Tag Archives: Historical

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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I recently picked up a Summer/Winter GX-15 Pontil Pint Aquamarine Flask

I recently picked up a Summer/Winter GX-15 Pontil Pint Aquamarine Flask 12 February 2015 It seemed like a nice day to do a post on a Summer Winter flask and put the Winter side on the top of the page. … Continue reading

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My “Fall” grouping of 1/2 pint Union Clasped Hands

My “Fall” grouping of 1/2 pint Union Clasped Hands 26 September 2014 As I returned to Houston yesterday, I noticed the temperature was a good 15 degrees cooler than when I left earlier in the week. Here at Peach Ridge … Continue reading

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The Bust of Lafayette – Coventry Glass Works Mold

The Bust of Lafayette – Coventry Glass Works Mold Mold Section Found in the River in Mansfield, Connecticut 28 May 2014 John Pastors, American Glass Gallery Auction #12 ends this evening and I sit here watching a few items of … Continue reading

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A Stroll through the Scrolls

A Stroll through the Scrolls 22 February 2014 Charles Aprill recently posted some outstanding examples of various sized blue scroll historical flasks over on Bottle Collectors on Facebook. I thought I would nest these together and link back to his … Continue reading

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I took a few photos this morning of my Union Clasping Hands flasks

I took a few photos this morning of my Union Clasping Hands flasks 09 February 2014 I took a few photos this morning of some of my Union Clasping Hands flasks and thought I would pass a few on. Jim … Continue reading

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Patience Paying Off – Three Amazing Finds

This is my first bitters find and I don’t think I could be any happier… Patience Paying Off – Three Amazing Finds Hi Ferdinand! Cody Zeleny here, Just thought I would share some more recent finds that I am really … Continue reading

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Summer Tree – Winter Tree Historical Flasks

Summer Tree – Winter Tree Historical Flasks 15 May 2013 What a wonderful day here in Augusta, Georgia as I have my morning coffee on the porch of the historic Partridge Inn. As I look out, I see all the … Continue reading

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Washington – Taylor (Portrait Only) Historical Flasks

WASHINGTON  TAYLOR PORTRAIT  FLASKS 27 January 2013 (R•061717) Since starting out as a Bitters collector back in 2002, I have ‘strayed’ slightly from my course a couple of times into the Historical Flask world. As a specialist in color runs I found … Continue reading

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“knife-edged” Pitkins made by “that guy”

Hi Ferd, This Sunday a week ago, the annual members’ meeting of the Museum of Connecticut Glass was held at the Manchester Connecticut Historical Society. One of the highlights was an outstanding presentation by Tom Haunton on 20th Century South Jersey … Continue reading

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