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  1. Thread: Dig Pic

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    Dig Pic

    No explanation necessary......176712
  2. Looking forward to another great show Bill !!!...

    Looking forward to another great show Bill !!! you do a wonderful job every year.

    hope we get great weather and large crowds !!

    Jim 176157
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    A Nice Townsends

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/272312323000?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT


    This is a hard to find variant and a gorgeous piece of old glass.

    I have one of these on my...
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    hello jk. one place you may wish to start is by...

    hello jk. one place you may wish to start is by finding your localities Sanborn maps. these are generally 1890's to 1920's and were laid out for the use by insurance companies. if you can be...
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    time to locate the nearest bottle club and get a...

    time to locate the nearest bottle club and get a better knowledge base. as has been posted, it
    may not be of benefit to you to tumble a $10.00 bottle. get on the internet and learn what you can ...
  6. Thread: cone ink

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    This example appears quite green in my pics, but...

    This example appears quite green in my pics, but is actually an
    olive amber. It's about mint with some nice base wear. I bought
    it from a dealer in Hawaii on a Wednesday night and it was...
  7. Thread: cone ink

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    cone ink

    got this last week online. we dig primarily in the coal regions and
    very very rarely do we dig inks. My guess is that digging a lot of
    miners homes in coal country, a large percentage of the...
  8. Those items will do well in your auction Alan. ...

    Those items will do well in your auction Alan.

    Hope all goes well on your side of the pond.

    Jim
  9. Hi Andy, 172755172756 These early...

    Hi Andy,

    172755172756

    These early glassworks, in general, had a short life. before coal became the heat source,
    they had to burn hardwoods. the temps were hard to control / maintain. it was...
  10. 172707172708172709172710172711 some various...

    172707172708172709172710172711

    some various photos / advertisements of Swaim's Panacea
  11. Philadelphia / Kensington / Dyottville Glass Works

    I recently purchased an early Swaim's Panacea which I believe may
    have been made at the Kensington Glass works. This is a very early embossed
    medicine. I recall seeing a newspaper advertisement...
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    beautiful glass Sandchip. I won my Swaims in an...

    beautiful glass Sandchip. I won my Swaims in an auction at a fantastic price!

    I was quite surprised to win. Guess you never know if you don't try.

    Thanks for sharing that gorgeous photo with...
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    I read somewhere that these are among the...

    I read somewhere that these are among the earlier embossed medicines.

    Could be from the Kensington Glass works in the Philadelphia area. 172482

    this is one heavy chunk of glass. I'm guessing...
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    Swaim's Panacea

    Got this in the mail. 172387172388172389172390

    This one has been on my wish list for a long time.

    Jim
  15. That's a local soda for me. I've dug several over...

    That's a local soda for me. I've dug several over the years. The iron pontil examples are
    significantly more valuable. if you are looking for a value, it's kinda hard to tell in
    the environment...
  16. Thread: Creamer

    by Privyprowlerz
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    Creamer

    some pontil age pottery I've dug/acquired over the years.

    love this stuff. so hard to dig whole.

    Jim 171101
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    Welcome to the forum! Glad you found us. You...

    Welcome to the forum! Glad you found us.

    You are outside my area of knowledge. Perhaps post in the " Soda " forum below.

    The market on ACL sodas and milks has really expanded in recent years....
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    switchback souvenirs

    these are china souvenirs that were sold in Mauch Chunk ( Jim Thorpe today ) around the turn of the century. most of the transfers are of the switchback railroad, but some are of local landmarks....
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    good question Leon. Red was / is a valued member...

    good question Leon. Red was / is a valued member of our forum.

    hope he's good healthwise.

    Jim

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    Bust of Columbia flask

    this flask sold recently at auction.

    hammer price was $133,000.00

    wonderful early American glass.

    enjoy today !! GI - 119 Kensington Glass Works one pint OP

    Jim 170651170652
  21. I' ve heard that colored referred to as "...

    I' ve heard that colored referred to as " gasoline ". Nice find !!!

    JIm
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    http://sodasandbeers.com/SABShowBottle.aspx?Bottle...

    http://sodasandbeers.com/SABShowBottle.aspx?Bottle=58214AA&Firm_Number=58214


    this may be off some help
  23. Thread: Dip Mold

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    But the example given by RJ2 is a two piece mold....

    But the example given by RJ2 is a two piece mold. the dip mold is one piece, with the base being smaller than
    the top so the blown glass can be removed. the history of early glass making is a...
  24. Thread: Dip Mold

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    I would agree Harry. doesn't really make sense...

    I would agree Harry. doesn't really make sense that wood was used, but it's really hard to
    say what went on during the early days of glass blowing. love the discussion.

    Jim
  25. Thread: Dip Mold

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    Dip Mold

    I recently purchased a snuff bottle and wanted to check out the meaning of " dip mold " blown bottles.

    quite interesting. these molds were made of various materials; wood, clay, metal or even a...
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