2017 Issues

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Bottles and Extras

Vol. 28 No. 1 | January – February 2017 | No. 229

Features: Visit with Charles Gardner – Highlight of Collector’s Life Bill Baab 14 Mrs. Bush’s Specific Cure for Burns and Scalds: Did this cure actually work? Bill Baab 16 John Wedderburn Peddled False Hopes and Whiskey Jack Sillivan 20 The Color Amber – Not Brown – A “chocolate” Brown’s Celebrated Indian Herb Bitters Ferdinand Meyer V 24 Springfield Bound Jim Bender 32 A Silver Lining in that Storm? – Brown’s Aromatic Bitters Jack Klotz 56

Vignettes: Shards of Wisdom History’s CornerHow many remember T. Gunn? Bill Baab 14 FOHBC 2017 Springfield National Antique Bottle Convention & Expo – General Information & Dealer Contracts 38 Member Photo Gallery 64

Departments: FOHBC Officer Listing 2014-2016 2 President’s Message 3 FOHBC News, From and For Our Members 6 Classified Ads & Ad Rate Info 66 Membership Directory 67 FOHBC Show-Biz, Show Calendar Listings 68 Membership Application 72

Bottles and Extras

Vol. 28 No. 2 | March – April 2017 | No. 230

Features: The Beginnings of the Antique Bottle Collectors’ Association (ABCA) George Wagoner 10 Sanford Petts of Boston and the “Spirits of ’76″ Jack Sullivan 16 Edward Roome – Tobacconist Eric McGuire 20 California Favorite: The George Wissemann Company Steve Abbott 38 A Variety of New England Flasks Mark Vuono 55

Vignettes: Shards of Wisdom History’s CornerLost & Found (New!) 33 Contracts 38 Member Photo Gallery 64

Departments: FOHBC Officer Listing 2014-2016 2 President’s Message 3 FOHBC News, From and For Our Members 6 Classified Ads & Ad Rate Info 66 Membership Directory 67 FOHBC Show-Biz, Show Calendar Listings 68 Membership Application 72