Thursday, October 4, 2012

Canyonville Countdown
    Wow, one week (correction - 1 Day!) and counting. October 6th will be here before we know it!

    Looks like the weather is cooperating. Here's the advanced forcast for showtime; perfect~

    The response to this years show has been well ahead of the curve compared to past years. We sold out of dealer space early, real early, this year and have a pretty healthy waiting list. We had to add display spaces to accomodate demand this year. And inquiries from the general public regarding our appraisal and onsite auction services continue to stream in. One gentleman in Northern California inquired about auctioning "100 insulators and well over 200 bottles, all of which are in excellent condition". Another person is consigning a Radam's Microbe Killer jug. And yet another has committed to auctioning an amber Fleckenstein and Meyer flask. I received some photos today from a local collector who is downsizing his collection and is bringing the following items to auction.
    For the insulator crowd there's a Locke porcelain.

    And for the bottle folks, a picture soda from Concord, Ca.,

    plus a scarce Lotus / BPOE flask from Portland.

    Thought I'd add this photo that arrived today (Sat. the 29th) Of the Fleck. A little fuzzy but Wow, just the same!

    Come join us for our 10th anniversary at the Seven Feathers Casino Resort in Canyonville!
    See you soon~


    1. Looks like a great show, only heard great things about it. On another note, our two blogs have turned into nothing less than easy monetarily drien self promotion. Gone are the dig stories and other wonderful informative posts.

    2. Just in from the Canyonville Show... It was a great weekend!
      Bottle shows are the foundation of our hobby and a wonderful way to meet up with old friends and make new ones. Lots of digging reports and research come out of the local bottle shows.

      Out here in the west digging pretty much comes to a halt in the summer because of the hard dry ground but starts to heat up as soon as the rain starts.

      We have several posts in the works and almost ready to publish with some new and interesting information on the Dr. Harvey's Blood Bitters, the Canyonville Show report and some other informative bottle related news.
      Hope all of you stick around for a while
      Rick Simi