Tag Archives: Pitkin

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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The latest from the The Museum of Connecticut Glass

The latest from the The Museum of Connecticut Glass 31 March 2013 The following post reports on the latest news from the The Museum of Connecticut Glass and has been developed with cooperation and coordination with Noel Tomas. Historical Synopsis of the … 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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Pictures of the Week 12-22-12

This is the third weekly round-up of some really nice photography from various facebook and other glass web sites.  Make sure you visit the Fresh Peach Gallery which represents the best of the best pictures from 2012. P H O … Continue reading

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Michael George: Manchester Chairman & New England Tour de Force

Tour de Force is defined as “a feat demonstrating brilliance or mastery in a field”. Now if this does not describe the role and backbone of the Chairman of our FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show in Manchester, New Hampshire, … Continue reading

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Barrel Series – Ben Franklin Bitters

BEN FRANKLIN BITTERS “Prove all things.” Here is a really great figural barrel in a conical form with tapered horizontal ribbing. There in NO embossing but at least two labeled examples exist (see pictures below) calling this a BEN FRANKLIN … Continue reading

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Those miniature Globs and Pocket Flasks

We had a visitor (Brad Seigler) to see our collection at Peach Ridge this past weekend after the Houston Antique Bottle Show. In one of our bottle rooms, with the power figurals, Brad asked Elizabeth, my wife, about her favorite … Continue reading

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Tom Marshall Gallery – Form & Composition

I first starting noticing pictures posted by Tom Marshall earlier this month on a couple of the facebook bottle and glass sites. I immediately tagged Tom for closer look as the pieces he was displaying and photographing were breathtaking. Tom’s … Continue reading

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The McKearin Group VIII – Sunburst Flasks

Sunbursts are considered one of the oldest of the American Geometric and Historical Flasks and are generally attributed to the period of 1815 to the early 1830’s. The McKearin Group VIII – Sunburst Flasks 04 May 2012 (R•032214) The collectors … Continue reading

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Small Inkwell Bottles Page

A stunning array of small inkwells has been posted on facebook over at Bottle Collectors of late. (includes various additions of importance from elsewhere) Small Inkwell Bottles Page 24 April 2012 A stunning array of small inkwells has been posted … Continue reading

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