Category Archives: Shot Glasses

Look at this labeled 481 Brand Stomach Bitters

Look at this labeled 481 Brand Stomach Bitters 25 May 2014 That is exactly what the gentleman is doing with one keen eye, looking at his 481 Brand Stomach Bitters, “At Last”….”The Best”. Hidden away in John Pastor’s current American … Continue reading

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Advertising Bitters Dose (Shot) Glasses in Glass Works Auction #97

BITTERS DOSE (Shot) GLASSES The ‘March Madness’ Auction #97 I was pleasantly surprised to venture deeper in to the Jim Hagenbuch Glass Works Auction #97 to find an outstanding collection of Bitters shot glasses. The pre-write-up stated: Lots 112 through … Continue reading

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White Seal Pure Rye – Hulman & Beggs – Terre Haute, Indiana

W H I T E    S E A L    P U R E    R Y E White Seal Pure Rye – Hulman & Beggs – Terre Haute, Indiana 23 November 2012 I was looking on eBay yesterday … Continue reading

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Barrel Series – Chapin & Gore – Chicago – Sour Mash

CHAPIN & GORE CHICAGO SOUR MASH 1867 Gardner Spring Chapin & James Jefferson Gore Next in the figural barrel series is the rather common, Chapin & Gore Sour Mash whiskey from Chicago. Chapin & Gore were major liquor merchants with quite a bit … Continue reading

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Alpine Herb Bitters – Western Mountain Themed Square

Alpine Herb Bitters Western Mountain Themed Square 01 April 2012 The next in the ‘Mountain’ embossed or themed Bitters is the Alpine Herb Bitters. This series was inspired by a request by Matthew Tigue Levant asking over on the facebooks Antique Bottles for … Continue reading

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Ken Schwartz Collection or Museum?

After the FOHBC Pomona National Show in 2009, I travelled with Bill Ham and Elizabeth to see the Ken Schwartz collection in Redding, California. I had always heard about this ‘museum like’ collection and had seen a few pictures. This … Continue reading

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