Tag Archives: Portland

Use Dr. Henley’s Celebrated California IXL Bitters

Use Dr. Henley’s Celebrated California IXL Bitters 21 December 2018 Dr. William Henley is associated with a wide variety of products ranging from bitters to various types of patent medicines. His bitters bottles, typically round cylinders, are highly prized collectibles … Continue reading

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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) (R•081418) (R•092018) Gary Beatty, as he sometimes does, called to ask me about a bitters bottle he was considering adding to his … Continue reading

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Fleckenstein & Mayer, Damiana Bitters & Persian Sherbet

Fleckenstein & Mayer, Damiana Bitters & Persian Sherbet 09 January 2015 Ben Cameron sent me the two pictures at the top of the post showing some type of a decorative pitcher with FLECKENSTEIN MAYER CO. and PORTLAND, ORE. writing. We … 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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Indian Blood Bitters – Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Indian Blood Bitters Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 09 October 2013 Mark Nelson posted the really nice picture above of an Indian Blood Bitters over on the facebook Bottle Collectors page. I like the setting with the other labeled bitters and … Continue reading

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A Riker – Jaynes’ Drug Store Question

“You Are Safe When You Buy At Riker-Jayne.” Over on the Peachridge Glass facebook page and in response to the Dr. D. Jayne & Son – The Almanac King post, Lori Burns-Joyce said that she has a small, 2-2 1/2″ bottle that … Continue reading

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Incredible and Rare Western Flask – “Fleckenstein & Mayer, (monogram), Portland, O.”

Incredible and Rare Western Flask “Fleckenstein & Mayer, (monogram), Portland, O.” 30 March 2013 (R•010915) Stopping my eyes suddenly on eBay was a listing reading “Incredible and Rare Western Flask”. Well that’s a teaser enough. Then I see pictures (all … Continue reading

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Those West Coast Megaphone Bottles

W E S T   C O A S T   M E G A P H O N E S THE SPEAKING TRUMPET [Wikipedia] A megaphone or speaking-trumpet is a portable, usually hand-held, cone-shaped acoustic horn used to amplify … Continue reading

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A.P. Hotaling & Co. J.H. Cutter Crown Whisky Pint

Garth & Linda Ziegenhagen report an extremely important new find in a A.P. HOTALING & Co. J.H. CUTTER (embossed crown) WHISKY, PORTLAND. OGN. Garth states that “an 80 year old man had the bottle and was going to put it … Continue reading

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