Category Archives: Display

The donated bottle display that I spoke of at the national show

The donated bottle display that I spoke of at the national show 17 August 2017 Hi Ferdinand: These photo’s are of the permanent display that I assembled for the East Hartford Public Library with the help of many collectors on … Continue reading

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Chattanooga National Bitters Spotting

Chattanooga National Bitters Spotting 19 August 2015 (R•082015) As busy as I was at the FOHBC 2015 Chattanooga National Antique Bottle Show, I certainly had the opportunity to see some nice bitters on the floor, under the tables, in the … Continue reading

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The Mike Dickman Collection

The Mike Dickman Collection I stumbled into a “bottle and barbed wire show” in Albuquerque 14 July 2015 Nice to hear from Mike Dickman here from Santa Fe, New Mexico which may be my favorite place to visit in the United … Continue reading

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Beautiful Minerals with a Selection of Exquisite Barber Bottles

Beautiful Minerals with a Selection of Exquisite Barber Bottles 14 February 2015 Now here is a display that you don’t come across too often at antique bottle shows. Check out this email from Sandor P. Fuss reporting from the Tucson … Continue reading

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With and without the words Monopole Bitters

With and without the words Monopole Bitters Herman Toser Co. – Milwaukee & William Frank & Sons – Pittsburgh 24 December 2014 [Christmas Eve] Frank Wicker with BottlePickers scored himself an early Christmas present when he picked up a en-embossed Monopole Bitters. … Continue reading

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2014 Roseville 49er Historic Bottle Show a Success!

2014 Roseville 49er Historic Bottle Show a Success! 07 December 2014 I had no fewer that five e-mails and texts yesterday telling me how great the 49er Historic Bottle & Antique Show was. Man, I wish I could have been there. … 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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2014 Lexington National | FOHBC “Run for the Roses” Bottle Competition Event

2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Run for the Roses Bottle Competition Event 08 August 2014 The next group of pictures come from the “Run for the Roses” bottle competition event at the Lexington National. Participants were prompted to bring and enter their favorite Wax … Continue reading

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July 2014 – Antique Bottle & Glass Photo Gallery

Here we go with the July 2014 group of pictures (my favorites) culled from a few of the web and Facebook sites. Top honor goes to Jerry Forbes from the Big Sur area of California. Pictured above is an extremely rare 5-Log, … Continue reading

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Corn n’ Fish at the 2014 Houston Antique Bottle Show

Corn n’ Fish at the 2014 Houston Antique Bottle Show 19 July 2014 Read from 2012: I brought a few of my Drakes to the Houston Show Read from 2013: Houston 2013 Antique Bottle Show – Showing Off Some of you may … Continue reading

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