Tag Archives: Charles Gardner

A most unusual free blown bottle

A most unusual free blown bottle 24 October 2015 Here are some really cool pictures and an email from Gene Baudouin about a most unusual free blown bottle. I posted it on the Peachridge Glass FaceBook page and the airwaves … Continue reading

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Found some Charles Gardner pieces Out Pickin’

Hi Ferdinand, Please read below before you view the pictures. I was out pickin’ today and scored two amazing items; both Charles Gardner Collection pieces. They are not bottles, but items I think may be a bit more rare. I … Continue reading

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Class of 1846 – West Point Bottle

Class of 1846 – West Point Bottle? This gentleman told me that it is indeed documented in a cadet memoir that the father of one of the cadets supplied liquor for the graduation party which they called “Fandango.” [Fascinating incoming … Continue reading

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“the Buchanan Cannons”

“the Buchanan Cannons” 16 August 2012 Buchanan’s Malt Whiskey Buchanan Sour Mash Whiskey Buchanan’s Extract of Sugar Corn In late June of this year, I felt like I was wrapping up the Figural Cannon Series (see bottom of page) with … Continue reading

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Barrel Series – Dr. Chandler’s Jamaica Ginger Root Bitters

DR. CHANDLER’S JAMAICA GINGER ROOT BITTERS 17 July 2012 (R•110816) The Chandler’s are definitely a favorite with bitters collectors because of the unique form of the barrel which is a flattened oval opposed to round like most figural barrels. They come … Continue reading

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Barrel Series – Mist of the Morning

MIST OF THE MORNING 10 July 2012 (R•091516) Post amended 11 July 2012 with three advertisement submitted by Eric McGuire showing the Mist of the Morning product being sold as Bitters (see below). Also see comment from Eric below. Bob … Continue reading

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Early pictures of some of the characters and legends or both

I really like seeing older pictures of some of the collecting greats, legends and characters that I have heard so much about. I realize these pictures are in magazines stacked in closets and garages for many of you, but for … Continue reading

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The Charles & Jane Aprill Blue Gallery

The Charles & Jane Aprill Blue Gallery 01 June 2012 (R•030817) You can be sure of two things when you come across a picture from the collection of Charles and Jane Aprill from New Orleans. The first is that the … Continue reading

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More on Harrison’s Columbian Inks

When it rains ‘ink’ it Pours! The Aprils (that is John April and Charles Aprill (2 l’s) have continued to dominate the airways with their phenomenal INK posts of late. It has really been hard for me to keep up … Continue reading

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The Amber Willington Cathedral Pickle Jar

Many of the early American pickle bottles and jars were made in the 1850’s and 1860’s. As would be expected, the earlier examples have pontiled bases and exceptional character. The most popular style amongst collectors is the “cathedral” pickle with … Continue reading

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