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'Discovery Auction' #148
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Lots 1-250 Closes Monday March 1st & Lots 251-535 Closes Tuesday March 2nd
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Auction # 148

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Part 1: Lots 1 - 250 closes March 1st, 2021 at 10 PM EST
Part 2: Lots 251 - 535 closes March 2nd, 2021 at 10 PM EST

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Auction Local Time: Mar 4, 2021 13:05:42 EST



ALL BIDDING ON OUR ‘DISCOVERY’ AUCTION #148 IS COMPLETED!

Winning bidders will be sent invoices by email Wednesday March 3rd. These invoices will include the winning bids, plus our standard 20% buyer’s premium, which is reduced to 17% if paying by check or money order. This invoice will also include postage, insurance and appropriate sales tax for the States of Pennsylvania. We are no longer sending paper copies of the invoices. If you require a paper copy please contact us with your request. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION!



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 20% buyers premium, (reduced to 17% if paying by a check or money order), postage and insurance. CHECK IT OUT! The lots are 70, 89, 246, 301, 331, 335, 342, 450, and 462 To reserve any of these lots call us at (215) 679-5849. Thank you.

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1. Pitkin Flask, (McK/Wil color plate IV), Pitkin Glass Works, Manchester, Connecticut, ca. 1790 - 1820, medium olive yellow color, 36 rib-pattern swirled to right, 5 1/2”h, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip, blown in the German half-post method.

An area of the shoulder is slightly under blown. Fine example, with good strength of impression and has a number of glass impurities. A classic New England Pitkin flask. Ex. Don Vink Collection.

 
8 $ 550
 

2. Melon Rib Pattern Flask, (form like McK/Wil, page 124, #3), probably Keene Glass Works, Keene. New Hampshire, ca. 1815 - 1825, light olive green, 6 3/4”h, faint pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip.

A 5/8” by 1/4” area of lip roughness and chipping is off the side of the lip. Dan Catherino Collection.

 
10 $ 120
 

3. Contemporary Pattern Moulded Flask, Southern New Jersey, possibly Emil Larson, ca. 20th Century, cobalt blue, 18-diamond pattern, 5 3/8”h, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip.

Perfect condition, but the pattern is somewhat weak.

 
7 $ 140
 

4. “WASHINGTON” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “BRIDGETON (five pointed star) NEW JERSEY” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-24), Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, ca. 1840 - 1845, bluish aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A crisp bold impression, and almost no trace of wear. A 1/8” by 1/16” chip is off the outer edge of the lip, otherwise in perfect condition and having one of the boldest impressions we’ve seen for this flask. George McConnell Collection.

 
7 $ 150
 

5. “WASHINGTON” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “BRIDGETON (five pointed star) NEW JERSEY” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-24), Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, ca. 1825 - 1835, bluish aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A faint 1/8” ‘rainbow’ type chip is off the inside edge of the lip and a 3/8” by 1/4” chip is off the side at the base. An exceptional impression!

 
8 $ 120
 

6. “WASHINGTON” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “JACKSON” / BUST OF JACKSON, (GI-32), Coventry, Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, ca. 1825 - 1835, yellow with amber and olive highlights pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Some light scattered scratches and light shoulder embossing, but no form of damage.

 
8 $ 200
 

7. “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “GEN TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-39), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1849 - 1855, deep blue green color quart, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A tiny open surface bubble is on the shoulder by a mould seam. Nice deep color that remains constant throughout, numerous air bubbles and glass swirls throughout. Here’s a nice one!

 
1 $ 400
 

8. “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “GEN TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-39), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1849 - 1855, medium blue green quart, open pontil, rough sheared lip.

A flat 1/8” chip is off the side of the lip, also a considerable amount of scattered scratches and wear. Ex. Seagram Glass Collection.

 
7 $ 250
 

9. “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “I HAVE ENDEAVORED TO DO MY DUTY” / BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-44), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1849 - 1855, light yellowish green citron pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

A shallow 1/4” open surface bubble is near midpoint on a mould seam. A scarce color for this mould! Dan Catherino Collection.

 
2 $ 275
 

10. BUST OF WASHINGTON - BUST OF TAYLOR, (GI-55), Dyottville Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1848 - 1855, light apple green pint, open pontil, applied tapered collar mouth.

A tiny potstone in the shoulder on the Washington side has several minuscule radiation stemming from it, otherwise in perfect condition.

 
1 $ 100
 

11. (Lot of 3), “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILADA / GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR, a “THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY” / BUST OF WASHINGTON - “A LITTLE MORE GRAPE CAPTAIN BRAGG” / BUST OF TAYLOR, and a SCROLL Flask, (GI-37 & GI-42, GIX-13), American, ca. 1848 - 1855, shades of aqua quarts and pint, iron pontil, open pontil and smooth bases, sheared and tooled lips and applied ‘top hat’ mouth.

The ‘Little More Grape Capt. Bragg’ has an area of milky interior stain.

 
10 $ 250
 

12. EAGLE WITH BANNER / “UNION” - BUST OF GRANT, (GI-79), Midwestern, ca. 1865 - 1875, blush aqua pint, smooth base, applied ring mouth.

Perfect condition, but some light dried contents should wash out. A scarce flask and the only one with the likeness of the Union General, Ulysses S. Grant. George McConnell Collection.

 
9 $ 300
 

13. “LAFAYETTE” / BUST OF LAFAYETTE / “COVENTRY / C-T” - LIBERTY CAP / “S & S”, (GI-86), Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, Connecticut, ca. 1825 - 1835, medium olive yellow half-pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip, original cork and partial dried contents.

An in-making surface indentation obliterates the letter ‘A’ in Lafayette’. In ‘as found’ attic condition.

 
8 $ 550
 

14. “GENERAL LA FAYETE” / BUST OF LAFAYETTE - EAGLE / “T.W.D.”, (GI-91), Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca. 1824 - 1825, aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Overall milky vasoline type inside stain and some scratches. It appears that a chip off the outer edge of the lip has been polished out. A scarce flask made to commemorate the visit of Marquis de Lafayette’s visit to Philadelphia on September 28, 1824 during his tour visiting all of the 24 states. George McConnell Collection.

 
7 $ 170
 

15. “BENJAMIN FRANKLIN” / BUST OF FRANKLIN - “WHERE LIBERTY DWELLS - THERE IS MY COUNTRY” - “T.W. DYOTT, M.D.” / BUST OF DYOTT - “KENSINGTON GLASS WORKS, PHILADELPHIA”, (GI-94), Kensington Glass Works, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, ca. 1825 - 1835, bluish aqua pint, open pontil, sheared and tooled lip.

Some milky inside stain that could probably be professionally removed.

 
9 $ 300
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