Live Public Auction Sale

Auction Begins: Friday, October 26, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Preview: Wednesday, October 24th & Thursday, October 25th (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM), and Friday,
October 26th (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Please note the auction starts at 11:00 AM

Items include: Early American Glass, Bottles, Flasks, Medicines, Early Blown Glass, Pressed Glass, Stoneware, Poison Bottles, Ink Bottles & Inkwells, Pattern Molded Glass, Demijohns, Antiques & Primitives, Black Glass Bottles, Advertising, Barber Bottles, Tinware, Lighting, Insulators, Whiskey Bottles, Colognes, Reference Books, Bull’s Eye Window Pane, Candlesticks, Country Baskets, Cobalt Bottles and with Curiosities & Fun Stuff.

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


1. "Washington" And Bust - "Jackson" And Bust Portrait Flask; brilliant golden amber, pontil scar, pint, GI-31, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

2. "Dr Townsend's / Sarsaparilla / Albany / NY" Medicine Bottle; medium to deep yellow olive, pontil scar, ht. 9 5/8 inches, moderate exterior wear, otherwise fine condition.

3. Sheaf Of Wheat - Star Pictorial Flask; light to medium bluish green, pint, GXIII-39, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

4. "Bininger's / Travelers / Guide / A.M. Bininger & Co / No 19 Broad St N.Y." Whiskey Flask; yellow amber, ht. 6 5/8 inches, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

5. Eagle And "Pittsburgh / PA" - Eagle Historical Flask; medium olive amber, pint, GI-106, minor blemishes on edge of base, otherwise fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

6. Columbus Bust And "Columbian Exposition / 1893 / A.E.M. Bros & Co." - "Pennsylvania / Pure Rye / Baker / Whiskey" Portrait Flask; yellow amber, pint, GI-128, some light interior haze, otherwise fine condition.

7. Double Eagle Historical Flask; medium amber, half pint, GII-95, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

8. Umbrella Ink Bottle; medium forest green, pontil scar, ht. 2 1/4 inches, fine condition, Bill Dyer collection.

9. "Success To The Railroad" And Locomotive Historical Flask; aquamarine, pontil scar, pint, GV-1, mouth imperfection, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

10. Scroll Flask; aquamarine, pontil scar, pint, GIX-20, minor blemish on edge of mouth, otherwise fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

11. "Ed. Beyer / Chemnitz / Amtlioh Geschutzt" Medicine Bottle; olive green, ht. 4 1/4 inches, fine condition.

12. "No Dispute / (Robert Peary Holding American Flag) / About This / Honest Measure / Full 1/4 Pint" Historical Flask; light sun colored amethyst, 1/4 pint, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

13. Black Glass Onion Wine Bottle; olive green, pontil scar, ht. 8 1/4 inches, fine condition.

14. Lot Of Eight Smelling Salts Bottles; "Luscomb's / Lavender / Salts", "McCormick & Co. Balto. / (Bee)" and others, colorless, cobalt blue and shades of green, five are pontiled, ht. 1 5/8 inches to 3 1/4 inches, cobalt with vertical ribs has imperfection, others are in fine condition.

15. Taylor Bust And "Rough And Ready" - "Major / Ringgold" And Bust Portrait Flask; aquamarine, pontil scar, pint, GI-72, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

16. Soldier And "Balt. Md." - Dancer And "Chapman" Pictorial Flask; aquamarine, pint, GXIII-11, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

17. Lot Of Fifteen Master Ink Bottles; two are embossed "Hyde / London", aquamarine and shades of cobalt blue, ht. 5 1/8 inches to 10 1/4 inches, one has minor mouth blemish, others are in fine condition.

18. Lot Of Three Portrait Calabash Flasks; "Jeny. Lind" And Bust - "Glass Factory" And Factory, "Jenny Lind" And Bust - "Fislerville Glass Works" And Factory and "Jenny Lind" And Bust - "Fislerville Glass Works" And Factory, shades of aquamarine, pontil scars, quarts, GI-102, GI-107 and GI-107a, fine condition.

19. Lot Of Seven Umbrella Ink Bottles; aquamarine and shades of light blue green, six are pontiled, ht. 2 inches to 2 1/2 inches, fine condition, Bill Dyer collection.

20. Two Freeblown Figural Bellows Bottles; colorless, lgth. 7 1/2 inches, fine condition.

21. Lot Of Six Barber's Bottles; amethyst, shades of light blue, cranberry with milkglass hobnails and mottled red & white, three have ground pontil scars, one has an open pontil, ht. 4 7/8 inches to 10 inches, fine condition.

