Tag Archives: Maine

Dr. Huntington’s Golden Tonic Bitters – Portland, Maine

Dr. Huntington’s Golden Tonic Bitters – Portland, Maine With a Lot of Character & Critters 12 June 2015 (R•062015) Gary Beatty, as he sometimes does, called to ask me about a bitters bottle he was considering adding to his collection. … Continue reading

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Oliver O. Woodman’s Sarsaparilla – Vicksburg, Mississippi

Oliver O. Woodman’s Sarsaparilla – Vicksburg, Mississippi 06 June 2015 (R•062017) Yesterday we were in Mississippi posting on the Dr. Emanuel’s Sarsaparilla which is a great pontiled bottle from Vicksburg, probably dating to the 1840s. It is pictured below. That post prompted an e-mail which … Continue reading

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Outlandish Fellow Dressed in a Suit with Top Hat and Umbrella

Outlandish Fellow Dressed in a Suit with Top Hat and Umbrella Early Snake Oil Salesman 08 February 2015 “A young woman in Lynn, Mass., was induced to try Dr. True’s Elixir. As a result she was relieved of a tape … Continue reading

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Lyman’s Dandelion Bitters – Bangor, Maine

Lyman’s Dandelion Bitters – Bangor, Maine Caldwell Sweet & Bro. Druggists and Apothecaries 06 February 2015 (R•020715) Yet another dandelion bitters, this time put out by Caldwell Sweet & Brother in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine. We are now talking about Lyman’s … Continue reading

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So who is Dr. Buzzell?

So who is Dr. Buzzell? 08 November 2014 So who is Dr. Buzzell? At first when I found a Dr. Buzzell’s bitters advertisement (below) while working on the Globe Tonic Bitters (Portland, Maine) post, I thought we might have an unlisted … Continue reading

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Globe Tonic Bitters – Portland, Maine

Globe Tonic Bitters – Portland, Maine 07 November 2014 Glass Works Auctions has this spectacular example of a fully labeled Globe Tonic Bitters from John W. Perkins & Company in Portland, Maine in the “Christmas Comes Early” Auction #105 that … Continue reading

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An unlisted Anderson’s Wine Restorative Bitters reference

An unlisted Anderson’s Wine Restorative Bitters reference 27 October 2014 (R•011114) While visiting some of the Bath, Maine city directories the other day for the Hunk Dori Bitters post, I came across an advertisement below for Anderson’s Wine Restorative Bitters. … Continue reading

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Hyde & Gay – Hunk Dori Bitters

Hyde & Gay – Hunk Dori Bitters 25 October 2014 Here is another surprise that is up on eBay now. Another unlisted bitters! The pictures have been cleaned up a bit and have been taken from the eBay listing. Alerted by Frank … 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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Dr. Johnson’s Indian Dyspeptic Bitters – Maine

Dr. Johnson’s Indian Dyspeptic Bitters MAINE 09 April 2014 Robert Cohen posted the following on Bottle Collectors on Facebook, “Tough, Johnson’s Indian Dyspeptic Bitters bottle, open-pontil, circa 1840, picked-up at Dover N.H. bottle show on Sunday 4/6/14. Dealer (from Maine) … Continue reading

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