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Posted January 9, 2006 by Nick Lindauer in Hot Sauce News
 
 

Hot Sauce Collector’s Corner – Edition #4


Are you a collector looking for a certain bottle? Do you have a collectible bottle you’re looking to sell? Have anything else that may be of interest to hot sauce collectors in general? If so, drop the HSB a note here and we’ll post it in the Hot Sauce Collector’s Corner. If you have a bottle to sell or trade, send us a note as well and we’ll see what we can find for you.

Looking for…

Blair’s 4AM
Anyone willing to sell a blair’s 4am reserve. if so please drop me an e-mail. ~ Paul (majazty ‘@’ aol.com)

Melinda’s Reserves
I would like to complete my collection of Melinda’s XXXMAS Reserve and the XXXXTRA Reserve. I need the following years…

XXXMAS: 1998, 1999, 2001 to the present.
XXXXTRA: 1998 & 2000.

I also have an extra ’95 1st edition XXXMAS if anyone is interested.
Thanks ~ Randy

Numbered 3 A.M. Reserve
I am looking for a 3 AM. A numbered one, to replace one I opened due to finding that the wax was cracked and thought was ruined. It does make a good chili though, that’s for sure. The bottle I have is #8220, anything near that would put things right, but I ain’t picky. The 2 AM I got at the same time is looking a little out of place since the 3 got moved to the fridge. I have an extra Le Million that I would be willing to part with if anyone is interested. ~ DK

Dave’s 2001 Private Reserve
Looking for a 2001 Dave’s Private Reserve to complete my Dave’s set. ~ Adam

Blair’s Beyond Death – 1993
If you have a bottle of Blair’s Beyond Death (circa 1993 – seen here) that your willing to part with, we’ve got a collector that’s looking to add this prized bottle to his collection. Leave a comment and we’ll put you in touch.

Selling & Available…

‘Hot’ eBay Auctions
Blair`s 5a.m.Reserve HOT SAUCE #619
Blair`s 6a.m.Reserve HOT SAUCE #366
Joe Perry’s Rock Your World Hot Sauce #486 of 2000
Hot Sauces 205 different kinds
Dave’s Private Reserve – 2000
Blair’s 5 am Hot Sauce #281 + Blairs LeMillion Reserve!

General…

Cutting Room Floor Contest
Chileheads across the country are scrambling to get pictures of their hot sauce collections and their stories to Blair before Feb 20th, 2006. 5 Winners will recieve a “Cutting Room Floor” set of Blair’s sauces for free. After those 5, another 5 will be offered to the runners up for $799 each. Contest info here.

HSB Collector’s Corner
While you working on sending your collection pictures to Blair, you may as well send them on to the HSB and show off your collection to the other chileheads. Submissions can be sent to nick ‘@’ hotsauceblog.com. Include a brief description of your collection and we’ll post it for all to drool over. Previously posted collections can be seen here.

Joe Perry’s Hot Sauces
As noted here, Joe Perry’s line of hot sauces are undergoing a re-design. The new bottles will no longer be made by Ashley Foods. No other information is available yet on what the new bottles will look like or if the recipes will remain the same.

Reminder – please send your requests for collector’s items and/or for sale notices using the contact form. Leave a comment if you have a bottle that some is looking for (or you could use the form as well) and we’ll put you in touch.

Previous Collectors Corners
Edition #1
Edition #2
Edition #3


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