2015 issues of Bottles and Extras

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Bottles and Extras

Vol. 26 No. 1 | January – February 2015 | No. 217      (Read Bottles and Extras)

Features: Marketing FOHBC National Shows Ferdinand Meyer V 10 The Post Civil War Bottlers of Des Moines Mark Wiseman 16 Scuba Diving for Bottles Steve Kijak 26 The History of Collecting Antique Bottles: Here’s Why Georgia’s on My Mind Bill Baab 38 The Bloody Past of Kearn’s Sunny Side Saloon Jack Sullivan 44 “In hoc vinces” Romaine’s Crimean Bitters Ferdinand Meyer V 50 A Weekend to Remember Jim Bender 58

Vignettes: Shards of Wisdom Histories Corner 5

Departments: FOHBC Officer Listing 2014-2016 2 President’s Message 3 FOHBC News, From and For Our Members 6 Classified Ads & Ad Rate Info 65 Membership Directory 67 FOHBC Show-Biz, Show Calendar Listings 68 Membership Application 72


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Bottles and Extras

Vol. 26 No. 2 | March – April 2015 | No. 218     (Read Bottles and Extras)

Features: Part 2 of Georgia Antique Bottle Collecting History: Here are Reasons Why Georgia’s Been on Bottle Collectors Minds Bill Baab 16 PDF Cincinnati – A Theory Mark Wiseman 24 House of Hair (and so much more) Jeff Mihalik and Tom Tokosh 28 The Passing of a Legend – Charles R. (Dick) Watson by some of his many friends 38 The Bottlers of Dubuque, The Early Years 1854-1863 Mark Wiseman 48 Michael Anderson – A Man with Everything Figural’d Out Jim Bender 54

Vignettes: Shards of Wisdom 4 Histories Corner 5

Departments: FOHBC Officer Listing 2014-2016 2 President’s Message 3 FOHBC News, From and For Our Members 6 Classified Ads & Ad Rate Info 65 Membership Directory 67 FOHBC Show-Biz, Show Calendar Listings 68 Membership Application 72


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Bottles and Extras

Vol. 26 No. 3 | May – June 2015 | No. 219     (Read Bottles and Extras)

Features: Part 2: The Bottlers of Dubuque, The Early Years 1854-1863 Mark Wiseman 12 Is There Really a Burton’s Bitters Ferdinand Meyer V 16 The Big Drink: Buffalo Springs Lithia Water Jack Sullivan 24 The Tommy Mitchiner Story, Part 3 of a 4-part series on Bottle Collecting in Georgia Bill Baab 30 This Anointing Bottle Fascinates Me Dr. Don Alkema 38 Late Persian Bottles – the Black Glass of the Middle East Phil Culhane 48 The National Bottle Museum Jim Bender 56

Vignettes: Shards of Wisdom 4 Histories Corner 63

Departments: FOHBC Officer Listing 2014-2016 2 President’s Message 3 FOHBC News, From and For Our Members 6 Classified Ads & Ad Rate Info 65 Membership Directory 67 FOHBC Show-Biz, Show Calendar Listings 68 Membership Application 72


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Bottles and Extras

Vol. 26 No. 4 | July – August 2015 | No. 220     (Read Bottles and Extras)

Features: All Aboard … Choo-Choo to Chattanooga 13 A Jar from 1820’s Indianapolis, J. R. Crumbaugh Mark C. Wiseman 20 The Brown Farm, A Bottle Diggers Paradise back in the 1960’s, it’s now Off Limits, final part of a four part series on Georgia Bottle Collecting Bill Baab 26 E. Dexter Loveridge – In the House, A Treasure Trove of Wahoo Bitters Items goes to Auction Ferdinand Meyer V 31 Curiosity May Have Killed the Cat, Not this Curious Bottle Collector Bill Johnson 38 Digging: From Bottle Collecting to Archaeology, By one who knows the truth Philo Gideon 42 Making Light of the great Jack Pelletier collection – The Bininger Man Jim Bender 48 The Story of Sarasota Springs, N.Y. Mineral Spring Water Jim Berry 56

Vignettes: Shards of Wisdom 4 Histories Corner 

Departments: FOHBC Officer Listing 2014-2016 2 President’s Message 3 FOHBC News, From and For Our Members 6 Classified Ads & Ad Rate Info 65 Membership Directory 67 FOHBC Show-Biz, Show Calendar Listings 68 Membership Application 72


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Bottles and Extras

Vol. 26 No. 5 | September – October 2015 | No. 221     (Read Bottles and Extras)

Features: Chattanooga National Antique Bottle Show Ferdinand Meyer V 1o In the Footsteps of New Jersey Glass Blowers Eric McGuire 32 Digging with Jackie Kracker, The Coal Country Bottle Mines Rick Wiener 38 A. P. Simms: “In” and “Outsted:” in Mississippi Jack Sullivan 46 Everything’s Better with Bitterquelle Ken Previtali 50 Charles Gardner Gets a ‘Love Token’ Scott Grandstaff 60

Vignettes: Shards of Wisdom 4 Histories Corner 

Departments: FOHBC Officer Listing 2014-2016 2 President’s Message 3 FOHBC News, From and For Our Members 6 Classified Ads & Ad Rate Info 65 Membership Directory 66 FOHBC Show-Biz, Show Calendar Listings 68 Membership Application 72


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Bottles and Extras

Vol. 26 No. 6 | November – December 2015 | No. 222     (Read Bottles and Extras)

Features: Uhl Pottery Jugs Kirk Reller 10 A Graphics Exploration & Selection for Springfield, Mass. in 2017 Ferdinand Meyer V 18 The Cooneys of Nashvile and the Doom of a Texas Town Jack Sullivan 24 Memories from the Gulf Coast Bottle & Jar Club – The Ultimate Scrap Book Alton Neatherlin & Ferdinand Meyer V 30 Georgian Having Barrels of Fun Collecting Barrels Bill Baab 38 Dr. Wiliam H. Sweeting and the Flag Salt Remedy Company of Savannah, New York John M. Spellman 42 Three Little Milwaukee Stoneware Pigs Steven Libbey 54 Collecting Historical Flasks in 1896 Jon Landers & Jim Bender 58

Vignettes: Shards of Wisdom 4 Histories Corner 5 Crusader Against Glassware Trickery Bill Baab 62

Departments: FOHBC Officer Listing 2014-2016 2 President’s Message 3 FOHBC News, From and For Our Members 6 Classified Ads & Ad Rate Info 65 Membership Directory 66 FOHBC Show-Biz, Show Calendar Listings 68 Membership Application 72