Tag Archives: Color

Use Dr. Henley’s Celebrated California IXL Bitters

Use Dr. Henley’s Celebrated California IXL Bitters 21 December 2018 Dr. William Henley is associated with a wide variety of products ranging from bitters to various types of patent medicines. His bitters bottles, typically round cylinders, are highly prized collectibles … Continue reading

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Looking at Dr. Gottlieb Fisch’s Bitters and The Fish Bitters

Looking at Dr. Gottlieb Fisch’s Bitters and The Fish Bitters Ware & Schmitz, Philadelphia 31 August 2018 I can not believe that I have not definitively written about the original figural fish bitters bottles before so I thought I would … Continue reading

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A Super Steele’s Niagara Star Bitters

A Super Steele’s Niagara Star Bitters 06 October 2015 Another incoming e-mail and some super pictures of a super bottle from Chris Eib. Groovy green glass. Did just say that? We heard from Chris last week which resulted in the … Continue reading

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Amazing 8-Sided Utility Bottle…Is It Baltimore?

Amazing 8-Sided Bottle…Is It Baltimore? 29 August 2014 As part of the “Dale Mlasko and great bottles found at the bottom of a San Francisco Hole Week” we now show you this amazing utility or ink bottle that Dale found in … Continue reading

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Syracuse Springs collection

Syracuse Springs collection 08 July 2014 Good Evening Ferd, I thoroughly enjoy Peachridge and thought you might want to post some pictures of my Syracuse Springs collection. I have 24 different examples (seven quarts, four half-pints, and thirteen pints). I … Continue reading

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The Color Orange in Antique Bottles & Glass

The Color Orange in Antique Bottles & Glass 08 February 2014 We sometimes, unfortunately, classify orange-tone bottles as amber. In the bitters world, we have orange amber but never pure orange. With fruit, the orange is as honest as you … Continue reading

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Determining bottle color standards with Peachridge 6-Log Drakes

Determining bottle color standards with Peachridge 6-Log Drakes 14 September 2013 Michael Seeliger (Brooklyn, Wisconsin) recently visited us at Peach Ridge where Mike took exacting color measurements of my 6-log Drakes Plantation Bitters run and various other bottles using a color … Continue reading

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Different bottles same color, same bottles different colors

Different bottles same color, same bottles different colors… Steve Mello 05 September 2013 More: Steve Mello with a Window Shade and Bottles

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Steve Mello with a Window Shade and Bottles

Steve Mello with a Window Shade and Bottles It is so interesting to see collectors having fun with their collections by using photography and light. In this case it is Steve Mello over on Bottle Collectors on facebook. I thought I … Continue reading

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Charles Flint and his Shades of Color

Charles Flint recently posted a series of phenomenal pictures of bottle color shades over on Bottle Collectors on facebook. These pictures are wonderful and represent why our hobby is so great. I suspect I may be adding a few more … Continue reading

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