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All in the Family: A Collection of Historical American Flasks

All in the Family: A Collection of Historical American Flasks

An interview with Mark Vuono by Bob Strickhart In the world of bottle collecting, as is true in other areas, you will find both “general collectors” and those we can refer to as “specialty collectors.” Some of those specialty areas include historical flasks, fruit jars, bitters, sodas, milk bottles, pontilled medicines, Christmas lights, target balls, […]

The Big Dawgs of Salvage

The Big Dawgs of Salvage

An interview with Mile Whiteside of Black Dog Architectural Salvage If one man’s junk is another man’s treasure, than Robert Kulp and Mike Whiteside, co-founders of Black Dog Architectural Salvage in Roanoke, Virginia, are rich men, indeed. Since the two teamed up in 1999 and opened their salvage business, they have seen their business evolve […]