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Pole Top Discoveries | Auction #69 Stand-outs

Pole Top Discoveries Auction #69 Stand-outs I really enjoy looking at the wonderful photography and descriptions that Ray Klingensmith puts together for some of his auction pieces. Today we are looking at thirteen extraordinary insulators from Pole Top Discoveries Auction … Continue reading

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Manchester Display Photo Gallery

More pictures from the FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show in Manchester, New Hampshire. Display awards were announced this past Sunday afternoon near the conclusion of the show. Congratulations are in order to Michael George and his Stoddard Glass Factory exhibit … Continue reading

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Mailbox Letters – June 2013

Please feel free to send any antique bottle or glass questions to ferdinand@peachridgeglass.com. The information will be posted if relevant or of interest to the readers. I will try to answer or wait for another reader to respond. Quality images … Continue reading

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Pole Top Discoveries & Glass Discoveries | Auction #68 Review

Pole Top Discoveries & Glass Discoveries Auction #68 Review Just sitting here in amazement at how many great, diverse and gorgeous insulators Ray Klingensmith has put in his Auction #68 that just went online last night. The colors are just … Continue reading

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The Color Purple or Amethyst in Antique Glass

T H E   C O L O R   P U R P L E Purple, Amethyst, Plum, Violet, Lilac, Grape, Bishop’s Purple, Aubergine, Eggplant, Royal Purple The Color Purple or Amethyst in Antique Glass 18 February 2013 Not … Continue reading

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Pictures of the Week (06 January 2013)

This is the first weekly round-up of some really nice photography from various antique bottle and glass web sites that have surfaced in the previous week. It seems that winter sunlight and new snow has influenced many of still life … Continue reading

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A Summer Day at Peachridge in 2007

In 2007, Elizabeth and I commissioned our friend and professional photographer, Steve Harris, to spend the morning in our home taking pictures of windows and bottles. We gave him free reign and left him alone. A few of the photographs … Continue reading

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Pictures of the Week 12-16-12

This is the second weekly round-up of some really nice photography from various facebook and other glass sites. These pictures are amazing. It is so nice to see such great care with topic selection, composition and lighting. Well done to … Continue reading

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This Week in Pictures

A weekly round-up of some really nice photography from various facebook glass sites. These pictures are amazing. It is so nice to see such great care with topic selection, composition and lighting. Kudos folks. P H O T O   … Continue reading

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Could we have a 2016 Mega Expo and a 2020 International Antique Glass Festival?

Hi Ferdinand, I went to the Springfield Insulator show last weekend and was approached by three different high end insulator people about exploring the possibility of the Federation and NIA getting together in the future to collaborate on a national … Continue reading

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