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Auction Description for Morphy's: MORPHY AUCTIONS Saturday, April 20th, 2013 Auction
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MORPHY AUCTIONS Saturday, April 20th, 2013 Auction

(1008 Lots)

by Morphy Auctions


1,008 lots with images

April 20, 2013

Live Auction

2000 North Reading Road

Denver, PA, 17517 USA

Phone: +1-717-335-3435

Fax: +1-717-336-7115

Email: morphy@morphyauctions.com

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Large Four-Paneled Onionskin Marble.

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Description: Two opposing panels of white with cobalt splotching, an opposing panel of yellow with lots of green spotting and some red, and one opposing panel of yellow with lots of red spotting and a little bit of green. This marble has a faceted pontil and there are several subsurface moons and one large shallow chip on one side.Condition (8.6). Size 2 - 3/8" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.6).

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Cranberry Ribbon Lutz Marble.

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Description: Red translucent cranberry ribbon with nice wide and heavy lutz banding. One as-made cold roll mark on surface and micro reflection.Condition (9.3). Size 7/8" Dia.

Condition Report: (9.3).

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Blue Opaque Banded Lutz Marble.

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Description: Baby blue opaque base with white lines. Surface has minor scuffing and one flea bite.Condition (8.9). Size 7/8" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.9).

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Single Pontil End-of-Day Lutz Marble.

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Description: White base with yellow and green spotting and beautiful Lutz spotting. Several chips throughout surface.Condition (8.0). Size 13/16" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.0).

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Rare Joseph's Coat Lutz Marble.

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Description: Extremely hard-to-find marble. Colors include yellow, baby blue, bright orange, white, and green. Marble has been polished, pontil remains, and minor flea bites are still present.Condition (Polished). Size 3/4" Dia.

Condition Report: (Polished).

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Lot of 2: Lutz Marbles.

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Description: Includes a white onion Lutz with two small chips and a green glass Lutz with one as-made hot spot.Condition (8.6 - 9.0). Size Each: 25/32" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.6 - 9.0).

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Lot of 2: Lutz Marbles.

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Description: The smallest has a green semi-opaque base with blue band. One as-made flat hot spot and one minor chip. The largest has a white semi-opaque base with orange bands. This marble has a piece of furnace brick embedded in the surface.Condition (8.4 - 8.7). Size 3/4" to 13/16" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.4 - 8.7).

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Lot of 2: Ribbon Lutz Marbles.

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Description: The smaller marble is a beautiful amber glass ribbon lutz with nice twist to white ribbon and lutz bands. The larger marble is a red ribbon lutz with nice wide lutz banding. The smaller marble with one as-made micro hot spot.Condition (9.3). Size 21/32" to 11/16" Dia.

Condition Report: (9.3).

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Lot of 5: Lutz Marbles.

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Description: Includes two clear base Lutz marbles with red lines, one clear with yellow, one clear with lavender band, and one aqua base with white bands.Condition (8.7 - 9.3). Size 11/16" to 23/32" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.7 - 9.3).

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Lot of 3: Green Glass Lutz Marbles.

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Description: Nice grouping. The smaller two marbles have great surface condition and the larger marble has one large chip and several smaller micro chips.Condition (8.4 - 9.3). Size 9/16" to 25/32" Dia.

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Lot of 3: Banded Lutz Marbles.

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Description: Contains two blue glass lutz marbles with white bands and one butterscotch base with baby blue bands. The two blue lutz marbles have been polished with no damage showing and the butterscotch lutz appears to be a re-melt with no damage showing.Condition (Polished). Size 3/4" to 7/8" Dia.

Condition Report: (Polished).

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Lot of 3: Ribbon Lutz Marbles.

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Description: Includes two cranberry ribbon Lutz marbles and one small yellow and blue ribbon Lutz. Minor flea bites throughout.Condition (8.7). Size 1/2" to 21/32" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.7).

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Lot of 4: Lutz Marbles.

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Description: Includes one blue and red ribbon lutz, one all red ribbon lutz, one lavender and yellow ribbon lutz, and one black opaque lutz with blue lines. The lavender and yellow lutz with internal fractures.Condition (8.3 - 8.9). Size 5/8" to 11/16" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.3 - 8.9).

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Lot of 4: Lutz Marbles.

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Description: Includes two clear with yellow lines, one clear with blue lines, and one clear with lavender lines. The large lavender lutz marble has one large as-made hot spot.Condition (9.2). Size 5/8" to 3/4" Dia.

Condition Report: (9.2).

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Black Opaque Lutz Marble.

