July–Aug issue AB&GC mailed on 15 June 2023!

This is a great issue full of different types of articles from some of our best researchers and authors. 72 color pages plus covers. Check it out. Regular and digital memberships available. Become a member. Lots of other benefits!

Antique Bottle & Glass Collector

Vol. 34 No. 4 | July – August 2023 | No. 268 

(Mailed 15 June 2023 – Visit the FOHBC Members Portal to read the online version same date as mailing)

Features: Registering Bottles Tod von Mechow 22 Pike’s Peak or Bust Jack Klotz 28 Henry William Spiegel’s American Flint Glass Manufactory James Duguid and John De Caro 40 Jarring Discoveries, The Fruitful Early Days of Collecting Mike Beardsley 45 Bottle Tumbling with a “Twist” Rod Vining 51

Vignettes: Something Smells Here…and Adam Koch swears that it’s not him Ralph Finch 12 ACL Corner #5 America the Beautiful Mike Dickman 16 Bitters Bottles Supplement 3 Ferdinand Meyer V 38

Departments: Table of Contents FOHBC Officers 2022-2024 2 FOHBC President’s Message Shards of Wisdom–Heard it Through the Grapevine FOHBC News, From and For Our Members 6 FOHBC Regional News Virtual Museum News Richard Siri 10 Lost & Found 60 Member Photo Gallery 64 Classified Ads & Ad Rate Info 66 FOHBC Show-Biz–Calendar of Shows & Events 68 History’s Corner Jim Bender 70 Membership Benefits, Display Ad Rates, Donations to the FOHBC 71 Membership Application, Classified Advertising & Article Submission 72