Monthly Archives: October 2011

Memphis or Bust! FOHBC 2011 Memphis National Show and Sale

From the September – October 2011 issue of the FOHBC Bottles and Extras. This is a great magazine. Please become a member of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors. Memphis or Bust! Ferdinand Meyer V

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American Glass Gallery Auction #7 Starts 01 November!

Profusely illustrated, hardcopy catalogs for Auction #7 consisting of 232 Lots of fine bottles, flasks and blown glass are still only $10.00 post-paid! This includes a post-auction prices realized list following the close of the sale. To order: American Glass Gallery
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American Digger Magazine

[PRG] Really interesting group with obviously great links to our hobby. From their web site: American Digger was founded in 2004 by those who love the hobby. Our magazine is published bi-monthly in the USA. Our premier issue was dated … Continue reading

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Sad News…John “Digger” Odell

In from John and Margie Bartley: It is with great sadness and regret that I send along the news of the passing today of John “Digger” Odell. In a call I received from John Wolf this afternoon, I understand arrangements … Continue reading

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A Drinking Trio Tintype

A Drinking Trio Tintype 27 October 2011 In from the California Kid at Western Bitters News: The other day I noticed that great tintype of the Turners Bro’s. on Ferdinands web site, what a great image. So I decided to … Continue reading

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Pomade Jars at LAHBC Show and Tell

In from Dave Maryo, President Los Angeles Historical Bottle Club and FOHBC Western Region Director. On another subject I am still working on the West Region Bulletin and hope to have it out to the West Region members sometime this … Continue reading

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The Standard Fruit Jar Reference 2011- Long anticipated, now available

In from Greg Spurgeon… Dear Collector- The long-anticipated fruit jar reference volume: “THE STANDARD FRUIT JAR REFERENCE 2011” is now available. Representing several years of effort, this new 2011 version has been completely revised, updated, and expanded by Jerry McCann … Continue reading

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“R & G. A. Wright / Philada” Miniature Figural Bottle

“I am the star of this show” During the recent Heckler Columbus Day Weekend Event, I had the opportunity to sneak a peak at some of the fine items in the Thomas McCandless Sessions II and III Auctions. You had … Continue reading

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Some real standouts in the Heckler McCandless Session II

It is looking like Historical Flask prices continue to dominate the news in recent sales and auctions. The pieces are dominating the bidding. The well run Heckler | Thomas McCandless Collection: Session II auction was no exception. I’ve posted a … Continue reading

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Digger Down – Walter W. Bannon

Digger Down: The Thrills and Spills of an Antique Bottle Collector Welcome to the Web site (visit web site) of storyteller and author Walt Bannon. Walt has received praise for his imaginative storytelling and insightful and hilarious book. We invite … Continue reading

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