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I am on the mailing list for ABCR Auctions which is conducting an auction now. ABCR is headed up by Travis Dunn. Travis is based out of Victoria, Australia. Travis got me thinking about some of the Austrailian Bitters we … Continue reading
From Pole Top Discoveries recently completed Auction 64.
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S.F. Gaslight Ammonia now Greer’s Washing Ammonia? 23 April 2011 On my visit to see the Robert Frank Collection late last year in Lompoc, California I was drawn to this beautiful, light canary yellow bottle in one of his display … Continue reading
While visiting with the prominent collector Sandor Fuss this past week in Denver, I again was struck by the beauty, size and color of the famous Harrison’s Columbia Ink. This big ink would dominate any other display setting but somehow … Continue reading
Two Sexy Ladies – Cassin’s Grape Brandy Bitters 23 April 2011 On a trip out west to visit the prominent collector Robert Frank late last year, I was able to see and hold two of my most favorite Bitters bottles … Continue reading
Young America or Young Frankenstein? 21 April 2011 (R•110914) (R•111014) Along with collecting and specializing in the beautiful color runs, I cherish the freakish and absurdly crude, rare and x-rare bitters squares. This example of a Young America Stomach Bitters … Continue reading
Posted in Bitters, eBay, History, Humor - Lighter Side, Liquor Merchant, Medicines & Cures
Tagged bitters, eBay, Isham, Meyer, Meyer Collection, milwaukee, Rindskopf & Bro, Wisconsin, Young America Stomach Bitters, Young Frankenstein
Just in from Dave Maryo (FOHBC Western Region Director and President Los Angeles Historical Bottle Club) who with his wife Cindy, just visited the Getty Villa in Malibu this past weekend to see the Greek and Roman glass on display. … Continue reading
Posted in Ancient Glass, Art & Architecture, Club News, Collectors & Collections, History, Museums
Tagged Byzantine, Dave Maryo, Early Glass, Egypt, Erwin Oppenlander, fohbc, Getty Villa, Greek, Greek and Roman Glass, LAHBC, Los Angeles Historical Bottle Club, Malibu, Mesopotamia
***This just in from West Coast Marble Collector and Dealer Bill O’Conner… Watch Video This film was “lost” for many years. It was the first 35mm film ever that has come to light. It was taken by a camera mounted … Continue reading
I have been snatching up extremely rare square and rectangular Bitters Bottles on eBay for years and have been doing pretty well. This was not the case last night, Sunday, 17 April 2011. I had been watching this R/H U5 … Continue reading