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Lost California Bear found in North Carolina

Lost California Bear found in North Carolina 19 June 2016 Marty Vollmer, the South Carolina show chairman, called me and said a friend found an ad on Craigslist for a bottle with a bear on it. I asked if it … Continue reading

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An exquisite Lediard’s Morning Call square

  An exquisite Lediard’s Morning Call square 05 February 2016 Charles Lediard has again been on my mind recently for a number of reasons. First of all, I came across some new material and information and updated the Charles Lediard and … Continue reading

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Celebrated Crown Bitters – F. Chevalier Sole Agent

Celebrated Crown Stomach Bitters – F. Chevalier Sole Agent 17 January 2016 Here is a nice connection with whiskey and bitters bottles submitted by FOHBC Treasurer, Gary Beatty. I worked on the pictures a little bit to work with the post. … Continue reading

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A few of my aqua figural bitters met for a little sun today.

A few of my aqua figural bitters met for a little sun today. 08 November 2015 A few of my aqua figural bitters met for a little sun today. That being a National Bitters (figural ear of corn), Old Sachems … Continue reading

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Dr. James M. Solomon and his Indian Bitters

Dr. James M. Solomon and his Indian Bitters OLD DR. SOLOMON’S GREAT INDIAN BITTERS OLD DR. SOLOMON’S INDIAN WINE BITTERS 25 October 2015 The bottle picture below represents an aqua OLD DR. SOLOMON’S GREAT INDIAN BITTERS from Attleboro, Massachusetts that I picked up … Continue reading

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Chattanooga National Bitters Spotting

Chattanooga National Bitters Spotting 19 August 2015 (R•082015) As busy as I was at the FOHBC 2015 Chattanooga National Antique Bottle Show, I certainly had the opportunity to see some nice bitters on the floor, under the tables, in the … Continue reading

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Is their a relationship between Grape Bitters by C.R. Smith & Company in Chicago?

Is there a relationship between Grape Bitters by C .R. Smith & Company in Chicago and Dr. A.H. Smith’s Old Style Bitters from St. Louis? 29 March 2015 Sorry for the long title. I though I recognized this bottle as it reminded me of … Continue reading

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An unlisted Old Hickory Celebrated Stomach Bitters – New Orleans

An unlisted Old Hickory Celebrated Stomach Bitters – New Orleans Simon Herrmann and Jacob Grossman 22 July 2014 (R•072314) (R•010515) (R•111716) Framed picture added from Glass Works Auctions. It was real nice running into and jawing with Courtney Frioux from New Orleans … 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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Bernard’s Orange Bitters and a trip to Edinburgh, Scotland

Bernard’s Orange Bitters and a trip to Edinburgh, Scotland PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 14 February 2014 Here we have yet another mysterious and unlisted ‘orange bitters‘ trade card from the Joe Gourd collection (see below). At first I thought … Continue reading

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