1 gallon Red Wing Albany Slip lids

Question: 

This is a perfect shiny 1 gal with the RW 7 mark on the bottom.  The RWS guide book says only Minn. marked examples are known. 

What do you think about value, rarity, etc.?

Mike

Answer:

Mike, this is the first Red Wing bottom signed lid that I have ever seen or heard about. Normally the 1 gal Red Wing Albany slip lids are fairly cheap due to the large number that are out their (any where from $125 to $200).  I think with yours being signed you could add $200 to $300 to those values on the lid.  Now this is just my thoughts as I have no history to base a better value with.  Extremely sharp lid!!!!!   Al Kohlman

15 gallon Red Wing crock

Question:

GREETINGS!

I AM THE PROUD OWNER OF A REDWING CROCK THAT I PURCHASED AT AN AUCTION. I HAVE ATTACHED TWO PHOTOS FROM THE CROCK BECAUSE I HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO FIND A CROCK WITH THE SAME KIND OF WINGS I JUST WANTED TO VERIFY IF IT IS AUTHENTIC. CAN YOU HELP ME OR RECOMMEND SOMEBODY WHO COULD?

THANK YOU  

AMANDA

Answer:

Amanda, you have a vintage 15 gallon Red Wing crock.  It was produced between 1915 & 1930.  Al Kohlman

5 gallon Red Wing crock

Question:

Thanks again for the previous info regarding the butter churn. I was hoping to get some information (dates, value, etc.) on two more pieces. The 5 gallon crock does not have any cracks or chips. And the second piece I’m not to familiar with, but it does have imperfections with the glaze which can be seen in the pic. 

Thanks! Allison

Answer:

Allison, your 5 gallon Red Wing crock in perfect condition has a value between $75 & $90.  Your other piece is not a churn but a Preserve jar (or applesauce jar).  With out the lid, but with the hardware, the value is between $100 & $150.  If it had the lid the value would be in the area of $225.  Hope this helps.  Al Kohlman

3 gallon hand turned water cooler

Question:

Dear Folks, I have a 3 gallon water cooler with the lid. The lid has a few chips on the inside but in good shape on the outside. The crock its self is in good shape with little to no spider cracks. a small manufacture flaw and the spout works. Is the 3 gallon produce in quantity or not ? What years where they made, and what is its value.

It is marked in an oval Red Wing Union Stoneware Co. thanks For your time Jesse

Answer:

Jesse, you have the early hand turned Red Wing water cooler with the correct and hard to find button lid.  The cooler itself has a value in the area of $500 to $600.  The lid with just the chips underneath as the same value of $500 to $600.  In total $1000 to $1200 for the complete cooler with lid and spigot.   The 3 gallon coolers are common, but these hand turn coolers are somewhat harder to find.  The hand turn water coolers were produced somewhere between 1918 to the early 1920′s.

6 gallon Red Wing crock

Question:

Hi,

Would someone there be able to tell me about this crock?   When it was made and what it might be worth?   It is in excellent condition.  No chips or cracks anywhere.

Thansk, Tony

Answer:

Tony, your 6 gallon Red Wing crock was made right around 1915.  In perfect condition, the value is between $90 & $125.   Al Kohlman

Red Wing wax sealers

Question:

.I,d like to thank you for the folder i received when i joined the society. Also for answering my question on 5 gallon ice water i picked up earlier in the summer.. I now have found 2 ,1 gal wax sealers, i am wondering the value and what year these were made.

 

Thank you again

 

Vern

Answer:

Vern, the Red Wing wax sealers were the early version of the fruit jar.  They were produced anywhere between 1880′s and 1895.  If both of the wax sealers are in perfect condition and bottom signed the value is around $75 each.  Al Kohlman

15 gallon Red Wing crock

Question:

Dear Experts,

I have recently received a nice stoneware pot and would like to know more about it (it’s birthdate, value, and anything else that might be interesting). I’m attaching a photo or two. Thank you!

Erik

Madison, WI

Answer:

Eric, we live in the same city and state!  I am on the north side of Madison.   Anyway, your 15 gallon Red Wing crock was produced between 1915 & 1930.  If in perfect condition, the value is between $125 & $150.  This is do to the smaller wing and stenciling not being as perfect as collector want today.  Al Kohlman

Red Wing 3 gallon stoneware crock , ski oval

Question:

Hello there my name is Steve and I have a question for you. I have had this stoneware for many years, a friend gave it to me years ago for helping him move, today I brought it in from the front porch and cleaned it up. After I cleaned it I decided to check it out Online and see what it was and was surprised to find that people collected them, anyway I have two pictures of it and would appreciate it if you could tell me something about it.

Thank you,

Steve

Answer:

Steve, you have a very nice and clean Red Wing 3 gallon stoneware crock with the first Red Wing oval (called the ski oval).  The Red Wing Stoneware company used birch leaves for decorations before the produced the “red wing” in 1909.   Your 3 gallon Red Wing birch leave crock was produced between 1895 & 1909.  Value in perfect condition with the ski oval and great markings is around $100.  Al Kohlman

gallon white jug looks to be a Red Wing shoulder jug

Question:

Hello

Can you tell me more about these two items I have. The crock is about 8-9″ tall  and the Jug is about 10-12″ tall with no marking on it. 

The crock has a USA mark on the bottom. Jeremy

Answer: Jeremy, your 1 gallon white jug looks to be a Red Wing shoulder jug.  With no decorations or advertising, the value is between $20 & $25.  The flower crock is from the Western Stoneware   Company.  With the crack and being Western the value is quite low.  Maybe $10.  Al Kohlman

3 gallon Red Wing birch leaf crock

Question:

I cannot find this crock on the website.  Please give me information on the value, year it was manufactured and some history.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

Jerry

Answer:

Jerry, you have a 3 gallon Red Wing birch leaf crock that was produced between 1895 & 1906.  It looks like this crock has a major glaze imperfection and would most likely have been a second when sold.  The value would be quite low with this imperfection.  Maybe $15 to $20 at best.  Al Kohlman