22. "Washington" And Bust - Taylor Bust And "Bridgeton * New. Jersey" Portrait Flask, aquamarine, pontil scar, pint, GI-24, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

23. Lot Of Three Umbrella Ink Bottles; teal blue, bluish green and yellow, ht. 2 3/8 inches and (2) 2 1/2 inches, fine condition, Bill Dyer collection.

24. "Union" And Clasped Hands - Eagle Historical Flask; deep root beer amber, half pint, GXII-33, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

25. "Flora Temple / (Full Figure Of Horse) / Harness Trot 2 19 3/4" - Reverse Plain Handled Pictorial Flask; copper puce, pint, GXIII-22, handle is formed from epoxy, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

26. Lot Of Six Blown Glass Items; two freeblown creamers, two pattern molded creamers and two drinking vessels, amethyst, cobalt blue, colorless and milkglass, pontil scars, ht. 2 1/8 inches to 3 5/8 inches, one has handle imperfection, others are in fine condition.

27. Two Washington - Taylor Portrait Flasks; aquamarine, pontil scars, half pints, GI-41 and GI-53, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

28. Lot Of Twenty Two Cone Ink Bottles; four are base embossed "Carter's", one is shoulder embossed "Carter's', one is base embossed "Carter's / No 5 / 4 / Made In U.S.A.", four are base embossed "Carter's / 1897 / Made / In U.S.A.", one is embossed "Sanford's", others are unembossed, various colors, fine condition, Bill Dyer collection.

29. Lot Of Three Figural Stoneware Flasks; in the form of a man sitting on a barrel, tan with mottled brown Rockingham glaze, ht. 8 5/8 inches, 9 1/2 inches and 9 5/8 inches, fine condition.

30. Lot Of Seven Labeled Cone Ink And Mucilage Bottles; "Bentley's / Jet Black / Ink", "Jet Black / Ink / S.M. Bixby & Co", "Carter's / Black Letter / Ink", "Davids' / Magic Black / A Jet Black Writing Ink", "Hub Mucilage", "Stick Fast / Mucilage / William Neely & Co." and "Thomas's / Black Ink", amber and shades of aquamarine, ht. 2 3/8 inches to 2 5/8 inches, fine condition with some loss to labels, Bill Dyer collection.

31. Lot Of Four Toilet Water Bottles; shades of cobalt blue, three are pontiled, ht. 5 5/8 inches to 6 inches, GI-3, (2) GI-7, fine condition.

32. Two Portrait Flasks; Grant Bust - Eagle And "Union" and Grant Bust - Eagle, shades of aquamarine, pints, GI-79 and GI-79a, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

33. Lot Of Three "Diamond / & / Onyx" Ink Bottles; amber and shades of aquamarine, ht. 2 1/2 inches, 2 13/16 inches and 5 1/2 inches, fine condition, Bill Dyer collection.

34. Eagle - Cornucopia Historical Flask; aquamarine, pontil scar, half pint, GII-46, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

35. Two Freeblown Powder Horn Whimseys; aquamarine and colorless with cranberry and white loopings, pontil scars, lgth. 8 3/4 inches, ht. 10 1/8 inches, larger example has base imperfection.

36. Lot Of Three Lettered Flasks; "Cunninghams & Ihmsen / Glassmakers / Pittsburgh, PA", "Indianapolis. Glass. Works" and "Zanesville / City / Glass Works", shades of aquamarine, pints, GXV-5, GXV-10 and GXV-28, one has blemish on edge of mouth, others are in fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

37. German Half Post Hobnail Poison Flask; colorless, pontil scar, ht. 4 1/4 inches, fine condition.

38. "General Washington" And Bust - Eagle And "T.W.D" Portrait Flask; aquamarine, pontil scar, pint, GI-14, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

39. Redware Flask; brick red with a dark brown glaze, ht. 5 1/2 inches, fine condition.

40. Double Eagle Historical Flask; bluish aquamarine, pontil scar, pint, GII-93, has some interior stain, otherwise fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

41. Two Stoneware Figural Book Flasks; one is marked "Companion / For / Life", the other is unmarked, tan with mottled dark brown and light brown glazes, ht. 5 3/4 inches and 6 1/4 inches, fine condition.

