AUCTION 39 – SPRING 2015

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Miscellaneous

MS001 Hamilton No 3 Corker

Minimum Bid: $1000

Range:$1500-2000

Sold: $1150

A fabulous example of a rare No 3 Hamilton quart corker jar. This one has it all. The colour is a rich light blue. Mint condition. Great gloss and whittle to the glass. Best possible example of this one!

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MS002 Hamilton No 3 Clamp

Minimum Bid: $300

Range:$500-600

Sold: $350

A perfectly mint example of a No 3 Hamilton clamp jar. These nearly always have some lip damage. This one is perfect. Great gloss and whittle to the glass. Matching lid that has a couple of 1/8" flakes and original clamp.

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MS003 Amber Beaver Quart

Minimum Bid: $600

Range:$1000-1200

Sold: $900

A beautiful orange amber coloured American quart size Beaver jar. #4 on base. Near mint with one 1/4" grinding flake off the mouth on the left side seam. Perfectly clean inside and out. Matching lid with a 1/4" thin edge flake and a second tiny flea bite.

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MS004 American Pint Beaver

Minimum Bid: $150

Range:$250-300

Sold: $160

A perfect example of an American pint size Beaver jar. Rich green aqua coloured glass. Strongly embossed. Mint condition. Great example of this jar.

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MS005 Blue Beaver Quart

Minimum Bid: $150

Range:$200-300

Sold: $150

A rich blue coloured American quart size Beaver jar. #1 on base. Bit of a weak impression on the animal. Two 1/4" grinding flakes off the mouth at the rear. Very clean jar. Great scarce colour. Button lid is a standard aqua glass.

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MS006 Beaver Imperial Quart

Minimum Bid: $100

Range:$150-200

Sold: $175

A brilliant example of an Imperial quart size Beaver jar. Rich aqua glass with a hint of light green. Crisply embossed animal and word. Well ground mouth with only minor imperfections. Plain aqua lid insert.

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MS007 Beaver American Quart

Minimum Bid: $100

Range:$150-200

Sold: $100

A rich teal coloured American quart size Beaver jar. #13 on base. Note the two lines under the animal. Crisply embossed. Very clean glass. Perfect ground mouth. Plain Crown lid insert.

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MS008 Beaver American Quart

Minimum Bid: $50

Range:$75-100

Sold: $60

The mate to the previous lot. A bit lighter colour, a rich deep aqua. Super well embossed. #5 on base. Near mint with the tiniest bit of internal stain. Perfect ground lip. Clear button style lid insert.

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MS009 Beehive Quart

Minimum Bid: $150

Range:$200-300

Sold: $220

A mint example of a Beehive quart. Strongly embossed. Perfect mouth.

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MS010 Foster Bros Insulator

Minimum Bid: $400

Range:$600-800

Sold: $600

This Foster Brothers Glassworks St Johns Canada East threadless insulator is made from a rich dark green coloured glass. Some base edge damage (1/2" flake, 1/2" bruise and a few minor pings). A beautiful piece of early Canadian glass. Patented 1858.

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MS011 Massoud - Kingston

Minimum Bid: $250

Range:$400-500

Sold: $250

A rare painted tin sign for Masoud's ice cream from Kingston Ontario. You have to love the graphic images of the sundae and ice cream churn. 30 1/2" x 24 1/2" tall. Let the photos be your guide for condition.

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MS012 Tolton Bros - Guelph

Minimum Bid: $300

Range:$500-600

Sold: $300

This auction we are pleased to offer two great match dispensers from Guelph Ontario. This Tolton Bros is one of Canada's best. A rare dispenser with excellent early car graphics. This example is fabulous. The front panel is as good as it gets with only minor imperfections. A bit of wear on the back panel. You will not find a better one.

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MS013 Guelph Carpet Mills

Minimum Bid: $300

Range:$500-600

Sold: Not

This Guelph Carpet Mills match dispenser is extremely rare. Great images between the Persian rug and the large factory scene. Near mint condition. Quite possibly the best example of this rare match dispenser.

