Category Archives: Historical Flasks

Historical Flask News and Stories

Digging News from St. Joe

Digging News from St. Joe 29 November 2014 Nice to get some digging news from St. Joseph, Missouri. I went to college in Kansas City, Missouri and I remember St. Joe being north. In business I am aware of St. Joe … 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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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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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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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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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

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E. G. Booz Log Cabin Whiskey with Whitney Threaded Cap

E. G. Booz Log Cabin Whiskey with Whitney Threaded Cap by Marty Jensen 04 March 2014 It all started a little over a year ago when I went to an auction. Usually I obtain my bottles by digging along with … Continue reading

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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

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I took a few photos this morning of my Union Clasping Hands flasks

I took a few photos this morning of my Union Clasping Hands flasks 09 February 2014 I took a few photos this morning of some of my Union Clasping Hands flasks and thought I would pass a few on. Jim … Continue reading

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