Live Public Auction Sale

Auction Begins: Friday, August 24, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Preview: Wednesday, August 22nd & Thursday, August 23rd (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM), and Friday,
August 24th (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Please note the auction starts at 11:00 AM

Items include: Early American Glass, Bottles, Flasks, Colognes, Ink Bottles & Inkwells, Freeblown Items, Poison Bottles, Art Glass, Blown Three Mold, Barber Bottles, Sodas, Mineral Waters, Medicines, Figural Bottles, Miscellaneous Country Antiques, Butter Churn, Old Lawn Sprinklers, Clock, Oil Lamp Parts & Pieces, Blue Bottles, Advertising Items, Reference Books & Catalogs and More.

Items to be sold individually, in small groupings, and table lots.


1. Freeblown Chestnut Bottle; medium forest green, pontil scar, ht. 5 3/8 inches, fine condition.

2. Eagle - "Willington / Glass / Co" Historical Flask; yellow olive, half pint, GII-63, fine condition.

3. Umbrella Ink Bottle; deep vibrant cobalt blue, ht. 2 1/2 inches, imperfections on edge of mouth.

4. Black Glass Wine Bottle; deep olive green, pontil scar, ht. 11 inches, large fissure around lower body.

5. Lot Of Three Cologne Bottles; shades of cobalt blue, one is pontiled, ht. 2 3/8 inches, 6 1/2 inches and 7 5/8 inches, fine condition.

6. "Keen" - "P & W" Sunburst Flask; yellow olive, pontil scar, pint, GVIII-8, one oval panel has been polished smooth.

7. Lot Of Six Irregular Hex "Poison / Poison" Bottles; cobalt blue, ht. 3 3/8 inches to 6 1/4 inches, one has light exterior haze, others are in fine condition.

8. Soldier And "Balt. Md." - Dancer And "Chapman" Pictorial Flask; light blue green, pint, GXIII-11, blemish on edge of mouth.

9. Washington - Taylor Portrait Flask; medium puce, quart, GI-37, repair to mouth and imperfections on neck.

10. Two Medicine Bottles; "Dickey / Pioneer / 1850 / Chemist / S.F." and "C. Heimstreet & Co, / Troy N.Y.", shades of sapphire blue, ht. 5 1/2 inches and 7 inches, fine condition.

11. Two Umbrella Ink Bottles; yellow amber and yellow olive, ht. 2 3/8 inches and 2 5/8 inches, fine condition.

12. "F. Sherwood / Bridgeport / & New Haven" - "Union Glass Works / Philad.a" Soda Water Bottle; medium teal blue, iron pontil scar, ht. 7 inches, shallow blemish on edge of mouth.

13. "Lafayette" And Bust - Liberty Cap Portrait Flask; medium olive amber, pontil scar, pint, GI-85, minor blemish to right of bust.

14. Lot Of Three Barber Bottles; cranberry with opaque white swirls and shades of yellow green with enamel decorations, two are pontiled, ht. 7 1/2 inches, 7 3/4 inches and 9 inches, fine condition.

15. Two Blown Three Mold Decanters; colorless, pontil scars, pint and quart, GI-7, fine condition.

16. Lot Of Five Ink Bottles; four are embossed "Harrison's / Columbian / Ink", one is unembossed, aquamarine, blue green and cobalt blue, pontil scars, ht. 1 7/8 inches to 5 7/8 inches, all have imperfections.

17. Cone Ink Bottle; medium blue green, pontil scar, ht. 2 3/8 inches, fine condition.

18. Two Mineral Water Bottles; "Boyd & Beard / Mineral Water / B" - "Patent" and "Guilford Mineral / Spring Water / Guilford / VT.", shades of blue green, one is pontiled, ht. 6 5/8 inches and 9 1/2 inches, one has imperfections on mouth.

19. Two Cologne Bottles; plum amethyst and cobalt with amethyst tones, one is pontiled, ht. 6 3/4 inches and 8 1/4 inches, larger example has blemish on edge of base, other is in fine condition.

