Tag Archives: Barrel

Barrel Series – Out of the Ashes, the Wolford Z – Whiskey

Barrel Series – Out of the Ashes, the Wolford Z – Whiskey 23 September 2016 (R•092416 – Z Solved) I guess my biggest question here would be why Jacob A. Wolford would put a “Z” on his figural barrel whiskey bottle? Does it … Continue reading

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The Hull Brothers barrel from Detroit, Michigan

The Hull Brothers barrel from Detroit, Michigan 22 September 2016 (R•102416) Here is a new barrel post for the extremely rare Hull Bros. from Detroit, Michigan. In fact, this is the only example I have ever seen. The amber bottle was offered … Continue reading

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The James A. Clark barrel from Louisville

The James A. Clark barrel from Louisville 21 September 2016 I have put out many barrel posts before but I missed the Clark barrel from Louisville, Kentucky. You see, there are only two examples, the last coming from the recent Glass Works … Continue reading

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A few of my aqua figural bitters met for a little sun today.

A few of my aqua figural bitters met for a little sun today. 08 November 2015 A few of my aqua figural bitters met for a little sun today. That being a National Bitters (figural ear of corn), Old Sachems … Continue reading

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Chattanooga National Bitters Spotting

Chattanooga National Bitters Spotting 19 August 2015 (R•082015) As busy as I was at the FOHBC 2015 Chattanooga National Antique Bottle Show, I certainly had the opportunity to see some nice bitters on the floor, under the tables, in the … 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 Robinson & Lord Figural Barrel – Baltimore

The Robinson & Lord Figural Barrel – Baltimore A figural barrel by broom makers? 17 May 2014 Seeing the Robinson & Lord figural barrel from Baltimore was a real surprise in the current Heckler Auction 110. I wasn’t aware of this piece … Continue reading

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A ‘short’ Turner Brothers New York figural barrel

Ferdinand Here are three barrels that I have. The one on the left is an Old Sachem which is open pontiled. The other two are both Turner Brothers New York barrels. The one Turner Brothers barrel is shorter, approximately the … Continue reading

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Elusive Brent, Warder & Co. barrel found in Antique Mall

BRENT, WARDER & CO. – LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY Wholesale Grocers & Commission Merchants 26 April 2013 Mr. Meyer: My wife and I are RVing thru the states and are now in Horse Cave, KY. We were at an antique mall and … Continue reading

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Barrel Series – B.M. & E.A. Whitlock & Co. – New York

B. M. & E. A. WHITLOCK & CO. – NEW YORK 09 January 2013 (R•01Oct13) The figural barrel series from 2012 is for the most part, 95% or so complete meaning posts were developed for most of the great figural … Continue reading

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