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 11013

LEDIARD'S CELEBRATED STOMACH BITTERS WITH PARTIAL DR. SWAN'S LABEL

SOLD!

"LEDIARD'S - CELEBRATED - STOMACH / BITTERS" WITH PARTIAL "DR. SWAN'S BITTERS" LABEL, deep green, square with slightly beveled edges, large iron pontil scar, 10 1/8"H, applied double collar, mint. American, C. 1855, very scarce.


 10980

SCARCE "J C & CO" PINEAPPLE BITTERS

SOLD!

"J.C. & CO" PINEAPPLE BITTERS TYPE BOTTLE, golden amber, pontil scar, 8 ½"H, applied double collar, about mint (minor wear and some spotty interior haze). American, C. 1855, scarce.


 CA76

VERY RARE PENN'S PONY BITTERS - MINT EXAMPLE!

SOLD!

"PENN'S PONY BITTERS / H.W. LONG M.D. 7 CO. / PHILADELPHIA, PA," orange amber, oval with flattened panels, smooth base, 9 ¼"H, hand-tooled sloping collar, mint. American, C. 1880, rare.

CA216

COLORFUL RISING SUN BITTERS BOTTLE - TOP EXAMPLE!

SOLD!

JOHN C. HURST / PHILADA - RISING SUN - BITTERS," bright yellow amber, square with beveled edges, smooth base, 9 ½"H, applied sloping collar, mint. American, C. 1870.

 9541

SMOKY TOPAZ GREELEY'S BARREL WITH ORIGINAL LABEL - EXCEPTIONAL!

SOLD!

"GREELEY'S BOURBON / BITTERS," WITH 80% ORIGINAL LABELS, light, smoky olive topaz, figural barrel, smooth base, 9 ¼"H, applied collar, a mint, attic type bottle retaining a few spots of washable content residue. American, 1860-1870. Rarely found with the original label.

 9566

OLIVE YELLOW 6 LOG DRAKES PLANTATION BITTERS

SOLD!

"ST / DRAKES - 1860 / PLANTATION - X / BITTERS," olive yellow, six-log cabin, smooth base, 10"H, applied sloping collar, about mint (pinhead sized spot of lip edge roughness). American, 1860-1870. Rare color.

 9608

HOPS AND MALT BITTERS SEMI-CABIN WITH ORIGINAL CONTENTS

SOLD!

"HOPS / & / MALT - BITTERS - HOPS & MALT / TRADE (motif of hops) MARK / BITTERS - HOPS / & / MALT - BITTERS - HOPS / & / MALT - BITTERS - HOPS / & / MALT - BITTERS" WITH ORIGINAL CONTENTS, golden amber, semi-cabin, smooth base, 10"H, applied sloping collar, mint, American, 1865-1875, scarce.

 9534

CLEAR OLIVE GREEN GREELEY'S BARREL BITTERS

SOLD!

"GREELEY'S BOURBON / BITTERS," clear olive green with a slight topaz tone, figural barrel, smooth base, 9 ¼"H, applied collar, about mint (several pinhead sized lip edge flakes and some manufacturer's neck crazing). American, 1860-1870. Rare color.

9328

HANDSOME DRAKE'S 6 LOG CABIN BITTERS - GOOD COLOR!

SOLD!

"ST / DRAKES / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862," bright yellow topaz, six-log cabin, smooth base, 10 1/16"H, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle with several onion skin open surface bottle, none of which distract. American, 1865-1875.

 9026

STODDARD, NH "C.A. RICHARDS" BOTTLE WITH ORIGINAL LABEL

SOLD!

"C.A. RICHARDS & CO. / 99 WASHINGTON ST. / BOSTON" WITH 95% OF THE ORIGINAL "C.A. RICHARDS CONCENTRATED EXTRACT OF RYE" LABEL, golden olive amber, smooth base, 9 3/16"H, applied sloping collar, mint. Blown at a New England Glass House, C. 1865, rarely found with an original label.

 9027

LYNDEBORO, NH "C.A. RICHARDS" BOTTLE - SPECTACULAR COLOR!

SOLD!

"C.A. RICHARDS / 99 WASHINGTON ST. / BOSTON MASS.," apricot yellow, smooth base, 9 5/8"H, applied sloping collar, an attic quality bottle exhibiting some minor exterior wear. Blown at a New England Glass House, C. 1870, rare color.

 CD19

WOOD'S SARSAPARILLA BITTERS - SUPER EXAMPLE!

SOLD!

"DR. WOOD'S - SARSAPARILLA / & / WILD CHERRY - BITTERS," aquamarine with milky white striations, rectangular with wide beveled edges, blowpipe pontil scar, 8 5/8"H, applied sloping collar with ring, a mint bottle exhibiting some scattered exterior wear. American, C. 1850, scarce.

 7770

ONLY KNOWN LABELED HAGAN'S BITTERS - ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY

SOLD!

"HAGAN'S BITTERS" WITH ORIGINAL LABEL, amber, triangular, smooth base, 10"H, applied sloping collar, 3" panel edge crack. American, C. 1875, extremely rare.

 JP0020

APRICOT PUCE NATIONAL BITTERS EAR OF CORN

SOLD!

"NATIONAL / BITTERS" EAR OF CORN, shaded apricot puce, smooth base, 12 3/8"H, applied double collar, a mint bottle with a few freckles of interior haze. American, C. 1870, rare color.

 7740

MEDIUM PUCE SIX-LOG DRAKES PLANTATION BITTERS

SOLD!

"DRAKES / PLANTATION / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862," (Ring #D105), medium strawberry puce, six-log cabin, smooth base, 10"H, applied sloping collar, mint. American, 1865-1875, ex. Norman C. Heckler Jr. Collection.

 7559

BOURBON WHISKEY BITTERS BARREL - EXCEPTIONAL COLOR!

SOLD!

