Tag Archives: Antique

The back story to Saving the Fizz

How an interest that started almost 50 years ago manifested into a book on patent bottle closures The back story to Saving the Fizz 09 July 2017 My name is David Jones, a name that has always brought some comment … Continue reading

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2016 Houston Bottle Show fun as usual!

2016 Houston Bottle Show fun as usual! 25 July 2016 The Houston Bottle Show is usually a tough one for me because it is usually a week or two before the Federation National Show (FOHBC 2016 Sacramento National Antique Bottle … Continue reading

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Salutes to the 2015 San Luis Obispo Antique Bottle Show – Morro Bay

Salutes to the 2015 San Luis Obispo Antique Bottle Show – Morro Bay 22 March 2015 (R•040315) Well…I salute along with the soldier and sailor dolls spotted on a dealers table. Another San Luis Obispo Antique Bottle Show in Morro … Continue reading

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FOHBC 2016 Sacramento Town Hall Meeting

“Back to where it all began for the FOHBC” FOHBC 2016 Sacramento Town Hall Meeting 23 October 2014 [NOTICE] The FOHBC is planning to conduct a WebEx Town Hall Meeting for all interested parties within the next two weeks for … Continue reading

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Those Doll Heads that you Diggers & Pickers Keep Finding

Those Doll Heads that you Diggers & Pickers Keep Finding 06 March 2014 Walking around the Baltimore Antique Bottle Show this past weekend and looking at the kazillion antique bottles and old go-withs that we typically see at a show … 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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The Antique Bottle and Glass Facebook Sites

The Antique Bottle and Glass Facebook Sites 06 January 2014 I remember giving a talk at one of the FOHBC membership meetings at a national show a few years back on the new generation of bottle collectors and how they communicate. … Continue reading

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Jeff & Holly Noordsy Glass on display at the Philadelphia Antiques Show

Jeff & Holly Noordsy (visit their web site) posted photos from their booth at the 2012 Philadelphia Antiques Show. What an extraordinary layout and sense for dramatic appeal. The Noordsy’s always do things right whether it is for an indoor Antique Bottle Show … Continue reading

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