Monthly Archives: June 2014

Look What I Found!

Look What I Found! Pam Selenak 30 June 2014 So we stopped at an antique shop on the way to the Reno Antique Bottle show and Randy and I saw this demijohn case. Although it had Pacific Coast Glass Works … Continue reading

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Napoleon Sarony Photographic Hotel Art Album

Napoleon Sarony Photographic Hotel Art Album 30 June 2014 I received a really interesting e-mail (see below) from someone looking for information on Napoleon Sarony and specifically an album of his photographs and work. I posted about Sarony before as he … Continue reading

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An XR, Dr. Paetz’s Stomach Bitters makes an appearance

An XR, Dr. Paetz’s Stomach Bitters makes an appearance 27 June 2014 (R•110814) I was a little stunned when I received an auction announcement from Greg Spurgeon and North American Glass earlier in the month. The surprise was not another fine auction … Continue reading

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Harrison’s Columbian Ink Cylinders in the News

Harrison’s Columbian Ink Cylinders in the News 27 June 2014 Two southern gentlemen, Mike Newman (Augusta) and Charles Aprill (New Orleans) have been posting some outstanding photographs of cylinder form, Harrison’s Columbian Ink bottles from Apollos W. Harrison in Philadelphia. … Continue reading

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Hostetters Base Markings

Hostetters Base Markings 25 June 2014 I have been consumed lately with digitally archiving past issues of Bottles and Extras for the FOHBC membership and came across this pretty cool article from Hostetters Bitters master, Richard Siri, from the Summer … Continue reading

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Where is the Bitter Puyastier from?

Where is the Bitter Puyastier from? 21 June 2014 David Jackson sent me a picture of him holding a Bitter Puyastier and said, “Hi Ferdinand, Do you have any info on this bottle? I have one in amber and have seen it in … Continue reading

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Looking at some George Ohr Inkwell Examples

Looking at some George Ohr Inkwell Examples The ‘Mad Potter of Biloxi’ 20 June 2014 Jim Hagenbuch and Glass Works Auctions had some nice George Ohr, also affectionately called the “Mad Potter of Biloxi”, inkwells in their auction #102 that closed … Continue reading

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The Union Spring Bottle

The Union Spring Bottle Number 9 on the Bernhard Puckhaber list of the ‘Ten Most Wanted Saratogas’ 19 June 2014 (updated with Union Spring info same day) The other night, at the closing of Glass Works Auctions | Auction 102, I noticed this good-looking, … Continue reading

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Lead-off Hitters in the Glass Works “Festival of Color’ Auction #102

Lead-off Hitters in the Glass Works “Festival of Color’ Auction #102 18 June 2014 Jim Hagenbuch, Glass Works Auctions chief, wisely led off with three spectacular pontiled medicine bottles in his Glass Works “Festival of Color’ Auction #102 that closed this past Monday evening. Lot … Continue reading

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My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 2

My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 2 of 2 by Sandor P. Fuss 17 June 2014 Hi Ferdinand, I am going to send you 70 pictures that I took during my visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum when I … Continue reading

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