Wednesday, June 3, 2009

The beginnings of a collection........


The other day when I was up towards Michter's, we stopped in town at the local antique store. The guy has an awesome collection of decanters, bottles, and signs for sale. All reasonable priced and in mint condition. I picked up 2 really nice jugs. The beginning of my collection! Once I get a free weekend, I plan on calling the owner of Michter's to arrange a tour of the place. I plan on asking him his intentions for the property and maybe even offering to mow the place once in a while or something.

4 comments:

Al Ebaster said...

Nice find! I may have to see if I can score a couple of my own.

Ethan Smith said...

What's great is at this point, they are not quite collector's items yet so they are inexpensive to buy. The two jugs were $30 total. You can get decanters off of EBay pretty cheap too. It's the super rare or sealed, full stuff that is bringing the big bucks.

six-pac said...

I found some great pictures of Michters.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/spiritsreview/collections/72157605000949117/

A very interesting place to be sure. I live about 6 mile south and go past the distillery every now and then on my way through the gamelands.

Ethan Smith said...

I had gone through those pictures too. It is an interesting place. I just need to find time to get up there! You must live down near Brickerville then. Can you turn off of 322 onto Running Pump Rd. and get up to the distillery that way? Or do I have to go up 501?

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