Monthly Archives: September 2011

Merrimack Valley Antique Bottle Club’s 37th Annual Show

Jim Bender sent in some nice pictures from this past Sunday’s Merrimack Valley Antique Bottle Club show. Check out those Dr. Langley’s Root & Herb Bitters!

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Glass Discoveries’ Auction ends Tonight!

Ray Klingensmith will be ending his September Auction #65 for his dual Pole Top Discoveries Catalogue of Scarce, Rare and Colorful Insulators and Glass Discoveries’ Catalogue of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Bottles. The closing date is tonight, Monday, 26 September 2011, 10:00 … Continue reading

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Ammonia Mnfd by S.F. GasLight Co Question

Incoming question from Mike George: Hey Ferd, Hope all is well my friend! I need a little assistance on this Western bottle. It is a BRIGHT lemon yellow ammonia! I have seen some of them sell for pretty good money, … Continue reading

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3 Gems in the new Pole Top Discoveries’ Catalogue of Rare & Colorful Insulators

Ray Klingensmith has started his September Auction #65 for his dual Pole Top Discoveries Catalogue of Scarce, Rare and Colorful Insulators and Glass Discoveries’ Catalogue of Scarce, Rare & Colorful Bottles. The closing date is Monday, 26 September 2011, 10:00 pm, … Continue reading

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A Legendary Cassin,s Grape Brandy Bitters

It looks as though Jeff Wichmann has the famous example of the Cassin’s Grape Brandy Bitters…read Two Sexy Ladies – Cassin’s Grape Brandy Bitters View on YouTube From American Bottle Auctions Bottle of the Month [ABA] When one talks of antique … Continue reading

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Attention Bottle Divers & Bottle Beachcombers

Looking for some individuals who dive for bottles or find bottles on beaches! Hi Ferdinand, I hope all is well! I’m writing because we’re looking for potential candidates for our profile section of Coastal Living Magazine, and we’d love to … Continue reading

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New Western Blob Top Soda Blog

Lance Westfall announces a new blog: westernblobtopsodas.blogspot.com
. Please check it out!

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Doc Dawson Ford

Sad news in the passing of Doc Ford Doc Dawson Ford, born Feb. 7, 1925, departed September 19, 2011 at the age of 86 to be rejoined with his wife, Lois. They were married Nov. 7, 1944, until her death … Continue reading

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Another Baltimore Digging Story from Chris Rowell

Ferd, We dug a couple pontiled pits in Baltimore Sunday. No great finds but it was fun. Will be digging a deep Philadelphia pit Wednesday, will forward pics after the dig. Sundays dig went as follows. We had noticed that this one … Continue reading

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The Beer Can House – A Houston Landmark

The Beer Can House – A Houston Landmark 19 September 2011 I did a post earlier today on the Oro Grande California Bottle Tree Farm and earlier in the year on Thailand’s Million Beer Bottle Temple. Now I’ve got to sneak in the … Continue reading

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