided umbrella
hourglass form, tooled small ring lip - form, sheared and inward rolled mouth
smooth base, ht. 4 ½”, very near mint; - blowpipe pontil scar, 2 ¼” ht. x 2 ¼”
(a shallow, minor open bubble in neck, wide, very near mint; (a touch of faint,
otherwise perfect!). B/K, photo #5199; spotty residue on one side, near the
MW, plate 114, #7. Gorgeous color! base, most of which would likely wash
Note; this form is believe to be unique out). Similar to C# 131. Beautiful color,
to the Sandwich Glass Works. Prov- nice clarity and whittling, does not ap-
enance: Ex. Paul Richards collection. pear to be a dug bottle.

Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180 Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 100 Lot 104

Teakettle Inkwell, probably Eng- Umbrella Ink, probably New England,
land, 1860 - 1880. Medium to deep possibly a Stoddard, NH glasshouse,
plum amethyst, square pyramid form 1842 - 1860. Medium to deep olive
with beveled corners, sheared mouth amber, 8-sided umbrella form, sheared
with original hinged brass cover - mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, 2 ½” ht.
smooth base, ht. 1 5/8”, virtually attic x 2 ¼” wide; (some minor, light exterior
mint; (just a touch of fine high point wear, a tiny, less-than-pinhead flake at
wear and a minor compression or dent edge of sheared mouth, otherwise very
to the brass cap, otherwise perfect!) near mint). Similar to C# 145.
Similar to C# 1231, also see Faulkner,
p. 170. Wonderful, complete, beautiful Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
example.

Est.: $250 - $500 • Min. bid: $150

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Lot 105 Lot 109

Umbrella Ink, America, 1840 - 1860. “HARRISON’S - COLUMBIAN
Light to medium blue green, 12-sided - INK” Master Ink Bottle, (with 95%
umbrella form, sheared and inward original label), America, 1851 - 1855.
rolled mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, 2 Aquamarine, 8-sided, applied flanged
1/8” ht, 1 7/8” wide, sparkling, virtu- mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 3”;
ally attic mint; (tiny bit of faint exterior (a hard to see, ¼” hairline crack along
wear, otherwise perfect). Similar to the top edge of one of the panels; a
C#149. A bright, clean example, good shallow, paper-thin pontil flake extends
glass character. to the edge of the base, and some in-
manufacture crazing lines in the neck).
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100 Unlisted, similar to C# 535, but without
“PATENT” on the shoulder. Bright,
Lot 106 clean, and rare with original label.

Cone Ink, America, 1840 - 1860. Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Medium green, almost a teal green,
conical form, sheared and inward Lot 110
rolled mouth - heavy blowpipe pontil
scar, ht. 2 ¼”; (a couple of tiny pinhead Early 12-Sided Ink or Utility Bot-
spots of minor roughness on the rolled tle, America, probably New England,
lip, a bit of light exterior wear, and a 1840 - 1855. Brilliant yellowish green,
little barely noticeable, faint interior cylindrical with 12 flat panels, tooled
haze). Similar to C# 22. Whittled, and and outward flared mouth - blowpipe
in a somewhat different, scarce color pontil scar, ht. 2 ½”, very near mint;
for a pontiled cone ink. (tiny, pinprick bit of roughness on the
edge of the flared lip and just a trace
Est.: $225 - $450 • Min. bid: $120 of fine high point wear, otherwise mint).
Beautiful and scarce color, bubbly
Lot 107 glass, a very attractive little bottle.

Drape Pattern Inkwell, probably Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore,
MD, 1845 - 1860. Medium to deep Lot 111
sapphire blue, cone form with large
drape pattern, applied round double “OSBORN’S / LIQUID POLISH.”
collared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Blacking Bottle, America, probably
ht. 2 3/8”; (a little spotty faint haze on a New England glasshouse, 1845 -
the interior; a touch of light exterior 1855. Bright yellowish olive amber,
wear along with a small pinhead bit almost an olive yellow, cylindrical,
of roughness on edge of collar and at sheared wide mouth with an inward
base). C# 27. The ink displays fairly rolled lip - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 3
well but might benefit from a light inte- 5/8”; (tiny, barely pinprick bit of rough-
rior cleaning. A rare and desirable ink! ness on back of sheared mouth; a tiny
potstone on the base has a ¼’ irides-
Est.: $1,200 - $1,800 • Min. bid: $700 cent bruise, otherwise very near mint).
Nicely whittled glass, beautiful color.
Lot 108
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
“HARRISON’S / COLUMBIAN /
INK”, America, 1845 - 1855. Medium Lot 112
to deep sapphire blue, cylindrical,
sheared and inward rolled mouth - Labeled Elisha Waters Black-
blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 2”, perfect. ing Bottle, America, 1855 - 1865.
C #194. Nice color and clarity, Medium olive, original graphic label
whittled, strong embossing, a terrific depicting a horse race with men riding
example. atop bottles of blacking with the “E.
Waters” bottle leading the way. Label
Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $400 reads in part, “Liquid Mirror Blacking
/ Manufactured / Only by / Elisha Wa-
ters”, ht. 5 7/8”; (the bottle is mint, the
label is 85-90% complete with some
scattered staining). Rare—one of a
handful found in a hardware store in
Hoosick Falls, NY. 35-40 years ago.

Est.: $800 - $1,600 • Min. bid: $500

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Lot 113 Lot 117

Early Freeblown, or Dip Mold “WHITWELL - SNUFF” Bottle,
Snuff Jar (with original label), America, 1825 - 1835. Aquamarine,
probably a Connecticut glasshouse, rectangular with a wide neck and
Coventry, or possibly Willington, 1820 sheared, thin outward folded lip - blow-
- 1835. Olive yellow, tall rectangular pipe pontil scar, ht. 2 ¾”, near mint;
form with beveled corners, offset neck, (a little spotty faint interior residue or
sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, haze, but no other form of damage and
ht. 5”; (some highpoint wear on the re- otherwise perfect). A very early, rare
verse and a tiny, hard to see, iridescent little snuff bottle.
bruise near the shoulder). Scarce taller
form, approx. 85% complete label, Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
nice color. Ex. Dr. Stanley Sarnacki
collection. Lot 118

Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 “CASPER’S WHISKEY / MADE BY
HONEST / NORTH / CAROLINA
Lot 114 PEOPLE”, 1885 - 1900. Brilliant cobalt
blue, cylindrical with fluted shoulders,
Early Freeblown, or Dip Mold tooled sloping collar with ring - smooth
Snuff Jar, probably an early Con- base, ht. 12 ¼”; (just a little light exterior
necticut glasshouse, 1800 - 1830. wear, otherwise excellent). Beautiful vivid
Beautiful olive yellow, rectangular with color. One of the all-time classic whiskey
wide beveled corners, crude drawn-up bottles, one that every collection should
shoulders creating the appearance of have.
an offset neck, sheared mouth - deli-
cate blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 4 5/8”, Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
virtually attic mint! A gorgeous ex-
ample, and with great character loaded
with tiny bubbles, impurities, and some
frothy streaks of glass.

Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250

Lot 115 Lot 119

Rare Color Snuff Jar, America, “FROM / THE CASPER CO. INC.
possibly Baltimore Glass Works, 1830 / WINSTON - SALEM, N.C. / NEW
- 1850. Beautiful medium to deep YORK / CHICAGO, ST. LOUIS”, 1890
strawberry puce, rectangular with wide - 1905. Cobalt blue, cylindrical, tooled
beveled corners, sheared, tooled and sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 11 ¾”; (a
outward flared mouth - blowpipe pontil little light exterior haze near the shoulders;
scar, ht. 4 ¼”; (some high point wear a touch of minor exterior wear, and just
on the front and back panels, other- a minor bit of interior haze). The bottle
wise perfect!) Ex. Norman C. Heckler should easily clean to near mint with a
collection. Beautiful, whittled, and couple of days in the tumbler, if desired.
extremely rare, possibly unique in this A very scare “4-City” mold!
exceptional color.
Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $400
Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800

Lot 116 Lot 120

Early Dip Mold Snuff Jar, America, Large Applied Handle Spirits Jug,
probably New England, 1815 - 1835. America, 1850 - 1860. Medium to
Medium to deep olive, square with deep strawberry puce, ovoid form likely
domed shoulders, sheared and tooled blown in a shallow cup or dip mold, ap-
mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 ¾”; plied solid ear-shaped handle, applied
(some scattered light scratches and sloping collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht.
exterior wear; a shallow, paper-thin 8 ½”, near attic mint; (just a touch of
1/8” flake at corner of base, a streak expected very light exterior wear, other-
of light residue or haze on one side, on wise pristine perfect!) Gorgeous color,
the interior, some of which might wash and light enough through the center of
out). A crude, heavy, bubbly example. the body to be appreciated in normal
daylight.
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014 PAGE 21

