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RED Matthews
05-11-2013, 04:56 PM
For what it is worth this is an old magazine in my collection of glass information.

“THE FEDERATION OF HISTORICAL BOTTLE CLUBS ‘JOURNAL’
March 1973 Volume 1 Number 1.

The TABLE OF CONTENTS shows the following subjects:
Reflectionsw (Bradberry)
Where Organized Bottle Collecting Began (Alan Scheiser)
The State of the Bottle Collecting Hobby
Early Pickle Containers (Allard)
Von Schlott, the Oldest Wine Bottle (Schafer)
Drinking Saloons and Gilded Palaces - A Description (Hudson)
A Talk with an Espert
Medicine Glass (Sternad)
The Reign of Rumford (Dennis)
There’s a Glassmaker’s Name For It (Herman Harrison Toulouse)
` Book Reviews
History of the Comstock Patent Medicine Business (Shaw)


There is also a list of 28 people that contributed $ 50 to launch this publication.

There are special tributes to information contributors through the publication that I will try to list here.
John C. Tibbitts - who also wrote the book “Pontil” October of 1959.
Charlie Gardner -
John C.Fountain’s – book “Down the Bottle Trail” in Western Collector
George Herron - “Old Bottle Magazine” “How to Organize a Bottle Club”


BOOK REVIEWS

“CREATIVE BOTTLE CUTTING” By B. Kay Fraser
“ANTIQUE BOTTLEW, BOOK 1, WASHINGTON-OREGON WHISWKIES”
By keith Willis
“SODA AND MINERAL WATER BOTTLES” By J. L. Jones
“POISON A COLLECTOR’S GUIDE” By Wallis W. Stier
“WESTERN BLOB TOP SODA AND MINERAL WATER BOTTLES”
By Peck and Audie Markota
“THE AMERIFDAN BOTTLE COLLECTORS PRICE GUIDE”
By Donald Goodell w/ prices from: Charles E. Tuttle Company
Rutland, Vermont 1973

Clarence RED Matthews

cowseatmaize
05-11-2013, 05:19 PM
Don't you love those old magazines!! I have almost the complete run of Bottle News from Mar, 72 - Aug 79. I'm missing May-Aug 1973 which is 2 or 3 or 4 issues, sometimes they were bimonthly (as in every other month).[:)]

epackage
05-11-2013, 05:21 PM
I love going thru old magazines like this, I passed about 150 of them along here on the forum so others could enjoy them to, thanks for posting this Red... Jim

sunrunner
05-12-2013, 02:37 PM
i still have my antique bottle world,and old bottle magazines from the 1970s and 80s.the info is never out dated.thu some of the prices for bottles are.