Primitive Glass BORDENS Butter Churn 1915
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Up for auction is an early Pat. 1905 original "Bordens" Glass Hand Working Butter Churn. The wooden handle goes up and down and swivels the wisk back and forth. Works very easilly with just two fingers. This is a very rare and unusual Butter Churn. It is signed on the front with large Embossed Letters saying: "BORDEN'S". The backside has a measuring chart in large embossed numbers for 1/2 PT., 1 PT., and 1 1/2 PT. Also measures in raised embossed numbers and lines from 1 to 29 ounces for measuring individually (Pic. # 7). The bottom is signed in embossed letters saying: PAT. MARCH 30th, 1905, U.S.A., a symbol with an A and U crossed together, 2108-3, and #1188418 ( Pic.# 10 & 11). Has a tin cover with nice old Patina which screws on and off very easy. The wooden handle which moves up and down very easily shows nice grain in the wood and also has very nice old Patina. The wire twisted handle has a nice loop on the top to pervent the moving wooden handle from going off. The bottom is formed into a wisk which turns the butter. Moves very quickly back and forth. There is an indent in the bottom of the glass where the center of the wisk turns around. Very quietly and effortlessly, You will love this vintage Butter Churn. Condition is almost excellent for it's age. A good working Butter Churn. There are a few small chips around the inside top edge from use (See Pic. # 9). The very top edge is very smooth to the touch. No cracks in the glass. Upon close inspection there are alot of tiny air bubbles and straw marks all made during manufacturing. There are also a few small scratch marks seen upon close inspection from use. The tin screw on top shows some light rust and two small 1/4" cracks in the tin on the center hole from use (See picture # 12). Never seen or noticed it until now. Trying to be very accurate in my description. The bottom edge on the glass is very smooth to the touch. You will be very pleased with this original piece. Very nice used condition. Have never seen one like this before and believe it to be a Hard To Find item. I am starting to downsize my collection after 40 years of collecting. Very Low Starting Price with NO RESERVE. Please see all pictures and ask any questions. I have also listed a vintage working tin "FRIES" Butter Churn on another auction. I do combine auctions to save on shipping. Insurance and Confirmation Number is included in shipping. Thanks for looking.