1. "CLARKES GORHAM / CONGRESS NEW HAVEN", (Tucker, M-12), Connecticut, ca 1845 - 1855, blue green quart, iron pontil, applied double collar mouth, blown in a three part mold.
A tiny flake and a bruise are off the edge of the base, otherwise perfect. Crude whittled glass and lots of bubbles. This is an extremely rare and important spring water bottle, that has no prior auction record!
| ||4|| $ 1,100|
2. "PATENTED / OCT. 19, 1858", (on top of glass closure), (SFJR, #522A), Pennsylvania, ca. 1860 - 1875, black amethyst quart, smooth base, rough sheared and ground lip has some in making grinding chips, original matching color glass lid. A gold background with black lettered label under glass reads: 'Gambogia' (a homeopathic herb made from the resin of the Garcinia tree, which is native to China).
Nice condition, a rare color, made even rarer by the addition of the label under glass.
| ||5|| $ 900|
3. "H.L. & J.W. BROWN / HARTFORD, CT.", Connecticut, ca. 1855 - 1865, dark olive green, 7"h, smooth base, applied blob mouth.
About perfect. Some light wear and scratches from usage.
| ||1|| $ 120|
4. "INDIAN / CLEMENS (motif of a standing Indian) TONIC / PREPARED BY / GEO. HOUSE", (Odell, pg. 79), Tennessee, ca. 1845 - 1860, aqua, 5 7/8"h, open pontil, outward rolled lip, 99% original label reads in part: 'Clemens' Indian Tonic, Infallible Cure for Aque and Fever' etc.
The bottle is perfect. A few of these exist, but this is one of the nicer ones.
| ||8|| $ 500|
5. "GENTIANA / ROOT AND HERB / BITTERS - SETH E. CLAPP & CO / SOLE PROPRIETORS - BOSTON, MASS", (Ring/Ham, G-11), Massachusetts, ca. 1865 - 1875, aqua, 9 3/4"h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth.
Some light inside haze, otherwise perfect.
| ||7|| $ 275|
6. "J.T. DUNBAR & CO. - WORM WOOD / CORDIAL - BOSTON", (unlisted), Massachusetts, ca. 1860 - 1870, medium yellowish green, 9 1/2"h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth.
An in making 'V' shaped chip extends from beneath the applied collar. Also a tiny potstone 'bruise' is on the inside heel of the base, and light overall exterior stain.
| ||10|| $ 475|
7. Blown Three Piece Mold "RUM" Decanter, (GIV-7 pattern), American, ca. 1815 - 1835, clear glass, 8 3/4"h, pontil scarred base, tooled lip, correct ground glass stopper.
| ||8|| $ 210|
8. "E. WATERS / TROY, N.Y.", (Covill, fig. 774), New York, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 7"h, open pontil, applied mouth.
A 1/4" chip is off the side of the lip, otherwise perfect. Bright clean glass, good glass whittle.
| ||4|| $ 210|
9. Pitkin Flask, New England, ca. 1790 - 1815, yellow olive, 36-broken rib pattern twisted to the left, 5"h, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip, blown in the German half-post method.
Nice example with a good impression and full of impurities. Note the very unusual 'short/fat' form!
| ||10|| $ 700|
10. AMERICAN FLAG / "HARD CIDER" / BARREL AND PLOW - LOG CABIN, (GX-22), American, ca. 1841, aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.
A number of lengthy cracks crisscross the flask, mostly on the cabin side. This flask has always been associated with the 1841 presidential campaign and successful election of William Henry Harrison our ninth President.
| ||1|| $ 500|
11. "J.T. BROWN / CHEMIST / BOSTON - DOUBLE / SODA / WATER", Massachusetts, ca. 1855 - 1865, medium teal blue torpedo, 9 1/8"h, smooth base, applied mouth.
Original pull over cork compressor wire closure. Some light interior haze, but no form of damage.
| ||3|| $ 350|
12. "MIDDLETOWN HEALING SPRINGS / A.W. GRAY & SON / MIDDLETOWN VT.", (Tucker, V-14), Vermont, ca. 1865 - 1875, deep emerald green quart, smooth base, applied double collar quart.
| ||1|| $ 500|
13. "DR. MOOREHOUSE'S - SARSAPARILLA - (motif of an eagle) / TRADE MARK", (DeGrafft, NZ-4), New Zealand, ca. 1875 - 1885, deep olive green, 9 1/4"h, "1084" on smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth.
Some spotty wear and light scratches. Considered by many of the Kiwi's to be New Zealand's number one bottle!
| ||26|| $ 425|
14. "L.N. KREINBROOK'S / BITTERS / MT. PLEASANT, PA.", (Ring/Ham, K-78), Pennsylvania, ca. 1880 - 1895, amber, 7 1/4"h, smooth base, tooled mouth.
Two pinhead in size flakes are off the edge of the base. Rated as extremely rare!
| ||9|| $ 300|
15. "A.M. BININGER & CO. / NO. 19, BROAD ST. N.Y. - BININGER'S / OLD KENTUCKY BOURBON - 1849 RESERVE / DISTILLED IN 1848", (Denzin, BIN-42), New York, ca. 1860 - 1870, yellow amber, 9 3/4"h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth, 60% original label.
About perfect (a minor open surface bubble is on a panel edge).
| ||4|| $ 350|