Category Archives: Tobacco

Woodgate & Company – Club House Gin

Woodgate & Company – Club House Gin 18 September 2014 NO PLEASURE CAN EXCEED THE SMOKING OF THE WEED Ken Edward had this cool Woodgate & Co., Club House Gin bottle at the Downieville Bottle Show this past weekend. Ken let me … Continue reading

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The Lash’s Gentleman in a Hat

The Lash’s Gentleman in a Hat 28 August 2014 | Mystery Solved 082814 14:55 Here is an interesting e-mail I received yesterday about Lash’s Bitters. This seems like a question for bitters trade card authority Joe Gourd. Is there a … Continue reading

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Bonn’s Pure Scotch Snuff – Baltimore

Bonn’s Pure Scotch Snuff – Baltimore BONN’S JAMES RIVER TOBACCO MANUFACTORY 27 October 2013 Hi Ferdinand, I was lucky enough to buy this great, pontiled snuff bottle at the Manchester show. I believe it may be an unknown or as … Continue reading

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Photographs of People Drinking – Part V

Photographs of People Drinking – Part V PART V of a Series 15 January 2013 Presenting the Fifth Gallery of vintage pictures of “People Drinking”. This is a continuation of a series. See bottom of post for index. If you have … Continue reading

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Patent Medicine Proprietary Revenue Stamps

Proprietary Stamps The first revenue stamps in United States were produced to collect taxes on liquor in 18th-century America and were known as Supervisors’ Seals. These revenue stamps were embossed and known as the First Federal Issue. Later, new tax laws were … Continue reading

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Woods’ Baltimore City Directory – 1864

I get asked all the time from collectors, especially in my collecting area of Bitters; “so what is happening?”, “heard about any new bottles?, “anything in the upcoming auction interest you?” or “are you going to the so and so … Continue reading

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Cigar & Tobacco Jar Display at the Reno Expo

D I S P L A Y    S E R I E S Cigar & Tobacco Jars – Dennis Rogers (see Alan DeMaison Video of Dennis and his display) Here is the next in the series of expanded coverage of the wonderful displays … Continue reading

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Three Bottles with New Orleans seals

Bottles with New Orleans seals  PEYCHAUD’S, DELPIT’S & SARRAZIN. Age range 1840’s through 1870’s.  “I’ve always felt the DELPIT’S was the oldest, the SARRAZIN the most recent.” Charles Aprill Dr. Charles Aprill from the Big Easy, submits these wonderful pictures … Continue reading

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Photographs and Images of People Drinking – Part III

Photographs and Images of People Drinking – Part III PART III of a Series – Ketcham Drinking Gallery 23 August 2012 With record speed I am opening the third gallery of vintage drinking pictures from up North as new material has … Continue reading

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Photographs and Images of People Drinking – Part II

Photographs and Images of People Drinking – Part II PART II of a Series 19 August 2012 It is time to open the second gallery of vintage drinking pictures as the first galley filled to volume. This is a continuation … Continue reading

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