Category Archives: Fruit Jars

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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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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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FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Saturday Morning Seminars

FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Saturday Morning Seminars 09 August 2014 This group of pictures come from the Seminars that occurred on Saturday morning from 9:00 am until noon. There were three sets of paired seminars to give attendees a choice. All seemed to … 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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Jarred Fragments

Jarred Fragments 15 March 2014 Bill Steele, over on Facebook Bottle Collectors posted some gorgeous pictures of glass shards in jars. Pictured against the snow, the imagery is quite stunning. Bill said, “Here’s what I’ve done with some of the … 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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August 2013 – Antique Bottle & Glass Photo Gallery

Good Pitkin Morning – Tom Marshall I thought I would take a moment to group some of the really remarkable photographs that have been posted on Early American Glass and Bottle Collectors on facebook this past month. The composition, lighting, … Continue reading

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MacQueen & Co. Mason’s Fruit Jar Trade Card – Philadelphia, Pa.

Out of millions of early ad cards that we have seen offered for sale, this is the one & only ad card we have ever seen which has a Mason’s fruit jar depicted on it. I really like this trade … Continue reading

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More on Reproductions from Jim Bender and Bruce Silva

This morning I did a Red Flag reproduction post that stirred up some folks rightly so. Reproductions have been around forever and will continue forever as long as there is a desirable original to copy. I think us bitters collectors especially … Continue reading

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Mrs. S. A. Allen’s Worlds Hair Restorer Display…and some more

Hi. Ferdinand – I received an e-mail from a gentleman from Spain recently wanting to sell a Mrs Allen’s Hair Restorer advertising display (see above). I have attached a photo of this rare item. If anybody is interested in purchasing … Continue reading

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