Seller: antiques-thru-time (688) 98%, Location: Miami, Florida, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, AU, Item: 381539469511 Condition: ***PLEASE READ ALL OF THE DESCRIPTION AND LOOK AT ALL THE PICTURES***, Details: USA-RARE-CURRENCY Store STUNNING!! & EXTREMELY RARE!!!!-ANCIENT ROMAN LARGE GLASS BOTTLE (PALE GREEN IN COLOR) BRADED ENCIRCLING BANDS CIRCA 100-300 AD, INTACT CONDITION. WITH IMPORTANT FULL PROVENANCE TO THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE *WALTER EVANS EDGE (1873-1956)*,USA SENATOR, GOVERNOR OF NEW JERSEY, AMBASSADOR TO FRANCE FROM 1929-1933. ***VERY IMPRESSIVE!! PIECE FROM A VERY IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION*** ****STUNNING!!!, & EXTREMELY RARE!!!!,****. A TRULY AMAZING!!!!!!, LARGE APPROX. 7" TALL ANCIENT ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE, PALE GREEN IN COLOR ,FREE BLOWN,SPHERICAL BODY WITH A TALL CYLINDRICAL NECK, (BRADED ENCIRCLING BANDS). PROVENANCE: FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE WALTER EVANS EDGE (1873-1956),USA SENATOR,GOVERNOR OF NEW JERSEY,US AMBASSADOR TO FRANCE FROM 1929 TO 1933,HE ACQUIRED THIS SUPERB!! PIECE IN CYPRUS. (SEE 4TH PICTURE SHOWING A DESCRIPTION AND APPRAISSAL FROM "HD ENTERPRISES",MORE THAN 30 YEARS AGO. CONDITION: INTACT. ALSO PLEASE READ WALTER EVANS EDGE EXTENSIVE BIOGRAPHY BELOW: ***A VERY SPECIAL SELDOM SEE PIECE,THAT HAS BEEN IN THE SAME FAMILY COLLECTION FOR MORE THAN 30 YEARS ***. ****ROMAN GLASS BOTTLE MEASURES APPROX. 7" TALL X APPROX. 4" WIDE**** ****WE ARE SURE THIS RARE!! PIECE WILL MAKE A COLLECTOR VERY VERY HAPPY!! **** Walter Evans Edge (1873-1956) Biography: Walter Evans Edge 36th Governor of New Jersey In office January 15, 1917 – May 16, 1919 Preceded by James Fairman Fielder Succeeded by William Nelson Runyon as Acting Governor In office January 18, 1944 – January 21, 1947 Preceded by Charles Edison Succeeded by Alfred E. Driscoll United States Senator, New Jersey (Class 2) In office May 19, 1919 – November 21, 1929 Preceded by David Baird Succeeded by David Baird, Jr. United States Ambassador to France In office November 21, 1929 – March 4, 1933 Preceded by Myron T. Herrick Succeeded by Jesse I. Strauss Personal details Born November 20, 1873 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Died October 29, 1956 (aged 82) New York City, New York Political party Republican Spouse(s) Lady Lee Phillips Camilla Loyal Ashe Sewall Religion Presbyterian Episcopalian Walter Evans Edge (November 20, 1873 – October 29, 1956) was an American politician. A Republican, he was twice the Governor of New Jersey, from 1917 to 1919 and again from 1944 to 1947, serving as governor during both World War I and World War II. Edge also served as United States Senator representing New Jersey from 1919 to 1929 and as United States Ambassador to France from 1929 to 1933. Early life Edge was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 20, 1873. His father, William Edge, worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad. His mother Mary (Evans) Edge, died when he was two years old. At the age of four Edge moved to Pleasantville, New Jersey, where the family of his stepmother, Wilhemina (Scull) Edge, operated a small hotel. His formal education went only as far as the eighth grade in a two-room public school in Pleasantville. As a youth, Edge demonstrated a desire to succeed in business and he acquired an interest in politics. At the age of ten, he and another boy started a four-page weekly newspaper devoted to social news, the Pleasantville Bladder, which had a circulation of approximately one hundred. Edge also attended Pleasantville Republican party rallies and later recounted that he came away from these events feeling great excitement and a growing determination to someday participate in politics himself. Business career In 1888, at the age of fourteen, Edge began working for the Atlantic Review, then Atlantic City’s only newspaper, providing it with news and social notes pertaining to Pleasantville and nearby communities. Later in 1888, Edge took another job with the newspaper, serving primarily as a printer's devil and performing a wide variety of other jobs as well. Edge's position at the Atlantic Review introduced him to many of the hotel owners and businessmen in rapidly growing Atlantic City. Edge moved from Pleasantville to Atlantic City the same year. At the age of sixteen, Edge took a part-time job with John M. Dorland, who operated an Atlantic City advertising business. Dorland solicited advertising from Atlantic City hotels for Philadelphia and New York newspapers. Dorland was in poor health when Edge joined him and within a few months, Edge was running the business. When Dorland died less than one year later, his widow sold the business to Edge, who was then seventeen years old, for $500. Edge financed the purchase with a note that a hotel owner agreed to co-sign for him. Under Edge's management, the Dorland Agency grew into multi-million dollar advertising agency, with offices in numerous cities in the United States and Europe. In 1893 Edge founded the Atlantic City Guest, a