Tag Archives: Washington

A few of my aqua figural bitters met for a little sun today.

A few of my aqua figural bitters met for a little sun today. 08 November 2015 A few of my aqua figural bitters met for a little sun today. That being a National Bitters (figural ear of corn), Old Sachems … Continue reading

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Top Saratoga “Wanted” List Update

Top Saratoga “Wanted” List Update 27 August 2015 A couple of weeks before the FOHBC 2015 Chattanooga National, I received a simple e-mail from Neil Moore from Milford, Delaware that is represented below. Good morning, I read your comments regarding … Continue reading

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I recently picked up a Summer/Winter GX-15 Pontil Pint Aquamarine Flask

I recently picked up a Summer/Winter GX-15 Pontil Pint Aquamarine Flask 12 February 2015 It seemed like a nice day to do a post on a Summer Winter flask and put the Winter side on the top of the page. … Continue reading

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Sarsaparilla & Tomato Bitters – Boston

Sarsaparilla & Tomato Bitters – Boston 20 November 2014 (R•112314) Here is a bitters bottle that could be the most underrated and undervalued bottle in our hobby. The Sarsaparilla & Tomato Bitters from Boston rarely sell for more than a few hundred dollars which is surprising. First … Continue reading

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Cool Embossings 3

Cool Embossings 3 09 September 2014 Lions, Bears and Bulls oh my. This is the third post in the series titled “Cool Embossings”. See Cool Bottle Embossings and Cool Bottle Embossings 2. I carry these images around in my digital purse, and periodically want to post. … Continue reading

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A Placard that definitely features Dr. Lighthill and a bitters

A Placard that definitely features Dr. Lighthill and a bitters 23 March 2013 (R•032414) In early March, Civil War author and patent medicine ephemera collector, James Schmidt contacted me about a potential bitters he had spotted on a stereoview card that … Continue reading

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Beneath Lincoln’s ass they used to load a lot of glass.

Beneath Lincoln’s ass they used to load a lot of Glass Washington City Glass Works – ‘Old Glass House’ by Stephen Atkinson 14 March 2014 Unknown to most Washingtonians and other Americans, and particularity we few in the glass collecting … Continue reading

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A Bitters Club I Suspect You Do Not Belong To…

A Bitters Club I Suspect You Do Not Belong To… Nelsen’s Hall and the Bitters Club 05 March 2014 If nothing else, this post proves, beyond doubt, that bitters collector, Jeff Burkhardt (Cedarsburg, Wisconsin) has not aged and has looked … Continue reading

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King Solomon’s Stomach Bitters – Seattle, Washington

King Solomon’s Stomach Bitters – Seattle, Washington 06 January 2014 (R•102115) Why not add another “King” bitters to the group with the previous King’s Hop Bitters from England and the King’s 25 Cent Bitters from Rochester, New York. Now we … Continue reading

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Dave Kam and his Exciting Basement Find

Hi Ferdinand, I am writing to share with your readers my most recent and exciting find. I work for a local company in Western New York and I am at several peoples houses throughout my day. Occasionally I will mention … Continue reading

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