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1 9 3/4" tall, Nice light to medium cornflower blue color. Lighter in the sides and gets darker in the center. Wonderful color! A really different top on this one! There is a tooled ring lip but under that, about 1/2", is what appears to be an applied piece of glass. Crude! Bottle has a smooth base. Front of bottle looks like a violin, back is plain. Comes complete with a metal wall hanger that is in the shape of a violin bow. There are quite a few nice seed bubbles in the glass and one small pot stone on the left side. No problems from the potstone at all. Bottle is in super mint condition with no problems. $55.00
1A 10" tall, figural violin shaped bottle. Nice plum amethyst color that is lighter in the sides and gets darker in the center. Swirls of color throughout the shoulder area! A wonderful color! Nice applied top with a smooth base. Front of bottle looks like a violin, back is plain. There are loads of nice seed bubbles in the glass This bottle would be mint if it weren't for a three leg crack on the left side of the bottle. It looks like it got bumped at one time. This is very hard to see but it is there. There are no other problems. $20.00
1B 9 7/8" tall, figural violin shaped bottle. Nice light yellow green color that is lighter in the sides and gets darker in the center. Another nice colored violin! Nice applied top with a smooth base. Front of bottle looks like a violin, back is plain. There are some nice seed bubbles in the glass This bottle is in super mint condition. $35.00
1C 9 7/8" tall, figural violin shaped bottle. Nice amber color that is lighter in the sides and gets darker in the center. Another nice violin bottle! Crude applied top with a open pontil base. Front of bottle looks like a violin, back is plain. This bottle is full of crud and seed bubbles. So many bubbles, that the bottle almost looks frothy. This bottle is in super mint condition. $55.00
1D 7 1/2" tall, figural violin shaped bottle. Smaller than the one above. Light sky blue color glass, sheared & tooled top and a smooth base. From the front it looks like a violin, the back is plain. Bottle is in mint condition. No problems at all! There is some extra glass spilled on the neck of the bottle that is about 1" long. Comes with original metal wall hanger. Nice! $45.00
2 9 1/2" tall, strawberry amethyst color glass, lighter on the edges and darker in the center. Wonderful! Crude folded in lip and a open pontil base. Glass has heavy whittle all over, from top to bottom. The front of the bottle looks like a banjo, the back is plain. The lip and neck has pieces of dirt or tobacco in it. This adds character to this piece. Bottle is in super mint condition except for a in manufacturing chip on the very base edge that was caused by breaking off the pontil rod. Bottle will not stand upright. A wonderful piece! $70.00
2A 9 1/2" tall, light sky blue color glass, As above, bottle is in a Banjo form . BIM bottle with a crude lip that has the cork still in it. Smooth base. Bottle is in super mint condition with no problems at all. A spot of dirt on the inside base. It looks like it would clean with some TLC. Another nice banjo bottle! $50.00
2B ( Same as above but smaller ) 7 1/8" tall, light sky blue color glass, in the form of a Banjo. BIM bottle with a tooled lip and a smooth base. Bottle is in near mint condition with no problems except for some very light inside haze. Another nice banjo bottle! $45.00
3 FRENCH FIRE GRENADE Grenade shown in pictures is a different, but same grenade. The one in the following description is corked and full of fluid. 5 3/4" tall, 4 part mold with nice shade of very light yellow amber glass. Stone ground top and a smooth base. 4 circles on shoulder. 2 are embossed with raised diamonds. The other two are embossed, In the first circle is : " SYSTEME / LABBE' " Embossed in the second is : " GRENADE / EXTINCTEUR " Embossed around raised center band in the middle of bottle : " L ' INCOMBUSTIBLITE " " PARIS ". From neck to center of bottle has rough, pebbly texture. From the center to the base is ribbed. Grenade is in super mint condition that still has the content and the glass tube that is attached to the cork inside the bottle. A nice fire grenade that you don't see everyday! $275.00
