Live Public Auction Sale

Auction Begins: Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Preview: Wednesday, June 26th & Thursday, June 27th (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM), and Friday,
June 28th (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

Please note the auction starts at 11:00 AM

Items include: Early American Glass, Bottles, Historical Flasks, Ink Bottles, Soda Water Bottles, Medicine Bottles, Master Ink Bottles, Utility Bottles, Black Glass Bottles, Pharmacy Bottles, Perfume Atomizers, Barber Bottles, Bitters Bottles, Milk Bottles, Blown Glass, Fire Helmets, Soda Bottles, Advertising, Souvenir China, Cologne Bottles, Group Lots, Fruit Jars, Demijohns, Shot Glasses, Labeled Bottles, Lighting, Whiskey Bottles, Cut Glass, Sterling Silver and More

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


1. Sunburst Flask; yellow olive, pontil scar, pint, GVIII-3, fine condition.

2. Lot Of Three Umbrella Ink Bottles; olive green, yellow amber and olive yellow, pontil scars, ht. (2) 2 3/8 inches and 2 1/2 inches, fine condition, James Scharnagel collection. 

3. Sunburst Flask; aquamarine, pontil scar, half pint, GVIII-27, fine condition

4. Summer Tree - Summer Tree Pictorial Flask; light bluish green, pontil scar, quart, GX-18, fine condition. 

5.  "J.P. Plummer / Boston. / Bottle Not Sold" Soda Water Bottle; rich sapphire blue, pontil scar, ht. 7 inches, generally fine condition. 

6. Lot Of Three "Braddock's / Pulmonary / Cough Mixture / Hartford Ct" Medicine Bottles; aquamarine, pontil scars, ht. 5 inches and (2) 5 1/4 inches, one has blemishes, two are in fine condition, Michael Ray collection.

7. Two Label Only Medicine Bottles; "A Permanent Cure For / Sick Headache, / Comstock & Co. Druggists / New York" and "Concentrated Compound / Fluid Extract / Of / Sarsaparilla / Prepared And Sold Only At Our / Chemical Warehouse, / New York", aquamarine, pontil scars, ht. 5 1/4 inches and 5 3/8 inches, one has lip imperfection, other is in fine condition. 

8. Lot Of Three "Harrison's / Columbian / Ink" Bottles; aquamarine, light blue green and rich blue green, two are pontiled, ht. 1 1/2 inches, 1 5/8 inches and 1 7/8 inches, all have blemishes, James Scharnagel collection. 

9. Masonic Arch And Emblems - Eagle And "Keene" Historical Flask; medium yellow olive, pontil scar, pint, GIV-17, fine condition. 

10. Lot Of Six Utility Bottles; shades of olive green and olive amber, pontil scars, ht. 2 5/8 inches to 9 3/8 inches, three have blemishes, three are in fine condition, James Scharnagel collection. 

11. Lot Of Three Soda Water Bottles; "M.T. Crawford / Hartford Ct" - "Brown Stout", "J. & J.W. Harvey / Norwich / Conn." - "H" and "J.H. Yale. / Middletown / Conn", blue green, yellow green and sapphire blue, pontil scars, ht. 7 inches, 7 1/4 inches and 7 1/2 inches, all have imperfections, Michael Ray collection. 

12. Masonic Arch And Emblems - Eagle Historical Flask; golden olive amber, pontil scar, half pint, GIV-24, minor blemish on edge of base. 

13. Lot Of Seven Umbrella Ink Bottles; sapphire blue, teal green, shades of olive green and shades of amber, ht. 2 1/4 inches to 2 3/4 inches, fine condition, James Scharnagel collection. 

14. Two Utility Bottles; shades of olive amber, pontil scars, ht. 4 3/8 inches and 5 7/8 inches, fine condition. 

15.  Two "Butlers Ink / Cincinnati." Ink Bottles; shades of aquamarine, pontil scars, ht. 2 1/8 inches and 2 1/4 inches, one has imperfections, one is in fine condition, James Scharnagel collection. 

