Category Archives: Bottles and Extras

FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Educational Displays

FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Educational Displays 14 August 2014 We ended up with thirteen education displays at the Lexington National that were as different from the recent Reno and Manchester National displays as possible. Interesting and interactive to some extent, they … Continue reading

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2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Board Meeting

2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Board Meeting 06 August 2014 I am getting quite a few requests to start reporting on the Lexington National that occurred last weekend. Just arrived home Monday night and am sorting through hundreds of really … Continue reading

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Workin’ the 2014 Houston Antique Bottle Show

Workin’ the 2014 Houston Antique Bottle Show 21 July 2014 This years Houston Antique Bottles, Advertising & Collectibles Show and Sale served as a warm-up for me as the FOHBC Lexington National is in less than two weeks. This past Saturday, I … Continue reading

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Ezekial Porter Eastman and his Yellow Dock Bitters

Ezekial Porter Eastman and his Yellow Dock Bitters It came as no surprise – to his sisters – that Ezekiel also decided to bottle a medicine made of yellow dock root. He arranged to have the bitters manufactured by Joseph P. … Continue reading

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Two Extraordinary Wide Mouth Sunburst Snuff Jars

Two Extraordinary Wide Mouth Sunburst Snuff Jars 21 March 2014 Many of you may remember the extraordinary wide mouth Keene Glass Works, wide mouth Sunburst flask that was sold by Glass Works Auctions at the FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show … Continue reading

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The Swan Bitters from Meadville, Pennsylvania

The Swan Bitters from Meadville, Pennsylvania 17 March 2014 Glass Works Auctions, in their “Winter be Gone” Auction 101 that ends this evening, has an interesting bitters square that I have not seen before. The Swan Bitters seems to have … Continue reading

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Dr. Allen’s Stomach Bitters – Pittsburgh 16 March 2014 (R•031714) Glass Works Auctions, in their “Winter Be Gone” Catalog Auction 101, presently online, has a nice example of a Dr. Allen’s Stomach Bitters from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The bottle reminds me … Continue reading

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Key West Revisited – Another Quest to Dive For Bottles | Layers

Key West Revisited – Another Quest to Dive For Bottles | Bottles and Extras Cover Layers 06 December 2013 I thought I would give those interested, a peak at the January | February 2014 issue of Bottles and Extras. The issue has exciting … Continue reading

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The Ginger Ale Page – Ken Previtali

The GINGER ALE Page Ken Previtali 19 October 2013 (R•102713) (R•110213) One of the neat things about Peachridge Glass is the opportunity and doors it opens to correspond with collectors. I am constantly receiving new material and updating posts which … Continue reading

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The Wyatt Earp Northern Saloon and Tonopah, Nevada Layers

The Wyatt Earp Northern Saloon and Tonopah, Nevada Layers 17 October 2013 (R•101913) As a design and image consultant, I have to admit that I enjoy putting together and designing the covers for the FOHBC Bottles and Extras each issue. … Continue reading

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