January – February 2024 issue of AB&GC on newstands now

The January – February 2024 issue of AB&GC mailed on 14 December from our printer Modern Litho in Missouri. With postal delivery delays, the upcoming holiday season, it’s better to be early than late. The issue is full of great material and gets better all the time thanks to all our great authors and contributors. Of course the issue is also online to read. Just visit the Members Portal.

Antique Bottle & Glass Collector

Vol. 35 No. 1 | January – February 2024 | No. 271  

(Mailed 14 December 2023 – Visit the FOHBC Members Portal to read the online version same date as mailing)

Features: The surprising scientific weirdness of glass Brian Resnick 12 A Puce Eagle Tale Rick Weiner 31 I Hear a Train a ‘Comin’ It’s Comin Round the Bend, But the Caboose is Driving it! Steve Abbott 46

Vignettes: Bogardus Molds…I still have questions unanswered Ralph Finch 16 The Fleischmann Co. Orange Bitters Michael Seeliger 20 Demijohn Weights – We just visited the Sandwich Glass Museum Brian Bingham 22 Horse Collar Pads Peter Maas 26 ACL Corner #8 Land of Enchantment Mike Dickman 40 Julius Squeezer Peter Maas 52 The Saltsburg Glass Works Jay W. Hawkins 54 Cry me a river? No silly, Crimea-a-flask! Ralph Finch 58

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 Membership Additions & Changes 67 FOHBC Show-Biz–Calendar of Events 68 Membership Benefits, Ad Rates, Donations to the FOHBC 71 Membership Application & Advertising 72