Tag Archives: Charles Aprill

2013 Manchester Banquet Picture Gallery

FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show Banquet I wanted to get a few pictures of the 2013 FOHBC Manchester Antique Bottle Show Banquet out as fast as I could. Look for an upcoming article in Bottles and Extras. Great turn-out, … Continue reading

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2013 Bottle Battle Highlights

New England Bottle Battle I wanted to get some posts and pictures out as quickly as I could. It has been insane here in a good way. A few pictures have been put up on the PRG facebook page. The … Continue reading

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Skull Shaped Poison Bottles – A frightening favorite

P O I S O N   –   P A T    A P P L ‘ D    F O R A skull and crossbones is a symbol consisting of a human skull and two long bones crossed … Continue reading

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Three Bottles with New Orleans seals

Bottles with New Orleans seals  PEYCHAUD’S, DELPIT’S & SARRAZIN. Age range 1840’s through 1870’s.  “I’ve always felt the DELPIT’S was the oldest, the SARRAZIN the most recent.” Charles Aprill Dr. Charles Aprill from the Big Easy, submits these wonderful pictures … Continue reading

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Peychaud’s New Orleans Seal found in Appomattox River

Peychaud’s New Orleans Seal found in Appomattox River 01 October 2012 This mysterious email and pictures (almost like they were taken underwater, appeared in my inbox this weekend. Here is the brief email: “The bottle is like the one on … Continue reading

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“the Buchanan Cannons”

“the Buchanan Cannons” 16 August 2012 Buchanan’s Malt Whiskey Buchanan Sour Mash Whiskey Buchanan’s Extract of Sugar Corn In late June of this year, I felt like I was wrapping up the Figural Cannon Series (see bottom of page) with … Continue reading

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Solomon’s Strengthening & Invigorating Bitters – Savannah, Ga.

SOLOMONS’ STRENGTHENING BITTERS SAVANNAH, GEORGIA 13 August 2012 (Post updated 18 December 2012) (R•020219) Sometimes I have bottle posts that take a longer and broader range approach such as the Fancy Square Series and the Figural Barrel Series etc. Other … Continue reading

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Swift’s Syphilitic Specific – “Hey, I’ve got Syphilis”

S S S “Hey, I’ve got Syphilis. Do you have any medicine for me?” “Sure, try some Swift’s Syphilitic Specific” “Thanks, just what I need” I like it when Dr. Charles Aprill (New Orleans) stirs things up with a post … Continue reading

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Blue Wells Miller & Provost & blue cathedral pepper sauce question?

Blue Wells Miller & Provost & blue cathedral pepper sauce question? 05 August 2012 Dr. Charles Aprill (New Orleans), saw the picture above in another post, and commented, “In the top row, there are two blue bottles. Is the left … Continue reading

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Snuff Jars from the Jane & Charles Aprill Collection (and some more)

Charles Aprill continues to dazzle us all with the pictures he keeps posting. We know the Aprills from New Orleans for the best of blue glass (Read: The Charles & Jane Aprill Blue Gallery). Just when you think you are getting … Continue reading

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