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Bertinguiot… French or American Inks?

Bertinguiot… French or American Inks? 27 August 2014 (R•082814) Must be Dale Mlasko week (visit Oregon Trail Antique Bottles & Glass). Keep getting these drop-dead, stunning pictures of bottles that were dug in San Francisco. Earlier this week it was the E. Julin – ABO … Continue reading

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From clear to purple or brown, that’s how irradiation runs

From clear to purple or brown, that’s how irradiation runs by Ken Previtali 01 December 2013 Regarding the post on “Artificially Purpled Glass” with the link to David Whitten’s fantastic website: David also mentions the effects radiation has on bottles … Continue reading

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The Color Purple or Amethyst in Antique Glass

T H E   C O L O R   P U R P L E Purple, Amethyst, Plum, Violet, Lilac, Grape, Bishop’s Purple, Aubergine, Eggplant, Royal Purple The Color Purple or Amethyst in Antique Glass 18 February 2013 Not … Continue reading

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National Bitters C.C. Jerome & Co. Detroit

The bottle I watched most closely during the last American Bottle Auctions, 15 May 2011 Auction was the odd, triangular National Bitters from Detroit. As written up by ABA: Lot 209, embossed NATIONAL BITTERS C.C. JEROME & CO., DETROIT 1865 S.W. A.C. … Continue reading

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