#Antiques #Bottles Mini Posts From Our Facebook Page for July 1 2011


 
Here's lots of bottle info to read and view over this long holiday weekend:
 
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See some neat #Vintage quack medicine advertising posters w/ #antiques #bottles from Phillie exhibit.
 
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Attention all Fruit Jar Collectors - Don't miss this summer's fun 4-day collectors event with room-hop-shopping and activities at the Signature Inn, 3400 N Chadam Ln Muncie IN (phone for room reservations: 765-284-4200). With the entire show happening at the hotel, we should we call it the SHOW-TEL!...
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Kovels.com puts #antique #bottles in the news. Pre-pro cache sold at auction for charity.
 
A Minneapolis bottle collector, Mary Shanesy, found a cache of 90 pre-Prohibition bottles when her house was being remodeled, according to a story in Bottles and Extras magazine (May-June 2011). The bottles were hidden in about 1917, just before the...
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#antiques #bottles #vintage Soda pop collectors will enjoy article on Nehi & Royal Crown with pix of advertising and lots of history. Written by Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors (FOHBC) Life-member Cecil Munsey.
 
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Also -- see the Findlay Club blog post w/pix of  Vintage Nehi and Royal Crown Soda Pop PinUp Girls <==link
 
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These #antiques Photos of Findlay Ohio 1932 sold on ebay for only $40 --  http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=160601426131&ssPageName=ADME%3AB%3ASS%3AUS%3A1123
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American Bottle Auctions shares the history of this rare whiskey flask #antiques #bottles A. Smith / California Wine Depot / circa 1870s - bottle of the month.
 
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Diggers in the news:
 
1 -- An #antiques #bottles Bottle Collector reminisces about his first dig. Via @AntiqueTrader http://www.antiquetrader.com/article/how_i_started_collecting/#cellerhole Antique Trader <==link
2 -- More #Antiques #bottles found by a digger, on @AntiqueTrader blog 
 
Notice how the Antique Trader is so great about including bottle hobby news? Let's all say a big ''THANKS'' to Editor Eric Bradley and all the good folks at AT!
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Rare stick of 1920's era  #vintage Coca Cola chewing gum -- still tasty?
 
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Bottle diggers - Medford Oregon builders excavate #antiques #bottles --
 
An abandoned well dating back to the 1800s has been unearthed during excavation for Lithia Motors' new headquarters, revealing a trove of artifacts from the old high school on Bartlett Street.
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#vintage advertising & soda pop #bottles fountain items strong @ Rich Penn #antiques auction. Report w/prices.
 
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Here's a pic just for the perfume bottle lovers, like the members of the International Perfume Bottle Association - IPBA <==link
 
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Here's an article that was published on Investors.com, about HJ Heinz, which quotes Findlay author, Dr. Skrabec, who is speaking at our Findlay Bottle Show dealer dinner. http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Management/LeadersInSuccess.aspx <==link
 
Read more Dr. Skrabec, our guest speaker, and his many bottle industry history books : 
 

Findlay Bottle Show -- October 16, 2011 DEALER TABLES ARE ALMOST SOLD OUT Our show chairman Fred Curtis announced at our June meeting that we have already sold 50 tables! So folks, that means there are less than 20 tables left! Get your Findlay Bottle Show contracts in NOW. Call Fred for dealer info @ 419-424-0486....
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Hayner Whiskey w/paper label - just a neat old photo.
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Indy Ad Show Has More Dealers, Better Prices - Antique Shows are BACK! <==link
Lots of bottles and go-withs at this great show.
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Larry Munson's Fruit Jar Collection Featured in Red Wing Magazine
Larry Munson's Fruit Jar Collection Featured in Red Wing Magazine Wow, does Larry Munson have one heckuva fruit jar collection or what?! It happens to include several Red Wing stoneware pottery jars, as well as 100s of other neat jars. The Red Wing Collectors Society featured Larry and his collection in their magazine, and have been nice enough to let us share it with our readers too....
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Owl Drug Store Plaster Emblem Wall Hanging <==link

Sold For $1,000

Original wall hanging from the main Owl Drug Co. in San Francisco. Perfect condition, all original, complete with glass eyes. Considered the finest known.
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American Bottle Auctions turned us on to this glass MARBLES site #antiques #bottles #toys Lots of pix http://madmarbles.com/marbles.html?limit=all

 
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End note:
 
World's largest catsup bottle turns 62! Festival July 10th - #antiques #bottles http://www.catsupbottlefestival.com/


13th Annual Catsup Bottle Festival - The Best Fest in Collinsville - July 10, 2011
World's Largest Catsup Bottle Summerfest Birthday Party and Classic Car Show in Collinsville, Illinois includes the National Ketchup Festival Test Test and the Little Princess Tomato and Sir Catsup Contest.
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Hope you all have a wonderful 4th of July weekend!
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