AUCTION 39 – SPRING 2015

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Western Ginger Beers

GB015 Thorpe - Nelson BC-08

Minimum Bid: $500

Range:$800-1000

Sold: $1550

A rare quart size Thorpe & Co Nelson BC. This is the variant with all the writing enclosed in two circles. Near mint condition. The base edge is a bit rough with a 1/2" crack and a couple of small flakes. Real minor stuff. A great example of a rare BC bottle. "Cross" marked stopper.

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GB016 Thorpe - Nelson BC-07

Minimum Bid: $500

Range:$800-1000

Sold: $1800

Another rare quart size Thorpe & Co Nelson BC ginger beer. This variant has Thorpe & Co Ltd in a banner across the top. Near mint with a tiny bit of rust and a couple of real minor base edge separation marks. Marked and matching stopper.

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GB017 Thorpe - Vancouver BC-36

Minimum Bid: $200

Range:$300-400

Sold: $450

A Thorpe & Co Vancouver "Br Columbia" marked pint ginger beer. Inside thread type. This one had a 1/4" chip out of the blob inside edge rear, which we had professionally restored. Displays perfect. Damaged but matching marked stopper.

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GB018 Thorpe - Vancouver Unlisted

Minimum Bid: $200

Range:$300-400

Sold: $600

An unlisted Thorpe & Co Vancouver pint ginger beer. Cork style top. This one had a couple of minor shoulder flakes and a 1/2" base edge chip, which we had professionally restored. Displays perfect.

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GB019 Thorpe - Vancouver BC-4

Minimum Bid: $100

Range:$150-200

Sold: $240

An incised pint Thorpe's ginger beer with inside thread closure. This is the smaller letter variant of this bottle. Near mint with a tiny flea bite in the shoulder. Marked and matching stopper.

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GB020 Phillips - Victoria BC-10

Minimum Bid: $250

Range:$400-500

Sold: $750

A near mint example of the pint size incised A. Phillips Victoria. Note the "VI" for Vancouver Island". An early and rare BC bottle. This one has a 1/8" chip in the lip and a bit of base edge rust.

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GB021 Fairall - Victoria BC-44

Minimum Bid: $300

Range:$400-600

Sold: $1200

A scarce two tone inside thread Fairall Bros Victoria ginger beer. Near mint with the tiniest flea bite in the left shoulder. "Cross" marked stopper. Best example I have seen of this one.

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GB022 Kelowna Canning Co BC-03

Minimum Bid: $300

Range:$500-600

Sold: $1400

A fabulous example of the Kelowna Canning Co ginger beer. This one had a 1/8" lip chip we had professionally restored. "Cross" marked stopper.

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GB023 Brooks - Victoria BC-43

Minimum Bid: $300

Range:$500-600

Sold: $550

A beautiful example of a Thomas Brooks from Victoria BC. Mint condition. Best possible example. "Cross" marked stopper.

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GB024 Cross - Vancouver BC-20

Minimum Bid: $300

Range:$500-600

Sold: $1050

This Cross & Co Vancouver ginger beer is the rare variant that has "Cross & Co" in a straight line. This exmple had a 1/4 flake out of the blob front, that we had restored. There is also a 2" glaze crack that runs around the left side of the neck. Marked and matching stopper.

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GB025 Cross - Vancouver BC-19

Minimum Bid: $150

Range:$200-300

Sold: $450

This Cross & Co Vancouver has the "Cross & Co" in arched lettering. This example had a 1/2" flake from the blob right rear and a 1/4" lip edge chip rear, both of which we had professionally restored. 1" glaze hairline left side body. This bottle is clean and displays well. "Cross" marked stopper.

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