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The Bust of Columbia Liberty Cap Eagle Historical Flask

The Bust of Columbia Liberty Cap Eagle Historical Flask 22 February 2016 (R•022416) (R•031416) Just when you wonder when the long drought and absence of killer bottles will end, up comes this off-the-chart great Bust of Columbia with Liberty Cap – American Eagle … Continue reading

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Bond’s Dandelion Bitters – Fort Wayne, Indiana

Bond’s Dandelion Bitters – Fort Wayne, Indiana 1868. — XX. — S-Y-L. 04 February 2015 A short post this morning looking at yet another unlisted bitters. This time it is the Bond’s Dandelion Bitters from Fort Wayne, Indiana. The bitters … Continue reading

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Tracking Hodges’ Bitters back to London?

Tracking Hodges’ Bitters back to London? 09 June 2014 Some of the earliest American bitters brands and formulas obviously came from Germany, England and other parts of Europe. We saw this the other day with the Hungarian Bitters which led me to Hodge’s Bitters … Continue reading

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Lukach’s Hungarian Bitters – Truth is Stronger than Fiction

Lukach’s Hungarian Bitters  Truth is Stronger than Fiction 07 June 2015 (R•110814) Truth is really stronger than fiction as I opened an e-mail yesterday from across the pond from 2013 FOHBC Hall-of-Famer, Alan Blakeman (visit BBR) regarding a Hungarian Bitters Alan has … Continue reading

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Here are those four Texas Bitters

Here are those four Texas Bitters 04 May 2014 (R•111714) Reprinted below is an interesting communication from super-sleauth, James Viguerie regarding a few possible leads on unlisted Texas bitters. I spent a few moments trying to find out more information for each … Continue reading

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Where is the Columbia Cascara Bitters from?

Where is the Columbia Cascara Bitters from? 23 March 2014 Gary Beatty (North Port, Florida) has sent me more pictures (see top of post) for yet another odd bitters that I was not aware of, this being the Columbia Cascara … Continue reading

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Beneath Lincoln’s ass they used to load a lot of glass.

Beneath Lincoln’s ass they used to load a lot of Glass Washington City Glass Works – ‘Old Glass House’ by Stephen Atkinson 14 March 2014 Unknown to most Washingtonians and other Americans, and particularity we few in the glass collecting … Continue reading

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Some Great US Postal Advertising Covers & Cards

As a United States stamp collector too, I find myself really enjoying patriotic covers and advertising covers related to history and antique bottle and glass collecting. I have assembled a few here to demonstrate my point. By combining a topic, … Continue reading

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Early pictures of some of the characters and legends or both • Part 2

This is a continuation (Part 2) of Early pictures of some of the characters and legends or both which I will now call Part 1. With a web site, you do not want to overload a single page with too many images. … Continue reading

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