Category Archives: Syrup

Oliver O. Woodman’s Sarsaparilla – Vicksburg, Mississippi

Oliver O. Woodman’s Sarsaparilla – Vicksburg, Mississippi 06 June 2015 (R•062017) Yesterday we were in Mississippi posting on the Dr. Emanuel’s Sarsaparilla which is a great pontiled bottle from Vicksburg, probably dating to the 1840s. It is pictured below. That post prompted an e-mail which … Continue reading

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Labeled Towle’s Crown of Canada Brand Syrup

Labeled Towle’s Crown of Canada Brand Syrup 07 January 2015 It never fails, I always seem to learn something when I see a piece of unfamiliar glass. In today’s case, it was this fully labeled Towle’s Crown of Canada Brand Syrup jar, … Continue reading

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Meet Chef Johnny Pol “The Foodman”

Meet Chef Johnny Pol “The Foodman” 10 October 2014 I met Chef Johnny Pol at the super 2014 Morro Bay Antique Bottle Show earlier this year and was impressed with his table of bottles and personality. Our hobby has so many … Continue reading

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Lead-off Hitters in the Glass Works “Festival of Color’ Auction #102

Lead-off Hitters in the Glass Works “Festival of Color’ Auction #102 18 June 2014 Jim Hagenbuch, Glass Works Auctions chief, wisely led off with three spectacular pontiled medicine bottles in his Glass Works “Festival of Color’ Auction #102 that closed this past Monday evening. Lot … Continue reading

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Dissecting a Dr. Clark Johnson’s Indian Blood Syrup Advertisement

Dissecting a Dr. Clark Johnson’s Indian Blood Syrup Advertisement Laboratory, 77 W. 3d. St., New York City. Late of Jersey City. Cures dyspepsia. Cures liver disease. Cures fever and ague. Cures scrofula and skin disease. Cures biliousness. Cures heart disease. … Continue reading

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Old Bourbon Whiskey Put Up By Wilson, Fairbank & Co. for Medicinal Purposes

Old Bourbon Whiskey put up by Wilson, Fairbank & Co. for Medicinal Purposes 24 February 2014 There is a wonderful bottle on ebay now reading “Monk’s Old Bourbon Whiskey Put Up By Wilson, Fairbank & Co. Sole Agents For Medicinal … Continue reading

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California Aromatic Orange Bitters – San Francisco

California Aromatic Orange Bitters – San Francisco PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 11 February 2014 Here is another, what appears to be, unlisted “Orange” bitters from San Francisco, California. The California Aromatic Orange Bitters was put out by Irishman, … Continue reading

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So who is A. C. Meyer?

So who is A. C. Meyer? 12 January 2014 (R•012514 – Salvation Oil Trade Card added) I have wondered before, with the last name Meyer, and being from Baltimore, if I was related in any way to A. C. Meyer … Continue reading

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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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