Category Archives: Early American Glass

Was there really a Dr. Robertson?

Was there really a Dr. Robertson?  30 August 2014 Read: Check these T. W. Dyott bottles out! Read: Dyottville Glass I received an original newsprint copy from Carl T. Hotkowski of the Connecticut Mirror (Hartford) from Monday, June 26, 1820. Within that newspaper … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising, Article Publications, Bitters, Collectors & Collections, Druggist & Drugstore, Early American Glass, Glass Companies & Works, History, Medicines & Cures | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Amazing 8-Sided Utility Bottle…Is It Baltimore?

Amazing 8-Sided Bottle…Is It Baltimore? 29 August 2014 As part of the “Dale Mlasko and great bottles found at the bottom of a San Francisco Hole Week” we now show you this amazing utility or ink bottle that Dale found in … Continue reading

Posted in Bitters, Collectors & Collections, Color, Digging and Finding, Early American Glass, History, Inks, Utility Bottles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 2

My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 2 of 2 by Sandor P. Fuss 17 June 2014 Hi Ferdinand, I am going to send you 70 pictures that I took during my visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum when I … Continue reading

Posted in Dinnerware, Display, Early American Glass, Glass Companies & Works, Museums | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 1

My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 1 of 2 by Sandor P. Fuss 15 June 2014 Hi Ferdinand, I am going to send you 70 pictures that I took during my visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum … Continue reading

Posted in Art Glass, Dinnerware, Display, Early American Glass, Freeblown Glass, Glass Companies & Works, Lamps, Museums, News, Photography | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The Bust of Lafayette – Coventry Glass Works Mold

The Bust of Lafayette – Coventry Glass Works Mold Mold Section Found in the River in Mansfield, Connecticut 28 May 2014 John Pastors, American Glass Gallery Auction #12 ends this evening and I sit here watching a few items of … Continue reading

Posted in Auction News, Early American Glass, Flasks, Glass Companies & Works, Glass Makers, Historical Flasks, History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

The Rushton & Aspinwall Compound Chlorine Toothwash – New York

The Rushton & Aspinwall Compound Chlorine Toothwash New York 25 March 2014 Sandor Fuss (Denver) tipped me off to watch an incredible bottle that is making hay in the latest Norman C. Heckler Auction 108 that is currently on line … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising, Auction News, Druggist & Drugstore, Early American Glass, Medicines & Cures, Utility Bottles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Auction News, Bottles and Extras, Collectors & Collections, Early American Glass, Glass Companies & Works, Historical Flasks, History, Snuff | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Beneath Lincoln’s ass they used to load a lot of glass.

Beneath Lincoln’s ass they used to load a lot of Glass Washington City Glass Works – ‘Old Glass House’ by Stephen Atkinson 14 March 2014 Unknown to most Washingtonians and other Americans, and particularity we few in the glass collecting … Continue reading

Posted in Article Publications, Collectors & Collections, Digging and Finding, Early American Glass, Glass Companies & Works, Glass Makers, History, Utility Bottles, Windows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Isabella Glass Works of Thomas Stanger – 1841 to 1856

The Isabella Glass Works of Thomas Stanger – 1841 to 1856 Part 3 by Stephen Atkinson 13 March 2014 Part 1: Frederick Stanger and John Marshall 1831-1832 Part 2: Thomas Wriggins Stanger and John Marshall 1832-1839 Thomas Stanger began building a new … Continue reading

Posted in Collectors & Collections, Currency, Early American Glass, Flasks, Glass Companies & Works, Glass Makers, Historical Flasks, History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

A Stroll through the Scrolls

A Stroll through the Scrolls 22 February 2014 Charles Aprill recently posted some outstanding examples of various sized blue scroll historical flasks over on Bottle Collectors on Facebook. I thought I would nest these together and link back to his … Continue reading

Posted in Collectors & Collections, Color Runs, Display, Early American Glass, Facebook, Flasks, Historical Flasks, Miniatures, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off