Celebrated Bitters bottle brings $36,960

Antique bottles market ends the year with smashing success



The surprise lot in American Bottle Auction's last sale of the year was an Eagle/Grapes one-quart flask that soared to $19,600, against a pre-sale estimate of $1,000-$2,000.

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The surprise lot of the sale was this turquoise Eagle/Grapes one-quart flask that brought $19,600.

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Major Ringold (GI-40) Rough 'n' Ready pint flask with a very light aqua coloration sold for $15,680.
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This puce Fells Point/Sloop half-pint flask went for $12,320, way more than a topaz example.
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This Fish bitters (W.H. Ware, 1866) made $9,520. A small postone kept it from bringing more

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