Tag Archives: Scotch

Gilbert’s Sarsaparilla Bitters – Enosburgh Falls, Vermont

Gilbert’s Sarsaparilla Bitters – Enosburgh Falls, Vermont 21 August 2015 If you read my most recent post about Dr. Gilbert’s Rock and Rye Stomach Bitters (Read: Dr. Gilbert’s Rock and Rye Stomach Bitters), you saw that I was going to investigate to … Continue reading

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Looking at Scotch Whiskey Museum Images

Looking at Scotch Whiskey Museum Images The Scotch Whiskey Experience – Edinburgh, Scotland 16 January 2014 You may remember the Catedral do Whisky virtual museum link back in October 2013 (top of post). I was looking at it again last night in … Continue reading

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Bonn’s Pure Scotch Snuff – Baltimore

Bonn’s Pure Scotch Snuff – Baltimore BONN’S JAMES RIVER TOBACCO MANUFACTORY 27 October 2013 Hi Ferdinand, I was lucky enough to buy this great, pontiled snuff bottle at the Manchester show. I believe it may be an unknown or as … Continue reading

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Gregory’s Scotch Bitters – Minneapolis

Gregory’s Scotch Bitters Minneapolis, Minnesota 18 October 2013 (R•101913 – Ketcham material) (R•091416) (R•041117) Prominent among their specialties is the Celebrated Gregory’s Scotch Bitters of which they are the sole manufacturers and which is having a most flattering sale. Young … Continue reading

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Buchanan’s Black & White Scotch Whisky Advertising

Yesterday I was writing and posting pictures of figural Buchanan cannon bottles (read: “the Buchanan Cannons”). During my research to determine the source of the Buchanan name I was led to the James Buchanan Company which is a scotch whisky “merchant”- a … Continue reading

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“the Buchanan Cannons”

“the Buchanan Cannons” 16 August 2012 Buchanan’s Malt Whiskey Buchanan Sour Mash Whiskey Buchanan’s Extract of Sugar Corn In late June of this year, I felt like I was wrapping up the Figural Cannon Series (see bottom of page) with … Continue reading

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Snuff Jars from the Jane & Charles Aprill Collection (and some more)

Charles Aprill continues to dazzle us all with the pictures he keeps posting. We know the Aprills from New Orleans for the best of blue glass (Read: The Charles & Jane Aprill Blue Gallery). Just when you think you are getting … Continue reading

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Early American Blown Three Mold Decanters

The objects were produced by blowing molten glass into a mold, thereby causing the glass to assume the shape and pattern design of the mold. Early American Blown Three Mold Decanters 30 April 2012 (R•031414) An area of high interest to … Continue reading

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The Johnnie Walker Box and the Dr. Wheeler’s – or You’ve Got to be Kidding Me!

Hi Ferdinand: Have been following your latest posts picturing the fancy squares and have really enjoyed them. Maybe by coincidence, I just picked one up 3 days ago. Here in southern California we do not find much to brag about … Continue reading

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