3A 8 1/2" long, clear glass, bulbous top with round stem that leads to a black celluloid plastic tip around base. Label only made of a foil type material. Label says, in part : " AUTOMATIC FIRE EXTINGUISHER WITH ALARM " / AUTOFYRSTOP " Please see my other pictures for other label writing. This extinguisher and label are in mint condition and does still have the original content inside. "No" wall holder included! $40.00
5 2 1/2" tall, to the top of the wick. ABM with screw thread top that is smooth (not ground). Orange amber color glass, smooth, pedestal base. Embossed on both sides : " PORTER / ALCOHOL / LAMP " A nice piece in super mint condition! It looks never to have been used. Complete with original metal lid that does have a few, very minor spots of rust and patina. $18.00
6 CANDY CONTAINER 5 3/4" tall with Santa's head on. Clear glass that is painted. There are various areas of paint loss. ( please see pictures ) Top or the head portion of the bottle is made out of old celluloid type plastic. There is a little paint loss, from use and a very small chip missing form Santa's beard. ( see second picture ) Other than that there is no damage to this bottle. This bottle was used for candy. The label is still attached the the base and says, in part " SANTA CLAUSE " J. H. MILLSTEIN CO. " A nice old Christmas item! I have not had the top off of this bottle for fear of breaking it. $55.00
7 "O-U" Tobacco Jar 7 1/8" tall with metal lid attached. Base is 4 1/4" across. BIM. 8 flat panels between a rounded base and shoulders. Smooth top & base. Jar is a nice honey, yellow amber color and has some nice bubbles. This jar is a paper label only. For paper label description please see pictures. A nice color jar that is in mint condition. No problems at all! $45.00
8 MATCH STRIKER 2 3/8" tall, mini mug or stein with handle, made of pottery. cream color glaze with a cobalt blue transfer. On one side of mug is " HOF - BRAU / RESTAURANT / MARKET & 4TH STS. S. F. / (German proverb) " On back side of mug is a robed girl holding a stein of beer and some vegetables. Base is 1 7/8" across and has a spiral ribbing pattern that was used to strike matches on. This little restaurant item is in near mint condition with only some light glaze crazing (can see in last picture) and two pin point nibs missing from the very base of the mug (can see in third picture). These are not bad and only noted for accuracy. This is a very nice piece that you don't find very often. Circa 1905. Right before the big 1906 earthquake! $45.00
THE BOTTLES LISTED BELOW ARE KEPT FOR REFERENCE PURPOSES AND HAVE ALREADY BEEN SOLD.
9 1/2" tall, sky blue color glass, lighter on the sides and darker in the center. Crude applied top with a open pontil base. From the front it looks like a violin, back has musical notes embossed near the shoulder. Bottle is near mint condition with no chips, cracks or dings. There is some light inside haze and a few light scratches on the back. Not bad, only noted for accuracy. The lip has a small hazy clear potstone in it. No problems though! SOLD
7 1/8" tall, strawberry amethyst color glass, lighter on the edges and darker in the center. A great color! Crude, sheared lip and a smooth base. The front of the bottle looks like a banjo, the back is plain. Bottle is in mint condition except for some light inside haze around the sides. Bottle will hardly stand upright. A wonderful piece! SOLD
HAND FIRE GRENADE 6 3/4" tall, very nice dark cobalt blue color glass. Darker in the top then lighter in the shoulders and then darker again towards the base. Wow, what a great color and loads of bubbles also! Embossed in a circle on shoulder is a : " star " with the word " STAR " embossed in the middle. Embossed around band in center of bottle : " HARDEN HAND GRENADE / FIRE EXTINGUISHER " This bottle used to have content but there is a hole in the cork so that the content could be drained. Some dried content is still inside. Bottle is in super mint condition with no problems at all. No chips, scratches, cracks, dings or stain. SOLD
6 1/4" tall, rectangle shape with four beveled corners, BIM with a tooled lip. Light cornflower blue glass with a wavy base. Please see last picture. Front panel embossed: " BARROW EVANS " / " HAIR RESTORER " This bottle is in n-mint condition with some lip roughness ( surface pot stones? ) and a pin point chip on the lip and a few scuffs on the back. Only noted for accuracy does not detract from this bottle at all. A nice color for this hair restorer bottle! SOLD
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