I was reading a bit about Mexico and Prohibition. It seems that during this period Tijuana grew from a dusty little town to a quite large one. Americans had to have been going across the border to get a legal drink during the prohibition years which might explain Tijuana's rapid growth back...
I found this (with contents) at the Wellfleet Drive In Flea mkt this Fall.
Eight bucks later it was mine, comes with a handy shoulder cord for drink while U walk activities.
This is a BIM bottle with an applied lip; I figure it's from the prohibition era.
And no, I did not try a sip.
I found this w/a search on US mailboxes;.
Something must have inspired the maker to construct a mold like this; could it be related to or celebate the introduction of a new style of mailbox?
Just throwing this out there.
By 1891 the U.S. Post Office Department had over 48,400 letter boxes of...
Thanksgiving in Maine this week along with a bit of antiquing. This was the result. :)
Found in a dusty corner of a western Maine antique shop.
Would this one tumble well? I'd love to see it a bit cleaner.
Can anyone show a photograph of the lighthouse bottle?
I've only seen the one with the Bunker Hill monument.
Here's my example.
One of my ancestors, Eleazor French lost an arm to a cannon ball at Bunker/Breed's Hill. He survived and brought his severed arm home to Dunstable where it was buried...
A neighbor down the street has a house built in 1840; it looks like it's straight out of an Adams Family cartoon. It was built on brick columns and there was about 3 feet of clearance below. I was doing some repairs there and spotted a pretty neat pontiled bottle, sick as hell, but it still...