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Description: Black opaque base with red lines. One large as-made hot spot but no glass is missing from surface.Condition (9.0). Size 11/16" Dia.

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Green-Amber Banded Lutz Marble.

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Description: Green-amber base with white lines. Well-made marble has been polished with some damage still showing.Condition (Polished). Size 1" Dia.

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Banded Indian Lutz Marble.

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Description: Black opaque base with two lutz bands bordered in white and one lutz band bordered in yellow. This marble has some minor surface scratching and one medium-sized chip near bottom pontil.Condition (8.6). Size 1 - 21/32" Dia.

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Blue Glass Banded Lutz Marble.

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Description: Semi-transparent blue base with red lines. Hard-to-find color combo. One micro hot spot.Condition (9.0). Size 11/16" Dia.

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Blue Opaque Banded Lutz Marble.

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Description: Hard-to-find blue opaque base with red lines. Very striking marble with just one flea bite and one small chip.Condition (8.85). Size 11/16" Dia.

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Large Clear Base Banded Lutz Marble.

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Description: Transparent base with yellow bands. Nice, wide lutz banding. This marble has been polished with some damage still showing.Condition (Polished). Size 1 - 1/2" Dia.

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Blue Glass Banded Lutz Marble.

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Description: Transparent blue base with white bands. Nice twist of colors in lutz. Surface has one as-made cold roll mark near top pontil.Condition (9.3). Size 19/32" Dia.

Condition Report: (9.3).

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Lot of 33: Handmade Marbles.

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Description: Includes swirls in different styles, onionskins, peppermints, and one red ribbon Lutz in poor condition.Condition (8.0 - 9.5). Size 1/2" to 23/32" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.0 - 9.5).

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Lot of 43: Handmade Marbles.

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Description: Includes micas, banded transparents, swirls, Navarre, and handmade opaques.Condition (8.7 - 9.5). Size 5/8" to 7/8" Dia.

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Lot of 16: Handmade Marbles.

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Description: Includes five onionskins, one Lutz, one decorated Bennington, four Indians, two micas, and three swirl marbles.Condition (8.0 - 9.0). Size 9/16" to 15/16" Dia.

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Lot of 2: Handmade Marbles.

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Description: The smallest marble is a very unusual clay-type marble that appears to be old and is similar to the style of a paper mache or gutta percha. Colors are very bright and include baby blue, bright orange, pink, lavender, and brown. Also includes a four-paneled onionskin marble with two opposing panels of yellow and orange, two opposing panels of pink and white, and large mica chunks. Clay-type marble with as-made surface hot spots.Condition (9.0 - 9.6). Size 13/16" to 15/16" Dia.

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Lot of 7: Handmade Marbles.

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Description: This lot includes six onionskins, one Joseph's coat, and one peppermint ribbon with one as-made surface blowout.Condition (8.7 - 9.2). Size 9/16" to 25/32" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.7 - 9.2).

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Lot of 5: Handmade Marbles.

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Description: The smallest is a banded transparent lutz and the largest a shallow ridge core swirl with white base and red in valleys. Also includes three multicolored divided core swirls. All five marbles have been polished.Condition (Polished). Size 1 - 3/8" to 1 - 3/4" Dia.

Condition Report: (Polished).

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Lot of 3: Indian Marbles.

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Description: Includes three multicolored beautiful Indian marbles.Condition (9.4). Size 11/16" to 25/32" Dia.

Condition Report: (9.4).

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Lot of 3: Clambroth Marbles.

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Description: Includes two black clambroths with white lines and one white clambroth with alternating blue and green lines.Condition (8.7). Size 19/32" to 11/16" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.7).

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Large Rose China Marble.

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Description: Glazed china with two large roses on each side. Center is separated by a yellow band accented by two smaller yellow bands. The marble has three as-made prong (resting) spots.Condition (8.7). Size 1 - 3/8" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.7).

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Red Mica Marble.

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Description: Hard-to-find marble with nice large mica chunks. One as-made small hot spot.Condition (9.2). Size 19/32" Dia.

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Glazed Rose China Marble.

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Description: Three black lines encircle the marble.Condition (9.0). Size 15/16" Dia.

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Maglite Clambroth Marble.

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Description: At first glance, marble appears to be a black opaque clambroth but after back-lighting it is revealed to be a nice deep purple. Line spacing is even. Two chips on white lines but the lines are still visible.Condition (8.8). Size 13/16" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.8).

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Large Black Clambroth Marble.

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Description: Black opaque base with 18 white lines. Hard size to find in a clambroth. Surface has several shallow chips and surface scratching.Condition (8.5). Size 1 - 3/8" Dia.

