Tag Archives: Black

He Sold Black Hawk Bitters

He Sold Black Hawk Bitters 23 January 2019 I saw the “He Sold Black Hawk Bitters” notice below for Black Hawk Bitters in a Mexico, Missouri newspaper dated Thursday, December 2, 1915. It caught my eye as a possible unlisted bitters. … Continue reading

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R.C. Ridgway & Co. Lady’s Leg – Philadelphia

R.C. Ridgway & Co. Lady’s Leg – Philadelphia 24 December 2018 I received the email below and pictures of an exciting new find from Robert Biro that I thought I would share. I was curious who R.C. Ridgway was? It … Continue reading

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Genuine Black Walnut Bitters

Genuine Black Walnut Bitters Should it be a “B” or “G” Listing 15 July 2014 Bill Ham tipped me off to a super rare, Black Walnut Bitters on ebay (see listing) and said, “This is listed as G14 in Bitters Bottles, crazy place … Continue reading

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Bottles Stories in a Wine Cellar

Bottles Stories in a Wine Cellar 06 April 2014 A week ago Saturday night, Pam and Randy Selenak, Jerry Forbes and myself were invited to a cozy wine tasting in Webb Tartaglia’s wine cellar with his pretty lady friend, Jane. … Continue reading

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Black Hills Bitters made by F.C. Parmelee in Honeoye, New York

Black Hills Bitters made by F.C. Parmelee in Honeoye, New York 20 March 2014 (R•032214) BLACK HILLS BITTERS ! THE GREAT FAMILY MEDICINE! Contains Hope and valuable Herbs and Roots (obtained only from the Black Hills. Try a bottle to-day! … Continue reading

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Black Hills Bitters To The Front!

Black Hills Bitters To The Front! 19 March 2014 (R•032114) Jack Stecher (Rochester, New York) provided me with a copy of this 1879 advertisement below for Black Hills Bitters from Rochester, New York and asked if I knew anything about … Continue reading

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Dr. Copp’s White Mountain Bitters Advertising Trade Cards

Dr. Copp’s White Mountain Bitters Advertising Trade Cards From the Joe Gourd Collection 01 March 2014 (R•053019) As usual, when I ask bitters advertising, ephemera and trade card authority Joe Gourd a question, involving a rare bitters piece, I get … Continue reading

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Brooklyn (Glass House Co.) 1754-1758

Brooklyn (Glass House Co.) 1754 – 1758 Part 2 of a Series by Stephen Atkinson 09 September 2013 A glass works was founded on what would become State Street in the present day Brooklyn, NYC in 1754 by the Glass … Continue reading

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Blacking Bottles & a little more

B L A C K I N G This past week, a number of primarily eastern US collectors have been posting some really great pictures of Blacking bottles. I thought I would take a moment to nest a few images … Continue reading

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