Category Archives: Pot Lids

Soldier’s True Friend, Holloway’s Ointment & Pills

Soldier’s True Friend, Holloway’s Ointment & Pills For Wounds either occasioned by the Bayonet, Sabre or the Bullet, Sores or Bruises. 14 April 2014 I could not help but to get side tracked with George W. Holloway, the Syracuse Druggist, yesterday … Continue reading

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Xavier Bazin, Steam Fancy Soap Works and Perfumery

Hello Ferdinand: Have enclosed some pictures of an interesting bottle that I dug in St. Louis. I dug this large flint glass pictured hair bottle from a pontiled era privy. It is a large bottle 8 1/2″ tall and 4″ … Continue reading

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Australian National Bottle Show pictures in…

Dear Ferdinand, Hope all is well state side. The Aussie Bottle National has come and gone this past weekend. Just over 3,500 folks came for a look which is a new record for the Sunshine Coast Club and unprecedented in … Continue reading

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L. Deloche, Pharmacien Encoignure Dumain & Bourbon, Nouvelle Orleans – Pot Lid

I was looking at this pretty cool New Orleans pot lid on ebay last night wondering if Greg Dean or Rex Barbour (both major pot lit collectors living in Australia) knew anything about it. Also Dr. Charles Aprill (New Orleans), had he any … Continue reading

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Mailbox Letters – March 2013

March Mail starting to pile up again. Thanks for all of the emails and information everyone. Meeting a Collector on My Flight to Baltimore Hello Ferdinand, It was a pleasure meeting you and learning about glass on the flight the … Continue reading

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Looking at a few of my favorites in ABCR Auction 10

A B C R    A U C T I O N    10 Closing Saturday November 17th, 2012 at 8:00 PM AEST Visit Auction Travis Dunn with ABCR Auctions announces their Auction 10: The catalogue is now available for viewing – Auction … Continue reading

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Quack Pot Lids Display (Australia to Reno)

D I S P L A Y    S E R I E S Quack Pot Lids – Rex and Joanna Barber West Australia, Australia Here is the next in the series of expanded coverage of the wonderful displays at the 2012 … Continue reading

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Caloundra Bottle and Collectibles Show – Queensland

In from FOHBC member Greg Dean from Down Under… Hi Ferdinand, Hope all  is well with you stateside. Thought I’d share a few images for the Federation Web from one of the bigger bottle shows in Australia staged last weekend. … Continue reading

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Just Love These Pot Lids at ABCR Auctions | Auction 8

[In from Travis Dunn from Down Under] Bidding will go live on ABCR Auction 8 on April 18th at 8 pm, with the auction closing on April 28th at 8 pm. Yes, a 10 day auction this time. There really … Continue reading

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A New Way to Spot Repairs on Pot Lids

A New Way to Spot Repairs on Pot Lids – Greg Dean There has been a lot written about how to spot Pot Lid repairs over the years. Most now understand the advantages of Ultra Violet lamps and magnification. Personally … Continue reading

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