Tag Archives: Louisville

Tincture of Centaury Bitters – Bernheim Brothers & Uri

Tincture of Centaury Bitters – Bernheim Brothers & Uri Louisville, Kentucky 20 January 2019 If you go to the I.W. Harper website and visit the history menu on the banner, the following opening screen reads, “THE I.W. HARPER LEGACY, A … Continue reading

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Dr. Thomas A. Hurley’s Stomach Bitters – Louisville

Dr. Thomas A. Hurley’s Stomach Bitters – Louisville 29 December 2018 The Hurley’s Stomach Bitters bottle is rated extremely rare and is from Louisville, Kentucky. My example is pictured at the top of this post. There is actually a variant … Continue reading

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The James A. Clark barrel from Louisville

The James A. Clark barrel from Louisville 21 September 2016 I have put out many barrel posts before but I missed the Clark barrel from Louisville, Kentucky. You see, there are only two examples, the last coming from the recent Glass Works … Continue reading

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Ward’s Eureka Tonic Bitters – Covington, Kentucky

Ward’s Eureka Tonic Bitters – Covington, Kentucky 09 April 2015 (R•053017) The other day, while looking around St. Louis for Auguste Amadee Mellier listings for his Mellier’s Imperial Tonic Bitters, I came across some advertising for a Ward’s Eureka Tonic Bitters … Continue reading

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Knoefel’s Orolo Bitters – New Albany, Indiana

Knoefel’s Orolo Bitters – New Albany, Indiana 20 January 2015 Hard drinking and fast women are said to be causes. I did not win some bottles yesterday but it was not for “Hard drinking and fast women” which affected one of our characters in todays … Continue reading

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Dr. John Bull and Louisville at that time

Dr. John Bull and Louisville at that time 04 July 2014 (R•080914) (R•102014) (R•02 “Louisville has a population of 140,000 or 150,000 and its population supports thousands of drinking saloons. Go in whatever direction, you will hardly be able to … Continue reading

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The best Lady’s Leg in the Galaxy – Universe Bitters

The best Lady’s Leg in the Galaxy – Universe Bitters 31 May 2014 It was nice seeing the lady’s leg figural, Universe Bitters, from Louisville, Kentucky, at the top of the Top 25 Kentucky’s Rarest Bitter Bottles list. The bottle … Continue reading

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Top 25 Kentucky’s Rarest Bitters Bottles

In honor of and in preparation for the upcoming FOHBC 2014 National Antique Bottle Show in Lexington, Kentucky, I thought it would be nice to look at the Top 25 Kentucky’s Rarest Bitters Bottles. I will try to add pictures if I … Continue reading

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Kentucky’s Top 25 Rarest Bottles

In honor of and in preparation for the upcoming FOHBC 2014 National Antique Bottle Show in Lexington, Kentucky, I thought it would be nice to look at the Top 25 Kentucky’s Rarest Bottles. I will try to add pictures if I have … Continue reading

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An extremely rare Eclipse Bitters from Louisville, Kentucky

An extremely rare Eclipse Bitters from Louisville, Kentucky Stewart & Kiel – Sole Proprietors 05 May 2014 (R•052815) A large number of Cincinnatians, in view of the fact that the eclipse didn’t consider their suburb of sufficient importance to go … Continue reading

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