Tag Archives: Plantation

A question regarding Capuziner Bitters

A question regarding Capuziner Bitters 01 October 2015 Incoming e-mail communication with pictures from Chris Eib regarding Hutching’s Dyspepsia Bitters, Drake’s Plantation Bitters and Capuziner Bitters. Some rather nice pictures of some cool bottles too to support the e-mail. [CI] … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, Bitters, Collectors & Collections, eBay, Medicines & Cures, Questions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Prairie & Plantation Bitters – Cincinnati, O

Prairie & Plantation Bitters – C. Frank & Co. Cincinnati. O 06 September 2015 As I noted yesterday in my “The Two Other Plantation Bitters” post, I have been watching the ‘new on the scene’ Prairie and Plantation Bitters figural cabin for … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising, Auction News, Bitters, History, Liquor Merchant, Pepper Sauce, Sauce, Spirits, Tea | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Two Other Plantation Bitters

The two other Plantation Bitters + another 05 September 2015 Just about all of us are familiar with the Drake’s Plantations Bitters figural log cabin bottle. Besides Hostetter’s Stomach Bitters, you probably see more Drake’s at shows, at auctions and online than … Continue reading

Posted in Advice, Auction News, Bitters, Digging and Finding, Figural Bottles, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Drakes Plantation Bitters on 1874 Stereoview Mock Medical Scene

Drakes Plantation Bitters on 1874 Stereoview Mock Medical Scene 07  October 2014 Frank Wicker over at BottlePickers.com tipped me off to this wonderful, yet bizarre stereoview card on eBay with a mock medical scene, a wizard of some sort, some … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising, Bitters, Civil War, eBay, Ephemera, Figural Bottles, Humor - Lighter Side, Medicines & Cures | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Log Cabin Series – Drake’s Plantation Bitters

Log Cabin Series – Drake’s Plantation Bitters 28 November 2012 (R•090615) D R A K E ‘ S    P L A N T A T I O N B I T T E R S There is no bitters … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising, Advice, Bitters, Collectors & Collections, Color, Color Runs, Currency, Digging and Finding, Diving, Early American Glass, Ephemera, Figural Bottles, History, Peachridge Glass, Postage, Questions, Spirits, Tax Stamps | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Charles Lediard and his Liquor Products

C H A R L E S   L E D I A R D  and his Liquor Products 12 November 2012 (R•020116) With my post the other day on OK PLANTATION Bitters (see: OK Plantation Bitters – the “Big Boys”), … Continue reading

Posted in Bitters, Collectors & Collections, Digging and Finding, Figural Bottles, History, Spirits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

The “Blue-Green” Drakes Mystery

T H E   “B L U E – G R E E N”  D R A K E S Updated 01 July 2013 A good marketing or advertising piece should catch your eye whether it is mailed,  displayed or … Continue reading

Posted in Auction News, Bitters, Collectors & Collections, Color, Figural Bottles, News, Questions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Drake’s Plantation Bitters Label Question

“This is the only black with gold lettering S.T. DRAKE’S PLANTATION BITTERS label (see below) I have ever seen. I thought it might be unique to the 5 log mold, but Micheal George had a 5 log with the normal … Continue reading

Posted in Bitters, Figural Bottles, Questions | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Looking at some of the Bitters Bottles on the steamboat Bertrand – Part 2

Looking at some of the Bitters Bottles on the steamboat Bertrand Part 2 14 September 2012 T H E B E R T R A N D  B I T T E R S  B O T T L E … Continue reading

Posted in Bitters, Digging and Finding, Figural Bottles, History, Museums, Publications, Treasure | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

I brought a few of my Drakes to the Houston Show

“the casual show goer must have walked by our tables and figured green drakes are a dime a dozen” I brought a few of my Drakes to the Houston Show 15 July 2012 To support the Houston group, and to … Continue reading

Posted in Bitters, Bottle Shows, Collectors & Collections, Color Runs, Figural Bottles | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments