Tag Archives: Kentucky

The James A. Clark barrel from Louisville

The James A. Clark barrel from Louisville 21 September 2016 I have put out many barrel posts before but I missed the Clark barrel from Louisville, Kentucky. You see, there are only two examples, the last coming from the recent Glass Works … Continue reading

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Story of a Bottle

Story of a Bottle – Barkhouse Bros. & Co. Gold Dust Kentucky Bourbon 49er Bottle Jamboree 20 March 2016 (R•032416) In preparation for the Holabird Americana “49er Bottle Jamboree” Auction at the FOHBC 2016 Sacramento National Antique Bottle Convention & Expo, we … Continue reading

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John T. Pendleton and his Pendleton’s Pineapple Bitters

John T. Pendleton and his Pendleton’s Pineapple Bitters 07 May 2015 Yesterday I put up a post on C. G. Pendleton’s Tonic, The World-Renowned Stomach Bitters from Bridgeport Connecticut. The bottle dates from 1866 to 1867. There seems to be … Continue reading

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Ward’s Eureka Tonic Bitters – Covington, Kentucky

Ward’s Eureka Tonic Bitters – Covington, Kentucky 09 April 2015 (R•053017) The other day, while looking around St. Louis for Auguste Amadee Mellier listings for his Mellier’s Imperial Tonic Bitters, I came across some advertising for a Ward’s Eureka Tonic Bitters … Continue reading

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I wish someone would find me a Newfoundland Bitters

I wish someone would find me a Newfoundland Bitters 19 November 2014 Sitting lonely, in the Carlyn Ring and W.C. Ham Bitters Bottles book, is a listing for N 21 NEWFOUNDLAND BITTERS, The Daily Picayune (New Orleans) April 4, 1869. I had seen … Continue reading

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FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Educational Displays

FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Educational Displays 14 August 2014 We ended up with thirteen education displays at the Lexington National that were as different from the recent Reno and Manchester National displays as possible. Interesting and interactive to some extent, they … Continue reading

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2014 Lexington National | FOHBC “Run for the Roses” Bottle Competition Event

2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Run for the Roses Bottle Competition Event 08 August 2014 The next group of pictures come from the “Run for the Roses” bottle competition event at the Lexington National. Participants were prompted to bring and enter their favorite Wax … Continue reading

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2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Cocktail Party & Awards Banquet

2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Cocktail Party & Awards Banquet 07 August 2014 The next group of pictures represent the Cocktail Party and Awards Banquet that occurred on Friday evening at the Lexington National. A good time to chill, catch up with bottle … Continue reading

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Dr. John Bull and Louisville at that time

Dr. John Bull and Louisville at that time 04 July 2014 (R•080914) (R•102014) “Louisville has a population of 140,000 or 150,000 and its population supports thousands of drinking saloons. Go in whatever direction, you will hardly be able to walk … Continue reading

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The best Lady’s Leg in the Galaxy – Universe Bitters

The best Lady’s Leg in the Galaxy – Universe Bitters 31 May 2014 It was nice seeing the lady’s leg figural, Universe Bitters, from Louisville, Kentucky, at the top of the Top 25 Kentucky’s Rarest Bitter Bottles list. The bottle … Continue reading

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