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19th C Large Blue Firkin

19th C Large Blue Firkin

19th C Large Blue Firkin
19th C Large Blue Firkin

19th C Large Blue Firkin

19th C Large Blue Firkin

19th C Large Blue Firkin

This firkin is definitely a bottom-of-the-stack piece. It has got great color as well.

Measuring 12 inches in diameter by 12 inches tall, it is in excellent condition.  It is of good and solid construction, and its staves are all nice and tight.  The best part, of course, is the color:  deep blue over an original bittersweet.  The blue is old and right, as is the bittersweet underneath.  The thing I dearly love about the piece is that the bittersweet peaks through the blue in spots from wear attendant with its age and use.

I purchased this piece at a farm auction in Lehigh County years ago and it has been at the bottom of one of my stacks.  I’m selling off that particular stack, in bits and pieces so as not to go totally cold turkey.  This piece is, however, one of the best firkins I have had the privilege to own with respect to color and size.

I don’t think I need to say another thing about this piece. The color speaks for itself.

Price: SOLD

The items featured here are a small sampling of our inventory. If you are looking for a particular item, it may be in the shop so don't hesitate to contact me. Also, do check the photos under the "Shop & Shows" feature page, as you may spot an item in one of them that speaks to your collecting sensibility.

Also, don't hesitate to ask for more photos of a piece..Or ask as many questions as you like about it.

Terms and Conditions of Sale:

Personal checks, money orders, cashiers checks. Personal checks require a 7 business day bank clearance period. Unless prior arrangements have been made, payment must be received within 7 days or item will be re-offered for sale.

I guarantee all items to be as described. I try to be as thorough and meticulous in my descriptions as possible, and will gladly send additional photos as well as answer any questions about a piece in order to avoid return of merchandise.

In the event there is a discrepancy with respect to an item's representation, I must be notified within 48 hours of receipt of the piece. Upon notification, and my approval, the item must be returned within 7 days in the condition it was received in order to receive a refund less shipping and insurance.

Pennsylvania residents must pay 6% sales tax unless they possess a valid resale number.

Shipping and Handling:
Purchaser is responsible for all shipping, handling and insurance costs. I ship via the best and lowest priced carrier for the piece. Pickup of items at The Black Angus in Adamstown, Pennsylvania is a possibility depending on circumstances.

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