- That is a great looking selection of bottles and flasks with some potentially valuable pieces amongst them.
The amber calabash in the second image, the pitcher and two decanters in the third image
and all of the historical flasks (those embossed with eagles, cornucopias etc.) are all stand out pieces
They would need expert examination and appraisal to first establish that they are genuine examples.
Once confirmed the current market value could be assessed based on the criteria given in a previous reply.
Last edited by Old Wiltshire; 11-10-2018 at 04:06 PM.
Shame about the chip on the Old Sachem. Exceptional color for one of those where the lighter the better rules. I wish I could've run across a sale like that when I was getting started. Hell, 44 years into collecting, and I'm still waiting to run across a sale like that!
I’ve been studying the bottles and believe that the two below are reproductions....what’s your opinion?
From the photograph they look convincing enough.
What is it about them that makes you think they are reproduction?
Without being able to handle them the dimensions and clear straight on images
of the front, rear and bases would help in assessing them.
The following site is one worth looking at if you haven't already concerning the identification of bottles:
This is absolutely an amazing resource. I bet if printing technology had remained the same, and graphic design technology had remained the same, and the Internet had not arrived (essentially, if time...