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Containers for the General Store

Containers for the General Store

by Judy Gonyeau Apothecary Jars and Glass Containers Apothecary jars or bottles were designed to hold powders, dry goods, medicines, and herbs. These were produced in the Midwestern and Eastern states between 1790-1920, and generally ranged in size between 4”-12” tall. Each bottle had some form of a lid, mainly glass-ground stoppers that kept them […]

What's Selling on eBay: February 2015

What's Selling on eBay - February 2015

By Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,650 (37 bids): Big Red Kugel, Grape Shape. Very good condition, commensurate to age. No damage at all. Gilded metal natural patina. One bottom side lost mercury. DBA: The word kugel originally meant ball in German. The name today refers to a Christmas ornament. The early ones were made […]