Monthly Archives: October 2014

Deutenhoff’s Swiss Bitters – Savannah

Deutenhoff’s Swiss Bitters – Savannah 30 October 2014 Here is a tough bitters that I have never seen before. The Deutenhoff’s Swiss Bitters from Savannah, Georgia recently sold in the American Glass Gallery Auction #13 that closed this past Tuesday night. It is also embossed, … Continue reading

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A pair of S. Rosenthal & Co. NYC bottles

A pair of S. Rosenthal & Co. NYC bottles 29 October 2014 Recently, I have corresponded with Chris Eib regarding various bottle related topics and during this exchange, Chris sent me the picture above of two S. Rosenthal & Co. bottles … Continue reading

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Did you see that Schrader’s Highland Bitters?

Did you see that Schrader’s Highland Bitters? 28 October 2014 (Updated same afternoon with found Schrader’s Highland Bitters advertisement) Gawd…I missed this one on eBay… hook, line and sinker, closing on Saturday, 22 October at 10:35 am. Well maybe that … Continue reading

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Looking at a Burdock’s Blood Bitters Rebus

Looking at a Burdock’s Blood Bitters Rebus 27 October 2014 by Joe Gourd Ferd, Sorry, nothing for the Chicago Hunki Dori. I do have something for your Bath, Maine, Hunk (hairy eye) Dori post. Using the eye in place of the … Continue reading

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Peachridge Glass: Mailbox Letters October – December 2014

Please feel free to send any antique bottle or glass questions to ferdinand@peachridgeglass.com. The information will be posted if relevant or of interest to the readers. I will try to answer or wait for another reader to respond. Quality images … Continue reading

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An unlisted Anderson’s Wine Restorative Bitters reference

An unlisted Anderson’s Wine Restorative Bitters reference 27 October 2014 (R•011114) While visiting some of the Bath, Maine city directories the other day for the Hunk Dori Bitters post, I came across an advertisement below for Anderson’s Wine Restorative Bitters. … Continue reading

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Hunki Dori Bitters – H.B. Matthews – Chicago

Hunki Dori Bitters – H.B. Matthews – Chicago “Before they left, they evidently reached a high state of hilarity as they imbibed quite freely of Hunki Dori Bitters” Burglars Drink Hunki Dori Bitters – 1874 new report (see below) 26 … Continue reading

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Hyde & Gay – Hunk Dori Bitters

Hyde & Gay – Hunk Dori Bitters 25 October 2014 Here is another surprise that is up on eBay now. Another unlisted bitters! The pictures have been cleaned up a bit and have been taken from the eBay listing. Alerted by Frank … Continue reading

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FOHBC 2016 Sacramento Town Hall Meeting

“Back to where it all began for the FOHBC” FOHBC 2016 Sacramento Town Hall Meeting 23 October 2014 [NOTICE] The FOHBC is planning to conduct a WebEx Town Hall Meeting for all interested parties within the next two weeks for … Continue reading

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Coleman’s Tonic Bitters – Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Coleman’s Tonic Bitters – Portsmouth, New Hampshire 23 October 2014 (R•102614) Bitters trade card authority Joe Gourd sent me the following e-mail in reference to the A.W. Coleman’s Anti-Dyspeptic and Tonic Bitters post. “Enjoyed your post on Coleman’s Bitters. While … Continue reading

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