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This example is the "comparatively scarce" GI-32 mold which Mc Kearin & Wilson note as "Eastern, probably New England" though they also noted in the text that it was likely from Keene.Since both Keene and Coventry made very similar flasks in very similar colors, it is about certain that one of the two made this flask.
This is a very nice example that is priced a bit less than I would have otherwise due to the noted scratching which is really not noticeable sitting on a shelf..even close-up.
$295 FOR PIKE'S PEAK (walking dude/prospector above flattened oval) - (eagle with banner in beak above squared oval) - This is Mc Kearin & Wilson classification #GXI-30 - the large quart size and one of the more abundant quart Pike's Peak flasks.
$395 HARRISON'S / COLUMBIA / INK - Although these little ink bottles are not particularly rare, they are quite coveted due to the multi-sided conformation, cool name and early manufacture.
They also come in an array of colors which are WAY more expensive than this more typical aqua example.
glasshouses - where the majority of Pike's Peak flasks were made.
This example is near mint with the original sheen (never professionally cleaned nor buried) to the glass, a nice deeper blue-aqua color glass with some body crudeness, neck stretch marks & bubbles, and a "key-base mold" smooth base.
There are a few very short in-making stress lines in the upper neck/lip interface area where the finishing glass was applied although they are hard to see and quite common to that era in applied lip bottles.
An excellent example and the equal of an identical example (same color and mold but with a blowpipe pontil scar) sold in 2010 at American Bottle Auctions for over a 00 (with commission). - This is embossed vertically on three sides of this familiar - and desired - bottle to collectors.
) from the 19th century, many of these bottles were never tossed, but kept around until they broke or some collector found it..this one.