20. Double Eagle Historical Flask; brilliant golden yellow, pint, GII-118, blemish on edge of mouth with repair.

21. Loetz Type Art Glass Vase; deep yellow green with multicolor swirled decorations in a cast copper holder, ht. 11 1/4 inches, fine condition.

22. Lot Of Six "Carter's" Ink Bottles; four are cathedral form, two have cloverleaf designs, shades of cobalt blue, ht. 2 5/8 inches to 10 1/2 inches, three have labels, three have closures, fine condition.

23. Lot Of Three Ink Bottles; "Perine Guyot" and two blown three mold, olive green and shades of olive amber, pontil scars, ht. (2) 1 7/8 inches and 1 3/8 inches, GII-2 and GIII-29, one has blemishes on mouth, others are in fine condition.

24. Two Sealed Liquor Bottles; "P. Haering" and "(Star) / 1825", orange amber and olive green, ht. 8 3/4 inches and 9 inches, one has blemish on edge of base, other is in fine condition.

25. "Granite / Glass / Co" - "Stoddard / NH" Lettered Flask; medium olive amber, pint, GXV-7, fine condition.

26. Lot Of Four Cologne Bottles; shades of opaque robin's egg blue, three are pontiled, ht. 5 inches to 10 7/8 inches, fine condition.

27. "L.Q.C. Wishart's / Pine Tree / Tar Cordial / Phila / Patent / (Pine Tree) / 1859" Medicine Bottle; medium blue green, ht. 7 7/8 inches, fine condition.

28. Two Ink Bottles; teakettle form and 12 rib pattern molded covered jar, shades of cobalt blue, one is pontiled, ht. 2 inches and 2 1/4 inches, C #1066 and C #1257, teakettle has blemish on mouth, covered jar is in fine condition.

29. Two Blown Three Mold Decanters; colorless, pontil scars, pint and quart, GIII-19 and GIII-20, fine condition.

30. Lot Of Fifteen Bottles; "Wm A. Bacon / Ludlow. VT.", "Davids & Black New York", "Howe / & / Stevens / Family / Dye Colors", "T & M" - "T & M", labeled "Sweet Tinct. Rhubarb, / Prepared By / Wm. B. Blanding, / Apothecary, / No. 59 North Main Street,, / Providence." and ten unembossed, various colors, shapes and sizes, fourteen are pontiled, six have imperfections, others are in fine condition.

31. Lot Of Four Figural Bottles; "Something Good / In A Hogs" - "He Won't Squeal" figural pig, "Paperweight / From / Theodore Netter / Philadelphia" - "Compliments Of / The / Theodore Netter Distilling Co" figural pig, Uncle Sam figural bottle, and a frosted lady's leg figural bottle, colorless with two having an amethyst hue, one is pontiled, ht. 1 7/8 inches to 9 3/8 inches, fine condition.

32. Lot Of Three Blown Decanters; shades of cobalt blue, polished pontil scars, ht. 8 1/4 inches, 9 3/8 inches and 9 5/8 inches, fine condition.

33. Eagle And "Pittsburgh / PA" - Eagle Historical Flask; medium olive amber, pint, GII-106, fine condition.

34. Lot Of Twenty Two Cone Ink Bottles; one is shoulder embossed "Carter's", seven are base embossed "Carter's", one is base embossed "Sanford's", various colors and sizes, one cobalt example has blemish on mouth, others are in fine condition.

35. "Lowell / Railroad" And Horse And Cart - Eagle Historical Flask; medium olive amber, pontil scar, half pint, GV-10, fine condition.

36. Lot Of Four Poison Bottles; "The Owl Drug Co. / (Owl On Mortar And Pestle) / Poison", "Poison / Poison", "For / External / Use Only / Prescription / Reese Chem. Co / External / Use 4 Times Daily / Mfg. By / Reese Chem. Co / Cleveland / O.", and horizontally ribbed, shades of cobalt blue, ht. 2 1/4 inches to 5 1/2 inches, fine condition.

