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Antique Historical Flask Hall of Fame


Here are some of the best antique Historical Flasks seen on the Internet. If you have a top flask that you would like to show off here, then please submit JPG picture and description to rlynch@antiquebottles.com. Also indicate whether you would like to publicize your name/Email as the owner of the bottle.

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GI-20 "FELLS" / {Bust of Washington} / "POINT" / {Baltimore Monument} / "BALTO." in claret color with amethyst tone and pontil base. Blown in Baltimore Glass Works, circa 1830-50. Also see image of back side.
Sapphire blue pontilled Scroll Flask from the Charlie Gardner collection. GIX-10.
GI-27 WASINGTON-AMERICAN EAGLE HISTORICAL FLASK. QUART SIZE,OPEN PONTILED BASE. COLOR IS BRILLIANT OLIVE YELLOW LOADED WITH SEED BUBBLES. CONDITION IS GEM SPARKLING MINT, FINEST POSSIBLE EXAMPLE. 1 OR 2 KNOWN. BLOWN AT A BALTIMORE GLASS WORKS. CIRCA 1830-1850. THIS FLASK MAY BE FROM THE BLASKE SALE. Also see pictures of rear and base.
Union flask with clasped hands on front and eagle on back, in rare yellow amber color.
GI-40A WASHINGTON / TAYLOR

pint size in deep sapphire blue. From the Bill Pollard collection. Open pontil, circa 1830-40, probably made in the Dyottville Glass Works in Philadelphia.

Also see back side and base.

GI-38 WASHINGTON / TAYLOR

pint size in puce. Smooth base, sheared lip, circa 1855-65, made at the Dyottville Glass Works in Philadelphia. From the Bill Pollard collection.

Also see back side and base.

GIX-10a Scroll Flask in very rare black glass coloration.

Attributed to Wheeling Glass Works in Wheeling, WV.

Also has a nice iron pontil base.

GII-24 AMERICAN DOUBLE EAGLE FLASK

in rare amber coloration.
See the great iron pontil base.

Baltimore Glass Works BALTIMORE / anchor logo / GLASS WORKS

Very same bottle that appeared on cover of the Baltimore Bottle book, put out by the Baltimore Bottle Club.

Washington Taylor BEAUTIFUL Washington / Taylor pint (GI-40a) pint flask in green with just a touch of olive.
Washington/Jackson in amber Washington / Jackson in light golden amber with pontil base
Masonic/Eagle Eagle / Masonic (GIV-37) flask in aqua from Kensington glass works.
Sunburst P&W KEEN Sunburst flask in olive amber
Columbia/Eagle GI-117 Columbia/Eagle flask
GI-114 Adams/Jefferson (GI-114) half pint in golden yellow amber
Emerald Blue/Green Cornucpia Emerald Green G-III Cornucpia Urn flask
Amber Scroll Flask Amber GIX-10 Scroll Flask with iron pontil.

From the Blaske Collection (lot #749) and is in mint condition

GI-54 Washington/Taylor historical flask in clear yellow with green tone
GI-14 "Firecracker" historical flask in clear yellow green.
Commemorated the death of Adams and Jefferson on the Fourth of July, 1826. Fittingly, both men passed away on the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Coventry, CT. LAFAYETTE / DEWITT CLINTON GI-80 portrait flask pint size in moss green color. As with all fourteen of the historical flasks bearing his visage, the bottle was blown to commemorate Lafayette’s final visit to America between August of 1824 and September of 1825. The symbol of Lafayette will forever be associated with American Independence and one cannot overstate his role in the struggle for Liberty as evidenced by the popularity of his image in the advertising of the time.
GII-10 light green pontilled flask from Wihmsen's Glass House of Pittsburg, PA
Hunter Shooting/Fishing Calabash flask in amber with iron pontil base.
Front/Side/Rear views.


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