Category Archives: Perfume

An unlisted Russell’s Alterative and Tonic Bitters

An unlisted Russell’s Alterative and Tonic Bitters 18 April 2014 (R•041914) You may have remembered the 1836 Russell’s Stomach Bitters post from Vermont the other day. Bitters trade card authority Joe Gourd, saw the post and went looking in his collection. He … Continue reading

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Looking at Austen’s Forest Flower Cologne Ephemera

Looking at Austen’s Forest Flower Cologne Ephemera 11 January 2014 While working on the post yesterday for the King’s Liver and Kidney Bitters, based on the below trade card from Joe Gourd, I said I would circle back and look at … Continue reading

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Why White? or How the %$#@! did you choose that Category?

Why White? or How the %$#@! did you choose that Category? Part 2 – Medicine Types: The Katzen Milk Glass Collection Read Part 1: Gary Katzen Milk Glass Collection by Gary Katzen Bottle Photography by Jesse Sailer 13 December 2013 (R•122813) … Continue reading

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Julius Falke’s Manual for Barbers and Hair-Dressers

Julius Falke’s Manual for Barbers and Hair-Dressers 10 December 2013 Thanks to Joe Gourd for the Against Prohibition trade card post yesterday. On the reverse of one of the trade cards (see above) was some valuable and elusive information on the manufacturer, J. Falke … Continue reading

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Looking at the Heckler Auction 106 Colognes

Looking at the Heckler Auction 106 Colognes 7 November 2013 Norman Heckler has a wonderful assortment of gorgeous colognes in their current Premier Absentee Auction 106. The colognes are figural monuments, paneled and fancy examples from the Ralph Finch Collection. … Continue reading

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Dakota Bitters – Bismarck, Dakota

Dakota Bitters Bismarck, Dakota 19 October 2013 I came across these two obscure small advertisements below in the Bismarck (Dakota) Tribune in 1877 noting a celebrated Dakota Bitters being sold by Dyer & Byrne at the Firemens Exchange (late 7th Cavalry Saloon) … Continue reading

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Dr. Wynkoop’s Sarsaparilla – New York

DR. WYNKOOP’S SARSAPARILLA New York Dr. Wynkoop’s Katharismic Honduras Sarsaparilla Wynkoop’s Tonic Mixture Warranted to Cure Fever and Ague Wynkoop’s Iceland Pectoral Lyon’s Kathairon 07 October 2013 With the recent posts on the New York ‘big bottle’ sasparallia’s (Masury’s Compound … Continue reading

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Xavier Bazin, Steam Fancy Soap Works and Perfumery

Hello Ferdinand: Have enclosed some pictures of an interesting bottle that I dug in St. Louis. I dug this large flint glass pictured hair bottle from a pontiled era privy. It is a large bottle 8 1/2″ tall and 4″ … Continue reading

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Florida Water – Murray & Lanman – New York

F L O R I D A   W A T E R M U R R A Y   &   L A N M A N N E W   Y O R K 09 August 2013 One … Continue reading

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International Perfume Bottle Association

Thanking one of the newest Associate Club members to the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors (FOHBC). The International Perfume Bottle Association.

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