Tag Archives: Paris

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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A question about French ‘Canteen Like’ Bottles

A question about French ‘Canteen Like’ Bottles 14 January 2015 Two years ago, I put together a fun post on a variety of historical canteen images. This is not my area of direct expertise, but I do find them fascinating and … Continue reading

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Where is the Bitter Puyastier from?

Where is the Bitter Puyastier from? 21 June 2014 David Jackson sent me a picture of him holding a Bitter Puyastier and said, “Hi Ferdinand, Do you have any info on this bottle? I have one in amber and have seen it in … Continue reading

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History of Kantorowicz Family and their Factory

History of Kantorowicz Family and their Factory 30 December 2013 (R•010614) (R•012714-labeled sample size) As you may know, I started a series a few days ago on the white milk glass, case gin bitters bottles from primarily Germany and Poland. … Continue reading

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The elusive Dr. John’s Stomach Bitters

The elusive Dr. John’s Stomach Bitters Fundamental Collecting Shift 10 March 2013 (R•032818 – example) (R•040418) In recent years I have had a fundamental shift in my Bitters bottle pursuits as I have shifted my primary focus from immaculate examples … Continue reading

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Blacking Bottles & a little more

B L A C K I N G This past week, a number of primarily eastern US collectors have been posting some really great pictures of Blacking bottles. I thought I would take a moment to nest a few images … Continue reading

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