16. All Seeing Eye Masonic Flask; olive amber, pontil scar, pint, GIV-43, fine condition. 

17. Twelve Sided Ink Bottle; blue green, pontil scar, ht. 1 5/8 inches, fine condition. 

18. Lot Of Fifteen Pontiled Medicine Bottles; "Browne & Price / Salem - Mass", "Hobensack's / Medicated / Worm Syrup / Philad.a", "Johnson's / American / Anodyne / Liniment", "No 1 / Shaker Syrup / Canterbury N.H." and others, shades of aquamarine, pontil, scars, ht. 3 inches to 7 3/8 inches, four have blemishes, others are in fine condition.

19. Lot Of Six Perfume Atomizers; various colors, shapes and sizes, fine condition, Paul Sturtevant collection. 

20. Lot Of Fifteen Ink Bottles; "J.B. Davids & Co", "Dessauer's Jet Black Ink", "J.M. & S.", "G.A. Moss" and others, shades of aquamarine and blue green, ht. 1 3/8 inches to
2 inches, eight have imperfections, seven are in fine condition, James Scharnagel collection.

21. Lot Of Fifteen Master Ink Bottles, various colors, ht. 7 1/2 inches to 9 7/8 inches, fine condition, James Scharnagel collection.

22. Lot Of Seven Figural Ink Bottles; "N.C.R. Co / Dayton, Ohio / U.S.A.", "Pat March / 17 1870", "Sanford / Patent / Applied / For" and others, aquamarine, colorless and light sapphire blue, ht. 1 1/2 inches to 3 1/2 inches, one has mouth imperfection, others are in fine condition, James Scharnagel collection. 

23. Masonic Arch And Emblems - Eagle And "Kccnc" Historical Flask; golden olive amber, pontil scar, pint, GIV-18, fine condition. 

24. Pattern Molded Spirits Flask; colorless with a light amethyst hue, pontil scar, ht. 7 1/4 inches, fine condition. 

25. Lot Of Four Soda Water Bottles; "Luke Beard / Howard St / Boston" - "This Bottle / Is Never Sold", (2) "Fairbanks & Beard / Howard St / Boston" - "F & B" and "Tarr & Smith / Worcester St / Boston", emerald green and shades of blue green, one is pontiled,
ht. 6 5/8 inches to 7 1/8 inches, three have minor blemishes. 

26. "Geo. W. Robinson. / (Dog's Head) / No 8 Main St / Wheeling. W.Va" - Reverse Plain Pictorial Flask; aquamarine, pint, GXIII-26, minor imperfections, Timothy and Christine Hill collection. 

27. Lot Of Eight "J & I E M" Ink Bottles; aquamarine, amber, light green and blue green, ht. 1 1/2 inches to 9 5/8 inches, one has mouth blemish, others are in fine condition, James Scharnagel collection. 

28. "Smedley & Brandt" Soda Water Bottle; medium yellow green, pontil scar, ht. 7 3/8 inches, generally fine condition. 

29. Two Eagle - Cornucopia Historical Flasks; aquamarine and olive amber, pontil scars, pints, GII-72b and GII-74, one has bubble blemish, other is in fine condition. 

30. Two "Butler's Ink / Cincinnati." Ink Bottles; aquamarine, pontil scars, ht. 2 3/4 inches and 2 7/8 inches, one has blemishes, one is in fine condition, James Scharnagel collection. 

31. Lot Of Nineteen Enamel Decorated Barber Bottles; various colors, shapes and sizes, pontil scars, two have blemishes, Paul Sturtevant collection. 

32. Two Igloo Figural Ink Bottles; cobalt blue and rich orange amber, ht. 2 inches and 2 1/8 inches, one has mouth imperfections, other is in fine condition, James Scharnagel collection. 

33. Lot Of Three Flasks; Double Eagle historical flask, "Cunningham & Ihmsen / Glass Makers / Pittsburgh, Pa" lettered flask and "Indianapolis Glass Works" lettered flask, shades of aquamarine, one is pontiled, pints and quart, GII-91, GXV-5, and GXV-10, GXV-5 has a mouth blemish, others are in fine condition. 

34. Lot Of Five Antique Items; "John Bull" eye wash cup, "Poison / Poison" triangular bottle with stopper, "The Owl Drug Co" / (Owl On Mortar) / Poison" triangular bottle, "Poison / Poison / Poison" stopper embossed cylindrical bottle, and bottle with Asian embossing, shades of cobalt blue, ht. 2 3/4 inches to 4 1/2 inches, fine condition. 

