Tag Archives: Augusta

Chattanooga National Bitters Spotting

Chattanooga National Bitters Spotting 19 August 2015 (R•082015) As busy as I was at the FOHBC 2015 Chattanooga National Antique Bottle Show, I certainly had the opportunity to see some nice bitters on the floor, under the tables, in the … Continue reading

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Ponce De Leon Bitters

Ponce De Leon Bitters George Jefferson Howard and the Coca-Cola Connection 25 May 2015 Here another great bitters square that John Pastor has in his current American Glass Gallery Auction 14 which is now online. The picture at the top of … Continue reading

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W. A. Carlton’s Anti-Dyspeptic Tonic Bitters – Athens, Georgia

W. A. Carlton’s Anti-Dyspeptic Tonic Bitters – Athens, Georgia 17 March 2015 Jim Hagenbuch with Glass Works Auctions has this really neat and extremely rare Carlton’s Anti-Dyspeptic Tonic Bitters square from Athens, Georgia in his “Winter Classic” Auction #106 that closes on March 23rd. … Continue reading

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Golden Eagle Bitters – Augusta & New York

Dr. Tutt’s Golden Eagle Bitters – Augusta & New York William H. Tutt 29 January 2015 Back in August 2011, I had the opportunity to visit with Mike Newman and his extraordinary bottle collection outside of Augusta, Georgia. You can read … Continue reading

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Rees’ Orange Tonica – The Best Bitters in the World

Rees’ Orange Tonica The Best Bitters in the World  Risley Co. Sole Proprietors and Manufacturers – New York PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 19 February 2014 Well, this is the last advertising trade card from authority Joe Gourd in … Continue reading

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Summer Tree – Winter Tree Historical Flasks

Summer Tree – Winter Tree Historical Flasks 15 May 2013 What a wonderful day here in Augusta, Georgia as I have my morning coffee on the porch of the historic Partridge Inn. As I look out, I see all the … Continue reading

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A Thought Provoking and Inspirational Communication

By 14 I had my own bottle shop in our cellar, a sign on the tree out front, had a table at the local flea markets, went to several major auctions at Bob Skinner’s, was advertising in Old Bottle magazine … Continue reading

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U.S. Gold Bitters – Augusta, Maine

U.S. GOLD BITTERS – Augusta, Maine Yesterday all started innocently enough with an email from my friend and fellow Bitters collector Jeff Burkhardt (Froggy) from Cedarburg, Wisconsin telling me he might take a U.S. Gold Bitters to the upcoming Baltimore … Continue reading

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Emerson’s Excelsior Botanic Bitters – Augusta, Maine

EMERSON’S EXCELSIOR Botanic Bitters 28 October 2012 A Tonic that Promotes Digestion, Improves the Appetite, Invigorates the Nervous System and Purifies the Blood.  E.  H.   B U R N S, AUGUSTA, MAINE I have taken a renewed and heightened … Continue reading

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Cool Bottle Embossings

Cool Bottle Embossings 13 June 2012 The recent post for RADAM’S MICROBE KILLER (read: From Texas – Wm. Radam’s Microbe Killer) with the uniquely embossed patient beating off death and a skeleton, I started to think about other bottles and jars that … Continue reading

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