"BOURBON / WHISKEY / BITTERS," smoky grape puce, barrel-shaped, smooth base, 9 3/8"H, applied square collar, lightly cleaned to about perfect condition. American, 1865-1875, rare color.

 SH1

EXTRAORDINARY LEMON YELLOW SUFFOLK PIG BITTERS

SOLD!

"SUFFOLK BITTERS - PHILBROOK & TUCKER / BOSTON," lemon yellow with a slight olive tone, figural pig, smooth base, 10"L, applied double collar, about mint (a shallow flake extending from beneath the applied collar is a manufacturer's flaw; some minor staining in the feet). American, C. 1870, very rare color.

 7535

PUCE OLD SACHEM BITTERS BOTTLE WITH MINOR DAMAGE

SOLD!

"OLD SACHEM / BITTERS / AND / WIGWAM TONIC," strawberry or apricot puce, figural barrel, smooth base, 9 ½"H, oversized applied square collar, an attic quality bottle with a shallow, thumbnail sized bubble burst at the base edge. American, C. 1870, scarce color.

 MK20

EXTREMELY RARE IRON PONTILED ATKINSON'S CHIRAYTA BITTERS

SOLD!

"A.D. ATKINSON - CHIRAYTA BITTERS / OR/ NERVO TONIC ELIXIR - NEW YORK," (not listed by Ring), aquamarine, rectangular, remnants of an iron pontil scar, 8 5/8"H, applied square collar, lightly cleaned to about perfect condition. American, C. 1850, extremely rare.

 7357

BEST KNOWN DAVID ANDREWS' BITTERS PROVIDENCE, RI

SOLD!

"DAVID ANDREWS' / VEGETABLE / JAUNDICE / BITTERS / PROVIDENCE / R.I.," brilliant aquamarine, tombstone shaped rectangle, pontil scar, 8 ¼"H, applied sloping collar with ring, an attic quality bottle with a pinpoint sized radiating stone. American, C. 1850, very rare.

 7365

JOHN MOFFAT PHOENIX BITTERS - LIGHT COLOR!

SOLD!

"JOHN / MOFFAT - PRICE $1.00 - PHOENIX / BITTERS - NEW YORK", (Ring# M112), pale olive green, rectangular with beveled edges, pontil scar, 5 3/4"H, applied sloping collar, about mint (minor exterior wear a manufacture related ¼" fissure in a beveled edge). American, 1830-1850.

 CD1

STODDARD MADE KIMBALL'S JAUNDICE BITTERS

SOLD!

KIMBALL'S / JAUNDICE - BITTERS - TROY. N. H.", (Ring# K42), golden yellow amber, rectangular, iron pontil scar, 7 1/8"H x 2 3/4"W x 1 3/4"D, applied sloping collar, about mint (a bubble on the shoulder is partially open and onionskin in depth). Blown at a Stoddard Glass Works, Stoddard, NH, 1842-1860.

 7179

IMPORTANT HEIDELBERG BRANNTWEIN BININGER BOTTLE

SOLD!

"HEIDELBERG/ BRANNTWEIN - A.M. BININGER & CO / NO 338 BROADWAY, NY," bright yellow olive, square, smooth base, 9 5/8"H, applied sloping collar, about mint (pinhead sized surface bruise on a panel edge). American, C. 1865, very rare.

 7266

KIMBALL'S JAUNDICE BITTERS WITH MINOR DAMAGE

SOLD!

"KIMBALL'S / JAUNDICE - BITTERS - TROY. N. H.", (Ring# K42), golden olive amber, rectangular, iron pontil scar, 7 "H, applied sloping collar, small lip edge flake and a shallow base flake that likely occurred during empontilling. Blown at a Stoddard Glass Works, Stoddard, NH, 1842-1860.

 7129

GOLDEN YELLOW RISING SUN BITTERS

SOLD!

"JOHN C. HURST / PHILADA - RISING SUN - BITTERS," (Ring #R66), bright golden yellow, square, 9 3/8"H, applied sloping collar, mint. American, C. 1865, listed as rare.

 6844

SUPERB OLD SACHEM BARREL - LIGHT COLOR!

SOLD!

"OLD SACHEM / BITTERS / AND / WIGWAM TONIC," clear, brilliant apricot toned yellow, cylindrical, 9 ¼"H, applied square collar, a mint bottle with a tiny spot of lip edge roughness. American, C. 1870, rare color.

 6975

SUPERB BROWN'S INDIAN QUEEN BITTERS - FRESH TO THE MARKET!

SOLD!

"BROWN'S / CELEBRATED / INDIAN HERB BITTERS - PATENTED / 1868", (Ring# B225), bright yellow amber, figural Indian maiden, smooth base, 12 1/4"H x 3 1/4"D, inwardly rolled mouth, a true attic bottle presented in as found condition with some remnants of the original paint and some interior haze and residue. American, C. 1870.

 6750

GOLDEN OLIVE DOYLE'S HOP BITTERS WITH LABELS

SOLD!

ITEM 6750. "DOYLE'S - HOP - BITTERS - 1872 / (MOTIF OF HOP AND BERRIES) WITH ORIGINAL LABELS," (Ring #D93), golden olive, square semi-cabin, smooth base, 9 13/16"H, applied sloping collar with ring, about mint (some label loss and a small partially open bubble below the "s" in "Doyle's"). American, C. 1875, rare color.

 6718

HUGE CLARKE'S SHERRY WINE BITTERS - BEST EXAMPLE!!!

SOLD!

"ONLY 75 CTS / CLARKES / VEGETABLE / SHERRY / WINE / BITTERS / SHARON, MASS.," (Ring #C159), brilliant aquamarine, rectangular with beveled edges, huge tubular pontil scar, 11 3/8"H, oversized applied sloping collar, an undamaged bottle with some neck crazing and an inconsequential pontil bruise. American, C. 1850, scarce.