37. Two "Flora Temple / (Full Figure Of Horse) / Harness Trot 2.19 3/4" - Reverse Plain Handled Pictorial Flasks; bright apricot and smoky topaz, pints, GXIII-21, both have imperfections.

38. Lot Of Three Cone Ink Bottles; aquamarine, blue green and rich sapphire blue, pontil scars, ht. 2 1/4 inches, 2 3/8 and 2 1/2 inches, two examples have blemishes on mouth.

39. Two Sunburst Flasks; light blue green and medium to deep yellow green, pontil scars, pints, GVIII-1, both have imperfections.

40. Two Blown Three Mold Decanters; colorless, pontil scars, quarts, GI-27 and GI-29, one has light haze, other is in fine condition.

41. Lot Of Five Toilet Water Bottles; four are blown three mold, deep amethyst, sapphire blue and shades of cobalt blue, three are pontiled, ht. 5 3/8 inches to 6 1/2 inches, GI-3 Type 1, GI-3 Type 2, GI-7 Type 2, GI-7 Type 4, fine condition.

42. "Warner's / Safe / Nervine / (Safe) / Rochester. N.Y. / U.S.A. / London-England / Toronto-Canada" Medicine Bottle; orange amber, ht. 7 1/4 inches, fine condition.

43. Eagle And "Louisville KY / Glass Works" - Reverse Plain Historical Flask; aquamarine, quart, GII-35, imperfection on mouth.

44. Cathedral Sauce Bottle; aquamarine, ht. 9 3/8 inches, fine condition with a rare square collared mouth.

45. Lot Of Five Ink Bottles; "Blake & / Herring / N-Y.", "A. / Boyden / Indel / Ible / Ink", "Farley's / Ink", "S. Fine / Blk. Ink" and "S.I. / Comp.", amber, aquamarine, and shades of blue green, four are pontiled, ht. 2 3/8 inches to 3 1/2 inches, all have some form of resin repair.

46. Two Soda Bottles; "Meincke & Eberwein / 1882 / Savannah / Geo" - "Mineral / E&M / Water" and "J.G. Parker & Son / New York", deep cobalt blue and sapphire blue, ht. 7 1/2 inches and 7 7/8 inches, fine condition with wear marks.

47. Two Umbrella Ink Bottles; reddish amber and olive amber, pontil scars, ht. 2 1/4 inches and 2 3/8 inches, fine condition.

48. Lot Of Three Blown Three Mold Decanters; colorless, pontil scars, half pint, pint and quart, GIII-15, GIII-16 and GIII-21, fine condition.

49. Eagle - "Willington / Glass, Co" Historical Flask; medium olive amber, pint, GII-64, fine condition.

50. Scroll Flask; light sapphire blue, pontil scar, pint, GIX-10, fine condition.

51. Lot Of Nineteen Poison Bottles; (6) "Not To Be Taken", (3) "Poison / Not To Be Taken", (3) "Poison", (2) "Poison / Poison", "Triloids / Poison" and four unembossed, amber, shades of yellow green and cobalt blue, ht. 2 3/4 inches to 7 1/4 inches, three have minor blemishes, others are in fine condition.

52. Two Ink Bottles; "F / Kidder / Im / Provd / Indel / Ible / Ink" and "Willis- / Tons / Supe- / Rior / Indel- / Ible / Ink", aquamarine, pontil scars, ht. 2 3/8 inches, one has minor blemish on mouth, other is in fine condition.

53. Lot Of Seven Labeled Cone Ink And Mucilage Bottles; "Barnes' / Jet Black / National Ink / A.S. Barnes & Co. N.Y.", "Carter's / Black Letter / Ink", "Kirk's Premium / Black Ink / Harry D. Kirk / Chicago" and others, aquamarine and colorless, 2 3/8 inches to 2 7/8 inches, fine condition with minor loss to several labels.

54. Two Case Gin Bottles; "A.C.A. Nolet / Schiedam" and "Van Den Burgh & Co.", olive green and yellow green, ht. 7 1/4 and 11 inches, fine condition.

