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The 'Octoberfest' Potpourri Auction
Closing over 2 days


Auction Ended: Days and Times
Part 1: Lots 1 - 250 closes October 30th at 10 PM EDT with timed closing
Part 2: Lots 251 - 508 closes October 31st at 10 PM EDT with timed closing

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Auction Local Time: Nov 24, 2017 13:22:03 EST



ALL BIDDING ON OUR ‘OCTOBERFEST’ AUCTION IS COMPLETED!

Winning bidders will be sent invoices by email Wednesday. These invoices will include the winning bids, plus our standard 18% buyer’s premium, which is reduced to 15% if paying by check or money order. This invoice will also include postage and insurance. And appropriate state sales tax for Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Paper copies to the winning bidders will be mailed out when completed. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION!



ATTENTION! DIDN’T WIN ANYTHING IN THE TWO DAYS OCTOBERFEST 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 15% buyers premium, postage and insurance. CHECK IT OUT! The lots are 59, 62, 67, 74, 100, 172, 182, 229, 232, 234, 242, 244, 301, 302, 313, 314, 349, 363, 391, 405, 422, 423, 431, 436, 440, 459, 469, 487, 489, 493. To reserve any of these lots call us at (609) 483-2683. Thank you.

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1. Pitkin Flask, American, ca. 1815 - 1830, light greenish aqua, 32-rib pattern swirled to the right, 6 3/8”h, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip, blown in the German half-post method.

Some minor inside base stain, otherwise perfect. Great impression throughout.

 
9 $ 650
 

2. Spirits Flask, European, ca. 1820 - 1835, clear glass with amethyst tint, 6 1/4”h, 28-vertical rib pattern, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip.

Perfect condition.

 
3 $ 90
 

3. Unembossed Pocket Flask, probably Stoddard Glass Works, Stoddard, New Hampshire, ca. 1855 - 1865, reddish amber pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

Perfect condition.

 
5 $ 60
 

4. (Lot of 2) Embossed SAFE Strapsided Flasks, American, ca. 1880 - 1895, amber pint and half-pint, smooth bases, tooled double collar mouths.

The half-pint has a tiny flake off the edge of a strap. The pint has a tiny flake off the edge of the lip. Rarely offered flasks and the tiny flaws are non-offensive.

 
1 $ 80
 

5. “GENERAL WASHINGTON” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - EAGLE / “T.W.D.”, (GI-16), Kensington Glass Works, ca. 1820 - 1825, aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A chip off the inside edge of the lip has been professionally repaired.

 
8 $ 140
 

6. (Lot of 2) “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILADA. / GENERAL TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, and a “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “I HAVE ENDEAVOUR,D TO DO MY DUTY / GENERAL TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-37 & 44), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, aqua quart and pint, open pontil and smooth base, sheared and tooled lips.

The pint has overall milky inside stain.

 
5 $ 130
 

7. BUST OF WASHINGTON - BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-51), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, aqua quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Some high point wear and light scratches exist mostly on the Washington side.

 
1 $ 50
 

8. BUST OF GENERAL GRANT - EAGLE WITH BANNER / “UNION”, (GI-79), probably Pittsburgh District, ca. 1860 - 1865, amber pint, smooth base, applied ring mouth.

Overall milky stain and several 1” long cracks are in the neck. A rare flask that would probably lend itself well to a professional cleaning.

 
1 $ 90
 

9. CLASSICAL BUST FLASK, (GI-114), New England, ca. 1825 - 1835, yellow olive half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

About perfect. Great impression and almost no trace of wear.

 
6 $ 170
 

10. EAGLE - EAGLE, (GII-24), Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, ca. 1835 - 1845, bluish aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Perfect Condition.

 
15 $ 250
 

11. EAGLE - EAGLE, (GII-26), Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, ca. 1835 - 1845, bluish aqua quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A tiny chip is off the inside edge of the lip, otherwise perfect.

 
12 $ 230
 

12. EAGLE / "LOUISVILLE / GLASS WORKS” - (overall vertical rib pattern), (GII-35), Louisville Glass Works, Louisville, Kentucky, ca. 1850 - 1860, aqua quart, smooth base, applied ring mouth.

About perfect (some very faint inside shoulder haze). Due to the heavy rib pattern many times this flask has rib chips, so it is quite a rarity when one comes along that is free of damage.

 
8 $ 210
 

13. EAGLE - TREE, (GII-41), Kensington Glass Works, ca. 1825 - 1835, aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A very faint probably in manufacturing 1/2" long hairline crack is on the side of a central medial rib. Not an easy flask to find, and neither is the damage.

 
4 $ 100
 

14. EAGLE - FURLED FLAG / “FOR OUR COUNTRY”, (GII-52), Coffin & Hay Glass Works, Hammonton, New Jersey, ca. 1825 - 1835, aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Cleaned, but retains a considerable amount of glass etching.

 
5 $ 90
 

15. EAGLE - EAGLE, (GII-71), Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, ca. 1825 - 1835, medium olive yellow half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Perfect condition, lots of bubbles and no trace of wear.

 
10 $ 240
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