Tag Archives: Rick DeMarsh

April 2014 – Antique Bottle & Glass Photo Gallery

Here we go with the April 2014 group of pictures culled from a few of the web and Facebook sites that we all like. My favorite is the picture above from Rick DeMarsh. Simply stunning. Less pictures from previous months. … 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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Fourth of July 2012 Patriotic Pictures

“Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed – else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.” Dwight D. Eisenhower … Continue reading

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I didn’t know I had a Robert Portner Bottle

I like it when I hear from someone who has been looking at a topic on the Peachridge Glass site. In this case it is in regards to my comments to Rick DeMarsh and his fine Robert Portner Brewing Co. – … Continue reading

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Old Carolina Bitters – Charleston

OLD CAROLINA BITTERS |Charleston 01 May 2012 (R•012815) The most delightful and healthful Tonic ever introduced to the Southern Trade I wrote a post earlier today on the extremely rare SUMTER BITTERS from Charleston, South Carolina (Read: Sumter Bitters – The … Continue reading

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Bennett’s Stomach Bitters – A real puzzler

In from my friend, Civil War authority Jim Schmidt: see: CIVIL WAR MEDICINE (AND WRITING) * Thanks to Rick DeMarsh for token, and newspaper submissions. Stomach Bitters   1.75 Sure Death to Rats   2.00 1866 D.M. Bennett bill-head from … Continue reading

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Embossed Mug of Beer on the J. Gahm Bottles

I couldn’t help but to buy this really cool beer bottle (pictured above) a couple of years back. I don’t collect beer bottles but I liked the lime green color and the mug embossing. Unfortunately, someone else really wanted it, … Continue reading

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Constitution Bitters – The oldest Figural Bitters?

Constitution Bitters – The oldest Figural Bitters? 25 February 2012 (R•033114) I did a post earlier today titled: Is the Cooley’s Anti Dispeptic Bitters our oldest Bitters? that prompted an email from prominent collector Sandor Fuss who graciously provided a picture of … Continue reading

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Oriental Herb Bitters – A Real Oddity

Oriental Herb Bitters – A Real Oddity 28 November 2011 Rick DeMarsh over at Rick’s Bottle Room (visit RicksBottleRoom.com) asked the following question on the PRG Facebook page. “Need some help on this one please, Oriental Herb Bitters“ At first … Continue reading

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Civil War “USA Hospital Department” Bottle w/Pontil NR

I thought I would document the series of events on eBay and Facebook that transpired very quickly on 11 & 12 July 2011 that have both given me great cause for concern and great relief at the same time. Cause … Continue reading

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