Category Archives: Color Runs

Picture of great color runs.

“In Hoc Vinces” – Romaine’s Crimean Bitters

“In Hoc Vinces” – Romaine’s Crimean Bitters 12 November 2014 (R•111614) I have posted before, back in August 2011, on Romaine’s Crimean Bitters when I started the Peachridge Glass web site. At that time I posted my color run (above) and … Continue reading

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J. W. Hutchinson’s Tonic Bitters – Mobile, Alabama

J. W. Hutchinson’s Tonic Bitters – Mobile, Alabama 19 October 2014 (R•110314 – Info and examples from Rod Vining) I suspect many bitters collectors have noticed that spectacular example of a Hutchinson’s Tonic Bitters from Mobile, Alabama in the current … Continue reading

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Meet Chef Johnny Pol “The Foodman”

Meet Chef Johnny Pol “The Foodman” 10 October 2014 I met Chef Johnny Pol at the super 2014 Morro Bay Antique Bottle Show earlier this year and was impressed with his table of bottles and personality. Our hobby has so many … Continue reading

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My “Fall” grouping of 1/2 pint Union Clasped Hands

My “Fall” grouping of 1/2 pint Union Clasped Hands 26 September 2014 As I returned to Houston yesterday, I noticed the temperature was a good 15 degrees cooler than when I left earlier in the week. Here at Peach Ridge … Continue reading

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Syracuse Springs collection

Syracuse Springs collection 08 July 2014 Good Evening Ferd, I thoroughly enjoy Peachridge and thought you might want to post some pictures of my Syracuse Springs collection. I have 24 different examples (seven quarts, four half-pints, and thirteen pints). I … 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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Author Fiedler and my Boston Hops Bitters

Author Fiedler and my Boston Hops Bitters 03 May 2014 Two of my grandkids are with their father this weekend, the third is competing with her horses in some nearby town, my wife is out doing her thing, the weather is perfect, … Continue reading

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Forbes Visit, off the Pacific Coast of Big Sur

Forbes Visit, off the Pacific Coast of Big Sur Light, Reflection & Shadow 11 April 2014 My last hurrah and setting sun from my magnificent and recent west coast bottle trip was saved for last when I visited my good … Continue reading

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Dave Kyle and his Figural Bitters

Dave Kyle and his Figural Bitters 03 April 2014 Often, when I travel to bottle shows around the country, I am afforded the luxury of visiting some fantastic collections and meeting with some great people in their homes. In some … 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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