Monthly Archives: November 2011

Apothecary – A Collection of Images

I wanted to post some interesting Apothecary pictures that I have accumulated. Just archiving this information for the Virtual Museum. Like my 3rd grade teacher always said “write it down and you will remember”. [from Wikipedia] Apothecary is a historical … Continue reading

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Glass Artiste – Carlos Morales

Popping up on a number of antique glass blog sites recently is new information (at least to me) on an artist and designer named Carlos Morales. He works and develops still life’s in glass which is right up my alley. … Continue reading

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Tokyo Radiation Hotspot Linked To Old Bottles

TOKYO — Japanese officials investigating a small radiation hotspot in Tokyo say it was caused by old bottles stored in the basement of an empty house, not the country’s leaking nuclear power plant. (Read the rest at Huffpost) [PRG] Maybe … Continue reading

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Stuarts – C&I S.H.M. | Dialog & Research

I have been following some interesting Stuarts whiskey bottle conversation via email that is now documented over at Western Glob Top Whiskies [From western collector Bill Curtis] Hello Bruce: I got a Stuart’s last week after looking at it I don’t … Continue reading

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Oriental Herb Bitters – A Real Oddity

Oriental Herb Bitters – A Real Oddity 28 November 2011 Rick DeMarsh over at Rick’s Bottle Room (visit RicksBottleRoom.com) asked the following question on the PRG Facebook page. “Need some help on this one please, Oriental Herb Bitters“ At first … Continue reading

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Old Paper Art – Mr Cachet

Marianne Dow over at the Findlay Bottle Club blog has been promoting this fellow making art with our bottles and bill-heads. I finally checked this guy out. His work is really good. Visit Old Paper Art MrCachet Helena, Montana, United … Continue reading

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A Variety of Burdock Blood Bitters Trade Cards

A Variety of Burdock Blood Bitters Trade Cards 26 November 2011 I probably have a couple of dozen Burdock Blood Bitters Trade cards that I have picked up over the years. It seems like someone once told me that there … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2011

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Burdock Blood Bitters – Part III – Labeled Bottle and More

Part III from my friend and noted Civil War author Jim Schmidt…Make sure you visit his blog site and sign up to receive his posts. [from Jim Schmidt]  In this third and final post in a 3-part series on Burdock … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Bottles

Thanksgiving Bottles – Digger Odell Publications 2008. This post is dedicated to John A. “Digger” Odell (October 30, 1948 – October 27, 2011) “On December 4, 1619, 38 English settlers arrived at Berkeley Hundred, which comprised about 8,000 acres (32 km≤) on … Continue reading

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