35. Two Double Eagle Historical Flasks; bright olive amber, pontil scars, half pints, GII-86 and GII-88, fine condition. 

36. Lot Of Twelve Ink Bottles; shades of aquamarine and blue green, pontil scars, ht. 1 1/2 inches to 2 1/2 inches, one has imperfections, others are in fine condition, James Scharnagel collection.

37. Two Medicine Bottles; “Dyers’ / Healing / Embrocation / Prov. R.I.” and Lyon’s / Kathairon / For / The / Hair / New York”, aquamarine, pontil scars, ht. 4 1/4 inches and 6 1/8 inches, each has minor blemish, Jan Boyer collection. 

38. Lot Of Three Soda Water Bottles; “M.T. Crawford / Springfield.” - “Union Glass Works Phila / Superior / Mineral Water”, “T.W. Gillett / New-Haven / (Star)” and “J & K.W. Harvey / Norwich / Ct” - “Porter Ale / & Cider”, cobalt blue, teal blue and yellow, green, pontil scars, ht. 6 3/8 inches and (2) 7 3/8 inches, all have imperfections, Michael Ray collection. 

39. Two Pictorial Flasks; Sailor - Banjo Player flask and Anchor And “Spring Garden / Glass Works” - Log Cabin flask, shades of aquamarine, one is pontiled, half pint and pint, GXIII-9 and GXIII-58, generally fine condition. 

40. Label Only “Hollis’ / Celebrated Horse Liniment,” Medicine Bottle; aquamarine with

41. Lot Of Five Soda Water Bottles; “U & I.D. Clinton / Woodbridge / Conn.” - “Premium / Soda Water”, (2) “M.T. Crawford / Hartford Ct.”, “W.P. / Knicker / Bocker / Soda Water / 164 18th St. N.Y. 1848” and “Moriarty & Carrol / Registered / Waterbury, Conn.”, amber, cobalt blue and shades of blue green, four are pontiled, ht. 6 3/4 inches to 7 3/8 inches, all have imperfections, Michael Ray collection. 

42. Sheaf Of Wheat - “Westford Glass Co” Pictorial Flask; olive amber, half pint, GXIII-37, fine condition. 

43. Lot Of Three “C.F. Collins’ / Kallocrine / For The Skin / & Hair / Middletown Conn.” Medicine Bottles; aquamarine, pontil scars, ht. (2) 6 1/4 inches and 6 1/2 inches, two have imperfections, one is in fine condition, Michael Ray collection. 

44. Lot of Six Perfume Atomizers; various colors, shapes and sizes, fine condition, Paul Sturtevant collection.

45. Lot Of Five “Dr J. Hostetter’s / Stomach Bitters” Bottles; three have labels, one has contents, shades of amber, ht. 8 1/2 inches to 9 inches, R/H #H-195, one has imperfections, others are in fine condition. 

46. Lot Of Three Flasks; Cornucopia - Cornucopia, Sailboat - Star, and a Scroll, shades of aquamarine, pontil scars, half pints and quart, GIII-2, GIX-1 and GX-8, two have blemishes, other is in fine condition. 

47. Lot Of Five Antique Bottles; “A.G.S. & Co. / Patented / April 5, 1898” base embossed milk bottle with tin cover and handle, “L G / Co” base embossed flask, “L.G. Co. / 26” base embossed beer bottle, “Red Top Rye / (Top) / Ferdinand Westheimer / & Sons / Cincinnati, Ohio / St. Joseph, Mo. / Louisville, Ky” whiskey bottle and a cologne bottle, colorless, cobalt blue and shades of amber, one is pontiled, ht. 7 3/8 inches to 12 1/8 inches, fine condition. 

48. Two Scroll Flasks; aquamarine and light yellow green, pontil scars, half pint and pint, GIX-10e and GIX-31, both have mouth imperfections. 

49. Lot Of Four Umbrella Ink Bottles; “J.S. Dunham”, “M & P / New York” and (2) “James. S / Mason & Co”, aquamarine and blue green, pontil scars, ht. 2 3/8 inches to 2 1/2 inches, three have minor blemishes, one is in fine condition, James Scharnagel collection. 

