5 gallon Red Wing Crock no oval or handles

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Hello Al, I have a crock which I think is a "Red Wing" it has a red wing in blue and the #5 in red, however it does not have the "Red Wing Union Stoneware Co." signature below. It it is glazed, and has 1 tiny hairline crack on one of the sides of it. Is this a Red Wing? And if so how much might it be worth? Thank you. Rebecca
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4 or 5 gallon red wing water cooler

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I have a 4 or 5 gallon red wing water cooler, I believe its a 5 not sure. It does have some cracks in it and it leaks out of the spicket. How much would this be worth? Lynn

 

Answer: Lynn, Most of the hand turned water coolers had the gallon number stamped in the bottom. With a crack the value may be around $200.  Jeff

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Stoneware Pedestal Bowl

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I have crock type pottery pedestal bowl, 11" in dia. and pedestal is 4 & 3/4" in dia. and the height is 3 and 3/8 inches. No markings except from those created by the firing process on sides of bowl. Red Wing is shallowly incised on bottom and the glaze nearly obscures the mark so I have written it on paper underneath the actual mark. Is it Red Wing and what is the worth? Karen

 

Answer: Karen,  Red Wing did make these bowls. Value would be between $40 and $50. Jeff

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Stoneware Crock barrel shape with blue stripes

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greetings! i picked up this crock at a local flea market…looks like a pickle crock…looks like it takes a big bail handle and of course the lid is missing…otherwise its in good shape…it has some writing on it but all i can make out is " st louis " any ifo would be greatly appreciated ! regards, phg

 

Answer: The crock is not Red Wing. Many of these pickle crocks are seen with St. Louis advertising. Jeff

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30 gallon Red Wing Crock

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Hello, I’m hoping you might be able to help identify a crock that my fiance and her family recently inherited. I have attached a close up picture of the markings but have a wide angle shot if desired. From what I can tell, it is a 30 gallon Red Wing crock. I’m unsure of the exact measurements (but can obtain them if needed). It has the large blue 30 as well as the Red Wing (unsure of measurement again). Based on the oval stamps on your site, it appears this one uses the #8 oval, so it was manufactured in the ’30’s but prior to ’36. The stamp reads: RED WING UNION STONEWARE CO. RED WING MINN. There are several chips and there appears to be a small crack developing along the bottom. Please let me know what additional information you might need and thank you in advance! Victor
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Repair advice

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It is very unfortunate that this Red Wing Union stoneware is severly damaged. My first question is recommendations for repair to the condition where the pieces don’t fall apart. The second question is the value if I tried to sell it. Thanks for your time and consideration James

 

Answer: James, The crock could be glued and used for decorative purposes. The value is minimal and would not be worth the cost of a professional repair. Jeff

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10 gallon Mounmouth Crock

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I have a 10 gallon stoneware crock with black handles on the side,10 is stamped with small branches with 3 leaves on each side of the 10, under that is a large maple leaf,under the maple leaf is an oval stamp that says Western Stoneware Monmouth, Ill. Can you tell me the age & when the company was in business and the value. Thank you.William

Answer:

The 10 gallon dates from the 20’s into the 30’s. The 10 would be priced $100-$150  Scott

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6 gallon Monmouth, IL

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I have a 6 gal crock with lid. It has the leaf. The lid has some damage. Can you tell me more about this piece and value. THanks Brenda

Answer: Brenda,

The 6 gallon. Dates from the 20’s into the 30’s. It would be $75-$100 in todays market. The lid since it has damage would be $15-$30.
 
Scott

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