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Published by Colin Savage, 2018-08-10 19:24:24

American Glass Gallery - Auction #15

Online Auction 4-17 November 2015

American Glass GalleryTM

Auction #15 • Bidding Opens November 4, 2015 • Closes November 17, 2015

Lot #51: Extremely Rare, GX-28
Flag - “New Granite Glass Works
/Stoddard / N.H.” Flask

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-
November 17, 2015, 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-
2. Our Guarantee Regarding Descriptions resentative of American Glass Gallery, up to your stipulated high bid amount.
If no further bids on this lot are received beyond the $450.00, and the under
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
property being sold. Descriptions are guaranteed to be accurate as regards $475.00, not the $600.00 that you were prepared to pay.
authenticity, age, condition, and measurements to within one-fourth inch, as
represented in this catalog. In describing damage, exterior wear or manu- American Glass Gallery will at NO TIME disclose bids pledged by others;
facturer’s flaws that in our opinion, do not significantly detract visually or only the current “High Bid” level of a lot will be stated upon request. The
monetarily from the value of the item are not listed and will not be consid- highest bidder as determined by American Glass Gallery shall be the pur-
ered for refund. The Auctioneers reserve the right to make verbal corrections chaser. It is the sole right of the auctioneer to settle any dispute between
and provide additional information at any time during the sale. bidders and to regulate the bidding procedure. The auctioneer reserves the
right to refuse any bid he believes not to have been made in good faith.
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5. “Call Back” Process
Items may be viewed by appointment from November 5, 2015 through
November 16, 2015. 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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ate box on your absentee bid form or verbal agreement by phone. It is the
You may submit your bids by mail, phone, FAX, email or through our on-line responsibility of the bidder to insure he has qualified for this service.
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return it to us. Your bid, either written or oral, grants American Glass Gallery Please note: No “Call Backs” will be executed for bids under $400.00.
the authority to protect you up to the amount of your stated bid. Your bid will In the event of tie bids, the earliest bid received will be the winning bid.
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log. Bids may be made by phone, daily, until closing day, November 17, 2015, $900.00 on the same lot. Assuming that as of the auction closing date you
from 9 A.M. - 7 P.M. Eastern Time. Incoming phone bids will be accepted on are among the top three bidders on this lot and you have requested a “Call
the closing day November 17, 2015) until 11 P.M. Eastern Time. Phone calls Back”, you would receive a call informing you that you have been “Out Bid”
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you and American Glass Gallery, representing the collector who submitted
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
bids! Because many collectors wait until the final few days of the sale to out, or top the other bidders high bid of $900.00. If the other bidder has not
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,
busy during that period, so please plan accordingly. In the event of a tie bid, the other bidder also requested a Call Back, we must now call them. If
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
your bids by phone so that we can answer any questions and assist you in back. This back and fourth process would continue until one of the bidders
your bidding. declines to go any farther.

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be contacted. If you will be traveling or otherwise unavailable, bidders with
Up to $250.00....................................................increments of $10.00 “Call Back” privileges will have the responsibility to contact American Glass
$250.00 - $500.00.............................................increments of $25.00 Gallery twice daily during the Call Back period.
$500.00 - $1,000.00..........................................increments of $50.00
$1,000.00 - $2,500.00.....................................increments of $100.00 Please note, every effort will be made to contact you during the “Call Back”
$2,500.00 - $5,000.00.....................................increments of $250.00 period. However, the bidder will forfeit their rights to a “Call Back” if the auc-
$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 #15, November 17, 2015 • 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
Buyer Premium: A 15% buyer’s premium will be added to the hammer price lots in the on-line auction descriptions.
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Shipping: Shipping, handling and insurance are extra. We ship insured via U.S. The link and on-line auction will be available
Mail. These charges will be added to your bill unless the lots are picked up in November 4, 2015.
person. Our charges for shipping (excluding foreign shipments and oversized lots)
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 27.

Please allow two to three weeks for delivery after receipt of your check. We encourage you to contact us by phone
Payment: American Glass Gallery accepts Cash, Money Orders, Personal or email with any questions, for assistance
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satisfaction and confidence is our goal!
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, 2016. 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
refund. Absolutely no returns for any reason after 30 days following the closing of WITH YOUR BIDS!
the sale.

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

John R. Pastor
P.O. Box 227
New Hudson, Michigan 48165
Phone: 248.486.0530
Fax: 248.486.0538
www.americanglassgallery.com
email: [email protected]

This auction photographed and cataloged by John R. Pastor • ©2015, American Glass Gallery. All rights reserved. • Catalog design & layout by Owen Neils • Printed by Spartan Printing, Lansing, MI

American Glass Gallery • Auction #15, November 17, 2015 • 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 #15, November 17, 2015 • 248.486.0530 • www.americanglassgallery.com

American Glass Gallery, Auction #15 • Closing November 17, 2015 PAGE 1

Detail
from
Lot 196

PAGE 2 American Glass Gallery, Auction #15 • Closing November 17, 2015

Lot 50: Rare Log Cabin/Flag Historical Flask

ABOVE: An early ship’s manifest
depicting General Harrison and the
Log Cabin & Hard Cider campaign.
(Not part of this auction lot.)

American Glass Gallery, Auction #15 • Closing November 17, 2015 PAGE 3

Rare & Fine Wahoo Bitters

Lot 183

Lot 181 Lot 182

PAGE 4 American Glass Gallery, Auction #15 • Closing November 17,

Exceptional T his grouping of early Dayton, Many of the examples share outstanding
Dayton, Ohio, Ohio, porter-type bottles characteristics including oversized,
Porter Bottles represents a collection more than tapered “whiskey” type collars, three-
30 years in the making. This collection is piece molds, primitive molds and lettering,
likely unequalled and would be extremely and heavy, crude glass. Don’t miss this
challenging to duplicate. unique opportunity to pick up some very
rare, and choice porter bottles.

Lot
331

Lot 330 Lot 328

Lot 329 Lot 327

American Glass Gallery, Auction #15 • Closing November 17, 2015 PAGE 5

Antique “hair” bottles such While a few of these products were sold Rare &Choice
as these contained various in embossed glass bottles as early as the Hair Bottles
concoctions and dyes that were first half of the nineteenth century, the
sold to “renew” and “restore” the hair and vast majority date from 1860 to about
were marketed to both men and women. 1910. The earliest examples are almost
always aqua while the later ones come in
Some, such as the highly successful virtually every color of the rainbow and in
Hall’s Hair Renewer, made even more hundreds of different molds.
extravagant claims as evident in this
excerpt used in promoting their product: In any case, hair bottles make for a very
“...brings the hair back; no more faded interesting and colorful collecting category
or gray hair. Makes growth more rapid; for just about any pocketbook.
short hair become long hair. Completely
removes dandruff; baldness is prevented.
Feeds the hair bulbs; new hair grows on
bald heads.” (Who could ask for more!)

Lot 279

Lot 269 Lot 273 Lot 275 Lot 278

Lot 272

PAGE 6 American Glass Gallery, Auction #15 • Closing November 17,

Lot 1 Lot 5

“GENERAL WASHINGTON” / BUST “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY”
OF WASHINGTON - “E PLURIBUS / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “GEN.
UNUM” / EAGLE / “T.W.D - ADAMS TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” /
& JEFFERSON / JULY 4 A.D. 1776 BUST OF TAYLOR Historical Flask,
- KENSINGTON GLASS / WORKS Dyottville Glass Works, 1848 - 1855.
PHILADELPHIA” Historical Flask, Rich, medium blue green, sheared
Kensington Glass Works, 1826 - 1835. mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Qt, near
Aqua, sheared mouth - blowpipe mint; (a tiny, shallow pinhead flake at
pontil, Pt., near mint; (a ½” pontil flake edge of lip, some typical exterior high
extents to the edge of the base; a little point wear on bust, otherwise excel-
minor high point wear). GI-14. A crisp, lent). GI-39. A nice color for this mold,
clean example with an unusually bold strong impression, a pretty flask.
impression, which is rare on this flask!
Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $200
Lot 6
Lot 2
WASHINGTON - TAYLOR Portrait
“FELLS” / BUST OF WASHINGTON Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works,
/ “POINT” - MONUMENT / “BALTo” Philadelphia, 1855 - 1860. Medium em-
Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass erald, large, applied blob collar - smooth
Works, Baltimore, MD, 1825 - 1835. base, Qt; (some moderate high point
Light aquamarine, sheared mouth - wear does exist on the Washington side,
blowpipe pontil scar, Pt, near mint; and to a lesser extent on the reverse; a
(just a touch of light high point wear shallow 1/8” open bubble on the reverse,
and a couple of extremely minor traces and a minor 1/8” flake at base edge). GI-
of interior milkiness, otherwise perfect). 54. Very nice color, excellent character
GI-20. Nice clarity, character, and a with very crude glass.
strong impression. The embossing is
often weak on this mold, but not in Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
this case!
Lot 7
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
“GENL LA FAYETTE” / BUST OF
Lot 3 LAFAYETTE - EAGLE Historical Flask,
probably Knox & McKee, Wheeling,
BUST OF WASHINGTON - TREE WV, 1824 - 1830. Blue green, sheared
Historical Calabash, America, 1850 mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Pt, very
- 1860. Cobalt, applied sloping collar near mint; (pontil flake extends to edge
- blowpipe pontil scar, Qt; (a potstone of base, otherwise pristine). GI-93. A
in the medial rib with a couple of fantastic example, strong mold impres-
hairline cracks, 1 ½”, or less; some sion, virtually no high point wear, and
light interior milkiness in lower third of nice color! McKearin notes this flask
flask). GI-35. A gorgeous, impressive, as rare, but in addition, a very historical
Calabash, outstanding color. Note; piece commemorating Lafayette’s 1824
the crack has been professionally sta- - 1825 visit to America.
bilized with a museum-grade, 3-part
adhesive. Provenance: Ex. Crawford Est.: $4,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $2,500
Wetlauffer, Judge Blaske collections.
Lot 8
Est.: $3,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $1,800
“BENJAMIN FRANKLIN” / BUST OF
Lot 4 FRANKLIN / “ERIPUIT COELO FUL-
MEN. SCEPTRUMQUE TYRANNIS” -
“THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” “T.W. DYOTT M.D.” / BUST OF DYOTT
/ BUST OF WASHINGTON - “GEN. / “KENSINGTON GLASS WORKS,
TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / PHILADELPHIA” Historical Flask,
BUST OF TAYLOR Historical Flask, Kensington Glass Works, 1825 - 1835.
Dyottville Glass Works, 1848 - 1855. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - blowpipe
Light green with olive yellow striations pontil scar, Qt, virtually attic mint; (a
throughout, sheared mouth - blow- paper-thin pontil flake extends to the
pipe pontil scar, Qt, near mint; (a little edge of base, otherwise pristine). GI-
scattered light exterior wear). GI-39. 96. A clean, crisp, sparking example!
A very attractive flask, one that will
definitely stand out! (See “Striated Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
Beauties”, AB&GC, August, 2013.)

Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400

American Glass Gallery, Auction #15 • Closing November 17, 2015 PAGE 7

Lot 9 Lot 13

“JENY LIND” / BUST OF JENY “KOSSUTH” / BUST OF KOSSUTH -
LIND - STAR / “GLASS FACTORY” TREE Historical Calabash, America,
/ GLASS FACTORY Historical 1852 - 1860. Yellow with a slight olive
Calabash, probably Whitney Glass tone, applied sloping collar with bevel
Works, Glassboro, NJ, 1857 - 1862. - blowpipe pontil scar, Qt, near mint; (a
Vibrant, medium blue green, almost a tiny, barely pinprick bit of roughness at
teal coloration, applied sloping collar edge of lip; a little spotty light interior
- blowpipe pontil scar, Qt, very near residue or faint haze, some of which may
mint; (just a touch of very light exterior wash out, otherwise perfect). GI-113.
wear, otherwise attic mint!) GI-102. A Beautiful, bright color.
scarce mold, strongly embossed, in an
exceptional, eye-appealing color and Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $350
outstanding condition.
Lot 14
Est.: $4,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $2,000
BUST OF BYRON - BUST OF SCOTT
Lot 10 Portrait Flask, probably an early Stod-
dard glasshouse, 1842 - 1850. Medium
“JENY LIND” / BUST OF JENY to deep olive amber, sheared mouth -
LIND - GLASS FACTORY Historical heavy blowpipe pontil scar, ½ Pt; (a little
Calabash, probably Whitney Glass exterior high point wear, some very minor
Works, Glassboro, NJ, 1857 - 1862. interior residue that will almost certainly
Medium yellow olive, applied slop- wash out, an 1/8” flake at edge of base).
ing collar - blowpipe pontil scar, Qt; GI-114. A classic little New England
(a crack travels across the base and flask.
approx. 3” up one side, and 1” on the
opposite side; a little very minor exte- Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
rior haze, a ¼” annealing line in the lip).
GI-103. An unlisted, exceptional color Lot 15
for this mold that, despite the damage,
displays very near mint! BUST OF COLUMBIA - EAGLE /
“B & W” Historical Flask, probably
Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600 Kensington Glass Works, 1825 - 1835.
Aquamarine, sheared mouth - blowpipe
Lot 11 pontil scar, Pt, virtually attic mint; (a tiny,
pinprick spot of roughness on the edge
“JENY LIND” / BUST OF JENY of the sheared lip, otherwise “out of the
LIND - GLASS FACTORY Histori- mold”, pristine condition). GI-121. A
cal Calabash, Ravenna Glass Works, bright, sparking example of this com-
Ravenna, OH, 1857 - 1865. Brilliant paratively scarce, early flask.
cobalt blue, applied blob collar - red
iron pontil scar, Qt, pristine; (onionskin- Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
thin ¼” piece of extra glass next to
pontil, mentioned for accuracy, not Lot 16
considered damage) GI-104. An ex-
ceptional example, outstanding deep EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA Histori-
color, excellent impression, and great cal Flask, an early Pittsburgh district
character, being absolutely filled with glasshouse, 1825 - 1835. Aquamarine,
clear and whitish little seed bubbles. sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar,
Pt, attic mint. GII-6. An outstanding ex-
Est.: $6,000 - $9,000 • Min. bid: $3,000 ample of this highly detailed early flask;
bright, crisp, and with a good strong
Lot 12 impression.

“LOUIS KOSSUTH” / BUST OF Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
KOSSUTH - STEAM FRIGATE / “U.S.
STEAM FRIGATE / MISSISSIPPI /
S. HUFFSEY” Historical Calabash,
probably Millford Glass Works, Millford,
NJ, 1852 - 1860. Golden amber, ap-
plied sloping collar - “PH. DOFLEIN /
MOULD MAKER / NTH 5! ST 84” (on
base), blowpipe pontil scar, Qt; (1/4”
chip at edge of collar, a touch of light
high point wear, otherwise perfect).
GI-112. A very desirable Calabash,
extremely rare color for this mold!

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

PAGE 8 American Glass Gallery, Auction #15 • Closing November 17, 2015

Lot 17 Lot 21

EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA Histori- EAGLE - EAGLE Historical Flask,
cal Flask, an early Pittsburgh district probably Kensington Glass Works,
glasshouse, 1825 - 1835. Rich bluish Philadelphia, PA, 1825 - 1840. Rich,
aquamarine, sheared mouth - blow- medium to deep blue green with an
pipe pontil scar, ½ Pt; (some fine high emerald tone, crudely sheared mouth -
point wear, otherwise virtually attic large blowpipe pontil scar, Pt; (a ¼” chip
mint). GII-11. A very early little flask, at the edge of the lip, some in-manu-
nice strong color, better than most, facture roughness along the edge of the
and with a good mold impression! Ex. sheared lip, and a tiny, shallow pinhead
NCH Auction 105, #193. flake on top edge of lip, otherwise
perfect). GII-40. Great color and clarity,
Est.: $500 - $1,000 • Min. bid: $250 clean with a bold impression, and virtu-
ally no high point wear!
Lot 18
Est.: $2,500 - $5,000 • Min. bid: $1,250
EAGLE - EAGLE Historical Flask,
probably Kentucky Glass Works, Lou- Lot 22
isville, KY, 1850 - 1855. Light citron,
sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, EAGLE - “LIBERTY” / OAK TREE
Pt, near mint; (just a tiny pinprick spot Historical Flask, possibly an early Pitts-
of roughness at edge of the sheared burgh district glasshouse, 1825 - 1835.
lip; some light interior haze in the up- Aquamarine, sheared mouth - blowpipe
per half of the flask, primarily on one pontil scar, ½ Pt; (some high point wear,
side only). GII-24. A seedy, bubbly, at- primarily on the eagle side, but no other
tractive example, scarce color. A fresh form of damage). GII-60. A compara-
find to the market that looks like it just tively scarce flask, the noted wear is not
came out of a barn! terribly distracting, this example also
having a good mold impression.
Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600
Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

Lot 19 Lot 23

EAGLE - EAGLE Historical Flask, EAGLE - “LIBERTY” / OAK TREE
probably Louisville Glass Works, Lou- Historical Flask, possibly an early
isville, KY, 1855 - 1865. Aquamarine, Pittsburgh district glasshouse, 1825
crudely applied round double collar - 1835. Brilliant, light apple green,
- smooth base, Qt; (a shallow 3/8” x sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ½
1/8” flake off side of collar, otherwise Pt; (note; the base of the flask has been
virtually attic mint!). GII-26. Note, this polished towards the narrow ends, to
mold is very rare, almost unheard of, allow the flask to better stand up, other-
having a smooth base. A great looking wise pristine, perfect!) GII-60. A beauti-
example with a long neck, large collar, ful, bright, crisp example, rare color,
and overall excellent condition. “out of the mold”, condition having no
high point wear. If you are the winning
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180 bidder, you will not be disappointed!

Lot 20 Est.: $1,200 - $2,200 • Min. bid: $700

EAGLE - EAGLE Historical Flask, Lot 24
Louisville Glassworks, Louisville, KY,
1855 - 1860. Medium to deep teal “LIBERTY” / EAGLE - “WILLINGTON
blue, large applied ring collar with / GLASS / Co / WEST WILLINGTON
lower bevel - blowpipe pontil scar, / CONN” Historical Flask, Willington
Qt, near attic mint; (minor, ¼” bit of Glass Works, 1860 - 1872. Reddish
roughness on the top edge of the lip, amber, crudely applied double col-
otherwise pristine perfect). GII-31. lar - smooth base, ½ Pt, near mint;
Outstanding color, no high point wear, (just the slightest trace of light exterior
a “finest possible example” of this wear, otherwise perfect). GII-63. Note;
large, impressive flask. there is a little natural roughness on the
inner edge of the lip due to some glass
Est.: $5,000 - $10,000 • Min. bid: $2,500 slag and unmixed batch, but obviously
occurred during manufacture). A nice,
bubbly, crude example with rich color.

Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

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Lot 25 Lot 29

EAGLE - EAGLE Historical Flask, Unlisted, EAGLE - EAGLE Histori-
a Stoddard, New Hampshire glass- cal Flask, Midwest, possibly Louisville
house, possibly Granite Glass Works, Glass Works, or a Pittsburgh glass-
1846 - 1860. Yellowish olive amber, house, 1860 - 1870. Gorgeous, bright
sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, yellowish honey color, applied collar
½ Pt, attic mint! GII-86. A relatively with band - smooth base, Qt; (just a
common flask, but in uncommonly tiny sliver open bubble on one of the
fine condition, virtually no high point pennants, otherwise pristine perfect!)
wear, bright, clean, plenty of tiny seed An unlisted mold, similar to GII-104,
bubbles throughout. but no inscription in the oval frame). A
very scarce color for any quart double
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80 eagle. Beautiful color, heavily whittled,
outstanding condition.
Lot 26
Est. $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600
EAGLE - EAGLE Historical Flask, a
Pittsburgh district glasshouse, 1860 Lot 30
- 1870. Brilliant, medium yellowish
citron, applied heavy ring type collar - EAGLE / “PITTSBURGH / PA” - EAGLE
smooth base, Pt, near attic mint; (just a Historical Flask, a Pittsburgh district
very slight touch of faint exterior wear, glasshouse, 1860 - 1870. Beautiful
otherwise perfect!) GII-89. A gorgeous, golden, shading to lighter honey color
eye-appealing, scarce color for this near the shoulders, applied mouth with
flask, one that will definitely stand out flat band - smooth base, Pt, near mint;
in a crowd! (two small, barely pinhead size spots
of roughness on the edge of the lip and
Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400 only the slightest wisp of very faint wear,
otherwise perfect). Similar to GII-106, but
Lot 27 having no vertical rib at sides. A scarce,
attractive color for this flask. Ex. Gail
EAGLE - EAGLE Historical Flask, a Ross collection.
Pittsburgh district glasshouse, 1860 -
1870. Light to medium apple green, Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $200
applied ring type collar - smooth base,
½ Pt, sparkling mint! GII-95. A little Lot 31
sweetheart of a flask, clean, crisp, with
virtually no wear and a well defined EAGLE / “PITTSBURGH / PA” -
mold impression. The color is a nice EAGLE Historical Flask, a Pittsburgh
soft, light green that definitely stands district glasshouse, 1860 - 1870. Bub-
out. If you are putting together a run of bly forest green, very crude applied
little ½ pts, this is one you likely don’t mouth with ring - smooth base, Pt; (the
have. crudely formed mouth has a few areas
of minor lip roughness from 1/8”, to
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150 3/16”; a couple of shallow pinhead open
surface bubbles, a trace of typical faint
Lot 28 wear). GII-108. The condition issues are
all minor, the flask is loaded with tiny
EAGLE / “PITTSBURGH / PA” - seed bubbles, and in a beautiful color.
EAGLE Historical Flask, a Pittsburgh Ex. Gail Ross collection.
glasshouse, 1860 - 1870. Medium to
deep yellowish olive, crudely applied Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
collar with ring - smooth base, Qt; (a
minor pinhead size nick to the right of Lot 32
the pennant and just a trace of light
high point wear, otherwise very near EAGLE / “CUNNINGHAM / & Co /
mint). GII-104. Note, there is a heavy PITTSBURGH” - EAGLE / “GLASS /
fold of glass through the oval frame on MANUFACTURERS” Historical Flask,
the reverse, not considered damage, 1860 - 1870. Brilliant, deep bluish
but noted for accuracy. A nice example. aquamarine, applied collar with flat
band - smooth base, Pt, near mint; (just
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 a wisp of typical, faint high point wear
and a tiny area of very minor lip edge
roughness, otherwise perfect). GII-112.
A bright, clean example of this scarce
mold, and also having a strong
impression.

Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60

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Lot 33 Lot 37

EAGLE - EAGLE Historical Flask, CORNUCOPIA - CORNUCOPIA Picto-
Midwest, possibly Kearns, Herdman & rial Flask, probably Kensington Glass
Gorsuch, Zanesville, Ohio, or a Pitts- Works, Philadelphia, PA, 1830 - 1838.
burgh district glasshouse, 1865 - 1875. Aquamarine, sheared mouth - blowpipe
Brilliant olive yellow, applied collar with pontil scar, ½ Pt; (a little relatively minor
ring - smooth base, ½ Pt; (profession- exterior wear and a tiny, barely pinhead
ally cleaned to original luster; a ¼” spot of roughness on the edge of the
bruise on the shoulder, and a heavy sheared mouth, otherwise very near
fold of glass on the interior, but with no mint). GIII-2. McKearin notes this mold as
associated damage). GII-125. Luckily, comparatively scarce, and this is a nice
the actual damage is confined to the clean example.
bruise on the shoulder. A stunning
little flask, spectacular and rare color. Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100

Est.: $700 - $1,000 • Min. bid: $400 Lot 38

Lot 34 CORNUCOPIA - URN Pictorial Flask,
Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, NY,
EAGLE - EAGLE Historical Flask, 1849 - 1855. Light to medium blue
Midwest, possibly Kearns, Herdman & green, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil
Gorsuch, Zanesville, Ohio, or a Pitts- scar, Pt; (a slender 5/8” long by 1/8” wide
burgh district glasshouse, 1865 - 1875. open bubble on the reverse, otherwise
Light golden, almost honey amber, perfect). GIII-17. A nice clean example,
applied collar with ring - smooth base, a little lighter than most.
½ Pt, near mint; (some light high point
wear, otherwise excellent). GII-125. Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
A scarce little flask, excellent overall
condition. Ex. Gail Ross collection.

Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300

Lot 35 Lot 39

EAGLE WITH WREATH - (Reverse MASONIC - EAGLE / “IP” Historical
Same) Historical Flask, Kearns, Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glass-
Herdman & Gorsuch, Zanesville, Ohio, works, Keene, NH, 1815 - 1830. Clear,
1869 - 1875. Light golden, almost light to medium blue green, crudely ap-
honey amber, applied collar with ring plied thin ring collar - glass tipped pontil
- smooth base, ½ Pt; (tiny, shallow, scar, Pt, near mint; (a ¾” chip along the
pinhead flake on top of collar and only edge of the base, possibly in-manufac-
the slightest trace of very faint wear, ture, from the pontil scar, and just the
otherwise perfect). GII-126. You can slightest trace of light high point wear,
certainly see the similarities in eagles, otherwise attic mint). GIV-1. Rare, and
lip treatment, and color, between this very unusual with the crudely applied ring
and the preceding lot. Ex. Gail Ross type collar, most being simply sheared,
collection. or occasionally tooled.

Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $250 Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

Lot 36 Lot 40

EAGLE WITH BANNER - (Reverse MASONIC - EAGLE / “HS” Historical
plain) Historical Calabash, America, Flask, Keene Marlboro Street Glass-
1855 - 1865. Bright medium “7-UP” works, Keene, NH, 1815 - 1830. Yellow
green, applied sloping collar - iron olive, crudely applied short tapered col-
pontil scar, Qt; (some scattered light lar - sand type pontil scar, Pt, virtually
scratches and minor exterior wear, attic mint! GIV-2. An exceptional exam-
primarily on the reverse, a couple of ple, nice light color, lighter than most,
minor 1/8”, or less, flakes at edge of virtually no high point wear, and with
base). GII-143. a good impression. Also, rare with the
crudely applied collar. A top example.
Est.: $200 - $300 • Min. bid: $120
Est.: $4,000 - $8,000 • Min. bid: $2,000

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Lot 41 Lot 45

MASONIC - EAGLE Historical Flask, “KEEN” - “P&W” SUNBURST FLASK,
probably Keene Marlboro Street Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks,
Glassworks, Keene, NH, 1820 - 1830. Keene, NH, 1815 - 1830. Medium olive
Bright yellowish olive amber, sheared amber, sheared and outward tooled
mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ½ Pt, mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ½ Pt;
near mint; (just a small pinhead bit of (some weakening to the embossing
roughness on the edge of the sheared as is typical for this mold, some minor
mouth, and some relatively minor high wear, and a pinhead flake at base
point wear, primarily on the reverse, corner). GVIII-10. A good, early New
otherwise perfect). GIV-24. A beautiful England flask, nice with the slightly
example, bright, clean, almost an olive flared mouth.
yellow in the shoulders, and with a
better than average impression. Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300

Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150 Lot 46

Lot 42 SUNBURST FLASK, New England, prob-
ably Coventry Glass Works, Coventry,
MASONIC - “ZANESVILLE” / EAGLE CT, 1815 - 1830. Medium olive amber
/ “OHIO / J. SHEPARD & CO”, His- shading to a clear light olive amber near
torical Flask, Zanesville Glassworks, the shoulders, sheared mouth - blow-
Zanesville, Ohio, 1822 - 1832. Golden pipe pontil scar, ½ Pt, near mint; (just a
amber near the shoulders, shading to minor trace of light exterior wear, and a
a deeper reddish orange coloration small pinhead flake on the edge of one of
in the lower half, sheared mouth - the corrugated ribs, otherwise perfect).
blowpipe pontil scar, Pt; (just a little GVIII-16. Nice clarity and condition.
light dullness or exterior “bloom” in the
shoulder area, and a little light exterior Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300
wear). GIV-32. A good early flask with
a highly detailed mold, that is always Lot 47
popular with collectors.
“LOUISVILLE KY” - “GLASS WORKS”
Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $350 SCROLL FLASK, Louisville Glassworks,
1855 - 1860. Dense tobacco amber,
Lot 43 sheared mouth - red iron pontil scar,
Pt, virtually attic mint; (just the slight-
“UNION” / CLASPED HANDS / est trace of faint exterior wear, other-
SQUARE & COMPASS - EAGLE / wise pristine). GIX-8. A rare flask in
“H & S” Historical Flask, Haught any color, the color of this example is
& Schwerer, Brownsville, PA, 1861 unlisted, and possibly unique. Fresh to
- 1863. Aqua, applied square collar - the market, it was originally found about
blowpipe pontil scar, Pt; (small, 1/8” 30 years ago in an abandoned house
flake at edge of lip, otherwise perfect!) in the woods near Lexington, KY, by a
Similar to GIV-40, but noticeable differ- geologist performing field work.
ences in position of eagle’s wings and
curvature of banner. A bright, clean Est.: $4,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $2,000
example with a strong mold impres-
sion. Not many “Union” flasks with Lot 48
pontils! Ex. Jim Bender collection.
Giant SCROLL FLASK, probably a
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80 Midwest glasshouse, 1840 - 1860.
Aquamarine, plump pear form with large
Lot 44 fleur-de-lis design, sheared mouth -
polished pontil scar, 2 ¼ Qts, perfect!
SUNBURST FLASK, Keene Marlboro GIX-29a. An extremely rare scroll
Street Glassworks, Keene, NH, 1815 flask, believed to be only a handful of
- 1830. Clear medium green, sheared examples known. (See AB&GC article
mouth - glass tipped pontil scar, Pt, “The Gallon Scrolls”, June, 2014.)
near mint; (just a touch of minor exte- McKearin theorizes these flasks may
rior wear and a bubble on the interior have been blown in a glass factory spe-
of the neck that is partially open). cializing in tableware, such as Bakewells
GVIII-2. A very nice example, clean, in Pittsburgh.
very little wear, good color.
Est.: $1,200 - $2,200 • Min. bid: $700
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250

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Lot 49 Lot 53

TWO MEN ARGUING - GROTESQUE “UNION” / CLASPED HANDS - EAGLE
HEAD Pictorial Flask, probably / “A & CO” (in banner) Historical Flask,
Continental, possibly Norwegian, Adams & Co, Pittsburgh, 1861 - 1870.
1850 - 1870. Greenish aquamarine, Light yellowish apple green, applied
sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, collar with flat band - smooth base, Qt,
½ Pt, near mint; (a little minor high virtually attic mint; (tiny, barely notice-
point wear, otherwise perfect). able pinprick spot of roughness at edge
GX-12. McKearin lists this mold as of mouth, otherwise pristine!) GXII-1. A
“Very rare”. A bright clean example, nice, clean example, delicate, attractive
and certainly interesting caricatures color, outstanding condition. Ex. Jim
to depict as the focal point of a Bender collection.
whiskey flask.
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100

Lot 50 Lot 54

LOG CABIN - FLAG / “HARD CIDER” “WATERFORD”/ CLASPED HANDS
/ CIDER BARREL / PLOW Historical - EAGLE Historical Flask, Waterford
Flask, an early Pittsburgh glasshouse, Glass Works, Waterford, NJ, 1860 -
1839 - 1842. Deep bluish aquamarine, 1865. Aquamarine, applied round double
sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, collar - iron pontil scar, Qt., near mint;
Pt, pristine perfect; (Note; the flask (some spotty, very faint interior milkiness,
was recently dug in Ohio and lightly some of which may wash out, and a ½”
cleaned to virtually attic mint condition bubble on the shoulder of the reverse
with no damage whatsoever). GX-22. has no damage, but can be felt on the
An exceptional example having an surface). GXII-2. A great example with
extremely bold impression, excellent an extremely bold impression. Note, rare
color, outstanding condition. Rare and with the iron pontil scar. Ex. Jim Bender
historical! collection

Est.: $8,000 - $16,000 • Min. bid: $4,000 Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100

Lot 51 Lot 55

FLAG - “NEW GRANITE GLASS CLASPED HANDS - EAGLE Histori-
WORKS / STODDARD / N.H.” Histori- cal Flask, probably a Pittsburgh district
cal Flask, 1860 - 1865. Medium to glasshouse, 1860 - 1870. Light apple
deep olive green, applied short tapered green, applied collar with flat band -
collar - smooth base, Pt, near mint; smooth base, Qt.; (there is a dip in the
(1/8” iridescent bruise in the cover top of the lip that we suspect is the
glass of a bubble on reverse). GX-28. result of a professional repair to an
Rare and desirable, this example has to earlier flake, or chip). GXII-5. McKearin
be among the best in eye-appeal and notes this mold as “common”. However,
character, the glass is loaded with seed we would respectfully disagree and
bubbles and ½ Pts. are considerably consider it to be at least comparatively
more rare than the Pts., and green ones scarce. Ex. Jim Bender collection.
are even better! Ex. Bob Mebane Col.
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
Est.: $18,000 - $36,000 • Min. bid: $10,000
Lot 56
Lot 52
“UNION” / CLASPED HANDS - EAGLE
PROSPECTOR - EAGLE / “W McC Historical Flask, probably a Pittsburgh
& Co / GLASS WORKS / PITTS. PA” glasshouse, 1860 - 1870. Light apple
Historical Flask, William McCully & green, applied collar with flat band -
Co, Pittsburgh, 1860 - 1870. Aquama- smooth base, Qt., near mint; (a faint,
rine, applied collar with band - smooth light ring of interior haze, approx. ½”
base, Pt; (just a touch of faint light wide, around the interior of the shoulder
wear, otherwise attic mint!) GXI-16. A and a shallow, 1/8” flake at side of lip,
very rare flask, only the 2nd example otherwise, perfect). GXII-8. A nice
to be offered at auction in more than clean example having virtually no high
20 years. The 1st example was offered point wear as is often found on these
earlier this year (GW, Auction106, Lot large, quarts. Ex. Jim Bender collection.
79). A bright, clean example, don’t
miss this one! Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100

Est.: $500 - $1,000 • Min. bid: $300

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Lot 57 Lot 61

“UNION” / CLASPED HANDS - “UNION” / CLASPED HANDS - EA-
EAGLE / “E. WORMSER & Co / GLE / “A & CO” (in banner) Historical
PITTSBURGH / PA.” Historical Flask, Flask, Adams & Co, Pittsburgh, 1861
probably Frankstown Glass Works, - 1870. Medium to deep golden amber,
1861 - 1866. Beautiful honey color- applied collar with band - smooth base,
ation shading to a light honey yellow Pt, near mint; (small, pinhead flake off
below the shoulders, applied blob back edge of collar). GXII-21. Strong
collar - smooth base, Qt; (a little high mold impression, crude glass, nicely
point wear and a couple of 1/8” flakes, whittled. Ex. Jim Bender collection.
next to one another, on top of the ap-
plied mouth, otherwise near attic mint). Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
GXII-15. Beautiful, bright, light color.
Ex. Bill Borchert collection. Lot 62

Est.: $800 - $1,400 • Min. bid: $500 CLASPED HANDS - EAGLE Historical
Flask, a Pittsburgh district glasshouse,
Lot 58 1860 - 1870. Beautiful yellowish honey
coloration, applied collar with flat band -
“UNION” / CLASPED HANDS - smooth base, ½ Pt, very near mint; (just
EAGLE Historical Flask, a Pittsburgh a trace of faint wear, otherwise perfect!)
district glasshouse, 1860 - 1870. GXII-31. Rare, beautiful color, excellent
Medium amber, applied collar with ring condition.
- smooth base, Pt.; (a 3/16” x ½” open
surface bubble on the shoulder of the Est.: $700 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400
reverse; a touch of faint interior haze
in the shoulder, a little minor exterior Lot 63
wear). An unlisted mold! Obverse
similar to GXII-17 (but with stars above “UNION” / CLASPED HANDS
ends of shield); Reverse generally simi- - “UNION” / CLASPED HANDS
lar to GXII-18, but with several distinct Historical Flask, Midwest, probably
differences. Ex. Jim Bender collection a Pittsburgh district glasshouse, 1860
-1865. Aquamarine, sheared mouth
Est.: $500 - $1,000 • Min. bid: $300 with an applied ring - iron pontil scar,
Qt.; (a couple of minor pinhead flakes
Lot 59 on top of the crudely sheared mouth;
some high point wear, primarily on one
CLASPED HANDS - EAGLE Histori- side only, and a shallow 3/16” flake at
cal Flask, Lorenz & Wightman Glass edge of base). GXII-37. A scarce mold,
Manufacturers, Pittsburgh, 1863 - but very rare with the iron pontil scar.
1872. Medium to deep golden amber, Ex. Jim Bender collection.
applied collar with band - “L & W” on
smooth base, Pt; (just a little light exte- Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $100
rior wear and a 1/8” flake at back edge
of lip). GXII-18. This mold is not listed Lot 64
in amber by McKearin, although a
handful of amber examples have been “UNION” / CLASPED HANDS / “FA
sold over the years. Ex. Jim Bender & Co” - CANNON Historical Flask,
collection. Fahnestock, Albree & Company, Pitts-
burgh, 1865 - 1872. Colorless, tooled
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $200 sloping collar with ring - smooth base, ½
Pt; (a 5/8” area of chipping on top of the
Lot 60 mouth, and a ¼ flake at edge of base).
GXII-42. A great rarity in clear, and with
“UNION” / CLASPED HANDS / “LF the tapered collar, perhaps less than a
& CO” - EAGLE / “PITTSBURG. PA” half-dozen known. Despite the condition
Historical Flask, Lippincott, Fry & issues, this is one that you are not likely
Company, Pittsburgh, 1866 - 1867. to see again for a very long time.
Golden amber shading to a honey tone
in the shoulders, applied collar with Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $100
band - smooth base, Pt, near attic
mint; (a trace of minor, light interior
milkiness, otherwise perfect). GXII-19.
A very crisp, strong mold impression,
nice color, great example. Ex. Jim
Bender collection A scarce mold.

Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300

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Lot 65 Lot 69

CLASPED HANDS / “UNION” - “FLORA TEMPLE” / Standing Horse
EAGLE Historical Calabash, America, / “HARNESS TROT 2.19 ¾” - Pic-
possibly A.R. Samuels, Philadelphia, torial Flask (with complete original
PA, 1858 - 1866. Medium to deep am- label), Whitney Glass Works, Glass-
ber, applied round double collar - large boro, NJ, 1859 - 1865. Medium to
rectangular iron pontil scar, Qt; (a band deep strawberry puce-amber, applied
of very light interior residue or haze mouth with band – smooth base, Pt,
in the lower half of the body, some of perfect!. GXIII-21. Label reads in part,
which may wash out; some light high “ESTABLISHED 1839. / S.T.SUTTS /
point wear and two tiny 1/8” anneal- KENTUCKY / SALT RIVER BOURBON
ing lines located in the fluted sides, as / WHISKEY”. Extremely rare, one of
are sometimes found in the calabash only two examples in this mold with an
molds). GXII-43. original label!

Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80 Est.: $2,500 - $5,000 • Min. bid: $1,500

Lot 66 Lot 70

Unlisted - “NOT FOR JOE” / GIRL SHEAF OF GRAIN - STAR Pictorial
ON BICYCLE - Reverse Plain, Flask, probably Bulltown Glass Works,
Pictorial Flask, Midwest, probably a Bulltown, NJ, 1858 - 1865. Clear me-
Pittsburgh district glasshouse, 1870 dium blue green, almost a teal coloration,
- 1875. Aquamarine, applied collar applied double collar - blowpipe pontil
with flat band - smooth base, ½ Pt; scar, Pt; (shallow, 1/8” flake at edge of
(a period cork remains in the neck; lip, and only a trace of light exterior wear,
some light interior residue, otherwise otherwise perfect). GXIII-39. A scarce
perfect!) An unlisted mold, similar to mold, beautifully whittled, nice color.
GXIII-2. Extremely rare, only the 2nd
recorded example in the ½ pint size. Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300
A fresh discovery from an old house
renovation in Connecticut. Lot 71

Est.: $750 - $1,250 • Min. bid: $400 SHEAF OF GRAIN - TREE Pictorial
Calabash, probably Sheets & Duffy
Lot 67 Glass Manufacturers, Philadelphia, PA,
1850 - 1860. Beautiful, clear light to
HUNTER - FISHERMAN Pictorial medium emerald green, applied round
Calabash, probably Whitney Glass collar with bevel - blowpipe pontil scar,
Works, Glassboro, NJ, 1857 - 1862. Qt, very near mint; (just a wisp of very
Gorgeous, light to medium peach with faint light exterior wear, and a minor ¼”
a hint of salmon tone, applied sloping open bubble at base edge, otherwise
collar - iron pontil scar, Qt, near attic pristine). GXIII-47. Beautiful color,
mint; (just a trace of minor exterior scarce in this light to medium emerald
wear and a small area of very faint, coloration, wonderful condition.
barely visible, interior haze, other-
wise pristine). GXIII-4. A beautiful, Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300
outstanding example, lighter in tone,
and a far better color than typically Lot 72
encountered having no amber in it.
“BALTIMORE” / ANCHOR / “GLASS
Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400 WORKS” - SHEAF OF GRAIN Pictorial
Calabash, Baltimore Glass Works, 1850
Lot 68 - 1860. Sapphire blue, applied round
double collar - blowpipe pontil scar, Qt;
“FLORA TEMPLE” / Standing Horse (a couple of very minor open surface
/ “HARNESS TROT 2.19 ¾” - Pic- bubbles and a 1” hairline fissure on the
torial Flask, Whitney Glass Works, reverse, otherwise pristine). GXIII-52. A
Glassboro, NJ, 1859 - 1865. Deep scarce Calabash with exceptional color
strawberry puce, applied collar with and great character, loaded with bubbles
flat band - smooth base, Pt; (some throughout. Good strong embossing.
light scratches and high point wear
on the reverse, otherwise virtually at- Est.: $2,500 - $4,500 • Min. bid: $1,500
tic mint). GXIII-21. No amber is this
one, and light enough so that some of
the beautiful color can be enjoyed in
normal daylight, or backlighting.

Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300

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Lot 73 Lot 77

“BALTIMORE” / ANCHOR / “GLASS Pattern Molded Globular Bottle, 24
WORKS” - PHOENIX / “RESUR- ribs swirled to the right, probably Zanes-
GAM” Historical Flask, Baltimore ville Glass Works, Zanesville, OH, 1820
Glass Works, 1850 - 1860. Bright - 1835. Medium golden amber, outward
medium yellow green, sheared rolled mouth - pontil scar, ht. 7 5/8”; (just
mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Pt, near a touch of typical light exterior wear,
mint; (minor exterior wear, otherwise otherwise perfect). A classical Midwest
perfect!) GXIII-53. A very rare color Glob with a near perfect spherical body
for this mold, even more so with the and good tight ribbing through the neck.
pontil scarred base. The last example A great example.
of similar color, with a pontil, was sold
in the Bill Pollard collection, March, Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $350
1996. A beautiful and rare flask.
Lot 78
Est.: $2,500 - $4,500 • Min. bid: $1,500
Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 24
Lot 74 vertical ribs, Midwest, possibly Zanes-
ville Glass Works, Zanesville, OH, 1815
“GRANITE / GLASS / CO - STOD- - 1830. Medium honey amber, plump
DARD / N H”, 1846 - 1855. Golden circular body, sheared mouth - pontil scar,
yellow with a slight olive tone, ht. 4 5/8”; (a little scattered light exterior
sheared mouth - heavy tubular pontil wear; a bit of faint “bloom” in the shoul-
scar, Pt, very near mint; (just a trace der area, but no other form of damage).
of faint minor wear near the base, A classical Midwest pattern molded flask.
on the reverse, and a few tiny open
surface bubbles, otherwise perfect!) Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
GXV-7. An absolutely top example in
both color, and character. The glass Lot 79
is completely filled with small seed
bubbles, and impurities throughout. Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 24
Ex. William Borchert collection. vertical ribs, Midwest, possibly Zanes-
ville Glass Works, Zanesville, OH, 1815
Est.: $750 - $1,500 • Min. bid: $400 - 1830. Golden amber with an orange,
or slightly reddish tone, flattened circular
Lot 75 body, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 4
¾”, near mint; (just a little typical light
“GRANITE / GLASS / CO - STOD- exterior wear, otherwise perfect). A very
DARD / N H”, 1855 - 1862. Beauti- nice little flask, good form. Ex. William
ful golden coloration with some rich Barrett collection.
reddish tones, applied double round
collar - smooth base, Pt, near mint; Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
(some light exterior wear, primarily on
the reverses, and a few minor open Lot 80
surface bubbles, otherwise excellent).
GXV-7. Another fantastic example, Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 24 ribs
much better than average color, and swirled to the left, Midwest, possibly
filled with tiny seed bubbles. Ex. Zanesville Glass Works, Zanesville, OH,
William Borchert collection. 1815 - 1830. Golden amber, flattened
chestnut form, sheared mouth - pontil
Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300 scar, ht. 4 7/8”; (some typical light exte-
rior wear, a little scattered faint interior
Lot 76 haze, primarily in the lower half of the
body, but no other form of damage).
Pattern Molded Globular Bottle, Ex. Warren C. Lane, Jr. collection.
24 ribs swirled to the left, probably
Zanesville Glass Works, Zanesville, Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
OH, 1820 - 1835. Beautiful golden
honey coloration, outward rolled
mouth - pontil scar, ht. 8”, perfect!
A nice bright example with very fine
tight ribbing through the neck. It is
interesting to note that the majority
of Midwest Globs are actually swirled
to the right, vs. the left. Globs swirled
left are outnumbered almost 2:1!

Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300

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Lot 81 Lot 85

Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 16 Poison-Type Hobnail Flask,
wide, melon-type ribs, probably Conti- probably Germany, possibly America,
nental, 1780 - 1820. Beautiful pinkish 1830 - 1860. Teal blue, flattened pear
amethyst, almost a lavender color- form, blown in a 2-pc. mold with an
ation, flattened circular body, sheared overall hobnail pattern, tooled ring collar
mouth - solid glass-tipped punty - blowpipe pontil scar, ½ Pt, ht. 5 ½”,
scar, ht. 6 1/8”; (just a touch of typical near mint; (a touch of typical, very light
faint exterior wear, otherwise perfect!) exterior wear, otherwise perfect). KU-26.
Similar to McK, plate 239, #1. If you A scarce flask, beautiful color.
would like to add some color to your
collection, this would do it! Beautiful, Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
scarce, excellent condition.

Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

Lot 82 Lot 86

Pitkin Type Flask, patterned with Patterned Pocket Flask, probably Con-
31 vertical ribs over 31 ribs swirled tinental, possibly America, 1845 - 1860.
to the right, probably New England, Aquamarine, 2-pc. mold, basket design
1790 - 1820. Yellowish olive, plump with floral motif, horizontal neck and base
ovoid body, sheared mouth - blow- rings, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil
pipe pontil scar, ht. 4 7/8”, near mint; scar, ½ Pt; (a minor light haze, primarily
(some scattered light exterior wear). exterior, that should easily clean with a
Nice, scarce size. day or two in the tumbler, if desired, but
no other form of damage). A very inter-
Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $500 esting little flask, scarce, unusual pattern.

Est.: $125 - $250 • Min. bid: $70

Lot 83 Lot 87

Pitkin Type Flask, patterned with 16 Large, Freeblown Nailsea-Type Jug,
wide vertical ribs over 16 ribs swirled England, 1840 - 1860. Beautiful medium
to the right, probably Mid-Atlantic to deep apple green splashed with white
region, 1800 - 1830. Bright, yellow- enamel flecks, cylindrical body tapering
ish grass green, flattened horseshoe slightly from the shoulders to the base,
form, sheared mouth - blowpipe applied solid ear handle curled at lower
pontil scar, ht. 6 ¼”; (professionally attachment, applied sloping double
cleaned to original luster with a little collar - large blowpipe pontil scar - ht.
scattered light exterior wear remain- 10 ¼”; (some light exterior usage wear,
ing, but no other form of damage). otherwise near attic mint). See Nailsea
Similar to McK, plate 233, #10. Glass, Keith Vincent, p.28. A wonderful,
Beautiful color, scarce, and likely a scarce Nailsea Jug, especially with the
very early piece. enameling.

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

Lot 84 Lot 88

Lot of (2), Pattern Molded Pocket Early, Blown Decorated Tumbler,
Flasks, both are 16 vertical ribs over probably Continental, possibly Germany,
16 ribs swirled to the right, Continen- 1780 - 1820. Colorless non-lead glass
tal, probably Norway, 1810 - 1830. with a well executed green, blue, and
Medium to deep cobalt blue and white enameled motif of a man and
colorless with a bit of a smoky tint, woman, bird and floral sprays. Tapered
sheared, outward flared mouths - body with a pillar-molded base, sheared
pontil scarred bases, ht. 4 ¼” & 4 3/8” rim - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 2 5/8”,
respectively; (cobalt flask has just a perfect. A well executed, very early tum-
bit of light interior haze near the base; bler, one that incorporates a great deal
clear example has some minor interior of workmanship. Nice diminutive size,
haze and a ¼” flake at base edge). rare with the pillar-molded base.

Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180 Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60

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Lot 89 Lot 93

Exceptional, Freeblown Creamer, Lot of (2), Early Blown Leech Bowls,
possibly New York State, or New Eng- England, 1860 - 1880. Cranberry and
land, 1810 - 1830. Greenish aquama- colorless. Cranberry example is free-
rine, non-lead bottle glass, compressed blown with a tooled, flared rim - polished
bulbous body with applied handle pontil scarred base, ht. 2”, perfect. Col-
curled at lower terminal, wide neck orless example is blown in a 3-part mold
with applied threading, tooled outward with ribbing swirled to the right, sheared,
flared rim with pinched pour spout - tooled wide flanged rim - rayed base
applied funnel-type foot with blowpipe with sand type pontil scar, ht. 2 3/8”,
pontil scar, ht. 4 ½”; (a slight patina, or near mint; (3/16” flake on edge of flared
faint “bloom” to the glass, otherwise rim, otherwise sparkling attic mint). Col-
perfect). An exceptional example of an orless example with nice workmanship
early nineteenth century creamer. and wonderful tooled wide rim.

Est.: $750 - $1,250 • Min. bid: $400 Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 90 Lot 94

Early Blown Creamer, probably “BOGARDUS’ GLASS BALL PAT’D
America, possibly a Pittsburgh district APR 10 1877.” Target Ball, America,
glasshouse, 1840 - 1870. Fiery opal- 1877 - 1895. Light straw yellow, quilted
escent milkglass, applied solid handle diamond pattern, rough sheared mouth,
with tooled rigaree at lower terminal, dia. 2 5/8”; (some scattered light exterior
tooled outward flared rim with pinched dullness, primarily below the center band,
pour spout - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. but no other form of damage). Beautiful
3 3/8”, perfect. A delicate, thin little color, lighter than most.
creamer with wonderful form and nice
workmanship. Scarce in the fiery opal- Est.: $200 - $300 • Min. bid: $120
escent coloration.
Lot 95
Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100
Target Ball, probably England, possibly
Lot 91 Continental, 1880 - 1895. Topaz color,
quilted diamond pattern with plain
Blown Three Mold Creamer, probably center band, factory ground mouth, dia.
Continental, possibly America, 1825 - 2 5/8”, near mint; (small area, about the
1840. Cobalt, barrel form body blown size of a quarter, of very light interior
in a 3-part mold, wide neck flaring to residue or faint haze, otherwise perfect).
a tooled rim and pinched pour spout, A scarce ball, believed to be the only
applied solid handle curled at lower mold in which the mouth was ground,
terminal, blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 4”, rather than the traditional rough sheared
perfect. Pattern similar to McK GV-24. lip that most balls have. Also, an unusual
McKearin indicates in the text on color that is definitely not the traditional
p.272, that the GV-24 pattern has not amber tone.
been charted but is thought to have
been produced at Sandwich. Similar Est.: $200 - $300 • Min. bid: $120
designs were also popular in France.
Lot 96
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Target Ball, probably America, 1880 -
Lot 92 1895. Beautiful plum purple, almost a
grape coloration, blown in a 3-pc. mold,
Lot of (3), Early Blown Cream- rough sheared mouth, 2 5/8” dia., per-
ers, America and England, 1830 fect. A very scarce, desirable, color for
- 1860. Cobalt, plum amethyst, this ball. This particular example passes
and aqua, all with applied, solid plenty of light and shades from a me-
handles curled at lower terminal, dium tone through the center, to almost
tooled outward flared rims with black amethyst near the mouth.
pinched pour spouts - blowpipe
and solid glass-tipped pontil scars, ht. 3 ¾”, 3 ¾”, and 3 1/8” respectively, Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $200
all three, virtually attic mint! Cobalt and plum examples are likely English;
the aqua example is a almost certainly American, and almost a miniature, or
toy in size.

Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

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Lot 97 Lot 101

“BOGARDUS GLASS BALLS - STOL- Early, Flint Glass Fancy Cologne
BERGER GLASHUTTEN A. G.” Target Bottle, probably Mid-Atlantic region,
Ball, Germany, 1880 - 1895. Moss- possibly P.C. Dummer & Co, Jersey City,
green coloration, blown in a 2-pc. mold 1835 - 1850. Colorless, rectangular with
with 12 concentric rings, rough sheared beveled corners, three sides with floral
mouth, dia. 2 5/8”; (a dug ball in “as- or fern motif, tooled, flanged ring-type
found” condition with some minor, light collar, ht. 9”, sparkling attic mint! Similar
patchy dullness, a little interior residue, to MW, plate 111, #8. A scarce mold,
and a few tiny stress lines, 1/8”, or less, very rare in this large, mammoth size,
near the mold seam). An extremely rare brilliant glass. A fresh discovery, found
and important target ball, one of the locally in an early Jersey Shore estate.
rarest of the Bogardus Balls, believed
to be one of only three, privately held. Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

Est.: $2,000 - $4,000 • Min. bid: $1,200 Lot 102

Lot 98 Lot of (2), Freeblown Seahorse Scent
Bottles, probably Eastern United States,
“HAYWARD’S / HAND / FIRE / GRE- 1770 - 1800. Both are colorless with al-
NADE - PATENTED / AUG / 8 / 1871 ternating colorful threads of glass swirled
- S F HAYWARD / 407 / BROADWAY through the body; one with opaque
/ NY” (with partial contents), America, white and puce threading, the other with
1875 - 1895. Lime green, bulbous form opaque white and light blue canes, both
with four indented diamond-shaped with applied ribbons of glass, one with
panels, applied mouth with ring - “2” tooled rigaree, both with sheared mouths,
(on smooth base), ht. 6”, perfect. Nice approx. 2 ¼” ht, each; (both have a bit of
color and condition. minor interior haze and light exterior wear,
otherwise excellent).
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100

Lot 99 Lot 103

“S.H. DAVIS & CO’S / GILL Early, Freeblown Seahorse Scent Bot-
NET FLOAT. / PATENTED, tle, Eastern United States, or England,
JAN. 16TH 1877” Fishing 1770 - 1800. Medium to deep cobalt,
Float, America, 1877 - 1880. figural “seahorse” form decorated with
Aquamarine, “egg form” with applied ribbons of glass along the sides,
medial grove, 2-pc. mold tooled rigaree at the shoulders, sheared
with glass-tipped “button” or mouth, ht. 3”; (some high point wear, a
knopf to seal off the blowing bit of interior residue, and a tiny bit of
hole, length, 5”, near mint; (a small pinhead flake at medial grove, some light roughness at base of rigaree, possibly
exterior usage wear, otherwise perfect). Blown for S.H. Davis & Co. of Detroit, in-manufacture). Seahorse scents were
Mich. and believed to be the 1st known American glass fishing float. A very popular both in the Colonies, as well
rare, historical, glass float. as in England. A lot of workmanship in
these little bottles.
Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
Lot 100
Lot 104
Rare, Fancy Cologne Bottle, America,
1835 - 1855. Medium to deep sap- Lot of (2), Pattern Molded Scent
phire blue, corseted form with scrolled Bottles, America, or England, 1770 -
leaves and flowers, tooled thin flanged 1820. Both are cobalt, tall slender ovoid
mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 ¾”, form, patterned with 24 vertical ribs,
near mint; (just a little very light interior sheared mouths (one example with inter-
residue, or faint haze, and a narrow, ¼” esting metal cap fitted over cork closure)
bubble on the reverse is missing part of - pontil scarred bases, ht. 2 7/8” & 3”;
it’s cover glass). See MW, color plate (some moderate high point wear and
X, “Rare fancy cologne bottles”, also a few small flakes to ribbing, primarily
plate 111, #7. on the example with the metal closure).
See MW, plate 104.
Est.: $1,200 - $2,400 • Min. bid: $700
Est.: $125 - 225 • Min. bid: $70

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Lot 105 Lot 109

Umbrella Ink, America, 1840 - 1860. Umbrella Ink, America, 1840 - 1860.
Rich, medium to deep sapphire below Brilliant yellowish honey coloration,
the neck, shading to a light clear sap- 8-sided umbrella form, sheared and
phire near the base, 8-sided umbrella inward rolled lip - blowpipe pontil scar,
form, sheared and tooled mouth - 2 1/8” ht. x 2 1/8” wide, virtually attic
blowpipe pontil scar, 2 5/8” ht. x 2 3/8” mint; (just a wisp of extremely faint
wide; (touch of very faint exterior wear, interior residue or haze, otherwise pris-
otherwise attic mint). Form similar to tine perfect). Form similar to C#129.
C#129. Beautiful color shading from A beautiful, very attractive inkwell with
the light to deeper blue. The glass is nice color, character and outstanding
also filled with minute seed bubbles condition.
and a small thread of olive-amber glass
down one of the side panels. Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

Est.: $1,200 - $2,200 • Min. bid: $700 Lot 110

Lot 106 Umbrella Ink, New England, possibly
one of the Stoddard glasshouses, 1842
Umbrella Ink, America, 1840 - 1860. - 1860. Medium to deep ‘old amber’,
Vivid brilliant cobalt, almost “electric” 8-sided umbrella form, sheared and
blue, 8-sided umbrella form, sheared tooled mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, 2
and inward rolled mouth - blowpipe ½” ht. x 2 ¼” wide; (just a bit of expect-
pontil scar, 2 3/8” ht. x 2 ¼” wide, ed very light exterior wear, otherwise
virtually attic mint; (tiny, 1/8” surface perfect). Similar to C#131. Nice crude
scratch near base, otherwise “out glass, a classic little umbrella inkwell.
of the mold” pristine perfect). Form
similar to C#129, base similar to Fig. Est.: $200 - $300 • Min. bid: $120
144. NCH Auction 98, Ex. Gerry Strubel
collection. Great clarity and condition, Lot 111
exceptional color.
Umbrella Ink, probably Saratoga
Est.: $1,800 - $2,800 • Min. bid: $1,000 Mountain Glassworks, Mt. Pleasant,
NY, 1846 - 1860. Medium olive green,
Lot 107 16-sided umbrella form, sheared and
tooled mouth – (keyed base with back-
Umbrella Ink (two dots embossed on wards “4”), blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 2
side panels), America, 1840 - 1860. ¼”, sparking mint! C#153. A very rare,
Rich, medium to deep blue green, attractive color for this mold, typically
almost a teal coloration, 8-sided encountered in shades of medium to
umbrella form, sheared and inward deep amber. This is the same little ink
rolled mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, 2 that we sold back in Auction #9. An
¼” ht. x 2 1/8” wide; (a touch of interior absolute sweetheart of an ink.
residue that would likely wash out; a bit
of very minor dullness or stain near the Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800
base, on a couple of the side panels,
otherwise excellent). A crude example, Lot 112
nice character, great color, and likely a
rare mold with the two “dots.” Umbrella Ink, a Stoddard, New Hamp-
shire glasshouse, probably Granite
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180 Glass Co, 1842 - 1860. Medium
olive amber, 16-sided umbrella form,
Lot 108 sheared and tooled mouth - blowpipe
pontil scar, ht. 2 1/8”; (a few light
Umbrella Ink, America, 1840 - 1860. scratches, primarily on one side, oth-
Medium to deep yellowish olive, erwise excellent). C#153. A desirable
8-sided umbrella form, sheared, tooled little inkwell, scarce mold, one of three
mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, 2 3/8” sizes known in this form.
ht. x 2 3/8” wide; (a little light exterior
wear, otherwise near mint). Similar to Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
C#141. Nice rich color with a bit of a
chartreuse tone.

Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

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Lot 113 Lot 117

Small, Teakettle Inkwell, America, or Lot of (2) “HARRISON’S /
possibly England, 1860 - 1880. Cobalt, COLUMBIAN / INK” Bottles,
teakettle form with eight cut and America, 1845 - 1860. Aqua-
polished flat panels; polished pontil marine and greenish aqua, both
and top with pen rest, original brass octagonal, sheared and inward
neck ring and hinged cap, ht. 1 ½”, rolled mouth and applied double
near mint; (tissue-paper-thin 1/8” flake collar, both with blowpipe
at edge of base, touch of light usage pontil scars, ht. 1 7/8” and 2 ½”
wear). Similar to C#1247, but having respectively, both virtually attic mint; (just a touch of typical light wear on the
additional pen rest. A lot of workman- rolled lip example; the little flared lip, pale green example is pristine, and a
ship in this one. Scarce small size. little gem of an ink). C#529, and C#534.

Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180 Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 114 Lot 118

Teakettle Inkwell, America, or possibly “HARRISON’S / COLUMBIAN / INK”
England, 1860 - 1880. Deep plum - “PATENT” (on shoulder) Master Ink,
amethyst, 8-sided, sheared mouth with America, 1845 - 1855. Aquamarine,
original hinged brass cover - smooth 12-sided, applied double collar - blow-
base, ht. 2”, near attic mint; (the bottle pipe pontil scar, ht. 5 ¾”, virtually attic
is virtually perfect; the original brass mint; (some minor, in-manufacture crazing
cap is detached, but fits snugly on top lines in the neck, not considered damage,
of the brass collar). Similar to C#1261. but noted for completeness). C#760,
Note; this example is a slightly unusual Faulkner p.68 - 70. A nice example,
mold variation having a very short scarce size.
spout (typically they are much more
elongated). Nice color, and complete Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
with original cap!
Lot 119
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
“HARRISON’S / COLUMBIAN / INK”
Lot 115 - “PATENT” (on shoulder) Master Ink,
America, 1845 - 1855. Aquamarine,
“WOOD’S / BLACK. INK / PORT- 12-sided, applied double collar - blowpipe
LAND.”, America, 1850 - 1860. Aqua- pontil scar, ht. 7 3/8”, very near mint; (a
marine, cone form, sheared, tooled, bubble at the edge of the base on the
and inward rolled mouth - blowpipe reverse, approx. 1” in length, has a tiny
pontil scar, ht. 2 ½”; (just a small trace disturbance in the cover glass that has al-
of very faint dullness near edge of lowed a little moisture, or haze, to occur; it
base, on reverse, otherwise a clean, is minor, the bottle is otherwise attic mint).
sparkling example). C#12; Faulkner C#761. Bold embossing, and a perfect
p.150. An always popular ink, this flared lip with no flaws, not easy to find on
example has a nice look, and a good these larger examples.
impression.
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
Lot 120
Lot 116
“WHITWELLS - SNUFF” Bottle (with
“G. &. R’s / AMERICAN / WRITING cork and partial, likely original, contents).
FLUID”, America, 1850 - 1860. Aqua- America, 1825 - 1835. Aquamarine,
marine, cone form, sheared and inward rectangular with a wide neck, sheared
rolled mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. and inward rolled lip - blowpipe pontil
2 ½”; (a small patch of minor exterior scar, ht. 2 ¾”, sparkling attic mint! A
dullness, primarily on the front, where rare little snuff bottle, we sold another
the bottle may have laid on it’s side in example in Auction 13, but prior to that,
a damp area, but does not appear to had not had the opportunity to see
be a dug bottle; a little dried residue on another in a very long time. Outstanding
the inside of the rolled lip, but no other “attic” condition!
form of damage, and otherwise very
near mint). C#10; Faulkner p.62. A Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
very scarce little ink, nicely whittled.

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

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Lot 121 Lot 125

“E ROOME / TROY / NEW YORK” “AMERICAN EAGLE / TOBACCO
Snuff Bottle (with original label and WORKS / DETROIT MICH” Tobacco
contents), New England, possibly a Jar, America, 1880 - 1895. Brilliant
Stoddard, NH glasshouse, 1845 – 1860. cobalt, barrel form, threaded and factory
Medium olive with a yellowish tone, rect- ground mouth, period zinc lid with wire
angular with beveled corners, sheared bail - smooth base, ht. 7 3/8”, per-
and outward flared mouth - blowpipe fect. A very rare tobacco jar, generally
pontil scar, ht. 4 ¼”, virtually attic mint; considered the most desirable of all the
(a pinhead flake at edge of mouth; label tobacco jars, and the only known jar to
is approx. 98% complete but with some come in cobalt. A piece that certainly
fading and discoloration). An outstand- stands out on a shelf! Provenance:
ing example, strongly embossed, very Ex: Mike Henness, Bill Pollard, Howard
rare with label and contents. Crowe collections.

Est.: $1,000 - $1,500 • Min. bid: $500 Est.: $3,000 - $5,000 • Min. bid: $1,500

Lot 122 Lot 126

“F” (debossed on base), Snuff Jar, “GLOBE / TOBACCO COMPANY / DE-
New England, probably a Stoddard TROIT / PAT OCT 10TH 1882” Tobacco
New Hampshire glasshouse, 1842 - Jar, America, 1882 - 1995. Clear yellow,
1860. Yellowish olive amber, almost an almost straw tone, barrel form, threaded
olive yellow near the shoulders, rect- and factory ground mouth with original
angular with beveled corners, sheared, metal closure, wire bail and wooden
slightly flared mouth - blowpipe pontil handle - smooth base, Qt, near attic mint;
scar, large “F” debossed in the base, (original closure is very solid with only
ht. 4 1/8”, near mint; (a touch of typical very minor surface corrosion or “patina”;
faint exterior wear, otherwise perfect). jar is perfect with a touch of normal flak-
A scarce mold, believed to be the prod- ing from the factory grinding). This is the
uct of a Stoddard glasshouse. scarcer mold without the “WINDSOR”
embossing.
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60
Lot 123
Lot 127
Lot of (2), Early Snuff Jars, possibly
Saratoga Mountain Glass Works, Mt. “SKILTON. FOOTE & CO’S / TRADE
Pleasant, NY, 1845 - 1860. Olive green MARK” / (Motif of Monument, Trees,
and olive amber, both rectangular with and Pickle Barrels) / “BUNKER HILL
beveled corners, sheared, slightly flared PICKLES” (with 99% complete, original
mouths - both with blowpipe pontil label), America, 1880 - 1895. Golden
scarred bases and debossed “Dots” honey amber, cylindrical, tooled square
on the base, ht. 4 1/8” each, both near collar - smooth base, ht. 8 1/8”, bottle
mint with just typical faint exterior is attic mint! Label has some staining,
wear. Note; bases of snuff jars with the and is faded, but still legible, and reads
debossed circles, or dots, have been in part, “MIXED PICKLES / FROM /
found during excavations of the Sara- SKILTON FOOTE & Co. / MANUFAC-
toga Mountain Glass Works site. TURERS / of / BUNKER HILL PICKLES”.

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60

Lot 124 Lot 128

Early, Dip Mold Utility, Spirits, or “W.D.S. / N.Y.” Fancy Pickle Jar,
Snuff Bottle, America, or possibly America, 1850 – 1860. Medium blue
Continental, 1780 - 1820. Clear, light green, square with narrow columned
olive in the shoulders, shading to a rich corners, flared neck with 12 lobed
olive near the base, square with domed panels, sheared mouth with small ring
shoulders, short neck with a tooled, type collar – iron pontil scar, ht. 7 1/8”;
thin flanged lip - sand type pontil (professionally cleaned to original luster
scar - ht. 7 3/8”; (a few, tissue-paper- with a little light exterior wear remain-
thin open surface bubbles, otherwise ing). Z p.386. Very similar in color to the
virtually mint!) See MW, plate 75, #11. example we sold in Auction #10. A very
A beautiful bottle, filled with bubbles attractive, scarce mold, with great color,
and character. Regardless of origin, a character, and eye-appeal.
fantastic, eye-appealing piece.
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $600 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $300

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Lot 129 Lot 133

“S J G” Cathedral Pickle Jar, Ameri- “ONE QUART / LIQUID / CARRIGAN’S
ca, 1860 - 1870. Aquamarine, square / NIAGARA / DAIRY CO.” / “REED”
with beveled corners, arched gothic Milk Bottle, F.E. Reed Glass Company,
panels, three with quatrefoil design Rochester, NY, 1928 - 1934. Bright yel-
and beaded trefoil motif, applied ring lowish lime green, cylindrical, rounded
collar - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8”, near ABM collar with seat for paper cap
mint; (a touch of scattered light residue - “A-34” on smooth base, Qt, virtually
that would almost certainly clean with attic mint; (only the slightest trace of
a bit of soap and water, to virtually attic light wear, otherwise perfect!) A very
mint condition). See Zumwalt, p.162. scarce and desirable bottle, outstanding
A very scarce, embossed pickle jar, condition.
outstanding condition.
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 130 Lot 134

Rare Design, Cathedral Pickle Jar, “ONE QUART / LIQUID / Langs /
America, 1850 - 1860. Aquamarine, CREAMERY / INC. / BUFFALO. N.Y.”
square, large 5-pointed STAR and / “REED” Milk Bottle, F.E. Reed Glass
Gothic designs on front panel with Company, Rochester, NY, 1928 - 1934.
different Gothic designs on each of the Yellowish lime green, cylindrical, rounded
remaining three panels, sheared mouth ABM collar with seat for paper cap - “L
with an applied ring collar - iron pontil A34” on smooth base, Qt; (a few scat-
scar, ht. 8 5/8”; (a little relatively minor tered light scratches, primarily on the
high point wear, and a 3/16” flake on reverse, otherwise very near mint).
one of the panel edges, otherwise
bright, clean, and virtually attic mint). Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
See Zumwalt, p.455. A rare jar, espe-
cially in this near attic condition.

Est.: $500 - $1,000 • Min. bid: $300

Lot 131 Lot 135

Lot of (2) Cathedral Food Bottles, “MASS. / R / SEAL / ONE QUART
America, 1855 - 1870. Peppersauce LIQUID / ALTA CREST FARMS / SPEN-
bottle is pale aquamarine, 6-sided CER. MASS.” / “REED” - (Motif of
with arched gothic panels, applied Steer’s Head) / “AHS” Milk Bottle, F.E.
blob collar with bevel - blowpipe pontil Reed Glass Co, Rochester, NY, 1929 -
scar, ht. 8 ¾; Pickle jar is deep green- 1934. Yellowish lime green, cylindrical
ish aqua, square with arched gothic cone form, rounded ABM collar with
panels, applied ring collar - smooth seat and “ALTA CREST FARM PROD-
base, ht. 11 5/8”. Both with a layer UCTS” paper cap - “PATENTED MAY
of faint haze or soot, otherwise near 28 1929 / No. 78628 / 34” on smooth
mint, and in “as found” condition, base, Qt, near mint; (a little very minor
fresh from a local estate in Western case wear). Another scarce example.
Mass, and need a little bath.
Est.: $500 - $700 • Min. bid: $300
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 132 Lot 136

Lot of (2), “D. MITCHELL’S / FLA- Lot of (2) Milk Bottles, “WECKERLE

VORING / EXTRACT / ROCHESTER” - WECKERLE” / “REED REG. B259 4

Bottles, America, 1855 - 1865. Both 1QT” (around heel), and “ONE QUART

are colorless with a slight smoky tint, / LIQUID / BRIGHTON / PLACE DAIRY

oval, sheared with inward rolled lips - / ROCHESTER, N.Y.” / “REED”, F.E.

blowpipe pontil scarred bases, ht. 5” Reed Glass Company, Rochester, NY,

and 5 ½”, both are near attic mint with 1928 - 1934. Both yellowish lime green,

just a touch of typical faint exterior cylindrical, ABM collars - “34” (on

wear). Note; the larger example is smooth bases), Qts; (“WECKERLE” is

embossed, “CHEMICAL / WORKS” virtually attic mint; “BRIGHTON DAIRY”

below, “ROCHESTER”; the smaller has some heavy scratches and wear).

example is strongly embossed, attic Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100
mint condition.
Pictured on this pageEs:t.(: $f1r7o5m- $27l5e•ftMitn.obidr:i$g10h0t) Lot 123, Lot 117, Lot 50, Lot 174 , Lot 173, Lot 23, Lot 78.

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Lot 137 Lot 141

“MEREDITH’S / DIAMOND CLUB” “WHARTON’S / WHISKEY / 1850 /
/ (Logo) / “PURE RYE / WHISKEY”, CHESTNUT GROVE” (within decora-
Miniature Jug Watch Fob, probably tive oval frame), America, 1860 - 1870.
Knowles, Taylor & Knowles, East Liv- Medium cobalt, teardrop form, applied
erpool, OH, 1891 - 1906. White glaze short tapered collar with bevel - smooth
with green lettering, gold bands around base, ht. 5 3/8”; (just a slight trace of
neck and lip - unmarked base, ht. 1 very faint interior haze, a bit of typical
1/8”, perfect. Scarce little advertising light exterior wear, and a tiny pinhead
piece designed as a watch fob, likely spot of roughness on the back edge
given as a promotional item with the of the lip, otherwise excellent). A nice
sale of their larger jugs of whiskey. example of this popular little flask.

Est.: $75 - $125 • Min. bid: $50 Est.: $250 - $350 • Min. bid: $150

Lot 138 Lot 142

“MEREDITH’S / DIAMOND CLUB” / Freeblown Applied Handle Chestnut
(Trade mark with Logo) / “PURE RYE Flask, America, probably Mid-Atlantic
/ WHISKEY. / EXPRESSLY FOR / ME- region, 1850 - 1860. Brilliant, medium
DICINAL USE / EAST LIVERPOOL, sapphire blue, flattened chestnut form
OHIO.” China Whiskey Jug, Knowles, with an applied handle, applied double
Taylor & Knowles, East Liverpool, OH, collared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht.
1891 - 1906. White china glaze with 8 5/8”; (a crack under the lower handle
attractive dark green lettering, gold attachment extends approximately 3/8”
band around lip - “K.T.&K / CHINA” above and below where the handle at-
(on base), ½ Pt, 4 ½”, virtually attic taches to the body). An eye-appealing,
mint! Scarce ½ pint size, outstanding stunning color, rare for a handled chest-
condition. nut bottle. Ex. Dr. Daniel Bennett Col.

Est.: $125 - $225 • Min. bid: $70 Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

Lot 139 Lot 143

“TIME TO TAKE A / DRINK” / (clock “WHITNEY GLASS WORKS GLASS-
face) Label Under Glass Canteen BORO N.J.” (on base), Whiskey Cylin-
Flask, America, 1890 - 1900. Clear der, Whitney Glass Works, 1860 - 1875.
with recessed glass label of clock face Clear medium yellow, almost a lemon
with roman numerals, threaded ground yellow, cylindrical, 3-pc. mold, applied
mouth with likely original, metal closure sloping collar with ring - smooth base,
- “US” debossed / “PATENT APPLIED “fifth”, ht. 11 3/8”, virtually attic mint;
FOR.” embossed, on reverse, ht. 5”; (just a touch of minor wear including a
(two large bruises on side of ground couple of small pinhead flakes near the
mouth, one is 5/8” x 3/8”, 2nd is ½” x base, otherwise pristine). Gorgeous
¼”). With cap on, bruises are almost color, lettering strongly embossed on
completely concealed, glass label is the base.
undamaged which is rare on these.
Est.: $100 - $175 • Min. bid: $60
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $100
Lot 144
Lot 140
“WEEKS GLASS WORKS” (on base),
Lot of (2), Barrel Whiskey Bottles, Whiskey Cylinder, South Stoddard
America, 1885 - 1895. “I. W. HARPER Glass Co., Stoddard, New Hampshire,
/ NELSON, CO. KY. / WHISKEY”, col- 1860 - 1873. Reddish golden amber,
orless, tooled sloping collar - smooth cylindrical, 3-pc. mold, applied sloping
base, ht. 4 1/8”; (a few 1/8”, likely collar with ring - smooth base, “fifth”,
in-making, annealing lines in the neck, ht. 11 1/8”, near mint; (just a trace of
otherwise perfect). “GREETINGS / faint wear and a little, very minor interior
THEODORE NETTER / 1232 MARKET residue, most of which would almost
ST. / PHILADA, PA.”, cobalt, tooled certainly wash out). A very scarce
sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 5 7/8”, Stoddard whiskey, nicely whittled, good
near mint; (some in-making mouth color, excellent condition.
roughness and a pinhead flake off one
of the barrel rings). Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

COLORFUL

CALABASHES

Lot 71 Lot 9

Lot 72

The “Calabash” form is probably a bit the more prolific glasshouses that produced bottle in her 1927 book, Early American
more varied than many collectors the calabash bottles. Most were blown Glass. The term of course relates to the
realize. Currently, the known during the golden age of figured flasks, resemblance in shape to a calabash, or
Calabash bottles span four different flask predominately the 1850s, to early 1860s. “bottle gourd”. It is certainly plausible,
groups (Portraits, Eagles, Masonics, and although purely conjecture, that the general
GXIII, the Pictorials). There are more than two It is unclear when the term, Calabash” first term may have been used by one of the early
dozen different designs, or mold variations, appeared as a descriptive term for these glasshouses that produced the bottles.
and literally dozens of different color bottles. Edwin Atlee Barber, in his book,
combinations. They were blown at numerous American Glassware, copyright 1900, This collection of Choice and Rare Calabash
glasshouses, both on the east coast and in mentions it in his suggested classification of Flasks has been carefully assembled by an
the Midwest. The Whitney Glass Works, in forms, as “Type IV, Calabash, or decanter, “old time” experienced collector having a
Glassboro, New Jersey, and the Ravenna, shape”. Subsequently, Rhea Mansfield great eye for the rare, unusual, or especially
Glass Works, in Ravenna, Ohio, were two of Knittle further discusses the “Calabash” attractive in color.

Lot 3

Lot 10 Lot 12

Lot 67

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Lot 145 Lot 149

“UDOLPHO WOLFE’S - SCHIEDAM - “UDOLPHO WOLFE’S - SCHIEDAM
AROMATIC / SCHNAPPS” (with 95% - AROMATIC / SCHNAPPS”, America,
complete original label and packaging), 1860 - 1870. Beautiful ginger-ale color-
America, 1858 - 1862. Medium olive, ation with some warmer apricot tones,
square with beveled corners, applied square with beveled corners, applied
sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9 ¾”; sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 8”, near
(the bottle is perfect, wrapper and label mint; (a little faint interior residue, or light
95 - 98% complete). An outstanding haze, that is not terribly noticeable and
piece, exceptional original condition, may wash out; a shallow pinhead open
extremely rare, the only example we bubble at base edge, otherwise perfect).
have seen in this color with label and Great color, excellent condition, a terrific
packaging. example.

Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300 Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 146 Lot 150

“UDOLPHO WOLFES - SCHIEDAM - “GRIFFITH HYATT & Co. / BALTIMORE”
AROMATIC / SCHNAPPS”, America, Handled Whiskey Jug, America, prob-
1860 - 1865. Bright yellowish olive, ably Baltimore Glass Works, 1850 - 1860.
almost an olive yellow, with a slight Bright golden with a slight apricot tone
amber tone, square with beveled cor- near the base, shading to light honey
ners, applied sloping collar with bevel through the mid-section, bulbous pear-
- smooth base, ht. 10”, virtually attic form body with an applied handle curled
mint; (a handful of tiny, shallow open at lower attachment, applied square
surface bubbles, otherwise perfect). collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 7 1/8”,
This example excels in character, — near mint; (a touch of fine exterior wear,
the glass being absolutely filled with primarily on the reverse, otherwise per-
tiny seed bubbles. Another special fect). Another pretty example, nice color,
example from an old-time collection. heavily whittled.

