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Hello! I just wanted to thank Mr. Al Kohlmann so much for his detailed answer to my recent Red Wing Ice Water/Cooler question. It was great to get better understanding of its history, value, and also what I need to be on the lookout for regarding an authentic spigot and lid. Really appreciate your time and attention; thanks! Rita
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2 jugs

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Few small chips in the stoneware, but otherwise seem to be in good condition. What is the market value? Jerry
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3 gallon brown top jug with birch leaf stamp

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Hi , I bought this 3 gal. brown and white shoulder jug recently at auction thinking it might be of Redwing manufacture because of the birch leaf decoration. It seems it may be kind of a hybrid of Redwing and Plymouth Stoneware of Fort Dodge IA. It appears if info found is correct, the Plymouth company used the fleur de lis bracketed gallon designation and was bought out by Redwing which continued to use it for 1909 to 1910. My thoughts are that it may not be a very common Redwing decoration to still find because of the short time of use of this marking style. It is in great shape. Could you tell me if it is in fact likely a Redwing product and have an idea on approximate collector value. Thank You, Jeff
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5 gallon crock with arrow decoration

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Can you help me identify this 5 gal. crock? It has no markings other than the cobalt ones shown in the pic. I think it is salt glaze, although it is not brownish like my other salt glaze crocks, rather, it is greyish. It has handles similar to my other salt glaze crocks, too. No cracks or chips, brown interior glaze. What causes the yellow spots in front? Thank you in advance for your time and effort. Sandra
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3 gallon jug with flower decoration

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Hello! I inherited this jug from my grandmother in Wisconsin. The decoration appears to be some sort of flower (tulip?) in a cobalt blue. The number 3 appears directly above the flower and is underlined. The salt glaze is smooth around the jug, although there is a spot of reddish discoloration near the flower design. There are no cracks or chips. The handle attaches directly to the spout at a roughly 90 degree angle.It has no makers mark, so I’m unsure if it is even a Red Wing product. Any information on what this is would be greatly appreciated!! Eric
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2 gallon Red Wing Water Cooler

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Was wondering if you can tell me how much this Red Wing Union Stoneware Company 2 Gallon Water Cooler is worth and how old it is. It has a small chip on the lid that feels like it is glazed over, also on the back it looks like there is a small stain. Original handles with no rust, original spigot looks like it might be missing a rubber top where you push it in to get water. Has a 2 on the lid and some yellowing around 1/2 of the top. Overall I think it is in really good shape. I am able to forward more pictures to you if needed. Thank you so much for any help, we really appreciate it. Deann
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