Monthly Archives: April 2011

Australian Bottle Collectables Review

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I am on the mailing list for ABCR Auctions which is conducting an auction now. ABCR is headed up by Travis Dunn. Travis is based out of Victoria, Australia. Travis got me thinking about some of the Austrailian Bitters we … Continue reading

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Happy Easter – CD 700 Egg Insulators

From Pole Top Discoveries recently completed Auction 64.

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FOHBC EXPO 2012 In Reno!

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S.F. Gaslight Ammonia now Greer’s Washing Ammonia?

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S.F. Gaslight Ammonia now Greer’s Washing Ammonia? 23 April 2011 On my visit to see the Robert Frank Collection late last year in Lompoc, California I was drawn to this beautiful, light canary yellow bottle in one of his display … Continue reading

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While visiting with the prominent collector Sandor Fuss this past week in Denver, I again was struck by the beauty, size and color of the famous Harrison’s Columbia Ink. This big ink would dominate any other display setting but somehow … Continue reading

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Two Sexy Ladies – Cassin’s Grape Brandy Bitters

Two Sexy Ladies – Cassin’s Grape Brandy Bitters 23 April 2011 On a trip out west to visit the prominent collector Robert Frank late last year, I was able to see and hold two of my most favorite Bitters bottles … Continue reading

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Young America or Young Frankenstein?

Young America or Young Frankenstein? 21 April 2011 (R•110914) (R•111014) Along with collecting and specializing in the beautiful color runs, I cherish the freakish and absurdly crude, rare and x-rare bitters squares. This example of a Young America Stomach Bitters … Continue reading

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Maryo Visit to the Getty Villa

Just in from Dave Maryo (FOHBC Western Region Director and President Los Angeles Historical Bottle Club) who with his wife Cindy, just visited the Getty Villa in Malibu this past weekend to see the Greek and Roman glass on display. … Continue reading

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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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