Daily Archives: 18 April 2011

Amazing Film Clip of Cable Car In San Francisco In 1906

***This just in from West Coast Marble Collector and Dealer Bill O’Conner… Watch Video This film was “lost” for many years. It was the first 35mm film ever that has come to light. It was taken by a camera mounted … Continue reading

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XR Uncle-Toms-Bitters Shows Up on eBay

I have been snatching up extremely rare square and rectangular Bitters Bottles on eBay for years and have been doing pretty well. This was not the case last night, Sunday, 17 April 2011. I had been watching this R/H U5 … Continue reading

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Big Boy Lightning Rod Ball

**email from Jeff Burkhardt to Ferdinand Meyer 17 April 2011…regarding our respective Lightning Rod Ball collections… Ferdinand- You got balls, I got balls, but do ‘ya have these balls? Yes, the 5-1/2″ POINT PLEAT is a “big-boy”. It dwarfs “big” … Continue reading

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