Category Archives: Inks

Ink Bottles News and Information

TeaKettle Ink Price and Reference Guide

TeaKettle Ink Price and Reference Guide by Joe L. Mathews Jr. – 2016 26 July 2016 As noted within my Houston Antique Bottle Show report yesterday, I said I would be reporting on a new book by Joe Mathews called TeaKettle … Continue reading

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T. J. Lummus’ A.V. Bitters – Lynn Mass

T. J. Lummus’ A.V. Bitters – Lynn Mass 26 November 2014 (R•112714) (R•121115) An important bitters sold this past Monday night in the Glass Works Auctions, The ‘Christmas Comes Early’ Catalog Auction #105 . The T. J. LUMMUS’ A.V. BITTERS from Lynn, Massachusetts (Ring/Ham, … Continue reading

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S.O. Dunbar & his Tomato (ya ya ya) Bitters

S.O. Dunbar & his Tomato (ya ya ya) Bitters 23 November 2014 (R•112514) Bitters ephemera authority Joe Gourd, sent me the above handbill from the druggist, S. O. Dunbar from Taunton, Massachusetts. The Tomato, Sarsaparilla, Blackberry, Dandelion and Wild Cherry, Vegetable Compound  Life … Continue reading

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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

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Bertinguiot… French or American Inks?

Bertinguiot… French or American Inks? 27 August 2014 (R•082814) Must be Dale Mlasko week (visit Oregon Trail Antique Bottles & Glass). Keep getting these drop-dead, stunning pictures of bottles that were dug in San Francisco. Earlier this week it was the E. Julin – ABO … Continue reading

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Harrison’s Columbian Ink Cylinders in the News

Harrison’s Columbian Ink Cylinders in the News 27 June 2014 Two southern gentlemen, Mike Newman (Augusta) and Charles Aprill (New Orleans) have been posting some outstanding photographs of cylinder form, Harrison’s Columbian Ink bottles from Apollos W. Harrison in Philadelphia. … Continue reading

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Looking at some George Ohr Inkwell Examples

Looking at some George Ohr Inkwell Examples The ‘Mad Potter of Biloxi’ 20 June 2014 Jim Hagenbuch and Glass Works Auctions had some nice George Ohr, also affectionately called the “Mad Potter of Biloxi”, inkwells in their auction #102 that closed … 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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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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On the shelves of the Corning Museum of Glass

On the shelves of the Corning Museum of Glass 29 August 2013 | Noel Tomas Ferdinand – On the shelves of the Corning Museum of Glass, these rarities sit among many other bottles on the various shelves in the “Study Room.” – Noel … Continue reading

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