Category Archives: Cologne

Two bitters that W. E. French was selling in Petersburg, Virginia

Two bitters that W. E. French was selling in Petersburg, Virginia 09 March 2014 I completed a post the other day on some extremely rare bitters put out by H. N. Winfree in Chester, Virginia and James D’Alton in Petersburg, … Continue reading

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Looking at Austen’s Forest Flower Cologne Ephemera

Looking at Austen’s Forest Flower Cologne Ephemera 11 January 2014 While working on the post yesterday for the King’s Liver and Kidney Bitters, based on the below trade card from Joe Gourd, I said I would circle back and look at … Continue reading

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John A. King – Druggist to Bank President

John A. King – Druggist to Bank President KING’S LIVER AND KIDNEY BITTERS 10 January 2014 I like trying to imagine the lives of some of the people I am researching. I mean, of all the people in the world, … Continue reading

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I remember visiting the Sandwich Glass Museum

I remember visiting the Sandwich Glass Museum 06 January 2014 Incoming e-mail and pictures from Denver, Colorado collector, Sandor Fuss. I had the privilege of seeing some of these pieces in person during a recent trip to see his historical flask … Continue reading

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Looking at the Heckler Auction 106 Colognes

Looking at the Heckler Auction 106 Colognes 7 November 2013 Norman Heckler has a wonderful assortment of gorgeous colognes in their current Premier Absentee Auction 106. The colognes are figural monuments, paneled and fancy examples from the Ralph Finch Collection. … Continue reading

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Norman C. Heckler & Company’s Auction #106

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Norman Heckler, (860) 974-1634, info@hecklerauction.com Norman C. Heckler & Company’s Auction #106 – “A Premier Absentee Auction of Early Glass, Bottles & Flasks” – will be held November 4th-13th 152 rare antique bottles will be sold … Continue reading

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Xavier Bazin, Steam Fancy Soap Works and Perfumery

Hello Ferdinand: Have enclosed some pictures of an interesting bottle that I dug in St. Louis. I dug this large flint glass pictured hair bottle from a pontiled era privy. It is a large bottle 8 1/2″ tall and 4″ … Continue reading

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Florida Water – Murray & Lanman – New York

F L O R I D A   W A T E R M U R R A Y   &   L A N M A N N E W   Y O R K 09 August 2013 One … Continue reading

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Gary Katzen Milk Glass Collection

Gary Katzen Milk Glass Collection 30 May 2013 Read Part 2: Why White? or How the %$#@! did you choose that Category? I first met Gary Katzen online, a year ago June when he sent me some incredible pictures of milk … Continue reading

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Rose Water – Lime Juice – Olive Oil whats-it-hold bottles!

Rose Water – Lime Juice – Olive Oil whats-it-hold bottles! 03 December 2012 This past weekend at the El Nina – Monsoon, 49er Antique Bottle Show in Auburn, California I was able to put together a color run of some … Continue reading

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