Tag Archives: Peruvian

X-Rare Backwards ‘N’ Peruvian Bark Bitters

X-Rare Backwards ‘N’ Peruvian Bark Bitters 14 January 2017 Some nice incoming information and material on a bottle that seems to be the only unbroken example out there. Pretty darn exciting! Let’s look at the material. Make sure you track back to … Continue reading

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Charles Green’s Peruvian Bark Bitters – Brookfield, Missouri

Charles Green’s Peruvian Bark Bitters Brookfield, Missouri 06 December 2015 Ellen Haas Faulkenberry from St. Louis, Missouri posted these pictures of a Green’s Peruvian Bark Bitters on Facebook a week or so ago. I cropped them in Photoshop. Apparently the bottle was dug in … Continue reading

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Could this be the same Dr. M. Perl from New Orleans?

Could this be the same Dr. M. Perl from New Orleans? 12 November 2013 (R•111413) (R•011417)  To this bitters collector, the name Dr. M. Perl from New Orleans is rather familiar as I possess three outstanding squares with his name embossed … Continue reading

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Looking at this new Peruvian Bitters ‘without’ the Monogram

Looking at this new Peruvian Bitters ‘without’ the Monogram 25 October 2013 I thought I would take this opportunity to document the unlisted Peruvian Bitters variant from San Francisco that moved on ebay recently. A popular western bottle in many collections, … Continue reading

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Bitters Stamped – 1881 Internal Revenue Record and Customs Journal

Bitters Stamped – 1881 Internal Revenue Record and Customs Journal Published by P.V. Van Wyck & Company, 1881 09 October 2013 (R•042019) Here is an interesting Internal Revenue document dated, April 19, 1881 that shows a list of bitters brands … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Coca Bitters – New York

As with many posts where I look back at my collection, I get asked a question about a specific bottle. In this case the question pertains to the mysterious Coca Bitters that was recently dug in the coastal town of … Continue reading

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Western Bitters Survey 2012

Western Bitters Survey 2012 THE TOP 20 WESTERN BITTERS 08 May 2012 The western Bitters collectors, which is a strong, passionate group, have reactivated their desire to determine the TOP 20 WESTERN BITTERS. This task was done some years ago … Continue reading

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The XR Hartley’s Peruvian Bark Bitters from Muncie, Indiana

The XR Hartley’s Peruvian Bark Bitters from Muncie, Indiana 20 February 2012 (R•041219) Interesting coincidence that I had business in Fort Wayne, Indiana and northwestern Ohio last week in small towns like Bryan, Archbold, Edgerton, Montpolier, Napoleon, Sherwood, Stryker and … Continue reading

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The Triangular O.H.P. Rose’s Peruvian King Bitters

The Triangular O.H.P. Rose’s Peruvian King Bitters 02 January 2012 (R•052915) (R•091618) Taylor McBurney from South Kingstown, Rhode Island posted on the Bottle Collectors Facebook Page: “Dug a neat farm dump today. Someone had hit it before me, but I … Continue reading

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C H Atwoods – Neat Bitters Bottles with Fluted Necks

C. H. Atwood – Neat Bitters Bottles with Fluted Necks Atwood’s Quinine Tonic Bitters 05 April 2011 (R•081818) The C. H. Atwood bottles do not get much attention because they are not embossed with the word “bitters”. This doesn’t concern me the … Continue reading

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