42. Lot Of Four "S.O. Dunbar / Taunton / Mass." Ink Bottles; aquamarine, three are pontiled, ht. 2 1/8 inches to 8 3/4 inches, fine condition, Bill Dyer collection.

43. Lot Of Eighteen Labeled Poison Bottles; (1) "Not To Be Taken", (1) Poison", (7) "Poison / Poison", (1) "Poison / Triloids", (1) "Wyeth", (1) "Zotal" and (6) unembossed, shades of cobalt blue, ht. 2 1/4 inches to 8 inches, fine condition.

44. Eagle - Reverse Plain Historical Flask; aquamarine, pint, GII-39, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

45. Early Seam Sided Pocket Flask; light yellow green, pontil scar, ht. 5 1/2 inches, fine condition.

46. Freeblown Creamer; cobalt blue, pontil scar, ht. 4 5/8 inches, fine condition.

47. Two Flasks; Washington Bust - Sheaf Of Wheat portrait flask and scroll flask, aquamarine, pontil scars, quarts, GI-57 and GIX-1, fine condition.

48. Lot Of Seventeen Spool Type Ink Bottles; (2) "Continental / Inks / & / Mucilage", (3) "Thaddeus Davids Co", "Lyons Ink", "Stafford's / Ink", "Winsor & Newton Ld London", "WWW / Trade Mark" and (8) unembossed, various colors, shapes and sizes, two have imperfections, others are in fine condition, Bill Dyer collection.

49. Lot Of Seven Pattern Molded Items; (2) pitchers, open salt, inkwell, Christmas light, creamer and vase, colorless, pontil scars, ht. 1 3/4 inches to 7 3/4 inches, five have imperfections, two are in fine condition.

50. "A" Scroll Flask; aquamarine, pontil scar, pint, GIX-24, imperfections on edge of mouth, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

51. Tree And "The Oak" - Reverse Plain Pictorial Flask; bright yellow amber, pint, GXIII-76, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

52. "Boushage De Labat Jeune Brevete S.G.O.C. / A. Dufour & C. Seuls Cessionnaires Pour La Prune" Lid Embossed Fruit Jar; colorless, pontil scar, ht. 7 5/8 inches, cover is rusted with imperfections, jar is in fine condition.

53. Sailboat - "Bridgetown / New Jersey" Pictorial Flask; aquamarine, pontil scar, half pint, GX-7, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection.

54. Lot Of Twenty Two Black Glass Bottles; one bottle is base embossed "H. Ricketts & Co / Glass Works Bristol", sealed case gin is embossed "Van Den Bergh", others are unembossed, shades of amber and olive green, eight are pontiled, ht. 6 1/4 inches to 11 1/4 inches, three have imperfections, others are in fine condition.

55. Table Lot Of Eighteen Antique Items; "Cowden & Wilcox / Harrisburg, PA" crock with cobalt floral decoration, firkin, miniature cupboard, pair of unused children's shoes, wallpaper covered hatbox and more, various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine condition.

56. Large Freeblown Demijohn; bluish green, ht. 27 inches, fine condition.

57. Lot Of Twenty Seven Antique Items; bottles, jars, flasks, inkwells and household items, various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine condition.

58. Lot Of Thirty Two Metal And Wood Household Items; choppers, scoops, graters, candle snuffers, scissors and more, various forms and sizes, generally fine used condition.

59. Lot Of Twenty Brass Candlesticks; brass with varying degrees of patina, ht. 3 3/8 inches to 10 7/8 inches, one stick has been bent, others are in fine condition.

60. Lot Of Twenty Six Ink Bottles; "Gray's Novelty / Ink Stand / Boston Mass", "Hookers / Ink", "Max Ams / New York", "Sanfords / Fountain / Pen / Inks", "Underwood's / Inks" and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, fine condition, Bill Dyer collection.

61. Lot Of Twenty Six Barber's Bottles And Cologne Bottles; various colors, shapes and sizes, nineteen are pontiled, fine condition.

62. Lot Of Eighteen Rockingham Glaze Stoneware Items; bank, creamer, fruit jars, teapots, pitchers, flasks and more, tan with mottled brown glaze, ht. 2 1/4 inches to 10 inches, four have imperfections, others are in fine condition.


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63. Two Table Lot Of Miscellaneous Blown And Pressed Glass Items; bowls, pitchers, jars, paperweights, drinking vessels, whimseys and more, various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine condition.

64. Lot Of Ninety Eight Ink Bottles And Inkwells; shades of cobalt blue, ht. 1 3/4 inches to 3 1/2 inches, fine condition.

