Category Archives: Glass Companies & Works

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

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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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Look What I Found!

Look What I Found! Pam Selenak 30 June 2014 So we stopped at an antique shop on the way to the Reno Antique Bottle show and Randy and I saw this demijohn case. Although it had Pacific Coast Glass Works … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Kentucky’s Top 25 Rarest Bottles

In honor of and in preparation for the upcoming FOHBC 2014 National Antique Bottle Show in Lexington, Kentucky, I thought it would be nice to look at the Top 25 Kentucky’s Rarest Bottles. I will try to add pictures if I have … Continue reading

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A labeled Dr. Stephen Jewett’s Tonic Bitters

A labeled Dr. Stephen Jewett’s Tonic Bitters 22 April 2014 Yet another fantastic, labeled bitters from New Hampshire submitted by Brandon DeWolfe. We are talking today about Dr. Stephen Jewett’s Tonic Bitters from Rindge, New Hampshire. The example that Brandon submitted is … Continue reading

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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

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