Monthly Archives: March 2012

Yerba Buena Bitters – A San Francisco Strap Flask

Yerba Buena Bitters – A San Francisco Strap Flask 29 March 2012 (R•041417) I was looking at the prices realized in the latest Glass Works Auction 94 that closed on 19 March 2012 and was reminded of Lot #211. How … Continue reading

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Blue Mountain Bitters – Eastern or Western?

Blue Mountain Bitters – Eastern or Western? 29 March 2014 (Updated-030314 Gourd Trade Card) Here is a tough to find, rectangular Bitters bottle that I can find no support information. No advertising, no labeled examples and certainly no clues other … Continue reading

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Dr. Copp’s White Mountain Bitters – Manchester, New Hampshire

“Cures Liver Complaint, Sick Headache, Biliousness, Indigestion, Loss of Appetite, Colds, Fever and Ague, Coughs… Cures Palpitation, Jaundice, Salt Rheum, Constipation, Dyspepsia, Humors, Diarrhea, Fever Sores, Colic…  and all Diseases caused by an Impure State of the Blood.” Dr. Copp’s … Continue reading

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Shoot-out Update – FOHBC Reno Expo 2012

28 July 2012 A major, Antique Bottle and Glass, judged shoot-out, will occur at the FOHBC Reno Expo 2012. The event will be sponsored by a major Auction House (Norman C. Heckler). This will be a landmark chance and great … Continue reading

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Sharp’s Mountain Herb Bitters

Sharp’s Mountain Herb Bitters 28 March 2013 There have been two (2) previous Peachridge Glass ‘Mountain’ post responses based on a question Matthew Tigue Levant asked over on facebooks Antique Bottles for Sale page, posting that he is “looking for any med, bitters, cure bottles … Continue reading

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ULMER’S MOUNTAIN ASH BITTERS REMEDY

I did a post earlier today in response to Matthew Tigue Levant, over on facebooks Antique Bottles for Sale page, posting that he is “looking for any med, bitters, cure bottles with the word “Mountain” embossed in the glass”. “looking for any med, bitters, … Continue reading

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DR. BLACK’S ROCKY MOUNTAIN BITTERS – XR Square

Matthew Tigue Levant over on facebook Antique Bottles for Sale posted that he is “looking for any med, bitters, cure bottles with the word “Mountain” embossed in the glass”. That made me think a moment about my Bitters collection. The Dr. … Continue reading

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S.S. SMITH. JR & CO / CINCINNATI. O. – A Semi-Cabin in Sapphire

S.S. SMITH. JR & CO / CINCINNATI. O. – A Semi-Cabin in Sapphire Sometimes life repeats itself… 26 March 2012 In this post I would like to explore the commonalities between the beautiful coloration and faceting of blue Sapphire gems, the … Continue reading

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Glass Fishing Net Floats

I have to say, I feel a little remiss when I have written and referenced vintage Glass Paperweights, Lightning Rod Balls, Target Balls, Marbles, Fire Grenades, Witch Balls, Fly Traps and Christmas Ornaments and have ignored the float subject. The common … Continue reading

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Woody Douglas Glass Photography Gallery

Woody Douglas Periodically I like to stop and gather photography and create an online gallery because the work of a certain individual glass collector is so wonderful. Most recently I have created Galleries for Jeff and Holly Noordsy and Mike Holzwarth. … Continue reading

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