September 17, 2011 Auction Catalog

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October 17: Stoneware & Redware Pottery.
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Lot of Three: Maryland Eastern Shore Oyster Tins

September 17, 2011 Maryland Auction

Lot #: 24

Price Realized: $69.00 ($60 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium).

Three Eastern Shore of Maryland Oyster Tins, 2nd quarter 20th century, "WOODFIELD'S FRESH OYSTERS / GALESVILLE, MD" tin with depiction of a skipjack and lighthouse; "SOMERSET'S / Famous Tangier Sound / OYSTERS / DEAL ISLAND, MARYLAND" tin with skipjack scene around circumference; and a tin with advertising for "EPICURE / QUALITY / SALT WATER / OYSTERS / PACKED FOR / THE J.M. CLAYTON CO. / CAMBRIDGE, MD". All with original lids. Deal Island and Cambridge tins with dents and light wear. Some discoloration to reverse of Deal Island can. Galesville tin with light wear. H (of Deal Island can) 7 1/2".

Lot of Three: Maryland Eastern Shore Oyster TinsLot of Three: Maryland Eastern Shore Oyster Tins

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