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Adam Caire 3 - Gallon Large Floral Design Stoneware Jug

Very Scarce Early Example Circa 1878 - 1895

Stamped “ 3 " and “ADAM CAIRE / PO'KEEPSIE N Y" – his trade mark manner of spelling the town of Poughkeepsie NY from 1878 – 1896. Adam Caire was a potter who worked with his family from 1857 until his death in 1896. The business was founded in 1840 by Adam’s father. A CDV image of Adam Caire is shown.

Three-gallon salt glazed cylindrical stoneware jug with a brushed cobalt blue floral decoration and sloped shoulder, large spout and handle. Weight ~ 12.5 lbs, 9.5” diameter and 15” tall. The mouth has an old cork material in it.

Very Fine Condition with a strong handle.  There is an age crack on the bottom one third of the jug running up the side about 1.5 inches to the right side below the flower decoration. There are NO repairs or chips. Originally these were functional rather than decorative.

 

Based on internet searches, Adam Caire Jugs are much harder to find than open mouth crocks and jars. Price $325

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Remington-UMC Model 12C Pump Action Rifle - 22 caliber – Made in 1914   SOLD

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This rifle features a 23.5" octagon barrel, blue'd finish, walnut stock, front sight, and "MA & M CO. / GLADSTONE MICH / PAT OCT 20 1903"

folding rear tang sight.

 

The barrel has strong and clear markings: "Remington Arms-Union Metallic Cartridge Co. Remington Works Ilion N.Y. U.S.A” “.22 SHORT, LONG OR LONG RIFLE”

 

"Pedersen's Patents Jan. 5. 1909. Oct. 12. 1909. Mar. 8. 1910. Nov. 21. 1911. Apr. 16. 1912. - Remington Trade Mark"

 

The Model 12 was Remington's first successful pump-action .22 rifle.

The Remington Model 12 is a slide-action, solid-breech, hammerless, takedown, side-ejection rifle. This gun, designed by J. D. Pederson, was introduced in 1909 and produced through 1936 by Remington.. Tube type magazine holds 10 - 14 rounds based on length.

This gun featured a hammerless action and competed quite successfully with the 1906 Winchester which still had an exposed hammer.

 

This rifle shows a very fine condition, with only very slight wear to the finish / wood from use and a few minor top ridge edge barrel nicks. The metal shows a rich gray blue patina. The mechanics are tight and smooth with a bright bore. Date of manufacture is 1914. Serial Number: 259480 RW.  Price $950

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