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Advice to Bottle ad Glass Collectors

Daily Dose | April • June 2 0 1 7

April • June  |  2 0 1 7 25 June 2017 A nice McKeever’s Army Bitters with stacked cannon balls and drum in a nice amber coloration. Working on thirty-six (36) rotational photos taken by Alan DeMaison when we both worked in Houston recently … Continue reading

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Peachridge Glass: 2017 Select Mailbox Letters

Please feel free to send any antique bottle or glass questions to ferdinand@peachridgeglass.com. The information will be posted if relevant or of interest to the readers. I will try to answer or wait for another reader to respond. Quality images … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | January • March 2 0 1 7

January • March  |  2 0 1 7 20 March 2017 Cool Ardon Bitters wallet picked up by Robert Cohen. “I got this exceptionally rare Antique Leather Bitters Advertising Wallet, from Saint Louis.” Joe Gourd followed up with the paper piece below. 19 March 2017 … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | October • December 2 0 1 6

October • December  |  2 0 1 6 29 December 2016 I have a bottle my Dad dug in Denver in the late 70’s. His name was Jim Bryan. The bottle is Hartwigs Alpine Stomach Bitters. It is the one listed in the … Continue reading

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Nevada Backbar Letter

Nevada Backbar Letter 01 October 2016 This letter is in response to the “Unicorns and Rainbows” opinion that certain bottles mentioned in an article entitled “Nevada Backbar Bottle Bonanza” (FOHBC magazine “Bottles and Extras, September-October 2016 edition, page 33) are … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | August • September 2 0 1 6

August • September  |  2 0 1 6 24 September 2016 Wolford Z Whiskey mystery solved. “Hey Ferd, I think the following articles will explain the “Z” that is embossed on the WOLFORD bottle. – Best Regards, Corey Stock” Eighth in a … Continue reading

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TeaKettle Ink Price and Reference Guide

TeaKettle Ink Price and Reference Guide by Joe L. Mathews Jr. – 2016 26 July 2016 As noted within my Houston Antique Bottle Show report yesterday, I said I would be reporting on a new book by Joe Mathews called TeaKettle … Continue reading

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2016 Houston Bottle Show fun as usual!

2016 Houston Bottle Show fun as usual! 25 July 2016 The Houston Bottle Show is usually a tough one for me because it is usually a week or two before the Federation National Show (FOHBC 2016 Sacramento National Antique Bottle … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | July 2016

July  |  2 0 1 6 28 July 2016 It is with great sadness that I report that Jerry & Helen Forbes, dear friends of ours, lost their house yesterday in the Soberanes Fire. Here is a PRG Facebook screen capture from last … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | May & June 2016

May & June  |  2 0 1 6 Monday – 23 May 2016 Leaving for Louisville here shortly. Massive restorations aqnd renovations at Peach Ridge. Deep into inconvenience. Here is that unlisted Dr. Duncan’s Stomach Bitters that closed on eBay last night. Bill … Continue reading

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