Tag Archives: Queen

Surgical Institute Bitters

Surgical Institute Bitters 17 March 2016 Here is reference to an unlisted bitters called the Surgical Institute Bitters. Yesterday, when I found this advertisement shown above, I immediately thought we might be talking about the same fellows who put out … 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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Really glad I made it to the 2015 Houston Antique Bottle Show

Really glad I made it to the 2015 Houston Antique Bottle Show 13 July 2015 As I sit here around dinner time in Greenville, South Carolina, on this fine Sunday evening, I am reflecting on the great time I had … Continue reading

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The Iron Maiden

The Iron Maiden 23 April 2014 I received a call yesterday from an old-time historical flask collector named Joe Wood. We talked for a bit about the great flask collections from previous decades and he mentioned that he had auctioned off … Continue reading

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An unlisted Indian Queen Bitters?

An unlisted Indian Queen Bitters? by James Viguerie 13 February 2014 OK, maybe it is listed. This ebay listing might be Ring & Ham I 21 in Bitters Bottles, or a slight variation of it. Too bad it is not an … Continue reading

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Don’t Bogart that Gin . . . ger Ale

Don’t Bogart that Gin . . . ger Ale 01 November 2013 The ad also reveals that Gordon & Co. purchased the Equinox Springs bottling business in Manchester, Vermont. Another post from Ginger Ale authority Ken Previtali. This will join … 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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Not Brown – A “chocolate” Brown’s Celebrated Indian Herb Bitters

Not Brown – A “chocolate” Brown’s Celebrated Indian Herb Bitters 23 October 2012 (R•090516) There is a movement underfoot to diminish the celebration and collection of brown bottles and glass. I know of some major collectors who are discouraging this … Continue reading

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Vintage Indian Queen, Princess & Maiden Advertising

Vintage Indian Queen, Princess & Maiden Advertising 28 September 2012 Well I took a left turn today as I finished up the Indian Queen Series. I have to say, I was a bit disappointed that I could not find any … Continue reading

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The Rubenesque Queens

The Rubenesque Queens The Rubenesque Queens 27 September 2012 I suppose I have not really focused on the voluptuous and full form of the Queens I have written and posted about lately as I have been looking more closely at … Continue reading

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