Inks and Poisons

 

 

 

 

 

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An 8 paneled body and spout, with a flat base and raised top. circa 1875-1890
FN10
$245
A mint 6-paneled poison with horizontal ribbing, 1885-1890
SH335
$125
A crude orange hued umbrella, smooth-based but circa 1860
GW244
$110

A squat type, 8-sided ink with rolled lip and tubular pontil, circa 1850

GW273

$99

A splendid poison with a tooled ring top, circa 1890-1900

TR83

$95

This is the nicer large size, probably 8 ounces, with an applied top
BT44
$79
A circa 1865-1870 bug poison bottle in an odd color
GW223
$75
A circa 1880 round ink with flared top and pour spout
SH188
$70
A nice umbrella with rolled lip, circa 1850
GW245
$69

A circa 1870 ink, crudely embossed

GW262

$67

A near mint example, base dated 1897

FN17

$59

This is the uncommon variant that actually says POISON on it and in great condition - 6 oz size
BT43
$59
This is a scarce color in a 6 ounce size, gem mint
BT46
$55
This is the uncommon large 12 ounce size, in great shape
BT40
$52

A taller type green ink cylinder, circa 1850

GW169

$49

An unusual round, heavily ribbed duip style ink

PK29

$48

An attic found poison with the original label having a red skull and crossbone
GW442
$47
A rectangular poison with vertical ribbing on 3 sides
BT45
$46
A crude honey hued circa 1865-1870 bug poison bottle
Y981
$42
A nice round backed cobalt poison, 1885-1890
SH336
$42

A classic poison with a damaged top, priced accordingly, circa 1850

DC321

$39

A nice grouping of square Caw's inks, different sizes or colors

TR29

$38

A mint example, wude mouth variant, circa 1895

TR21

$38

A rectangular poison with vertical ribbing on three sides
BT50
$36
A round domed turtle ink, circa 1870

SH236

$35

A mint circa 1900-1910 poison in a ~5 ounce size
BT53
$35

A pretty amber umbrella, open pontiled, with a professional top repair

GW243

$32

An earlier ink dug from a late 1840's privy layer in Philadelphia
Y939
$32
A super crude earlier example with rolled lip and hammered glass, circa 1865
Y979
$32
A nice umbrella with rolled lip, circa 1850
GW248
$30

A mint, small sized cylinder, circa 1880's

TR57

$29

A nice colored English ink with shear top and crude character
GW250
$29

This poison has loads of embossing

SH189

$29

A circa 1880 poison in an 8 ounce size
BT37
$28

A pair of mint master inks, great mold strikes, circa 1880s

TR157

$28

A larger round desk ink with wide mouth, attic mint, circa 1880

GW260

$28

A circa 1885-1890 round cobalt blue ink with hand finished pour spout top
SH125
$26
A crude 1850 era ink with rolled lip
FL384
$26
A circa 1885-1890 round cobalt blue ink with hand finished pour spout top
TR131
$26
A circa 1880 poison in a 4 ounce size
BT41
$25
A gem mint example with robust embossing, circa 1900
TR126
$25
A circa 1885-1890 round cobalt blue ink with hand finished pour spout top
TR132
$25

A paperweight hefty ink in lovely color, undamaged like most

PK27

$24

A round domed, sided turtle ink, circa 1870

SH326

$22

An early machine made English poison, larger size
BT47
$22
A circa 1880 poison in a 3 ounce size
BT35
$22

An original label and cork on this attic found example

PK21

$22

A reddish amber example, gem mint, circa 1890

TR16

$21

A square circa 1890 ink with inset oval panels

GW259

$20

A round domed, sided turtle ink, circa 1870

DM564

$19

This small ink was dug in a Civil War period Philly privy
Y542
$19

A circa 1885-1895 Ink, base embossed

PK18

$19

A small poison shaped identical to a Lyon's Powder. Crude, circa 1865

PJ7

$19

A short stubby master ink with pour spout, circa 1880

GW334

$19

A very nice pair, different sizes, no chips - circa 1870

TR52

$18

An early machine made English poison, smaller size
BT48
$18
A circa 1880 poison
BS60
$17
An attractive chocolate colored ink, very chunky with crude glazing
FL495

$17

A flat bottom example of this circa 1895 poison

GA30

$17

A circa 1890 nice colored poison

NN19

$14

Circa 1855, this green ink has some lip damage, but nice example

A26

$14

A circa 1880 English master ink, stamped Bristol
BM46
$13

A nice circa 1885-1890 ink with hand tooled top

FL147
$12

A circa 1915-1920 round Carter's Ink with local PA label

PK20

$12

A fat ink with applied top, circa 1880-1890

PK19

$11

A much nicer example that often seen with glazing and a dimple pattern

TR53

$10

A circa 1910 mint poison

NN20

$9

A small glass-shaped ink with brass rim fitting

PK30

$9

A machine made ink, circa 1910-1920

GA34

$8

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A early ink with supurb glass character, circa 1840
CJ5
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An attic found poison with the original prescription label, neck band, cork and partial tablet contents
GW441

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A classic 6-sided jumbo blue ink, chunky sized, circa 1910-1915

FN8

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A robust sized 1890's era poison with ribbed sides in lovely apple green
BT49

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An unembossed cobalt blue large ink with pour spout, circa 1890
BM48
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A large 32 ounce bottle in gem mint condition, circa 1910-1915
BM47
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A circa 1885-1890 round cobalt blue ink with hand finished pour spout top
BM49
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A less common shade of blue than usual, and with original red skull and crossbones on the cork
GW440

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Much less common in amber than blue - gem mint
GW438
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A mint, small sized poison, circa 1890's

TR55

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A circa 1885-1890 round cobalt blue ink with hand finished pour spout top
GW48
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A very attractive 12-lobed boat type ink with crude shear top, English, circa 1870

LA38

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A round bottom example of this circa 1895 poison in gem mint condition

TR31

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Possibly Stoddard, a super crude and perfect condition ink with loads of crudity, circa 1845-1850
FN12

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An unusual, 8-sided hand blown ink, circa 1890

TR92

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A crude circa 1870 dome turtle with weak base embossing

GW274

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An unusual colored Lyon's powder - a Civil War period poison

GW222

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A small squat green ink cylinder, circa 1850

GW167

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An uncommon shelf ink in white milk glass

PK15

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A beautiful deep green ink with pen shelf, circa 1875

GW286

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A crude Civil War period flat dome ink with shear top

GW263

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