October 1, 2020

Archives for April 2012

Van Briggle 1959 “Rush to the Rockies” Centennial Design discovered

Van Briggle Glazed Pottery Covered Wagon Produced in 1959 for the “Rush to the Rockies” Centennial A 1959 news article from the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph explains that the covered wagon piece, reminiscent of the days of 1859, when gold discoveries caused a rush of people to Pikes Peak Country; was produced by Van Briggle […]

Table of Contents for Van Briggle Notes

The new printing of the Van Briggle Notes book contains an additional two pages – Table of Contents.  For those who purchased an earlier copy of the book, the two pages are reproduced for your convenience.

New Turtle Information!

Turtle Note Card Holder advertised for 75 cents circa 1914!! When referencing some copies of old photos, whose prices matched a 1914 advertisement in the Colorado Springs Gazette, a close-up of one photo revealed a picture of this turtle note card holder, selling for 75 cents!!