Tag Archives: James

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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Bottle News from the Big Sky Country

Bottle News from the Big Sky Country 30 November 2014 Always like to hear from James Campiglia up in Bozeman, Montana aka Big Sky Country. He and his digging buddies with Outhouse Patrol have it covered or uncovered in this case. … Continue reading

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The Beggs’ and their Dandelion Bitters

The Beggs’ and their Dandelion Bitters 18 November 2014 (R•010315) (R•120317) As a follow-up to both of the DeWitts Stomach Bitters posts, I thought it would be appropriate to do a post on Beggs Dandelion Bitters. Beggs and DeWitt were partners at one … Continue reading

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Brown’s Aromatic Bitters – Hannibal, Missouri

Brown’s Aromatic Bitters – Hannibal Missouri 13 November 2014 (R•111514) (R•111814) [This post was inspired by Tim Henson from Missouri] Jim Hagenbuch with Glass Works Auctions sure knows how to tug at the heart-strings (and pull at the purse strings) as … Continue reading

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So who is Dr. Buzzell?

So who is Dr. Buzzell? 08 November 2014 So who is Dr. Buzzell? At first when I found a Dr. Buzzell’s bitters advertisement (below) while working on the Globe Tonic Bitters (Portland, Maine) post, I thought we might have an unlisted … Continue reading

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Dr. J. W. James India Bitters – East Brady, Pennsylvania

Dr. J. W. James India Bitters – East Brady, Pennsylvania 19 August 2014 Continuing today with the series of bitters brands with “India” in the name, is another extremely rare bitters from my collection from East Brady (or Bradys Bend), Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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James’s W. Price’s Aromatic Stomach Bitters – New Orleans

James’s W. Price’s Aromatic Stomach Bitters – New Orleans 24 July 2014 (R•021615) (R•053015) Here is another extremely rare, New Orleans bottle from Courtney Frioux in New Orleans. I ran into Courtney this past weekend at the Houston Antique Bottle Show. We started talking about … Continue reading

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Hostetters Base Markings

Hostetters Base Markings 25 June 2014 I have been consumed lately with digitally archiving past issues of Bottles and Extras for the FOHBC membership and came across this pretty cool article from Hostetters Bitters master, Richard Siri, from the Summer … Continue reading

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The Swan Bitters from Meadville, Pennsylvania

The Swan Bitters from Meadville, Pennsylvania 17 March 2014 Glass Works Auctions, in their “Winter be Gone” Auction 101 that ends this evening, has an interesting bitters square that I have not seen before. The Swan Bitters seems to have … Continue reading

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Fisher & Winston – Richmond, Virginia

Fisher & Winston – Richmond, Virginia 19 January 2014 I have had some conversations and correspondence with Frank Bishop (South Carolina) the past year or so and was intrigued when he sent me this picture of a pontiled, Fisher & Winston medicine … Continue reading

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