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

Bottles and Extras

Vol. 28 No. 3 | May – June 2017 | No. 231    (Coming Soon!)

Features: Historical Look at Springfield Jim Bender 14 Maddox Park: Diggers’ Delight Down in Dixie Bill Baab 22 He dug in the park for 51 weekends Dave Swetmon 25 Jack Ryan, His Flask, and “The Wild Bunch” Jack Sullivan 29 Warner’s Safe Cure “No City” Michael Seeliger 34 Collecting Club Bottles: Glimpses into the Past of Our Great Hobby Bill Baab 38 My Visit to the Philadelphia Museum of Art to see its cross-swirled Pitkin Dana Charlton-Zarro 52

Vignettes: Shards of Wisdom History’s CornerLost & Found 61 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