Lot 121 Lot 125

“LANCASTER / GLASS WORKS “LONDON - ROYAL - IMPERIAL
/ LANCASTER N.Y.” (on base), GIN” (with remnants of original label),
America, 1860 - 1870. Medium to America, 1870 - 1880. Beautiful, bright
deep amber with an apricot tone, bar- sapphire blue, square with beveled
rel form with wooden staves around corners, applied sloping collar - smooth
center, crudely applied round double base, ht. 9 ¾”, near mint; (just a touch
collared mouth - smooth base, ht. 9 of typical light exterior wear, and a tiny
3/8”; (some exterior wear, particularly pinhead flake at edge of lip, otherwise
around the mid-body, a pinhead flake perfect). A great color for a gin, and
at edge of base). A fairly scarce barrel this example has never been dug and
with good strong embossing. cleaned with a small portion of the
original label remaining.
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
Est.: $800 - $1,400 • Min. bid: $500
Lot 122
Lot 126
“DISTILLED IN 1848. / OLD
KENTUCKY / 1849 / RESERVE “LONDON” (backwards N’s) /
/ BOURBON / A.M. BININGER “JOCKEY - CLUB HOUSE / GIN”
& Co. / 19 BROAD ST N.Y.”, - (Horse and Rider), America, 1858
America, 1850 - 1860. Bright golden - 1865. Deep olive green, square with
amber, barrel form, applied round beveled corners, applied sloping collar
double collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. with ring - smooth base, ht. 9 ¾”; (a 3/8”
9 ¼”, perfect! A great example of this bruise on the shoulder near the panel
popular Bininger, lighter than many, edge; some scattered minor exterior
and this being the larger of two avail- wear and light scratches, some overall
able sizes. light interior haze and dirt, some or which
would likely wash out).
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300
Lot 123
Lot 127
“DISTILLED IN 1848. / OLD
KENTUCKY / 1849 / RESERVE “UDOLPHO WOLFE’S -
/ BOURBON / A.M. BININGER SCHIEDAM - AROMATIC /
& Co. / 338 BROADWAY, N.Y.”, SCHNAPPS”, America, 1855 - 1865.
America, 1850 - 1860. Medium amber, Medium to deep yellowish olive with a
barrel form, applied round double col- slight amber tone, square with beveled
lar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 8”, near corners, applied sloping collar - iron
attic mint; (just a trace of typical, very pontil scar, ht. 9 ¾”, virtually attic mint;
faint exterior wear, otherwise perfect). (just a trace of very faint exterior wear,
Another nice example, this one being otherwise perfect). A clean, sparkling
the smaller size, and with the 338 example. Many of these have been
Broadway address. dug, but this example appears to be an
attic type find.
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60
Lot 124
Lot 128
“BININGER’S / OLD DOMINION -
WHEAT TONIC - A.M. BININGER “FOERSTER’S / TEUTONIC /
& Co: / No. 19 BROAD ST. N. Y.”, BITTERS / CHICAGO”, America,
America, 1865 - 1875. Bright yellowish 1858 - 1861. Bright golden amber,
green with an olive tone, square with plump chestnut form with an applied left
beveled corners, applied sloping collar handle, applied mouth with square band
- smooth base, ht. 9 ¼”; (a 3/16” area - iron pontil scar, ht. 6 5/8”, near mint; (a
of roughness on the edge of the lip; a touch of typical light exterior wear).
1/8” flake below “S” in “Bininger’s”, a R/H #F63. An iconic bitters bottle, this
little typical minor exterior wear). The being one of only four known. Also
condition notes are all fairly minor. one of only two bitters produced in the
Beautiful color. handled chestnut form. Beautiful, heav-
ily whittled glass, outstanding condition.
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
Est.: $12,000 - $24,000 • Min. bid: $6,000

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Lot 129 Lot 133

Mc KEEVER’S ARMY BITTERS”, “NATIONAL / BITTERS” –
America, 1865 - 1875. Medium amber, “PATENT / 1867” (on base), America,
figural Civil War drum below cluster of 1867 – 1875. Bright, light yellowish
stacked cannonballs forming conical honey coloration, figural ear of corn, ap-
shoulders, applied sloping collar - plied tapered collar with ring - smooth
smooth base, ht. 10 ½”, perfect! R/H base, ht. 12 ½”, near attic mint; (just
#M58. A great figural bitters, histori- a slight trace of faint light wear at the
cal, and obviously uniquely designed side, on one of the leaves, otherwise
to appeal to veterans and families tied pristine perfect). R/H #N8. Beautiful,
to the Great War Between the States. whittled, and plenty of yellow in this
one!
Est.: $4,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $2,500
Est.: $500 - $1,000 • Min. bid: $300

Lot 130 Lot 134

“DOCTOR / FISCH’S BITTERS - “NATIONAL / BITTERS” –
W.H. WARE / PATENTED 1866”, “PATENT / 1867” (on base), America,
America, 1866 - 1875. Light golden 1867 – 1875. Beautiful medium apricot
through the center shading to honey with a slight amber tone, shading to a
and yellow along the sides, fish form, rich deep apricot tone in the shoulders,
applied ring collar - smooth base, 11 figural ear of corn, applied short tapered
3/8”, virtually attic mint; (just a touch collar with ring – smooth base, ht. 12 ¼”,
of light high point wear near the base, near attic mint; (tiny pinprick speck of
otherwise perfect). R/H #F44. Out- roughness on the edge of the mouth and
standing, beautiful color with plenty of a tiny open bubble on one of the leaves).
yellow! R/H #N8. Scarce, beautiful color, nicely
whittled.
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $600 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $350
Lot 131
Lot 135
“DOCTOR / FISCH’S BITTERS -
W.H. WARE / PATENTED 1866”, “NATIONAL / BITTERS” –
America, 1866 - 1875. Medium to “PATENT / 1867” (on base), with
deep golden amber, figural fish, ap- 98% original label, America, 1867 –
plied ring collar - smooth base, ht. 11 1875. Medium golden amber, figural
½”; (several in-manufacture annealing ear of corn, applied short tapered collar
lines in the neck; a 1/8” iridescent flake with ring – smooth base, ht. 12 ¼”,
on one of the fine ribs about an inch up perfect. R/H #N8. Bright maroon label
from the base, and a tiny pinhead open with gold lettering reads in part:
surface bubble). R/H #F44. Excep- “THE / National Bitters / Cures Fever,
tionally strong embossing, the noted Ague, Liver / Complaints … / SCHLICT-
condition issues are relatively minor. ER & Zug / PROPRIETORS / 9 North
7th St / PHILAD’A.” Extremely rare with
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 original label.

Lot 132 Est.: $600 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $350

“THE / FISH BITTERS - W.H. Lot 136
WARE / PATENTED 1866”, Ameri-
ca, 1866 - 1875. Beautiful variegated “NATIONAL / BITTERS” –
amber shading from a rich, deep am- “PATENT / 1867” (on base), America,
ber in the head to tones of yellowish 1867 – 1875. Medium golden amber,
honey through the middle, and back to figural ear of corn, applied short tapered
a deep amber near the base, fish form, collar with ring – smooth base, ht. 12
applied ring collar - “W.H. WARE / ½”, mint. R/H #N8. Clean, whittled,
PATENTED” (on smooth base), ht. 11 attractive - one of the great classics in
¾”, perfect; (slightly weak embossing). figural bitters.
R/H #F46. Beautiful with the differing
tones of color. Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250

American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014 PAGE 23

Lot 137 Lot 141

“BROWN’S / CELEBRATED / “S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTA-
INDIAN HERB BITTERS - PAT- TION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED /
ENTED / FEB 11 / 1868”, America, 1862”, America, 1862 - 1880. Beauti-
1868 - 1880. Medium to deep golden ful golden yellow, cabin form with 6 logs
amber shading to a slightly lighter tone above the label panel, applied sloping
in the arms, figural Indian maiden, collar - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8”, pristine
sheared and inward rolled lip - smooth perfect! R/H #D105. Outstanding clar-
base, ht. 12 ¼”, perfect! R/H #B226. ity, nice and light all the way to the base
A good clean example, excellent con- with plenty of yellow, especially along
dition, and with a perfect rolled lip. the roof and down the edges.

Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300 Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

Lot 138 Lot 142

Arabesque motif / “DRAKES” / “S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTA-
Arabesque motif / “PLANTATION TION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED /
/ BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862”, 1862”, America, 1862 - 1880. Medium
America, 1862 - 1880. Gorgeous to deep apricot with some rich reddish
medium to deep raspberry-grape puce tones in the lower body, cabin form
coloration, cabin form, applied slop- with 6 logs above the label panel, applied
ing collar - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8”, sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8”,
virtually attic mint; (just a trace of attic mint! R/H #D105. Nice color, out-
extremely minor wear, otherwise pris- standing condition, brilliant glass.
tine!) R/H #D102. Ex. Judge MacK-
enzie collection; Scarce and desirable Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
“Arabesque” mold; rare, beautiful,
outstanding color! Lot 143

Est.: $1,200 - $1,800 • Min. bid: $700 “S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTA-
TION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED
Lot 139 / 1862”, America, 1862 - 1880. Light
yellowish honey with a little topaz
“DRAKES / PLANTATION / and some beautiful rich apricot tones
BITTERS - PATENTED / 1869.”, through the middle and lower half, cabin
America, 1869 - 1875. Brilliant yellow form with 6 logs above the label panel,
shading to a slightly richer honey yel- applied sloping collar - smooth base,
low in the label panels, cabin form with ht. 9 7/8”, near mint; (small trace of light
5 logs above the label panel, applied wear, otherwise perfect). R/H #D105.
sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9 ¾”, A bright, pretty example, one that
“out of the mold”, pristine perfect! R/H changes color according to the light.
#D109. Strong mold impression, gor-
geous, stunning color, likely one of the Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
choicest, lightest, yellow 5-Log Drake’s
that you could hope to find. Lot 144

Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800 “S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTA-
TION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED /
Lot 140 1862”, America, 1862 - 1880. Golden
honey coloration shading to near yellow
“DRAKES / PLANTATION / along the edges, cabin form with 6 logs
BITTERS - PATENTED / 1869.”, above the label panel, applied sloping
America, 1869 - 1875. Very deep “old collar - smooth base, ht. 9 ¾”, perfect!
amber”, cabin form with 5 logs above R/H #D108. A pretty example, strong
the label panel, applied sloping collar mold impression, attic-found condition.
- smooth base, ht. 9 ¾”, near mint; (a
little dried spotty residue that would Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100
likely wash out; a tiny pinhead flake
at edge of lip, and a very minor open
bubble near base, otherwise per-
fect). R/H #D109. One of the deeper
examples and a nice contrast to the
golden toned examples.

Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250

Fine, Fancy

Lot 129 Lot 130

Lot 153 Lot 133

Figural Bitters

Lot 137 Lot 136

Lot 139

Lot 151

Lot 150

Lot 132

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Lot 145 Lot 149

“S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTA- “JOHN ROOT’S BITTERS / 1834
TION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED - BUFFALO, N.Y. / 1834”, America,
/ 1862”, America, 1862 - 1880. 1865 - 1875. Yellowish honey amber,
Medium to deep golden amber with rectangular semi-cabin, applied sloping
a slight orange tone, cabin form with collar with flat band - smooth base, ht.
6 logs above the label panel, applied 10 1/8”, very near mint; (some in-man-
sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9 ¾”, ufacture crazing lines in the neck and
perfect! R/H #D108. Another clean, some dried interior contents or residue,
nice solid example. most of which would almost certainly
soak out). R/H #R90.4. Very rare in
Est.: $100 - $150 • Min. bid: $60 amber, and this example has plenty of
yellow in it!

Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800

Lot 146 Lot 150

“S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTA- “OLD / HOMESTEAD / WILD
TION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED CHERRY / BITTERS - PATENT”,
/ 1862”, America, 1862 - 1880. America, 1865 - 1875. Brilliant yellow
Medium to deep “old amber”, cabin with an olive tone, cabin form, applied
form with 6 logs above the label panel, sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9 ¾”,
applied sloping collar - smooth base, perfect! R/H #O37. Stunning, eye-ap-
ht. 10 1/8”, perfect! R/H #D105. pealing, rare color with not even a trace
of amber. Note; this is the same bottle
Est.: $100 - $150 • Min. bid: $60 featured in the Glass Works, “Madness
in Manchester” auction, July, 2013 (Lot
91). If you missed it then, don’t miss it
this time!

Est.: $4,000 - $8,000 • Min. bid: $2,500

Lot 147 Lot 151

“S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTA- “B.T. 1865. S. C. / SMITHS /
TION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED DRUID BITTERS”, probably
/ 1862”, America, 1862 - 1880. Deep Baltimore Glass Works, Baltimore, MD,
strawberry puce, cabin form with 6 1865 - 1875. Brilliant yellowish olive
logs above the label panel, applied green, barrel form, applied square col-
sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9 ¾”, lar - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8”; (a 1 ¼”
perfect; (note, the bottle has a slightly hairline crack on the side at mid-body;
weak impression in the upper shoul- a small 3/8” hairline crack on the
ders as is fairly common on this mold). reverse). R/H #S124. Believed to be
R/H #D105. Very dense, almost black perhaps the greenest example known!
through the lower half. A clean, bright example in a stunning,
exceptional color. The bottle displays
Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100 as attic mint.

Lot 148 Est.: $6,000 - $10,000 • Min. bid: $3,000

“S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTA- Lot 152
TION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED
/ 1862”, America, 1862 - 1880. Me- “OLD SACHEM / BITTERS / AND
dium to deep golden with an orange / WIGWAM TONIC”, America, 1860
tone, cabin form with 4 logs above the - 1870. Medium to deep strawberry
label panel, applied sloping collar - puce, barrel form, applied square collar
smooth base, ht. 10 ¼”; (tiny, pinprick - smooth base, ht. 9 ½”, near attic mint;
speck of roughness on the edge of the (a couple of minor, superficial open sur-
lip, otherwise “attic found” condition). face bubbles). R/H #O46. An outstand-
R/H #D110. Nice and clean, with ing example, strongly embossed, and in
exceptionally strong embossing. a very beautiful color having virtually no
trace of amber. In addition, a perfect lip
Est.: $100 - $150 • Min. bid: $60 with no flaws, which is so hard to find
on these bottles.

Est.: $800 - $1,600 • Min. bid: $500

American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014 PAGE 27

Lot 153 Lot 157

“GREELEY’S - BOURBON WHIS- “GREELEY’S BOURBON / BIT-
KEY / BITTERS - GREELEY’S”, TERS”, America, 1860 - 1875. Copper
America, 1860 - 1875. Clear, medium topaz with some warmer apricot tones,
apricot puce, barrel form, applied barrel form, applied square collar -
square collar - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8”; smooth base, ht. 9 ¼”, near mint; (a
(a tiny pinprick, and a 1/8” area of very 3/8” area of minor, very fine lip edge
fine lip-edge roughness, otherwise roughness, and just a trace of typi-
pristine perfect). R/H #G102. Heavily cal very light exterior wear, otherwise
whittled, almost no trace of wear, and perfect). R/H #G101. Another nice
in a lighter shade than most vertical example, great color, wonderful overall
Greeley’s. The color is gorgeous, one condition.
that changes according to the lighting,
and can exhibit a bit of a pinkish tone. Est.: $600 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400

Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600 Lot 158

Lot 154 “DR C. W. ROBACKS / STOMACH
BITTERS / CINCINNATI. O”, Amer-
“BOURBON WHISKEY / BIT- ica, 1865 - 1875. Bright, light yellowish
TERS”, America, 1860 - 1875. honey, barrel form, applied sloping collar
Medium apricot with some slightly - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8”, virtually attic
warmer orange tones, barrel form, ap- mint; (a tiny, pinprick speck of roughness
plied square collar - smooth base, ht. on the edge of the lip, otherwise pristine
9 3/8”; (some light exterior wear and a perfect). R/H #R75. A beautiful example,
little, very minor, fine lip edge rough- nice light color, lots of tiny seed bubbles,
ness, the type that you can feel, but is strong embossing.
not easy to see, otherwise excellent!)
R/H #B171. Beautiful, whittled, and in Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180
a somewhat different color. Also in a
lighter tone that allows plenty of light Lot 159
to pass through.
“KIMBALL’S / JAUNDICE - BIT-
Est.: $500 - $1,000 • Min. bid: $300 TERS - TROY. N.H.”, a Stoddard,
New Hampshire glasshouse, 1850 -
Lot 155 1860. Beautiful yellowish olive amber
near the base shading to an olive yellow
“GREELEY’S BOURBON / BIT- in the shoulders, rectangular with bev-
TERS” (with partial original label), eled corners, applied sloping collar -
America, 1860 - 1875. Light to iron pontil scar, ht. 6 7/8”, virtually attic
medium smoky topaz, barrel form, ap- mint! R/H #K42. A much better than
plied square collar - smooth base, ht. 9 average example with excellent color,
3/8”, near attic mint; (just a slight trace character, and condition.
of very minor wear including a tiny
pinhead open bubble on one of the Est.: $800 - $1,400 • Min. bid: $500
rings, otherwise pristine!) R/H #G101.
An outstanding example, beautiful, Lot 160
very scarce color, especially with the
gradations, light enough to almost “JOHN MOFFAT - PHOENIX /
read through in the shoulders. BITTERS - PRICE 1 DOLLAR -
NEW YORK”, America, 1840 - 1855.
Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $900 Rich yellowish golden amber, rectan-
gular with beveled corners, sheared
Lot 156 and outward rolled mouth - blowpipe
pontil scar, ht. 5 ½”, mint. R/H #M113.
“GREELEY’S BOURBON / Provenance: Ex. Don Keating collec-
BITTERS”, America, 1860 - 1875. tion. This is almost certainly the finest
Medium smoky topaz, just a shade possible example having outstanding
deeper in color than the previous lot, character and eye appeal with whittled,
barrel form, applied square collar - seedy, crude glass, and in a rare, beau-
smooth base, ht. 9 ¼”; (a 3/8” area of tiful pure amber coloration.
minor, very fine lip-edge roughness
and a tiny, less than pinhead size flake Est.: $3,000 - $5,000 • Min. bid: $1,500
on the back of the square collar; a tiny
pinprick bit of roughness on one of
the rings, otherwise excellent). R/H
#G101. The condition notes are minor,
scarce color, nicely whittled.

Est.: $600 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400

PAGE 28 American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014

Lot 161 Lot 165

“JNO MOFFAT - PHOENIX / “J.W. HUTCHINSONS - TONIC
BITTERS - PRICE 1 $ - NEW BITTERS - MOBILE ALA”, America,
-YORK”, America, 1840 - 1855. Me- 1860 - 1870. Rich yellowish olive
dium pure olive coloration, rectangular amber, square with beveled corners,
with beveled corners, applied round applied sloping collar - smooth base,
collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 ¾”, ht. 8 5/8”; (a little light exterior wear
perfect! R/H #M111. Provenance: Ex. and a little faint “bloom” or dullness on
Don Keating collection. An extremely a couple of the shoulders that is minor,
rare mold, believed to be the rarest of otherwise excellent!) R/H #H220. A
all the Phoenix molds! In addition, a very rare southern bitters, great color,
pristine example with strong emboss- outstanding condition!
ing, outstanding color and character!
Est.: $2,000 - $4,000 • Min. bid: $1,200
Est.: $3,000 - $5,000 • Min. bid: $1,500

Lot 162 Lot 166

“JOHN / MOFFAT - PHOENIX / “LIPPMAN’S / GREAT / GERMAN
BITTERS - PRICE $1,00 - NEW BITTERS - SAVANNAH / GEOR-
YORK”, a New England glasshouse, GIA”, America, 1870 - 1875. Light to
1840 - 1855. Yellowish olive with an medium yellowish topaz coloration,
amber tone, rectangular with beveled rectangular with beveled corners, applied
corners, applied ring collar - sand type straight collar with ring - smooth base,
pontil scar, ht. 5 3/8”, attic mint. R/H ht. 9 ¾”; (professionally cleaned with
#M112. A great example of this early some overall light scratches and wear re-
mold. Note; the pontiled Phoenix maining, a shallow 1/8” bruise on reverse
Bitters are believed to be among the panel edge). R/H #L99. A rare southern
earliest of the bitters bottles. bitters in a very rare color!

Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $500 Est.: $800 - $1,600 • Min. bid: $500

Lot 163 Lot 167

“DR. BALL’S - VEGETABLE “DEUTENHOFFS / SWISS BIT-
/ STOMACHIC / BITTERS - TERS - G. M. HEIDT / SAVANNAH
NORTHBORO MASS.”, America, GA”, America, 1865 - 1875. Medium
1845 - 1855. Aquamarine, rectangular to deep amber, square with beveled
with wide beveled corners, applied corners, applied sloping collar - smooth
square collar - blowpipe pontil scar, base, ht. 9 ¼”; (a ¼” x 3/8” open bubble
ht. 6 5/8”, near attic mint; (a shallow, at edge of base appears to have been
paper-thin pontil flake extends toward partially filled; some overall light to
edge of base, but is not visible from moderate fine scratches and wear,
side, otherwise perfect). R/H #B14. A some interior dullness). R/H #D55. An
bright, clean, scarce pontiled bitters. extremely rare bitters. Ex. Carlyn Ring
collection.
Est.: $225 - $450 • Min. bid: $120
Est.: $1,000 - $1,500 • Min. bid: $600
Lot 164
Lot 168
“DR PLANETT’S / BITTERS”,
America, 1850 - 1860. Aquamarine, “GRIFFITH’S / OPERA BITTERS -
square with beveled corners, applied A. R. GRIFFITH”, Lorenz & Wightman
tapered blob collar - iron pontil scar, Glass Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, Penn-
ht. 9 5/8”, near mint; (a very minor, sylvania, 1863 - 1872. yellowish honey
shallow 1/8” flake at edge of mouth amber, square with beveled corners,
and just the slightest trace of typical applied sloping collar - “L & W / 13” (on
light wear, otherwise attic mint). R/H smooth base), ht. 8 7/8”; (profession-
#P107. A very rare pontiled bitters, ally cleaned to original luster with a little
heavily whittled, with a great name! light wear remaining; a shallow 3/16”
Believed to be the 1st example offered bruise on shoulder). R/H #G116. Very
via a bottle auction since 2001. rare. Ex. Carlyn Ring collection.

Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $500 Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180

American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014 PAGE 29

Lot 169 Lot 173

“HOME BITTERS - JAs A JACK- “D.R. / CLARK / N. YORK” (motif
SON & Co / PROPRIETORS - of 3 links), America, 1850 - 1860.
SAINT LOUIS Mo”, America, 1871 Rich deep emerald, almost a forest
- 1880. Medium golden amber, square green, square with beveled corners, ap-
with beveled corners, applied sloping plied sloping collar - iron pontil scar, ht.
collar - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8”; (a 9 1/8”; (the bottle displays as near mint,
touch of very minor, faint interior con- but has a hard-to-see, 1 3/8” crack ex-
tent residue and small, pinhead open tending from the lip into the neck, and a
surface bubble, otherwise attic mint!) little light exterior wear). Note; the glass
R/H #H157. A great example, not easy is very dark in the lip and neck, there-
to find in this condition. fore, the crack is not apparent under
normal display conditions. Gorgeous
Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60 rich color, beautiful!

Lot 170 Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

“DR VON HOPF’S / CURACO Lot 174
BITTERS - CHAMBERLAIN & CO
/ DES MOINES IOWA”, America, “MYERS’ - ROCK ROSE - NEW
1882 - 1892. Yellowish honey amber, HAVEN”, America, 1850 - 1860. Clear
square with beveled corners, applied medium emerald green, square with
sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9 ¼”, beveled corners, applied sloping collar -
near mint; (a little minor exterior wear iron pontil scar, ht. 9 3/8”, virtually attic
and a small area of very faint light mint! (just a trace of typical light exterior
interior milkiness, otherwise excellent!) wear, otherwise pristine perfect). A very
R/H #V27. hard to find bottle, especially one this
clean and nice. Great color, clarity and
Est.: $125 - $250 • Min. bid: $70 condition!

Lot 171 Est.: $4,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $2,000

“PHELPS’S - ARCANUM - Lot 175
WORCESTER - MASS.”, probably
an early Stoddard glasshouse, Stod- “OLD DR. - TOWNSEND’S /
dard, NH, 1842 - 1855. Yellowish olive UNITED STATES / SARSAPARILLA
amber, cylindrical with eight indented - NEW. YORK.”, America, 1850 -
panels, applied sloping double col- 1860. Light emerald green, rectangular
lar - sand type pontil scar, ht. 8 5/8”, with beveled corners, applied sloping
attic mint. A good impression, and a double collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht.
nice example of this rare and desirable 8 3/8”; (a little scattered light wear and
pontiled medicine. minor dullness; a small 1/8” flake on
back edge of base, likely a dug bottle,
Est.: $3,000- $6,000 • Min. bid: $1,800 but does not appear to have been
cleaned). Pictured, p.348, Odell, 2nd
Lot 172 edit. A unique example, the only one
known in color, or with a pontil scar!
“THE / INDIANS / PANACEA”,
America, 1837 - 1849. Clear medium Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800
olive shading to deep olive near the
base, cylindrical, applied sloping dou- Lot 176
ble collar - heavy sand type pontil scar,
ht. 8”; (professionally cleaned with “OLD DR / J. TOWNSENDS -
scattered scratches and ground wear SARSAPARILLA - NEW YORK”,
remaining, a little stain on the inside America, 1850 - 1860. Teal green,
of the lip). N #324, Odell, p.125. An square with beveled corners, applied
extremely rare and desirable pontiled sloping collar - deep domed base with
medicine with only this example, and a heavy iron pontil scar, ht. 9 ½”; (a
two others being offered at auction in little minor exterior wear and a ¼” open
more than 15 years. bubble on one of the base corners,
otherwise perfect). Strongly embossed,
Est.: $3,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $1,800 beautiful, scarce color, and excellent
clarity from the shoulders to the base.

Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

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Lot 177 Lot 181

“OLD / DR TOWNSEND’S - “DR TOWNSEND’S - SARSAPA-
SARSAPARILLA - NEW. YORK.”, RILLA - NEW. YORK.”, America,
America, 1855 - 1865. Medium to 1850 - 1860. Light to medium blue
deep yellowish tobacco amber, square green, square with beveled corners,
with beveled corners, applied sloping applied sloping collar - iron pontil scar,
collar - smooth base, ht. 9 ¾”, near ht. 9 7/8”, near mint; (some extremely
mint; (a little scattered light exterior faint interior haze that that is not terribly
wear, otherwise perfect). DeG #206, distracting and very minor, otherwise
variant #3. A scarce mold, very perfect). A pretty example, heavily
rare pure amber color! In addition, whittled, nice strong pontil.
nice crude glass filled with tiny seed
bubbles Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800

Lot 178 Lot 182

“DR TOWNSEND’S - SARSA- “DR TOWNSEND’S - SARSAPA-
PARILLA - ALBANY / N.Y. No1”, RILLA - ALBANY / N.Y.”, America,
probably a New England glasshouse, 1850 - 1860. Light to medium blue
1845 - 1855. Medium olive green, green, square with beveled corners,
square with beveled corners, applied applied sloping collar - iron pontil, ht. 9
sloping collar - sand type pontil scar, 5/8”; (lightly cleaned to original luster and
ht. 9 5/8”, near mint; (just a touch of a small, pinhead flake at the edge of the
typical minor exterior wear, otherwise lip). If you like crude glass and character,
perfect). Strong embossing, nice clar- you will love this bottle! It has streaks of
ity to the glass, excellent condition, frothiness, whittling, ribbons of bubbles,
and a very scarce mold variant having and also being a little under-blown giving
the “No1”. the shoulders an unusual, almost cone
type look.
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300
Est.: $700 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400
Lot 179
Lot 183
“DR TOWNSEND’S - SARSA-
PARILLA - ALBANY / N.Y. - III”, “S. M. KIER - PETROLEUM -
America, 1850 - 1860. Bright blue PITTSBURGH. PA”, a Pittsburgh dis-
green, square with beveled corners, trict glasshouse, 1850 - 1860. Medium
applied sloping collar - iron pontil sapphire, rectangular with beveled cor-
scar, ht. 9 3/8”, near mint; (just a ners, applied sloping collar - blowpipe
slight touch of faint wear and a small pontil scar, ht. 6 ¼”, near mint; (a small,
potstone with a couple of tiny, 1/8”, or pinhead flake at edge of base, a little
less, legs). Ex. Sam Greer collection in-manufacture glass extrusion from
#1297. The condition issue are minor the mold seam at one of the corners).
and were not even noted in the Greer Beautiful, and about as deep of a color
sale. Good color, rare with the three as we have seen for this bottle.
slash marks on the 4th panel.
Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300
Lot 184
Lot 180
“Dr. STERNBERG’S / MIRAME-
“DR TOWNSEND’S - SARSAPA- DELA”, America, 1850 - 1860. Ice
RILLA - ALBANY / N Y”, America, blue, hexagonal, applied square collar
1850 - 1860. Yellowish emerald green, with flange - blowpipe pontil scar, ht.
square with beveled corners, applied 4 3/8”; (a shallow ¼” flake and two
sloping collar - iron pontil scar, ht. 9 small 1/8” flakes on base, at edge of
3/8”, virtually attic mint; (just a trace reverse; a touch of exterior wear and a
of faint, light exterior wear, otherwise couple of minor spots of very faint light
pristine perfect). A great example, nice haze). Extremely rare, one of two known
color, outstanding condition. examples. Provenance: Ex. Sam Greer
collection #1610.
Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180

