Monthly Archives: August 2011

Knock – Knock

Knock-Knock… Who’s there? NJ Door Knockers here, you have any bottles? Just a Woodgate’s Plantation Bitters… Did this really happen? Am I dreaming? Pinch myself… 

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Canyonville, Oregon Show Announcement – 14 & 15 October!

Jefferson State Antique Bottle, Insulator & Collectible Show Dear fellow collectors and dealers; 2011 marks the arrival of yet another Canyonville Show (visit chamber of commerce). As the adage goes; If it ain’t broke – don’t fix it (view and … Continue reading

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Civil War Medicine (and Writing) Needs a Bigger Cake

We’re Going to Need a Bigger Cake ! (301 Posts!) In from Jim Schmidt… Well, yesterday’s entry marked 300 posts for the “Civil War Medicine (and Writing)” blog! Huzzah! Huzzah! Huzzah! That’s a tricentennial, or in the spirit of the … Continue reading

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Nice Grouping of Lancaster Cornucopia & Urn Flasks

 Cornucopia & Urn’s GIII-17 Pint Flasks Mike Stephano says at Bottle Collectors on Facebook “Ok, my turn to show off. I love Lancaster Cornucopia & Urn’s, here’s my row of GIII-17 Pints”. PRG agrees and really likes this picture. Nice … Continue reading

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Millican, Texas

Received an email from Tom OShea that I thought was interesting. Jim Schmidt, read on, you have any info on Millican? Hello, My name is Tom OShea. I met you at the Houston bottle show. I joined FOHBC per your … Continue reading

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Life is Good in the South

Life is Good in the South A Jack Daniels Fishing Story 19 August 2011 I went fishing this morning, but after a short time I ran out of worms. Then, out of the corner of my eye, I saw a … Continue reading

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Jim Schmidt – C. H. Mason’s Vegetable Cancer Cure – 1908 Letter

Please make SURE you follow the writings and posts of Jim Schmidt at CIVIL WAR MEDICINE (AND WRITING) blog. I met Jim in Houston recently. He is really passionate about his work. You put him and Dan Cowman together and watch … Continue reading

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Nice Article on Jeff Wichmann at Mad Marbles

Jeff is my man. I look up to him as the ‘big guy’ in the bottle world. He took me in first and led me in the right direction on many fronts. Visit American Bottle Auctions. Hope to see you … Continue reading

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Tattoo Work Inspired by Glass

Lance Westfall A tribute to his passion of digging, collecting, western whiskies and the FOHBC I did an earlier post today about the circle J.H. Cutter planned shoot-out (see post) at the FOHBC Reno 2012 Expo and it got me … Continue reading

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Baltimore Hole Diggers – These Guys are Serious!

I have written about Chris Rowell before. He is an amazing guy in Baltimore that I met through the Baltimore Antique Bottle Club to which I belong. These are a few of his pictures from a dig last saturday. He and … Continue reading

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