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“Madness in Manchester” Auction Pictures

The Glass Works Auction #99 The “Madness in Manchester” Auction began online and concluded at the FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show in Manchester, New Hampshire on Saturday evening, July 20th 2013 (7:00 PM) at the Raddisson of New Hampshire … Continue reading

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Warren Mortimer Watson and his German Balsam Bitters

GERMAN BALSAM BITTERS Most known examples were dug from one hole in Oakland, California. A really rare, opaque milk glass, German Balsam Bitters is making an appearance at the Glass Works Auction #99 “Madness in Manchester” event that will culminate in … Continue reading

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The ornate Yamara Cordial Bitters – Chicago

YAMARA CORDIAL BITTERS C H I C A G O 08 July 2013 Glass Works Auctions has a really neat, highly decorative, rectangular flask type bitters bottle (pictured above) in their Glass Works Auction #99 “Madness in Manchester” Auction which closes … Continue reading

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The Color Yellow – A wide range of shades

Y E L L O W (above) Yellow figural whiskey bottle and Suffolk Bitters from the Meyer Collection The Color Yellow – A wide range of shades 02 April 2013 Yellow is an important color in bottle collecting but is … Continue reading

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Old Dr. C. W. Hufeland’s German Bitters – For Dyspepsia

Who is Old Dr. C. W. Hufeland? “He is famous as the most eminent practical physician of his time in Germany.” I’ve been getting kind of squirrelly recently with some of these XR bitters that have been popping up on … Continue reading

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Advertising Bitters Dose (Shot) Glasses in Glass Works Auction #97

BITTERS DOSE (Shot) GLASSES The ‘March Madness’ Auction #97 Advertising Bitters Dose (Shot) Glasses in Glass Works Auction #97 19 March 2013 I was pleasantly surprised to venture deeper in to the Jim Hagenbuch Glass Works Auction #97 to find … Continue reading

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Those West Coast Megaphone Bottles

W E S T   C O A S T   M E G A P H O N E S THE SPEAKING TRUMPET [Wikipedia] A megaphone or speaking-trumpet is a portable, usually hand-held, cone-shaped acoustic horn used to amplify … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Series – Old Cabin Bitters

OLD CABIN BITTERS Pictured on top: “Old Cabin / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of a rectangular two story log cabin, red amber, applied sloping collared mouth – smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches. R/H #O19 Great … Continue reading

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Some Nice Congress & Empire Spring Bottles – Shags to Riches

SHAGS TO RICHES (not by far) When Elizabeth and I first moved into the long vacant house on property we now affectionately call Peach Ridge, it had shag carpet (see above), an old decrepit boat in the garage and had … Continue reading

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Historical Canteens – Canteen Figural Bottles

 HISTORICAL CANTEENS Canteen Figural Bottles 19 July 2013 (R•102913) (R•012415) (R•022115) (R•082615) Jim Hagenbuch has one of the finest H. A. GRAEF’S SON N.Y. CANTEEN bottles I have ever seen at his Glass Works Auction #96 “Cabin Fever” auction that … Continue reading

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