Category Archives: Historical Flasks

Historical Flask News and Stories

The Bust of Columbia Liberty Cap Eagle Historical Flask

The Bust of Columbia Liberty Cap Eagle Historical Flask 22 February 2016 (R•022416) (R•031416) Just when you wonder when the long drought and absence of killer bottles will end, up comes this off-the-chart great Bust of Columbia with Liberty Cap – American Eagle … Continue reading

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A Rarity in Connecticut Glass

A Rarity in Connecticut Glass 30 September 2015 Incoming e-mail and pictures of a killer Sheaf of Wheat – “Westford Glass Co” Pictorial Flask, Westford Glass Works, Westford, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Photographs are so nice! Just a reminder, that we are open to all … Continue reading

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I recently picked up a Summer/Winter GX-15 Pontil Pint Aquamarine Flask

I recently picked up a Summer/Winter GX-15 Pontil Pint Aquamarine Flask 12 February 2015 It seemed like a nice day to do a post on a Summer Winter flask and put the Winter side on the top of the page. … Continue reading

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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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