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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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Belmont Tonic Herb Bitters – Philadelphia 23 January 2015 (R•053017) If you are wondering why I have used cigar label art above when I am writing about the Belmont Tonic Herb Bitters, it is because Benjamin Labe was primarily a … Continue reading

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Cool Bottle Embossings

Cool Bottle Embossings 13 June 2012 The recent post for RADAM’S MICROBE KILLER (read: From Texas – Wm. Radam’s Microbe Killer) with the uniquely embossed patient beating off death and a skeleton, I started to think about other bottles and jars that … Continue reading

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ABCR Auction 6 – Dingo on Fruit Jar & more

In from Travis Dunn from down under. Where else can you find a Dingo on a fruit jar! We are pleased to advise you all that the catalogue for Auction 6 is now available for viewing at http://www.rtam.com/abcr/cgi-bin/CATALL.CGI. The Auction will … Continue reading

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