Category Archives: Cola

Plan Your FOHBC 2015 Chattanooga National Antique Bottle Show Vacation

Plan Your FOHBC 2015 Chattanooga National Antique Bottle Show Vacation 16 October 2014 31 July – 02 August for Chattanooga in 2015! Start planning  your vacation now and make the most of your trip to the 2015 FOHBC National Antique Bottle Show … Continue reading

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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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Drug Stores from Bygone Days

Drug Stores from Bygone Days 10 April 2014 I know of some traffic routes now where I pass a Walgreens, Rite Aid, and CVS Pharmacy in succession. Usually when nearing a hospital. These homogenous drug stores and the drugs stores within grocery … Continue reading

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Did N. A. Binks make an Alpine Bitters too?

I wonder if the Alpine Bitters is the labeled bottle and the larger cylinder bottles are Fairmont and Clutch Rye? Could that be N.A. Bink with the tie? What about that Sheriff? Did N. A. Binks make an Alpine Bitters … Continue reading

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Legendary Barto’s Great Gun Bitters added to Fuss Collection

Hi Ferdinand, It was great to catch up with you in Baltimore. I look forward to my next visit to Peachridge in April! Attached are a few phone pics of my new green Barto’s Great Gun Bitters from the Ring … Continue reading

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Shipping Crates

How about those old bottle boxes. The stories they might tell? Tami Barber Tami Barber attached the above picture of a stacked Richardson Coca-Cola Bottling Works, Lead, South Dakota and Anheuser Busch St. Louis, Mo. beer shipping crate to the … Continue reading

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Ice Cold Collectibles Illinois – Scott Terrell

I noticed a new facebook page called Ice Cold Collectibles Illinois last month developed by Scott Terrell. The graphics in particular on this cool Coca-Cola card pictured above caught my attention as Scott uses it as the primary art header … Continue reading

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If you wanna hang out you’ve got to take her out – Cocaine

C  O  C  A  I  N  E “Nobody saves America by sniffing cocaine. Jiggling your knees blankeyed in the rain, when it snows in your nose you catch cold in your brain.” – Allen Ginsberg The Lure Not sure why I … Continue reading

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A Coca-Cola Hutch story from Alabama

Sometimes I get emails and posts on my Peachridge Glass facebook page with little more than just a photograph, which happened in this case. It parked for a day or so until I really looked at the rather nice photograph … Continue reading

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I Bet None of You All Have Been to this Bottle Museum Yet!

“I was born in 1926 … I’ve been collecting bottles for 70 years. I have hundreds of Coca-Cola bottles coming from all over the world, especially the United States … the oldest bottle dates back to 1915. I also collect … Continue reading

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