 6611

BRILLIANT PUCE CASE-STYLE BOTTLE

SOLD!

CASE BOTTLE, salmon puce, square with beveled edges, smooth base, 9 ½"H, applied sloping collar, about mint (minor exterior wear). American, C. 1870, rare color.

 6603

PALE MOSS GREEN JOHN MOFFAT PHOENIX BITTERS - RARE COLOR!

SOLD!

"JOHN / MOFFAT - PRICE $1.00 - PHOENIX / BITTERS - NEW YORK", (Ring# M112), pale moss green, rectangular with beveled edges, pontil scar, 5 5/8"H, applied sloping collar, about mint (minor exterior wear and a skin-deep 1/8" base edge flake). American, 1830-1850, rare color.

 6554

"THE BEST" PURE YELLOW WITH GREEN TONE FOUR-LOG DRAKES

SOLD!

"ST / DRAKES / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862", (Ring# D110), clear, brilliant yellow with a distinct greenish tone, figural 4-log cabin, smooth base, 10 3/4"H x 2 1/2"W, applied sloping collar, sparkling attic mint. American, 1865-1875, rare color.

6380

ATTIC FRESH PINKISH COPPER 6LOG DRAKES PLANTATION BITTERS

SOLD!

"DRAKES / PLANTATION / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862," (Ring #D105), light to medium pinkish copper, six-log cabin, smooth base, 10"H, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle retaining some washable content residue. American, 1865-1875.

 6245

YELLOW APRICOT 6 LOG DRAKES PLANTATION BITTERS

SOLD!

"DRAKES / PLANTATION / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862," (Ring #D109), bright yellow apricot, six-log cabin, smooth base, 10 3/16"H, applied sloping collar, mint. American, 1865-1875.

 6377

BRIGHTLY COLORED CHARLES LONDON CORDIAL GIN

SOLD!

"CHARLES' - LONDON - CORDIAL GIN", deep yellow green, square, smooth base, 10"H, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle retaining some content residue. American, 1855-1865, scarce.

 6244

DEEP CHOCOLATE 5 LOG DRAKES PLANTATION BITTERS

SOLD!

"DRAKES / PLANTATION / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1869," (Ring #D109), deep chocolate amber, five-log cabin, smooth base, 10 1/16"H, applied sloping collar, an attic-quality bottle with a 3/8" x 3/16" open bubble on a side panel. American, 1865-1875, scarce color.

 JNH13

PURE LEMON YELLOW SIX-LOG DRAKES CABIN

SOLD!

"S. T. / DRAKES / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862", (Ring# D105), bright lemon yellow, figural cabin, smooth base, 10"H x 2 7/8"W, applied sloping collar, about mint (potstone in roof opposite Drake's embossing with three 1/16"legs). American, 1865-1875, scarce color.

5650

EXTREMELY RARE W H DALY PONTILED BELL-SHAPED WHISKEY/BITTERS - BRIGHT FOREST GREEN

SOLD!

"WM. H. DALY - SOLE / IMPORTER - NEW YORK," bright forest green with subtle amber striations, bell-shaped, pontil scar, 9 ½"H, crudely applied mouth, mint. American, 1840-1860, extremely rare.

5798

BRIGHT & CRUDE BURLINGTON, VT JOHNSON'S CALISAYA BITTERS - BRIGHT ORANGE AMBER

SOLD!

"JOHNSON'S / CALISAYA / BITTERS - BURLINGTON, VT," (Ring #J45), bright orange amber, square with beveled edges, smooth base, 10 ¼"H, applied sloping collar with ring, mint. American, 1870-1880.

5726

BRILLIANT STRAWBERRY PINK A M BININGER - EXCEPTIONAL

SOLD!

"A.M. BININGER & CO. / NO. 375 BROADWAY, N.Y.," brilliant strawberry pink, square with beveled edges, early smooth base, 9 ¾"H, applied sloping collar, mint. American, 1865-1875, rare color.

 5515

ATTIC MINT HARTFORD, CT COOLEY'S ANTI-DYSPEPTIC OR JAUNDICE BITTERS

SOLD!

"COOLEY'S / ANTI- / DYSPEPTIC / OR / JAUNDICE / BITTERS," brilliant aquamarine, oval with fancy indented embossing panel, tubular pontil scar, 6 9/16"H, applied sloping collar, a mint, attic quality bottle with the usual weakened embossed lettering. American, C. 1830, very rare.

 5709

SCARCE F BROWN SARSAPARILLA & TOMATO BITTERS

SOLD!

"F. BROWN BOSTON / SARSAPARILLA / & TOMATO / BITTERS," (Ring# S-36), aquamarine, oval, pontil scar, 9 7/8"H, applied sloping collar with ring, a mint bottle with some faint patches of interior haze. American, C. 1850, scarce.

 SM3

RARE ATTIC MINT ARABESQUE DRAKES - BRIGHT APRICOT YELLOW

SOLD!

"(arabesque motif)/ DRAKES / PLANTATION / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862," (Ring #D102), bright apricot yellow, six-log cabin, smooth base, 10 1/16"H, an attic-quality bottle in perfect condition. American, 1865-1875, rare.

 MK10

LIGHT TO MEDIUM STRAWBERRY PUCE ARABESQUE DRAKES - RARE

SOLD!

"(arabesque motif)/ DRAKES / PLANTATION / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862," (Ring #D102), light to medium strawberry puce, six-log cabin, smooth base, 10 1/16"H, ½" x 3/8" bubble burst on a corner log at the base edge. American, 1865-1875, rare.

 5526

VERY RARE GREEN MOUNTAIN CIDER BITTERS - MINT

SOLD!

"GREEN MOUNTAIN / HJ&L (monogram) / CIDER BITTERS," aquamarine, cylindrical, smooth base, 10 11/16"H, applied double collar mint. American, C.1875, very rare.

