Phone - 440-548-5408

Not yet Registered in our new auction system? Click "Register" near top of auction homepage.

Registered in new system but forgot password?  Click "Sign In" and then "Forgot Password."

Bid increments change at the following levels:

$5 from $5 up to $50.....  $5, $10, $15, $20, $25, $30, etc.                     $10 from $50 up to $250....... $50, $60, $70, $80, etc.

$25 from $250 up to $750..... $250, $275, $300, $325, etc.                    $50 from $750 up to $1,500.... $750, $800, $850, $900 etc.

$100 from $1500 up to $3,000... $1500, $1600, $1700, $1800 etc.        $250 from $3000 up to $6,000.... $3000, $3250, $3500,  etc.

$500 from $6000 up to $12,000....  $6000, $6500, $7000,  etc.              Over $12,000....$1000 increments

 

We THANK everyone for your interest in our 2020 events!

Results of these 11 events DO NOT include the buyer premium.

 

× Bidding has ended on this item.

Pole Top Discoveries' "Early Autumn" Auction (Closed #305916)

12.00%  Buyer's Premium
This Auction Uses Proxy Bidding.
Ended

#735 - 739.5 - Unembossed. - Aqua.

  Lot # 735
Listing Image
Pole_Top_Discoveries
Details
  • Lot # 735
  • System ID # 306611
  • End Date
  • Start Date
Description

#735       739.5       Unembossed.        Aqua.       "Washboard" surface.

 A very eye appealing style with short skirt and tall dome, further enhanced with a noticeable rippled "washboard" pattern all around the dome sides, to the upper wire ridge.

Some examples of this threadless "hat'" are found totally smooth and some with this attractive washboard type surface.  They have been discovered along the route of the original New York Central Railroad in New York State, which was founded in 1853 with the merger of several shorter railroads.

When it comes to actual damage from use, this gem would rank "very near mint," as it lacks any chips!  A pot-stone in the dome caused uneven temperature cooling, resulting in an internal fracture.  It traverses down from the stone, below the bottom wire ridge (not all the way the base), and in the opposite direction continues over the top of the dome, extending part way down the dome on the other side, as seen in the photos. 

From the collection of the late John Ayer.