* Historical American Flasks from the * Facebook Group
Featuring the Mike Brauser Collection
Group I Washington Eagle Flasks All of the Flasks in the picture below are from the Monongahela Pittsburgh District and are quite early at 1822 to 1835, and in most cases extremely rare. Mike has been a great contributor to the Facebook page and I cant thank him enough for sharing his wonderful collection with us. A talented photographer with an amazing collection of glass to choose from Mikes collection is the pinnacle of collecting. Below is the stunning run of early Washington / Eagle pint sized flasks.
GI-1, GI-2, GI-3, GI-5, GI-6A, GI-7
GII-6 Eagle /Cornucopia flask. These flasks were blown at a Monongahela,early Pittsburgh glassworks. This mold is the best I've ever seen, Color is medium aqua.
GII-48 Coffin and Hay Eagle / flying flag qt. flask
G11-62 Willington /Eagle
G1-5 Washington / Eagle The only flask with a triple row of beads on edges.
G1X-49 and G1X-51 The 49 is in a rare green color, and the 51 Hearts and Flower is very rare.
G11-19 Eagle /Morning Glory In a rare blue color. Ex Alan Spear
GI-93 General Lafayette/ Eagle
GIV-2 Masonic Eagle
G1-51 In a sapphire color with a broad sloping collar. Ex Gardner/Pollard
G11-15 Frederick Lorenz half pint flask Eagle. These flasks are also very difficult to obtain
Extremely rare Eagle / Cornucopia Flasks in Mike Collection G11- 69 Eagle Cornucopia G11-13 Eagle Cornucopia The G11-13 was from the Vuono collection, and Crawford Wetlaufer before that. It is very rare.
Two aqua beauties from Pittsburgh The G1-6a Washington/ Eagle The G1-68 General Jackson/ Floral Medallion.Many of the 6a are colorless, but this one is aqua with a dime size depression on the neck.
A trio of flasks The G111-1 Pinwheel / Cornucopia, The G11-40 Double Eagle Kensington Glass Works and the 1/2 pint Bulltown sheaf of wheat / star.
A pair of Coventry Ct. sunbursts GV111-3
A nicely colored pint horseman hound. Ex Richmond Boo Morcom
GII-12, 13,and 14 Eagle Cornucopia flasks The G-11 and 12 are marked WC in the oval beneath the eagle, the GII- 14 on the right has smooth sides unlike the others that have beaded edges,it also has an inwardly rolled lip.
The G11-62 trio
Here is my example of the G1-77 Rough and Ready / Masterson flask
GVIII Group Sunburst Flasks. Here are the GVIII-3,5, the 5a from the (Blaske) collection andthe 7 .The last three are from the Pitkin glassworks and are very difficult to find.
GVIII-2 Sunburst Flask Crisp and mint
The half pint , pint and quart horseman ,hound flasks.1/2pint and Qt are pontiled. pint has smooth base.
GII-11,GII-12,GII-13,GII-14,and the GII-15 Eagle Cornucopia flasks together
Three variants of the GII-11 eagle / cornucopia flasks On left GII-11,center is the short plump one and on the right the 11a keyed mold