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Electric Bitters and Electrified Ginger Ale: Were they really “zapped” or was it just more quackery?

Electric Bitters and Electrified Ginger Ale: Were they really “zapped” or was it just more quackery? by Ken Previtali 16 July 2014 Reading the most recent Electric Bitters post on PRG got me thinking about this “zapping” thing. With the … Continue reading

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Syracuse Springs collection

Syracuse Springs collection 08 July 2014 Good Evening Ferd, I thoroughly enjoy Peachridge and thought you might want to post some pictures of my Syracuse Springs collection. I have 24 different examples (seven quarts, four half-pints, and thirteen pints). I … Continue reading

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The Union Spring Bottle

The Union Spring Bottle Number 9 on the Bernhard Puckhaber list of the ‘Ten Most Wanted Saratogas’ 19 June 2014 (updated with Union Spring info same day) The other night, at the closing of Glass Works Auctions | Auction 102, I noticed this good-looking, … 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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California Aromatic Orange Bitters – San Francisco

California Aromatic Orange Bitters – San Francisco PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 11 February 2014 Here is another, what appears to be, unlisted “Orange” bitters from San Francisco, California. The California Aromatic Orange Bitters was put out by Irishman, … Continue reading

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The Honorable Stephen Buhrer and his Gentian Bitters

The Honorable Stephen Buhrer and his Gentian Bitters 07 February 2014 As the trade card above and his advertising depicts, Stephen Buhrer was truly and honorable man, he worked hard and was blessed from above. He also put out Buhrer’s … Continue reading

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A Frog’s Eye View of Glass Works Auction 100

A Frog’s Eye View of Glass Works Auction 100 27 November 2013 by Jeff Burkhardt (Froggy) Just as most of us are stepping off to start Christmas shopping, Glass Works Auctions invites us to buy ourselves an early Christmas present in … Continue reading

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Don’t Bogart that Gin . . . ger Ale

Don’t Bogart that Gin . . . ger Ale 01 November 2013 The ad also reveals that Gordon & Co. purchased the Equinox Springs bottling business in Manchester, Vermont. Another post from Ginger Ale authority Ken Previtali. This will join … Continue reading

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The Diamond Ginger Ale Bottle House

  The Diamond Ginger Ale Bottle House 27 October 2013 F., Enjoyed the post on upcoming article in Bottles and Extras on Tonopah, Nevada bottle dig. Tonopah rang a bell and sure enough, it was a postcard of a house … Continue reading

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J. Boardman & Co. – New York – Mineral Waters

J. Boardman & Co. – New York – Mineral Waters 21 October 2013 Over the last decade or so, I have only seen two examples that came out of the ground in New York City (and heard of a third … Continue reading

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