Scored some nice porcelain

Mayhem

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I went to my favorite estate liquidation place and scored all you see for less than $20 total. Porcelain is not in my area of expertise but at that price I couldn't resist. Don't you just love picking and then figuring out what I have.

1) J. Sansbury's Bloater Paste - excellent condition, this is the smaller size, these are fairly common especially in the larger size.
2) Genuine Russian Bears Grease Pot Lid - Lid in excellent condition, pot has crazing and chips but is complete, Bears Grease pot lids are fairly common but this one has a unique combination of picture, surrounding pattern, and color (olive green). I can't find another exactly like it.
3) J. B. Thorn Chemist London Pot Lid - Excellent condition with only a minor chip to the lid and one to the pot. This contained medication for venereal disease.
4) Woods Areca Nut Toothpaste Pot Lid - lid only, chipped, very common.
5) Cherry Toothpaste Pot Lid - lid only, excellent condition, colored version that is less common.
6) Enterprise Mercantile Goldfield Nev Porcelain Bottle Top - excellent condition
7) The Old Government Whiskey Porcelain Bottle Top - excellent condition
8) Milwaukee Brewery of San Francisco Golden State Beer Porcelain Bottle Top - excellent condition

I can't find much info on the last 3 items. How rare are these porcelain bottle tops?

Mayhem
 

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CanadianBottles

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I'm only marginally familiar with pot lids, but I know enough to recognize that as a fantastic price to have paid for those! I would have paid that in a heartbeat. Even if they were all commons it would be a great price, and I don't think they all are, at least not the bear's grease. Something I really like about those bear's grease lids is that almost all of them seem to have been designed by people who had only a vague idea of what a bear actually looks like.
 

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