Jeff and Holly Noordsy

Dealers Specializing in the Sale of Early American Bottles, Glass and Period Decorative Arts



ITEM 8610. "SUCCESS TO THE RAILROAD" / HORSE AND CART - EAGLE, (McK# GV-8), olive green, pint, sheared and fire polished mouth, mint. Blown at the Coventry Glass Works, Coventry, CT, 1830-1850.

This boldly embossed Coventry railroad is one of a small group of fresh to the market flasks carefully assembled by a Salisbury, VT gentleman in the 80s and early 90s. Each of the flasks in the collection is bright, clean and free of wear or post-manufacture damage. Unlike many of the GV-8 flasks we have encountered, this example exhibits good mold clarity and superb glass clarity.



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