A Broughton Dairy 13x24 tall metal milk can owned by a Wooster, Ohio, man brought $56 recently on the eBay auction block.
Selling for $200 for a Pennsboro, W.Va., seller was an A.P. Donaghoo, Parkersburg, pottery jar, with the top of the jar resembling a top hat. Also selling for $127.50 was another Donaghoo jar, 8 1/4 inch tall, owned by a Wheeling, W.Va., seller.
A glass ashtray originally purchased at an estate sale in Johnstown, Pa., advertising American Paint & Color Company, Marietta, distributed by Twin City Distributing, Reading, Pa., sold for $20.
A real photo postcard of Persis and Rufus Putnam, and owned by a Pawleys Island, S.C., seller sold for $9.50.
A sterling silver spoon advertising the Elks Club in Parkersburg sold for $37 for a Fayetteville, Arkansas, seller. Another silver spoon advertising S.A.A.R.T. Brothers, Parkersburg, sold for $25, owned by a Hartville, Ohio, seller.
Cookie jars made by American Bisque in Williamstown sold really well.
"Sweet Pea" sold for $850 for a Williamsport, Pa., seller.
Selling for 26 bids totaling $493 was "Rocket Ship" owned by a Pittsburgh seller.
Selling for $334.89 was American Bisque "Girl" cookie jar with chalkboard, owned by a San Antonio, Texas, seller. Also selling was "Boy" cookie jar with chalkboard that sold for $200.73.
Selling for $156.49 was "Baby Huey" a Gail Gerd American Bisque reproduction owned by a Kansas seller.
Selling for $147.99 was "Cheerleader" flasher cookie jar owned by a Hutchinson, Minn., seller.
Selling for $177.50 for a Hartford, Wisconsin, seller was "Sandman" flasher clown.
A pink "French Poodle" American Bisque cookie jar sold for $135.
Baby elephant with ball cap went for $139.99.
A bell, "Ring for Cookies," went for $112.50.
Other American Bisque jars sold at auction, but at a lower price than the ones I have mentioned.
Plate, 1912 calendar owl plate, advertising compilements of Henninger Reitz, Lowell, $29.80.
Photo postcard of the early 1900s, Sager family house in Parkersburg, $5.
Booklets, two booklets on Marietta College, dated 1909 and 1910, $10.
Postcard dated 1908 of a boat passing the Putnam Street Bridge, $7.
Photo postcard, General Rufus Putnam monument in Mound Cemetery, $6.50.
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Larry Koon is the author of several price guide books on antiques and collectibles. His column appears every Monday on Life. Send letters to Treasure in the Attic, c/o The Marietta Times, 700 Channel Lane, Marietta 45750; or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org. When writing, send a complete description of the item, along with size, color, any markings on the item along with condition of the item.