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Reed Brothers – Dealers in Drugs & School Books

Reed Brothers – Dealers in Drugs & School Books Reed’s Celebrated Overland Bitters 07 March 2019 I like that, …”Dealers in Drugs & School Books” and also “Proprietors of Reed’s Celebrated Overland Bitters.” Here is another super tough, extremely rare … Continue reading

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Life Everlasting Bitters – Atlanta, Georgia

Life Everlasting Bitters – Atlanta, Georgia 01 November 2018 Here is a great bitters square that John Pastor had in his recent American Glass Gallery Auction #21 which closed earlier in the week. The picture at the top of the post … Continue reading

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Caldwell’s Wine & Iron Bitters – Medina NY

Caldwell’s Wine & Iron Bitters – Medina NY 13 September 2018 (R•051019-FBN) The other day I did a post on the triangular Caldwell’s Herb Bitters which was centered around York and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It reminded me of another Caldwell named … Continue reading

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Celebrated Crown Bitters – F. Chevalier Sole Agent

Celebrated Crown Stomach Bitters – F. Chevalier Sole Agent 17 January 2016 Here is a nice connection with whiskey and bitters bottles submitted by FOHBC Treasurer, Gary Beatty. I worked on the pictures a little bit to work with the post. … Continue reading

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Arabian Bitters – One Thousand and One Nights

Did you know that there is an Arabian Bitters from Savannah? I wonder what the product name was inspired from? Arabian Nights? Or maybe from a horse or some mystical place? Maybe from a dance or Aladdin’s Lamp? Let’s see … Continue reading

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Not Brown – A “chocolate” Brown’s Celebrated Indian Herb Bitters

Not Brown – A “chocolate” Brown’s Celebrated Indian Herb Bitters 23 October 2012 (R•090516) There is a movement underfoot to diminish the celebration and collection of brown bottles and glass. I know of some major collectors who are discouraging this … Continue reading

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Not Brown – Old Amber “Harvey’s Prairie Bitters”

Not Brown – Old Amber “Harvey’s Prairie Bitters” 10 October 2012 (R•052714) (R•061017) There is a movement underfoot to discourage the celebration and collection of brown bottles and glass. I know of major collectors discoraging this color and others removing … Continue reading

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The two embossed TEXAS Bitters

The two embossed TEXAS Bitters 17 July 2012 (R•032519) Seeing pictures of these two legendary Texas embossed bitters and meeting David Cole, who may have the most complete and extensive collection of Texas embossed blobs, hutches, crown tops and related … Continue reading

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Large Willington Pickle Jar in a Teal Blue

With cathedral pickles in the news recently, (Read: The Amber Willington Cathedral Pickle Jar) (Read: MAJOR Cathedral Pickle Collection News) (Read: Early Blown Glass Blue CATHEDRAL PICKLE BOTTLE closes on eBay) it was good timing for Dennis Rogers to send Peachridge Glass three … Continue reading

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The big star in Hollywood, Mississippi is the Imperial Levee

An absolute favorite bottle of mine is the ‘Imperial / Levee / J. Noyes / Hollywood / Miss.‘  figural wine bottle. This bottle comes embossed with the typography noted above and un-embossed. The bottle was made somewhere between 1845 and … Continue reading

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