Category Archives: Museums

Plan Your FOHBC 2015 Chattanooga National Antique Bottle Show Vacation

Plan Your FOHBC 2015 Chattanooga National Antique Bottle Show Vacation 16 October 2014 31 July – 02 August for Chattanooga in 2015! Start planning  your vacation now and make the most of your trip to the 2015 FOHBC National Antique Bottle Show … Continue reading

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FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Saturday Morning Seminars

FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Saturday Morning Seminars 09 August 2014 This group of pictures come from the Seminars that occurred on Saturday morning from 9:00 am until noon. There were three sets of paired seminars to give attendees a choice. All seemed to … Continue reading

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My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 2

My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 2 of 2 by Sandor P. Fuss 17 June 2014 Hi Ferdinand, I am going to send you 70 pictures that I took during my visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum when I … Continue reading

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My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 1

My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 1 of 2 by Sandor P. Fuss 15 June 2014 Hi Ferdinand, I am going to send you 70 pictures that I took during my visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum … Continue reading

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Opening of Circa 1900 Drugstore Museum

Opening of Circa 1900 Drugstore Museum 08 June 2014 I was able to work with Terry McMurray on his full-page, inside back cover, advertisement within the FOHBC 2014 National Antique Bottle Show Souvenir Program. I didn’t know about his new … Continue reading

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More on the Color Orange in Antique Glass

More on the Color Orange in Antique Glass by Ken Previtali 09 February 2014 By the way, the word orange is one of the few words in the English language for which there is no effective rhyme. What is interesting … Continue reading

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Looking at Scotch Whiskey Museum Images

Looking at Scotch Whiskey Museum Images The Scotch Whiskey Experience – Edinburgh, Scotland 16 January 2014 You may remember the Catedral do Whisky virtual museum link back in October 2013 (top of post). I was looking at it again last night in … Continue reading

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A Bar at the Folies-Bergère Bottle Question

A Bar at the Folies-Bergère Bottle Question 13 January 2014 Dear Mr. Meyer, I am writing you in your capacity of president of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors. I have a scholarly question. The caveat is that it’s about … Continue reading

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New bottle club in Wisconsin!

Hello Ferdinand, In the frozen tundra up here in Wisconsin we are starting a NEW club. We tried for the better part of a two years to create value and bring in new members. We reached an all time high of … Continue reading

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Is there really a Swindle’s Texarkana Bitters?

Is there really a Swindle’s Texarkana Bitters? 04 December 2013 (120713•Major update at bottom of post) TEXas, ARKansas, and nearby LouisiANA Is there really a Swindle’s Texarkana Bitters? Is somebody pulling our leg here? And a man named Swindle selling this concoction? It reminds … Continue reading

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