50. Lot Of Three Barber Bottles; “Bay Rum.”, “Toilet Water” and “Witch Hazel”, white milkglass with multicolored painted decorations, ht. 8 7/8 inches, 9 inches and 9 3/4 inches, fine condition, Paul Sturtevant collection. 

51. “Sloper & Frost” Soda Water Bottle; cobalt blue, pontil scar, ht. 7 3/8 inches, exterior stain, Michael Ray collection. 

52. Lot Of Eleven Master Ink Bottles; (4) “Stafford’s / Ink”, (2) “Stafford’s / Ink / Made In U.S.A.” and (5) “S.S. Stafford’s Inks / Made In U.S.A.”, various colors, shapes and sizes, one is labeled, four have imperfections, others are in fine condition, James Scharnagel collection. 

53. “1st / Asst Chief / GFD” Fire Helmet; white painted with cloth and leather interior,  ht. 7 1/2 inches, lgth. 14 7/8 inches, fine condition. 

54. Lot Of Twenty Seven Medicine Bottles; “Berlin / Series”, “Peruvian Syrup”, “Schenck’s / Seaweed / Tonic”, “Wynkoop’s / Iceland Pectoral / New York” and others, shades of aquamarine, ht. 3 5/8 inches to 10 inches, fine condition. 

55. Lot Of Fourteen Hobnail Barber Bottles; various colors, shapes and sizes, fine condition, Paul Sturtevant collection. 

56. Lot Of Three Flasks; “Lancaster Glass Works / Full Pint”, a vertically ribbed flask with a depressed oval on each side and a scroll flask, shades of aquamarine, two are pontiled, pints, GIX-10, GXV-11 and similar to GII-29 through GII-36, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection. 

57. Lot Of One Hundred And One “Hutch” Soda Bottles; “T. Burkhardt / Braddock, Pa.”, “John Casper / Lancaster / Pa”, “J.A. Hall / Springfield / Mass. / Registered”, “Stroudsburg / Brewing Co. / Stroudsburg, Pa.” and others, colorless and shades of aquamarine, pints, also includes a “J.A. Hall” advertising box, generally fine condition with some wear, Jan Boyer collection. 

58. “$ 600 Reward / Gon-Kure / Dr. Wade’s Golden Specific / Sold By / Central Drug Store / 404 S. Main St.” Tin Advertising Sign; light yellow with black lettering, 7 inches by 10 inches, fine condition with light wear. 

59. Lot Of Eighty Five Massachusetts Milk Bottles; “Clarke’s Dairy / Sutton, Mass.”, “Lincoln / Dairy / Springfield”, “G. Slosek & Sons / So. Attleboro, Mass.”, “Star Milk Co. / Haverhill, Mass.” and others, colorless, half pints, pints and quarts, generally fine condition, Jan Boyer collection. 

60. Two Antique Flasks; Grant Bust - Eagle And “Union” portrait flask and Eagle And “Pittsburgh / Pa / McC & Co.” historical flask, bluish aquamarine, pints, GI-79 and GII-113, fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection. 

61. Lot Of Thirty One Souvenir China Items; “Club House, Wildwood Park, Danielson, Conn.” plate, “Post Office, Pawtucket, R.I.” plate, “State Capitol, Albany, N.Y.” plate, “The Oldest Windmill On Cape Cod” plate and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, one has blemishes, others are in fine condition. 

62. Lot Of Eighty Salem, Massachusetts Items; “Price Drug Co. / Salem, Mass.” advertising brush, “C.H. & J. Price / Pharmacists / Salem, Mass.” pharmacy bottle, “Geo. Ropes & Co / Druggists / Salem, Mass” medicine bottle, “Winter Club / Frank Whearty & Co / 22 Derby Square / Salem, Mass” whiskey bottle and others, aquamarine and colorless, various sizes and shapes, several have imperfections, most are in fine condition. 

63. Lot Of Sixty Two Cologne And Barber Bottles; “Genuine / Essence”, “Kerkoff / Paris / France”, “Shedd’s /  German / Cologne / G.W. Shedd Jr. & Co / Trade Mark / Boston, Mass.”, “Royce / Cleveland / O.” and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, one has mouth blemish, others are in fine condition. 

