Daily Archives: 4 May 2012

David Kyle gets the Capital Bitters on eBay

First of all, congratulations to my friend, Dave Kyle from Thousand Oaks, California. I first heard about this specific Capital Bitters in an email from a contact in Baltimore close to a year ago. I was rather excited because I … Continue reading

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The McKearin Group VIII – Sunburst Flasks

Sunbursts are considered one of the oldest of the American Geometric and Historical Flasks and are generally attributed to the period of 1815 to the early 1830′s. The McKearin Group VIII – Sunburst Flasks 04 May 2012 (R•032214) The collectors … Continue reading

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Glasshouse Turtle Whimsies

Recently on facebook, one of our more advanced collectors of early American glass posted a picture of some glass turtles in a garden setting (see below). It reminded me of some of the more whimsical glass pieces that I have … Continue reading

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