Monthly Archives: October 2013

October 2013 – Antique Bottle & Glass Photo Gallery

Carters Combined Copying and Writing ink through the years – interesting to see the progression of information on the labels – Daniel Baldwin I thought I would take a moment to group some of the really remarkable photographs that have been … Continue reading

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The Morley Brothers – Austin, Texas

The Morley Brothers Austin, Texas 30 October 2013 (R•110113) I like to stay in touch with my bottle friend, Brad Seigler, another Texan, in his pursuit of great and elusive Texas medicine and drug store bottles. We see each other … Continue reading

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This gorgeous, lemon yellow Clouds Cordial

This gorgeous, lemon yellow CLOUDS INVIGORATING CORDIAL 29 October 2013 (R•103113) John Pastor has this gorgeous Clouds Cordial in a vibrant lemon yellow in his American Glass Gallery Auction that closes tonight. Man-oh-man…if this just were a bitters. The lot … Continue reading

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FOHBC Board Members visit Lexington

FOHBC Board Members visit Lexington FOHBC board members plan for the 2014 National Antique Bottle Show in Lexington, Kentucky by Randee Kaiser On October 23rd, FOHBC Conventions Director Tom Phillips, 2nd Vice-President Jamie Houdeshell and National Show Co-chairs Sheldon Baugh … Continue reading

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Bonn’s Pure Scotch Snuff – Baltimore

Bonn’s Pure Scotch Snuff – Baltimore BONN’S JAMES RIVER TOBACCO MANUFACTORY 27 October 2013 Hi Ferdinand, I was lucky enough to buy this great, pontiled snuff bottle at the Manchester show. I believe it may be an unknown or as … Continue reading

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31st Annual Detroit Bottle Show & Sale on ebay

31st Annual Detroit Bottle Show & Sale on ebay 27 October 2013 09 November 2013 (Saturday) Royal Oak, Michigan – Metropolitan Detroit Antique Bottle Club’s 31st Antique Bottle Show & Sale at the Royal Oak Elks Lodge #1523, 2401 E. Fourth Street, Royal Oak, Michigan, Saturday, … Continue reading

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The Diamond Ginger Ale Bottle House

  The Diamond Ginger Ale Bottle House 27 October 2013 F., Enjoyed the post on upcoming article in Bottles and Extras on Tonopah, Nevada bottle dig. Tonopah rang a bell and sure enough, it was a postcard of a house … Continue reading

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Looking at this new Peruvian Bitters ‘without’ the Monogram

Looking at this new Peruvian Bitters ‘without’ the Monogram 25 October 2013 I thought I would take this opportunity to document the unlisted Peruvian Bitters variant from San Francisco that moved on ebay recently. A popular western bottle in many collections, … Continue reading

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‘Yo Ho Ho And A Bottle of Rum’ Bottles On Bayou?

‘Yo Ho Ho And A Bottle Of Rum’ Bottles On Bayou? 25 October 2013 I thought I would lead off today with a very interesting e-mail I received from a fellow Houstonian who has uncovered some bottle history I was … Continue reading

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Dr. Warren’s Universal Tonic Bitters – Fond du Lac

Dr. Warren’s Universal Tonic Bitters Stiles & Givens Co. Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 23 October 2013 Earlier in the month we visited Fond du Lac, Wisconsin and looked at the Indian Blood Bitters and earlier today I posted on the Ritz’s Juniper … Continue reading

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