Monthly Archives: February 2012

Greeley’s Bourbon Whiskey Bitters – aka Vertical Greeley’s

GREELEY’S BOURBON WHISKEY BITTERS aka Vertical Greeley’s 28 February 2012 My last post in the Greeley figural Bitters barrel series is for the Greeley’s Bourbon Whiskey Bitters also known and referred to as the Vertical Greeley’s due to the vertical … Continue reading

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Embossed Mug of Beer on the J. Gahm Bottles

I couldn’t help but to buy this really cool beer bottle (pictured above) a couple of years back. I don’t collect beer bottles but I liked the lime green color and the mug embossing. Unfortunately, someone else really wanted it, … Continue reading

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A Stunning Pen of Pigs from Glass Works Auctions and Elsewhere

A Stunning Pen of Pigs from Glass Works Auctions and Elsewhere 27 February 2012 Glass Works Auctions in East Greenville, PA has a stunning group of pigs, primarily Anna Pottery, in their current Auction 94 called the “Ides of March” … Continue reading

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Cologne & Decanter Gallery

I wanted to create a posting for great Cologne and Decanter group pictures. Please send me your pictures for consideration.

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Constitution Bitters – The oldest Figural Bitters?

Constitution Bitters – The oldest Figural Bitters? 25 February 2012 (R•033114) I did a post earlier today titled: Is the Cooley’s Anti Dispeptic Bitters our oldest Bitters? that prompted an email from prominent collector Sandor Fuss who graciously provided a picture of … Continue reading

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Is the Cooley’s Anti Dispeptic Bitters our oldest Bitters?

“What is the earliest embossed American Bitters Bottle? Is the Cooley’s Anti Dispeptic Bitters our oldest Bitters? 25 February 2014 (R•083014) There has been some dialogue this past week regarding a Rick Ciralli question as to “What is the oldest … Continue reading

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The Washington Monument Bottle – Baltimore

One of the first bottles that really caught my attention when I first started collecting bottles was the Washington Monument Bottle from Baltimore that commemorates George Washington. Being from Baltimore, and being a member of the Baltimore Antique Bottle Club … Continue reading

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Greeley’s Bourbon Bitters – A Great Boston Bitters Barrel

“These popular Bitters possess all the nourishing and invigorating properties of Old Bourbon Whisky”  GREELEY’S BOURBON BITTERS 23 February 2012 (R•110414) (R•110814) (R•091516) Wow, what a plug for Greeley’s. While many bitters used an abundance of adjectives describing exotic roots and … Continue reading

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Bavarian Bitters – Two Examples worth Comparing

Bavarian Bitters Two Examples worth Comparing 21 February 2012 Last May 2011, I was able to add the elusive B 34 Bavarian Bitters in the single line typographic arrangement, to my Bitters collection. Photography of this bottle was completed last … Continue reading

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The XR Hartley’s Peruvian Bark Bitters from Muncie, Indiana

The XR Hartley’s Peruvian Bark Bitters from Muncie, Indiana 20 February 2012 Interesting coincidence that I had business in Fort Wayne, Indiana and northwestern Ohio last week in small towns like Bryan, Archbold, Edgerton, Montpolier, Napoleon, Sherwood, Stryker and Wauseon. … Continue reading

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