Tag Archives: George Washington

Glass House Farm (Glass House Co) 1758 – 1772

Glass House Farm  (Glass House Co) 1758 – 1772 Part 3 of a Series by Stephen Atkinson 10 September 2013 A farm that ran from Fitzroy Road to the Hudson River in what is now the West 30’s in New York City … Continue reading

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Milburn’s Kola Bitters – Winchester Virginia

Milburn’s Kola Bitters – Winchester, Virginia 25 August 2013 (R•031614) Tom Leveille teased me late last week with a bitters bottle I was not immediately familiar with, which usually means I do not have an example. The pictures he sent … Continue reading

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Gotta’ be strong to collect Demijohns – Dale & Barbara Santos

B a l a n c i n g  A c t Gotta’ be strong to collect Demijohns Dale & Barbara Santos 12 August 2012 (R•041815) It is time to look at Dale and Barbara Santos from Foresthill, California. The … Continue reading

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Looking at earlier Baltimore ‘Washington Monument’ Historical Flasks

I had a little “Aha!” moment today when I came across a post by Steve Sewell over at AntiqueBottles.net where he succintly explained why early Washington Monument historical flasks did not have the Washington sculpture on top of the monument … Continue reading

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G1-15 Historical Flask in Clear Flint Glass

[In from collector Socrates Necklas, based on a story I heard about at the Baltimore Antique Bottle Show this past weekend] Hi Ferdinand, Here are some pictures of the G1-15 in clear flint glass. There is info in the book … Continue reading

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The Washington Monument Bottle – Baltimore

One of the first bottles that really caught my attention when I first started collecting bottles was the Washington Monument Bottle from Baltimore that commemorates George Washington. Being from Baltimore, and being a member of the Baltimore Antique Bottle Club … Continue reading

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Some real standouts in the Heckler McCandless Session II

It is looking like Historical Flask prices continue to dominate the news in recent sales and auctions. The pieces are dominating the bidding. The well run Heckler | Thomas McCandless Collection: Session II auction was no exception. I’ve posted a … Continue reading

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Simon’s Centennial Bitters and the 4th of July

Simon’s Centennial Bitters and the 4th of July 03 July 2011 Old George pretty much says it all on the 4th of July. What a great bottle! According to Ring & Ham, “There are many reproductions of this bottle. Some are … Continue reading

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FOHBC Virtual Museum Logo Proposal

FOHBC Virtual Museum Project

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