Est.: $250 - $400 • Min. bid: $140 Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $350

Lot 147 Lot 151

“UDOLPHO WOLFE’S - SCHIEDAM - “GRIFFITH HYATT & Co. / BALTI-
AROMATIC / SCHNAPPS”, America, MORE” Handled Whiskey Jug, America,
1855 - 1865. Yellowish olive amber, probably Baltimore Glass Works, 1850 -
square with beveled corners, applied 1860. Medium to deep honey coloration
sloping collar - iron pontil scar, ht. 9 with just a slight hint of an olive, bulbous
¾”, virtually attic mint; (an onion-skin- pear-form body with an applied handle
thin, pinhead bit of roughness on the curled at lower attachment, applied
edge of the lip, may be in-making, and square collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 7
a slight trace of faint wear, otherwise ¼”, near mint; (just a trace of light wear
perfect!) The majority of these have including a 1” faint scratch at the side,
been dug, but not this one. Clean as a near the mold seam). A nice example
whistle, nice color, much more scarce with good clarity, this example also
in the olive amber tone. being heavily whittled!

Est.: $125 - $250 • Min. bid: $80 Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300

Lot 148 Lot 152

“UDOLPHO WOLFES - SCHIEDAM “GRIFFITH HYATT & Co. / BALTI-
- AROMATIC / SCHNAPPS” (back- MORE” Handled Whiskey Jug, proba-
wards “S” in “Schnapps”), America, bly Baltimore Glass Works, 1850 - 1860.
1855 - 1865. Medium olive, square Deep yellowish olive amber, bulbous
with beveled corners, applied sloping pear-form body with an applied handle
collar with bevel - sand type pontil scar, curled at lower attachment with tooled
ht. 7 7/8”, virtually attic mint; (just the rigaree, applied ring collar - blowpipe
slightest wisp of faint light wear, other- pontil scar, ht. 7 1/8”, near mint; (a little
wise perfect). An extremely rare mold minor roughness along the top edge of
variant, - only a handful of the small the lip that you can feel, but is not easy
size “Udolpho’s” are known having the to see, and an 1/8” tissue-paper-thin
backwards “S”. open bubble on the reverse, otherwise
virtually attic mint. Rare color!
Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400
Est.: $800 - $1,400 • Min. bid: $500

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Lot 153 Lot 157

“A.M. BININGER & CO. / 19 BROAD OLD LONDON DOCK - GIN - A.M.
ST. / N.Y.” Figural Cannon Bar- BININGER & CO: / No. 19 BROAD ST
rel Whiskey, America, 1865 - 1875. N.Y.”, America, 1860 - 1875. Medium to
Golden amber through the body deep olive with a yellowish tone, square
shading to a light honey coloration in with beveled corners, applied sloping
the shoulders, figural cannon, sheared collar - smooth base, ht. 8”; (a small,
mouth - smooth base, ht. 12 ¼”, near 1/8” area of very minor, possibly in-
mint; (two small, pinhead bits of rough- manufacture, roughness on the edge of
ness on the sheared mouth; a couple the lip, some faint interior residue in the
of minor light scratches on reverse, lower half, otherwise virtually attic mint).
otherwise perfect). The bottle held Note; this is the scarce “small square”
“Great Gun Gin”. Ex. Sam Greer, Diane size. Ex. Diane Wheaton collection.
Wheaton collections.
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
Est.: $1,200 - $1,800 • Min. bid: $700
Lot 158
Lot 154
OLD LONDON DOCK - GIN. - A.M.
Bininger labeled, Freeblown Chest- BININGER & CO: / No. 19 BROAD ST
nut Flask, America, 1849 - 1860. N.Y.”, America, 1860 - 1875. Bright yel-
Honey amber with a very slight olive lowish olive, square with beveled corners,
tone, almost a butterscotch coloration, applied sloping collar - smooth base,
flattened chestnut form with an applied ht. 9 ¾”, attic mint! Note; a large period
handle, applied collar with ring - blow- after the word, GIN”. Ex. Diane Wheaton
pipe pontil scar, ht. 8 ¼”; (flask is near collection.
mint with light wear; label with faded
lettering, darkened from age). Label Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
reads; “OLD KENTUCKY BOURBON /
1849 RESERVE / A.M. BININGER & Co Lot 159
/ 338 BROADWAY”. Ex. Charles Gard-
ner; Diane Wheaton collections. OLD LONDON DOCK - GIN - A.M.
BININGER & Co. / No. 19 BROAD ST
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150 N.Y.”, America, 1860 - 1875. Golden
honey amber, square with beveled
Lot 155 corners, applied sloping collar - smooth
base, ht. 9 7/8”; (a ¼” flake at beveled
“BININGER’S / OLD KENTUCKEY edge near shoulder and a bit of dried
BOURBON, - 1849. RESERVE: / contents in the base, otherwise perfect).
DISTILLED IN 1848. - A.M. BININGER A bright, clean example. Note; “338”
& CO, / No. 19, BROAD ST, N.Y.”, peened out, replaced by “19”.
America, 1860 - 1870. Beautiful bright Ex. Diane Wheaton collection.
yellowish golden coloration, square
with beveled corners, applied sloping Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
collar - smooth base, ht. 9 ¾”, perfect!
A very scarce bottle, beautiful example, Lot 160
outstanding pristine condition. Prov-
enance: Ex. Sam Greer; Diane Wheaton “OLD LONDON DOCK - GIN - A.M.
collections. BININGER & Co. / No. 338 BROAD-
WAY.”, America, 1860 - 1875. Me-
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180 dium olive yellow, square with beveled
corners, applied sloping collar - smooth
Lot 156 base, ht. 9 5/8”; (a tiny potstone on the
inside surface of the glass has a 1/8”
“OLD LONDON DOCK - GIN - A.M. line through it, and some extremely faint
BININGER & Co, / No, 17 BROAD haze of “bloom” on one of the side pan-
ST” (with 98% complete original label), els that is barely noticeable, otherwise
America, 1860 - 1875. Yellowish olive perfect). Beautiful color, nice character
green, square with beveled corners, with several large bubbles. Ex. Diane
applied sloping collar - smooth base, Wheaton collection.
ht. 9 ¾”; (shallow, 1/8” flake at base
corner, otherwise perfect). Label reads Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
in part, “OLD LONDON DOCK / GIN. /
DESIGNED ESPECIALLY / AS A SAFE
& RELIABLE / Medicine / FOR FAMILY
USE”. Especially rare with original
label. Ex. Diane Wheaton collection.

Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300

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Lot 161 Lot 165

“BININGER’S / OLD DOMINION - “DISTILLED IN 1848. / OLD KEN-
WHEAT TONIC - A.M. BININGER & TUCKY / 1849 / RESERVE / BOUR-
Co / NO. 19 BROAD ST. N.Y.”, 1860 BON / A.M. BININGER & Co. / 19
- 1875. Brilliant yellowish honey col- BROAD ST. N.Y.”, America, 1850
oration, square with beveled corners, - 1860. Medium amber, barrel form,
applied sloping collar - smooth base, applied round double collar - blowpipe
ht. 9 7/8”, attic mint! Plenty of yellow- pontil scar, ht. 8”, near mint; (some
ish tone in this one. A beautiful, scarce light interior residue or very faint haze
color for the “WHEAT TONIC”, more in the lower half, barely noticeable, and
typically found in shades of green. just a trace of exterior wear, otherwise
Ex. Diane Wheaton collection. perfect). This is the smaller size barrel
with the 19 Broad St. address. Ex. Sam
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 Greer, Diane Wheaton collections.

Lot 162 Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

“BININGER’S / OLD DOMINION - Lot 166
WHEAT TONIC, - A.M. BININGER
& Co: / NO. 338 BROADWAY, N.Y.”, “DISTILLED IN 1848. / OLD KENTUCKY
1860 - 1875. Medium yellowish olive, / 1849 / RESERVE / BOURBON / A.M.
square with beveled corners, applied BININGER & Co. / 338 BROADWAY,
sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9 ¾”; N.Y.”, America, 1850 - 1860. Golden
(a pinhead flake at bottom edge of col- amber, barrel form, applied round double
lar; some very faint haze on the Wheat collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 7 7/8”,
Tonic panel, otherwise mint). Note; a sparkling attic mint! A great example,
large interior “bird swing” between two outstanding condition, this one being the
side panels. The Wheat Tonic mold is smaller size, and with the 338 Broadway
scarce with the 338 Broadway address. address. Ex. Diane Wheaton collection.
Ex. Diane Wheaton collection.
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
Lot 167
Lot 163
Figural Pineapple Bitters Bottle,
“A.M. BININGER & Co / No 375 America, 1855 - 1865. Honey color-
BROADWAY N.Y.”, America, 1863 ation, pineapple form, applied round
- 1870. Beautiful yellowish citron, double collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 8
square with beveled corners, applied ½”; (some overall interior haze that could
sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9 easily be professionally cleaned, if de-
¾”, virtually attic mint; (a shallow, 1/8” sired, and a touch of light wear including
sliver flake off side of lip, otherwise a ¼”, partially open surface bubble, but
pristine perfect). A scarce mold, rare, no other form of damage). R/H #P100.
eye-appealing color, excellent overall A scarce color for a pontiled pineapple.
condition. Ex. Sam Greer, Diane Whea- Also, this is the mold variant with a small
ton collections. oval peened out area in the label panel.

Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250 Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 164 Lot 168

“DISTILLED IN 1848. / OLD KEN- “J.C & Co” Figural Pineapple Bitters,
TUCKY / 1849 / RESERVE / BOUR- America, 1855 - 1865. Medium amber
BON / A.M. BININGER & Co. / 19 in the center, shading to deep amber in
BROAD ST N.Y.”, America, 1850 - the shoulder and base, pineapple form,
1860. Yellowish honey in the shoulders applied round double collar - heavy
shading to golden amber near the blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 8 ½”, very near
base, barrel form, applied round double mint; (a couple of tiny, barely noticeable,
collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 9 ¼”, pinprick areas of roughness on the top
near attic mint; (shallow, 1/8” flake at edge of the lip, and a touch of minor
base edge, otherwise perfect). This is exterior wear, otherwise perfect!) R/H
the larger of two available sizes, beauti- #P100. A very scarce, desirable mold,
ful color and condition. Ex. Sam Greer, more difficult to acquire than it’s cousin,
Diane Wheaton collections. the “W & Co” example.

Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600

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Lot 169 Lot 173

“BROWN’S / CELEBRATED / INDIAN “NATIONAL / BITTERS” - “PATENT
HERB BITTERS - PATENTED / FEB / 1867” (on base), America, 1867 -
11. / 1868”, America, 1868 - 1880. 1875. Apricot amber, figural ear of
Beautiful light honey, almost a pure corn, applied short tapered collar with
yellow from the chest up, shading to a ring - smooth base, ht. 12 3/8”; (several
golden honey from the feathers through small chips in the kernels of corn, rang-
the knees, Indian maiden, factory ing in size from an 1/8”, to less than a
ground mouth - smooth base, ht. 12 pinhead; and a little scattered exterior
1/8”; (a few flakes, 3/16” wide, or less, wear). R/H #N8. Because of the inher-
by 5/16” in length, or less, at edge of ently detailed mold, the chips do not
sheared mouth, some of which likely readily stand out; the bottle still displays
occurred in-manufacture, otherwise at- nicely. Scarce color.
tic mint!) R/H #B226. Gorgeous color!
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
Est.: $1,000 - $1,500 • Min. bid: $600
Lot 174
Lot 170
“MORNING” (STAR) “BITTERS” /
“BROWN’S / CELEBRATED / INDIAN “INCEPTUM 5869 - PATENTED / 5869”,
HERB BITTERS - PATENTED / 1868”, America, 1855 - 1865. Bright golden
America, 1868 - 1880. Medium golden amber, triangular form, applied sloping
amber shading to a honey color- collar - iron pontil scar, ht. 12 5/8”, pris-
ation through the arms, figural Indian tine perfect! R/H #M135. A bright, clean,
maiden, sheared and inward rolled lip - beautiful example, and nice with the iron
smooth base, ht. 12 1/8”, virtually attic pontil scarred base.
mint; (there is a ¾” surface bubble on
the shield that was never fully formed Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
during manufacture, that has a tiny bit
of surface roughness, but is superficial, Lot 175
and very minor). R/H #B225. A nice
example, and with a perfect rolled lip! “MORNING” (STAR) “BITTERS” /
“INCEPTUM 5869 - PATENTED /
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300 5869”, America, 1855 - 1865. Medium
amber, triangular form, applied sloping
Lot 171 collar - iron pontil scar, ht. 12 5/8”, near
mint; (just a bit of light, minor wear on
“BROWN’S / CELEBRATED / INDIAN the panel with diagonal ribbing, and a
HERB BITTERS - PATENTED / 1867”, trace of interior residue or very faint haze
America, 1867 - 1880. Rich, deep near the base, otherwise attic mint). R/H
amber with a chocolate tone, figural #M135. Another very clean, beautiful
Indian maiden, sheared and fire pol- example, this one also having a heavy
ished mouth - smooth base, ht. 12”; (a iron pontil scar.
¼” wide x ¼” long chip off back edge
of lip; some minor interior residue and Est.: $275 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
light exterior wear). R/H #B223. The
noted flake is on the back of the lip; the Lot 176
bottle displays as near mint. A good
dark example, deeper than most. “THE GREAT TONIC / CALDWELLS
/ HERB BITTERS”, America, 1855 -
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 1865. Golden amber, triangular form,
applied sloping collar - iron pontil scar,
Lot 172 ht. 12 5/8”; (a little minor exterior wear,
otherwise perfect). R/H #C8. A nice
“NATIONAL / BITTERS” - “PATENT / example, a little lighter in color than
1867” (on base), America, 1867 - 1875. normally found in this mold.
Beautiful light golden, almost a honey
coloration, figural ear of corn, applied Est.: $225 - $375 • Min. bid: $120
short tapered collar with ring - smooth
base, ht. 12 3/8”, perfect! R/H #N8. A
very pretty example, nice and light in
color, good clarity, outstanding condi-
tion. One of the great classics of the
figural bitters.

Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250

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Lot 177 Lot 181

“DR. - XX / LOVEGOOD’S - FAM- “E. DEXTER. LOVERIDGE / WAHOO
ILY - BITTRS”, America, 1865 - 1875. BITTERS - (motif of eagle) - E. DEX-
Medium amber, rectangular cabin form, TER. LOVERIDGE / WAHOO BITTERS
applied sloping collar - smooth base, - DWD - 1863 - XXX - PATD”, America,
ht. 9 1/8”; (some patchy interior residue 1863 - 1875. Golden amber shading to
and faint haze; a couple of paper-thin a honey yellow along the corners, semi-
open surface bubbles, but no other cabin, applied sloping collar - smooth
form of damage, and otherwise near base, ht. 9 7/8”; (a pinprick speck of
mint!) R/H #L125. A rare cabin, one roughness on the edge of the lip, and
that is certainly getting harder to find, a manufacturing imperfection, likely a
especially in this nice condition. bubble that was not fully formed, on a
side panel, mentioned for accuracy, but
Est.: $3,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $1,800 not considered damage). R/H #L126.

Lot 178 Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400

“HOLTZERMANN’S - PATENT / Lot 182
STOMACH / BITTERS”, America,
1865 - 1875. Light golden honey shad- “E. DEXTER. LOVERIDGE / WAHOO
ing to almost yellow in the roof peaks BITTERS - (motif of eagle) - E. DEX-
and along the corners, rectangular cab- TER. LOVERIDGE / WAHOO BITTERS
in form, applied sloping collar - smooth - DWD - 1863 - XXX - PATD” (with 85%
base, ht. 9 ½”, virtually attic mint; (just original front and back labels), America,
a touch of light wear and a tiny pinprick 1863 – 1875. Medium to deep yellowish
spot of roughness on the edge of the olive amber, semi-cabin, applied sloping
lip, otherwise pristine!) R/H #H155. collar with band - smooth base, pristine
Nice light color. A fresh discovery, and perfect! R/H #L126. A scarce and desir-
one that looks like it was sitting in a able color, extremely rare with original
cupboard for the last 140 years. labels. Exceptional label graphics, a
top-shelf piece!
Est.: $1,400 - $1,800 • Min. bid: $800
Est.: $3,000 - $5,000 • Min. bid: $1,800
Lot 179
Lot 183
“HOLTZERMANNS / PATENT /
STOMACH / BITTERS”, America, “E. DEXTER. LOVERIDGE / WAHOO
1885 - 1900. Medium amber with a bit BITTERS - (motif of eagle) - E. DEX-
of an orange tone, rectangular cabin TER. LOVERIDGE / WAHOO BITTERS
form, tooled sloping collar - smooth - DWD - 1863 - XXX - PATD”, 1863
base, ht. 9 ¾”; (a couple of tiny, pin- - 1875. Yellow olive with a citron tone,
head size flakes at the bottom of the semi-cabin, applied sloping collar with
roof edge, otherwise “out -of-the-mold” band - smooth base, ht. 10 ¼”; (some
pristine condition). RH #H154. Excep- light interior stain and exterior dullness;
tionally strong, bold embossing on this a tiny sandgrain on the inside surface of
example, which is often not the case. a side panel has a few thin “lines” but
they do not refract light). R/H #L126. An
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 extremely rare, possibly unique color for
a Loveridge Bitters.
Lot 180
Est.: $8,000 - $12,000 • Min. bid: $4,000
“BERKSHIRE. BITTERS -
AMANN & Co / CINCINNATI. Lot 184
O”, America, 1873 - 1880.
Medium to deep amber, shading “OLD / HOMESTEAD / WILD CHER-
to a slightly lighter golden color RY / BITTERS - PATENT”, America,
in the feet, figural pig form, 1865 - 1875. Medium to deep golden
applied square collar - smooth amber, cabin form, applied sloping col-
base, length 9 ¾”, girth approx. lar - smooth base, ht. 9 ½”; (a couple
11 ¼”; (just a bit of minor high point wear, a tiny pinhead flake on the inside of shallow 1/8” open surface bubbles;
edge of the lip, and a couple of small areas of minor, light interior residue that a little faint, patchy interior haze, but no
should easily wash out). R/H #B81.2. A nice example, not easy to find, this other form of damage). R/H #O37. Good
being the scarce “short - fat” variant. strength of embossing; the light patchy
interior haze is relatively minor, and could
Est.: $1,800 - $2,800 • Min. bid: $1,000 easily be cleaned with a day or two in the
tumbler, if desired.

Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

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Lot 185 Lot 189

“H.P. HERB / WILD / CHERRY / “GREELEY’S BOURBON / BITTERS”,
BITTERS / READING / PA - WILD America, 1860 - 1875. Light to medium
CHERRY / (motif of cherry tree) / copper topaz, barrel form, applied
BITTERS - BITTERS - BITTERS - square collar - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8”;
BITTERS - BITTERS”, America, 1875 (an 1/8” flake on side of square collar
- 1885. Light golden amber near the and just a touch of very minor light wear,
base shading to a honey tone near otherwise perfect). R/H #G101. Beauti-
the shoulders, cabin form with roped fully whittled, scarce color, nice clarity.
corners, applied sloping collar with Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $350
ring - smooth base, ht. 10”; (a shallow
1/8” open bubble near one of the roof Lot 190
corners, and a trace of very light wear).
R/H #H93. A bright, light example. “GREELEY’S BOURBON / BITTERS”,
America, 1860 - 1875. Apricot puce, bar-
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 rel form, applied square collar - smooth
base, ht. 9 1/8”, near mint; (a ¼” area of
Lot 186 minor, very fine lip edge roughness and
just the slightest trace of light wear, oth-
“S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTATION erwise perfect). R/H #G101. Great color,
/ X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862”, the bottle passes plenty of light through
America, 1862 - 1880. Bright yellowish the upper half, excellent overall condition.
honey coloration with a very slight olive Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300
tone, cabin form with 6 logs above
the label panel, applied sloping collar Lot 191
- smooth base, ht. 9 5/8”; (profession-
ally cleaned; a shallow dip along the “GREELEY’S - BOURBON WHISKEY
base edge may have been polished to / BITTERS. - GREELEY’S”, America,
remove a chip). R/H #D108. Attractive 1860 - 1875. Apricot, barrel form, ap-
color with plenty of yellow tones. plied square collar - smooth base, ht. 9
¼”; (professionally cleaned to original
Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180 luster and a shallow pinhead flake on
the back edge of the square collar). R/H
Lot 187 #G102. A nice color having no trace of
amber.
“DRAKES / PLANTATION / BITTERS Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
- PATENTED / 1869.”, America, 1869 -
1875. Beautiful medium golden amber, Lot 192
cabin form with 5 logs above the label
panel, applied sloping collar - smooth “BOURBON WHISKEY / BITTERS.”,
base, ht. 10”; (a small, pinhead bit of America, 1860 - 1875. Pinkish cop-
abrasion on one of the roof corners, a per, barrel form, applied square collar
trace of faint wear, otherwise very near - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8”; (a ¼”, shallow
mint). R/H #D109. Note, there is a bit open surface bubble on one of the rings,
of glass extrusion at one of the corner and a touch of typical, light exterior wear,
mold seams that occurred during man- otherwise perfect). R/H #B171. This
ufacture, and mentioned for accuracy, example is a cut above most. Outstand-
but is not considered damage). ing color, almost a dusty rose coloration,
a flawless square collar which is not easy
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 to find, loaded with bubbles and very
heavily whittled!
Lot 188 Est.: $1,200 - $1,800 • Min. bid: $600

Lot of (2), S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 /
PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PAT-
ENTED / 1862”, America, 1862 - 1880.
Golden amber and medium to deep
strawberry puce, both are cabin form
with 6 logs above the label panel, ap-
plied sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9
7/8”, both are near mint; (amber exam-
ple has a minor 1/8” sliver flake at edge
of lip; strawberry puce example has just
a bit of faint wear along edge of roof,
otherwise excellent). Both, R/H #D105.
Nice color on the puce example.

Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

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Lot 193 Lot 197

“HALL’S / BITTERS - E.E. HALL “UNCLE SAM’S / WILD CHERRY
NEW HAVEN / ESTABLISHED 1842”, BITTERS - UNCLE SAM’S / WILD
America, 1865 - 1875. Bright yellowish CHERRY BITTERS”, Yellowish lime
honey coloration, barrel form, applied green, square, tooled sloping collar -
square collar - smooth base, ht. 9 ½”; smooth base; (a 1 ¼” crack in the base
(a potstone with a little iridescence and and a ½” bruise at base corner; a minor
a couple of 1/8” legs, located about 1/8” flake in one of the side panels,
one inch above the “A” in “HALL’S”, small, hard to see 1/8” bruise in fluting).
and a tiny, pinprick bit of roughness R/H #U4. A great rarity, believed to
on the edge of the lip, otherwise mint). be one of only two, or possibly three,
R/H #H10. Despite the noted condition known. The bottle has not been cleaned
issue, it is a bright, clean, sparkling, and displays as virtually attic mint. A
example. great name, - beautiful and rare.

Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $100 Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $500

Lot 194 Lot 198

“DR C. W. ROBACKS / STOMACH “DR. LOWE’S / STOMACH BITTERS
BITTERS / CINCINNATI. O”, America, - THE / H.C. CHRISTY CO. / CLEVE-
1855 - 1865. Medium to deep amber, LAND, OHIO”, America, 1885 - 1895.
barrel form, applied sloping collar - Rich, medium lime green, square with
iron pontil scar, ht. 9 7/8”; (a couple fluted shoulders, tooled sloping collar
of chips, approximately ¼” and 1/8”, with ring - smooth base, ht. 9 ¼”, virtually
on the back edge of the lip; a pinhead attic mint; (just a trace of very faint exte-
flake on one of the rings near the base, rior wear, otherwise prefect). R/H #L116.
and a touch of minor exterior wear on Gorgeous color, outstanding condition, a
the reverse). R/H #R73. An old cork rare bitters believed to be the first offered
remains in the mouth, a bit of dried at auction in more than 10 years.
contents inside. A nice crude example,
heavily whittled. Est.: $600 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $350

Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100 Lot 199

Lot 195 “GEO. BENZ / & / SONS / APPETINE /
BITTERS / ST. PAUL, MINN”, America,
“SIMON’S CENTENNIAL BITTERS - 1897 - 1905. Medium to deep amber
TRADE MARK”, America, 1876 -1880. with some reddish tones in the lower
Aqua, bust of George Washington, half, square with an ornate scroll and
applied round double collar - smooth shell pattern, fluted shoulders, tooled
base, ht. 10 1/8”, virtually attic mint; sloping collar - “PAT./ NOV.23./ 1897”
(just a slight trace of typical, very minor on smooth base, ht. 7 7/8”, near mint;
wear, otherwise pristine perfect). R/H (a touch of minor light wear and some
#S110. A very historical bottle, pat- traces of faint milky swirl lines on the
ented December 14, 1875, by Bernard exterior, that are not terribly distracting,
Simon, of Scranton, Pa, and initially and would disappear with a very light
blown the following year to commemo- cleaning). R/H #A78.
rate the nations Centennial. Excellent
clarity and condition. Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300 Lot 200

Lot 196 “DR. LEIGHTON’S / PEPSIN /
STOMACH BITTERS”, America, 1880
“DR FLINT’S - QUAKER BITTERS” - 1895. Golden amber with an orange
(with complete original labels and con- tone, rectangular with concave corners
tents), America, 1870 - 1880. Aquama- and rounded sides, fluted neck, tooled
rine, rectangular with beveled corners, sloping collar with ring - smooth base, ht.
applied square collar - smooth base, 7 7/8”; (professionally cleaned to original
ht. 9 3/8”, bottle and all four labels are luster with just a touch of light wear re-
virtually perfect. R/H #F60. Ex. NCH maining and a bit of very faint dullness in
Auction 83, Lot 70. Exceptional and the shoulders, otherwise excellent). R/H
colorful graphic label showing a full-fig- #L68.7. Listed as “Very rare”, and be-
ure image of a Quaker physician hold- lieved to be one of only two, or possibly
ing a bottle. This is absolutely a “Finest three, known to exist.
possible example”. If you missed it the
first time, don’t miss it this time! Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

Est.: $2,000 - $4,000 • Min. bid: $1,000

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Lot 201 Lot 205

“KIMBALL’S / JAUNDICE - BIT- “CANNON’S - DYSPEPTIC - BIT-
TERS - TROY. N.H.”, a Stoddard, New TERS”, America, 1850 - 1860. Aqua-
Hampshire glasshouse, 1850 - 1860. marine, octagonal, applied square collar
Bright, light yellowish olive amber, - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 6”; (profes-
shading to an olive yellow in the shoul- sionally cleaned to original luster; a ½”
ders, rectangular with beveled corners chip from the edge, and underside, of
- applied sloping collar - iron pontil the square collar). An exciting fresh
scar, ht. 6 ¾”, near attic mint; (just a discovery and previously unknown
trace of very faint wear near the base mold, almost certainly from the W. M.
of the front panel, and a tiny, barely Cannon Medicine Co, Washington, D.C.
noticeable, pinprick bit of roughness Believed to be the first intact, pontiled
at edge of lip, otherwise perfect) R/H example known from this company.
#K42. A bright, clean, pretty example.
Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600
Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $500
Lot 206
Lot 202
“DR. BLAKES - AROMATIC / BITTERS
“JOHN / MOFFAT - PHOENIX / BIT- - NEW YORK”, America, 1845 - 1860.
TERS - PRICE $1,00 - NEW YORK”, Aquamarine, rectangular with beveled
America, 1840 - 1855. Yellowish olive, corners, applied sloping collar - blowpipe
rectangular with beveled corners, ap- pontil scar, ht. 7”, sparkling attic mint!
plied sloping collar - blowpipe pontil R/H #B120. Noted as “Scarce” in the
scar, ht. 5 5/8”, near mint; (a touch of Ring / Ham book, this example is about
typical, minor light wear and a pinhead as nice as you could hope to find, brilliant
bit of roughness at the edge of the glass and very boldly embossed.
applied collar). R/H #M112. A nice
example having excellent character, Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100
very crude glass, with seed bubbles
and impurities. Lot 207

Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300 “G.C. BLAKES. / ANTI. DESPEPTIC
/ BITTERS”, America, 1845 - 1860.
Lot 203 Aqua, oval, applied sloping collar -
blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 7”; (profession-
“JOHN MOFFAT - PHOENIX / BIT- ally cleaned to original luster with some
TERS - PRICE 1 DOLLAR - NEW scattered light scratches and exterior
YORK”, America, 1840 - 1850. Color- wear remaining, but no other form of
less, rectangular with beveled corners, damage). R/H #B119. As noted by Ring
outward folded mouth - blowpipe pontil / Ham, a very rare bitters, one that is
scar, ht. 5 ½”, near mint; (just a touch seldom offered for sale. In addition, this
of minor, very light exterior wear, oth- example has a blowpipe pontil scar; the
erwise perfect). R/H #M113. A scarce R/H book lists an iron pontil, as do the
colorless example that will definitely half-dozen recorded sales since 1989.
stand out, and is much more difficult to
acquire than the olive and amber toned Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250
examples.
Lot 208
Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $500
“CLARKE’S / COMPOUND MAN-
Lot 204 DRAKE / BITTERS”, America, 1875 -
1885. Aquamarine, oval, applied square
“DR WOOD’S - SARSAPARILLA / & / collar - smooth base, ht. 7 5/8”, virtually
WILD CHERRY - BITTERS”, America, attic mint; (just a touch of fine high point
1845 - 1855. Aquamarine, rectangular wear near the shoulder, otherwise per-
with wide beveled corners, applied fect). R/H #C151. Listed as “Rare”, and
sloping collar - blowpipe pontil scar, apparently the first example to come
ht. 8 ¾”; (a touch of very light exterior to market in more than 10 years. The
wear, otherwise virtually attic mint). bitters is from Walter Clarke and Son,
R/H #W151. A scarce pontiled bitters, Minot, Maine, who put out a number of
nicely whittled, clean, excellent condi- different medicines.
tion. Note; this example has an early
collector tag on the neck, likely from Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
the Gardner collection.

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

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Lot 209 Lot 213

“HART’S / STAR BITTERS” / (“1868” “CORWITZ - STOMACH BITTERS”,
inside motif of STAR with initials “O America, 1880 - 1890. Aquamarine,
B L P C” inside concentric circles) / square with beveled corners, tooled
“PHILADELPHIA / PA”, America, 1885 sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 7 ½”;
- 1895. Colorless with an amethys- (professionally cleaned to original luster
tine tint, stylized fish form, tooled ring with a couple of minor areas having a
collar - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8”; (lightly matte-type finish, or faint light haze,
cleaned to original luster and near mint remaining; and a few scattered open
condition; a potstone in the base with surface bubbles, but no other form of
a 3/16” line, otherwise excellent). R/H damage). R/H #C236. A scarce bitters,
#H58. A very scarce bitters, attractive the first to be offered at auction in a
with the light amethyst tone. number of years.

Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180 Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100

Lot 210 Lot 214

“GOLDEN / BITTERS - GEO. C. “DR F. FLESCHHUT’S - CELEBRATED /
HUBBEL & Co - GEO. C. HUBBLE & STOMACH BITTERS - LAPORTE. PA”,
Co”, America, 1865 - 1875. Brilliant America, 1870 - 1880. Bright, bluish
aquamarine, rectangular semi-cabin, aquamarine, square with beveled corners,
applied sloping double collar - smooth applied sloping collar - smooth base, ht.
base, ht. 9 7/8”, near mint; (just a trace 8 5/8”, sparkling attic mint! R/H #F54.
of minor wear including a couple of A rare bitters from a very small town in
onion-skin-thin, open surface bubbles northeastern, Pennsylvania. The bottle
and a tiny sandgrain on the reverse has has a great “look”, bright, clean, and
a barely visible, 1/16” line, otherwise, outstanding condition.
pristine). R/H #G63. A beautiful
example having excellent clarity, and Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $400
loaded with small seed bubbles.
Lot 215
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
“BECK’S - HERB BITTERS - YORK,
Lot 211 PA”, America, 1875 - 1885. Golden am-
ber with a slight orange tone, rectangu-
“WILLIAM ALLEN’S - CONGRESS lar with beveled corners, applied sloping
BITTERS”, America, 1865 - 1875. collar - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8”, near
Aquamarine, rectangular semi-cabin mint; (a touch of very minor wear). R/H
form, applied sloping collar - smooth #B-46. A scarce bitters, and a fresh pick
base, ht. 10 ¼”, near attic mint; (a from an estate near York, PA.
small potstone, on the inside surface
of the glass, has a couple of extreme- Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
ly tiny, less than 1/32” lines, barely
noticeable without magnification, Lot 216
otherwise, about as clean and perfect
as you could hope to find). R/H #A29. “DEUTENHOFFS / SWISS BITTERS -
A bright, clean, virtually “out-of-the- G. M. HEIDT / SAVANNAH GA”, Amer-
mold, sparkling example. ica, 1865 - 1875. Medium amber with a
slight orange tone, square with beveled
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100 corners, applied sloping collar - smooth
base, ht. 9 ¼”; (professionally cleaned
Lot 212 with some light exterior scratches and
wear remaining; a bit of patchy very faint
“MOULTON’S OLOROSO BITTERS / dullness, an 1/8” flake at edge of lip, and
TRADE MARK” / (motif of PINE- a 1” chip on the base). R/H #D55. The
APPLE), America, 1870 - 1880. Deep bottle displays well. Dug in Savannah
aquamarine, cylindrical with paneled and one of only two, or three known.
base and fluted shoulders, applied
sloping collar with ring - smooth base, Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $500
ht. 11 ¼”, near mint; (a little spotty,
very faint interior haze, some of which
may wash out, otherwise excellent).
R/H #M146. Nice strong embossing,
good depth of color.

Est.: $200 - $300 • Min. bid: $120

American Glass Gallery, Auction #15 • Closing November 17, 2015 PAGE 35

Lot 217 Lot 221

“DR LANGLEY’S / ROOT & HERB / “OSWEGO BITTERS / (STAR) 25¢
BITTERS / 99 UNION St. / BOSTON” (STAR)”, America, 1885 - 1895. Me-
(with 85% complete original label), dium golden amber, oval, tooled square
America, 1865 - 1875. Beautiful, light collar - smooth base, ht. 6 7/8”, perfect.
yellowish honey coloration, cylindrical, R/H #O93. Advertised as the “cheap-
applied square collar - smooth base, est and most efficatious medicine in the
ht. 6 7/8”; (a few tiny, pinprick spots of world”. A somewhat scarce bitters, out-
roughness on the inside edge of the lip, standing “attic found” condition. Note; a
otherwise attic mint!) R/H #L22. couple of early collector tags remain on
Fantastic color, very scarce in amber, the base.
and rare with the original label! Ad-
ditional hand-written label indicates, Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
“Rock & Rye”.
Lot 222
Est.: $700 - $900 • Min. bid: $400
“BIG / BILL / BEST / BITTERS - BIG
Lot 218 / BILL / BEST / BITTERS”, America,
1890 - 1905. Golden amber with an
“GERMAN HOP / BITTERS - DR. orange tone near the base, shading to
C.D. WARNER / READING, MICH. - a light honey in the shoulders, pyramid
WARNER - 1880 - WARNER - 1880”, form, tooled sloping collar with ring -
America, 1880 - 1890. Golden amber, smooth base, ht. 12”, near mint; (just
square with domed shoulders, tooled a trace of light wear and a bit of minor
sloping collar with ring - smooth base, interior residue or faint haze). R/H #B95.
ht. 9 ¾”; (a couple of tiny, pinhead The bitters is believed to be named for
open surface bubbles, otherwise spar- President Howard (Big Bill),Taft. See Bob
kling attic mint). R/H #G25. In fact, Strickhart’s bitters article, Antique Bottle
this example does look like it came & Glass Collector, August, 2013.
out of an attic, most have been dug. A
very rare bitters, outstanding condition! Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80

Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300 Lot 223

Lot 219 “ROHRER’S - EXPECTORAL / WILD /
CHERRY / TONIC - LANCASTER PA”,
“DR J. HOSTETTER’S / STOMACH America, 1855 - 1865. Bright golden
BITTERS”, America, probably a Pitts- amber with a bit of a honey tone, rectan-
burgh district glasshouse, 1860 - 1870. gular pyramid form with roped corners,
Deep olive (black glass), square with applied sloping collar with ring - iron
beveled corners, applied sloping collar pontil scar, ht. 10 ½”; (a very hard to
- smooth base, ht. 9 ½”; near mint; (a see, small 3/16” bruise on the back edge
touch of faint, very light exterior wear; of the lip, and just a trace of faint wear
and a nice crude lip with a bit of natural on the label panel, otherwise attic mint).
roughness, but no damage). R/H A clean, bright example, nice light color.
#H194. This is the larger size mold, in a
pure green, with no trace of amber, that Est.: $250 - $400 • Min. bid: $140
does not appear to be a dug example.
Lot 224
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
“ABL MYERS AM - ROCK ROSE -
Lot 220 NEW_HAVEN”, America, probably
1852 - 1856. Medium to deep blue
“CARMELITER / STOMACH BIT- green, rectangular with beveled corners,
TERS CO. / NEW YORK - SJ (mono- applied large blob collar - iron pontil
gram) / REGISTERED”, America, scar, ht. 9 3/8”, virtually attic mint; (a
1880 - 1890. Medium to deep yellow couple of tiny little ¼” surface scratches,
green, with a lime tone, square with otherwise pristine). N #465; Odell p.175.
beveled corners, applied sloping col- A big, beautiful, gutsy pontiled medicine,
lar - “WB” on smooth base, ht. 10”; exceptional example, nice deep color,
(some light overall faint haze, primarily outstanding condition. Ex. Charles B.
on the interior, and a bit of minor Gardner collection, illustrated, plate XVII.
exterior wear, but no other form of
damage). R/H #C54. A scarce bitters, Est.: $4,000 - $7,000 • Min. bid: $2,000
and a big splash of color.

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

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Lot 225 Lot 229

“HYATT’S - INFALLIBLE - LIFE “D.R. / CLARK / N. YORK” (motif of
BALSAM / N - Y”, America, 1850 - 3 links), America, 1850 - 1860. Rich
1860. Medium emerald with a slight deep emerald green, almost a forest
yellowish tone, “fat” rectangular form coloration, square with beveled corners,
- almost square, applied sloping collar applied sloping collar - iron pontil scar,
- iron pontil scar, ht. 9 5/8”, near mint; ht. 9”; (some light surface scratches,
(professionally cleaned to original luster primarily on the two side panels; a small
and near mint condition, with just a area of very minor lip edge roughness
little scattered, minor wear remaining). on the back that you can feel, but is not
A very rare variant, almost square in easy to see). An outstanding example,
form, with the heavy block letters. A beautiful rich color, excellent character
big, beautiful, impressive medicine, and condition. Provenance: Ex. Dr. Sam
with fully intact, heavy iron pontil. Greer collection.

