Category Archives: Soda Water

The E. Julin – ABO football sized torpedo

The E. Julin – ABO football sized torpedo 23 August 2014 (R•091814) Incoming e-mail from prominent west coast bottle collector, Dale Mlasko. We’ve seen many of Dale’s great western bitters pictures before. He had this oddity needing identification. I quickly … 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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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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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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Xavier Bazin, Steam Fancy Soap Works and Perfumery

Hello Ferdinand: Have enclosed some pictures of an interesting bottle that I dug in St. Louis. I dug this large flint glass pictured hair bottle from a pontiled era privy. It is a large bottle 8 1/2″ tall and 4″ … Continue reading

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I was a very close friend of Tommy Mitchiner

I was a very close friend of Tommy Mitchiner 30 August 2013 | By Mike Newman I was a very close friend of Tommy Mitchiner, as our relationship went back 32 years. I was just a newlywed with no money … 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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Manchester Seminar Pictures

Manchester, NH Seminars I wanted to get some pictures up as quickly as I could. Returned today from Manchester with Elizabeth. The seminars, simply put, were awesome, informative and well attended. It was truly hard to select a topic each … Continue reading

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Colored Pontiled St. Louis Sodas – Feltman Collection

Colored Pontiled St. Louis Sodas Tom Feltman Collection 28 June 2013 My wife said I will probably die in a privy and I told her SO BE IT. Hello Ferdinand, I live near St. Louis, Mo. and have been digging … Continue reading

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