The Nicest 1970’s Old Home Bitters Bottle Lamp



Wow, this has to be one of the nicest, if not the nicest of the large Old Home Bitters bottle lamps. If you look at the size, proportions, embossing and hole in the bottom for the electrical you can quickly confirm the item as being well represented, photographed and described in this current ebay auction. The write-up is noted below:


Actual OLD HOME BITTERS in a yellow green coloration – photo courtesy Norman C. Heckler

GREEN 1970’s OLD HOME BITTERS Figural CABIN patent medicine N.C. bottle 14″ LAMP

Up for bids is an MINT!, 1970’s, 14″ tall, yellowish green glass, ground lip, figural cabin-shaped bottle embossed DOC DUNNING OLD HOME BITTERS GREENSBORO N. CAROLINA OLD HOME BITTERS on the 4 side panels… these VERY COOL! bottles were made for end table lamps in the mid-late 1970’s during the “bottle craze” as a decorative item for bottle collectors… they originally came with a wood base & typical 1970’s lamp shade – they were only made in dark amber, light yellow amber & this yellowish-green glass … I’m not sure which glasshouse made them… no chips, cracks, scratching or staining … Nice!!… A nice addition to any antique vintage old advertising glass dr. doctor medical pharmacy druggist or drug store drugstore remedy apothecary prescription north cobalt blue collection. Winning bidder pays $12.00 shipping & handling. Will combine shipping on multiple purchases. Thank you and good luck bidding. CHECK OUT MY OTHER BOTTLES AT AUCTION! – grbottleguy (100% approval rating) See Listing on ebay

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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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