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Barrel Series – Out of the Ashes, the Wolford Z – Whiskey

Barrel Series – Out of the Ashes, the Wolford Z – Whiskey 23 September 2016 (R•092416 – Z Solved) I guess my biggest question here would be why Jacob A. Wolford would put a “Z” on his figural barrel whiskey bottle? Does it … Continue reading

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Jacob Pinkerton’s Wahoo & Calisaya Bitters

Jacob Pinkerton’s Wahoo & Calisaya Bitters 21 November 2015 (R•020116) Have you ever used the celebrated Wahoo and Calisaya Bitters better known by the cabalistic letters “I.M. O. K. — 1864– Y!  Y!” This phrase is repeated in various period … Continue reading

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Ash Tonic Bitters – John C. Horting, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Ash Tonic Bitters – John C. Horting, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 15 October 2015 The Ash Tonic Bitters was a surprise in the Conestoga Auction Company event last Saturday when the Nolt Collection of Whiskey Memorabilia was auctioned off in a live and web … Continue reading

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Lud’s Aromatic Stomach Bitters – Lawrence, Kansas

Lud’s Aromatic Stomach Bitters – Lawrence, Kansas Reuben Winchell Ludington 10 May 2015 While poking around the internet this morning, which is something akin to looking at the sky with a telescope, I spotted a listing for a Lud’s Aromatic … Continue reading

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T. J. Lummus’ A.V. Bitters – Lynn Mass

T. J. Lummus’ A.V. Bitters – Lynn Mass 26 November 2014 (R•112714) (R•121115) An important bitters sold this past Monday night in the Glass Works Auctions, The ‘Christmas Comes Early’ Catalog Auction #105 . The T. J. LUMMUS’ A.V. BITTERS from Lynn, Massachusetts (Ring/Ham, … Continue reading

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Salmon’s Perfect Stomach Bitters – Manhattan

Salmon’s Perfect Stomach Bitters – Manhattan 24 August 2014 (R•100514) Bill Ham picked up a pretty rare Salmon’s Perfect Stomach Bitters on a table at the recent FOHBC 2014 Lexington National and flipped it to me for a couple hundred bucks. … 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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Looking at a Collection of Merchant’s Gargling Oils

Looking at a Collection of Merchant’s Gargling Oils 23 November 2013 While visiting with John Pastor and Liz Maxbauer in New Hudson, Michigan the other day, I was able to look at quite a few extraordinary bottles. One area of … Continue reading

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B.W. Totty’s Superior Tonic Bitters – Richmond, VA

“There are no known whole examples” TOM LEVEILLE Wow, here is a extremely rare and possibly unique bitters that ‘appeared’ on my Peachridge Glass facebook page. There is no listing in the Ring & Ham Bitters Bottles or Bitters Bottles … Continue reading

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Grocery Stores from Yesteryear

H I S T O R I C A L   P H O T O G R A P H S There have been a number of historical photograph galleries this past year on Peachridge Glass such as Colorado Saloons, … Continue reading

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