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Fantasy Jug for 2015 Chattanooga National

Fantasy Jug for 2015 Chattanooga National 25 May 2015 Now, here is some exciting news. Jim Bender, FOHBC Historian, has commissioned Jim Healy from Tribes Hill, New York to make a commemorative stoneware jug for the upcoming 2015 Chattanooga National … Continue reading

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Some other pictures from our 2015 West Coast Bottle Trip

Some other pictures from our 2015 West Coast Bottle Trip San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Big Sur, Carmel & Monterey 04 April 2015 This is a follow-up post to the “Salutes to the 2015 San Luis Obispo Antique Bottle Show – Morro … Continue reading

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Beautiful Minerals with a Selection of Exquisite Barber Bottles

Beautiful Minerals with a Selection of Exquisite Barber Bottles 14 February 2015 Now here is a display that you don’t come across too often at antique bottle shows. Check out this email from Sandor P. Fuss reporting from the Tucson … Continue reading

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A question about French ‘Canteen Like’ Bottles

A question about French ‘Canteen Like’ Bottles 14 January 2015 Two years ago, I put together a fun post on a variety of historical canteen images. This is not my area of direct expertise, but I do find them fascinating and … Continue reading

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John Dente Recollections

John Dente Recollections 02 December 2014 The following e-mail communications are posted in the hopes of recording memories and recollections of great bitters bottles that have changed hands. We are only temporary custodians of these great beauties. Thank you to John … Continue reading

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FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Saturday Morning Seminars

FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Saturday Morning Seminars 09 August 2014 This group of pictures come from the Seminars that occurred on Saturday morning from 9:00 am until noon. There were three sets of paired seminars to give attendees a choice. All seemed to … Continue reading

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Hostetters Base Markings

Hostetters Base Markings 25 June 2014 I have been consumed lately with digitally archiving past issues of Bottles and Extras for the FOHBC membership and came across this pretty cool article from Hostetters Bitters master, Richard Siri, from the Summer … Continue reading

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Bottles under the pier in Fredeiksted, St. Croix

Bottles under the pier in Fredeiksted, St. Croix by Vince Staley 13 February 2014 This U.S. NAVY PEPPER bottle above, and a MUSTARD were found under the pier (see above) in Fredeiksted, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. For several years … Continue reading

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Looking forward to Bitters Bottles Supplement 2

Looking forward to Bitters Bottles Supplement 2 02 February 2014 (Updated 09 February 2014 with Bill Ham Response) The following e-mail came in from James Viguerie that poses some questions that some of you may be wondering yourselves. Bill will be … Continue reading

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