Is the Best Bitters in America the Best Bitters in America?
07 March 2012
While at my two (2) tables at the Baltimore Antique Bottle Show this past weekend, I was alerted to the presence of a Best Bitters in America hidden ‘under the table’ of a dealer from New England. This caused quite a stir in a weekend FULL of “quite a stirs!” I already have a killer example of this great figural bottle (pictured below) so I was able to contain my excitement. It did remind me that this bottle needed to be added to the Roped Corner Fancy Gent Series (see other posts at bottom of page). Anyway, here is the scoop on this cool Kalamazoo, Michigan Figural Bitters.
The Carlyn Ring and W.C. Ham listing in Bitters Bottles:
B 92 BEST BITTERS IN AMERICA
THE BEST BITTERS IN AMERICA, THE BEST BITTERS / IN AMERICA // motif geometric // B. DESENBERG & CO / KALAMAZOO. // motif geometric //
9 1/4 x 2 3/4 (6 1/4)
Square, Amber, LTC, Applied mouth, Roped corners, Rare
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