Category Archives: Syrup

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) 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 this … Continue reading

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Some Great Pittsburgh Embossed Bottles

Ferdinand: I thought I would send you a couple of pictures of a couple of new bottles I picked up. Often times forums are hard to explain in detail. I’ve collected Pittsburgh bottles since 1974 and it is neat that … Continue reading

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Glass Works Auction #93 – Woodgate’s Plantation Bitters makes its Appearance

Glass Works Auctions announces Absentee Auction #93  ~ The “Christmas Comes Early” Auction Closing Date: December 5th, 2011 Bidding Opens: November 21st Over 450 items being offered! Featuring: * Important English ‘black glass’ bottles from the Stanley Hooper Collection. * … Continue reading

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