Monthly Archives: October 2012

Burnable Bottles – Hand Crafted Antique Bottle Candles

Rick Meech Burchfield (Flaschenjager@aol.com) recently updated his great web site AntiqueBottleHunter.com and added an interesting retail component for Burnable Bottles. I think he has done a fine job here. The photographs are excellent too. Just in time for the holidays! … Continue reading

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The transposed London Jockey Club Huose (Club House) Gin

Extreme “London Jockey Clubhuose Gin” with mis-spelled CLUBHUOSE! The transposed London Jockey Club Huose (Club House) Gin 30 October 2012 LONDON JOCKEY CLUB HUOSE GIN Michael George has this extraordinary example of a London Jockey Club House Gin where ‘HOUSE’ … Continue reading

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The Bodeker Brothers brand – killer bitters from Richmond!!

Incoming Peachridge Glass facebook picture (above) and question from Tom Leveille. The Bodeker Brothers brand – killer bitters from Richmond!! Are you familiar with this bitters? TOM LEVEILLE (NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA) 29 October 2012 (R•020214) I like it when I get … Continue reading

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Emerson’s Excelsior Botanic Bitters – Augusta, Maine

EMERSON’S EXCELSIOR Botanic Bitters 28 October 2012 A Tonic that Promotes Digestion, Improves the Appetite, Invigorates the Nervous System and Purifies the Blood.  E.  H.   B U R N S, AUGUSTA, MAINE I have taken a renewed and heightened … Continue reading

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Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont

Hi Ferdinand, Here is a little teaser for those who might be heading to next summer’s FOHBC event in Manchester, New Hampshire. We shot these images this fall while visiting the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont (just south of Burlington, … Continue reading

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Looking at Daly’s Aromatic Valley Whisky…with Sandy

Northeast in crosshairs of ‘superstorm’ Sandy Looking at Daly’s Aromatic Valley Whisky…with Sandy 26 October 2012 I sit in my room with my grandson Nicolas at a resort on the seventh floor of a beach-front condominium on the outer banks … Continue reading

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Saint George the Dragon Slayer – Not only on Hostetter’s

The recent post of a picture of a Hostetter’s Celebrated Stomach Bitters and a New Factory Smoking Tobacco can (see below) by Steve Ketcham has prompted some dialogue across the Internet that wanted to be corralled into a post. Specifically … Continue reading

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John Panella and his special Dr. DeGurley’s Herb Bitters

John Panella and his special Dr. Degurley’s Herb Bitters The extremely rare, Dr. DeGurley’s Herb Bitters – Baltimore 25 October 2012 Peachridge Glass and the bottle and glass collecting community would like to thank John Panella for opening up and sharing … Continue reading

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FOHBC 2009 Pomona National Display Videos

F O H B C    D I S P L A Y    S E R I E S Alan DeMaison (FOHBC Business Manager pictured to left) has been working hard of late putting together videos of the displays … Continue reading

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Bowls of Color at the end of Autumn

“I was taking pics and this came down and landed in the bowl…” RICK CIRALLI Posting some refreshingly different utilitarian bowls in a variety of autumn colors. Kudos to Rick Ciralli, his passion for glass and for sharing these wonderful … Continue reading

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