5349

EXTREMELY RARE "H F & B NY" SIX-SIDED WHISKEY - STRAWBERRY PUCE WITH AMETHYST HIGHLIGHTS

SOLD!

"H.F. & B. / N.Y." WHISKEY BOTTLE, strawberry puce with amethyst highlights, six-sided, early smooth base, 11"H, applied sloping collar with ring, dug and lightly cleaned to near perfect condition. American, C. 1870, extremely rare and desirable.


 4222

ATTIC MINT JNO MOFFAT PHOENIX BITTERS

SOLD!

"JNO. MOFFAT - PHOENIX / BITTERS - PRICE $1 - NEW YORK", (Ring# M110), clear olive green, rectangular with wide beveled edges, pontil scar, 5 1/2" H, crudely applied sloping collar, mint. American, C. 1850, scarce.

 4806

RARE FORM C LEDIARD / NEW YORK WHISKEY OR BITTERS

SOLD!

"C. LEDIARD / NEW YORK", golden amber, hexagonal with ringed neck, smooth base, 11 3/16"H, applied sloping collar with ring, base edge bubble burst and some light scuffing. American, C. 1870, extremely rare.

 4745

CHERRY PUCE DRAKES PLANTATION BITTERS

SOLD!

"ST / DRAKES / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862", (Ring# D105), medium to deep cherry puce, six-log cabin, smooth base, 10 1/16"H, applied sloping collar, mint. American, C. 1870.

 4752

OLD HOMESTEAD WILD CHERRY BITTERS

SOLD!

"OLD / HOMESTEAD/ WILD CHERRY / BITTERS - PATENT", (Ring# O37), golden orange amber, cabin, smooth base, 10 1/16"H, applied sloping collar, a mint, attic-quality bottle retaining some content residue. American, C. 1870.

 4255

BURLINGTON, VT JOHNSON'S CALISAYA BITTERS

SOLD!

"JOHNSON'S / CALISAYA / BITTTERS - BURLINGTON / VT", (Ring# J45), golden orange amber, square, smooth base, 10 1/16"H, applied sloping collar with ring, about mint (scattered exterior wear and some light, spotty exterior haze). American, C. 1875.

 4152

DEEP AQUAMARINE IP DR. STEPHEN JEWETT'S CELEBRATED HEALTH RESTORING BITTERS

SOLD!

"DR STEPHEN JEWETT'S - CELEBRATED HEALTH / RESTORING BITTERS - RINDGE, NH", (Ring# J37), deep aquamarine, rectangular with beveled edges, iron pontil scar, 7 1/4"H, applied square collar, a nearly perfect bottle with some minor lip edge roughness. American, probably blown at Keene Marlboro Street Glass Works, Keene, NH, C. 1840.

 4151

RARE JOHNSON'S INDIAN DYSPEPTIC BITTERS - MINT

SOLD!

"JOHNSON'S - INDIAN - DYSPEPTIC - BITTERS", (Ring# J46), aquamarine, rectangular with beveled edges, pontil scar, 6 1/2"H, applied sloping collar, mint. American, C. 1850, rare.

 4154

MINT OP CURTIS & PERKINS WILD CHERRY BITTERS

SOLD!

"CURTIS & PERKINS / WILD CHERRY / BITTERS", (Ring# C262), aquamarine, cylindrical, tubular pontil scar, 7"H, applied sloping collar, mint. American, C. 1850.

 4155

SUPERB GEO. PIERCE'S INDIAN RESTORATIVE BITTERS - DEEP GREENISH AQUAMARINE

SOLD!

"DR GEO. PIERCE'S - INDIAN / RESTORATIVE / BITTERS - LOWELL MASS", (Ring# P95), deep greenish aquamarine, rectangular with beveled edges, tubular pontil scar, 7 3/4"H, applied sloping collar, a nearly perfect bottle with two pinhead-sized panel edge flakes. American, C. 1850.

 4156

SCARCE DR. BLAKE'S AROMATIC BITTERS

SOLD!

"DR. BLAKE'S - AROMATIC / BITTERS - NEW YORK", (Ring# B120), aquamarine, rectangular with beveled edges, pontil scar, 7 1/2"H, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle exhibiting some minor exterior wear. American, C. 1850, scarce.

 4088

ATTIC MINT DRAKES PLANTATION BITTERS - PEACHY COPPER PUCE

SOLD!

"ST / DRAKES / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862", (Ring# D105), peachy copper puce, figural 6-log cabin, smooth base, 10"H, applied sloping collar, sparkling attic mint. American, 1865-1875.

 4010

RARE WILLIAM ALLEN'S CONGRESS BITTERS - SUPERB COLLAR

SOLD!

"WILLIAM ALLEN'S - CONGRESS BITTERS", (Ring# A29), aquamarine, rectangular, early smooth base, 10 1/4"H, oversized applied sloping collar with ring, a mint bottle with a bean-sized bubble on the shoulder that is partially open at the surface. American, 1865-1875, rare, ex. Ken Aldrich collection.

 3975

EXCEPTIONAL JOHN MOFFAT PHOENIX BITTERS - RARE PALE MOSS GREEN

SOLD!

"JOHN / MOFFAT - PRICE $1.00 - PHOENIX / BITTERS - NEW YORK", (Ring# M112), pale moss green, rectangular with beveled edges, pontil scar, 5 5/8"H, applied sloping collar, about mint (minor exterior wear and a skin-deep 1/8" base edge flake). American, 1830-1850, rare color.

 4008

VERY RARE RUSSIAN IMPERIAL TONIC BITTERS

SOLD!

"RUSSIAN - IMPERIAL - TONIC BITTERS", (Ring# R133), brilliant aquamarine, square with roped corners, early smooth base, 9 3/4"H, applied sloping collar, about mint (pinhead-sized stone in label panel with several 1/16" legs). American, 1870-1880, very rare.

 4013

EXCEPTIONAL DEEP AQUAMARINE CONGRESS BITTERS - RARE

SOLD!

