I’ve been meaning to contact you for a while now to say thanks for putting together and maintaining your website – you’re a real credit to the hobby. I grew up digging in dumps around the Philadelphia area in the 1970s, but have been living in the Woodlands (Texas) for the past 10 years or so.
The first bottle I ever dug was a large Warner’s Safe Cure, which I sold for $50. That was a lot of money to a 12 year old in 1973, but of course I would much rather have the bottle than the money now. My niece and her husband come over from Austin a few months back, and although they aren’t bottle collectors they loved all the colors and took a bunch of pictures. Attached is a nice shot of some fairly common Safe Cures sitting in a window.
I hope to make it to the Houston show this weekend and will stop by to say Hi. Thanks again for all your support of the hobby.
[PRG] I did meet Dick this past weekend at the Houston Antique Bottle Show (Read: 2012 Houston Antique Bottle Show – Rain or Shine!). What a nice guy. Dick is also one of our newest members of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors. Welcome! These are really nice pictures Dick.