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The 'Colors of Fall' Auction

Auction # 116

Auction Ended: September 25th, 2017 at 10 PM EST

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Auction Local Time: Nov 24, 2017 13:22:39 EST
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1. “ROCKBRIDGE ALUM WATER / (motif of a King) / ROCKBRIDGE ALUM SPRINGS / VIRGINIA”, Virginia, ca. 1880 - 1895, aqua, 10 1/4”h, smooth base, tooled lip.

Some spotty internal stain is in the shoulder area, otherwise perfect. One of the rarer of the Rockbridge Spring water bottles.

 
12 $ 600
 

2. “BLOUNT SPRINGS / NATURAL / SULPHUR WATER - TRADE / BS (monogram) / MARK”, Alabama ca. 1870 - 1880, deep cobalt blue, 9”h, smooth base, applied mouth.

Pristine perfect ‘attic’ found condition, scarce larger size. A number exist, but few, if any are in this like new condition. Howard Dean Collection.

 
21 $ 375
 

3. “LYNCH & CLARKE / NEW YORK”, (Tucker, C-2-A type 1), New York, ca. 1825 - 1835, yellowish olive amber pint, improved pontil, applied double collar mouth.

Pristine perfect condition, and with a very unusual ‘bull’ neck. One of the nicer ones. Ex. Stu Elman Collection. Howard Dean Collection.

 
7 $ 700
 

4. “JOHN CLARKE” (on the shoulder), (Tucker, C-3-A), New York, ca. 1855 - 1865, deep olive green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth, blown in a three part mold.

About perfect. Crude seedy glass that has swirls of bubbles throughout. Howard Dean Collection.

 
5 $ 275
 

5. “G.W. WESTON & CO. - SARATOGA. N.Y” (on the shoulder), (Tucker, E-1-C-3), New York, ca. 1855 - 1865, deep olive green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth, blown in a three part mold.

About perfect. Nice example, good glass whittle, scarce mold. Howard Dean Collection.

 
7 $ 275
 

6. “G.W. WESTON & CO / SARATOGA / N.Y.”, (Tucker, E-2-B-2), New York, ca. 1855 - 1865, dark emerald green pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

About perfect. Nice ‘attic’ found condition, lots of bubbles and swirl lines, rare pure emerald green color! Howard Dean Collection.

 
14 $ 475
 

7. “CONGRESS & EMPIRE SPRING CO / E / SARATOGA. N.Y.” (Tucker, E-6-A variant), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep olive green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. About perfect, (a few minor scratches). Plenty of air bubbles, scarce color. Chester Carpenter Collection.

 
5 $ 210
 

8. “SIDERITE SPRINGS / SS CO. / MANCHESTER CONN”, (Tucker, M-48-B). Connecticut, ca. 1865 - 1875, emerald green pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A number of scratches exist, mostly away from the embossing. Also a tiny edge of base flake. Good glass whittle, rare mold that reportedly was blown at the Willington, Glass Works in West Willington, Connecticut. Ex. Gerry Struble Collection. Howard Dean Collection.

 
19 $ 2,200
 

9. “DARIEN / MINERAL SPRINGS / TIFFT & PERRY / DARIEN CENTRE / N.Y.”, (Tucker, N-11-B), New York, 1865 - 1875, bluish aqua pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

Fine example, rated as scarce.

 
9 $ 200
 

10. “DEEP ROCK SPRING / TRADE / DEEP ROCK / MARK / OSWEGO N.Y. - DRS” (monogram), (Tucker, N-15-A), New York, ca. 1870 - 1880, aqua quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

Several minor scratches are located just above the monogram, otherwise perfect. Howard Dean Collection.

 
14 $ 550
 

11. “DEEP ROCK SPRING / TRADE / DEEP ROCK / MARK / OSWEGO N.Y. - DRS” (monogram), (Tucker, N-15-B), New York, ca. 1870 - 1880, aqua pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

Lightly cleaned to perfect condition. This is the rare larger letter variant! Howard Dean Collection.

 
8 $ 210
 

12. “OAK ORCHARD / ACID SPRINGS - ALABAMA / GENESEE CO N.Y.”, (Tucker, N-23), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep blue green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth, blown in a three part mold.

About perfect. Crude nicely whittled glass, scarce Alabama embossed variant! Howard Dean Collection.

 
7 $ 375
 

13. “CRYSTAL SPRING WATER / C.R. BROWN / SARATOGA SPRINGS / N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-17-A), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, emerald green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

Perfect condition, good glass whittle, a very rare spring water bottle! Howard Dean Collection.