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MS014 Blanchfield - Guelph

Minimum Bid: $75

Range:$100-150

Sold: Not

A rare box tea tin from J. Blanchfield & Sons of Guelph. The paint on this tin has faded right out but the pattern remains clear and the tin is in good condition. 11 1/2" tall and 8 3/4 deep. Marked by the Macdonald Mft Co - Toronto.

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MS015 Fielding McLaren - Guelph

Minimum Bid: $50

Range:$75-100

Sold: Not

A scarce tea tin from Fielding & McLaren Guelph. 8" x 6 1/2" by 3 3/4". Marked by the Macdonal Mft Co Toronto. Some overall stain and a bit of rubbing on the right side. A tough tin in any shape.

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MS016 Fielding - Guelph

Minimum Bid: $50

Range:$75-100

Sold: $50

A nice example of a J.L. Fielding tea & coffee tin from Guelph. 7 1/4" tall. Overall good condition with strong paint.

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MS017 Barber - Guelph

Minimum Bid: $50

Range:$75-100

Sold: Not

A beautiful example of a Charles Barber lard tin from Guelph. Marked by the Macdonald Mft Co Toronto. Great colours and near mint condition.

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MS018 Barber Guelph Foursome

Minimum Bid: $50

Range:$75-100

Sold: Not

A lot of four different Charles Barber lard tins from Guelph Ontario. Some rare tins and a great decorators lot.

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MS019 Pilgrim - Hamilton

Minimum Bid: $500

Range:$800-1000

Sold: $850

A beautiful light cobalt Pilgrim & Co Hamilton squat soda. This is an early Canada West era bottle. Smooth base. 1/2" area of chipping to the inside blob edge rear and a few tiny bruises to the body. Great swirls of blue in the glass. A rare coloured soda we have not sold before.

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MS020 Pipe - Kingston CW

Minimum Bid: $200

Range:$300-400

Sold: $200

A near mint example of a W. Pipe Kingston Canada West squat soda. Pale green coloured glass. Smooth base.

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MS021 Jones - St.John

Minimum Bid: $150

Range:$200-300

Sold: $150

This is a great example of the Simeon Jones St John Codd stopper. A small narrow bottle, just 7 3/4" tall. This example has a ton of character with plenty of bubbles and streaks in the crude glass. Near mint with a faint bit of internal stain.

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MS022 Riddell - Toronto

Minimum Bid: $100

Range:$150-200

Sold: $175

A beautiful light teal coloured F. Riddell Toronto. Hamilton Glassworks base marked. Tumbled clean. Tiny flea bite in the lip. A great looking example of this early squat soda.

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MS023 Smith Bros - Belleville

Minimum Bid: $75

Range:$100-150

Sold: $300

An excellent example of the Smith Bros Belleville squat soda. Near mint with a light internal stain. Would tumble mint.

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MS024 Tune - Stratford

Minimum Bid: $100

Range:$150-200

Sold: $200

A scarce Tune Bottling Co siphon from Stratford Ontario. You do not see many Canadian siphons in this green coloured glass. 1/2" based edge flake front and some internal stain. The top is marked for O'Keefes Toronto.

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MS025 Matthews - Guelph Blob Quart

Minimum Bid: $75

Range:$100-150

Sold: $75

A good example of the blob style Alex Matthews quart soda. One of Ontario's best trademarks with the dancing Scotsman. Specks of internal stain and rust, but no damage.

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MS026 Matthews - Guelph Crown Quart

Minimum Bid: $50

Range:$75-100

Sold: $65

A good example of the crown top style Alex Matthews quart soda. Some light internal stain but no damage.

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MS027 Matthews Pair Guelph

Minimum Bid: $25

Range:$50-75

Sold: $40

A pair of Matthews Guelph sodas. The applied crown pint has some internal stain but no damage. The split soda is badly cracked through the base. Nice light amethyst colour glass on this one.