"CONGRESS BITTERS - CONGRESS BITTERS", (Ring# C217), brilliant deep aquamarine, rectangular, early smooth base, 10 3/8"H, applied sloping collar with ring, sparkling attic mint. American, 1865-1875, rare.

 4012

MINT DR WONNE'S GESUNDHEIT BITTERS - EX. CARLYN RING

SOLD!

"DR WONNE'S / GESUNDHEIT BITTERS", (Ring# W144), bright orange amber, square, smooth base, 9"H, hand tooled sloping collar, mint. American, C. 1890, rare, ex. Carlyn Ring collection.

 3854

SUPERB JOHN MOFFAT PHOENIX BITTERS - EX. SPILLER COLLECTION

SOLD!

"JOHN / MOFFAT - PRICE $1,00 - PHOENIX / BITTERS - NEW YORK", (Ring# M112A), bright yellow olive with an amber tone, rectangular with beveled edges, pontil scar, 5 1/2"H x 2 1/2"W x 1 5/8"D, applied sloping collar, mint. American, 1830-1850, scarce, ex. Burton Spiller collection.

 3982

SUPERIOR CINCINNATI, OHIO ROBACK'S STOMACH BITTERS

SOLD!

"DR. C. W. ROBACK'S / STOMACH BITTERS / CINCINNATI, O", (Ring# R74), deep amber, figural barrel, early smooth base, 9 1/4"H, applied sloping collar, a mint, attic-found bottle retaining some washable content residue. American, 1870-1880.

 3795

SUPERB LIGHT TO MEDIUM STRAWBERRY PUCE DRAKES 6 LOG CABIN

SOLD!

"S T / DRAKES / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862", (Ring# D105), light to medium strawberry puce, figural 6-log cabin, smooth base, 10 1/4"H x 2 7/8"D, applied sloping collar, about mint (a shallow 3/32" roof edge flake and a pinhead-sized base edge flake). American, 1865-1875.

 3853

GOLDEN YELLOW AMBER KIMBALL'S JAUNDICE BITTERS

SOLD!

"KIMBALL'S / JAUNDICE - BITTERS - TROY, N. H.", (Ring# K42), golden yellow amber, rectangular, iron pontil scar, 7"H x 2 3/4"W x 1 13/16"D, applied sloping collar, about mint (small, shallow flake on the letter "D" in "JAUNDICE"). Blown at a Stoddard Glass Works, Stoddard, NH, C. 1850, scarce, ex. David and Peggy Ellis collection.

 DG46

SUPERIOR OLD SACHEM BARREL - DEEP BURGANDY WITH AMETHYST OVERTONES

SOLD!

"OLD SACHEM/ BITTERS / AND / WIGWAM TONIC", (Ring# O46), deep burgundy with strong amethyst overtones, figural barrel, smooth base, 9 3/4"H, crudely applied square collar, mint. American, 1865-1875, scarce color.

 3430

MINT 6 LOG DRAKES IN COPPER PUCE WITH STRAWBERRY HIGHLIGHTS

SOLD!

"ST / DRAKES / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862", (Ring# D105), copper puce with strawberry highlights, figural 6-log cabin, smooth base, 10 1/8"H x 2 7/8"W, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle some content residue and a pinhead-sized open bubble on the top of the lip. American, 1865-1875.

 3309

SPARKLING ATTIC MINT M110 PHOENIX BITTERS

SOLD!

"PHOENIX / BITTERS - PRICE $1 - JNO. MOFFAT - NEW YORK", (Ring# M110), bright yellow olive, rectangular with beveled edges, pontil scar, 5 1/2"H x 2 9/16"W x 1 3/4"D, crudely applied mouth, sparkling attic mint. American, 1830-1850, scarce.

 SG58

GREEN DRAKES PLANTATION BITTERS

SOLD!

"ST / DRAKES / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862", (Ring# D105), yellow green with an olive tone, figural 6-log cabin, smooth base, 10 1/8"H x 2 3/4"W, applied sloping collar, professionally cleaned retaining some minor ground wear, a shallow ¼" roof edge flake and a 3/8" vertical annealing line in a corner log. American, 1865-1875, rare color.

 SG63

MINT ROOT BEER AMBER DRAKES PLANTATION BITTERS

SOLD!

"ST / DRAKES / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862", (Ring# D105), root beer amber, figural 6-log cabin, smooth base, 10 1/16"H x 2 7/8"W, applied sloping collar, mint. American, 1865-1875.

 SG60

RARE BURGANDY PUCE ARABESQUE DRAKES

SOLD!

"(ARABESQUE MOTIF) / DRAKES / (ARABESQUE MOTIF) / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862", (Ring# D102), deep burgundy puce with purple highlights, figural 6-log cabin, smooth base, 10"H x 2 7/8"W, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle exhibiting some minor roof edge wear. American, 1865-1875, a rare bottle.

 SG59

SCARCE COPPER PUCE WITH STRONG STRAWBERRY HIGHLIGHTS DRAKES BITTERS

SOLD!

"ST / DRAKES / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862", (Ring# D105), copper puce with strong strawberry highlights, figural 6-log cabin, smooth base, 10"H x 2 3/4"W, applied sloping collar, shallow 1/8" top of lip flake and a base edge flake of similar size and depth. American, 1865-1875, very scarce in this brighter-than-normal shade of puce.

 SG56

SCRACE APRICOT PUCE DRAKES 6 LOG CABIN

SOLD!

"ST / DRAKES / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862", (Ring# D105), apricot puce, figural 6-log cabin, smooth base, 9 7/8"H x 2 3/4"W, applied sloping collar, mint. American, 1865-1875, scarce.

 SG55

MINT DRAKES PLANTATION BITTERS - GOLDEN YELLOW WITH ORANGE OVERTONES

SOLD!

