Monthly Archives: August 2014

Was there really a Dr. Robertson?

Was there really a Dr. Robertson?  30 August 2014 Read: Check these T. W. Dyott bottles out! Read: Dyottville Glass I received an original newsprint copy from Carl T. Hotkowski of the Connecticut Mirror (Hartford) from Monday, June 26, 1820. Within that newspaper … Continue reading

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Amazing 8-Sided Utility Bottle…Is It Baltimore?

Amazing 8-Sided Bottle…Is It Baltimore? 29 August 2014 As part of the “Dale Mlasko and great bottles found at the bottom of a San Francisco Hole Week” we now show you this amazing utility or ink bottle that Dale found in … Continue reading

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The Lash’s Gentleman in a Hat

The Lash’s Gentleman in a Hat 28 August 2014 | Mystery Solved 082814 14:55 Here is an interesting e-mail I received yesterday about Lash’s Bitters. This seems like a question for bitters trade card authority Joe Gourd. Is there a … Continue reading

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Bertinguiot… French or American Inks?

Bertinguiot… French or American Inks? 27 August 2014 (R•082814) Must be Dale Mlasko week (visit Oregon Trail Antique Bottles & Glass). Keep getting these drop-dead, stunning pictures of bottles that were dug in San Francisco. Earlier this week it was the E. Julin – ABO … Continue reading

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Catawba Bitters labeled lady’s leg from New Haven

Catawba Bitters labeled lady’s leg from New Haven 26 August 2014 David Jackson (Read: David Jackson and his Applied Seal Bottles) posted these three pretty nice pictures of a Catawba Bitters green lady’s leg figural bottle with a label from Merrick & Moore … Continue reading

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Salmon’s Perfect Stomach Bitters – Manhattan

Salmon’s Perfect Stomach Bitters – Manhattan 24 August 2014 (R•100514) Bill Ham picked up a pretty rare Salmon’s Perfect Stomach Bitters on a table at the recent FOHBC 2014 Lexington National and flipped it to me for a couple hundred bucks. … Continue reading

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The E. Julin – ABO football sized torpedo

The E. Julin – ABO football sized torpedo 23 August 2014 (R•091814) Incoming e-mail from prominent west coast bottle collector, Dale Mlasko. We’ve seen many of Dale’s great western bitters pictures before. He had this oddity needing identification. I quickly … Continue reading

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Pawnee Bitters and the Pawnee Indian Medicine Co. – San Francisco

Pawnee Bitters and the Pawnee Indian Medicine Co. – San Francisco 22 August 2014 (R•082414) I was able to add a second Pawnee Indian Medicine Company bottle to my collection at the Lexington National. I already had a very rare … Continue reading

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West India Stomach Bitters from St. Louis, Missouri

West India Stomach Bitters – St. Louis, Missouri 20 August 2014 (R•031815) OK, so we already looked at two “East India” embossed bitters and one embossed “India” bitters. Now we will look at a scarce and extremely rare “West India” embossed brand from St. Louis. This … Continue reading

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Dr. J. W. James India Bitters – East Brady, Pennsylvania

Dr. J. W. James India Bitters – East Brady, Pennsylvania 19 August 2014 Continuing today with the series of bitters brands with “India” in the name, is another extremely rare bitters from my collection from East Brady (or Bradys Bend), Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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