Inks and Poisons
 
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A classic coffin shaped poison with hobnails on 3 of 4 sides, tooled top, circa 1890

GW658
$200
A crude New England style 3-piece mold large ink with rich hamered character and an improved iron pontil, circa 1845-1855
GW587
$138
A steller example, circa 1880, with flared top and pour spout
NJ36

$96

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

TR83

$95

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

Y980

$94

This is probably English but is nonetheless pretty striking with ribbing on 3 sides and the glass stopper

GW861

$72

This is the nicer large size, probably 8 ounces, with an applied top
BT44
$69
A straw yellow quart sized ink that is circa 1890. The label might be a later addition, and selling it for the bottle itself
SH580
$68

A circa 1910 blue poison similar to a Triloids,

with both labels and original labeled cork - mint!

GW668
$62
This is the uncommon variant that actually says POISON on it and in great condition - 6 oz size
BT43
$49
A circa 1910-1920 blue poison with loads of embossing
GW660
$45

A circa 1890 round eye wash bottle with a large picture of an eye on it

GW704
$44
An attic found poison with the original label having a red skull and crossbone
GW442
$44

A mint example, narrow mouth variant, base dated 1897

TR22

$43

This is the uncommon large 12 ounce size, in great shape
BT40
$42
A rectangular poison with vertical ribbing on 3 sides
BT45
$39
A nice round backed cobalt poison, 1885-1890
SH336
$39

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

DC321

$39

A circa 1910 blue 3-sided poison similar to a Triloids but less common - mint condition

GW669
$38

A mint example, wide mouth variant, circa 1895

TR21

$38

A deeper bodied rectangular deep blue poison with rounded shoulders, circa 1880-1890
SH538
$36
A mint circa 1900-1910 poison in a ~5 ounce size
BT53
$35

A taller type green ink cylinder, circa 1850

GW169

$34

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

GW243

$32

A late 1800's British poison in a lovely icy blue

GW873
$32
A rectangular poison with vertical ribbing on three sides
BT50
$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 rectangular poison with vertical ribbing on three sides
GW872
$28
A nice larger sized example with vertical ribbing on 3 panels, circa 1890
SH533
$26

A crude ink with shear lip and patent dating on shoulder, circa 1870

FN14

$26

A classic over-designed heavy contraption for

dispensing ink and avoiding spillage

PK25

$25

A circa 1885-1890 round cobalt blue ink with hand finished pour spout top
GW513
$25

A circa 1910 blue 3-sided poison in mint condition

GW671
$25
A nice 6 1/2" example with vertical ribbing on 3 panels, circa 1890
SH534
$24
A round domed turtle ink, circa 1870

SH326

$22

A circa 1880 poison in a 4 ounce size
BT41
$22
An early machine made English poison, larger size
BT47
$22
A nice 5 1/4" example with vertical ribbing on 3 panels, circa 1890
SH535
$20
A circa 1880 poison in a 3 ounce size
BT35
$18

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

TR52

$18

An early machine made English poison, smaller size
BT48
$18

An attic mint hefty block with cast iron top

PK26

$17

A circa 1880 poison
BS60
$17
An attractive chocolate colored ink, very chunky with crude glazing
FL495

$17

An English poison in an unusual deep yellow-olive, circa 1885-1890
SH543
$16
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 machine made ink, circa 1910-1920

FN21

$10

A small glass-shaped ink with brass rim fitting

PK30

$9

An unembossed turtle with many paneled facets,

priced down for lip chips, circa 1870

GW279

$9

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A circa 1885-1890 round cobalt blue ink with hand finished pour spout top
TR131

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A shear top master ink with heltmuted Spartan picture, possibly English
GW559

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A circa 1885-1895 Ink, base embossed

PK18

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A circa 1890 nice colored poison

NN19

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A circa 1870 ink with a crude applierd ring top

GW266

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

GW511

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

TR29

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A circa 1870 ink, crudely embossed

GW262

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A near mint example, base dated 1897

FN17

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This is the very pretty kelly green flat back in 6 oz size
SH530
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This is a scarce color in a 6 ounce size, gem mint
BT46
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A circa 1910 mint poison

NN20

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No embossing, but this 3-sided poison was likely

a sample sized Triloids - mint condition

GW670

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An 8 paneled body and spout, with a flat base and raised top. circa 1875-1890
FN10

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An unlisted giant size Triloids -

a blue 3-sided poison with hand tooled top - mint condition

GW667

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This is a chunky one, almost 3 1/2" wide and just under 6" tall

Circa 1850

BT68

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A circa 1880 round ink with flared top and pour spout
SH188

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A circa 1865-1870 bug poison bottle in an odd color
GW223

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

PJ7

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A crude honey hued circa 1865-1870 bug poison bottle
Y981
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A mint, flat bottom example of this 1890's poison

TR30

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An uncommon circa 1865-1870 squat ink

GW267

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A super crude earlier example with rolled lip and hammered glass, circa 1865
Y979
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A crude orange hued umbrella, smooth-based but circa 1860
GW244
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A squat type, 8-sided ink with rolled lip and tubular pontil, circa 1850

FN13

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An uncommon color for this ink style,

and loaded with hundreds of micro bubbles

GW514
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A nice colored English ink with shear top and crude character
GW250
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A cute little blown ink in a lovely color

GW563

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A very pretty colored unembossed ink with an applied top, circa 1865-1875
GW558
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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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Much less common in amber than blue - gem mint
GW438
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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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