Monthly Archives: February 2015

Reference to an unlisted De Havens Wild Cherry Bitters – Chicago

Reference to an unlisted De Havens Wild Cherry Bitters – Chicago For the Convenience of Hotels and Saloon Keepers 28 February 2015 Many of the old-time druggists make up bitters by putting wild cherries, together with the inner bark of the … Continue reading

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What about this Tilton’s Dandelion Bitters?

What about this Tilton’s Dandelion Bitters? 27 February 2015 (R•022815) (R•112415-Ring Example) Some of you may be aware of a series of Dandelion Bitters posts that have occurred on Peachridge Glass in the past. A complete listing is at the bottom … Continue reading

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Henry Ferris Porter Bottle

Henry Ferris Porter Bottle 27 February 2015 The following e-mail was in my in-box from last month and I haven’t had a chance to pursue until now. It is represented below from a fellow in Florida. Pretty neat old ale bottle of some … Continue reading

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Looking at Boerhave’s Holland Bitters – Pittsburgh

Looking at a Boerhave’s Holland Bitters – Pittsburgh 25 February 2015 (R•022715) Jeff Wichmann currently has a Boerhave’s Holland Bitters up on his American Bottle Auctions “For Sale” page that prompted me to pull my example out of a digital … Continue reading

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Dr. C. G. Garrison’s Bitters for Dyspepsia – Philadelphia

Dr. C. G. Garrison’s Bitters for Dyspepsia – Philadelphia 21 February 2015 (R•031215) Here is another great aqua bitters that sold last week on Jeff Wichmann’s American Bottle Auctions Sale Page. I have not seen an example of a Dr. C. G. Garrison’s Bitters … Continue reading

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Dr. Sperry’s Rheumatic Bitters – Hartford, Connecticut

Dr. Sperry’s Rheumatic Bitters – Hartford, Connecticut One of the first Eclectic Botanic Physicians 18 February 2015 Selling for a song last week at Jeff Wichmann’s American Bottle Auctions Sale Page was this rare, actually I think extremely rare, Dr. Sperry’s … Continue reading

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Dr. Trowbridge’s Dandelion Bitters – Stamford, Connecticut

Dr. Trowbridge’s Dandelion Bitters – Stamford, Connecticut 15 February 2015 Sitting lonely on page 540 of the Carlyn Ring and W.C. Ham Bitters Bottles book is a listing for Trowbridge’s Dandelion Bitters. It might have been forgotten until bitters ephemera … Continue reading

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McKelvy’s Stomach Bitters – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

McKelvy’s Stomach Bitters – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Aqua and Cornflower Blue 14 February 2015 Sometimes there is just so little information available to help identify a bottle that you just have to connect the dots and make assumptions. In today’s case it … Continue reading

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Beautiful Minerals with a Selection of Exquisite Barber Bottles

Beautiful Minerals with a Selection of Exquisite Barber Bottles 14 February 2015 Now here is a display that you don’t come across too often at antique bottle shows. Check out this email from Sandor P. Fuss reporting from the Tucson … Continue reading

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I recently picked up a Summer/Winter GX-15 Pontil Pint Aquamarine Flask

I recently picked up a Summer/Winter GX-15 Pontil Pint Aquamarine Flask 12 February 2015 It seemed like a nice day to do a post on a Summer Winter flask and put the Winter side on the top of the page. … Continue reading

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