Monday February 16th is President’s Day and I have included some great Washington Taylor flasks and Eagle flasks for your enjoyment. You can also read more about the Washington Taylor flasks by reading an article in the Spring 2004 Bottles and Extras. You can also see a nice video of a display that was featured at the FOHBC National Bottle Show held in Pomona, CA.
Don’t forget the Columbus Show on Sunday, February 8th. I just got the announcement of the North American Glass Auction. There are 525 items with mostly fruit jars, but with items from 12 other categories including advertising stoneware and flasks. Just received the Kalamazoo Newsletter.
Check out all the interesting and informative listings on the left and right sidebars. I just received the latest Findlay newsletter and it is great. Check out all the show flyers to the right and support our sponsors to the left.
Beginning in the mid 1800’s, poisonous substances came onto the market to control plants and vermin, and as surface cleaners. To prevent mishaps, poison bottles were given distinctive features, which today make them fun to collect. Colors like cobalt blue, inky black, and dark green ensured they were easily recognizable.
The Ohio Glass Museum in Lancaster, Ohio is now displaying a portion of Lois Ford’s eyecup collection in their current exhibition until March 8th. Lois, and her husband Doc, were longtime members of the Ohio Bottle Club.