Auction 35 - Spring 2013

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Fruit Jars

FJ001 Midget Pint Beehive

Minimum Bid: $600

Range:$1000-1200

Sold: $1250

This clear glass midget pint Beehive is one of Canada's best jars. This example is perfect in every way. If you have wanted one, this is it!

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FJ002 Amber Beaver Quart

Minimum Bid: $500

Range:$800-1000

Sold: $900

A beautiful orange amber Beaver quart jar. #9 on the base. Mint condition. Matching button lid. The lid has some heavy chipping on a 2" section of the edge.

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FJ003 Blue Canada Compass

Minimum Bid: $500

Range:$800-1000

Sold: $950

This quart size Canada Compass is a rich steel blue colour. If you check the category photo - you will see how it compares to other ordinary aqua coloured jars. The glass is full of seed bubbles - giving the jar a ton of character. Mint condition. The lid is not correct for this jar. A very rare jar in this colour and condition.

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FJ004 Green Excelsior Improved

Minimum Bid: $400

Range:$700-800

Sold: $400

This American half gallon size Excelsior Improved is a gorgeous lime green colour. Original marked and matching coloured lid. The glass is studded with seed bubbles. Star crack about the size of a dime above the "S" in "Excelsior". This is almost certainly an annealing crack, but it is damaged nonetheless. From the Ken Judges Collection. A super rare coloured jar that is virtually impossible to find with the matching coloured lid.

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FJ005 Hamilton Corker

Minimum Bid: $400

Range:$600-800

Sold: $950

A stunning No 2 Hamilton corker. Mint condition. Heavily whittled glass.

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FJ006 Amber Pansy

Minimum Bid: $300

Range:$400-600

Sold: $475

A beautiful orange amber Pansy. Ghosted Best. Near mint with a 1/4" grinding chip. Original matching coloured lid.

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FJ007 Hamilton Clamp

Minimum Bid: $300

Range:$400-600

Sold: $300

A No 3 Hamilton Clamp jar. Near mint with a tiny 1/8" fine flake off the base edge front left. Perfect mouth on this one. Original marked insert. The insert has a deep 1/4" chip. Original clamp.

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FJ008 Erie Half Gallon

Minimum Bid: $200

Range:$300-400

Sold: $250

A half gallon size Erie jar in a rich amethyst coloured glass. ERIE on base. Near mint with a bit of internal stain.

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FJ009 Coronet Half Gallon

Minimum Bid: $50

Range:$80-100

Sold: Not

A half gallon Coronet in a light amethyst colour. 1" hairline at the rear towards the base. One end of this hairline has a star shaped annealing crack. There is also a 1" long burst bubble at the rear mid body with a 1/8" flake off one end. See the photos. Ken Judges Collection.

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FJ010 Coronet Quart

Minimum Bid: $30

Range:$50-60

Sold: Not

A quart size Coronet in a light amethyst colour. Heavy scratching to the right rear. A couple of hard scratches to the front and a 1/4" fish eye bruise front base edge.

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FJ011 Coronet Pint

Minimum Bid: $100

Range:$150-200

Sold: Not

A pint size Coronet. 1/8" flake out of the lip. 1/8" flake and a couple of tiny flea bites on the sharp base edge front.

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FJ012 Beehive Quart

Minimum Bid: $125

Range:$200-250

Sold: $210

A nice example of a quart size Beehive jar. Squeeky clean. Mint condition.

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FJ013 Schimmel Philadelphia

Minimum Bid: $200

Range:$300-400

Sold: $200

A gorgeous example of a midget pint size The J.O. Schimmel jar. Cohansey Glass Mnft Co Philada on base. Original marked glass insert and closure. The jar is mint with nice heavily whittled glass. The glass insert has a 1/2" chip off the edge. A scarce jar in great shape.

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FJ014 The Puritan

Minimum Bid: $100

Range:$150-200

Sold: Not

A half gallon The Puritan with LS Co monogram on reverse. Mint condition. Missing its lid and closure.

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FJ015 Acme 1893 Mason

Minimum Bid: $100

Range:$150-200

Sold: $110

A quart size Lamont Glassworks Acme 1893. Rough ground mouth with a 1/4" chip and a 1/4" fish eye bruise. Both likely in-manufacture. Super clean and whittled jar.

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FJ016 Lamont Improved Jam

Minimum Bid: $100

Range:$150-200

Sold: $100

A pint size Lamont Glassworks Improved Jam. Mint condition. The lid is not correct and has a 1/4" fish eye bruise.

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FJ017 Lamont Improved Jam

Minimum Bid: $75

Range:$100-150

Sold: $75

A quart size Lamont Glassworks Improved Jam. Mint condition. The lid and band are not the correct ones.

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FJ018 Beaver Imperial Half Gallon

Minimum Bid: $50

Range:$80-100

Sold: $55

A big beautiful Imperial Half Gallon Beaver in clear glass. Near mint condition. Heavy ground mouth with a couple of 1/4" grinding flakes. Very clean glass. Original clear button type lid. Ken Judges Collection.

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FJ019 Beaver American Half Gallon

Minimum Bid: $50

Range:$80-100

Sold: $50

An American half gallon Beaver in clear glass. Letter "L" on the base. Near mint condition. Heavy ground mouth with a couple of deep 1/4" grinding flakes. Original clear button type lid.

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FJ020 Beaver Imperial Quart

Minimum Bid: $40

Range:$60-80

Sold: $45

An Imperial quart size Beaver in clear glass. Near mint with a couple of minor grinding flakes. Heavily embossed animal and word. Original clear button type lid. Ken Judges Collection.

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FJ021 Beaver American Quart

Minimum Bid: $40

Range:$60-80

Sold: $45

An American quart size Beaver in pale aqua glass. Letter "A" on base. Heavily embossed and detailed animal with cross hatched tail. Original aqua button type lid.

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FJ022 Beaver American Quart

Minimum Bid: $30

Range:$50-60

Sold: $ 40

An American quart size Beaver in clear glass. Number "6" on base. 1/4" chip in the ground mouth. Otherwise excellent. Original clear glass button type lid.

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FJ023 Beaver American Pint

Minimum Bid: $100

Range:$150-200

Sold: $130

An American pint size Beaver in clear glass. Near mint with a couple of tiny scrapes at the rear. Strongly embossed animal and word. This size is notorious for weak embossing. This one is great! Plain aqua insert. Ken Judges Collection.

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FJ024 Yellow Crown Quart

Minimum Bid: $50

Range:$75-100

Sold: $55

A deep yellow Crown quart with just a hint of green. Near mint. Ordinary clear insert and band.

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FJ025 Green Crown Quart

Minimum Bid: $50

Range:$75-100

Sold: $50

A rich green Crown quart with a hint of yellow. Mint condition. Ordinary clear insert and band.

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FJ026 Pair of Mason's

Minimum Bid: $25

Range:$40-50

Sold: $25

This lot includes two nice Mason jars. The aqua quart size Mason's Improved - Clyde NY is near mint with a bit of stain. The quart size Mason's CC GC is a pale green green glass. Full of tiny seed bubbles. Two fish eye bruises in the threads, one 1/4" and the second 1/8". Otherwise very clean. Ken Judges Collection.

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