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Barrel Series – Out of the Ashes, the Wolford Z – Whiskey

Barrel Series – Out of the Ashes, the Wolford Z – Whiskey 23 September 2016 (R•092416 – Z Solved) I guess my biggest question here would be why Jacob A. Wolford would put a “Z” on his figural barrel whiskey bottle? Does it … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | August • September 2 0 1 6

August • September  |  2 0 1 6 24 September 2016 Wolford Z Whiskey mystery solved. “Hey Ferd, I think the following articles will explain the “Z” that is embossed on the WOLFORD bottle. – Best Regards, Corey Stock” Eighth in a … Continue reading

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Jacob Pinkerton’s Wahoo & Calisaya Bitters

Jacob Pinkerton’s Wahoo & Calisaya Bitters 21 November 2015 (R•020116) Have you ever used the celebrated Wahoo and Calisaya Bitters better known by the cabalistic letters “I.M. O. K. — 1864– Y!  Y!” This phrase is repeated in various period … Continue reading

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A pair of S. Rosenthal & Co. NYC bottles

A pair of S. Rosenthal & Co. NYC bottles 29 October 2014 (R•020715) Recently, I have corresponded with Chris Eib regarding various bottle related topics and during this exchange, Chris sent me the picture above of two S. Rosenthal & Co. … Continue reading

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J. W. Hutchinson’s Tonic Bitters – Mobile, Alabama

J. W. Hutchinson’s Tonic Bitters – Mobile, Alabama 19 October 2014 (R•110314 – Info and examples from Rod Vining) (R•053017) (R•061917) I suspect many bitters collectors have noticed that spectacular example of a Hutchinson’s Tonic Bitters from Mobile, Alabama in … Continue reading

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The incredible Price’s Patent Texas Tonic

PRICE’S PATENT TEXAS TONIC REPUBLIC OF TEXAS “A Purely Vegetable Medicine or Bitters” Ferdinand Meyer V with contributions by Doyle Bailey, Brad Seigler, Brandon DeWolfe, James Viguerie, Eric McGuire & Bob Skiles 26 June 2013 (Updated 29 & 31 August … Continue reading

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Bodmann Baltimore Cathedral Pickles perish in great San Francisco Fire

Jeff Wichmann over at American Bottle Auctions in Sacramento, California, has an exciting auction online as I write. This is Auction #56 that closes on 26 August 2012. Besides the spectacular Kelly’s Old Cabin Bitters (see above), and the Cropper’s Stomach … Continue reading

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Fire Grenades – Great Form and Color for Collectors

The grenade was thrown at the base of the fire so the glass would smash and release the chemicals – putting out the fire. Recently I have written and posted about collectible antique Glass Paperweights, Target Balls, Marbles, Witch Balls, Fly Traps, Glass Fishing Floats, Lightning … Continue reading

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