Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Roads of Research

I really like it when I get an email from Eric Richter. It is interesting to watch his enthusiasm and passion for glass. I think you will see what I mean by reading this incoming email. Eric ‘on the hunt’. … Continue reading

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A lot of Collectors find Dyottville fascinating

Hi again Ferdinand, A lot of collectors find Dyottville fascinating; Here are three Dyottville cylinders including the “Class of 1846” example on the left (Fig:1). That one and the center are both two-part mold, iron pontiled 1840’s to 1850’s, and could possibly … Continue reading

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Civil War era Dyottville Embossed Cylinder Bottles

[PRG” Incoming email and material related to the Class of 1846 – West Point Bottle post] “Hi. This is just an FYI. There are at least two more Dyottville cylinder whiskeys out there with seals. One says in script letters ELS. … Continue reading

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Civil War Soldier’s Folk Art Carved Whimsy Bottle & Letter

From my friend Jim Schmidt …“check out this lovely folk art in a bottle”. I think this is pretty cool. Think you will too. Please take the time to visit the listing, look at all of the pictures, read the wonderful … Continue reading

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Vintage Indian Queen, Princess & Maiden Advertising

Vintage Indian Queen, Princess & Maiden Advertising 28 September 2012 Well I took a left turn today as I finished up the Indian Queen Series. I have to say, I was a bit disappointed that I could not find any … Continue reading

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The Indian Herb Bitters Prepared by Drs Dickerson & Stark

THE INDIAN HERB BITTERS aka ‘Kansas City Queen’ PREPARED BY DRS DICKERSON & STARK 27 September 2012 (R•101515) (R•031716) First of all, I have written about this special queen before (Read: Ladies & Gents…The Kansas City Queen) as it was an … Continue reading

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Just some neat pictures of Ships in Bottles

SOME NICE PHOTOGRAPHS I do not know what got me charted in this direction yesterday but here I am. Just some neat pictures and photography of a Ship in a Bottle. Looks like an interesting hobby combining history and bottles.

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The Rubenesque Queens

The Rubenesque Queens The Rubenesque Queens 27 September 2012 I suppose I have not really focused on the voluptuous and full form of the Queens I have written and posted about lately as I have been looking more closely at … Continue reading

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E. Longs Indian Herb Bitters

E. LONGS INDIAN HERB BITTERS E. Longs Indian Herb Bitters 26 September 2012 (R•052714) So far in this rather limited figural ‘Queen’ series, we have looked the Brown’s Celebrated Indian Herb Bitters, H. Pharazyn ‘Queen‘, and the Mohawk Queen. Today we … Continue reading

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Class of 1846 – West Point Bottle

Class of 1846 – West Point Bottle? This gentleman told me that it is indeed documented in a cadet memoir that the father of one of the cadets supplied liquor for the graduation party which they called “Fandango.” [Fascinating incoming … Continue reading

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