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J. H. Dudley’s Jockey Club House Bitters

J.H. Dudley & Co’s Jockey Club House Bitters Boston, Massachusetts 21 February 2016 Back in early February, Steve Ketcham, FOHBC Director-At-Large, (Edina, MN) put this really cool J. H. Dudley & Co’s Jockey Club House Bitters package on ebay. I set the pictures aside … Continue reading

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E. Dexter Loveridge – In the House

E. Dexter Loveridge – In the House A Treasure Trove of Wahoo Bitters items goes to Auction 24 April 2015 (R•051215) One of the more entertaining aspects of collecting antique bottles, and in my particular case, bitters bottles, is the interesting names … Continue reading

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The Union Spring Bottle

The Union Spring Bottle Number 9 on the Bernhard Puckhaber list of the ‘Ten Most Wanted Saratogas’ 19 June 2014 (updated with Union Spring info same day) The other night, at the closing of Glass Works Auctions | Auction 102, I noticed this good-looking, … Continue reading

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Gouley’s Vegetable Bitters – Baltimore

Gouley’s Vegetable Bitters – Baltimore Louis Gouley’s Vegetable Medicinal Store 02 May 2014 (R•121814) (R•041815) Yep, had to be a Frenchman with that name. I was looking thru some older Baltimore City Directories and was reminded of an advertisement for Louis … Continue reading

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Forbes Visit, off the Pacific Coast of Big Sur

Forbes Visit, off the Pacific Coast of Big Sur Light, Reflection & Shadow 11 April 2014 My last hurrah and setting sun from my magnificent and recent west coast bottle trip was saved for last when I visited my good … Continue reading

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Beneath Lincoln’s ass they used to load a lot of glass.

Beneath Lincoln’s ass they used to load a lot of Glass Washington City Glass Works – ‘Old Glass House’ by Stephen Atkinson 14 March 2014 Unknown to most Washingtonians and other Americans, and particularity we few in the glass collecting … Continue reading

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Dr. Thos. H. Barnes Anti-Dyspeptic & Family Bitters

Dr. Thos. H. Barnes Anti-Dyspeptic & Family Bitters Keeping House & Selling Bitters 03 February 2014 (R•031815) James Viguerie mentioned in a recent e-mail, “For example for B 25 (Dr. Thos. H. Barnes Anti-Dyspeptic & Family Bitters), I have the full patent record … Continue reading

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The Diamond Ginger Ale Bottle House

  The Diamond Ginger Ale Bottle House 27 October 2013 F., Enjoyed the post on upcoming article in Bottles and Extras on Tonopah, Nevada bottle dig. Tonopah rang a bell and sure enough, it was a postcard of a house … Continue reading

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The United Glass Company located at Wistarburgh

The United Glass Company located at Wistarburgh PART 1 by Stephen Atkinson 24 September 2013 In 1739, the United Glass Company, located at Wistarburgh, was America’s first successful glass factory and the first cooperative manufacturing business venture in the Colonies. … Continue reading

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London Jockey Club House Gin

London Jockey Club House Gin Obviously Gold Rush miners loved their Gin! 14 April 2012 (R•06Oct13) Without a doubt, my favorite non-Bitters square is the great London Jockey Club House Gin with embossed horse and rider. I have owned a … Continue reading

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