Monthly Archives: September 2014

Chief Two Moon Meridas and his Bitter Oil

Chief Two Moon Meridas and his Bitter Oil 30 September 2014 While cruising around eBay a little while ago I came across this monster cardboard folding advertising piece for Chief Two Moon Bitter Oil. I mean, this piece is big, measuring approximately … Continue reading

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Anti-Malarial Bitters, D. T. Everts & Company – Petersburg, Virginia

Anti-Malarial Bitters, D. T. Everts & Company – Petersburg, Virginia 29 September 2014 (R•093014) (R•100314) Tom Leveille sent me the below pictures of the only known example of the open pontil and triangular Anti-Malarial Bitters in a personal Facebook message … Continue reading

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Herman Rosswinkle’s Crown Bitters – Cincinnati

Herman Rosswinkle’s Crown Bitters – Cincinnati 28 September 2014 Here is another great bitters that I picked up as a floor sale at the 2014 Lexington National Antique Bottle Show. The Rosswinkle’s Crown Bitters. I had been tracking this example … Continue reading

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So who made Burkhart’s Homestead Bitters?

So who made Burkhart’s Homestead Bitters? 27 September 2014 Sometimes you just have to throw something at the wall and see if it sticks. I picked up the extremely rare Burkhart’s Homestead Bitters back in June on eBay. Both pictures … Continue reading

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My “Fall” grouping of 1/2 pint Union Clasped Hands

My “Fall” grouping of 1/2 pint Union Clasped Hands 26 September 2014 As I returned to Houston yesterday, I noticed the temperature was a good 15 degrees cooler than when I left earlier in the week. Here at Peach Ridge … Continue reading

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Dr. Swayne’s Bitter Catholicon – A Very Valuable Bitters

Dr. Swayne’s Bitter Catholicon – A Very Valuable Bitters 26 September 2014 Jeff Noordsy, up in Cornwall, Vermont, posted three pictures of an early, pontiled, aqua bitters saying “Yup, it’s cracked but how many of you have seen a “Swayne’s … Continue reading

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Dr. Gerrish and his Brazilian Concentrated Stomach Bitter(s)

Dr. Gerrish and his Brazilian Concentrated Stomach Bitter(s) and Lancaster Tonic Bitters 23 September 2014 (R•092514) Well, it looks like we can finally put to bed where the unlisted Lancaster Tonic Bitters was made (Read: Unlisted Lancaster Tonic Bitters Found). I have … Continue reading

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Woodgate & Company – Club House Gin

Woodgate & Company – Club House Gin 18 September 2014 NO PLEASURE CAN EXCEED THE SMOKING OF THE WEED Ken Edward had this cool Woodgate & Co., Club House Gin bottle at the Downieville Bottle Show this past weekend. Ken let me … Continue reading

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The Great Comet of 1811 & Comet Wine

The Great Comet of 1811 & Comet Wine 17 September 2014 Ken Edward pulled me aside at the Downieville Bottle Show this past weekend and showed me what he called a “Halley’s Comet bottle” with an embossed comet seal and the date … Continue reading

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California Wine Bitters – From the vineyard of Kohler & Frohling

California Wine Bitters – From the vineyard of Kohler & Frohling 16 September 2014 Here, everything is not as it should be. The first example of the California Wine Bitters lady’s leg pictured below was spotted on a table at the Downieville … Continue reading

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