55. Two "Poison / Bowman's / Drug Stores / Poison" Bottles; cobalt blue, ht. 2 7/8 inches and 4 7/8 inches, larger example is labeled and reads in part "Poison / 10% Solution / Carbolic Acid / Bowman Drug Co. / Oakland, Berkeley and Fresno, Cal.", both have imperfections on mouth.

56. Lot Of Four "Harrison's / Columbian / Ink" Bottles; shades of aquamarine, pontil scars, ht. 1 5/8 inches to 5 3/4 inches, one has minor wear, others are in fine condition.

57. Eagle - Grapes Historical Flask; medium blue green, pontil scar, quart, GII-55, imperfection on medial rib.

58. Two Blown Three Mold Decanters; colorless, pontil scars, pints, GII-18, fine condition.

59. Lot Of Sixteen "Not To Be Taken" Poison Bottles; shades of cobalt blue, ht. 3 inches to 8 1/2 inches, three have minor blemishes on mouth, others are in fine condition.

60. Two Flasks; Sheaf Of Wheat - "Westford Glass Co." pictorial flask and a pattern molded pocket flask, medium amber and bright orange amber, one is pontiled, half pint and ht. 5 3/8 inches, GXIII-37, both have imperfections.

61. Lot Of Six Figural Barrel Ink Bottles; "W.E. Bonney", "E / Boys", "Opdyke / Bros / Ink", (2) "Pat March 17 / 1870" and unembossed, aquamarine and colorless, ht. 1 7/8 inches to 2 7/8 inches, one has imperfection on mouth, others are in fine condition.

62. Double Eagle Historical Flask; bright olive yellow, pontil scar, pint, GII-24, 2 inch hole on side has been repaired.

63. Table Lot Of One Hundred And Sixty Five Unembossed Bottles; shades of cobalt blue, ht. 1 1/4 inches to 13 1/2 inches, four have blemishes on mouth, others are in fine condition.

64. Table Lot Of Country Antiques; gingerbread mantle clock made by "New Haven Clock Co., New Haven Conn.", carpenter's toolbox, shaving mirror, (3) pontiled covered storage jars, early "The Blanchard Churn" butter churn and a ruby red hanging lamp, generally fine used condition.

65. Lot Of Sixty Cylindrical Ink Bottles; "W.E. Bonney", "J.J. Butler / Cincinnati", "R.H. Macy & Co. Ink's", "Pacific", "Simpson's Ink / Sydney" and more, aquamarine and blue green, ht. 1 1/4 inches to 3 inches, one has damage, a few have light stain, most are in fine condition.

66. Lot Of Forty Three Glass Items; "Best / Sewing Machine / Oil / Toledo. O. / Domestic / Sewing Machine / Company. / New York." bottle, labeled with contents "Hayward Hand Grenade Fire Extinguisher / No 407 Broadway New York", "Whittemore & Co / Essex, Conn." and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, several have imperfections, grenade is in fine condition.

67. Lot Of Sixteen Figural Items; (2) pressed glass figural shoe salts, one pressed glass roller skate toothpick holder, (10) figural shoe cologne bottles and (3) figural boot cologne bottles, colorless, cobalt blue, light blue and yellow green, one is pontiled, ht. 1 inch to 4 inches, fine condition.

68. Table Lot Of One Hundred And Sixty One Bottles, Jars, Flasks And Insulators; various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine condition.

69. Table Lot Of Miscellaneous Antique Items; early powder horn, scenic landscape print, "Carter's Ink" advertising sign and a tabletop display case containing various small antiques and collectables, generally fine condition.

70. Lot of Thirteen Master Ink Bottles; labeled "Federal / Stamping Ink", (2) "S.S. Stafford's Inks" and others, cobalt blue, ht. 4 3/4 inches to 10 3/4 inches, one has damage, others are in fine condition.

71. Lot Of Four Ink Advertising Boxes; "Barnes' / National / Ink", "Carter's / Black Letter / Ink", "Carter's / Fountain Pen Ink" and "Higgin's / American India Ink", pine boxes with black and red lettering, generally fine used condition.

