Category Archives: Pottery

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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The latest bottle Scams with Velma Craft or Anicia Benson or Reginald Offutt etc.

The latest bottle Scams with Velma Craft or Anicia Benson or Reginald Offutt etc. 26 August 2013 (Updated 28 August 2013) *** See Update Steven Dujardin below *** I’ve been reading the various scam reports and here’s what happened to … Continue reading

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43rd Annual Atlanta Antique Bottle Show

43rd Annual Atlanta Antique Bottle Show by Jack Hewitt On June 8, 2013 the 43rd Annual Atlanta Antique Bottle Show was held in Smyrna, Georgia, just 15 minutes north of Atlanta. There were 80+ sales tables and Jim Sanders, long time … Continue reading

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Fantasy Jug Raffle and Saratoga Bottles to be featured at the 2013 Saratoga Show

Ferdinand, Roy Topka with the Bottle Museum in Ballston Spa here. Local collector and artisan Jim Healy (he was tickled pink by the mention of his good work in the current Bottles and Extras) created the attached Fantasy Jug for … Continue reading

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Mailbox Letters – March 2013

March Mail starting to pile up again. Thanks for all of the emails and information everyone. Meeting a Collector on My Flight to Baltimore Hello Ferdinand, It was a pleasure meeting you and learning about glass on the flight the … Continue reading

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Historical Canteens – Canteen Figural Bottles

 HISTORICAL CANTEENS Canteen Figural Bottles 19 July 2013 (R•102913) (R•012415) (R•022115) (R•082615) Jim Hagenbuch has one of the finest H. A. GRAEF’S SON N.Y. CANTEEN bottles I have ever seen at his Glass Works Auction #96 “Cabin Fever” auction that … Continue reading

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Bottles on the Steamship SS Republic

S T E A M S H I P   S S   R E P U B L I C I wanted to circle back after honing up on the Steamboat Arabia (Read: Looking for Bottles Carried on the Steamboat … Continue reading

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FOHBC 2009 Pomona National Display Videos

F O H B C    D I S P L A Y    S E R I E S Alan DeMaison (FOHBC Business Manager pictured to left) has been working hard of late putting together videos of the displays … Continue reading

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Saloons and Establishments from Yesteryear

Ketcham | Yesteryear Gallery Steve Ketcham Early American Bottles, Advertising, and Stoneware www.antiquebottledepot.com Saloons and Establishments from Yesteryear 01 September 2012 Presenting the fifth gallery of vintage pictures from up North as new material has come in from Steve Ketcham. This is … Continue reading

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