Highlands Bitters and Scotch Tonic – 1990 Federation Glass Works Article
14 April 2013
Gene Bradberry (Memphis, Tennessee) mailed me this super article from the Federation Glass Works in 1990. The Highlands Bitters and Scotch Tonic came from Memphis. This was the monthly publication of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors (FOHBC). We’ve come a long way baby. Alan DeMaison (FOHBC Business Manager) and I are spearheading an effort to archive all past issues and articles from the Federation.
Gene Bradberry, FOHBC Director-at-Large, is a retired Memphis policeman, and has a BS degree in police administration from Memphis State University. Gene was one of the founding members of the Memphis Bottle Collectors Club. He Joined the ABCA in 1968 and was past president. He has run many bottle shows including the Memphis Expo in 2004 and the Memphis National in 2011. Gene has been collecting bottles since 1966 and is also a Life Member of the FOHBC. Gene has been married for 51 years to his high school sweetheart and has two sons and five grandchildren. He has also been involved in Scouting for 64 years.