65. Lot Of Thirty Lighting Devices; wall sconces, betty lamp, candlesticks, pierced tin lantern and more, brass, glass and tin construction, various colors and forms, ht. 3 1/2 inches to 14 inches, generally fine used condition.


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66. Two Table Lot Of Three Hundred And Eighty Six Bottles; "Dyottville Glass Works Philada", "Golden Dome / Whiskey", "L.E. Jung / New Orleans", "Mason's / Patent / Nov. 30th / 1858", "Munyon's / Germicide / Solution" and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine condition.

67. Table Lot Of Ninety Eight Items; thirteen antique glass and bottle related reference books and eighty five pressed glass items consisting of bowls, drinking vessels and more, generally fine condition.

68. Lot Of Thirty Six Stoneware Items; bottles, bowls, banks, foot warmers and more, various colors and shapes, ht. 2 inches to 18 1/2 inches, generally fine condition.

69. Lot Of Forty Four Ink Bottles And Inkwells; "S M Bixby & Co N.Y.", "J.J. Field / London", "G.A. Miller / Quincy Ill", "JW Pennell." and others, glass and stoneware construction, various colors and forms, six are pontiled, ht. 1 3/4 inches to 4 inches, fine condition, Bill Dyer collection.

70. "F.B. Norton & Co / Worcester Mass. / 4" Decorated Stoneware Crock; tan with gray glaze and cobalt blue parrot and leaves decoration, ht. 10 3/4 inches, dia. 12 inches, body has several hairlines.

71. Lot Of Four Primitive Household Items; (2) foot warmers, bootjack and bellows, wood, tin and leather construction, lgth. 9 inches to 17 inches, foot warmers have imperfections, others are in used condition.

72. Lot Of Thirty Six Master Ink Bottles; "Carter", "S.S. Stafford's Inks", "Underwoods / Inks" and others, shades of cobalt blue, ht. 6 inches to 10 3/4 inches, five have labels, one has mouth blemishes, others are in fine condition.

73. Lot Of Sixty Bottle And Glass Reference Books; McKearin, Wilson, Watson and Dumbrell are some of the authors represented, fine used condition.

74. Lot Of Fifty Eight Miscellaneous Items; candy containers, glass slag pieces, wood items, cigarette tins, porcelain items and more, various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine condition.

75. Lot Of Thirty Nine Medicine Bottles; "Burgons Limited / Manchester", "Caswell / Mack / & Co. / Chemists / New York / & / Newport", "Eau Capillaire. / Progressive. R.B.", "Puritana", "Sanford's / Radical Cure" and more, shades of cobalt blue, ht. 2 5/8 inches to 12 1/8 inches, fine condition.

76. "4 / Gardner Stoneware / Manufactory / Gardner Me / (Eagle) / (Swan)" Decorated Stoneware Crock; tan with gray glaze and cobalt highlights, four gallons, generally fine condition.

77. Lot Of Nine Freeblown Bowls; various colors and forms, all are pontiled, ht. 1 3/4 inches to 6 inches, dia. 3 3/8 inches to 16 1/4 inches, fine condition.

78. Lot Of Eighty Three Brass And Tin Items; teapots, coffee pots, bowls, dippers, drinking vessels and more, various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine used condition.

79. Lot Of Nineteen Schoolhouse Type Ink Bottles; "Auble's / Ink", "Bixby", "Chinese / Water / Colors", "Ink Out / No 2", "The / Western / Ink Co / Bloomington / Ills" and others, aquamarine, cobalt blue and colorless, ht. 2 1/4 inches to 3 1/4 inches, four are labeled, fine condition, Bill Dyer collection.

80. Lot Of Ten Lanterns; "Columbia", (2) "Dietz", "Dressel / Arlington, N.J.", "C.V.R.Y." and more, ht. 5 1/2 inches to 15 inches, some have imperfections.

81. Large Freeblown Demijohn; medium bluish green, pontil scar, ht. 20 inches, dia. 13 inches, fine condition.

82. Lot Of Seventeen Poison Bottles; fifteen are embossed "Not To Be Taken", shades of cobalt blue, ht. 2 1/4 inches to 8 5/8 inches, fine condition.

83. Cast Iron Lamp Font Mold; lightly rusted surfaces, ht. 6 1/8 inches, generally fine used condition.

84. Lot Of Twenty One Poison Bottles; (5) "Poison", (3) "Poison / Poison", (3) "Sulpholene" and others, shades of cobalt blue, ht. 2 7/8 inches to 13 inches, fine condition.