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Lot 185 Lot 189

“DALBY’S - CARMINATIVE”, “COULEY’S FOUNTAIN / OF
America, or possibly England, 1815 - HEALTH / No (image of fountain)
1830. Yellow with some deeper amber 38 / BALTIMORE ST / BALTI-
tones and a hint of olive, conical form, MORE”, probably Baltimore Glass
sheared, tooled and inward rolled Works, 1850 - 1860. Aquamarine, cy-
mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 3 lindrical, applied sloping collar - red iron
5/8”, near mint; (some spotty interior pontil scar, ht. 9 7/8”, virtually attic mint.
residue or light haze, some of which N#141. A great example of this very
may wash out; a minor 1/8” scratch scarce, whittled, and heavily embossed
or surface blemish on the reverse). pontiled medicine.
A very early medicine, crude glass,
strong embossing, exceptional and Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300
unique color for this mold.
Lot 190
Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800
“BUSH’S / SMILAX / SARSAPARIL-
Lot 186 LA”, America, 1850 - 1860. Aquama-
rine, rectangular with beveled corners,
“ORIENTAL / LIFE ELIXIR - OR” - applied square collar - blowpipe pontil
(motif of hieroglyphics) - “GREAT scar, ht. 9 ½”, very near mint; (a wisp of
EGYPTIAN / REMEDY” (motif typical, very minor exterior wear and just
of hieroglyphics), America, 1845 - the slightest trace of extremely minor,
1855. Aquamarine, rectangular with faint spotty interior haze near the shoul-
beveled corners, applied sloping collar ders, on the reverse, otherwise pristine).
- blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 6 7/8”, very DeG #33. Listed as “EX RARE”, a big,
near mint; (a little faint interior haze, impressive sarsaparilla.
primarily near the shoulders, otherwise
perfect). Extremely rare. Provenance: Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
Ex. Sam Greer collection #1349.
Lot 191
Est.: $2,000 - $4,000 • Min. bid: $1,000
“DR. D. JAYNE’S / LIFE PRE-
Lot 187 SERVATIVE - PHILADA.”, America,
1840 - 1850. Aquamarine, rectangular
“MACKENZIE’S / FEBRIFUGE” with beveled corners, applied sloping
(with original pill box insert), America, collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 6 1/8”,
1845 - 1855. Aquamarine, rectangular very near mint; (just a trace of fine high
with beveled corner, applied slop- point wear, otherwise perfect). N#338.
ing collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 6 Extremely rare, believed to be one of
¼”, bottle is perfect! (original pill box, eight known, and one of only two having
“MACKENZIE’S COMPOUND LIVER the tapered collar. Likely the hardest
PILLS” is darkened from age and has of all the Jayne’s bottles to find, and
some wear around the edges, other- certainly the most sought-after. A clean,
wise excellent). Believed to be one sparkling example!
of three known examples. Ex. Sam
Green collection #1096. Est.: $1,000 - $1,500 • Min. bid: $600

Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600 Lot 192

Lot 188 “DR D. JAYNE’ / LINIMENT OR -
COUNTER IRRITANT / PHILADA”,
“UNIVERSITY / FREE MEDICINE America, 1840 - 1855. Aquamarine,
/ PHILADA” (with 95% original label), rectangular with wide beveled corners,
America, 1853 - 1860. Aquamarine, sheared and inward rolled lip - blowpipe
hexagonal, applied square collar - pontil scar, ht. 5”, near mint; (a shallow
blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 ¾”; (bottle iridescent pontil flake extends to the
has a tiny pinprick spot of roughness at edge of the base; the bottle may have
edge of collar, otherwise pristine; label been lightly cleaned, but presents itself
is excellent with just a little darkening as virtually attic mint). N #339. A nice
from age). Label reads in part, “Univer- example, good strong embossing.
sity of Free Medicine / And / Popular
Knowledge / Chartered / The 29th of Est.: $150 - $300 • Min. bid: $80
April / 1853”. A unique example with
label. Ex. Sam Greer collection.

Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

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Lot 193 Lot 197

“DR D. JAYNE’ / INDIAN - EX- “GERMAN - MAGNETIC /
PECTORANT / PHILADA”, LINIMENT / MADE BY - A C.
America, 1840 - 1850. Aquamarine, GRANT - ALBANY / NEW YORK”,
rectangular with wide beveled corners, America, 1845 - 1855. Aquamarine,
tooled, thin flanged lip - blowpipe rectangular with beveled corners,
pontil scar, ht. 5”, attic mint! N #340. sheared and inward rolled mouth -
A very scarce Indian medicine and a blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 4 7/8”, spar-
great little bottle with nice crude glass, kling attic mint; (Note; there is a tiny bit
and a perfect thin flanged lip. of very minor, in-manufacture, rough-
ness on the inside of the rolled lip).
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 N #243. A bright, clean, scarce capital
district pontiled medicine.

Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100

Lot 194 Lot 198

“TALORS - INDIAN - OINT- “Dr TOBIAS - VENETIAN HORSE /
MENT”, America, 1845 - 1855. Aqua- LINIMENT - NEW YORK”, America,
marine, hexagonal, sheared, inward 1850 - 1860. Aquamarine, rectangular
rolled mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. with beveled corners, applied sloping
3 ¼”; (lightly cleaned to original luster collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 8”, beau-
and near mint condition; some very tifully whittled, and “out of the mold”,
faint surface crazing on the inside of pristine perfect! Advertised for the cure
the neck, and a paper-thin scalloped of “dysentery, croup, cholera, colic, rheu-
pontil flake that extends to the edge of matism & c.” A clean, sparkling, great
the base). N #624. This is the larger, example of this bottle.
and scarcer, of the two available sizes.
A difficult little bottle to acquire, ex- Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60
pertly cleaned, displays near mint.
Lot 199
Est.: $350 - $450 • Min. bid: $180
“POTTS LINN & HARRIS /
Lot 195 PHILAD.A - WHOLESALE - DRUG-
GISTS”, America, 1840 - 1850.
“MASTA’S / INDIAN - PULMONIC Aquamarine, rectangular with beveled
- BALSAM - LOWELL / MASS.”, corners and indented panels, sheared
America, 1855 - 1864. Aquamarine, and tooled thin flanged lip - blowpipe
rectangular with beveled corners, pontil scar, ht. 4 5/8”, attic mint! A real
applied round collar with lower bevel sparkler and a great example of this
- blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 ¾”, “out early, extremely rare Philadelphia drug-
of the mold” attic mint! N#420; Odell, gist bottle.
p.160, Blasi #318. A clean, sparkling
example of this desirable Indian medi- Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60
cine. It is noted in the Odell book that
Joseph Masta was part Indian himself.

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 196 Lot 200

“PEOPLE’S / MAGNETIC / “DR. M.G. KERR / & / BERTOLET
LINIMENT - A.H. PALMER & Co - - COMPOUND / ASIATIC BALSAM
NEW YORK”, America, 1855 - 1860. - NORRISTOWN PA”, America, 1840
Aquamarine, rectangular with beveled - 1850. Aquamarine, rectangular with
corners - applied sloping collar - blow- beveled corners and indented panels,
pipe pontil scar, - ht. 6 3/8”, near mint; sheared and tooled thin flanged lip -
(a light interior sheen or faint haze, blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 4 ½”, attic mint!.
otherwise perfect). The light haze is N #360, Odell p. 138, BB (Blasi), #109.
not terribly distracting, and would likely A crisp, sparkling example, strongly
clean with a couple of days in the tum- embossed, early and scarce.
bler, if desired). A very scarce pontiled
medicine. Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

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Lot 201 Lot 205

“MERRICK’S - VERMIFUGE - “OLDRIDGE’S / BALM / OF
MILTON. PA”, (with partial label), COLUMBIA - FOR RESTORING /
America, 1845 - 1855. Aquamarine, HAIR / PHILADELPHIA”, America,
12-sided, tooled thin flanged mouth - 1835 - 1850. Aquamarine, rectangular
blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 3 ½”, pristine with concave corners, applied slop-
perfect! N#441 (5-star); Odell, p.168. ing collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5
A choice example of this very scarce ½”, near attic mint; (just a couple of
bottle, having a perfect, thin flanged small, very faint patches of light interior
lip, and remnants of the original label residue of haze, otherwise perfect). DF,
remaining. p.116. Strong embossing, rare with the
tapered collar.
Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180
Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250
Lot 202
Lot 206
“DYER’S - HEALING, - EMBRO-
CATION - PROV. R.I.”, America, “WHITE’S / HAIR / RESTORATIVE”,
1841 - 1855. Aquamarine, 12-sided, America, 1850 - 1860. Aquamarine, oval,
sheared and inward rolled mouth - applied sloping collar - blowpipe pontil
blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 4 ¼”, perfect! scar, ht. 6 ¼”, virtually attic mint; (a little
N #186. Provenance: Ex. Don Pickett in-manufacture crazing on the inside of
collection. “Out of the mold” pristine the neck; a tiny, pinprick bit of roughness
condition, good strong embossing. on the edge of the lip, otherwise per-
fect). DF, page 163. A clean, sparkling
Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100 example!

