March – April 2024 issue of AB&GC posted early!

The March–April 2024 issue of AB&GC mailed early on 12 February from our printer Modern Litho in Missouri. With postal delivery delays, 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. 2 | March – April 2024 | No. 272  

Features: Antique Mirrors – Picture this: Reflections of the Past Ralph Finch 21 In the Witness Protection Program Jack Klotz 30 Mold–Blown Glass Russian Tea Caddies Richard Sheaff 48

Vignettes: John & Mary Wolf and medicine bottles that claim to “Cure” Dann Louis 12 ACL Corner #9 Mammals Mike Dickman 14 Transporting Antique Bottles – The Jerry Box Ferdinand Meyer V 28 A Toast to Collecting Diversity Ralph Finch 41 American Antique Glass Masterpieces and the Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals Ferdinand Meyer V 56

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