summer newspaper devoted to the activities of the resort's vacationers. The success of the paper led Edge to start a similar paper in Jacksonville, Florida, during the winter of 1894–1895. On March 4, 1895 Edge established the Atlantic City Daily Press (now the Press of Atlantic City) as the successor to the Atlantic City Guest, which eventually became the Atlantic City area's dominant newspaper. Edge's income from the Press soon exceeded $20,000 annually. In 1905, Edge purchased the competing Evening Union, also based in Atlantic City. He sold both newspapers in 1919 to three employees: Albert J. Feyl, Paul J. O'Neill, and Francis E. Croasdale. Political career Early political career Edge's successful advertising and publishing businesses made him very wealthy. From the beginning, his ultimate goal was to use his success in business to build a political career and to devote his primary attention to politics after he had attained financial security. In 1894, Edge was elected to the executive committee of the Atlantic City Republican Party. From 1897 until 1899 he served as journal clerk of the New Jersey Senate, a position that enabled him to meet state political figures and learn parliamentary procedures. In the 1890s Edge was a sergeant with the Morris Guards, a private military organization based in Atlantic City, and when the Spanish–American War began in 1898, he volunteered the company for service in the United States Army. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army during the war and served for a few months, but did not leave the United States. Between 1901 and 1904, Edge was appointed secretary of the state senate, another position that enabled him to cultivate relationships with state legislators. In 1904, Edge ran as a reformer in the Republican primary for the Atlantic County state senate seat occupied by incumbent Edward S. Lee. Edge used his Atlantic City Daily Press to promote his candidacy against Lee, who was supported by the established local Republican machine. Edge lost to Lee. After his defeat, Edge's Daily Press became a faithful supporter of the local Republican organization, and in 1909 he was elected to the New Jersey General Assembly. In 1910, Edge was elected to the New Jersey Senate where he served for two terms, becoming the senate president in 1915. Although Edge served in the state legislature during the height of the Progressive Era, he tended to take moderate positions and was not considered a reformer. He supported the Republican leadership, although he did cooperate with reformers when their efforts appeared sure of success. Early in his legislative career, Edge worked extensively in developing a workers' compensation law for New Jersey, even traveling to Europe to study compensation systems there. The workers' compensation bill that he sponsored was passed by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Woodrow Wilson. He also promoted legislation calling for a ten-hour day for women workers and safety laws protecting factory workers. He gained a reputation for concern with economic matters and the efficiency of state government. Governor of New Jersey, 1917–1919 In early 1916 Edge announced his candidacy for governor. Edge’s opponent for the Republican nomination was Austen Colgate. Edge’s campaign manager,Enoch "Nucky" Johnson, the boss of the Atlantic County Republican machine, and Frank Hague, boss of the Hudson County Democratic machine, are widely credited with securing Edge’s election as governor. Johnson reached out to Hague, who feared the Democratic candidate, H. Otto Wittpenn, a reformer whose election would threaten Hague's control of Hudson County. It is unclear whether Edge and Hague reached some agreement in exchange for Hague's assistance, with one authority concluding there was "[p]robably no outright deal", another stating Edge provided Hague with "a pledge of cooperation", and a third stating that Edge "had a working arrangement with Hague; the former to be left alone in South Jersey and Hague to be 'protected' in Hudson". In any event, Hague instructed those in his Democratic organization to crossover and vote for Edge in the Republican primary, thereby securing Edge a narrow victory.Thereafter, Hague did not support Wittpenn in the general election, and Edge was elected on a platform of making government more effective and efficient with the slogan "A Business Man with a Business Plan". As governor, Edge obtained legislation consolidating state boards, improving the civil service, imposing a franchise tax on public utilities, allowing greater home rule for cities, reforming corporation law, and improving state institutions, especially the prisons. In 1917 the legislature also agreed to Edge's proposal to reorganize the state road department, and Edge won approval for legislation authorizing the construction of a bridge between southern New Jersey and Philadelphia and a tunnel between northern New Jersey and New York City. The bridge had been sought for some time by South Jersey legislators, but had failed to gain the support of North Jersey legislators, who opposed spending state funds