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    Something worth writing about....

    Check out the entire story on Peachridge Glass....(someone has to give Rick some competition!) I was initially concerned about the homeowners reaction to such a rare find and so was vague in my description on this site for their sake. Jack
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    Beehive Peppersauce Bottles, or What?

    My first impression was cologne, but have not seen this type before. Possible Euro import from early 1800's. That's my guess....very cool & crude looking.
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    Hathorn Spring Saratoga, NY

    I have dug a couple, one green and one a true black glass. They seem to be fairly common here in Midwest, as I have dug a few busted ones as well. They normally tend to sell in the $40-50 range on e-bay. The ones I dug are pretty crude from the same hole which had pontiled stuff in bottom and...
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    Something worth writing about....

    Thanks for the idea Mike! I had not until you suggested it and he replied this am that as far as he knows his was the only one until now! I sent him pics and he is doing a comparison, as there were some noted differences in the auction catalogue, mainly a C embossed on the base of his compared...
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    Something worth writing about....

    If you go to the Peachridge glass web site and search "browns Hannibal" there is a great article about the proprietor and the bottle showcased was sold in 2009 for $1700 plus 17% buyers premium, making it close to 2G's! So far I can't find any others and apparently there is an aqua variant, but...
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    Something worth writing about....

    Jim, PS- the pics in that story didn't upload first time so I had to add them at the end of post.....and it's a long-ass story! Jack
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    Something worth writing about....

    Hey Jim, did you check out my post about the Gun Wa bottle I dug in December? Check it out if you missed it. It was a bizarre and fun dig....Jack
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    Something worth writing about....

    Thanks Mark! I figure it is the 3rd rarest bottle I have ever found over the years and arguably the most sought after local bottle. There are a couple others that are just as rare and I've dug pieces to one, keeping me hopeful....BTW, I happened to notice we have the same birthdays and it is...
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    Something worth writing about....

    The best fell into my lap quite literally, embossed side down. I thought "OOH, a Warner's Safe Cure", but it was better.....MUCH better. I had read about these a while back on Peachridge and had revisited it about a week before digging this one. I about had a cardiac! I knew they were super rare...
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    Something worth writing about....

    Here are pics of the criers, the Hoffheimer & London Royal....
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    Something worth writing about....

    Well, been doin' my share of diggin' lately, just not my share of findin' until recently. Got to digging in a site that was all over the map with age and looked like a wall dump. Got to scratching around and discovered the appearance of a wall with a few bottles crushed into the wall itself. Got...
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    is this a pontil scar?

    Well, I don't know about all that as I have had decanters with an apparently twisted pontil scar and refired on some and others not. I see no such evidence to the contrary and will leave it at that. I also realize we have come a long way from the earlier days of collecting on figuring out what...
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    is this a pontil scar?

    My vote is pontiled on both. I didn't think so on the cobalt one at first but on second glance it looks like it was twisted off and re-fired, which was usually done only on higher end wares. The shape also looks pontil era, though could be foreign made, making it a bit later. The clear one looks...
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    Henry Cramer

    Well Hell, while I was huntin' & peckin' Eric was way ahead of me!!!
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    Henry Cramer

    A simple google search shows he was at that address from at least 1861 to 1869. He was in business with a partner forming Cramer & Small and he became a member of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 1866. There was a vague reference to taking over a firm that possibly was in the 1850's but...

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