"ST / DRAKES / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862", (Ring# D105), golden yellow with orange overtones, figural 6-log cabin, smooth base, 10 3/16"H x 2 3/4"W, applied sloping collar, mint. American, 1865-1875.

 SG61

RARE APRICOT 5 LOG DRAKES PLANTATION BITTERS

SOLD!

"DRAKES / PLANTATION / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1869", (Ring# D109), bright orange apricot, figural 5-log cabin, smooth base, 9 15/16"H x 2 7/8"W, applied sloping collar, faint 1/8" surface blister under the "S" in "BITTERS" and a shallow ¼" roof edge flake. American, 1865-1875, rare, ex. Burkhardt Collection.

 SG69

BRIGHT YELLOW AMBER HALL'S BITTERS BARREL

SOLD!

"HALL'S / BITTERS - E. E. HALL EW HAVEN - ESTABLISHED 1842", (Ring# H10), bright yellow amber, figural barrel, smooth base, 9 1/4"H x 2 3/8"D, applied square collar, a mint bottle exhibiting some minor exterior wear. American, 1870-1880.

 SG68

SUPERB HOLTZERMANN'S STOMACH BITTERS

SOLD!

"HOLTZERMANNS / PATENT / STOMACH / BITTERS", (Ring# H154), deep amber, figural cabin, smooth base, 9 7/8"H x 3 1/4"W x 2 ¾"D, hand tooled sloping collar, mint. American, C. 1885.

 SG53

BRIGHT YELLOW AMBER 4 LOG DRAKES WITH ORIGINAL LABEL

SOLD!

"ST / DRAKES / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862" WITH ORIGINAL LABEL, (Ring# D110), bright yellow amber, figural 4-log cabin, smooth base, 10 3/4"H x 2 1/2"W, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle exhibiting with a small piece of tape affixed to the lower portion of the label. American, 1865-1875, scarce.

 2955

EXCEPTIONAL JOHN MOFFAT PHOENIX BITTERS

SOLD!

"JOHN / MOFFAT - PHOENIX / BITTERS - PRICE $1,00 - NEW YORK", (Ring# M112), clear yellow olive, rectangular with beveled edges, sand chip pontil scar, 5 3/16"H x 2 1/2"W x 1 3/4"D, crudely applied mouth, a mint bottle with an inconsequential spot of inner mouth roughness. American, 1830-1850, scarce.

 BC25

SUPERIOR BAKER'S ORANGE GROVE BITTERS - GOLDEN YELLOW AMBER

SOLD!

"BAKER'S / ORANGE GROVE - BITTERS", (Ring# B9), golden yellow amber, roped-corner square, smooth base, 9 5/8"H x 2 7/8"W, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle with a previous owner's inventory number lightly etched upon the base. American, 1865-1875, scarce in this brighter than normal color.

 2958

BURLINGTON, VT JOHNSON'S CALISAYA BITTERS - RARE COLOR

SOLD!

"JOHNSON'S / CALISAYA / BITTERS - BURLINGTON / VT", (Ring# J45), apricot amber with red highlights, square with indented panels, smooth base, 10 1/4"H x 2 3/4"W, applied sloping collar with ring, mint. American, 1870-1880, a rare color for this bottle.

 2992

SUPERIOR PERUVIAN TONIC BITTERS

SOLD!

"PERUVIAN TONIC - BITTERS", (Ring# P72), bright orange amber, rectangular with cross-hatched beveled edges, smooth base, 10 3/16"H x 3"W x 2 ¼"D, applied sloping collar, mint. American, C. 1875, a rare Portland, Maine bitters.

 2892

EXCEPTIONAL DRAKES PLANTATION BITTERS - GINGERALE YELLOW WITH STRONG APRICOT TONE

SOLD!

"S. T. / DRAKE'S / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862", (Ring# D105), ginger ale yellow with a strong apricot or peach tone, figural 6-log cabin, smooth base, 10"H x 3"W, applied sloping collar, mint. American, 1865-1875, rare color variation.

 2964

SUPERIOR OLD HOMESTEAD WILD CHERRY BITTERS

 SOLD!

"OLD / HOMESTEAD / WILD CHERRY / BITTERS - PATENT", (Ring# O37), amber, figural cabin, smooth base, 9 7/8"H x 2 7/8"W, oversized applied sloping collar, a mint cellar-found bottle with a few patches of faint, exterior bloom. American, 1875-1885.

 2943

EXTREMELY RARE STONINGTON, CT LABELED PORT WINE ROCK ROSE BITTERS

SOLD!

LABELED "PORT WINE ROCK ROSE BITTERS / F. A. PALMER / STONINGTON / CONN", (not listed by Ring), bluish aquamarine, oval, tubular pontil scar, 10 1/8"H x 3 1/2"W x 2 1/4"D, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle with some label wear and staining. American, C. 1850, extremely rare.

 2795

EXCEPTIONAL ROMAINE'S CRIMEAN BITTERS - SCARCE

SOLD!

"CRIMEAN BITTERS - ROMAINE'S - CRIMEAN - BITTERS - PATEND 1863", (Ring# R87), "old" amber, semi-cabin, smooth base, 10 1/4"H x 3"W, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle with an inconsequential bubble burst on the base. American, 1865-1875, scarce.

 JB67

OP DR GEO PIERCE'S INDIAN RESTORATIVE BITTERS - DEEP GREENISH AQUAMARINE

SOLD!

"DR GEO PIERCE'S - INDIAN / RESTORATIVE / BITTERS - LOWELL MASS", (Ring# P96), deep greenish aquamarine, rectangular, tubular pontil scar, 8 1/8"H x 2 7/8"W x 1 7/8"D, applied sloping collar, mint. American, C. 1850.

 2872

MINT GREELEY'S BOURBON BITTERS - MEDIUM TO DEEP COPPER

SOLD!

