Daily Archives: 21 February 2013

Looking back at the Tony Shank Bitters Collection – Part I

A couple years back, Tom Lines (Birmingham, Alabama) asked me if I would like some pictures of the legendary Tony Shank collection. Of course I said yes. Tom was kind enough to get the 35mm slide transparencies converted into digital … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Series – Old Cabin Bitters

OLD CABIN BITTERS Pictured on top: “Old Cabin / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of a rectangular two story log cabin, red amber, applied sloping collared mouth – smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches. R/H #O19 Great … Continue reading

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Lightning Rod Exhibit at the Franklin Institute

F – Thought you’d find interesting. (Some Executive at) AMC Pictures collects LIGHTNING RODS. Dealer Ted Storb in Connecticut sold many of these to him. JEFF (FROGGY) BURKHARDT Hi All, Jeanne and I visited family in Philadelphia last weekend and … Continue reading

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