Lot 203 Est.: $150 - $300 • Min. bid: $80

“ROWAND’S - TONIC - MIXTURE Lot 207
- OR / VEGETABLE - FEBRIFUGE
- PHILADA”, America, 1845 - 1860. “Dr CAMPBELLS - HAIR / IN-
Aquamarine, hexagonal, applied slop- VIGORATOR - AURORA - NEW
ing collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 YORK”, America, 1855 - 1865.
¾”; (lightly cleaned to original luster Aquamarine, rectangular with beveled
and near mint condition with just a corners, applied round collar with lower
very faint, slight bit of interior haze re- bevel - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 7/8”,
maining). The bottle has been cleaned near mint; (a bit of light spotty interior
but certainly presents itself as very residue in the shoulders that looks like
near mint. N #536. it would clean out, otherwise perfect).
DF, page 29. Nice crude glass, this
Est.: $125 - $250 • Min. bid: $70 one looks like it was just pulled from an
attic.
Lot 204
Est.: $150 - $300 • Min. bid: $80
“PORTERs - CURE OF PAIN -
BUNDYSBURG. O”, America, 1850 Lot 208
- 1860. Aquamarine, rectangular with
beveled corners, applied round double “L.Q.C. WISHART’S - PINE TREE
collared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, / TAR CORDIAL / PHILA” - (PINE
ht. 4 7/8”; (a little spotty light interior TREE), America, 1855 - 1858. Bright
haze, primarily in one shoulder and the medium yellowish olive amber, almost
type that should easily clean with a day an olive yellow, square with beveled
or two in the tumbler, if desired, other- corners, applied sloping collar - iron
wise perfect). Odell, p.193. A scarce pontil, ht. 7 ½; (professionally cleaned
little pontiled cure. with some minor ground wear remain-
ing; also some dullness remaining inside
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80 the collar). Extremely rare with the
pontil, this one is also a little lighter in
color with plenty of yellow!

Est.: $2,500 - $4,500 • Min. bid: $1,500

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Lot 209 Lot 213

“L.Q.C. WISHART’S - PINE TREE “DR. HARTSHORNS / MEDI-
/ TAR CORDIAL. / PHILA - PAT- CINE” (with complete original label), a
ENT” / (PINE TREE), America, 1858 Stoddard New Hampshire glasshouse,
- 1860. Medium olive, square with 1855 - 1865. Syrupy yellowish tobacco
beveled corners, applied sloping collar amber, oval, wide disk type collar with
- smooth base, ht. 7 ½”; (profession- bevel - smooth base, ht. 6 1/8”, attic
ally cleaned with some light ground mint! (Note; label is a little darkened
wear and swirl lines remaining; also from age, but virtually 100% complete).
some in-manufacture superficial an- One of the nicest examples that we
nealing lines at edge of lip). This mold, have seen in quite a while. Label reads
without the “1859” patent date, is the in part, “DR. HARTSHORN’S / ARO-
2nd earliest mold, after the pontiled MATIC / SYRUP OF / RHUBARB”.
example.
Est.: $1,000 - $1,500 • Min. bid: $600
Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300
Lot 214
Lot 210
“FROM THE / LABORATORY. -
“L.Q.C. WISHART’S - PINE TREE OF / G.W. MERCHANT / CHEM-
/ TAR CORDIAL. / PHILA - PAT- IST - LOCKPORT / N.Y.”, probably
ENT” / (PINE TREE) / “1859”, Lockport Glass Works, 1845 - 1860.
America, 1865 - 1875. Medium emer- Light to medium blue green, rectangular
ald, square with beveled corners, ap- with beveled corners, applied sloping
plied sloping collar - smooth base, ht. collar - heavy blowpipe (open) pontil, ht.
9 ½”, near mint; (just a touch of typical 5 5/8”, near mint; (a touch of light high
faint light wear, otherwise perfect). A point wear and a slightly weak impres-
nice example, attractive color, excel- sion). Whittled, crude glass, very scarce
lent condition. with the blowpipe pontil, most being iron
pontil or smooth base.
Est.: $225 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 211 Lot 215

“L.Q.C. WISHART’S - PINE “G.W. MERCHANT / CHEMIST
TREE / TAR CORDIAL. / PHILA / LOCKPORT / N.Y.”, probably
- PATENT” / (PINE TREE) / Lockport Glass Works, Lockport, New
“1859”, America, 1865 - 1875. York, 1860 - 1870. Medium to deep
Medium to deep blue green, square “Lockport” blue green, cylindrical,
with beveled corners, applied sloping applied sloping collar - early smooth
collar - smooth base, ht. 9 5/8”; (a base, ht. 7 1/8”, virtually attic mint; (just
pinprick bit of roughness along with a small area of extremely faint, light
a shallow 1/8” flake on the edge of interior milkiness, that is not distracting,
the lip; a little dullness around the top and mentioned for complete accuracy,
edge of the lip, otherwise excellent). otherwise pristine!) Good rich color,
A scarce color for this mold, excellent strongly embossed.
clarity, strong embossing.
Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
Lot 216
Lot 212
“VANCES / ELIXIPPON / PATD
“L.Q.C. WISHART’S - PINE JULY 5 - 65 / HAVANA / N.Y.”, Amer-
TREE / TAR CORDIAL / PHI- ica, 1866 - 1870. Deep apple green,
LA. - TRADE” / (PINE TREE) / almost a light emerald, conical form,
“MARK” (with 95% original label), applied ring type collar - smooth base,
America, 1875 - 1885. Clear medium ht. 11 1/8”, very near mint; (a tiny spot
blue green, square with beveled cor- of residue or very faint haze in the upper
ners, applied sloping collar - smooth neck, a small pinhead bit of roughness
base, ht. 10 1/8”, pristine perfect; on the lip, otherwise perfect). Appar-
(label has a little darkening from age). ently marketed as a medicine for horses.
A bright, crisp example, very hard to Extremely rare, nice color, and a very
find in this condition, and with this unusual form for a medicine type bottle.
nice of a label.
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250

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Lot 217 Lot 221

“RHEUMATIC” / (motif of tree “MELVIN & BADGER / APOTH-
with fruit) / “TRADE MARK / ECARIES / BOSTON, MASS.” (with
SYRUP / 1882 - R.S. Co / 98% complete original labels), Carr-
ROCHESTER. N.Y.”, America, 1875 Lowrey Glass Co, Baltimore, MD, 1889
- 1885. Medium golden amber, square - 1900. Deep cobalt blue, irregular
with beveled corners - applied sloping “hex” form, tooled square collar - “C
collar with ring - smooth base, ht. 9 L G CO / PATENT APPLIED FOR”
½”, pristine perfect! A nice pictorial (on smooth base), ht. 7 ½”, attic mint!
medicine, outstanding condition. “Scalp Wash” is hand written on the
original label, and printed below, “MEL-
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80 VIN & BADGER CO. / APOTHECARIES /
43 Temple Pl. Boston”. Scarce size, rare
Lot 218 with original labels.

“SWIFT’S / SYPHILITIC SPECIF- Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
IC”, America, 1875 - 1885. Sapphire
blue, oval with strap-sides, applied Lot 222
round double collar - smooth base, ht.
9 3/8”; (professionally cleaned to origi- “LYNCH & CLARKE / NEW YORK”,
nal luster with some fine light scratch- New England, possibly New England
es or exterior wear remaining). Most Glass Bottle Company, Cambridge, MA,
of these bottles have been dug in the 1823 - 1833. Medium to deep olive
south, as the company was located in green, cylindrical, applied sloping double
Atlanta. It was listed as being good for collared mouth - sand type pontil scar,
many diseases, including syphilis. A Pt, virtually attic mint; (minuscule, barely
big, colorful patent medicine. pinhead size, or less, flake off edge of
collar, on reverse, otherwise pristine!)
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300 T# C-2:B, type 1. A choice example in
condition and clarity, of this very early
Lot 219 mineral water bottle.

Early Painted Apothecary Stor- Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
age Bottle, England, 1830 - 1850.
Medium to deep plum amethyst, Lot 223
original gold paint with black lettering,
“MIST: CAMPH:”, cylindrical, sheared “WASHINGTON SPRING CO”
and outward rolled mouth with correct / (BUST OF WASHINGTON) /
period domed tin cap - ground pontil “BALLSTON SPA / N.Y. - C”,
scar, ht. 12” (not including cap), very America, 1868 - 1880. Medium to deep
near mint; (jar and paint are virtually emerald green, cylindrical, applied
perfect, the metal lid has some overall sloping double collared mouth - smooth
rust, but is otherwise solid). Beauti- base, Pt, very near mint; (very slight
ful color, extremely hard to find with touch of typical faint exterior wear,
original paint is this condition. otherwise perfect!) T# S-61. One of the
classics, and a very desirable pictorial
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $200 mineral water with an excellent impres-
sion and condition.
Lot 220
Est.: $600 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $300
Lot of (2), Early Painted Apothe-
cary Bottles, England, 1820 - 1830. Lot 224
Vivid cobalt blue, original gold paint
with black lettering, “SYR: RHAM” “CONGRESS & EMPIRE SPRING
and “SYR: PAPAV:A”, cylindrical, CO / HOTCHKISS’ SONS / C /
tooled outward flared mouths with NEW YORK / SARATOGA. N.Y.”,
original Tam o’ Shanter stoppers - America, 1866 - 1870. Medium yellow-
glass tipped pontil scar, ht. 10 1/8” ish olive, cylindrical, applied sloping
(incl. stoppers); bottles are perfect, double collar - smooth base, Pt; (a little
paint has some minor age-related exterior wear including a tiny flake on
crizzling. See VdB, plate 292, #1. the letter “R” in “YORK”, some light
Early, beautiful, good size, excellent interior haze in the shoulder and reverse
overall condition. that, with just a day or two in the tum-
bler, would likely clean to near mint, if
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $200 desired). T# C-15:B, type 1.

