Tag Archives: Bourbon

Story of a Bottle

Story of a Bottle – Barkhouse Bros. & Co. Gold Dust Kentucky Bourbon 49er Bottle Jamboree 20 March 2016 (R•032416) In preparation for the Holabird Americana “49er Bottle Jamboree” Auction at the FOHBC 2016 Sacramento National Antique Bottle Convention & Expo, we … Continue reading

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A few of my aqua figural bitters met for a little sun today.

A few of my aqua figural bitters met for a little sun today. 08 November 2015 A few of my aqua figural bitters met for a little sun today. That being a National Bitters (figural ear of corn), Old Sachems … Continue reading

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Two California collections at Holabird’s Western Americana Collections

Two California collections at Holabird’s Western Americana Collections 07 September 2014 My name is Joe Elcano and I work with Fred Holabird. He has asked me to contact you to see if you could help us. Our September and December … Continue reading

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Kentucky’s Top 25 Rarest Bottles

In honor of and in preparation for the upcoming FOHBC 2014 National Antique Bottle Show in Lexington, Kentucky, I thought it would be nice to look at the Top 25 Kentucky’s Rarest Bottles. I will try to add pictures if I have … Continue reading

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An extremely rare Eclipse Bitters from Louisville, Kentucky

An extremely rare Eclipse Bitters from Louisville, Kentucky Stewart & Kiel – Sole Proprietors 05 May 2014 (R•052815) A large number of Cincinnatians, in view of the fact that the eclipse didn’t consider their suburb of sufficient importance to go … Continue reading

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Unlisted Dr. Bourbon’s Aromatic Forest Bitters

Unlisted Dr. Bourbon’s Aromatic Forest Bitters 16 April 2014 Interesting news from Steven Libbey, chief of the Wisconsin bottle club. Steve is reporting about an unlisted Dr. Bourbon’s Aromatic Forest Bitters from Madison, Wisconsin. What a great name! He states … 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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William H. Walker and his Tonic Bitters

William H. Walker and his Tonic Bitters 17 December 2013 I came across this 1869 advertisement above for Walker’s Tonic Bitters that I found in the Louisville Daily Express. I think I may have an unlisted bitters. Doing a little research … Continue reading

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Sterne’s Celebrated Congress Bourbon Bitters

Sterne’s Celebrated Congress Bourbon Bitters 3 November 2013 While looking at Bourbon Cordial advertising last night, I came across this wonderful lithograph of an early agriculture and hunting scene held by the the Library of Congress. The date is 1863. … Continue reading

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They call him Mr. Bourbon…

They call him Mr. Bourbon… 18 October 2013 I am pleased to announce that Michael R. Veach (Mr. Bourbon – pictured above) will be the keynote speaker at the FOHBC 2014 National Antique Bottle Show in Lexington, Kentucky. Keeping in mind … Continue reading

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