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John T. Pendleton and his Pendleton’s Pineapple Bitters

John T. Pendleton and his Pendleton’s Pineapple Bitters 07 May 2015 Yesterday I put up a post on C. G. Pendleton’s Tonic, The World-Renowned Stomach Bitters from Bridgeport Connecticut. The bottle dates from 1866 to 1867. There seems to be … Continue reading

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Set of Three Skull Poisons and Trade Cards

Set of Three Skull Poisons and Trade Cards 20 March 2015 Sometimes I just feel like Charlie Brown because I have to say “Good Grief”. This time, Jim Hagenbuch has a set of three Skull Poisons….plus…are you ready…. three corresponding trade … Continue reading

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Sarsaparilla & Tomato Bitters – Boston

Sarsaparilla & Tomato Bitters – Boston 20 November 2014 (R•112314) (R•083019) Here is a bitters bottle that could be the most underrated and undervalued bottle in our hobby. The Sarsaparilla & Tomato Bitters from Boston rarely sell for more than a few hundred dollars which is surprising. … Continue reading

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Another S (star) C Brown’s Herb Bitters found in Maine

Another S (star) C Brown’s Herb Bitters found in Maine 27 July 2014 Now, here is one of my favorite bitters bottles that I have cherished since the day I obtained my example. I have written about the triangular S … Continue reading

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Paradise Bitters – Fresno, California

Paradise Bitters – Fresno, California 31 March 2014 I picked up a pretty rare Paradise Bitters at the Morro Bay bottle show this past weekend when I was walking out the doors nearing the end of the two-day show. Lou … Continue reading

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From clear to purple or brown, that’s how irradiation runs

From clear to purple or brown, that’s how irradiation runs by Ken Previtali 01 December 2013 Regarding the post on “Artificially Purpled Glass” with the link to David Whitten’s fantastic website: David also mentions the effects radiation has on bottles … Continue reading

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Chuck Brown AKA ‘CobaltMan’

Chuck Brown AKA ‘CobaltMan’ 23 November 2013 by Charles Brown My name is Charles Brown and with such a name I changed it to Chuck very early in my life with most people not putting together Charlie Brown. Some got … Continue reading

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Mailbox Letters – March 2013

March Mail starting to pile up again. Thanks for all of the emails and information everyone. Meeting a Collector on My Flight to Baltimore Hello Ferdinand, It was a pleasure meeting you and learning about glass on the flight the … 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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