Washington Portrait Flask - Heckler Auction

 
Thanks to Ferdinand Meyer for keeping us informed on rare flasks and bitters bottles on his Peachridge Glass website. He just posted about this auction, and some of the top bids. Wonder what the final hammer prices will be? I'm sure he'll let you know!

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Three (3) killer Historical Portrait Flasks closed last evening at Session III of The Thomas McCandless Collection auction. Call backs are now. Look at the prices for these three top shelf specimens.

Lot: 183  Washington – Classical Bust Portrait Flask, Bridgeton Glass Works, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1840-1860. Yellow with a topaz tone, sheared mouth – pontil scar, quart. GI-25 Unlisted and extremely rare beautiful color, strong embossing. An exceptional example. Ex Pardoe collection. Estimate: $10,000 – $20,000  Minimum bid: $5,000 Current Bid:  $45,000

Lot: 183 Washington - Classical Bust Portrait Flask - Heckler

 

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