Est.: $3,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $1,500 Est.: $2,500 - $4,500 • Min. bid: $1,500

Lot 226 Lot 230

“HYATT’S - INFALLIBLE - LIFE BAL- “Be careful to see - THE WORDS /
SAM / N - Y”, America, 1850 - 1860. Saml. Solomon, - LIVERPOOL. - Print-
Yellowish apple green, rectangular with ed in the - STAMP. - Cordial BALM / of
beveled corners, applied sloping collar GILEAD.” - “33s.- Contains 4 - 10s. 6d.
with ring - iron pontil scar, ht. 10 1/8”, Bottles.”, England, 1815 - 1830. Yellow-
sparkling attic mint. N #322. A bright, ish olive green, rectangular with beveled
crisp, example with nice clarity and corners, applied ring collar - sand type
character with some bubbles swirled pontil scar, ht. 6 7/8”; (some light exterior
through the neck area. A scarce pon- wear; a ¼” mouth chip). Extremely rare
tiled medicine, not easy to find in this and desirable, likely one of the earliest
condition. colored pontiled medicines. Ex. George
S. McKearin collection.
Est.: $800 - $1,400 • Min. bid: $500
Est.: $3,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $1800

Lot 227 Lot 231

“PIKE & OSGOOD / BOSTON “SWAIM’S - PANACEA - PHILADA”,
MASS - ALTERATIVE SYRUP”, New America, 1845 - 1860. Medium to deep
England, almost certainly an early bright yellowish green with an olive tone,
Stoddard glasshouse, 1845 - 1855. cylindrical with 12 indented panels,
Yellowish olive amber, rectangular applied sloping collar with bevel - sand
with beveled corners, applied sloping type pontil scar, ht. 7 5/8”; (just the
collar - sand type pontil scar, ht. 8 slightest trace of faint wear, other-
5/8”; (some minor exterior wear and a wise virtually attic mint). A good early
couple of thin, surface annealing lines, pontiled medicine, this one having nice
¾” or less, on one of the label pan- color, character, and condition.
els). Beautiful color, crude, whittled,
another very rare, classic pontiled Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
medicine.
Lot 232
Est.: $4,000 - $7,000 • Min. bid: $2,500
“SWAIM’S / VERMIFUGE” - PATENT
Lot 228 - DYSENTERY / CHOLERA MOR-
BUS / DYSPEPSIA & CC”, America,
“DR. SWETT’S / PANACEA - 1845 - 1860. Yellowish apple green,
EXETER N.H”, New England, prob- oval, applied short tapered collar with
ably an early Stoddard glasshouse, bevel - faint sand type pontil as is com-
1845 - 1855. Yellowish golden olive mon on the Swaim’s bottles, ht. 5 1/8”;
amber, rectangular with wide beveled (professionally cleaned to original luster
corners, applied sloping double collar with a bit of light wear remaining; some
- sand type pontil scar, ht. 8”; (a 3/8” crazing lines on the inside of the mouth).
iridescent bruise on the side shoulder, A scarce bottle, nice color, boldly em-
a bit of minor exterior wear, otherwise bossed. Per Odell, ads for this medicine
excellent). Very rare. One of the appeared as early as 1835.
highly desirable, iconic, New England
pontiled medicines. Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

Est.: $3,000 - $5,000 • Min. bid: $1,800

American Glass Gallery, Auction #15 • Closing November 17, 2015 PAGE 37

Lot 233 Lot 237

“O. NEILLS - CATHOLICON”, “OLD DR / J. TOWNSENDS - SAR-
America, 1845 - 1855. Light to me- SAPARILLA - NEW. YORK.”, America,
dium grass green, cylindrical with two 1850 - 1860. Clear, light-to-medium
indented panels, sheared lip with a bluish green with a slight emerald tone,
crudely applied ring type collar - blow- square with beveled corners, applied
pipe pontil scar, ht. 7 ½”; (some scat- sloping collar - iron pontil scar, ht. 9 ½”;
tered light exterior wear and scratches; (some scattered light high point wear,
a tiny, hard to see, hairline spider crack mostly on the label panel; some very
in shoulder). Extremely rare! This is light interior haze near the shoulders,
same example that sold through Glass some of which may wash out, otherwise
Works, Nov, 1990, and was unique at excellent). A little more of a greenish
that time. Probably an early Ohio medi- tone than Lot 236. Nice character and
cine. Unique, or possibly one of two. whittling.

Est.: $1,500 - $3,000 • Min. bid: $750 Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250

Lot 234 Lot 238

“DR TOWNSEND’S - SARSAPARILLA “OLD DR / J. TOWNSENDS - SARSA-
- ALBANY / N Y”, probably a New PARILLA - NEW YORK”, America, 1850
England glasshouse, 1845 - 1855. Bril- - 1860. Medium ice blue coloration,
liant light yellow olive, almost an olive square with beveled corners, applied
yellow near the shoulders, square with sloping collar - iron pontil scar, ht. 9 ½”;
beveled corners, applied sloping collar (lightly cleaned to original luster with just
- sand type pontil scar, ht. 9 ¾”, very a little scattered light wear remaining;
near mint; (just a trace of faint exterior minor pinhead flake on one of the bev-
wear, otherwise perfect!) A very scarce eled corners, shallow 1/8” sliver flake at
color for this bottle, most examples are base corner). The bottle displays near
much deeper in color (olive) with less mint, the noted condition issues are all
yellow tone. minor. Beautiful, scarce color.

Est.: $600 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $300 Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250

Lot 235 Lot 239

“DR TOWNSEND’S - SARSAPARILLA “OLD DR / J. TOWNSEND.S - SAR-
- ALBANY / N Y”, America, 1845 - SAPARILLA - NEW YORK”, America,
1860. Medium blue green, square 1860 - 1870. Bright yellowish emerald
with beveled corners, applied sloping green, square with beveled corners,
collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 9 ½”; applied sloping collar - smooth base, ht.
(professionally cleaned to original luster 9 ¾”; (professionally cleaned to original
with just a bit of minor wear remaining, luster and near mint condition; a minor,
primarily on the label panel, and a tiny ¾” light scratch on the label panel,
pinhead flake at base corner, otherwise otherwise very near mint). Beautiful
excellent). Note, the “S” in “Townsend” color and clarity, the bottle certainly ap-
is almost oversized. Nice with the pears as near mint. Note; there appears
blowpipe pontil scarred base. to be a small period after the “D” in
“Townsend”.
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100
Lot 236
Lot 240
“DR TOWNSENDS - SARSAPARILLA
- NEW. YORK.”, America, 1850 - 1860. “DR. TOWNSENDS - EXPECTORANT
Clear, light-to-medium blue green, / SYRUP”, America, 1845 - 1855. Light
square with beveled corners, applied aquamarine, rectangular with beveled
sloping collar - iron pontil scar, ht. 9 corners, applied sloping collar - blow-
¾”, near mint; (just a bit of typical, very pipe pontil scar, ht. 5 5/8”, virtually attic
light exterior wear). A great example, mint; (just a trace of very faint interior
nice clarity, condition, excellent charac- milkiness near the shoulder, otherwise
ter, heavily whittled. perfect!) See Odell, p.239. A very rare
pontiled medicine, the smaller of two
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 sizes, and believed to be one of only a
few examples known. Provenance: Ex.
Angelo Aiello collection.

Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250

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Lot 241 Lot 245

“Dr. WOODWORTH’S / SARSAPA- “LEWIS & FLETCHERS - NEW. VEG-
RILLA - BIRMINGHAM, CT”, America, ETABLE / COMPOUND - FRANKLIN
1850 - 1860. Aquamarine, rectangular IND” (with 75% original label), America,
with beveled corners, applied slop- 1850 - 1860. Rich, deep aquamarine,
ing collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. rectangular with beveled corners, ap-
10 1/8”; (a tiny, pinhead bit of rough- plied round collar with bevel - iron pontil
ness at base edge, otherwise virtu- scar, ht. 7 ¾”, virtually attic mint; (tiny,
ally attic mint). DeG #229. A bright, miniscule bit of roughness at base edge,
clean, example, outstanding condition, otherwise perfect). Very rare, perhaps as
impressive size! few as six examples known, and possi-
bly unique with label. A big, brilliant ex-
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 ample with nice character. Provenance:
Ex. Sam Greer collection.
Lot 242
Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800
“CANTRELL’S / COMPOUND /
MEDICATED - SYRUP OF / SAR- Lot 246
SAPARILLA / OR ANTISCORBUTIC
SYRUP - PHILADA”, America, 1845 “E.C. ALLEN / CONCENTRATED /
- 1855. Aquamarine, rectangular with ELECTRIC PAST - OR / ARABIAN
beveled corners, applied sloping col- PAIN / EXTRACTOR - LANCASTER
lar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 7/8”; / PA.”, America, 1845 - 1860. Clear,
(professionally cleaned to original luster light emerald green, square with bev-
with some minor ground lines remain- eled corners, sheared and inward rolled
ing; shallow 1/8” flake on top of lip, mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 3 1/8”,
otherwise excellent). Odell, p.46; DeG perfect! A very scarce to rare bottle,
#37. Extremely rare, believed to be one boldly embossed, with nice color, clarity,
of only five, or less, examples known. and condition.

Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250 Est.: $1,000 - $1,500 • Min. bid: $500

Lot 243 Lot 247

“CANTRELL’S / PECTORAL - OR “ELECTRICAL - FEBRIFUGE - A
- COUGH / SYRUP - PHILADEL- KENDALL & CO - NEW ORLEANS”,
PHIA”, America, 1850 - 1860. America, 1845 - 1855. Aquamarine,
Aquamarine, rectangular with narrow hexagonal, sheared and inward rolled
beveled corners, applied sloping mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 3 1/8”;
collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 6”, (a little interior residue, and a bit of spot-
near attic mint; (a tiny, pinprick bit of ty faint haze, otherwise perfect). Odell,
roughness at the bottom edge of the p.138. Very crude embossing, the “S”
applied collar, otherwise pristine!) A runs off the end of the panel. Extremely
beautiful, bright, sparkling example rare, and possibly unique. An example
with large lettering that is very boldly has not been offered at public auction in
embossed. An extremely rare bottle. almost 20 years.
Ex. Sam Greer collection.
Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
Lot 248
Lot 244
Label-only, “DR. BARRON’S / MAG-
“W. OCONNER’S - PURELY NETIC / PAIN DESTROYER / (image of
VEGETABLE / AGUE & FEVER - electrical apparatus) / JOHN MOORE,
NOSTRUM”, America, 1845 - 1855. Sole Proprietor, / WARREN, MASS. /
Aquamarine, rectangular with beveled Price, 37 1-2 Cents.”, Medicine Bottle,
corners, applied sloping collar - blow- America, 1850 - 1860. Aqua, 12-sided,
pipe pontil scar, ht. 6 ½”, near mint; applied square collar - blowpipe pontil
(some light interior content haze, pri- scar, ht. 5”, virtually attic mint; (tiny, pin-
marily in the beveled corners and one prick spec of roughness on the square
side panel). Few medicines are em- collar and some dried content residue,
bossed with the word, “NOSTRUM”. otherwise perfect). Outstanding condi-
Nicely whittled, and extremely rare, tion, wonderful graphics on the label.
one of two known examples.
Ex. Sam Greer collection #1336. Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60

Est.: $600 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $350

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Lot 249 Lot 253

“J. STARKWEATHER’S / HEPATIC “Dr. HOLMES’ - BALSAM. - PROV.
ELIXIR”, America, 1845 - 1855. Aqua- R.I.”, America, 1850 - 1860. Aquama-
marine, hexagonal, applied sloping rine, rectangular with beveled corners,
collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 6 3/8”, applied ring collar with bevel - blowpipe
attic mint. Note, there are some minor pontil scar, ht. 8 1/8”; (professionally
cooling lines in the neck that occurred cleaned to original luster and near mint
at the time of manufacture, but are not condition; a minor pontil flake that does
considered damage, and mentioned not extend to the base edge). A very
for completeness. Odell, p.226. A very rare, desirable, pontiled balsam, bright,
scarce bottle, bright, crisp, sparkling. clean, whittled, excellent overall
condition.
Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300
Lot 250
Lot 254
“GOODYEAR’S - BALM / of / LIFE -
NEW YORK”, America, 1850 - 1860. “BARCLAY’S / AMERICAN / BALSAM”,
Aquamarine, rectangular with beveled America, 1840 - 1855. Aquamarine,
corners, applied round collar with bevel rectangular with narrow beveled corners,
- blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 ½”; near crudely applied sloping collar with bevel
mint; (a very faint rainbow “Benicia” - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 ¾”; (a tiny,
type iridescence on the exterior, and hard to see, 1/8” hairline annealing crack
a little residue, or extremely faint haze in the side of the neck, otherwise perfect).
on the interior, some of which may An extremely rare, early balsam. A bright,
wash out, otherwise perfect). Very clean example, overall excellent condition
rare, believed to be one of only a few (note, was listed as “mint” in the Greer
examples known. A fresh find from a catalog). Odell, p.15. Ex. Sam Greer
Vermont home. collection, #196.

Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250 Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

Lot 251 Lot 255

“J.C. WADLEIGH - BEARS OIL.”, “HUNTER’S / PUL. BALSAM / or
America, 1845 - 1860. Aquamarine, COUGH SYRUP - J. CURTIS / PROP.
rectangular, applied sloping collar - TR / BANGOR ME”, America, 1845 -
blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 4 1/8”, near 1860. Aquamarine, rectangular with
mint; (just a bit of spotty light residue, beveled corners, tooled thin flanged lip
most of which would likely wash - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 6”, sparkling
out, otherwise perfect). Extremely attic mint! A crisp, clean, example with
rare, believed to be one of only two strong, bold embossing.
examples known. The first example
sold at auction in March, 2012, in a Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
grouping of rare “Bears Oil” bottles.
Lot 256
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300
“DR. J. BLACKMAN’S. - GENUINE -
Lot 252 HEALING - BALSAM”, America, 1845
- 1860. Colorless with a faint smoky tint,
“DR KENNEDY’S - MEDICAL / octagonal, sheared and inward rolled
DISCOVERY - ROXBURY, MASS”, mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 4 ½”,
America, 1845 - 1860. Rich aqua- perfect. Scarce size. A great example
marine, rectangular with beveled with crude, whittled, brilliant glass, out-
corners, applied sloping collar - standing condition! The colorless “flint”
blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 8 5/8”; (just glass is very eye-appealing, especially
a couple of traces of very faint, light with the nice character.
haze, otherwise virtually attic mint).
Great character, strong embossing. Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Provenance: Ex. Sam Greer collec-
tion, #997.

Est.: $100 - $175 • Min. bid: $50

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Lot 257 Lot 261

“CLARKE’S / GENESSEE - LINI- “J.R. ROWAND - PHILADA” (with
MENT / N. Y.”, America, 1845 - 1860. original advertising wrapper and virtually
Rich, deep bluish aqua, almost a light complete original label), America, 1845
Lockport blue-green, rectangular - 1856. Aqua, hexagonal, sheared and
with beveled corners, sheared and inward rolled mouth - blowpipe pontil
inward rolled mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 4”; (in “as found” condition with
scar, ht. 5 ¾”; (some minor exterior a bit of light interior residue; some attic-
scratches and light patchy dullness; type soot on the shoulder, otherwise,
a little interior residue and light haze, perfect). Odell, p.207. A scarce little
but no other form of damage). The bottle, especially so in this original state,
bottle would likely clean to near mint and completeness. Label reads in part,
with just a couple of days in the tum- “Dr. ROWAND’S / COMPOUND SYRUP
bler. Scarce in this deeper color. OF / BLACKBERRY ROOT.”.

Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $140 Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 258 Lot 262

“DR. J.M. ROBB’S - HIPPODROME “LOUDEN & Co’S - CHEROKEE - LINI-
/ LINIMENT”, America, 1845 - 1860. MENT - PHILAD.A”, America, 1845 -
Aquamarine, rectangular with bev- 1855. Light aquamarine, 12-sided, thin
eled corners, applied round collar with flanged lip - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5
bevel - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 1/8”, ¼”, near mint; (a couple of spots, 1/8 inch
perfect. Odell, p.201. A very scarce, to or less, of minor roughness on the edge
rare, pontiled medicine from Waynes- of the paper-thin, flanged lip, other-
ville, Ohio, with nice bold embossing wise sparkling attic mint). Odell, p.151.
and great eye-appeal. Ex. Angelo Strongly embossed, bright and clean, a
Aiello collection. great looking early Indian medicine bottle.

Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150 Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 259 Lot 263

“DR D JAYNE’ / LINIMENT. OR - “MRS. M.M. GARDNERS - INDIAN
COUNTER IRRITANT / PHILAD.A”, BALSAM / OF LIVERWORT”, America,
America, 1840 - 1855. Aquamarine, 1840 - 1855. Aquamarine, cylindrical,
rectangular with wide beveled cor- thin flanged lip - blowpipe pontil scar,
ners, sheared and inward rolled lip - ht. 5”; (lightly cleaned to original luster
blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5”, sparkling with just a bit of rainbow iridescence
mint! N #339, Odell, p.129. A bright, or “Benicia” effect on the top of the lip
crisp example, beautiful condition. and inside the neck, but no other form
One of numerous products put out by of damage). Odell, p.92. A crude bottle
this famous company. and early Indian medicine.

Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80 Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60

Lot 260 Lot 264

“DR. JACKSON’S / RHEUMATIC / “DR. WADSWORTH’S / VEGETABLE
LINIMENT / PHILAD.A”, America, / CROUP SYRUP”, America, 1845 -
1840 - 1855. Aquamarine, oval, 1855. Light aquamarine, cylindrical, thin
tooled thin flanged lip - blowpipe pon- flanged lip - blowpipe pontil scar, ht.
til scar, ht. 5 1/8”, virtually attic mint; 6”, near mint; (some light interior haze).
(a couple traces of very faint residue Note; nice character with a crescent
that would almost certainly wash out, shaped fold of glass, what some refer to
otherwise perfect!) Odell, p.127. A as a factory mold repair, being located
very rare, early medicine, and a “fresh at the side mold seam. Odell, p.247.
to the market” find. Nice with the per- A very scarce Rhode Island pontiled
fect, thin flanged lip. medicine.

Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180 Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100

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Lot 265 Lot 269

““CARTER’S” / ERIE”, America, 1850 “G.E. BRIGGS.” (with 75% complete,
- 1860. Aquamarine, oval, sheared original label), America, 1840 - 1850.
and inward rolled mouth - blowpipe Sapphire blue, rectangular with beveled
pontil scar, ht. 5”, virtually attic mint. A corners, sheared and inward rolled mouth
bright, crisp example, with good glass - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 6”, attic mint!
character, and very bold embossing. See DF, p.25. Likely an Ohio attribu-
Note; the oval mold is a very scarce tion for this bottle, possibly Chillicothe,
variant with only a handful of known or Zanesville. This is one of the original
examples. Provenance: Ex. Nick examples from a small cache that were
Direnzo collection. discovered near Cincinnati, in the mid-to-
late 1970’s. Now, quite rare, and seldom
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150 offered for sale! Label indicates to “apply
to hair and completely saturate”.
Lot 266
Est.: $1,400 - $2,200 • Min. bid: $800
“DOCTOR / P. HALLS - COUGH /
REMEDY”, America, 1845 - 1860. Lot 270
Aquamarine, square with beveled
corners, sheared and inward rolled “DR. D. JAYNES - LIQUID / HAIR DYE
mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 4 - No 1 - PHILA.”, America, 1845 - 1855.
7/8”, virtually attic mint! Odell, p. 103. Aquamarine, “fat” rectangular form,
Clean, bright, and sparkling, - a very almost square, tooled, thin flanged lip -
scarce pontiled “Remedy” from Erie, blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 3”; (a couple of
Pennsylvania. Provenance: Ex. Nick minor areas of faint, light exterior haze,
Direnzo collection. otherwise perfect). A great looking little
medicine, certainly one of the most
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80 attractive of the early hair dye bottles.
Very rare. Provenance: Ex. Sam Greer
Lot 267 collection.

“PORTERS - CURE OF PAIN - Est.: $250 - $400 • Min. bid: $150
BUNDYSBURG. O”, America, 1850
- 1860. Aquamarine, rectangular Lot 271
with beveled corners, applied round
double collar - blowpipe pontil scar, “DR. D. JAYNES / LIQUID / HAIR DYE
ht. 5”, very near mint; (slight trace - No 2”, America, 1845 - 1855. Aqua-
of faint light wear, otherwise excel- marine, rectangular, tooled, thin flanged
lent). Odell, p.193. A terrific example, lip - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 2 7/8”, vir-
scarce 5” variant, and with a nice tually attic mint; (just a wisp of extremely
crisp impression! faint, light haze, barely noticeable; a bit
of glass extrusion at the mold seam that,
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $200 of course, occurred during manufacture,
and is not considered damage, other-
Lot 268 wise perfect!) Another very rare bottle,
equally difficult to acquire as the “Jaynes
“CHINESE / LINIMENT - PRICE No. 1”. Ex. Sam Greer collection.
30 CTS.”, America, 1845 - 1855.
Colorless, oval, sheared and inward Est.: $250 - $400 • Min. bid: $150
rolled mouth - blowpipe pontil scar,
ht. 4 1/8”; (professionally cleaned Lot 272
to original luster with just a touch of
light exterior wear remaining near the “CHEWS - HAIR DYE - No 1”, America,
base). A very scarce bottle, put out 1845 - 1860. Aquamarine, rectangular,
by Geo. Coffeen of Blue Ball, Ohio almost square, sheared and inward
(near Cincinnati). rolled mouth - blowpipe pontil scar,
ht. 3 ½”; (the bottle display near mint,
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 although there are some light ground, or
etching lines, that swirled through the
glass). A crude little bottle, very rare,
and possibly from Philadelphia. See DF,
p.34; Odell, p. 49. Provenance: Ex. Sam
Greer collection, #354.

Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100

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Lot 273 Lot 277

“D. MITCHELL’S - TONIC FOR - THE “MRS S. A. ALLEN’S - WORLDS HAIR
HAIR - ROCHESTER N.Y.” (with partial / RESTORER - NEW YORK”, America,
original label), America, 1855 - 1865. 1865 - 1875. Dense ‘old amber’ color-
Colorless, rectangular with beveled ation, rectangular with beveled corners,
corners, applied double round collar applied round collar with bevel - smooth
- blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 6 ¼”, crisp, base, ht. 7 1/8”; (some very faint, light
sparkling, “out of the mold” pristine dullness, primarily on the front panel
condition. According to Don Fadely, only, but no other form of damage and is
David Mitchell was a perfumer in otherwise perfect). The light haze could
Rochester from 1859 - 1865. Also, see be easily cleaned, if desired. A very
Odell, p.169. A very rare bottle with scarce color for this bottle, much more
excellent brilliance and clarity. so than the amethyst and puce toned
examples.
Est.: $225 - $450 • Min. bid: $140
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
Lot 274
Lot 278
“S.S. SEELY - MORRIS’ / OTSEGO
COUNTY - NEW YORK” (with 98% “DR TEBBETTS’ - PHYSIOLOGICAL
original label), America, 1850 - 1860. / HAIR - REGENERATOR”, America,
Aquamarine, rectangular with beveled 1865 - 1875. Beautiful, deep amethyst,
corners, applied sloping collar - blow- rectangular with beveled corners, applied
pipe pontil scar, ht. 4 7/8”, perfect! A double ring collar - smooth base, ht. 7
scarce pontiled hair bottle from central ½”; (tiny, pinhead open bubble on reverse
New York, especially so with the panel edge, otherwise virtually attic mint).
original label. Label is darkened but DF, p.152. A great example in color and
still legible and reads in part, “THE / condition, just light enough to enjoy some
PREMIUM / LIQUID / FOR THE / HAIR of the outstanding color with normal
& SCALP”. backlighting or daylight.

Est.: $175 - $350 •Min. bid: $100 Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

Lot 275 Lot 279

“MRS S. A. ALLEN’S - WORLDS “SWISS RELIABLE HAIR RESTORER
HAIR / RESTORER - NEW YORK”, / A.F. GREENIG PROP. / PHILA. PA.”,
America, 1865 - 1875. Brilliant olive America, 1885 - 1895. Medium lime
yellow, rectangular with beveled cor- green, rectangular with beveled corners,
ners, applied round collar with bevel tooled square collar - smooth base, ht. 6
- smooth base, ht. 7 ¼”, pristine per- ¾”, virtually attic mint; (an 1/8” shallow
fect! See DF, pgs. 7-8. A spectacular flake at base edge; a touch of very minor
example in a very rare, eye-appealing residue near base corner). An unlisted,
color. Examples like this don’t come possibly unique hair bottle that is fresh
around very often, especially in this to the market and looks like it came out
fine condition. of an attic. Beautiful color, eye-appeal-
ing, well embossed, and extremely rare.
Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 276 Lot 280

“MRS S. A. ALLEN’S - WORLD’S “JOHN & CRAMER / No. 320 RACE St.
HAIR / RESTORER - 355 BROOME / PHILADA.” Apothecary Bottle, 1861 -
ST / NEW YORK.”, America, 1865 1866. Deep plum purple, cylindrical, ap-
- 1875. Deep plum amethyst, rect- plied square collar - smooth base, ht. 3
angular with beveled corners, tooled 5/8”; (the bottle has been lightly cleaned
thin flanged lip - smooth base, ht. 7 to original luster and display near attic
1/8”; (just a bit of minor roughness, mint). Recently discovered not far from
likely open bubbles, on the inside the location of the original apothecary
edge of the lip, otherwise sparkling shop! City directories list John & Cra-
attic mint!) A scarce mold with the mer, as “Apothecaries & Chemists”, 320
street address, and light enough to Race, from 1861 - 1866. Extremely rare,
see some color in normal daylight. possibly unique.

Est.: $225 - $450 • Min. bid: $150 Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180

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Lot 281 Lot 285

“L.Q.C. WISHART’S - PINE TREE / “TIPPECANOE” / (CANOE) / “H.H.
TAR CORDIAL. / PHILA - PATENT” / WARNER & Co”, America, 1883 - 1890.
(PINE TREE) / “1859”, America, 1865 Light golden, almost a honey tone,
- 1875. Medium to deep bluish green, highly detailed figural log, large applied
square with beveled corners, applied “mushroom” type mouth - “PAT NOV.
sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9 20. 83 / ROCHESTER N.Y.” (on smooth
3/8”; (some scattered faint scratches base), ht. 9 1/8”, perfect! A very pretty
and light exterior wear, most of which example, much nicer than most, crisp,
is not terribly noticeable or distracting, clean, with virtually no exterior wear.
otherwise excellent). A comparatively
scarce color for this mold, which hap- Est.: $125 - $175 • Min. bid: $70
pens to be virtually identical to the
yellowish emerald example. Lot 286

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 “SPARKS / KIDNEY & LIVER / CURE
/ TRADE MARK / (Bust of Man) /
Lot 282 PERFECT HEALTH / CAMDEN, N.J.”,
America, 1885 - 1895. Bright golden
“L.Q.C. WISHART’S - PINE TREE / amber shading to virtually yellow along
TAR CORDIAL. / PHILA - PATENT” / one of the sides, oval, tooled blob col-
(PINE TREE) / “1859”, America, 1865 - lar - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8”, virtually
1875. Yellowish emerald green, square attic mint! BA1 #164. An outstanding,
with beveled corners, applied sloping top-shelf example of this very rare and
collar - smooth base, ht. 9 5/8”, near desirable, pictorial cure. Bold embossing,
attic mint; (just a touch of typical, very good color, excellent condition.
light exterior wear, otherwise perfect).
A very clean example, nice color, excel- Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid. $500
lent condition. A well detailed tree on
this mold and a lot of bottle for the Lot 287
money.
“PRIMLEY’S / IRON & / WAHOO /
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 TONIC - JONES & PRIMLEY Co /
ELKHART. IND.”, Midwest, possibly
Lot 283 Fairmount Glass Co, Fairmount, Indiana,
1889 -1895. Beautiful yellowish honey
“VAUGHN’S - VEGETABLE / LITH- coloration with a strong olive tone,
ONTRIPTIC / MIXTURE - BUFFA- square with beveled corners, applied
LO”, America, 1860 - 1870. Brilliant sloping collar with ring - “F.G MFG. Co”
aquamarine, square with beveled cor- (on smooth base), ht. 8 ½”, “out of the
ners and domed shoulders, applied mold”, pristine perfect! A relatively com-
sloping collar - early smooth base, ht. mon mold in an uncommon, attractive
8”; (just a bit of typical minor exterior color, and pristine condition.
wear, and a very slight trace of faint
interior milkiness in the shoulders, Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
barely noticeable, otherwise pristine
perfect). A bright, sparkling, example Lot 288
with plenty of eye-appeal.
“THE GREAT INDIAN REMEDY -
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180 KA : TON : KA”, America, 1885 - 1900.
Clear, medium yellow coloration with a
Lot 284 honey tone through the base, rectangu-
lar with beveled corners, tooled sloping
“G.W. MERCHANT / CHEMIST / collar - smooth base, ht. 8 5/8”, very
LOCKPORT / N. Y”, probably Lock- near mint; (some minor interior residue,
port Glass Works, Lockport, NY, 1860 or faint light haze, some of which would
- 1870. Light to medium blue green, almost certainly wash out, and a couple
almost a teal tone, cylindrical, applied of light scratches on the reverse, oth-
sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 7”; erwise perfect!) Put out by the Oregon
(a tiny area of lip edge roughness, Indian Medicine Co. A gorgeous, rare
probably in-manufacture, otherwise color for this bottle.
perfect). Outstanding character, heav-
ily whittled, and the glass is absolutely Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
filled with tiny seed bubbles. In addi-
tion, extremely bold embossing. Note:
no period after “Y”, in “N.Y”.

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

PAGE 44 American Glass Gallery, Auction #15 • Closing November 17, 2015

Lot 289 Lot 293

“INDIAN / SARSAPARILLA - J.J. “SARATOGA. N.Y” Wide Mouth Salt
MACK & CO. - (motif of full standing Jar, probably a New York State glass-
Indian) - SAN FRANCISCO, CAL.”, house, possibly Saratoga Mountain
America, 1885 - 1895. Aquamarine, Glassworks, Mt. Pleasant, 1855 - 1861.
rectangular with beveled corners - Medium to deep olive green, cylindri-
tooled round double collar - smooth cal, 3-pc. mold, heavy applied rolled
base, ht. 9 1/8”, virtually attic mint; mouth - early smooth base, Qt, ht. 8
(just the slightest trace of very faint 1/8”, virtually attic mint; (just a trace
interior milkiness, barely noticeable, in of very light exterior wear, otherwise per-
the shoulders, otherwise perfect!) DeG fect!) T# E-1:B. A very rare, desirable,
#110. A very scarce pictorial sarsapa- and crude salt jar, full of seed bubbles!
rilla, especially in this clean, sparkling Provenance: Ex. Zimmerman collection;
condition. Robert Pattridge collection.

Est.: $250 - $400 • Min. bid: $140 Est.: $3,500 - $5,500 • Min. bid: $2,000

Lot 290 Lot 294

“POISON” / (motif of STAR / SKULL / “LYNCH & CLARKE / NEW YORK”, pos-
CROSSBONES / STAR) / “POISON”, sibly New England Glass Bottle Company,
America, 1890 - 1905. Yellowish honey Cambridge, MA, 1823 - 1833. Rich, deep
amber, oval with an overall lattice or olive amber, cylindrical, applied sloping
diamond pattern, tooled ring type collar collar with bevel - sand type pontil scar,
- “S & D” (on smooth base), ht. 4 ½”, Pt; (some relatively minor exterior wear
sparkling attic mint! KO-1. A scarce and a bit of interior residue that would
mold with bold embossing, nice color, very likely wash out, otherwise perfect).
outstanding condition. T# C-2:B. Note; the “&” is more similar to
type 1; the “W” similar to type 2. A great
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $140 example, very heavy, thick glass.

Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

Lot 291 Lot 295

Motif of Large Wasp / “M P” Poison “JOHN CLARKE - NEW_YORK”, prob-
Bottle, England, 1885 - 1900. Cobalt, ably Mt. Vernon Glass Works, Vernon,
flattened ovoid form with an elon- New York, 1835 - 1844. Medium yel-
gated neck, tooled square collar - lowish olive in the shoulders shading to
smooth base, ht. 5 5/8”; (a 3/16” chip a deep olive near the base, cylindrical,
on the edge of the lip, at the side, and 3-pc. mold, applied sloping double col-
just a touch of very minor wear, other- lar - sand type pontil scar, Qt, near mint;
wise excellent). A rare and desirable (just a touch of very minor, light exterior
poison, or “bug bottle”, that is seldom wear, otherwise perfect!) T# C-4:B,
offered for sale. Here is one that very type 2. A beautiful example in “un-dug”
few collectors have, and would cer- condition, and a little lighter than some
tainly stand out in a crowd. through the shoulders.

Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $140 Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot ??? Lot 292 Lot ??? Lot 296

Lot of (2), “MELVIN & BADGER Lot of (2), Mineral Water Bottles,
probably New York, possibly Saratoga
M/ AAPSOST.”HPEoCisAoRnIEBSot/tBlLeOso,StCT?aOr?Nr-?L, owrey Mountain Glassworks, 1850 - 1866.
“CLARKE & WHITE / NEW YORK.”,
Glass Co, Baltimore, MD, 1889 - and “CLARKE & WHITE / C / NEW
1900. Medium, and deep cobalt blue, YORK.”. Both are shades of deep olive
both are irregular “hex” form with green, cylindrical with applied sloping
tooled square collars - “C L G CO / double collar - smooth base, Pt; (both
PATENT APPLIED FOR”, on smooth with just a wisp of faint wear, otherwise
bases, ht. 4” & 5” respectively, both
virtually attic mint! The sizes and perfect!). T#LCo-1t0:?C?,?type 1, & C-11:C,
shades of cobalt compliment one
another nicely. type 2. Both with outstanding character,
frothy glass, and filled with tiny bubbles.
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80

American Glass Gallery, Auction #15 • Closing November 17, 2015 PAGE 49

Lot 297 Lot 301

“GARDNER & LANDON / SHARON / “HIGHROCK CONGRESS SPRING” /
SULPHUR WATER”, probably a New (Motif of Rock) / “C&W / SARATOGA
York state glasshouse, 1850 - 1860. NY”, America, 1865 - 1873. Yellowish
Bright, medium to deep yellowish olive with a bit of a lime tone, cylindrical,
olive, cylindrical, applied sloping collar applied sloping double collar - smooth
with bevel - sand type pontil scar, Qt, base, Pt, near mint; (a tiny, barely
perfect! T# N-29:A. A great example noticeable, pinprick bit of roughness
with nice clarity to the glass, bubbly, at edge of lip and a little light exterior
crude, whittled, and in pristine, attic- wear). T# S-37:B. Attractive color, nice
mint condition. Another rare bottle that example. Provenance: Ex. Dr. Burton
does not come around often, especially Spiller collection (#335).
in this nice condition.
Est.: $200 - $300 •Min. bid: $120
Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800
Lot 302
Lot 298
“HIGHROCK CONGRESS SPRING” /
“ALBERGH / A / SPRINGS. VT.”, (Motif of Rock) / “C&W / SARATOGA
probably a Stoddard, New Hampshire N.Y.”, America, 1865 - 1873. Beauti-
glasshouse, 1860 - 1873. Beautiful, ful, yellowish “old amber” coloration,
golden honey coloration, cylindrical, cylindrical, applied sloping double collar -
applied sloping collar with bevel - smooth base, Pt, virtually attic mint; (just
smooth base, Qt, sparking attic mint; the slightest trace of faint exterior wear,
(just the slightest trace of light wear, otherwise perfect). T# S-37:B. Bold em-
otherwise out-of-the-mold, pristine bossing, nicely whittled, good color.
condition). T# V-2. This is the mis-
spelled variant, and quite a rare bottle. Est.: $200 - $300 • Min. bid: $120
Rich, “syrupy” color, outstanding
condition, it will likely be a while before Lot 303
another one this nice comes along.
Lot of (2), Mineral Water Bottles,
Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600 America, 1855 - 1870. “HATHORN
SPRING / SARATOGA. N.Y”, and “G.W.
Lot 299 WESTON & Co / SARATOGA / N.Y.”.
Medium emerald, and deep yellowish
“CONGRESS & EMPIRE SPRING olive, both are cylindrical with applied
CO / E / SARATOGA. N.Y.”, America, sloping double collar - smooth base, Qt;
1865 - 1875. Deep yellowish honey (both virtually attic mint, - the “Weston”
amber, cylindrical, applied sloping has some scattered, pinhead open
double collar - “2” (on smooth base), surface bubbles, otherwise perfect).
Qt; (just the slightest trace of typical T# S-33:A, type II, & T# E-3:A, type 2.
faint exterior wear, otherwise attic Both great examples, the “Weston” is
mint!) T# E-6:A. A great example, absolutely loaded with bubbles!
outstanding condition, attractive color,
scarce mold. Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100

Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180 Lot 304

Lot 300 “D. A. KNOWLTON / SARATOGA.
/ N.Y.”, America, possibly Saratoga
“HIGHROCK CONGRESS SPRING” Mountain Glass Works, Mt. Pleasant, NY,
/ (Motif of Rock) / “C&W / SARA- 1861 – 1863. Deep olive with a strong
TOGA N.Y.”, America, 1865 - 1873. emerald tone, cylindrical, applied slop-
Bright yellow green, cylindrical, ap- ing collar with bevel – smooth base, Qt.,
plied sloping double collar - smooth virtually attic mint; (a few tiny, pinhead
base, Qt, near mint; (shallow 3/16” open surface bubbles). T# E-5:B. Abso-
flake on the inside edge of the mouth, lutely filled with tiny seed bubbles. This
and just a trace of typical, very light example also has a bit more of an em-
wear, otherwise perfect). T# S-37:A. erald tone than most. The company was
A nice example, very attractive color. only in business for about 2-3 years.

Est. $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100 Est.: $80 - $140 • Min. bid: $50

PAGE 50 American Glass Gallery, Auction #15 • Closing November 17, 2015

Lot 305 Lot 309

“MASSENA SPRING” / (monogram) “BOUGTON - & CHASE - ROCHES-
/ “WATER”, New England, probably TER. N.Y - BOTTLES - REGISTERED
Lyndeborough Glass Works, Lynde- - ACCORDING - TO. LAW”, America,
borough, NH, 1867 - 1880. Bright teal 1850 - 1860. Sapphire blue, 10-sided,
blue, cylindrical, applied sloping collar cone shoulders, applied heavy sloping
with bevel - smooth base, Qt; (profes- collar - iron pontil scar, Pt, 8”; (profes-
sionally cleaned with some minor light sionally cleaned with some scattered
scratches remaining on the reverse). light wear remaining; a minor 1/8” flake
T# N-22. Beautiful color. at edge of lip and a ¼” flake at bottom
edge of collar). Extremely rare, one of
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100 four examples known. A select example
of one of the more desirable “Flavored
Lot 306 Beers” from Western, NY.

“OAK ORCHARD / ACID SPRINGS Est.: $2,000 - $4,000 • Min. bid: $1,200
- ADDRESS / G.W. MERCHANT /
LOCKPORT. N.Y.”, America, possibly Lot 310
Lockport Glassworks, 1865 - 1875.
Medium to deep, “Lockport” blue- “TAYLOR’S - BEST” Soda Water Bottle,
green, cylindrical, 3-piece mold, ap- America, 1850 - 1855. Sapphire blue,
plied sloping collar with bevel - smooth 6-sided tenpin form, applied sloping col-
base, Qt, near mint; (a few minor, very lar - iron pontil scar, ht. 8”; (professionally
light scratches and a bit of typical light cleaned with some typical light ground
exterior wear, otherwise excellent). wear remaining; a ½” iridescent bruise
T# N-24. Nice rich color, heavily from the top, and inside edge of the lip).
whittled. An extremely rare and desirable soda,
believed to have been blown follow-
Est.: $100 - $175 • Min. bid: $60 ing General Zachery Taylor’s successful
presidential campaign of 1848.

Est.: $1,500 - $3,000 • Min. bid: $800

Lot 307 Lot 311

“OAK. ORCHARD / ACID SPRINGS “SUPERIOR - SODA WATER -
- H.W. BOSTWICK / AGT No 574 / CHICAGO”, America, 1850 - 1860.
BROAD.WAY.NEW.YORK”, Lock- Aquamarine, 6-sided tenpin form, ap-
port Glass Works, 1865 - 1875. Rich plied sloping collar - iron pontil scar,
golden amber below the shoulders ht. 8 ¼”; (professionally cleaned to
shading to a dense amber through the original luster; a potstone on one of the
neck and base, cylindrical, applied unembossed panels with few ¼” legs,
sloping collar with ring - “GLASS. and a 3/8” crack in the side of the slop-
FROM. F. HITCHINS. FACTORY. ing collar). Despite the condition notes,
LOCKPORT. N.Y.” (on smooth base), the bottle is bright and clean, and still
Qt, perfect!. T# N-25:A (base type 1). displays nicely. An extremely rare
Crisp, very strong embossing, includ- Chicago soda.
ing the base!
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
Lot 312
Lot 308
“J. LAKE. / SCHENECTADY. N.Y.”,
“ARTESIAN WATER / LOUISVILLE America, 1850 - 1860. Sapphire blue,
/ KY. - DUPONT”, America, 1855 - tenpin form, applied blob collar - iron
1865. Dense amber, virtually black, pontil scar, ht. 7 ½”; (a little scattered
cylindrical with 12 arched panels light exterior wear, and a couple of shal-
around base, applied sloping collar low, 1/8” flakes on the lettering, other-
- red iron pontil scar, Pt; (profession- wise excellent). Nice clarity and color.
ally cleaned with a few open bubbles,
¼” or less, and a couple of scratches Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
remaining). T# M-5. A scarce mold,
nice with the red iron pontil scar.

Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250


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