Category Archives: Advice

Advice to Bottle ad Glass Collectors

Daily Dose | April • June 2018

April • June  |  2 0 1 8 23 May 2018 | Wednesday Jeeze, could there be a more pronounced embossing! You could stamp concrete with this puppy. On eBay now. 15 May 2018 | Tuesday Ferdinand, I picked this up recently. It is … Continue reading

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Looking at some French Bitters

Looking at some French Bitters French Bitters – Morse & Williams – Milwaukee, Wisconsin 01 March 2018 (R•032318) A really cool French Bitters (pictured above) put out by Morse & Williams showed up on the Glass Works Auctions | Auction 119 … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | January • March 2018

January • March  |  2 0 1 8 28 March 2018 | Wednesday NEW FIND! Example of a Betterton Brothers Home Bitters from Kingston, Tennessee. “Came out of a basement here in Roanoke. Guy had know idea where he got it.” – Travis Layman Read: The … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | October • December 2 0 1 7

October • December  |  2 0 1 7 24 December 2017 | Sunday I like this Drake’s Plantation Bitters lot from the last Glass Works Auctions Auction 117 . 21 December 2017 | Thursday A nice advertising trade card for Fitzpatrick’s 50 Cent Stomach … Continue reading

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The donated bottle display that I spoke of at the national show

The donated bottle display that I spoke of at the national show 17 August 2017 Hi Ferdinand: These photo’s are of the permanent display that I assembled for the East Hartford Public Library with the help of many collectors on … Continue reading

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The back story to Saving the Fizz

How an interest that started almost 50 years ago manifested into a book on patent bottle closures The back story to Saving the Fizz 09 July 2017 My name is David Jones, a name that has always brought some comment … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | July • September 2 0 1 7

July • September  |  2 0 1 7 15 August 2017 Ferd, here is the provenance on the Elk Bitters. It was found about a month ago at a farm auction at Smithville, MO. It was simply laying in a bucket on a farm … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | April • June 2 0 1 7

April • June  |  2 0 1 7 28 June 2017 Dingen’s Napolean Cocktail Bitters from Buffalo, New York. Figural banjo. Pretty darn cool. Working on thirty-six (36) rotational photos taken by Alan DeMaison when we both worked in Houston recently doing 3-D imaging … Continue reading

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Peachridge Glass: 2017 Select Mailbox Letters

Please feel free to send any antique bottle or glass questions to ferdinand@peachridgeglass.com. The information will be posted if relevant or of interest to the readers. I will try to answer or wait for another reader to respond. Quality images … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | January • March 2 0 1 7

January • March  |  2 0 1 7 20 March 2017 Cool Ardon Bitters wallet picked up by Robert Cohen. “I got this exceptionally rare Antique Leather Bitters Advertising Wallet, from Saint Louis.” Joe Gourd followed up with the paper piece below. 19 March 2017 … Continue reading

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