Category Archives: History

Dr. Virgin’s Wine Bitters – Concord, New Hampshire

Dr. Virgin’s Wine Bitters – Concord, New Hampshire 27 November 2014 First of all…Happy Thankgiving. Here is another important bitters that sold this past Monday night in the Glass Works Auctions, The ‘Christmas Comes Early’ Catalog Auction #105 . The Dr. Virgin’s Wine Bitters from Concord, New Hampshire (Ring/Ham, … Continue reading

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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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Dr. Truman Stillman’s Temperance Bitters – NOLA

Dr. Truman Stillman’s Temperance Bitters – NOLA 21 November 2014 (R•112314) Dr. Truman Stillman’s Temperance Bitters (see advertisement below) is an unlisted bitters that was uncovered while I was trying to find out the original source of the Sarsaparilla and Tomato … Continue reading

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Sarsaparilla & Tomato Bitters – Boston

Sarsaparilla & Tomato Bitters – Boston 20 November 2014 (R•112314) Here is a bitters bottle that could be the most underrated and undervalued bottle in our hobby. The Sarsaparilla & Tomato Bitters from Boston rarely sell for more than a few hundred dollars which is surprising. First … Continue reading

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I wish someone would find me a Newfoundland Bitters

I wish someone would find me a Newfoundland Bitters 19 November 2014 Sitting lonely, in the Carlyn Ring and W.C. Ham Bitters Bottles book, is a listing for N 21 NEWFOUNDLAND BITTERS, The Daily Picayune (New Orleans) April 4, 1869. I had seen … Continue reading

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The Beggs’ and their Dandelion Bitters

The Beggs’ and their Dandelion Bitters 18 November 2014 As a follow-up to both of the DeWitts Stomach Bitters posts, I thought it would be appropriate to do a post on Beggs Dandelion Bitters. Beggs and DeWitt were partners at one time. Read: Braille … Continue reading

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An Unknown Millionaire Found In New York

An Unknown Millionaire Found In New York Mr. Elden Casselle DeWitt 16 November 2014 I’ve often wondered who E. C. DeWitt (also written De Witt) was? A have a few of his DeWitt’s Stomach Bitters bottles, one is pictured above. … Continue reading

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K.S.S.B = Kagy’s Superior Stomach Bitters – Ottawa, Illinois

K.S.S.B = Kagy’s Superior Stomach Bitters – Ottawa, Illinois 15 November 2014 You know, I like bitters bottles. Collecting them, tracking them, researching, buying, selling, trading, winning, recording, photographing, writing, blogging etc. Kinda hooked. It has gotten to the point … Continue reading

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“In Hoc Vinces” – Romaine’s Crimean Bitters

“In Hoc Vinces” – Romaine’s Crimean Bitters 12 November 2014 (R•111614) I have posted before, back in August 2011, on Romaine’s Crimean Bitters when I started the Peachridge Glass web site. At that time I posted my color run (above) and … Continue reading

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