Category Archives: Milk Glass

Is there elegance and mystique in a milk glass soda bottle from Massachusetts?

Is there elegance and mystique in a milk glass soda bottle from Massachusetts? by Ken Previtali 21 January 2014 The post(s) on Gary Katzen’s remarkable white milk glass collection (Read: Why White? or How the %$#@! did you choose that Category?) were … Continue reading

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Dr. R. T. Hylton’s Wild Cherry Tonic Bitters – Pat’d 1867

Dr. R. T. Hylton’s Wild Cherry Tonic Bitters – Pat’d 1867 02 January 2014 This is the story of Reginald Tonge Hylton, his famous brother, John Dunbar Hylton and Reginald’s extremely rare, Dr. R. T. Hylton’s Wild Cherry Tonic Bitters from Philadelphia. … Continue reading

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History of Kantorowicz Family and their Factory

History of Kantorowicz Family and their Factory 30 December 2013 (R•010614) (R•012714-labeled sample size) As you may know, I started a series a few days ago on the white milk glass, case gin bitters bottles from primarily Germany and Poland. … Continue reading

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Litthauer Stomach Bitters by Josef Lowenthal

Litthauer Stomach Bitters by Josef Lowenthal 29 December 2013 I made a comment in yesterdays Germania Magen Stomach Bitters post and said at some point, I hope to untangle, in my mind at least, all of the German and Polish … Continue reading

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Germania Herb, Root and Fruit Tonic Bitters and the Germania Magen Stomach Bitters

Germania Herb, Root and Fruit Tonic Bitters and the Germania Magen Stomach Bitters 28 December 2013 Good morning Ferd, Couldn’t help noticing the beautiful Jesse Sailer pics of a Germania Bitters (pictured above) from the post named “Part 2 Medicines” featuring … Continue reading

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Why White? or How the %$#@! did you choose that Category?

Why White? or How the %$#@! did you choose that Category? Part 2 – Medicine Types: The Katzen Milk Glass Collection Read Part 1: Gary Katzen Milk Glass Collection by Gary Katzen Bottle Photography by Jesse Sailer 13 December 2013 (R•122813) … Continue reading

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Warren Mortimer Watson and his German Balsam Bitters

GERMAN BALSAM BITTERS Most known examples were dug from one hole in Oakland, California. A really rare, opaque milk glass, German Balsam Bitters is making an appearance at the Glass Works Auction #99 “Madness in Manchester” event that will culminate in … Continue reading

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Gary Katzen Milk Glass Collection

Gary Katzen Milk Glass Collection 30 May 2013 Read Part 2: Why White? or How the %$#@! did you choose that Category? I first met Gary Katzen online, a year ago June when he sent me some incredible pictures of milk … Continue reading

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My Bottle Room – Dick Andre

Ferdinand, I’ve been meaning to contact you for a while now to say thanks for putting together and maintaining your website – you’re a real credit to the hobby. I grew up digging in dumps around the Philadelphia area in … Continue reading

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Glass Works Auctions | Aline Brown Milk Glass Collection

From Wikipedia: Milk glass is an opaque or translucent milky white or colored glass, blown or pressed into a wide variety of shapes. First made in Venice in the 16th century, colors include blue, pink, yellow, brown, black, and the … Continue reading

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