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I recently picked up a Summer/Winter GX-15 Pontil Pint Aquamarine Flask

I recently picked up a Summer/Winter GX-15 Pontil Pint Aquamarine Flask 12 February 2015 It seemed like a nice day to do a post on a Summer Winter flask and put the Winter side on the top of the page. … Continue reading

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Hufeland Swiss Stomach Bitters

Hufeland Swiss Stomach Bitters 14 September 2014 (R•091814) Jerry Forbes brought a labeled Hufeland Swiss Stomach Bitters from the Downieville Bottle Show back to our cabin last night. I think he purchased it for $25. This joins some other exciting bitters that were … Continue reading

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Kentucky’s Top 25 Rarest Bottles

In honor of and in preparation for the upcoming FOHBC 2014 National Antique Bottle Show in Lexington, Kentucky, I thought it would be nice to look at the Top 25 Kentucky’s Rarest Bottles. I will try to add pictures if I have … Continue reading

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Washington – Taylor (Portrait Only) Historical Flasks

WASHINGTON  TAYLOR PORTRAIT  FLASKS 27 January 2013 (R•061717) Since starting out as a Bitters collector back in 2002, I have ‘strayed’ slightly from my course a couple of times into the Historical Flask world. As a specialist in color runs I found … Continue reading

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A question regarding an “Old Taylor” find

IN EVERY APPLIANCE AND APPOINTMENT, OUR DISTILLERIES ARE THE MOST COMPLETE AND PERFECT IN AMERICA I was wondering if you could do an article on this Old Taylor bottle…maybe figure out where in the heck it came from? Dad wants … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Series – Old Homestead Wild Cherry Bitters

Log Cabin Series – Old Homestead Wild Cherry Bitters 24 November 2012 (R•052814) (R•031817) OLD FOLKS AT HOME! O L D    H O M E S T E A D W I L D    C H E R … Continue reading

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Washington – Taylor Portrait Flask out of the woodwork….or something like that

“Our flask was recovered from a privy in the Historic District in downtown Savannah. The privy dated to about 1820 and was in use until around 1900. The bottle was recovered from a “cleanout” pit about 8 feet deep adjacent … Continue reading

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Three Killer Historical Portrait Flasks close at Heckler Last Night

Three (3) killer Historical Portrait Flasks closed last evening at Session III of The Thomas McCandless Collection auction. Call backs are now. Look at the prices for these three top shelf specimens. Lot: 183  Washington – Classical Bust Portrait Flask, Bridgeton Glass Works, … Continue reading

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A Bottle You Might Want to Lick – WT Quart with Bubbles

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Old Home Bitters – Wheeling, West Virginia

Old Home Bitters – Wheeling, West Virginia 05 June 2011 (R•0312) A question in from bitters bottle authority Bill Ham: “Ferdinand: Did you see the OLD HOME BITTERS that showed up at Mansfield a few weeks ago? Do you know if it … Continue reading

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