Tag Archives: Albany

Dr. Herrick’s Standard Family Medicine

Dr. Herrick’s Standard Family Medicine Herrick’s Strengthening Bitters and Herrick’s Vegetable Tonic Bitters 24 June 2017 Within this post is reference to two early bitters from 1846 and 1847 that seem to be unlisted. The Strengthening Bitters and Vegetable Tonic … 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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John Thomson and his “Thomsonian System of Practice”

John Thomson and his “Thomsonian System of Practice” 27 March 2014 (R•28 March 2014) Just a short post tonight, it has gotten longer thanks to Mark Yates and his leads, about John Thomson who was a Botanic Physician located at No. … Continue reading

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Unknown New England Glass factory’s contract with Clapp & Townsend July 15, 1848

Unknown New England Glass factory’s contract with Clapp & Townsend July 15, 1848 16 November 2013 (R•112413) I agree to make for Clapp & Townsend and deliver at the Boston Rail Road Depot at Greenbush (NY) between the first of … Continue reading

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Dr. Wynkoop’s Sarsaparilla – New York

DR. WYNKOOP’S SARSAPARILLA New York Dr. Wynkoop’s Katharismic Honduras Sarsaparilla Wynkoop’s Tonic Mixture Warranted to Cure Fever and Ague Wynkoop’s Iceland Pectoral Lyon’s Kathairon 07 October 2013 With the recent posts on the New York ‘big bottle’ sasparallia’s (Masury’s Compound … Continue reading

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The Dowesburgh/Albany Glass House 1785-1815

The Dowesburgh | Albany Glass House 1785 – 1815 Part 4 of a Series by Stephen Atkinson 11 September 2013 Leaving the town of Albany, New York, heading west on Route 20, you will arrive in Guilderland, about six miles west … Continue reading

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Burnham’s Timber Bitters or just Timber Bitters?

Burnham’s Timber Bitters or just Timber Bitters? 01 May 2013 (R•050914) (R•060214) Here is another oddball Bitters that surfaced yesterday when Brian Wolff was doing some online research for M.S. James’ Family Bitters. He came across the labeled Burnham’s Timber … Continue reading

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Didn’t realize that I possess a probable Stoddard Dr. Townsend’s

With the recent posts on the earlier Dr. Townsend’s, I went back through my digital files to find a bottle that has been resting on a remote window shelf with other Dr. Townsend’s and related “non-bitters” bottles. This fellow was … Continue reading

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Stoddard Glass – Updated Information from Michael George

Updated information provided by Michael George based on an exhibit he organized called “New Hampshire Glassmakers”. The Dr. Townsends bottle pictured in the post: Embossed DR TOWNSEND’S SARSAPARILLA ALBANY N.Y. Sand Pontil 17 Rivets Dark Amber is noted. I thank Mike George for … Continue reading

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Embossed DR TOWNSEND’S SARSAPARILLA ALBANY N.Y. Sand Pontil 17 Rivets Dark Amber

Don’t you love that ‘Pixie Star” shooting from the “S” in Townsend’s! As I have had two (2) posts regarding Dr Townsend’s lately, Jeff Burkhardt (Froggy) turned me on to this killer Dr. Townsends Sarsaparilla that just sold on eBay yesterday. Only 1 … Continue reading

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