Tag Archives: Seneca

Dr. Hills Restorative Strengthening Bitters – Farmer N.Y.

Dr. Hills Restorative Strengthening Bitters – Farmer N.Y. 20 September 2018 The Dr. Hills Restorative Strengthening Bitters is a hard-to-find bottle that I have only seen once at a bottle show and now twice at auction. Read: Two Exceptional Western New York Bitters … Continue reading

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Dr. J. W. James India Bitters – East Brady, Pennsylvania

Dr. J. W. James India Bitters – East Brady, Pennsylvania 19 August 2014 Continuing today with the series of bitters brands with “India” in the name, is another extremely rare bitters from my collection from East Brady (or Bradys Bend), Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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Dr. D. B. Wiggins had a Tonic Bitters in Buffalo, New York

Dr. D. B. Wiggins had a Tonic Bitters in Buffalo, New York A Puzzle that will Puzzle you. 05 December 2013 There are a number a puzzle’s here, like the puzzle on this extremely rare, 1883 trade card provided by … Continue reading

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Avon Mineral Springs – the “Saratoga” of Western N.Y.

AVON MINERAL SPRINGS the “Saratoga” of Western N.Y. by Jack Stecher 31 August 2013  “Grimace was the prevailing feature on the face of the new-comer when swallowing the beverage of the fountain” Back in 2005 I published an article on … Continue reading

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Red Jacket Bitters – Another Chicago ‘Indian’

Red Jacket Bitters – Another Chicago ‘Indian’ Bennett Pieters & Company 13 March 2013 (R•101518) Yesterday I started a series of posts on the Chicago “Indians” meaning primarily RED CLOUD BITTERS and RED JACKET BITTERS. Today the subject of the … Continue reading

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Why do we call the bottles the ‘Indian Queen?’

THE INDIAN PRINCESS or LA BELLE SAUVAGE “Even before the first Englishman set foot on Virginia soil, America was represented in the iconography of 16th century European art as an Indian woman. She was depicted as variously savage and seductive.” Why … 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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