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

On Hold

$245

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

GW511

$120

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 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 attic found poison with the original label having a red skull and crossbone
GW442
$47
This is the very pretty kelly green flat back in 6 oz size
SH530
$46
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 circa 1885-1890 round cobalt blue ink with hand finished pour spout top
GW512
$38

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 deeper bodied rectangular deep blue poison with rounded shoulders, circa 1880-1890
SH538
$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

A super crude earlier example with rolled lip and hammered glass, circa 1865
Y979
$32

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 circa 1885-1890 round cobalt blue ink with hand finished pour spout top
SH125
$26
A nice larger sized example with vertical ribbing on 3 panels, circa 1890
SH533
$26
A circa 1885-1890 round cobalt blue ink with hand finished pour spout top
TR131
$26

A classic over-designed heavy contraption for

dispensing ink and avoiding spillage

PK25

$25

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
GW513
$25

A paperweight hefty ink in lovely color, undamaged like most

PK27

$24

A nice 6 1/2" example with vertical ribbing on 3 panels, circa 1890
SH534
$24

A mint, flat bottom example of this 1890's poison

TR30

$24

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

A reddish amber example, gem mint, circa 1890

TR16

$21

A nice 5 1/4" example with vertical ribbing on 3 panels, circa 1890
SH535
$20
This small ink was dug in a Civil War period Philly privy
Y542
$19

A circa 1885-1895 Ink, base embossed

PK18

$19

A robust paneled poison with tooled top, circa 1890
SH545

On Hold

$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

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 1890 nice colored poison

NN19

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

A circa 1880's sideways barrel with tooled ring top

GW564

$6

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A mint, small sized cylinder, circa 1880's

TR57

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

GW260

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A crude 1850 era ink with rolled lip
FL384
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Circa 1855, this green ink has some lip damage, but nice example

A26

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A nice umbrella with rolled lip, circa 1850
GW248
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An original label and cork on this attic found example

PK21

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A round domed, sided turtle ink, circa 1870

SH326

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An unusual round, heavily ribbed duip style ink

PK29

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A nice umbrella with rolled lip, circa 1850
GW245
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A round domed, sided turtle ink, circa 1870

DM564

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A gem condition umbrella with rolled lip, circa 1850
GW247
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An earlier ink dug from a late 1840's privy layer in Philadelphia
Y939
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A mint 6-paneled poison with horizontal ribbing, 1885-1890
SH335
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A square circa 1890 ink with inset oval panels

GW259

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A nicely shaped round desk ink, machine made

PK16

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A circa 1880-1890 deep green English ink with hand finished pour spout top
GW557

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A cute little blown ink in a lovely color

GW563

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A crude New England style large ink blown in a 3-piece mold with rich hamered character and an improved iron pontil, circa 1845-1855
GW588
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This is an earlier small round cardboard spool ink, sledom seen
GW568
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A very pretty colored unembossed ink with an applied top, circa 1865-1875
GW558
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At least twice the size of the usual square dip ink, this giant dip ink weighs about 3.5 pounds!
GW562
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A circa 1885-1890 round cobalt blue ink with hand finished pour spout top
TR132

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A robust sized 1890's era poison with ribbed sides in lovely apple green
SH541

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

GW222

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