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Large Blue Cased Mica Marble.

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Description: Cobalt blue base with clear casing and mica applied to the clear which gives this marble the "true effect" color of mica. Surface has one large shallow chip and several smaller chips. This marble is hard to find.Condition (8.5). Size 1 - 9/16" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.5).

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Rare Black Clambroth Marble.

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Description: Black base with alternating baby blue and purple lines. We have never seen this color combination before; this is an extremely rare clambroth marble. One subsurface bruise but no glass is missing.Condition (9.2). Size 11/16" Dia.

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Lot of 2: Clambroth Marbles.

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Description: The smallest is a white base with green, pink, and blue lines and the largest is a white base with green lines. Both marbles have subsurface reflections and bruises.Condition (8.5). Size 11/16" to 23/32" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.5).

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Lot of 2: Handmade Marbles.

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Description: The smaller marble is a black base clambroth with red lines and the larger marble is a honey amber gooseberry. The black clambroth has a slight haze to surface and minor flea bites while the gooseberry has one subsurface reflection and small chips.Condition (8.5 - 8.7). Size 9/16" to 5/8" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.5 - 8.7).

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Lot of 2: Banded Opaque Marbles.

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Description: The smallest is a white base with three unusual bands in red and white. The larger marble is an opaque swirl with white base, pink banding, and a nice twist of color. The larger marble has one as-made hot spot.Condition (9.0 - 9.3). Size 11/16" to 7/8" Dia.

Condition Report: (9.0 - 9.3).

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Lot of 6: Handmade Marbles.

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Description: Includes one blue solid core, one yellow solid core, one divided core swirl, one Joseph's coat, and two left-handed twist onionskin marbles with faceted pontils.Condition (9.5). Size 9/16" to 3/4" Dia.

Condition Report: (9.5).

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Lot of 9: Mica Marbles.

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Description: This lot includes two clear, one green, two aqua, one amber, and three blue micas. Three are under 9.0.Condition (8.7 - 9.3). Size 5/8" to 15/16" Dia.

Condition Report: (8.7 - 9.3).

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Lot of 14: Indian Swirl Marbles.

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Description: This lot includes a nice selection of multicolored Indian marbles including one green maglite Indian.Condition (8.6 - 9.5). Size 9/16" to 15/16" Dia.

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Lot of 28: Akro Agate Marbles.

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Description: Includes all tri-colored corkscrews and a few Popeye marbles.Condition (9.2). Size 5/8" to 3/4" Dia.

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Lot of 45: Akro Corkscrew Marbles.

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Description: Includes one, two, and three-color corkscrews.Condition (9.0). Size 5/8" to 7/8" Dia.

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Lot of 62: Machine Made Marbles.

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Description: Includes Akro Popeyes, corkscrews, silver oxbloods, Peltier Supermen, ketchup and mustards, and two M.F. Christensen bricks.Condition (8.5 - 9.5). Size 5/8" to 13/16" Dia.

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Lot of 2: Christensen Agate Opaque Marbles.

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Description: Includes one with baby blue base, yellow and black stripes, and double pinch line. This marble is pictured in Bob Bloch's Machine Made Marble book on page 125. Also includes one with green base and black and yellowing striping. This marble is pictured in Bob Bloch's Machine Made Marble book on page 122.Condition (9.7). Size Each: 19/32" Dia.

Condition Report: (9.7).

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Lot of 4: Christensen Agate Marbles.

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Description: Includes one tan-brown base with black and orange striping, one black, orange, and yellow striping, one green base with orange striping and one as-made surface blowout, and one lavender base with black striping and one small chip.Condition (8.8 - 9.8). Size 17/32" to 19/32" Dia.

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Lot of 3: Christensen Agate Opaque Marbles.

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Description: Includes one green base with red striping, one baby blue base with orange striping, and one black base with electric orange striping. Three very striking marbles in great condition.Condition (9.7). Size 9/16" to 5/8" Dia.

Condition Report: (9.7).

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Lot of 3: Christensen Agate Opaque Marbles.

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Description: The largest marble is a submarine transparent base with orange, yellow, green, and black striping. The striping is so thick that the transparent base is almost invisible. Also includes a black opaque with orange striping and a mint green base with lavender and orange striping. Nice examples.Condition (9.7). Size 9/16" to 5/8" Dia.

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Lot of 2: Christensen Agate Opaque Marbles.

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Description: Both with black bases, yellow and orange striping, and single pinch lines.Condition (9.6). Size 9/16" to 19/32" Dia.

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