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Looking at a Collection of Pattern Molded Flasks

Looking at a Collection of Pattern Molded Flasks 24 November 2013 While visiting with John Pastor and Liz Maxbauer in New Hudson, Michigan the other day, I was able to look at quite a few extraordinary bottles including Merchant’s Gargling … Continue reading

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Heminger Figural Bitters Collection – All Top Shelf

HEMINGER COLLECTION Bill Heminger (Virginia, Minnesota) and I were having a telephone conversation the other night and the conversation eventually came around to the Barto’s Great Gun Bitters and guns! You see, Bill and I had chased a few of … 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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FOHBC 2009 Pomona National Display Videos

F O H B C    D I S P L A Y    S E R I E S Alan DeMaison (FOHBC Business Manager pictured to left) has been working hard of late putting together videos of the displays … Continue reading

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Tom Marshall Gallery – Form & Composition

I first starting noticing pictures posted by Tom Marshall earlier this month on a couple of the facebook bottle and glass sites. I immediately tagged Tom for closer look as the pieces he was displaying and photographing were breathtaking. Tom’s … Continue reading

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The “Cutter” Depot

Picked up from Western Glob Top Whiskies / Western Glass web site: Here’s a few pictures from one of our more interesting recent digs. Down we went through eight feet of rubble and then a two foot clean dirt plug … Continue reading

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Corn for the World Historical Flasks

Corn for the World Historical Flasks 03 September 2011 (R•031516-Fuss Example) (R•091416) Ever since I saw Tom Lines display of Corn for the World historical flasks about 5 years ago at the Baltimore Antique Bottle Show I have been hooked … Continue reading

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Mike Newman Bottles – Upstairs Flasks

Mike Newman Bottles – Upstairs Flasks 04 August 2011 I am in Augusta, Georgia for three days of business and was able to sneak away yesterday evening to see the fantastic bottle collection of Mike Newman from Martinez, Georgia. This is an important collection … Continue reading

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Mike Newman Bottles – Downstairs

Mike Newman Bottles – Downstairs 04 August 2011 I am in Augusta, Georgia for three days of business and was able to sneak away yesterday evening to see the fantastic bottle collection of Mike Newman from Martinez, Georgia. This is … Continue reading

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Jeff Scharnowske’s Michigan Strap Sided Whiskey Flasks

Ahh…..long 4th of July weekends are for barbecue and BOTTLES! Incoming email and pictures from noted Michigan collector Jeff Scharnowske. Thanks Jeff. Pretty cool. Ferd, was just playing with my straps yesterday, brought them out of the basement and into my … Continue reading

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