Monthly Archives: October 2015

Paine’s Celery Compound – Makes People Well

Paine’s Celery Compound – Makes People Well 31 October 2015 (R•110115) I think many bottle collectors and diggers start out with an amber Paine’s Celery Compound in their collection. It actually looks just like a bitters bottle. I know when I was first … Continue reading

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Original Dr. Pepper “Dr. Pepper’s Pepsin Bitters” Formula

Original Dr. Pepper “Dr. Pepper’s Pepsin Bitters” Formula 28 October 2015 Here is an original piece that is quite fascinating. Incoming email from Lou Holis (Lake Alfred, Florida) that prompted some follow-up. Who would have thought there was a relationship … Continue reading

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Dr. James M. Solomon and his Indian Bitters

Dr. James M. Solomon and his Indian Bitters OLD DR. SOLOMON’S GREAT INDIAN BITTERS OLD DR. SOLOMON’S INDIAN WINE BITTERS 25 October 2015 The bottle picture below represents an aqua OLD DR. SOLOMON’S GREAT INDIAN BITTERS from Attleboro, Massachusetts that I picked up … Continue reading

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Griel’s Herb Bitters – Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Griel’s Herb Bitters – Lancaster, Pennsylvania GRIEL & YOUNG – MANUFACTURERS 25 October 2015 The aqua Griel’s Herb Bitters is another brand of bitters from Lancaster, Pennsylvania that was represented in the recent Nolt Collection of Whiskey Memorabilia that was auctioned off by … Continue reading

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A most unusual free blown bottle

A most unusual free blown bottle 24 October 2015 Here are some really cool pictures and an email from Gene Baudouin about a most unusual free blown bottle. I posted it on the Peachridge Glass FaceBook page and the airwaves … Continue reading

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Goodwin’s Laree Bitters – Baltimore

Goodwin’s Laree Bitters – Baltimore Strictly A French Preparation 20 October 2015 (R•052517) The advertisement below was found in the bottom right corner of a Virginia newspaper in 1882. Right beneath the word OPIUM. It represents the unlisted Goodwin’s Laree Bitters. Wikipedia … Continue reading

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Jackson’s Excelsior Bitters – Richmond, Virginia

Jackson’s Excelsior Bitters – Richmond, Virginia 19 October 2015 (R•102015) The Jackson’s Excelsior Bitters is an unlisted bitters that crossed my radar screen the other day. At first I thought it might be related to Jackson’s Aromatic Life Bitters, Stonewall Jackson Stomach Bitters … Continue reading

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Ash Tonic Bitters – John C. Horting, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Ash Tonic Bitters – John C. Horting, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 15 October 2015 The Ash Tonic Bitters was a surprise in the Conestoga Auction Company event last Saturday when the Nolt Collection of Whiskey Memorabilia was auctioned off in a live and web … Continue reading

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Mishler’s Herb Bitters and The Mishler Family

Mishler’s Herb Bitters and the Mishler Family 14 October 2015 If you are a bitters collector, you probably possess a bottle or two of the celebrated Mishler’s Herb Bitters on your shelves. The Great Household Remedy. Very popular and with … Continue reading

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Dr. Stoever’s Bitters – Lancaster & Philadelphia

Dr. Stoever’s Bitters – Lancaster & Philadelphia THE OLD STANDARD ! 12 October 2015 (R•101615) (R•111015) I was able to add an extremely rare “Lancaster, PA.”, Dr. Stoever’s Bitters to my collection this past weekend from the Nolt Collection of … Continue reading

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