Daily Archives: 26 June 2011

Jerry Forbes Does it Again

Jerry Forbes (Carmel, California) and I just finished the FOHBC Memphis National Show. As usual, Jerry has done phenomenal. He sold well and purchased well. Look at this photograph of some of his goodies just taken in his hotel room. … Continue reading

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Bourbon Whiskey Bitters

Yesterday at the FOHBC National Show and Sale in Memphis, I was able to add two (2) new Bourbon Whiskey Bitters to my collection. It’s fun to find new colors! B 171 BOURBON WHISKEY BITTERS, Circa 1860’s – 1880’s, BOURBON WHISKEY ( … Continue reading

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Mystery Pig Bottle

Anybody recognize the Pig Bottle? Hello, I have had this bottle for 45 years and have tried to learn about it with no luck. It is about 6 1/2″ long and is pottery. It has a schooner embossed on the … Continue reading

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Royal Kent Hop Bitters

Another interesting Bitters Bottle from Australia: Hi Ferdinand, A message from Bill Ham regarding bitters not listed in the bitters books got me to thinking! Recently a stunning bottle turned up which has never been seen, not even a piece … Continue reading

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