Jeff and Holly Noordsy

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BRIGHT BLUE GREEN WILLINGTON, CT GII-62 EAGLE FLASK - GARDNER COLLECTION!

ITEM 10260. "LIBERTY" / EAGLE - "WILLINGTON / GLASS, CO / WEST, WILLINGTON / CONN" HISTORICAL FLASKS, (McK# GII-62), bright blue green, smooth base, pint, applied sloping collar, about mint (small manufacturing flaw in applied mouth). Blown at the Willington Glass Works, West Willington, CT, 1860-1873, scarce color. Ex. Charles B. Garder and Gail Ross Collections.

Noted collector Gail Ross purchased this stunning flask at the landmark 1975 Gardner Sale and it became a treasured piece in his collection of Eagle flasks. The color of this beauty is somewhat different than other "blue green" examples and as show, the flask is plastered with whittle. The mold impression is exceptional and the there is a near complete absence of wear at the high points.


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