85. Lot Of Six Barrel Form Figural Ink Bottles; "W.E. Bonney", (2) "Pat March / 1 1870", "S.I. / Comp" and (2) unembossed, aquamarine and colorless, one is pontiled, ht. 1 7/8 inches to 4 inches, fine condition, Bill Dyer collection.

86. Bullseye Glass Window Pane; red painted frame with aquamarine glass, pontil scars, 23 inches x 23 inches, six panels have imperfections.

87. Table Lot Of One Hundred And Forty Six Glass Items; bottles, vases, drinking vessels and more, various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine condition.

88. Lot Of Twenty Poison Bottles; (10) "Poison / Poison", (4) "Triloids / Poison", (2) "Poison / Use With Caution", "Poison", "John Wyeth & Bro / Phila." and (10) unembossed, shades of cobalt blue, ht. 2 5/8 inches to 6 1/4 inches, two have mouth imperfections, others are in fine condition.

89. Lot Of Eleven Fluid Lamps; various colors and shapes, ht. 4 inches to 18 3/4 inches, one has minor imperfection, others are in fine condition.

90. Lot Of Five Demijohns; aquamarine and shades of green, two are pontiled, ht. 11 3/4 inches to 21 inches, fine condition.

91. Lot Of Three Wooden Bottle Molds; black painted surfaces, ht. 8 5/8 inches, 9 inches and 9 1/2 inches, fine condition.

92. Lot Of Six Storage Bottles; shades of cobalt blue, ht. 10 5/8 inches to 15 1/2 inches, fine condition.

93. Lot Of Fourteen Insulators; (3) "B", "Spratt Patent / 1850", "New England Tel. / & / Tel. Co. / Nat. Insulator Co / Pat. May.1. Dec. 25. 1883 Jan.1. Oct.7. 1884.", "Pyrex T.M. Reg US Pat Off / Made In U.S.A.", eight are unembossed, various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine condition.

94. Lot Of Thirty Two Poison Bottles; (2) "Poisonous / Not To Be Taken", (24) "Not To Be Taken" and (6) unembossed, shades of cobalt blue, ht. 2 1/4 inches to 8 1/4 inches, two have minor mouth blemishes, others are in fine condition.

95. Lot Of Four Decorated Stoneware Items; crock, pitcher and (2) jugs, one jug is marked "2 / Frank B. Norton / Worcester Mass." tan with gray glazes and cobalt decorations, ht. 8 5/8 inches to 13 1/2 inches, all have imperfections.

96. Two Large Storage Jars; shades of amber, smaller example has a polished pontil scar, ht. 13 3/4 inches and 17 inches, fine condition.

97. Lot Of Twenty Candle Holders; brass and tin construction, various sizes and forms, generally fine used condition.

98. Lot Of Twenty One Labeled Ink Bottles; "Bannister's / Peruvian / Ink", (5) "Carter's", (2) "Clar-O-Type", "David's", (7) "Diamond", (4) "Stafford's" and "Volger's", various colors, shapes and sizes, fine condition with minor wear to labels, Bill Dyer collection.

99. Lot Of Fifteen Stoneware Jugs; one is marked "Registered", various colors, shapes and sizes, one has damage, three have mouth blemishes, others are in fine condition.

100. Lot Of Thirteen Country Baskets; various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine used condition.

101. Miniature Chest Of Drawers; birdseye maple and poplar construction, ht. 12 3/4 inches, wdth. 15 1/2 inches, dpth. 9 inches, fine used condition.

102. Lot Of Seven Items; portrait of a gentleman and six freeblown drinking vessels, portrait measures 13 inches x 15 inches, glasses are colorless with polished pontil scars, ht. 5 3/8 inches to 6 inches, fine condition.

103. Two Framed Bottle Related Wall Hangings; "Winter Morning" print by Thomas O' Donohue and a photograph of sealed black glass bottles, 15 inches x 25 inches and 20 inches x 32 inches, larger example has crack in cover glass, other is in fine condition.

104. "G A Hays 1902" Oil Painting; framed country landscape with sheep, 24 inches x 32 inches, minor loss and wear to frame, two small repairs to painting.

105. Reverse Painted On Glass "I.W. Harper Whiskey" Framed Advertising Broadside; metal plaque below painting reads "The Kind Your Grandfather Used", 40 inches x 52 inches, imperfections and paint loss.

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