Est.: $125 - $175 • Min. bid: $80

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Lot 225 Lot 229

“HANBURY SMITH / N.Y. / “USE AT 52* FAR / MAGNETIC /
CONGRESS WATER”, America, MINERAL WATER / SPRING LAKE
1870 - 1880. Bright yellowish green, / MICH”, William Frank & Sons, Pitts-
almost a lime green, cylindrical, ap- burgh, 1870 - 1876. Rich, deep bluish
plied sloping collar - smooth base, aquamarine, cylindrical, applied sloping
Pt, near mint; (a tiny potstone on the collar - “WM F & SONS. PITTS”
reverse has a couple of minor 1/8” (on smooth base), Qt; (a shallow 1/8”
radiations or “legs”, and a shallow, flake at edge of lip and a touch of light
barely pinhead flake at edge of base, exterior wear, otherwise perfect). T
otherwise sparkling attic mint!) A rare #M-30. A very scarce, desirable bottle,
mold, beautiful color and clarity, filled beautiful, heavily whittled, and near-attic
with tiny seed bubbles. condition!

Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180 Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $500

Lot 226 Lot 230

“EXCELSIOR / SPRING / SARA- “GKW” (monogram) - “WHITNEY
TOGA. N.Y.”, probably Congressville GLASSWORKS GLASSBORO. N.J.”
Glass Works, Saratoga Springs, NY, (on base), 1865 - 1882. Rich, bubbly
1880 - 1889. Emerald green, cylindri- medium to deep emerald, cylindrical with
cal, applied sloping collar with lower cone type shoulders, applied sloping col-
bevel - smooth base, Pt, near mint; lar with ring - smooth base, Qt; (profes-
(small, pinhead size flake on the side sionally cleaned with a tiny, pinhead size
of the lip, otherwise excellent). T# S- iridescent potstone on the shoulder, a
26:B. A good clean example in a nice 3” scrape on the reverse, and a couple
rich color. of scattered open surface bubbles). T#
M-19:A. Rich, beautiful color.
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
Est.: $75 - $125 • Min. bid: $40

Lot 227 Lot 231

“D.A. KNOWLTON / SARATOGA. “GKW” (monogram) - “WHITNEY
/ N.Y.”, a Stoddard New Hampshire GLASSWORKS GLASSBORO.
glassworks, possibly Weeks & Gilson N.J.” (on base), 1865 - 1882. Clear
or New Granite Glass Works, 1861 light blue green, cylindrical with cone
- 1863. Yellowish golden amber, cy- type shoulders, applied sloping col-
lindrical, applied sloping double collar lar with ring - smooth base, Qt; (the
- “3” (on smooth base), Qt, virtually bottle may have been lightly cleaned,
attic mint; (a tiny, miniscule pinprick but presents itself as near mint; a light
bit of lip edge roughness, otherwise scrape or group of light scratches on
perfect). T# E-5:B. A rare color for the reverse). T# M-19:A. Nice clar-
this mold, beautiful, with nice clarity, ity and delicate light color, the bottle
whittled, and outstanding condition. displays near mint.

Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 Est.: $100 - $150 • Min. bid: $60

Lot 228 Lot 232

“FROM THE / MOSHER / MAG- “GKW” (monogram) - “WHITNEY
NETIC MINERAL / SPRING Co GLASSWORKS GLASSBORO.
/ EATON RAPIDS / MICH”, prob- N.J.” (on base), 1865 - 1882. Beautiful,
ably a Pittsburgh glasshouse, 1870 seedy yellowish green, cylindrical with
- 1875. Golden honey coloration, cone type shoulders, applied sloping
cylindrical, applied sloping collar collar with ring - smooth base, Pt, near
with ring - smooth base, Qt, virtually mint; (a couple of shallow open surface
attic mint; (touch of minor high point bubbles and a touch of very minor
wear, otherwise perfect!) Recently wear). T# M-19:B. Rare size, beauti-
discovered in the cellar of a home in ful and unlisted in this color, excellent
Western New York State. One of only condition.
four known, and the second example
of this mold variant. Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800

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Lot 233 Lot 237

“GKW” (monogram) - “WHITNEY “VARENNES SELTZER / VA-
GLASSWORKS GLASSBORO. RENNES / NEAR MONTREAL”,
N.J.” (on base), 1865 - 1882. Bright Canada, 1865 - 1875. Brilliant sapphire
medium blue green, cylindrical with blue, 4-pc. mold, round bottom, applied
cone type shoulders, applied sloping blob collar - smooth base, Qt., ht. 9
collar with ring - smooth base, Pt; (a 7/8”; (professionally cleaned to original
little faint exterior dullness or sheen; luster with a touch of minor ground
two, very minor pinprick flakes on the wear remaining; a couple of minor, ¼”,
edge of the lip, and a touch of light surface crazing lines near the shoulder).
exterior wear). T# M-19:B. This is the Beautiful, impressive, historical, and
hard to find, rare pint mold, whittled, extremely rare; believed to be one of
and in a nice rich color. only two, or possibly three, known in
the quart size.
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600
Lot 234
Lot 238
“G.D. COGGESHALL / NO. 421
PEARL ST. / NEW-YORK / SODA Lot of (3), marked “LANCASTER
WATER”, America, 1839 - 1841. GLASSWORKS” Soda Bottles,
Deep olive, virtually black near the Lancaster, NY, 1850 - 1860. Sapphire
base, early tenpin form, applied ring blue, “LANCASTER / X / GLASS-
type collar - crude base with a sand WORKS / N.Y.- XX”; medium green
type pontil scar, ht. 7”; (professionally with a teal tone, “LANCASTER / XXX
cleaned with some scattered areas / GLASSWORKS”, and aquamarine,
of fine scratches and ground wear “LANCASTER / X / GLASS.WORKS
remaining, but no other form of dam- / N.Y. - XX”, all with applied blob col-
age). An extremely rare, early soda, lars - iron pontil scars, ht. 7”, 6 ½”, and
the first to be offer at auction in more 6 7/8” respectively. All are virtually attic
than 20 years! with only very minor wear.

Est.: $5,000 - $8,000 • Min. bid: $2,500 Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

Lot 235 Lot 239

Early Torpedo Bottle (with period “J. & A. DEARBORN / NEW
label), America, 1845 - 1860. Rich, YORK - MINERAL WATER / D /
medium to deep emerald, almost a for- THIS BOTTLE IS / NEVER SOLD”,
est green, 2-pc. mold, crudely sheared America, 1850 - 1860. Cobalt, cylindri-
mouth with an applied ring collar - cal, applied blob style collar - iron pontil
smooth base, ht. 7 5/8”, virtually attic scar, ht. 7 3/8”; (just a touch of minor
mint! Early medicinal label is approx. exterior wear including a tiny, barely
80% complete, and reads in part; pinhead, flake on the neck, otherwise
“INSTANT CURE OF PAIN - AT THE attic mint!) Of the numerous Dearborn
FAR EAST MEDICAL LABORATORY molds, this one is in a good deep color,
- Establishment Maumee City, Ohio”. and very hard to find in this un-dug,
Whittled, crude, early, a beautiful virtually attic condition.
bottle, the period label is fascinating.
Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
Lot 240
Lot 236
“J.& A. DEARBORN / NEW
“J.T. BROWN / CHEMIST / YORK.”, America, 1850 - 1860. Me-
BOSTON - DOUBLE / SODA dium to deep blue green, almost a teal
/ WATER”, (with period stand), coloration, squat cylinder form, applied
America, 1855 - 1865. Clear medium sloping double collar - iron pontil scar,
emerald, torpedo form, applied slop- ht. 6 ½”; (just a wisp of very minor, light
ing collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. exterior wear, otherwise perfect!) Beau-
8 ½”, very near mint; (a slight trace tiful color, outstanding, virtually “attic
of interior residue and a tiny pinprick condition” with a fully intact iron pontil.
bit of roughness on the edge of the Not an easy soda to find, especially in
collar, otherwise attic mint). Heavily this nice condition.
whittled, rare in this condition, and
extremely rare with the pontiled base! Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

Est.: $800 - $1,400 • Min. bid: $500

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Lot 241 Lot 245

“R.C. WORTENDYKE - AGENT. “W. HEISS JR’S / SUPERIOR /
- SUPERIOR - MINERAL WA- MINERAL WATERS / No. 213 N.
TER”, America, 1845 - 1860. Cobalt, 2d. St. / PHILAD.A” - (Eagle and
8-sided, applied blob collar - iron Shield with Crossed Flags), prob-
pontil scar, ht. 6 7/8”; (a ¼” flake on ably Union Glass Works, Philadelphia,
the top edge of the lip; a 3/8” area of 1849 - 1855. Cobalt, cylindrical, ap-
minor roughness on the edge of the plied blob collar - iron pontil, ht. 7 ¼”,
mouth, and a touch of typical light attic mint! Ex. Roger Long collection.
wear, otherwise an attic type find). A A very rare and desirable Philadelphia
great example, strong embossing, has soda, virtually “out of the mold” pris-
not been dug and cleaned. Note; this tine, and with a strong impression.
is the mold variant without the “XX”.
Est.: $4,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $2,000
Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $500

Lot 242 Lot 246

“NEWTON & CO. / BOTTLERS “I.G. / VREELAND / NEWARK /
/ NEW YORK - PREMIUM / N”, N.J. - SUPr SODA WATER / UNION
America, 1850 - 1860. Yellowish GLASS WORKS / PHILA”, 1850
emerald green, cylindrical, applied - 1860. Medium to deep blue green,
sloping collar - iron pontil scar, ht. 7 almost a teal, cylindrical, applied blob
¼”; (a couple of light scratches and style collar - iron pontil scar, ht. 7 3/8”;
relatively minor exterior wear; a couple (professionally cleaned to original luster
of tiny pinhead flakes at edge of base, with some light overall exterior ground
otherwise near mint). Note; a great wear and fine scratches remaining).
example, heavily whittled, that does
not appear to have been cleaned, and Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
with a fully intact iron pontil!

Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

Lot 243 Lot 247

“TWEDDLES’ / CELEBRATED “FIELDS - SUPERIOR - SODA
/ SODA OR MINERAL / WA- WATER - CHARLESTON - S.C.”,
TERS - COURTLAND STREET America, 1845 - 1860. Cobalt, 8-sided,
/ 38 / NEW YORK”, America, applied sloping collar - iron pontil scar,
1850 - 1860. Medium emerald green, ht. 7 ½”; (professionally cleaned to
cylindrical, applied sloping collar - original luster with a little light exterior
heavy iron pontil scar, ht. 7 ¼”; (pro- wear remaining; a shallow, ½” sliver-
fessionally cleaned to original luster type flake along the top edge of the lip).
with a little scattered light ground A very scarce soda, and believed to be
wear remaining, but no other form of one of the nicer examples available.
damage). Some nice character with
several bubbles through the neck. Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300

Est.: $200 - $350 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 244 Lot 248

“B.W. & Co. / NEW YORK - “SUPERIOR / SODA WATER”
SODA WATER”, America, 1850 (Eagle and Shield with Crossed
- 1860. Medium teal blue, almost Flags), America, 1850 - 1860. Deep
a peacock blue, cylindrical, applied olive green, cylindrical, applied blob
blob style collar - iron pontil scar, collar - iron pontil scar, ht. 7 ¾”; (a 3/8”
ht. 7 1/8”; (professionally cleaned to area of small chips along the top of the
original luster with just a little minor lip including some iridescence on the
wear remaining and a small, 1/8” inside of the lip; a ¼” chip on the outer
flake at corner of base has been edge with an iridescent bruise on the
lightly polished, otherwise displays inside, some overall fine wear and light
very near mint). Beautiful, scarce, scratches). A rare color, displays well,
and eye-appealing color and one that would respond well to a light cleaning.
will definitely stand out.
Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300
Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180

American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014 PAGE 39

Lot 249 Lot 253

“F BRUTSCHE / NEWPORT / Original Wooden Crate with (12),
KY”, America, 1850 - 1860. Aqua- “CHELMSFORD SPRING CO. /
marine, cylindrical, applied blob collar OLD ENGLISH / GINGER BEER /
- red iron pontil scar, ht. 7 ¼”, near CHELMSFORD. MASS.” Bottles,
mint; (a small, barely pinhead size flake America, 1875 - 1885. Stoneware
at edge of blob collar, and a tiny sand- bottles with tan and oatmeal color glaze
grain on the shoulder of reverse with a and black stenciling, all with porcelain
couple of minor 1/8” “legs”, otherwise stoppers and wire bails, ht. 9”; (bottles
attic mint!) A bright, clean, sparkling are “sooty”, but otherwise attic mint;
example of this scarce Kentucky soda box is darkened from age and has a
that has not been dug or cleaned. 6” x ½” strip of wood missing from lip,
but otherwise excellent with original
Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60 hardware.

Lot 250 Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

“T. BURKHARDT / BRADDOCK, Lot 254
PA.” - “D.C. CO. 1.” (around heel
of base on reverse), America, 1885 - Mammoth Size Case Bottle, prob-
1895. Bright yellow olive with a citron ably Continental, possibly Holland or
tone, cylindrical, tooled “Hutchinson Belgium, 1770 - 1800. Clear, medium
style” closure - smooth base, Pt, ht. yellowish olive, square with nearly
6 5/8”; (probably a dug bottle with a straight sides, large applied string lip -
couple of light scratches and some blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 17 7/8”; (a few
scattered light exterior wear, but with scattered minor scratches and typical
most of its luster and no other form of age-appropriate light exterior wear,
damage). Beautiful color, nice with the otherwise perfect). See VdB, plate 83
original, or period, wire closure. & 84. Overall excellent condition, rare,
impressive size, nice color.
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
Est.: $1,000 - $1,500 • Min. bid: $600
Lot 251
Lot 255
“W. I & P / PITTSBURGH. PA”, (on
base), Whitehead, Ihmsen & Phillips, Mammoth Size Case Bottle, prob-
Pennsylvania Black Glass Works, ably Continental, possibly Holland or
Pittsburgh, 1836 - 1837. Medium to Belgium, 1770 - 1800. Clear, medium
deep olive, cylindrical, 3-piece mold, yellowish olive, square with virtually
porter style, applied sloping double straight sides, large applied string lip -
collar - sand type pontil scar, ht. 7 solid glass-tipped punty scar, ht. 18”; (a
7/8”; (professionally cleaned to original small potstone near the shoulder on the
luster with a touch of wear remaining). inside surface of the glass with a couple
Extremely rare, one of four known, of tiny legs, approximately 1/8”, or less;
and only the 2nd example in a pint. some typical minor wear, otherwise
Believed to be the earliest of the base- excellent!) Nice clarity and color, great
embossed bottles from Pittsburgh. size, an eye-appealing, impressive
bottle.
Est.: $500 - $1,000 • Min. bid: $300
Est.: $800 - $1,400 • Min. bid: $500
Lot 252
Lot 256
“A. NICHOLSON / PITTSBURGH
- NOSLOHCIN .A / HGRUBST- Early, Freeblown Demijohn, a New
TIP”, a Pittsburgh district glass- England glasshouse, possibly Stoddard
house, 1850 - 1860. Aquamarine, New Hampshire, 1850 - 1870. Yellow-
cylindrical, applied inverted tapered ish olive amber through the mid-section
collar - iron pontil scar, ht. 8 5/8”; (just shading to a deep olive amber near
a touch of light wear, otherwise attic the base, and virtually black through
mint). An extremely rare, early porter the neck, flattened apple form, applied
bottle, one of perhaps 4 or 5 known. sloping collar - large sand type pontil
Yes, the embossing is backwards on scar, ht. 19 3/8”, attic mint! Beautiful
one of the mold halves! If you like color, exceptional condition, outstand-
oddities this might be for you! ing character being filled with tiny
bubbles.
Est.: $600 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400
Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $400

PAGE 40 American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014

Ink Bottles of Rare Colors and Molds

Lot 103 Lot 107

Lot 110
Lot 106

Lot 76 Lot 105 Lot 73 Lot 79
Lot 102 Lot 78 Lot 100
Lot 101

Rare Round-Bottom Soda Bottles

Lot 236
Lot 237

Lot 234 Lot 235

American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014 PAGE 41

Fine & Colorful Pontiled Medicine Bottles

Lot 175

Lot 174

Lot 171

Lot 183

Lot 185

Lot 201 Lot 187

PAGE 42 American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014

Rare & Choice Phoenix Bitters

Lot 161 Lot 160
Lot 162

American Glass Gallery, Auction #13 • Closing October 28, 2014 PAGE 43

Lot 128: Foerster’s which origin provides a clue as to the unusual Perhaps based on competition, a limited
name “Teutonic” that he chose for his bitters. market, or the unusual chestnut form that
Teutonic Bitters According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, was typically associated with whiskey, it was
“Teutonic” is thought to be “typical of German apparently not a very successful venture.
During 1859 and 1860, Theodore people, Germans, or relating to an ancient Prior to this bottle coming to light, there were
Foerster was listed as a rectifier, one people who lived in northern Europe”. only three other examples known (one of the
who blends or dilutes whiskey, at others with minor damage). It is interesting
54 S. Wells St, Chicago. He was also listed to note that of these four, two have handles
as an importer and wholesale liquor on the left, and the other two with handles on
dealer at the same address, and the right. As mentioned above, the chestnut
then subsequently at 246 form is typically associated with containers
Randolph Street, in the used for whiskey and other spirits. Forester’s
early, to mid-1860’s. is one of only two brands (along with the
Townsend’s Celebrated Stomach Bitters), that
Based on the rarity of chose to use handled chestnut bottles to hold
the bottle, the pontil their bitters.
scarred base, and few
scant ads that have Copy of early newspaper ad courtesy of
been found for Theodore Ferdinand Meyer, Peachridge Glass.
Foerster, it is likely that
the bottles were only
produced for perhaps a
year or two during Foerster’s
early years in business. The
Foerster name is Germanic,

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