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Daily Dose | August • September 2 0 1 6

August • September  |  2 0 1 6 24 September 2016 Wolford Z Whiskey mystery solved. “Hey Ferd, I think the following articles will explain the “Z” that is embossed on the WOLFORD bottle. – Best Regards, Corey Stock” Eighth in a … 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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Salutes to the 2015 San Luis Obispo Antique Bottle Show – Morro Bay

Salutes to the 2015 San Luis Obispo Antique Bottle Show – Morro Bay 22 March 2015 (R•040315) Well…I salute along with the soldier and sailor dolls spotted on a dealers table. Another San Luis Obispo Antique Bottle Show in Morro … Continue reading

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2015 Baltimore Bottle Experience

2015 Baltimore Bottle Experience Snow, Cold Weather and a Warm Time 11 March 2015 Towards the middle of last week, Elizabeth and I started getting alerts from the airlines that our scheduled flight from Houston to Baltimore might be delayed. … Continue reading

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2015 Baltimore Antique Bottle Show Report

2015 Baltimore Antique Bottle Show Report by Jim Bender 09 March 2015 (R•031015) The 2015 Baltimore Bottle Show by the Baltimore Antique Bottle Club has come and gone over the weekend of March 8-9. As always the show was a … Continue reading

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2014 Roseville 49er Historic Bottle Show a Success!

2014 Roseville 49er Historic Bottle Show a Success! 07 December 2014 I had no fewer that five e-mails and texts yesterday telling me how great the 49er Historic Bottle & Antique Show was. Man, I wish I could have been there. … Continue reading

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An unlisted Dr. Abbott’s Bitters by C. A. Richards

An unlisted Dr. Abbott’s Bitters by C. A. Richards 15 September 2014 Here is another labeled bitters that was presented to me by Jerry Forbes at the Downieville Bottle Show. With a label in rather poor shape, it is still exciting … Continue reading

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Hufeland Swiss Stomach Bitters

Hufeland Swiss Stomach Bitters 14 September 2014 (R•091814) Jerry Forbes brought a labeled Hufeland Swiss Stomach Bitters from the Downieville Bottle Show back to our cabin last night. I think he purchased it for $25. This joins some other exciting bitters that were … Continue reading

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2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Cocktail Party & Awards Banquet

2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Cocktail Party & Awards Banquet 07 August 2014 The next group of pictures represent the Cocktail Party and Awards Banquet that occurred on Friday evening at the Lexington National. A good time to chill, catch up with bottle … Continue reading

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2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Hat Contest

2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Hat Contest 06 August 2014 We tried to add a little extra excitement to the Cocktail Party and Banquet on Friday evening at the Lexington National. Our idea was to have a hat contest based on some … Continue reading

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