Tag Archives: Root

Dr. James M. Solomon and his Indian Bitters

Dr. James M. Solomon and his Indian Bitters OLD DR. SOLOMON’S GREAT INDIAN BITTERS OLD DR. SOLOMON’S INDIAN WINE BITTERS 25 October 2015 The bottle picture below represents an aqua OLD DR. SOLOMON’S GREAT INDIAN BITTERS from Attleboro, Massachusetts that I picked up … Continue reading

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Old Dr. Bone’s Bitters and Pills

Old Dr. Bone’s Bitters and Pills 10 December 2014 At first when I saw mention of an Old Dr. Bones’ Bitters I thought it was in reference to a fictitious person and product. I was wrong. Dr. Bone is real. When I … Continue reading

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East India Root Bitters – George P. Clapp

East India Root Bitters – George P. Clapp 18 August 2014 I picked up a good-looking and pretty rare East India Root Bitters, in a tapered, case gin form from Boston, Massachusetts at the recent Lexington National Glass Works “Thoroughbred … Continue reading

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Abel, Humiston & Co.’s Mountain Root Bitters!

Abel, Humiston & Co.’s Mountain Root Bitters! 15 August 2014 I received an e-mail (see below) while I was at the Lexington National Antique Bottle Show from a fellow in Illinois regarding the Mountain Root Bitters put out by Abel Humiston … Continue reading

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The California Herb Bitters from Pittsburgh

The California Herb Bitters from Pittsburgh 18 May 2014 (R•052514) (R•090216) (R•111018) Here is an extremely rare, bitters square with a phenomenal form and name. When I say rare, I mean like “only known example”. The California Herb Bitters is from Pittsburgh and has G. W. … Continue reading

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Looking at some Dr. Langley’s Root & Herb Bitters from Boston

Looking at some Dr. Langley’s Root & Herb Bitters from Boston “Buy me and I will do you good.” 26 February 2014 The top picture pretty much sums up why I am a bitters collector. Look at this great masculine … Continue reading

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Germania Herb, Root and Fruit Tonic Bitters and the Germania Magen Stomach Bitters

Germania Herb, Root and Fruit Tonic Bitters and the Germania Magen Stomach Bitters 28 December 2013 Good morning Ferd, Couldn’t help noticing the beautiful Jesse Sailer pics of a Germania Bitters (pictured above) from the post named “Part 2 Medicines” featuring … Continue reading

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Barrel Series – Dr. Chandler’s Jamaica Ginger Root Bitters

DR. CHANDLER’S JAMAICA GINGER ROOT BITTERS 17 July 2012 (R•110816) The Chandler’s are definitely a favorite with bitters collectors because of the unique form of the barrel which is a flattened oval opposed to round like most figural barrels. They come … Continue reading

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Dr. Wonser’s U.S.A. Indian Root Bitters – Looking at Some Information and Colors

Dr. Wonser’s U.S.A. Indian Root Bitters – Looking at Some Information and Colors 10 February 2012 (R•052914) (R•101714) One of my favorite Bitters bottles and certainly one of the very top western Bitters bottles is the Dr. Wonser’s U.S.A. Indian Root … Continue reading

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John Roots Bitters – Gorgeous Green Colors

John Roots Bitters – Gorgeous Green Colors Buffalo, New York 04 April 2011 (R•Jan13) (R•120513) (R•103014) (R•032715) The recent Glass Discoveries Auction #64 in March had a wonderful example of a John Roots Bitters in a strong bright olive green color. … Continue reading

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