15 Gallon Western Stoneware Monmouth, ILL Crock

Up for auction is as a Western Stoneware 15 Monmouth, ILL crock, when tapped rings like a bell. Measurements are 21 inches tall, top rim 16 1/2 inches OD, and inner rim 14 inches. It is missing the one wooden/wire handle. As you can see in the pictures, on the right side below w it is stamped Western Stone Co., in the leaf and handle I believe these to be manufacture flaws. I don't think these would be considered cracks or chips. I will try to answer any questions but I am not a crock collector so please be kind in what you need to know. This item weighs about 70 pounds so I would prefer it be picked up. If you would like it shipped I will give cost of shipping at end of auction. I do not make any thing extra on shipping it will be the actual cost. I recommend that you insure this crock, If you choose not to insure this crock I am not responsible for items lost or damaged during shipping. I accept cash, cashiers check and money order. Payment is due 5 days end of auction. Good luck and thanks for looking! After getting a question on shipping I thought I would add this information to the descrition. I can mail this crock Priority up to 70lbs. I do not have it boxed yet. I will have to double box this item, add paper and peanuts to help protect it in shipping. I then could take it to be weighed if it goes over the 70 pounds it would ... read more