Tag Archives: French

French Aromatique – The Finest Stomach Bitters

French Aromatique – The Finest Stomach Bitters 23 February 2016 (Updated) I get quite a few neat bitters emails from Gary Beatty (North Port, Florida) that always get me thinking and admiring. Let’s take a moment to look at his French … Continue reading

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Goodwin’s Laree Bitters – Baltimore

Goodwin’s Laree Bitters – Baltimore Strictly A French Preparation 20 October 2015 (R•052517) The advertisement below was found in the bottom right corner of a Virginia newspaper in 1882. Right beneath the word OPIUM. It represents the unlisted Goodwin’s Laree Bitters. Wikipedia … Continue reading

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Dr. L. G. Bertram’s Long-Life Aromatic Stomach Bitters

Dr. L. G. Bertram’s Long-Life Aromatic Stomach Bitters 28 May 2015 (R•052915) (R•060215) Here is another extremely rare bitters that John Pastor presented in his American Glass Gallery Auction 14 that closed last night. The extremely rare Dr. L. G. Bertram’s Long-Life … Continue reading

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Found: One, A. Schriener New Orleans Bottle

Found: One, “A. Schriener (sic) New Orleans” Bottle 02 May 2015 Here is a really cool bottle from an even cooler city. Well not so cool temperature-wise but just plain ole’ cool, New Orleans, Louisiana. NOLA, the Big Easy…Crescent City. … Continue reading

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Is the Hunyadi Janos Saxlehner’s Bitterquelle a bitters bottle?

Is the Hunyadi Janos Saxlehner’s Bitterquelle a bitters bottle? 01 February 2015 (R•020215) No, the Hunyadi Janos Saxlehner’s Bitterquelle is not a bitters bottle so let’s get that out-of-the-way, right quick. Most new bitters collectors, including myself, remember seeing a Bitterquelle either … Continue reading

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A question about French ‘Canteen Like’ Bottles

A question about French ‘Canteen Like’ Bottles 14 January 2015 Two years ago, I put together a fun post on a variety of historical canteen images. This is not my area of direct expertise, but I do find them fascinating and … Continue reading

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Bertinguiot… French or American Inks?

Bertinguiot… French or American Inks? 27 August 2014 (R•082814) Must be Dale Mlasko week (visit Oregon Trail Antique Bottles & Glass). Keep getting these drop-dead, stunning pictures of bottles that were dug in San Francisco. Earlier this week it was the E. Julin – ABO … Continue reading

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Where is the Bitter Puyastier from?

Where is the Bitter Puyastier from? 21 June 2014 David Jackson sent me a picture of him holding a Bitter Puyastier and said, “Hi Ferdinand, Do you have any info on this bottle? I have one in amber and have seen it in … Continue reading

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Top 25 Kentucky’s Rarest Bitters 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 Bitters Bottles. I will try to add pictures if I … 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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