Article 1 - The NORRIS listings
A short article regarding my findings while researching the rare Norris cylinder, acquired at the York National Show in 2008.
Article 2 - The Alcock Display Ad
An article which stimulates some thought regarding the origin of "flavored soda waters" based on a very early Baltimore directory display ad.
Article 3 - King and Caspari
Another interesting examination of two early Baltimore directory display ads concerning imported mineral waters being offered to Baltimore patrons.
Article 4 - The Maryland Chemical Works
Research and findings regarding what may be one of Baltimore's earliest marked bottles, excavated in New Orleans.
Article 6 - Baltimore's "Specialty Ale" Form
Another suspected Baltimore cylinder is confirmed, as well as a new form identified for the 1850's Baltimore porter and ale market.
Article 7 - Embossing Clues: ABA's "MINERAL / WATER"
In what can only be described as a visual gestalt shift, the missing clue to this bottle's provenance should have been obvious.