Gavels 'n' Paddles: Masonic historical flask, $56,160, Norman C. Heckler

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
A rare Masonic emblem historical flask, produced circa 1820-1830, probably by Coventry (Conn.) Glass Works and showing the iconic Masonic crossed keys and star logo, sold for $56,160 at Premier Auction #133, held online from March 7-16 by Norman C. Heckler & Company of Woodstock, Conn. Also, a “Firecracker” pint historical flask showing a bust of George Washington, one of only a few known and made circa 1820-1830 by Kensington Glass Works (Philadelphia, Pa.), changed hands for $49,140. Prices include a 17 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Masonic historical flask, $56,160, Norman C. Heckler