Tag Archives: John Pastor

Ralph Finch Collection of Target Balls, Traps and Shooting Ephemera

 Ralph Finch Collection of Target Balls, Traps and Shooting Ephemera, Part I 09 December 2017 I’ve written about target balls and Ralph Finch before as I visited the collection back in November 2013. The collection is now being represented and … 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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Look at this labeled 481 Brand Stomach Bitters

Look at this labeled 481 Brand Stomach Bitters 25 May 2014 That is exactly what the gentleman is doing with one keen eye, looking at his 481 Brand Stomach Bitters, “At Last”….”The Best”. Hidden away in John Pastor’s current American … Continue reading

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Looking at a Collection of Pattern Molded Flasks

Looking at a Collection of Pattern Molded Flasks 24 November 2013 While visiting with John Pastor and Liz Maxbauer in New Hudson, Michigan the other day, I was able to look at quite a few extraordinary bottles including Merchant’s Gargling … Continue reading

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Looking at a Collection of Merchant’s Gargling Oils

Looking at a Collection of Merchant’s Gargling Oils 23 November 2013 While visiting with John Pastor and Liz Maxbauer in New Hudson, Michigan the other day, I was able to look at quite a few extraordinary bottles. One area of … Continue reading

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Hobnail Poison Flasks getting some attention..

Hobnail Poison Flasks getting some attention.. 21 October 2013 John Pastor aka “Pastor John” has put together an almost spiritual collection of bottles in his American Glass Gallery Auction 11 that closes next Tuesday night, 29 October. I like. watching … Continue reading

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Spotted on the floor at the Manchester National

Spotted on the floor at the Manchester National I was walking my dogs from my studio today which is a block from Minute Maid Stadium where the Houston Astros play. They were having an afternoon game and trying hard to … 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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The earliest and latest with the blue W. Wolf’s Pittsburgh barrel

T H E   F I N D  –  C H I C A G O   A R E A The gorgeous blue W. Wolf – Pittsburgh figural barrel found in a Thrift Shop for 70 cents this past summer … Continue reading

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Dr Zabriskie’s Bitters – Jersey City, New Jersey

Dr Zabriskie’s Bitters – Jersey City, New Jersey 17 November 2012 New Jersey has certainly been in the news of late with the terrible destruction from Hurricane Sandy which has been just tragic. I now see that the inane show Jersey … Continue reading

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