July – August 2024 issue of AB&GC should be in Members hands now!

The July – August 2024 issue of AB&GC mailed on 20 June 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. 4 | July-Aug 2024 | No. 274  

Features: Soldier of Fortune–George Furber and his Cordial of Mountain Balm Frank Sternad & Eric McGuire 28 Basement Bottles Greg Gifford 50 Where do they get all those old bottles? Don Fritschel 54

Vignettes: ACL Corner #11 Holy Grails Mike Dickman 13 Once a Collector, Always a Collector Bill Baab18 Blowing Smoke on an Ideal Victorian Lady Andy Rapoza 20 My Magical Whirlwind Trip Brad Dalton 23 A Vanished Texas Town Pam LeBlanc 28 Houston 24 Overview Schedule 48  Collecting regrets? It’s not too late. 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 11 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