64. Lot Of Sixty Eight Antique Bottles; “Atwood’s / Quinine / Tonic / Bitters”, “S. Grover Graham’s / Dyspepsia Cure / Newburgh, N.Y.”, “Hennessy & Nolan / Albany, N.Y.” - “Hoxsie” soda, “Dr. J. Hostetter’s / Stomach Bitters”, bottle and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, several have imperfections, most are in fine condition. 

65. Lot Of Thirty Six Items; “Baker’s / Breakfast / Cocoa” box, “Liverwort / Parke, Davis & Co / Detroit, Mich” box, “Red Star / Cleaning Powder / Prepared And Put Up Only By / J.A. Wright & Co. / Keene, N.H.” box, “Union / Leader / Tobacco” tin and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, used condition with wear. 

66. Lot Of Thirty Two Black Glass Bottles; shades of olive green, seven are pontiled, various shapes and sizes, one has imperfection, others are in fine condition. 

67. Lot Of Twenty Three Fruit Jars; “Atlas / E-Z / Seal”, “Ball / Perfect / Mason”, “Mason’s / Patent / Nov. 30th / 1858”, “The Weir Pat Mar 1st 92 April 16, 1901” and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, one has mouth imperfection, others are in generally fine condition. 

68. Lot Of Eighty Antique Bottles; “Carter’s” master ink, “Genuine Belfast / Ginger Ale / G.D. Dow & Co / Boston” soda, “Hutchinson’s / Paint Department / 49-55 Munroe St. / Lynn, Mass.”, “Laxol / A.J. White / New York” and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine condition. 

69. Lot Of Twenty Five Items; perfume atomizers, bottle stoppers, and miscellaneous related material, generally fine condition, Paul Sturtevant collection. 

70. Lot Of Eight Demijohns; one is embossed “B.F.C.”, aquamarine, amber and yellow green, ht. 12 3/4 inches to 17 inches, one has imperfection, others are in fine condition, Jan Boyer collection. 

71. Lot Of Fifteen Antique Bottles; “Chelmsford Spring Co. / Old English / Ginger Beer / Chelmsford, Mass.” stoneware beer, “Clarke & White / C / New York” mineral water, “Rush’s / Bitters / A.H. Flanders. M.D. / New York” bitters, “Tippecanoe / H.H. Warner & Co” figural medicine and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, fine condition. 

72. Lot Of Forty Two Utility Bottles; colorless and shades of aquamarine, pontil scars, ht. 1 1/4 inches to 9 inches, several have imperfections, most are in fine condition. 

73. Lot Of Sixty Three Shot Glasses; “1827 / Highball / Blended / Whiskey / The Wolcott Co. / Rochester, N.Y.”, “Louisiana Purchase / Exposition / St. Louis, Mo. 1904”, “Old Charter / Ask Any Colonel”, “Walker’s / Canadian Club” and others, colorless and flashed cranberry, ht. 2 inches to 3 3/4 inches, one is damaged, others are in fine condition. 

74. Lot Of Ninety Eight Labeled Bottles; “A.D. Elmer’s / Pain-Killing / Balm”, “Dr. A.J. Flagg’s / Cough & Lung / Syrup”, “Gilman Bros. / Paregoric.”, “Dr. D. Kennedy’s / Favorite Remedy” and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine condition. 

75. Lot Of Eleven Lighting Devices; various colors, shapes and sizes, four have imperfections, others are in fine condition. 

76. Lot Of One Hundred And Fifty Bottle Stoppers; various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine condition. 

77. Large Piece Of Slag Glass; a blend of white and cranberry colors, approx.14 inches by 15 inches, ex Charles B. Gardner collection, generally fine condition. 

78. Two Pictorial Flasks; Girl On A Bicycle - Eagle and Anchor And “Spring Garden / Glass Works - Log Cabin, shades of aquamarine, one is pontiled, pints, GXIII-3 and GXIII-58, one has blemish on shoulder, one is in fine condition, Timothy and Christine Hill collection. 

