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Gentry, Slote & Co., New York

Gentry, Slote & Co., New York 23 October 2018 Dean Ferguson sent the three pictures below of a “Good Samaritan Brandy”, “Gentry, Slote & Co., New York” flattened globular form bottle that he secured at a barn find from the … Continue reading

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2016 Houston Bottle Show fun as usual!

2016 Houston Bottle Show fun as usual! 25 July 2016 The Houston Bottle Show is usually a tough one for me because it is usually a week or two before the Federation National Show (FOHBC 2016 Sacramento National Antique Bottle … Continue reading

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Really glad I made it to the 2015 Houston Antique Bottle Show

Really glad I made it to the 2015 Houston Antique Bottle Show 13 July 2015 As I sit here around dinner time in Greenville, South Carolina, on this fine Sunday evening, I am reflecting on the great time I had … Continue reading

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Workin’ the 2014 Houston Antique Bottle Show

Workin’ the 2014 Houston Antique Bottle Show 21 July 2014 This years Houston Antique Bottles, Advertising & Collectibles Show and Sale served as a warm-up for me as the FOHBC Lexington National is in less than two weeks. This past Saturday, I … Continue reading

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Lash’s Pineapple-Ade Delicious & Refreshing

Lash’s Pineapple-Ade Delicious & Refreshing 20 July 2014 I suppose it would be nice to report that I picked up a super nice bitters at the Houston Antique Bottle Show yesterday but I did not. I ended up playing with … Continue reading

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Corn n’ Fish at the 2014 Houston Antique Bottle Show

Corn n’ Fish at the 2014 Houston Antique Bottle Show 19 July 2014 Read from 2012: I brought a few of my Drakes to the Houston Show Read from 2013: Houston 2013 Antique Bottle Show – Showing Off Some of you may … Continue reading

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Another Dewey’s Manila Bitters Pitcher

Another Dewey’s Manila Bitters Pitcher 24 May 2014 (R•060114) I received an email from a gentleman who was asking questions about a Dewey’s Manila Bitters pitcher (see above). The piece is from the private collection of Judy Milner, wife of … Continue reading

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Here are those four Texas Bitters

Here are those four Texas Bitters 04 May 2014 (R•111714) Reprinted below is an interesting communication from super-sleauth, James Viguerie regarding a few possible leads on unlisted Texas bitters. I spent a few moments trying to find out more information for each … Continue reading

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Holloway’s Bitters from Syracuse

Holloway’s Bitters from Syracuse 13 April 2014 Well, finally we are seeing some great bottle pictures without snow in the background! What a winter! Spring has sprung. Yesterday, I was pleasantly surprised to see a labeled Holloway’s Bitters lady’s leg figural … Continue reading

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My ‘Purdy’ new bitters

My ‘Purdy’ new bitters P U R D Y ‘S    C O T T A G E    B I T T E R S 15 February 2014 (R•031414) I would like to introduce you to my ‘Purdy‘ new … Continue reading

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