Tag Archives: Jeff Burkhardt

Dr. C. V. Schmidt’s Asteroid Tonic Bitters – 1848

Dr. C. V. Schmidt’s Asteroid Tonic Bitters – 1848 06 November 2013 (R•111513) (R•051915) Jim Hagenbuch over at Glass Works Auctions had this extraordinary, Dr. C. V. Schmidt’s Asteroid Tonic Bitters that I just missed getting in their last auction. Fortunately my bottle … Continue reading

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Augauer Bitters and the Gauer Family – Chicago

AUGAUER BITTERS – CHICAGO John H. Gauer – Michael P. Gauer – Nicholas J. Gauer 09 June 2013 (R•020914) (R•110815) (R•013117) You can always spot an eBay picture (above) from George Waddy (bottleski). In this case it was an Augauer … Continue reading

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Carlyn Ring – An Interview with Martha Stewart

Great Video. “A Complete Collection of Antique Bitters Bottles” – Martha Stewart and Carlyn Ring looks at Carlyn Rings antique bitter bottles collection. The rare and unusual styles in the collection showcase a history of American glass making and early … Continue reading

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Unlisted 2-Headed Indian Queen Found!

“A find that has certainly set the figural and bitters world ‘upside down’ rocks the airwaves this morning. I mean, “was it meant to be drunk from two people at once” as Bill Ham questioned? Bitters figural king Bill Taylor … Continue reading

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Red Cloud Bitters – One of the Chicago ‘Indians’

RED CLOUD BITTERS TAYLOR & WRIGHT – CHICAGO The ebay listing read, “RED CLOUD BITTERS” “bottle old !!! BEAUTIFUL”. “TAYLOR & WRIGHT CHICAGO” and “Hi, Here is a beautiful and RARE bottle !! I can not find any chips or … Continue reading

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Lightning Rod Exhibit at the Franklin Institute

F – Thought you’d find interesting. (Some Executive at) AMC Pictures collects LIGHTNING RODS. Dealer Ted Storb in Connecticut sold many of these to him. JEFF (FROGGY) BURKHARDT Hi All, Jeanne and I visited family in Philadelphia last weekend and … Continue reading

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Curtis Cordial Calisaya Stomach Bitters Fraud?

Will the real Curtis Cordial Calisaya Bitters Please Stand Out! On 30 January 2013 I opened up one of my many incoming bottle related emails to see a stunning emerald green Curtis Cordial Calisaya Stomach Bitters with the following question: … Continue reading

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Daily Dose – January 2013

J A N U A R Y   2 0 1 3 Section dedicated to daily thoughts and interests Thursday, 31 January 2013 Wow, this month just went by so fast. Christmas seems so long ago. Back in Houston, dodged … Continue reading

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The old but sexy, Brown & Drake Catawba Bitters lady’s leg

BROWN & DRAKE CATAWBA BITTERS The old but sexy, Brown & Drake Catawba Bitters lady’s leg 25 January 2013 The first in the series of Lady’s Leg figural bottles is a ‘doozie’ as it is the predecessor brand to the … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Antique Bottle & Advertising Club Rises Again!

Steve’s excitement and enthusiasm have convinced me to re-join this club after being a 30+ year dropout. Ferdinand – As of today the MILWAUKEE ANTIQUE BOTTLE AND ADVERTISING CLUB has a new, exciting website. Thanks to “mover and shaker” president, … Continue reading

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