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The Bust of Columbia Liberty Cap Eagle Historical Flask

The Bust of Columbia Liberty Cap Eagle Historical Flask 22 February 2016 (R•022416) (R•031416) Just when you wonder when the long drought and absence of killer bottles will end, up comes this off-the-chart great Bust of Columbia with Liberty Cap – American Eagle … Continue reading

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A Rarity in Connecticut Glass

A Rarity in Connecticut Glass 30 September 2015 Incoming e-mail and pictures of a killer Sheaf of Wheat – “Westford Glass Co” Pictorial Flask, Westford Glass Works, Westford, Connecticut, 1860-1872. Photographs are so nice! Just a reminder, that we are open to all … Continue reading

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FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Glass Works Thoroughbred Auction

FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Glass Works Thoroughbred Auction 12 August 2014 This next group of pictures come from the “Thoroughbred Auction” conducted by Jim Hagenbuch and Glass Works Auctions. The event occurred on Saturday evening from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm. Helping Jim out … Continue reading

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Look What I Found!

Look What I Found! Pam Selenak 30 June 2014 So we stopped at an antique shop on the way to the Reno Antique Bottle show and Randy and I saw this demijohn case. Although it had Pacific Coast Glass Works … Continue reading

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The Bust of Lafayette – Coventry Glass Works Mold

The Bust of Lafayette – Coventry Glass Works Mold Mold Section Found in the River in Mansfield, Connecticut 28 May 2014 John Pastors, American Glass Gallery Auction #12 ends this evening and I sit here watching a few items of … 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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Two Extraordinary Wide Mouth Sunburst Snuff Jars

Two Extraordinary Wide Mouth Sunburst Snuff Jars 21 March 2014 Many of you may remember the extraordinary wide mouth Keene Glass Works, wide mouth Sunburst flask that was sold by Glass Works Auctions at the FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show … Continue reading

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Beneath Lincoln’s ass they used to load a lot of glass.

Beneath Lincoln’s ass they used to load a lot of Glass Washington City Glass Works – ‘Old Glass House’ by Stephen Atkinson 14 March 2014 Unknown to most Washingtonians and other Americans, and particularity we few in the glass collecting … Continue reading

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Dr. Green’s Poleish Bitters; yes it is spelled wrong.

Dr. Green’s Poleish Bitters; yes it is spelled wrong (on the bottle). 14 March 2014 I suppose I could make some sort of ethnic joke here with the way “Polish” is spelled on the Dr. Green’s Poleish Bitters, but I … Continue reading

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The Isabella Glass Works of Thomas Stanger – 1841 to 1856

The Isabella Glass Works of Thomas Stanger – 1841 to 1856 Part 3 by Stephen Atkinson 13 March 2014 Part 1: Frederick Stanger and John Marshall 1831-1832 Part 2: Thomas Wriggins Stanger and John Marshall 1832-1839 Thomas Stanger began building a new … Continue reading

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