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MS028 Reinhart Pair Guelph

Minimum Bid: $25

Range:$50-75

Sold: Not

A pair of Royal City Mineral Water Works bottles from A. Reinhart Guelph. The machine-made crown quart is near mint with only the tiniest imperfections. The pint has some overall heavy stain and a 1/8" thin flake off the top.

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MS029 Quebec Ginger Beer Pair NB-35, QC-17

Minimum Bid: $25

Range:$50-75

Sold: $125

This lot has two Quebec ginger beers. The Seth Nutter Sherbrooke has a 1" based edge chip that has been poorly filled. The Milloy Montreal has a 4" hairline crack right side body and some rust.

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MS030 Fortier Pair Quebec

Minimum Bid: $25

Range:$50-75

Sold: $55

Two Elzear Fortier bottles in this lot. The clear siphon is in near mint condition. The top is marked for Timmons Quebec. The ginger beer is near mint with a tiny base edge flake.

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MS031 Fortier - Quebec

Minimum Bid: $20

Range:$30-40

Sold: $20

An Elzear Fortier best ginger beer from Quebec. 2" tight hairline on the front right side. Otherwise very clean.

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MS032 Montrose Dairy - Belleville

Minimum Bid: $150

Range:$200-300

Sold: Not

A 1/2 pint Montrose Dairy milk bottle from Belleville and Trenton. 6 1/4" tall. This is a "Special Canteen Bottle" for the Royal Canadian Air Force. A scarce and desirable bottle. Near mint with a light internal stain.

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MS033 Crothers - Kingston

Minimum Bid: $25

Range:$50-75

Sold: Not

A souvenir giveaway brush from W.J. Crothers Biscuits & Confectionary from Kingston, Ontario. Excellent condition. Great advertising piece.

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MS034 Canadian Bottle & Stoneware Collector Magazine Set

Minimum Bid: $125

Range:$200-250

Sold: Not

This lot includes the first 21 issues of Canadian Bottle & Stoneware Collector Magazine. A ton of great information in this magazine. Tough to find a complete set of the early small sized ones.

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MS035 Cummer - Hamilton.

Minimum Bid: $200

Range:$300-400

Sold: Not

A beautiful and early tip tray from Cummer & Son Hamilton, Ontario. This is a rare tray we have not seen before. The condition is excellent with a couple of small dents in the centre and some light paint wear front base. 4 1/4" in diameter. Gorgesous central image in terrific condition.

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MS036 Book Lot

Minimum Bid: $25

Range:$50-75

Sold: $25

This lot contains two reference books on Canadian bottles. The Unitt's Bottles in Canada hardcover is a must have. Published in 1972, this remains the best book on the subject. Some damage to the dust jacket but otherwise good. The thin coil bound Newfoundland Bottles and Stoneware is the only book on Newfoundland bottles and crocks and it is a good reference.

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MS037 Book Lot

Minimum Bid: $25

Range:$50-75

Sold: Not

This lot contains three books on Canadian glass. Unitt's Treasury of Canadian Glass is a good hardcover book that covers a wide range of materials, particularly pressed-glass and lamps. The Glass in Canada and Early Canadian Glass books are two Gerald Stevens staples.

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MS038 Book Lot

Minimum Bid: $25

Range:$50-75

Sold: $25

This lot contains two thin soft cover books on the bottles of Western Canada (but really British Columbia). These are two great reference books that I consult regularly in my own library. These books are first editions and long out of print. Tough to get in this good condition.

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MS039 Book Lot

Minimum Bid: $10

Range:$20-30

Sold: $15

This lot contains two early reference books on fruit jars. Both are quite old, but will still give you an idea of what jars are common or rare. The John Barclay Fruit Jar redbook is practically a collectible in its own right and was one of the first good books on the subject.

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