"GREELEY'S BOURBON / BITTERS.", (Ring# G101), medium to deep copper, figural barrel, smooth base, 9 3/8"H x 2 3/8"D, applied square collar, sparkling attic mint. American, 1860-1875.

 RT17

EXTREMELY RARE BRIGHT YELLOW OLIVE JOHNSON'S CALISAYA BITTERS - BURLINGTON, VT

SOLD!

"JOHNSON'S / CALISAYA / BITTERS - BURLINGTON / VT", (Ring# J45), bright yellow olive with topaz overtones, square, smooth base, 10"H x 2 3/4"W, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle with some mold seepage to the left of the embossing. American, C. 1875, en extremely rare color with only a few known examples.

 BC27

EXTREMELY RARE LANGLEY'S ROOT & HERB BITTERS - BRIGHT YELLOW GREEN WITH OLIVE TONE

SOLD!

"DR LANGLEY'S / ROOT & HERB / BITTERS / 99 UNION STREET / BOSTON", (Ring# L21), bright yellow green with an olive tone, cylindrical, smooth base, 8 5/8"H x 3"D, applied square collar, a shallow ¾" base edge sliver chip has been filled with epoxy. American, 1865-1875, extremely rare and possibly unique in this color.

 JB70

SUPERB DR MANLY HARDY'S GENUINE JAUNDICE BITTERS - BANGOR, ME

SOLD!

"DR. / MANLY HARDY'S - GENUINE - JAUNDICE / BITTERS - BANGOR ME", (Ring# H35), aquamarine, rectangular with beveled edges, pontil scar, 7 ½"H x 3 3/8"W x 2 1/4"D, applied sloping collar, about mint (minor exterior wear and a sprinkling of light interior haze). American, C. 1850.

 JB65

RARE H218 HUTCHINGS DYSPEPSIA BITTERS - NEW. YORK.

SOLD!

"HUTCHINGS - DYSPEPSIA / BITTERS - NEW. YORK.", (Ring# H218), aquamarine, rectangular, pontil scar, 8 3/8"H x 3"W x 2"D, applied sloping collar, lightly cleaned to about mint condition. American, C. 1850, rare.

 2870

SPARKLING MINT, HEAVILY WHITTLED HALL'S BITTERS BARREL - BRIGHT YELLOW AMBER

SOLD!

"HALL'S / BITTERS - E. E. HALL NEW HAVEN / ESTABLISHED 1842", (Ring# H10), bright yellow amber, figural barrel, smooth base, 9 1/4"H x 2 3/8"D, applied disc mouth, sparkling mint. American, 1875-1885.

 EG4

RARE BRIGHT MOSS GREEN BEN FRANKLIN-TYPE BITTERS - NEW HAVEN, CT

SOLD!

BEN FRANKLIN-TYPE BITTERS BOTTLE, (Ring# F80L), bright moss green, conical with barrel staves and indented label panel, sand chip pontil scar, 10"H x 3 1/2"D, applied mouth, about mint (a bean-sized base edge bubble is open at the surface). American, C. 1850, rare.

 JB60

RARE ATWOOD'S VEGETABLE DYSPEPTIC BITTERS - DEEP AQUAMARINE

SOLD!

"ATWOOD'S - VEGETABLE / DYSPEPTIC - BITTERS", (Ring# A130), deep aquamarine, rectangular, tubular pontil scar, 6 1/2"H x 2 1/2"W x 1 7/16"D, applied sloping collar with ring, mint. American, C. 1850, rare.

 JB64

UNIQUE DR SKINNER'S SHERRY WINE BITTERS WITH PROFUSE OLIVE STRIATIONS

SOLD!

"DR SKINNER'S - SHERRY WINE / BITTERS - SO. READING MASS", (Ring# S116), aquamarine with profuse olive striations, rectangular with widely beveled edges, pontil scar, 8 3/4"H x 3 3/8"W x 2"D, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle with a manufacturer's pontil flake that does not reach the base edge. American, C. 1850, unique.

 HB3

BURGUNDY NATIONAL BITTERS EAR OF CORN

SOLD!

"NATIONAL / BITTERS - PATENT / 1867", (Ring# N8), medium to deep burgundy, figural ear of corn, smooth base, 12 1/4"H x 2 3/4"D, crudely applied mouth with ring, 1/16" lip flake and a shallow 3/8" base edge bruise. American, 1875-1885, very scarce.

 2796

VERY SCARCE BAKER'S ORANGE GROVE BITTERS - APRICOT WITH STRAWBERRY HIGHLIGHTS

SOLD!

"BAKER'S / ORANGE GROVE - BITTERS", (Ring# B9), medium apricot with strawberry highlights, square with roped corners, smooth base, 9 7/8"H x 2 7/8"W, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle with a small burst bubble on the bottom edge of the applied collar. American, 1870-1880, very scarce color.

 BB2

MINT DRAKES PLANTATION BITTERS - TOPAZ WITH APRICOT STRIATIONS

SOLD!

"ST / DRAKES / 1860 / PLANTATION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862", (Ring# D105), medium topaz with profuse apricot striations, figural 6-log cabin, smooth base, 10 1/8"H x 2 7/8"W, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle exhibiting some minor wear at the highpoints. American, 1865-1875.

 JB68

SCARCE NEW HAVEN, CT DR JACOB'S BITTERS - BLUISH AQUAMARINE

SOLD!

"DR JACOB'S / BITTERS - S. A. SPENCER - NEW HAVEN, CT", (Ring# J11), bluish aquamarine, rectangular, tubular pontil scar, 8 1/2"H x 3"W x 1 3/4"D, applied sloping collar, about mint. American, C. 1850, scarce.

 JB63

MINT CLARKE'S VEGETABLE SHERRY WINE BITTERS - ONLY 75 CENTS - HUGE TUBULAR PONTIL

SOLD!

