Daily Archives: 13 April 2012

Occupational Shaving Mugs

I have not written or posted about Occupational Shaving Mugs before though I have to admit, each time that Glass Works Auctions comes around with a new auction, I look at the vintage mugs hoping that a Ferdinand Meyer or … Continue reading

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My First Bottle Tattoo – Nic Queen

I am working on a feature article in the next FOHBC Bottles and Extras for the recent Baltimore Bottle Show and was remembering the really cool tattoo that Nic Queen had on his leg. He even had it on the … Continue reading

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Prickly Ash Bitters – Meyer Brothers Drug Company

Prickly Ash Bitters Meyer Brothers Drug Company 13 April 2012 (R•112713 – Western photograph of sign) (R•111215) (R•032819) (R•051119-TC Swanson) (R•102619-1880 Newspaper ad) Dana Charlton-Zarro asked the following question over on one of the bottle collecting pages on Facebook. This gave … Continue reading

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Jeffrey S. Evans – Some Great Early American Glass Pieces

I wanted to make sure everyone had Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates on their radar. I’ve been noticing some past and upcoming auctions with some fine glass pieces. Jeffrey was kind enough to send me pictures of some stand-out glass … Continue reading

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