Category Archives: Schnapps

Dissecting a Turner Brothers Advertisement

Dissecting a Turner Brothers Advertisement 04 November 2013 It is interesting to see liquor merchants pushing their products for medicinal purposes including wines such as Bininger’s Knickerbocker Wine Bitters. Sharing  page space within the Daily Sacramento Union on 29 December … Continue reading

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Russ’ St. Domingo Bitters – New York

Russ’ St. Domingo Bitters  New York 16 September 2013 (R•21 Sep 2013) (R•01Oct13) (R•050914) (R•021815) I was able to pick up a ‘peachie puce’ (how do you like that for a color description?) Russ’ St. Domingo Bitters at the Downieville Bottle Show … Continue reading

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Terrible and Sad News – Tom Doligale RIP

13 June 2013 With a suddenness that I thought not possible, we have lost one of the newer generation, pioneering collectors that brought so much to the hobby we all love. He illuminated our special world. I myself feel a … Continue reading

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Aromatic Schiedam Schnapps – Udolpho Wolfe

AROMATIC SCHIEDAM SCHNAPPS UDOLPHO WOLFE 26 May 2013 I have to admit, many times when I write something about a brand or bottle is not because I know something, it is because I want to learn more and I am … Continue reading

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Looking at some J.T. Gayen Bottles

Jan Tecker Gayen There is an interesting J.T. Gayen bottle on ebay (see listing) with a title: Caribbean Sea Old J T Gayen Bottle Intl’ waters off Costa Rica 1800s Case Gin. It is nice see this name again. Many … Continue reading

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What was here, Early Houston Advertisements – Part IIA

What was here, Early Houston Advertisements – Part IIA 05 April 2013 THE WEEKLY TELEGRAPH TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 1860 I was able to locate another issue of The Weekly Telegraph in Houston. The day was Tuesday, 20 April 1860. This … Continue reading

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Collector Rights

Hey Ferd, I hope you are doing well, but there is an urgent and quite frightening matter that I need to discuss with you. There was a post back before the Expo that pertained to laws being passed affecting bottle … Continue reading

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Russ’ Stomach Bitters – A New York Lady’s Leg

Russ’ Stomach Bitters A New York Lady’s Leg 31 January 2013 (Updated 21 September 2013) (R•052814) Are these Russ Products Related? The Russ’ Stomach Bitters is an interesting lady’s leg bitters that is fairly old, from New York, is iron pontiled … Continue reading

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Pictures of the Week 12-22-12

This is the third weekly round-up of some really nice photography from various facebook and other glass web sites.  Make sure you visit the Fresh Peach Gallery which represents the best of the best pictures from 2012. P H O … Continue reading

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Pictures of the Week 12-16-12

This is the second weekly round-up of some really nice photography from various facebook and other glass sites. These pictures are amazing. It is so nice to see such great care with topic selection, composition and lighting. Well done to … Continue reading

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