79. Ship’s Compass; mahogany, glass and brass construction, ht. 8 1/4 inches, wdth. 8 1/4 inches, fine used condition. 

80. Lot Of Thirty One Milk Bottles; “W.T. Boyd / B / Nashua, N.H.”, “Griffwood / Farms / Mt. Washington”, “Home Dairy / 4 Sarella St. / Glens Falls, N.Y.”, “Indian Hill  / Farm Dairy / Greenville, Me. Tel. 76-2” and others, colorless, half pints, pints and quarts, three have imperfections, others are in fine condition, Jan Boyer collection. 

81. Lot Of Forty Three New England Pharmacy Bottles; “J.A. Blake / Ipswich / Mass.”, “City Hotel / Drug Store / Taunton / Mass.”, “G.H. Copeland & Co. / Lexington / Mass.”, “Emery Souther / The Oldest Druggist In Boston / 73 Green Cor. Stanford Sts.” and others, colorless, ht. 2 1/2 inches to 8 inches, five have imperfections, others are in fine condition. 

82. Lot Of Fourteen Ink Bottles; “Alling’s / Patd. Apl 25 1871”, “Fred D. / Alling / Rochester / .N.Y”, “Continental / Inks / & / Mucilage”, “WWW / Trade Mark” and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, three have blemishes, others are in fine condition, James Scharnagel collection. 

83. Lot Of Nineteen New England Whiskey Bottles; shades of amber and olive amber, three are pontiled, ht. 11 inches to 12 1/4 inches, fine condition. 

84. Lot Of Twelve Barber Bottles; “Bay Rum”, “Shampoo”, “Water”, “Witch / Hazel” and others, white milkglass and opaque clambroth color, ht. 6 3/4 inches to 8 1/2 inches, fine condition, Paul Sturtevant collection. 

85. “Washington / Engine / 1 / GVFD” Fire Helmet; black leather with felt and leather interior, ht. 7 1/2 inches, lgth. 14 3/4 inches, fine condition with light wear. 

86. Lot Of Three Soda Water Bottles; “E.S. & H. Hart” - “Superior / Soda Water / Union Glass Works”, “(Star) E.S. Hart / Canton / Ct” - “Superior / Soda Water / Union Glass Works” and “S & Co” - “So-Norwalk / Bottling Works / Conn.”, aquamarine, sapphire blue, and teal green, two are pontiled, ht. (3) 7 1/2 inches, all have blemishes, Michael Ray collection. 

87. Lot Of Fifty Seven Antique Items; “Engeman & Hubener / 97 & 99 West 24 St / New York” - “E & H / 1862” beer bottle, “McManus & Meade / Bottlers / Nasonville RI” beer bottle, “Strawson & Co / Chemists / Liverpool” bottle, “W.J. Vizard & Co / Registered / East Brookfield, Mass.” beer bottle and others, also includes a wood advertising box and bottle capper with caps, generally fine condition, Jan Boyer collection. 

88. Lot Of Sixty Four Blown And Pressed Glass Items; various colors, shapes and sizes, generally fine condition. 

89. Lot Of Twenty One Antique Silver Items; fifteen pieces are marked “Sterling”, six coin silver spoons are marked “Griffen”, lgth. 4 1/4 inches to 14 inches, fine used condition. 

90. Two Historical Flasks; Clasped Hands And “Union” - Eagle and Clasped Hands And “Union” - Cannon, aquamarine, pint and quart, GXII-23 and GXII-38, both have minor mouth blemishes, Timothy and Christine Hill collection. 

91. Lot Of Twenty Antique Items; six cut glass bowls, three cup plates, two cut glass goblets, a figural bottle stopper, a utility bottle, a leaded glass windowpane and others, generally fine used condition. 

92. Two “Williams” Ink Bottles; aquamarine, ht. 4 1/4 inches and 5 3/4 inches, both have exterior stain, James Scharnagel collection. 

93. Lot Of Eighteen Antique Bottles; "Boswell & Warner's / Colorific" medicine, "Congress & Empire Spring Co / C / Saratoga. N.Y." mineral water, "T.J. Dunbar & Co / Cordial / Schnapps / Schiedam" , "M. McPhelemy / Danbury Conn." and others, various colors, shapes and sizes, two have imperfections, others are in fine condition.

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