Daily Archives: 7 April 2011

Please Become a FOHBC Member!

Our future depends on growth and new members. Please support the hobby and become a member of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors.

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New Design for the FOHBC Web Site in the Works

Ferdinand Meyer V (FOHBC Board Member) presented the new design for the FOHBC web site to the FOHBC Board at the Baltimore Board Meeting in March 2011. The design is much more intuitive and visually pleasing. The Board voted unanimously … Continue reading

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Blue Fish Bitters – Catch of the Show

*Reprinted from American Bottle Auctions post after the FOHBC Pomona, California Show in August 2009. Collectors got more than they bargained for at the FOHBC National Bottle Show held in Pomona, this past weekend of August 1st. To everyone’s surprise Ferdinand Meyer … Continue reading

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Flat Quilted Lightning Rod Balls

Lightning Rod Balls do not get the airplay of say Target Balls, Fire Grenades or Witch Balls, but in my camp, these balls rule. Pictured above is my color run of Quilted Flat Lightning Rod Balls. Company pattern of the George … Continue reading

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Bryant’s Stomach Bitters aka The Cone

Bryant’s Stomach Bitters aka The Cone 07 April 2011 (R•052714) (R•120414) (R•061117) (R•081218) (R•022719) Dr. George N. W. Bryant started an apothecary in New York City in 1845 and by the early 1850s, had created what has become one of the … Continue reading

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Heckler Auction 89 GII-8 Eagle Medallion Historical Flask

This wonderful Historical Flask sold in the March 2010 Heckler 89 Auction. The listing is as follows: Eagle – Medallion Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh District, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. 1820-1840. Brilliant olive yellow, sheared mouth – pontil scar, pint; (1/4 inch shallow … Continue reading

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Heckler sells General Jackson Eagle Portrait Flask in Auction 90

Norman Heckler announced on their web site the sale of an extraordinary General Jackson | Eagle Flask in their Auction 90. The auction listing is as follows… GII-66   General Jackson. ” And Bust – “J.R. / Laird. S.C. Pitt.” … Continue reading

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Glass Works Auctions

Probably the most prolific Antique Bottle and Glass Auction House is conducted by Jim and Janice Hagenbuch and his Glass Works Auctions. They are based out of East Greenville, Pennsylvania. He is nearing his 100th Auction!

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Pole Top Discoveries – Glass Discoveries Auction House

Ray Klingensmith has expanded big time from conducting the best Insulator Auctions to conducting Bottle and Glass Auctions with Glass Discoveries. Ray’s write-up from his site notes that Pole Top Discoveries and Glass Collector Services are owned and operated by Ray … Continue reading

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American Glass Gallery

One of the newer players in the Glass auction business is John Pastor who heads up American Glass Gallery. John R. Pastor has been a collector, dealer, auctioneer and appraiser of antique bottles, flasks, and related glass for more than … Continue reading

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