Tag Archives: American Glass Gallery

The puce London Medicated Health Restorer circles back

The same medium strawberry puce, London Medicated Health Restorer bottle is making an encore appearance as Lot #161 in American Glass Gallery Auction #10. This bottle first made an appearance, not to long ago, in American Glass Gallery Auction #2 in November … Continue reading

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National Bitters – Schlichter & Zug – Philadelphia

If You Wish Perfect Health, Use The National Bitters N A T I O N A L   B I T T E R S SCHLICHTER & ZUG 08 May 2013 Just finished perusing the bottles in American Glass Gallery … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Hand – Royal Flush Bitters

R O Y A L   F L U S H   B I T T E R S The ultimate hand to a poker player is the Royal Flush. The odds of drawing this hand in a five card … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t love Scroll Flasks?

Who doesn’t love Scroll Flasks? 21 November 2012 (R•052915) Being a color run ‘kinda-guy’ I just gotta’ say ‘‘Who doesn’t love Scroll Flasks?” Don’t cringe, I guess I coulda’ called this “Scrolling thru some Scrolls.” Anyway, credit for this post … Continue reading

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Dr Zabriskie’s Bitters – Jersey City, New Jersey

Dr Zabriskie’s Bitters – Jersey City, New Jersey 17 November 2012 New Jersey has certainly been in the news of late with the terrible destruction from Hurricane Sandy which has been just tragic. I now see that the inane show Jersey … Continue reading

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Bennett & Carroll – Figural Barrel Series

 BENNETT & CARROL(L)  PITTSBURG(H) Earlier this year I did a comprehensive series on most of the great figural barrels. I knew I had missed a few odd ones such as the Bennett & Carrol barrel (note spelling of Carrol missing … Continue reading

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Some Great Bottles worth watching in American Glass Gallery Auction #9

American Glass Gallery | Auction #9 This is my second post reviewing the outstanding American Glass Gallery Auction #9 which is now online. Read: 1st post Historical Flasks worth watching in American Glass Gallery Auction #9. Great photography, good write-ups and a … Continue reading

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Historical Flasks worth watching in American Glass Gallery Auction #9

American Glass Gallery | Auction #9 Just getting a notification today that American Glass Gallery has opened the Internet portal for their exciting Auction #9. I was also able to closely look at the auction catalog during my 3+ hour … Continue reading

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Snuff Jars from the Jane & Charles Aprill Collection (and some more)

Charles Aprill continues to dazzle us all with the pictures he keeps posting. We know the Aprills from New Orleans for the best of blue glass (Read: The Charles & Jane Aprill Blue Gallery). Just when you think you are getting … Continue reading

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Two examples of a C.A. Richards 99 Washington St. Boston

Two examples of a C.A. Richards 99 Washington St. Boston 30 May 2012 An interesting bottle closes on eBay today. This is an extraordinary example of a C. A. RICHARDS 99 WASHINGTON ST. BOSTON square. I believe it is a … Continue reading

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