Category Archives: Auction News

Latest sales and stories for all the big glass auction houses.

T. J. Lummus’ A.V. Bitters – Lynn Mass

T. J. Lummus’ A.V. Bitters – Lynn Mass 26 November 2014 (112714) An important bitters sold this past Monday night in the Glass Works Auctions, The ‘Christmas Comes Early’ Catalog Auction #105 . The T. J. LUMMUS’ A.V. BITTERS from Lynn, Massachusetts (Ring/Ham, L-133) … Continue reading

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Dr. William S. Love’s Vegetable Elixir – Baltimore

Dr. William S. Love’s Vegetable Elixir – Baltimore 25 November 2014 I don’t know if you noticed, but there was this incredible Dr. W. S. Love’s Vegetable Elixir – Baltimore in Glass Works Auctions The ‘Christmas Comes Early’ Catalog Auction #105 … Continue reading

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Brown’s Aromatic Bitters – Hannibal, Missouri

Brown’s Aromatic Bitters – Hannibal Missouri 13 November 2014 (R•111514) (R•111814) [This post was inspired by Tim Henson from Missouri] Jim Hagenbuch with Glass Works Auctions sure knows how to tug at the heart-strings (and pull at the purse strings) as … Continue reading

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Globe Tonic Bitters – Portland, Maine

Globe Tonic Bitters – Portland, Maine 07 November 2014 Glass Works Auctions has this spectacular example of a fully labeled Globe Tonic Bitters from John W. Perkins & Company in Portland, Maine in the “Christmas Comes Early” Auction #105 that … Continue reading

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Fully labeled Dr. A. S. Hopkins Union Stomach Bitters

Fully labeled Dr. A. S. Hopkins Union Stomach Bitters 06 November 2014 Glass Works Auctions has this super example of a Dr. A. S. Hopkins Union Stomach Bitters in their “Christmas Comes Early” Auction 105 that opens on 10 November 2014. … Continue reading

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Announcing Daniel Auction Company as the auctioneer for the 2015 Chattanooga National Antique Bottle Show

Announcing Daniel Auction Company as the auctioneer for the 2015 Chattanooga National Antique Bottle Show 22 October 2014 [FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE] The Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors (FOHBC) is proud to announce that the Federation Auction for the 2015 National Antique … Continue reading

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J. W. Hutchinson’s Tonic Bitters – Mobile, Alabama

J. W. Hutchinson’s Tonic Bitters – Mobile, Alabama 19 October 2014 (R•110314 – Info and examples from Rod Vining) I suspect many bitters collectors have noticed that spectacular example of a Hutchinson’s Tonic Bitters from Mobile, Alabama in the current … Continue reading

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Figaro, Figaro – Griffith’s Opera Bitters

Figaro, Figaro – Griffith’s Opera Bitters 16 October 2014 Wait to you see the gorgeous example of a Griffith’s Opera Bitters that John Pastor has in his American Glass Gallery Auction #13, now open for bidding. No, that is not … Continue reading

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Dr. Forest’s Tonic Bitters – Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Dr. Forest’s Tonic Bitters – Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 14 October 2014 (R•101514 – McGuire) The Dr. Forest’s Tonic Bitters from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is one tough brand to figure out. I mean, who is Dr. Forest and why is Bacon and Miller embossed … Continue reading

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Ask for Winter’s Stomach Bitters

Ask for Winter’s Stomach Bitters 12 October 2014 I love this advertisement above for Winter’s Stomach Bitters. I suppose if you drink the bitters you get a big stomach! This month, Greg Spurgeon has the very rare, Winter’s Stomach Bitters in his current … Continue reading

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