"ONLY 75 CTS / CLARKE'S / VEGETABLE / SHERRY / WINE / BITTERS / SHARON MASS", (Ring# C159), aquamarine, rectangular with beveled edges, silver dollar-sized tubular pontil scar, 11 3/4"H x 5"W X 3 1/8"D, applied sloping collar, a mint bottle exhibiting a few freckles of light interior haze. American, C. 1850.

 2797

MINT OXYGENATED BITTERS WITH ORIGINAL LABEL

SOLD!

"OXYGENATED - BITTERS - FOR DYSPEPSIA / ASTHMA & / GENERAL DEBILITY" WITH 99% ORIGINAL LABEL, (Ring# O99), brilliant aquamarine, rectangular, early hinge mold base markings, 7 1/4"H x 2 5/8"W x 1 5/8"D, applied sloping collar, mint. American, C. 1865, a scarce bottle when found with the original label.

 2439

RARE (P77) DR PETZOLD'S GENUINE GERMAN BITTERS - THE GREAT ELIXIR OF LIFE

SOLD!

"DR. PETZOLD'S / GENUINE / GERMAN / BITTERS / INCPT. 1862 / THE / GREAT / ELIXIR / OF LIFE - PAT'D 1884", (Ring# P77), golden yellow amber, oval, smooth base, 7 1/4"H x 2 5/8"W x 1 1/2"D, hand tooled sloping collar with ring, lightly cleaned to original luster. American, C. 1880, rare.

 KS13

SUPERB BRYANT'S STOMACH BITTERS - RARE

SOLD!

"BRYANT'S - STOMACH - BITTERS", (Ring# B243), clear olive green, octagonal with lady's leg neck, sand chip pontil scar, 12 1/4"H x 3 1/2"D, applied sloping collar with ring, lightly cleaned to about perfect condition. American, C. 1850, rare.

 2364

EXTREMELY RARE DEEP ORANGE AMBER M113 PHOENIX BITTERS - MINT

SOLD!

"PHOENIX / BITTERS - PRICE 1 DOLLAR - JOHN MOFFAT - NEW YORK", (Ring# M113), deep orange amber, rectangular with beveled edges, pontil scar, 5 1/2"H x 2 9/16"W x 1 5/8"D, outwardly folded mouth, mint. American, possibly blown at the Newburgh Glass Works, Newburgh, NY, C. 1850, a scarce mold that is extremely rare in this pure, deep shade of amber.

 2516

SUPERIOR OLD HOMESTEAD WILD CHERRY BITTERS

SOLD!

"OLD / HOMESTEAD / WILD CHERRY / BITTERS - PATENT", (Ring# O37), amber, figural cabin, smooth base, 9 7/8"H x 2 7/8"W, oversized applied sloping collar, a mint cellar-found bottle with a few patches of faint, exterior bloom. American, 1875-1885.

 2388

VERY RARE BEISER & FISHER WHISKEY PIG

SOLD!

"BEISER & FISHER / N. Y" WHISKEY PIG, amber with an olive cast, figural pig, smooth base, 9 3/8"L x 3 3/4"H, applied double collar, shallow ¼" chip on edge of snout, otherwise perfect. American, C. 1870, very rare.

 PA13

PINKISH COPPER GREELEY'S BOURBON BITTERS - MINT

SOLD!

"GREELEY'S BOURBON / BITTERS", (Ring# G101), light to medium pinkish copper, figural barrel, smooth base, 9 3/8"H x 2 3/8"D, applied square collar, mint. American, C. 1870.

 2245

BRILLIANT AQUAMARINE G102 GREELEY'S BOURBON WHISKEY BITTERS - VERY RARE

SOLD!

"GREELEY'S / BOURBON WHISKEY / BITTERS. / GREELEY'S", (Ring# G102), brilliant aquamarine, figural barrel, smooth base, 9 1/2"H x 2 1/4"D, applied square collar, shallow ¼" top of lip bruise and several small lip edge flakes. American, C. 1875, very rare.

 ES2

MINT M112 PHOENIX BITTERS - CLEAR OLIVE GREEN

SOLD!

"JOHN / MOFFAT - PHOENIX / BITTERS - PRICE $1,00 - NEW YORK", (Ring# M112), clear olive green, rectangular with beveled edges, sand chip pontil scar, 5 3/16"H x 2 1/2"W x 1 ¾"D, crudely applied single ring collar, mint. American, C. 1850, scarce.

 2208

SCARCE MOULTON'S OLOROSO BITTERS WITH EMBOSSED PINEAPPLE

SOLD!

"MOULTON'S OLOROSO BITTERS / TRADE MARK / (MOTIF OF PINEAPPLE)", (Ring# M146), bluish aquamarine, back bar-style fluted cylinder, smooth base, 11 5/8"H x 3 1/8"D, applied mouth with ring, about mint (pinhead-sized body flake and a short (1/4") vertical mouth flash with no appreciable depth). American, 1865-1875, scarce.

 2254

DR RENZ'S HERB BITTERS WITH ORGINAL LABEL - OLIVE YELLOW WITH AMBER TONE

SOLD!

"DR RENZ'S / HERB BITTERS" WITH PARTIAL ORIGINAL LABEL, (Ring# R38), olive yellow with an amber tone, square, smooth base, 10 1/8"H x 2 7/8"W, applied double collar, shallow 3/16" inner mouth flake and label loss as shown. American, C.1875.

 2209

VERY SCARCE PAIR OF NEW ENGLAND LABELED BITTERS: ATWOODS & REED'S

SOLD!

LOT OF TWO LABELED BITTERS INCLUDING: "ATWOODS GENUINE VEGETABLE PHYSICAL JAUNDICE BITTERS / PORTLAND, ME" AND "REED'S STOMACH BITTERS / NEW HAVEN, CONN.", aquamarine and clear, cylindrical, smooth bases, 6 7/8"H and 6 9/16"H, applied square collar and hand tooled square collar, two mint bottles exhibiting minor label wear. American, 1870-1890, very scarce.

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