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Story of a Bottle

Story of a Bottle – Barkhouse Bros. & Co. Gold Dust Kentucky Bourbon 49er Bottle Jamboree 20 March 2016 (R•032416) In preparation for the Holabird Americana “49er Bottle Jamboree” Auction at the FOHBC 2016 Sacramento National Antique Bottle Convention & Expo, we … Continue reading

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Dr. Huntington’s Golden Tonic Bitters – Portland, Maine

Dr. Huntington’s Golden Tonic Bitters – Portland, Maine With a Lot of Character & Critters 12 June 2015 (R•062015) Gary Beatty, as he sometimes does, called to ask me about a bitters bottle he was considering adding to his collection. … Continue reading

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Dr. Emanuel’s Sarsaparilla – Vicksburg

Dr. Emanuel’s Sarsaparilla – Vicksburg, Mississippi 05 June 2015 (R•060615) “and none got too excited about it, but they wanted to buy it.” Incoming e-mail about an interesting sarsaparilla bottle from an old Mississippi collection. See low res pictures at … Continue reading

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2014 Roseville 49er Historic Bottle Show a Success!

2014 Roseville 49er Historic Bottle Show a Success! 07 December 2014 I had no fewer that five e-mails and texts yesterday telling me how great the 49er Historic Bottle & Antique Show was. Man, I wish I could have been there. … Continue reading

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Dr. Forest’s Tonic Bitters – Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Dr. Forest’s Tonic Bitters – Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 14 October 2014 (R•101514 – McGuire) The Dr. Forest’s Tonic Bitters from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is one tough brand to figure out. I mean, who is Dr. Forest and why is Bacon and Miller embossed … Continue reading

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Hufeland Swiss Stomach Bitters

Hufeland Swiss Stomach Bitters 14 September 2014 (R•091814) Jerry Forbes brought a labeled Hufeland Swiss Stomach Bitters from the Downieville Bottle Show back to our cabin last night. I think he purchased it for $25. This joins some other exciting bitters that were … Continue reading

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2014 Lexington National | FOHBC General Membership Meeting

2014 Lexington National | FOHBC General Membership Meeting 06 August 2014 The FOHBC General Membership Meeting at the Lexington National occurred from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm on Friday, 01 August 2014. This is our traditional event to connect personally with our membership. … Continue reading

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2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Board Meeting

2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Board Meeting 06 August 2014 I am getting quite a few requests to start reporting on the Lexington National that occurred last weekend. Just arrived home Monday night and am sorting through hundreds of really … Continue reading

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Dr. Allen’s Stomach Bitters – Pittsburgh 16 March 2014 (R•031714) Glass Works Auctions, in their “Winter Be Gone” Catalog Auction 101, presently online, has a nice example of a Dr. Allen’s Stomach Bitters from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The bottle reminds me … Continue reading

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February 2014 – Antique Bottle & Glass Photo Gallery

Here we go with the February 2014 group of pictures culled from a few of the web and Facebook sites that we all like. It looks like snow backgrounds are dominating the group of pictures this month which makes sense. … Continue reading

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