2012 Baltimore Bottle Show Report

This show wears me out and this year took the cake. When we finally returned to Houston we were tired, spent and exhausted. It was a good feeling though, the kind of satisfaction you get from working outside all day, or visiting New York City or spending Christmas with the kids and family.

Read the rest in the May | June 2012 issue of Bottles and Extras which is available to all FOHBC Members. Become a member and get Bottles and Extras.

Adam Koch always giving away free bottle information

Dazzling group of Bitters and Inks displayed on glass shelves

Examples from The Saxe Collection | upcoming Glass International Auction

Large Demijohn proudly sits for all to admire

Lots of great bottles lined up in tiers for sale

Three killer Drakes Plantation Bitters on the Jeff Burkhardt sales table

Gorgeous Flasks with a Suffolk Bitters pig at the Ed & Kathy Gray table

Ed & Kathy Gray - GreatAntiqueBottles.com

One of my favorites at the Ed & Kathy Gray sales table

Bottles tagged for sale

Nice line-up of Cathedral Pickle Bottles

Indian keeping watch over a sales table

Glass Insulators

Jason Heckler and Mark Vuono at the Norman C. Heckler Tables.

Ferdinand Meyer table display (spool cabinet) with inks and Figurals

More glass and stoneware variety

Jim Scharnagel from Gainesville, Georgia - lull before the storm