72. Lot Of Fifty Eight 20th Century Cologne And Perfume Bottles; various colors, shapes and sizes, fine condition.

73. Table Lot Of Lighting Items; complete brass and glass hanging lamp, glass lamp shades, mercury glass reflectors and (2) fluid lamps, generally fine used condition.

74. Lot Of Seventeen Burst Top Cottage Ink Bottles; shades of cobalt blue, shades of light green and blue green with puce striations, various shapes and sizes, four have imperfections, others are in generally fine condition.

75. "Simplex Battery Set" Radio; has Kellogg tubes and good filaments, made by "Simplex Radio Co. / Sandusky, Ohio", generally fine used condition.

76. Lot Of Eight Glass Items; (3) Christmas lights, (2) blown three mold cruets, an insulator, a reproduction flask and a blown pitcher, various color, shapes and sizes, seven are pontiled, fine condition.

77. Lot Of Thirty Two Poison Bottles; "Poison", "Poisonous / Not to Be Taken", "Jacob Hulle / Not To Be Taken / Strychnine", (3) "Poison / Not To Be Taken", (24) "Not To Be Taken" and (2) unembossed, shades of cobalt blue, ht. 2 3/8 inches to 8 5/8 inches, fine condition.

78. Table Lot Of Mostly Christmas Related Items; "Noma Bubble Lights", Santa Claus costume and suitcase, dolls and stuffed animals, two "Motion-ettes of Christmas", "Like Mother" aluminum toys and a funny little felt elephant, generally fine used condition.

79. Table Lot Of One Hundred And Sixty Three 20th Century Glass Items; bottles, jars, candlesticks, drinking vessels, art glass, vases and more, various colors, shapes and sizes, mostly shades of blue, generally fine condition.

80. Lot Of One Hundred And Eight Bottle And Glass Reference Books; "The Benign Blue Coffin", "Owl Drug Bottles & Others", many "Digger O'Dell" price guides, (2) "Poison Bottle Workbook" and others, fine gently used condition.

81. Lot Of Twenty Square House Form Ink Bottles; (3) "The / Western / Ink Co / Bloomington / Ills.", (2) "Gillett's / Chemical / Works / Chicago", "Wilson's / Ink", "James P. Scotts / Ink" and others, aquamarine, cobalt blue and colorless, ht. 2 1/4 inches to 3 inches, one has overall stain, others are in fine condition.

82. Lot Of Eight Medicine Bottles; (4) "New York Pharamacal Association" and (4) "Jno. Wyeth & Bro. Philada", shades of cobalt blue, ht. 11 7/8 inches to 12 3/8 inches, one has pinpoint blemish on mouth, others are in fine condition.

83. Table Lot Of Antique Lighting Items; glass lamp chimneys, burners, lamp parts and cast iron lamp brackets, generally fine used condition.

84. Lot Of Twenty Six Medicine Bottles With Stoppers; "Hyoscyamus / Pulv:", "Oil Tar", "Pulv. / Doveri", "Pulv. / Jalapp. / Rad.", "Sabina / Pulv:" and others, amber, shades of cobalt blue, colorless and yellow green, seven are pontiled, ht. 4 1/2 inches to 12 1/4 inches, two have imperfections, others are in fine condition.

85. Lot Of Seven Umbrella Ink Bottles; aquamarine and shades of blue green, pontil scars, ht. 2 inches to 2 1/2 inches, two have imperfections, others are in fine condition.

86. Lot Of Fourteen Ink Related Items; (3) revolving snail inkstands, (5) pen rests, (2) blotters and (4) desktop inkwells, various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine used condition.

87. Lot Of Twenty Nine Spool Type Ink And Mucilage Bottles; "Bell Top", "The Emery Davis", "Pacific", "Schissler / College Of Business / Norristown / PA", "Wilbors Ink" and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, several have light stain, otherwise fine condition.

88. Lot Of Five Blown Three Mold Items; (3) stoppers and (2) decanters, colorless, two are pontiled, pint and quart, GIII-5, GIII-6, Type 3 stopper and (2) unlisted types, fine condition.

