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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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Rare Flask Stolen at Shupp’s Grove

GII-126 | Double Eagle with Wreath Ferd, This past weekend at Shupp’s Grove, I had this flask stolen (GII-126 – Double Eagle with Wreath) off my table. The bottle was bought from Norm Heckler in 2006 after I was under bidder … Continue reading

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Manchester Display Photo Gallery

More pictures from the FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show in Manchester, New Hampshire. Display awards were announced this past Sunday afternoon near the conclusion of the show. Congratulations are in order to Michael George and his Stoddard Glass Factory exhibit … Continue reading

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2013 FOHBC Semi-Annual Board Meeting – Manchester, NH

2013 FOHBC Semi-Annual Board Meeting Manchester, New Hampshire 19 July 2014 – Manchester For four straight hours, the FOHBC 2012-2014 term elected board members met to have their semi-annual board meeting. The other annual meeting was held earlier in the year … Continue reading

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2013 Manchester Banquet Picture Gallery

FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show Banquet I wanted to get a few pictures of the 2013 FOHBC Manchester Antique Bottle Show Banquet out as fast as I could. Look for an upcoming article in Bottles and Extras. Great turn-out, … Continue reading

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The bottles I ordered from Dogriver came today

The bottles I ordered from Dogriver came today 14 June 2013 Hi Ferd, The bottles I ordered from Dog River Glass came today. I have enclosed a few photos. Let me share my thoughts on this group. The small pickle … Continue reading

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Will the real Drake’s Please Stand Up?

Had a FED Board meeting conference call last night. One of the topics was reproductions. As I thought, there is not much we can do as far as stopping a person from reproducing a bottle but we should encourage a … Continue reading

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More on Reproductions from Jim Bender and Bruce Silva

This morning I did a Red Flag reproduction post that stirred up some folks rightly so. Reproductions have been around forever and will continue forever as long as there is a desirable original to copy. I think us bitters collectors especially … Continue reading

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FOHBC Membership Contest – Win This Flask!

WIN THIS FLASK ! GII-11 , 1/2 pint , pontiled, Eagle / Cornucopia, Pittsburgh made flask with beaded edges Jim Bender (FOHBC Membership Director) announced a contest to award a prize to any new member and renewal from 3 years … Continue reading

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Merrimack Valley Antique Bottle Club’s 37th Annual Show

Jim Bender sent in some nice pictures from this past Sunday’s Merrimack Valley Antique Bottle Club show. Check out those Dr. Langley’s Root & Herb Bitters!

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