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'An Early June Potpourri Auction' - Auction 131
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Auction # 131

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Part 1: Lots 1 - 250 closes June 3rd at 10 PM EDT
Part 2: Lots 251 - 540 closes June 4th at 10 PM EDT

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Auction Local Time: June 26, 2019 23:02:09 EDT



ALL BIDDING ON OUR TWO PART ‘BIG SUMMER POTPOURRI AUCTION’ IS NOW COMPLETED!

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ATTENTION! DIDN’T WIN ANYTHING IN THE AUCTION? HERE’S ANOTHER CHANCE. The following items received NO BIDS. We have lowered the starting price (some considerably). They are available for the minimum posted bid, plus our 17% buyers premium, postage and insurance. CHECK IT OUT! The lots are 70, 129, 178, 181, 239, 241, 286, 289, 359, 423, To reserve any of these lots call us at (215) 679-5849. Thank you.

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The first ten lots are aqua pontiled medicines from the Sidney Genius Collection. Each one is an exceptional example as nice as any we have seen. For those of you who are looking for the ultimate in perfection these ten represent just that!



1. “DR. PAREIRA’S - ITALIAN / REMEDY”, (Odell, pg. 273), New York, ca. 1850 - 1860, aqua, 5 3/8”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth.

Pristine perfect condition, some glass whittle. One of only a small number of early medicines to use ‘Remedy’ in the embossing. A rare bottle, especially when found in this sparkling condition. Jonathan Pareira was a European physician, living in New York City. Sidney Genius Collection.

 
20 $ 450
 

2. “DR. FROOD’S - PECTORAL / SYRUP - NEW-YORK”, (Odell, pg. 132), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 5 1/2”h, open pontil, applied single collar mouth.

Some in-making crazing lines are in the neck, otherwise in sparkling perfect condition. Dr. A. Foord, M.D. was established in Cazenovia, before moving to New York City. Sidney Genius Collection.

 
3 $ 90
 

3. “DR. FROOD’S - PECTORAL / SYRUP - NEW-YORK”, (Odell, pg. 132), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 7 1/2”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth.

Pristine perfect condition, highly whittled glass, and in the much rarer size. Sidney Genius Collection.

 
22 $ 750
 

4. “N. WOOD / PORTLAND / ME”, (Odell, pg. 380), Maine, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 7 3/8”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth.

Pristine perfect condition, nice glass whittle. As nice as it gets! Bought at the Char Mar Bottle Shop. Sidney Genius Collection.

 
1 $ 150
 

5. (Lot of 2), “DELIGHT’S / SPANISH LUSTRAL - PREPARED BY / J.C. WADLEICH”, (Odell, pg. 106), Lawrence, Massachusetts, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 6” and 6 1/4”h, open pontils, applied tapered collar mouths.

Both are in perfect condition each having a different size embossing .Sidney Genius Collection.

 
2 $ 110
 

6. “DR. PINKHAM’S / EMMENAGOGUE”, (Odell, pg. 280), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, bluish aqua, 6”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth.

Pristine perfect condition, highly whittled glass, and in a somewhat deeper aqua color. Bought from Mike Stuckey in 1977.Sidney Genius Collection.

 
11 $ 180
 

7. “PERRY’S - HUNGARIAN / BALM - FOR THE HAIR”, (Odell, pg. 277), Boston, Massachusetts, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 6”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth.

Pristine perfect condition, good glass whittle. One of the best! Sidney Genius Collection.

 
8 $ 160
 

8. “N.L. CLARK & CO. - PERUVIAN - SYRUP”, (unlisted), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, bluish aqua, 8 3/4”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth.

Pristine perfect, highly whittled glass, a real sparkler! Bought from an antique dealer in Maine. Sidney Genius Collection.

 
25 $ 600
 

9. “TOMS, - RUSSIAN - LINIMENT”, (Odell, pg. 347), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, bluish aqua, 4 1/2”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth.

Pristine perfect condition. Here’s a little cutie! Sidney Genius Collection.

 
11 $ 190
 

10. “DR. FORSHA’S - ALTERATIVE / BALM”, (Odell, pg. 133), American, ca. 1840 - 1860, bluish aqua, 5 1/4”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip.

Pristine perfect like new condition! One of the best! Sidney Genius Collection.

 
10 $ 230
 

11. “FOLGER’S - OLOSAONIAN - NEW YORK”, (Odell, pg. 131), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, greenish aqua, 6 1/8”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth.

Several in-making crazing lines in the neck just below the applied collar, otherwise a pristine sparkling highly whittled beauty! Sidney Genius Collection.

 
1 $ 90
 

12. “R.E. WOODWARD’S - VEGETABLE - TINCTURE - SOUTH READING - MASS.”, (Odell, pg. 381), Massachusetts, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 8-sided, 6”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth.

Pristine perfect condition, good glass whittle, very eye appealing form. Sidney Genius Collection.

 
10 $ 450
 

13. “G.W. MERCHANT / LOCKPORT / N.Y.”, (Odell, pg. 251), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, medium blue green, 5 1/8”h, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth.

Perfect condition. This is the variant that lacks the ‘X’ on the label panel. Bought from Marvin Story at the 1972 Columbus, Ohio bottle show. Sidney Genius Collection.

 
9 $ 160
 

14. “BEAR’S / OIL”, (Odell, pg. 27), Ohio, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 3”h, open pontil, inside rolled lip.

About perfect. Purchased from Dr. Sam Greer. Sidney Genius Collection.

 
12 $ 160
 

15. “O.O. WOODMAN - FEVER CURE - NEW ORLEANS”, (Odell, pg. 380), Louisiana, ca. 1840 - 1840, pale aqua, 4 1/8”h, open pontil, inward rolled lip.

Light overall stain that could probably be removed, but no form of damage. Could be a rare one! Dug on 6th Street in New Orleans. Sidney Genius Collection.

 
21 $ 500
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