on a project that they felt would benefit only the southern part of the state. Edge therefore combined the bridge proposal with plans for a tunnel to New York to win state-wide support. The bridge, the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which spans the Delaware River between Camden and Philadelphia, opened in 1926, and the tunnel, the Holland Tunnel, which connects Jersey City and lower Manhattan, opened in 1927. It has been contended that the decision to place the terminus of the tunnel in Jersey City was the result of Frank Hague’s support of Edge in the 1916 gubernatorial election. A considerable part of Edge's efforts as governor involved the mobilization for World War I and postwar planning. United States Senator, 1919–1929 In 1918 Edge was elected to the United States Senate, defeating George L. Record and Edward W. Gray in the Republican primary and Democratic candidate George W. La Monte in the general election. Although the term to which he had been elected began on March 4, 1919, the Senate was in recess at that time. In order to attend to remaining gubernatorial business, Edge did not resign as governor until May 16, 1919, and was sworn in as senator three days later. The most important and controversial vote held by the Senate during Edge's term involved the Treaty of Versailles, the ratification of which would have allowed the United States to join the League of Nations. As a member of the moderate wing of the Republican Party, Edge was a "mild reservationist" on the question. Although he appears to have genuinely wanted the United States to enter the League of Nations, he believed that reservations to the treaty were needed both to protect national sovereignty and to secure the votes needed for ratification by the Senate. In November 1919 and again in March 1920, he voted to ratify the treaty with theLodge Reservations. Continuing his efforts to apply business management principles to government, in 1919 Edge introduced a joint resolution that led to the passage of the Budget and Accounting Act of 1921, which established the Bureau of the Budget (now called the Office of Management and Budget) and the General Accounting Office. Edge also sponsored the Edge Act, a 1919 Amendment to the Federal Reserve Act of 1913, which allowed National Banks (any banking institution chartered by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency) to engage in international banking through federally chartered subsidiaries. At the 1920 Republican National Convention that nominated Warren G. Harding for President, there was a movement to nominate Edge as candidate for Vice President. Convention rules required the vote of a candidate's state delegation as a unit in support of the nomination, which Edge could not secure. In 1917, while governor, Edge had made an enemy of William P. Verdon, Republican leader of Hudson County, when Edge refused to appoint the man Verdon wanted as Hudson County prosecutor, Richard Doherty. (Verdon had expected that Doherty would wage a campaign against election fraud in Hudson County if appointed prosecutor). At the convention, Verdon kept his delegates from voting for Edge, thereby blocking the attempt to nominate him, and Verdon backed the nomination of Calvin Coolidge, the successful candidate. Edge opposed prohibition and voted against the Volstead Act. In 1924, he ran for reelection advocating the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment, which New Jersey had approved in 1922, after the end of his term as governor. He proposed a number of bills that would relax prohibition, including legislation authorizing the sale of alcoholic beverages with an alcohol content of 3%, and another bill to legalize the sale of beer with alcohol content of 2.75%. At some point he supported practically every anti-prohibition movement in the Senate. Edge was reelected to the Senate in 1924, defeating prohibition advocate Hamilton F. Kean in the Republican primary and Democratic candidate Frederick W. Donnelly in the general election. In April 1929, it was reported that President Herbert Hoover would be appoint Edge United States Ambassador to France. He did not resign from the Senate and take office as Ambassador, however, until November 21, 1929, a delay attributable to political issues involving the appointment of a Republican successor to fill his Senate seat and the desire to have his expertise in the Senate while tariff legislation was considered. During the course of the tariff debates, Edge proved a protectionist who voted in favor of higher tariffs on imported goods. The resulting tariff law, the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act, was not enacted until the spring of 1930, several months after Edge left the Senate. United States Ambassador to France, 1929–1933 During his tenure as ambassador, Edge spent considerable time dealing with Franco-American trade issues, which were strained by tariff policies and the contentious post-World War I questions of war debts, reparations and disarmament. ****THIS PIECE COMES FROM A VERY IMPORTANT!! 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