Tag Archives: Soda

No Fizz? Less Bizz!

by Ken Previtali 24 October 2017 In reading the Saving the Fizz post, a number of things came to mind. Keeping CO2 bubbles sealed in a bottle until they were set free to tickle the senses was indeed a challenge … Continue reading

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The back story to Saving the Fizz

How an interest that started almost 50 years ago manifested into a book on patent bottle closures The back story to Saving the Fizz 09 July 2017 My name is David Jones, a name that has always brought some comment … Continue reading

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Original Dr. Pepper “Dr. Pepper’s Pepsin Bitters” Formula

Original Dr. Pepper “Dr. Pepper’s Pepsin Bitters” Formula 28 October 2015 Here is an original piece that is quite fascinating. Incoming email from Lou Holis (Lake Alfred, Florida) that prompted some follow-up. Who would have thought there was a relationship … Continue reading

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Brazilian Soda Bitters – Indianapolis

Brazilian Soda Bitters – Indianapolis 01 January 2015 The Brazilian Soda Bitters is the third post in a week for a bitters from Indianapolis, Indiana. The other brands discussed were the Kaufman’s Celebrated Blue Jacket Bitters and Apple Brandy Bitters. The clipping … Continue reading

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FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Saturday Morning Seminars

FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Saturday Morning Seminars 09 August 2014 This group of pictures come from the Seminars that occurred on Saturday morning from 9:00 am until noon. There were three sets of paired seminars to give attendees a choice. All seemed to … Continue reading

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J. Grosman & Sons not J. Grossman & Sons

J. Grosman & Sons not J. Grossman & Sons New Orleans, Louisiana – Marshall, Texas and Dallas, Texas 25 July 2014 Ferdinand, enjoyed seeing you again at the Houston show, especially enjoyed the fish bitters in your display. I have attached two pictures pertaining … Continue reading

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California Aromatic Orange Bitters – San Francisco

California Aromatic Orange Bitters – San Francisco PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 11 February 2014 Here is another, what appears to be, unlisted “Orange” bitters from San Francisco, California. The California Aromatic Orange Bitters was put out by Irishman, … Continue reading

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Is there elegance and mystique in a milk glass soda bottle from Massachusetts?

Is there elegance and mystique in a milk glass soda bottle from Massachusetts? by Ken Previtali 21 January 2014 The post(s) on Gary Katzen’s remarkable white milk glass collection (Read: Why White? or How the %$#@! did you choose that Category?) were … Continue reading

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Manchester Display Photo Gallery

More pictures from the FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show in Manchester, New Hampshire. Display awards were announced this past Sunday afternoon near the conclusion of the show. Congratulations are in order to Michael George and his Stoddard Glass Factory exhibit … Continue reading

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Colored Pontiled St. Louis Sodas – Feltman Collection

Colored Pontiled St. Louis Sodas Tom Feltman Collection 28 June 2013 My wife said I will probably die in a privy and I told her SO BE IT. Hello Ferdinand, I live near St. Louis, Mo. and have been digging … Continue reading

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