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Looking forward to Bitters Bottles Supplement 2

Looking forward to Bitters Bottles Supplement 2 02 February 2014 (Updated 09 February 2014 with Bill Ham Response) The following e-mail came in from James Viguerie that poses some questions that some of you may be wondering yourselves. Bill will be … Continue reading

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USA Hospital Dept Bottles – Theft Report!

USA Hospital Dept Bottles – Theft Report! 27 January 2014 Collectors, PLEASE be on the lookout for these bottles below. They were in a package reportedly stolen from what I now have learned is an unsecured USPS sorting facility. It … Continue reading

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Looking at some Incoming Bottle Boxes

Looking at some Incoming Bottle Boxes 18 January 2014 Yesterday on Daily Dose and PRG Facebook I posted the above picture and said, “Whew, been away since Tuesday. Very busy. How about a dose every three days? It is nice to … Continue reading

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Key West Revisited – Another Quest to Dive For Bottles | Layers

Key West Revisited – Another Quest to Dive For Bottles | Bottles and Extras Cover Layers 06 December 2013 I thought I would give those interested, a peak at the January | February 2014 issue of Bottles and Extras. The issue has exciting … Continue reading

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FOHBC Board Members visit Lexington

FOHBC Board Members visit Lexington FOHBC board members plan for the 2014 National Antique Bottle Show in Lexington, Kentucky by Randee Kaiser On October 23rd, FOHBC Conventions Director Tom Phillips, 2nd Vice-President Jamie Houdeshell and National Show Co-chairs Sheldon Baugh … Continue reading

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Newburgh (Glass House Co.) 1751-1759

Newburgh  (Glass House Co.)  1751 – 1759 Part 1 of a Series by Stephen Atkinson 11 September 2013 The manufacture of glass was commenced in the village of New Windsor near present day Newburgh, 66 miles north of New York City, … Continue reading

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Sometimes it feels great to get things done!

Antique Bottle Eye Candy! Ferdinand, Have a look at these… Sometimes it feels great to get things done! My enclosed, properly lit cabinet came out wonderful. Now with a flip of a lightswitch I can enjoy my glass anytime! My … Continue reading

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Looking for Bottles Carried on the Steamboat Arabia

T H E    S T E A M B O A T    A R A B I A Looking at famed Civil War author Jim Schmidt’s interview with Andrew W. Hall and the Galveston-Houston Packet this morning made me … Continue reading

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Burnable Bottles – Hand Crafted Antique Bottle Candles

Rick Meech Burchfield (Flaschenjager@aol.com) recently updated his great web site AntiqueBottleHunter.com and added an interesting retail component for Burnable Bottles. I think he has done a fine job here. The photographs are excellent too. Just in time for the holidays! … Continue reading

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Bowls of Color at the end of Autumn

“I was taking pics and this came down and landed in the bowl…” RICK CIRALLI Posting some refreshingly different utilitarian bowls in a variety of autumn colors. Kudos to Rick Ciralli, his passion for glass and for sharing these wonderful … Continue reading

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