May – June 2024 issue of AB&GC now on newstands!

The May– June 2024 issue of AB&GC mailed on 18 April from our printer Modern Litho in Missouri. 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 available online to read. Just visit the FOHBC Member Portal.

Antique Bottle & Glass Collector

Vol. 35 No. 3 | May – June 2024 | No. 273  

(Mailed 18 April 2024 – Visit the FOHBC Member Portal to read the online version same date as mailing)

Features: Ladies Star – Delicate Ladies Should Consult Dr. Herdan Eric McGuire 28 Best Drinking Water in Charleston David Kyle Rakes 42 What’s Underfoot in Houston? Ferdinand Meyer V 48

Vignettes: ACL Corner #10 Buildings Mike Dickman 12 Tom Paskiewicz, Wannalancet Indian Bitters, Quincy Chamberlain, Lowell, Mass., Charlie Martin Jr. and the last sachem of the Pennacook Ferdinand Meyer V 16 Found: Peacock Blue Stopper for Ayer’s Hair Vigor Bottle John Savastio 22 Jim Healy Comes Through Again for Houston 24! Elizabeth Meyer 25 Everyone Loves a Dromgoole’s Ralph Finch 34 English Female Bitters & Yellow Fever Ferdinand Meyer V and Joe Gourd 36 Promising Cures: Mrs. Soule’s Eradicator – The Flower or the Worm? Andy Rapoza 54 Having a Ball in Balltimore Ralph Finch 57

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 19 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