Vintage Glass Candy Container Gun. 1940 Stough Toy Pistol Revolver w Orig Black Paint & Orig Red Screw Cap. Vintage Lover Gift. Wada ea247



This vintage glass candy container is a toy gun. It has a round barrel and five slanted lines on the firing chamber. The ridge on the top of the gun stops above the trigger. The grip has a raised grid, which is rounded on the top of the grid.

Material: Vintage Molded Glass, Heavy Enamel Paint, Tin Cap with Hole in the center
Colors: Clear Glass; Toy Gun also has quite a bit of Enamel Black Paint on it; Cap is red with black paint that is quite lightly sprayed on it.
Created by: T H Stough Co
Where created: Jeannette PA USA
When Created: 1940 (Educated Guess).
Patent Date: July 04, 1939
Approximate Dimensions in Inches: 4 1/16 long x 2 1/16 high
Maker Mark on one side: PATENTED
Make Mark on other side: A very faint number “4”

Condition: Very Good Antique Condition. The glass is free of any chips, cracks, fractures, knicks, or repairs. I could not remove the cap, so I assume this condition is the same under the cap. Most of the enamel paint is still there; it is worn a bit around the trigger. The tin cap has very little wear to it. Please look at the pictures and feel free to use the zoom.

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Re1: Eikelberner George and Agadjaian Serge; The Compleat (Spelled correctly) American Glass Candy Container Handbook; 1986; Item 247. A&E describe a gun similar to the one that I offer here. In fact, I believe the gun that is described by A&E was a precursor to this one. They state the gun has “PAT. PENDING” on one side and the number “2” on the other. And that it was created 1938 to 1939.
Re2: Dezso Douglas, Poirier J Leon, and Poirier Rose; Collector’s Guide to Candy Containers; 1998/2001; Item 400. DPP also describe a gun similar to the one that is offered here. This toy gun has “PAT. PEND’G” on one side and then the number “1” on the other. And this one was also created about 1939.

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