89. Lot Of Five Unembossed Irregular Hex Poison Bottles; cobalt blue, ht. 2 3/4 inches to 7 1/2 inches, fine condition.

90. "Sanford's / Inks" Advertising Display Case; oak and glass construction with two glass shelves, gold and green lettering, ht. 16 1/4 inches, fine condition.

91. Lot Of Fifteen Cut Overlay Items; inkwell, vase, snuff bottle, (10) cologne bottles and others, colorless with cobalt blue and cranberry overlay, ten have polished bases, ht. 1 7/8 inches to 8 inches, fine condition.

92. Table Lot Of Miscellaneous Country Antiques; shoe shine box, shoe rack, birdhouse, drying rack, shoe forms, rabbit bench, stereo card viewer and more, generally fine used condition.

93. Lot Of Twenty Nine Cone Ink Bottles; "P & J Arnold / London", "W.E. Bonney / So' Hanover / Mass", "Dessauer's / Ink", "Paragon", "L.H. Thomas' / Ink" and others, aquamarine, ht. 1 3/8 inches to 4 inches, fine condition.

94. Lot Of Fifty Bottles And Flasks; "Dr O. Phelps Brown" medicine, "Dr.. J. Hostetter's / Stomach Bitters", "Slocum's / Oxygenated / Pure Cod Liver Oil / New York City" medicine, "Dr Wistar's / Balsam Of / Wild Cherry / Philada. / IB." medicine and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine condition.

95. Lot Of Nine Blown Glass Items; freeblown bowl, (2) freeblown creamers, cologne bottle, freeblown pitcher, (2) freeblown art glass vases, hobnail vase and wide mouth storage jar, various colors, shapes and sizes, fine condition.

96. Lot Of Forty Five Bottles, Jars And Flasks; "C.W. Atwell / Portland / ME" medicine, "ST / Drake's / 1860 / Plantation / X / Bitters", "Dyotteville Glass Works Phila / 5" whiskey, "Dr. J. Hostetter's / Stomach Bitters", "Udolpho Wolfe's / Schiedam / Aromatic / Schnapps" and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, fine condition.

97. Lot Of Eighty Six Ink Related Items; (4) copper ink bottle fillers, pen rests, steel tip pens, "Sanford's Fountain Pen Ink" blotter, reference books, receipt signed by William E. Covill Jr. and more, generally fine condition.

98. Table Lot Of Miscellaneous Household Antiques; quilt rack, hooked rugs, covered jars and glassware, pressed glass drawer pulls, "Good Luck / Nursing Bottle", linens, clothing and more, generally fine used condition.

99. Lot Of Six Blown Glass Items; muffineer, (3) blown three mold condiment bottles and (2) decanters with closures, colorless and colorless with interior ruby coating, five are pontiled, ht. 4 1/8 inches to 9 inches, GII-13, GII-37, GIII-9 and GIII-27, two have blemishes on mouth, others are in fine condition.

100. Lot Of One Hundred And Sixty Two Medicine Bottles; "Clarke's / World Famed / Blood Mixture / Lincoln", "J. Personeni / Sole Agent / & / Importer / New York", "Puritana", "Woodward / Chemist / Nottingham" and others, shades of cobalt blue, various shapes and sizes, generally fine condition.

101. Lot Of Three Flasks; Double Eagle, Cornucopia - Urn and Prospector - Eagle, olive amber, yellow olive and aquamarine, two are pontiled, half pints and quart, GII-87, GIII-7 and GXI-40, one has pinpoint blemish on mouth, others are in fine condition.

102. Table Lot Of Miscellaneous Country Antiques; four early lawn sprinklers, wagon hub lamp, plant stands, paper cutter, copper tub, "Gra-Rock / Ginger Ale" tin advertising sign and more, generally fine used condition.

103. Table Lot Of Approximately Two Hundred And Sixty Three Items; bottles, jars, art glass items, pressed glass, blown glass, reference books and more, various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine condition.

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