Tag Archives: Galveston

Extremely rare Senour’s Calisaya Bitters from St. Louis

Extremely rare Senour’s Calisaya Bitters from St. Louis 16 March 2016 Earlier in March. I posted on Daily Dose about a Senour’s Calisaya Bitters saying, “Off to Dallas and then San Antone tomorrow night. Baltimore next week for the big … Continue reading

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I wish someone would find me a Newfoundland Bitters

I wish someone would find me a Newfoundland Bitters 19 November 2014 Sitting lonely, in the Carlyn Ring and W.C. Ham Bitters Bottles book, is a listing for N 21 NEWFOUNDLAND BITTERS, The Daily Picayune (New Orleans) April 4, 1869. I had seen … Continue reading

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The rest of the story of Lorenzo D. Youngblood and his Tonic Bitters

The rest of the story of Lorenzo D. Youngblood and his Tonic Bitters by James Viguerie 17 February 2014 (R•111315 – Youngblood Shard) I am looking into four patents on Texas bitters. They were patented by Texans living in the … Continue reading

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Texas Druggist Bottle List

Texas Drug Store Bottles This list is a ‘work in progress’. Basic information and pictures will be added as information is gathered and checked. The basic need for this list was inspired by a shorter, written list provided by long-time … Continue reading

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Youngblood’s Tonic Bitters – Galveston, Texas

YOUNGBLOOD’S TONIC BITTERS Galveston, Texas 05 July 2013 (R•111315 – glass shard) (R•031416 – Example) Endorsed by Physicians, Clergymen, Planters, Merchants, Mechanics of every Nation. Here is a tough one that was included on the long time Texas bottle collector … Continue reading

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Texas Bitters List

TEXAS BITTERS LIST 03 July 2013 (R•031416) This list is a work in progress. The intent is to document, research and list the very few known Texas Bitters. Hopefully more information and examples will be forthcoming. Stresau Bitters Courtney, Texas … Continue reading

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The elusive Heidenheimer Bitters – Galveston, Texas

Heidenheimer Bitters – Galveston, Texas Sampson, Abraham and Isaac Heidenheimer Long-time Texas bottle collector Doyle Bailey recently sent me a very short list of Texas bitters (see Texas Bitters list) that noted a paper labeled,  Heidenheimer Bitters from Galveston, Texas. … Continue reading

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The incredible Price’s Patent Texas Tonic

PRICE’S PATENT TEXAS TONIC REPUBLIC OF TEXAS “A Purely Vegetable Medicine or Bitters” Ferdinand Meyer V with contributions by Doyle Bailey, Brad Seigler, Brandon DeWolfe, James Viguerie, Eric McGuire & Bob Skiles 26 June 2013 (Updated 29 & 31 August … Continue reading

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Daily Dose – January 2013

J A N U A R Y   2 0 1 3 Section dedicated to daily thoughts and interests Thursday, 31 January 2013 Wow, this month just went by so fast. Christmas seems so long ago. Back in Houston, dodged … Continue reading

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Galveston and the Civil War: An Island City in the Maelstrom

Exciting news from Jim Schmidt, my Houston celebrity friend, FOHBC member and historian extraordinaire. Jim joined our antique bottle and glass community ranks a year or so ago and brings major depth to the historical aspect of our collecting. This is … Continue reading

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