 
25 $ 8,000
 

14. “SARATOGA / A / SPRING. CO / N.Y.”, (Tucker, (S-2-A type II), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, black glass quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

An open surface bubble is located on the edge of the base, otherwise in perfect condition. Extremely rare color that under an intense light shows a bit of olive yellow color! Howard Dean Collection.

 
15 $ 900
 

15. “HIGHROCK CONGRESS SPRING / 1767 / (motif of a rock) / C&W / SARATOGA N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-36-B type II), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep reddish amber quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

A tiny in making chip extends from beneath the collar at the neck. A shallow partially open bubble is near the base. Some glass whittle, nice reddish color. Probably blown at the Stoddard Glass Works. Chester Carpenter Collection.

 
1 $ 150
 

16. “AETNA MINERAL SPOUTING SPRING / AE (monogram) / SARATOGA / N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-4-B), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, aqua pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth. A 3/16” by 1/8” chip is off the heel of the base, otherwise about perfect.

Extremely rare, one of possibly only three or four known examples! Rated as number one in Bernhard Puckhaber’s 1973 listing of ‘Ten Most Wanted Saratogas’! Howard Dean Collection.

 
11 $ 5,000
 

17. “PAVILION & UNITED STATES SPRING CO / SARATOGA / N.Y. - PAVILION WATER / APERIENT”, (Tucker, S-45-B), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, emerald green pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

An open surface bubble is located on the side at the base, otherwise about perfect. Good glass whittle, scarce mold. Howard Dean Collection.

 
1 $ 120
 

18. “PAVILION & UNITED STATES SPRING CO / SARATOGA / N.Y. - PAVILION WATER / APERIENT”, (Tucker, S-45-B), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep bluish green pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

About perfect condition, good glass whittle. A number exist, but few in this nice condition. Chester Carpenter Collection.

 
1 $ 150
 

19. “PAVILION & UNITED STATES SPRINGS CO / US / SARATOGA / N.Y. - PAVILION WATER / APERIENT”, (Tucker, S-46-B), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium blue green pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

A 1/4” by 1/8” sliver type chip is off the heal of the base. A pinhead in size flake is off the edge. Good glass whittle and due to its location the base chip is not visible unless turned over. Of the four Pavilion variants this is the rarest! Chester Carpenter Collection.

 
24 $ 5,000
 

20. “SARATOGA SELTZER SPRING CO / (motif of a bubbling bottle) / SARATOGA. N.Y. - SSS” (in script), (Tucker, S-50-B), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, emerald green pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

An open surface bubble is located below the letters OGA in SARATOGA. rare and desirable! Rated as number seven in Bernhard Puckhaber’s 1973 listing of ‘Ten Most Wanted Saratogas’! Howard Dean Collection.

 
7 $ 2,100
 

21. “SARATOGA / (five pointed star) / SPRING”, (Tucker, S-52-AType I), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, emerald green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

Pristine condition, crude ‘wavy’ glass, scarce color! Howard Dean Collection.
 
16 $ 800
 

22. “STAR SPRING CO / (five pointed star) SARATOGA N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-54-B type III), New York, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep emerald green pint, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

Perfect condition, plenty of tiny bubbles, rare color! Howard Dean Collection.

 
10 $ 700
 

23. “BETHESDA SPRING WATER / C.R. BROWN / SARATOGA SPRINGS / N.Y.”, (Tucker, S-8-A), New York, ca. 1885, aqua quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

A 1” long horizontal crack is on the front of the bottle in the letters “D” and “A’ in Bethesda. Also several edge of base chips exist, the largest being 3/8” by 3/16” in size. Also several minor body imperfections. This is the bottle pictured in Tucker’s book on page 52. It is currently believed to be the only known example. Howard Dean Collection.

 
11 $ 1,500
 

24. “MAGNETIC SPRING / HENNIKER. NH”, (Tucker, V-10), New Hampshire, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellow amber quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

A 1/4” by 3/16” ‘ice pick’ bruise is on the inside edge of the lip that occurred when the original cork was pried out. A very common occurrence on spring water type bottles. Highly whittled, ‘seedy’ glass! Chester Carpenter Collection.

 
8 $ 210
 

25. “MIDDLETOWN HEALING SPRING / GRAYS & CLARK / MIDDLETOWN. VT.”, (Tucker, V-12 variant 3), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, emerald green quart, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.

Perfect condition, scarce green color, one of the best! Chester Carpenter Collection.

 
1 $ 400
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