Category Archives: Shaving Mugs

Capt. John B. Morris Occupational Shaving Mug

Ferdinand: I did get an interesting barber related piece this month. We were in Florida on vacation and I got a phone call from a friend of mine who said he heard a nice occupational shaving mug turned up at a … Continue reading

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Saloons and Establishments from Yesteryear

Ketcham | Yesteryear Gallery Steve Ketcham Early American Bottles, Advertising, and Stoneware Saloons and Establishments from Yesteryear 01 September 2012 Presenting the fifth gallery of vintage pictures from up North as new material has come in from Steve Ketcham. This is … Continue reading

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Chief Mike – Barber Shop Art & Collectables

I have to say, I meet some interesting people online through this site, the FOHBC site and the facebook bottle and glass sites. In this case it is Chief Mike Murro. Enjoy… Barber-shopping for me started with shining shoes with … Continue reading

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Occupational Shaving Mugs

I have not written or posted about Occupational Shaving Mugs before though I have to admit, each time that Glass Works Auctions comes around with a new auction, I look at the vintage mugs hoping that a Ferdinand Meyer or … 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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