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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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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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Golden Eagle Bitters – Augusta & New York

Dr. Tutt’s Golden Eagle Bitters – Augusta & New York William H. Tutt 29 January 2015 Back in August 2011, I had the opportunity to visit with Mike Newman and his extraordinary bottle collection outside of Augusta, Georgia. You can read … Continue reading

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On the shelves of the Corning Museum of Glass

On the shelves of the Corning Museum of Glass 29 August 2013 | Noel Tomas Ferdinand – On the shelves of the Corning Museum of Glass, these rarities sit among many other bottles on the various shelves in the “Study Room.” – Noel … Continue reading

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Looking at some great Kentucky Flasks in the Glass Works Auction #98 – “The Summer Sizzler Auction”

Not too long ago I was looking for some strong representative Kentucky bottles for a marketing piece I was developing for the FOHBC 2014 National Antique Bottle Show in Lexington, Kentucky. Of course I immediately thought of pieces attributed to … Continue reading

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FOHBC Membership Contest – Win This Flask!

WIN THIS FLASK ! GII-11 , 1/2 pint , pontiled, Eagle / Cornucopia, Pittsburgh made flask with beaded edges Jim Bender (FOHBC Membership Director) announced a contest to award a prize to any new member and renewal from 3 years … Continue reading

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U.S. Gold Bitters – Augusta, Maine

U.S. GOLD BITTERS – Augusta, Maine Yesterday all started innocently enough with an email from my friend and fellow Bitters collector Jeff Burkhardt (Froggy) from Cedarburg, Wisconsin telling me he might take a U.S. Gold Bitters to the upcoming Baltimore … Continue reading

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Rare Pink Opaque Lutz Marble sells for $25,800

Rare Pink Opaque Lutz Marble Morphy Auctions, this past 20 October 2012 (visit auction), sold some incredibly rare vintage marbles including this pink opaque Lutz Marble with green lines that is pictured in this post. The hammer price was $25,800 … Continue reading

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What is Puce or ‘Pooce’ as some call it?

T H E    C O L O R    P U C E “Puce is the French word for flea” What is Puce or ‘Pooce’ as some call it? 08 November 2012 Puce (often misspelled as “puse”, “peuse” or … Continue reading

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Historical Flasks worth watching in American Glass Gallery Auction #9

American Glass Gallery | Auction #9 Just getting a notification today that American Glass Gallery has opened the Internet portal for their exciting Auction #9. I was also able to closely look at the auction catalog during my 3+ hour … Continue reading

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