Monthly Archives: July 2011

Cathedral Pickle Picture Page

Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers and Posted it on The Peachridge Cathedral Pickle Picture Page It was really a great experience to see the Cathedral Pickle display at the FOHBC York Show (was it York or Wilmington?)…I … Continue reading

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What!!! Pontiled Green Highland Bitters and Scotch Tonic

What!!! Pontiled Green Highland Bitters and Scotch Tonic 31 July 2011 You Have Got to Be Kidding! This past Wednesday started off innocently enough until I received an eBay alert from Jeff (Froggy) Burkhardt about a pontiled Highland Bitters and … Continue reading

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Connecticut – The Willington Glass Works Colors

From New England glass collector Michael George: Visit Mike’s Web Site BottleShow.com The Willington Glass Works in CT was in business for an astounding 57 years from 1815-1872. The earlier production was most earthy tone olive and olive-amber colors. Here … Continue reading

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Tom Doligale and his Udolpho Wolfe’s Aromatic Schnapps

In case you missed it, Ralph Finch did a nice two (2) page spread in the latest July 2011 Antique Bottle & Glass Collector titled EXHIBITIONISTS, Tom Doligale is on the trail of rare pontiled Wolfes. The photo was taken … Continue reading

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Unlisted Morning Call Bitters

Unlisted Morning Call Bitters 30 July 2011 By now, I suppose many of you have heard about the unlisted Morning Call Bitters that I was fortunate enough to win at the FOHBC live auction at the 2011 FOHBC Memphis National … Continue reading

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German Tonic Bitters – Boggs, Cottman & Co.

German Tonic Bitters – Boggs, Cottman & Co. 30 July 2011 Earlier this morning, I posted some pictures and information from Baltimore, Maryland Collector, Chris Rowell (click here). Specifically speaking it was… “When I finally got hooked on bottles in … Continue reading

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Some Nice Baltimore Bottles from Chris Rowell

As some of you may know, I am from Baltimore originally. Though I left in 1975, I still get back often to see my family, work on business projects and of coarse, hit the Annual Baltimore Antique Bottle Show & … Continue reading

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Reno Show Pictures in from Pam Selenak

Pam and Randy Selenak from Orange, California were kind enough to send a nice group of pictures from the Reno Show last weekend. I posted a few of my favorites… On a separate note, I would like to welcome and … Continue reading

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Hey! Who says New England Glass isn’t Colorful?

Just a great picture from Michael George who is an advanced collector, dealer and author of primarily New England Glass. You can visit his web site at BottleShow.com

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2011 Houston Bottle Show Report

It is interesting to set up at the Houston Show. It is so small and there are so few, if any of the things I look for. From talking to the old-timers here such as Barbara Puckett (Show Organizer),┬áTom and … Continue reading

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