Stonewall Jackson Stomach Bitters & Jaskson’s Stonewall Bitters

Stonewall Jackson Stomach Bitters & Jaskson’s Stonewall Bitters

08 December 2011

Apple-Touch-IconAI am pleased to announce that I was able to win the extremely rare Stonewall Jackson Stomach Bitters (pictured below) in the Glass Works Auctions “Christmas Comes Early” auction which ended earlier this week. For some reason or another I missed out on this bottle in 2008. I will proudly display it with my great example of a Jackson’s Stonewall Bitters (pictured below). Read: Jackson’s Stonewall Bitters – St. Louis

Lot 107.STONEWALL JACKSON – STOMACH BITTERS – DR. M. PERL & CO.“, (J-7), Louisiana, ca. 1865 – 1875, deep yellowish olive amber, 8 5/8″h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth. Some minor scratches exist, mostly on one panel, otherwise perfect Extremely rare! We auctioned this bottle in 2008, and have not seen or heard of one since!

Of particular interest to me on this New Orleans, Louisiana bottle is the Dr. M. Perl & Co. embossing. This new addition will also be a mate for my elusive R/H P 70.5 Peruvian Bark Bitters which is also embossed with the Dr. M. Perl & Co. name. The New Orleans City Directories for 1867 and 1868 list: Perl, Dr. M. & Co., Drug Store and Laboratory, 124 Chartes, New Orleans.

This is somewhat of a coincidence as I did a NOLA posting earlier in the week. Read: Some Big Easy Window Bottles.

Stonewall Jackson Stomach Bitters – Meyer Collection

Jackson’s Stonewall Bitters – Meyer Collection

Peruvian Bark Bitters – Meyer Collection

About Ferdinand Meyer V

Ferdinand Meyer V is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and has a BFA in Fine Art and Graphic Design from the Kansas City Art Institute and School of Design. Ferdinand is the founding Principal of FMG Design, a nationally recognized design consultation firm. Ferdinand is a passionate collector of American historical glass specializing in bitters bottles, color runs and related classic figural bottles. He is married to Elizabeth Jane Meyer and lives in Houston, Texas with their daughter and three wonderful grandchildren. The Meyers are also very involved in Quarter Horses, antiques and early United States postage stamps. Ferdinand is the past 6-year President of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors and is one of the founding members of the FOHBC Virtual Museum.
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1 Response to Stonewall Jackson Stomach Bitters & Jaskson’s Stonewall Bitters

  1. Froggy says:

    Awesome; a beaut! Thought you’d go after. Also, nice to see my “old” Stonewall that is also an ex-Keating bottle. Shoulda’ kept it…but then how many times have I said that!

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