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Reggie's Antique Bitters Bottles

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Ordering info for any of the For Sale bottles listed below.

  1. BEGGS / DANDELION BITTERS Label Click to view photo Back Click to view photo For Sale
    Medium see-thru amber glass, height 7 1/8", BIM with smooth base with hinge mold mark, glass is mint condition, 85% of original label, variant of rare B51 in Ring/Ham book but this one doesn't have the raised panels and does not have apostrophe after BEGGS, SOLD.

  2. BROWN'S IRON BITTERS / BROWN CHEMICAL CO.

    See related trade cards for Brown's Iron Bitters.

    1. BROWN'S IRON BITTERS / BROWN CHEMICAL CO. Label Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo Label CloseUp Click to view photo
      Golden orange glass, BIM with crude applied sloping collar lip, height 8 1/2", square body with smooth base, 99% of original front and back labels with nice graphics on front label, B231 in Ring/Ham Bitters Book, near mint condition, Keeper for card display.

    2. BROWN'S IRON BITTERS / BROWN CHEMICAL CO. Label+Contents Front Label Click to view photo Back Label Click to view photo Front Box Click to view photo Back Box Click to view photo Sold
      Medium amber glass, BIM with crude applied sloping collar lip, neck has heavy twist lines (whittle) from twisting on lip, height 8 1/2", square body with smooth base, 90% of original front label and 100% back label, nice graphics on front label, B231 in Ring/Ham Bitters Book, also has full original contents, plastic seal over cork to keep contents from evaporating over time, glass is mint condition, labels and box have some wear/aging, SOLD.

  3. BROWN'S CELEBRATED INDIAN HERB BITTERS / PATENTED FEB 11. 1868 Queen Click to view photo My Princess Anna holding the Queen Click to view photo
    Medium amber shading to yellow in arms and shoulders, figural of an Indian Queen, Ring code B-224, height 12 1/4", smooth base (has felt pads affixed to base to prevent high point wear on base), ground lip, retains 80% of the original gold trim paint, American circa 1868-1875, near mint condition with only damage being some chips that resulted in manufacturing when the lip was ground. Keeper used in display.
    Also see see tradecards that use Indian Queens to advertise other products: Kingsford Oswego Starch and Indian Queen Perfume.

  4. BURDOCK BLOOD BITTERS / T. MILBURN & Co / TORONTO ONT Click to view photo
    Green tinted glass, BIM with collar top, height ?", near mint condition with just a manufacturing defect: some extra glass on seam that oozed into the mold. Keeper used in display.
    See matching trade cards.

  5. THE GREAT TONIC / CALDWELLS / HERB BITTERS Front Click to view photo Side Click to view photo Pontil Base Click to view photo Sold
    Amber glass, height 12 3/4", BIM with iron pontil base that still has the graphite residue intact, near mint condition, impressive figural bitters, SOLD.

  6. DeWITT'S / STOMACH BITTERS / CHICAGO label front Click to view photo label Click to view photo
    Yellow amber glass, height 9 1/2", BIM with single collar lip, smooth base, near mint condition, label is 95% complete and easily readable, Keeper.

  7. EAGLE / ANGOSTURA BARK BITTERS / EAGLE LIQUEUR DISTILLERIES / PATENTED FEB. 4th 1902 Click to view photo Sold
    Amber glass, globe shape, height 7", BIM with smooth base, Ring code E2, circa 1900s from Cincinatti Ohio, mint condition - even has remnants of original cork inside lip, embossing painted white for highlighting (can be removed), SOLD.

  8. Dr. M.M. FENNER'S / CAPITOL BITTERS / FREDONIA, N.Y. Label Click to view photo Back Click to view photo Sold
    Aqua tinted glass, height 10 3/8", BIM with sloping collar lip, smooth base with hinge mold mark, nice whittle to neck, partial label (maybe 40%), mint condition, F10 in Ring/Ham book where it is listed as scarce, SOLD.

  9. DOYLES / HOP / BITTERS / 1872 labels Front Label Click to view photo Rear Label Click to view photo
    Honey amber glass with lots of yellow to it, height 9 3/4", BIM with applied sloping double collar lip, smooth base embossed "C & Co", semi-cabin shaped bottle with hop leaf and berries embossed on one panel, has original labels: 90% front and 100% back that are age stained but completely readable, glass in mint condition, Ring code D-93, Keeper used in display.

  10. THE FISH BITTERS / W.H. WARE / PATENTED 1866 Front Click to view photo Rear Click to view photo For Sale New
    Honey amber glass (nice lighter color than normal), height 11 3/8", BIM with smooth base, near mint condition (no wear around the gills like most examples have), has a small no-harm potstone (undissolved piece of silica) with no radiations that just adds to the crudity, a classic figural bitters in the shape of a fish, F-45 in Ring/Ham Bitters book, SOLD.

  11. DOCTOR / FISCH'S BITTERS / W.H. WARE / PATENDED 1866 Front Click to view photo Rear Click to view photo Sun Behind Click to view photo Sold
    Medium see-thru amber glass, height 11 5/8", BIM with smooth base, near mint condition (no wear around the gills like most examples have), a classic figural bitters in the shape of a fish, F-44 in Ring/Ham Bitters book, SOLD.

  12. Dr FLINT'S / QUAKER BITTERS / PROVIDENCE, R.I. labels Front Label Click to view photo Rear Label Click to view photo
    Aqua glass, height 9 3/4", BIM with applied single collar lip and smooth base, nice whittle to neck, 4 sunken panels, has remnants of original labels on all 4 side, with about 80% of the front which is badly faded on the top portion but readable on the bottom portion, has remains of original cork, glass would be mint except for 1/8" flake off back of lip, Ring code F-59 (scarcer than the common F-58), Keeper.

  13. GREELEY'S BOURBON BITTERS Click to view photo
    One expert calls this a deep cherry puce - hard color to describe but definitely better than standard amber (will try to get better PIC), height 9 1/4", BIM with smooth base, near mint condition, Keeper.

  14. Dr HARTER'S / WILD CHERRY / BITTERS / St LOUIS labels front Click to view photo back Click to view photo Sold
    Amber glass, height 7 3/4", BIM with single collar lip, smooth base embossed "DESIGN / 39 / PATENTED", near mint condition, front label is 95% complete and easily readable, back label in German is 100% complete (probably for distribution to German neighborhoods in US rather than export), SOLD.
    See matching trade card.

  15. Dr HARTER'S / WILD CHERRY / BITTERS / St LOUIS Click to view photo Sold
    Amber glass, height 7 3/4", BIM with single collar lip, smooth base embossed "DESIGN / 24 / PATENTED", near mint condition, very crude strike, SOLD.

  16. HOLTZERMANS PATENT STOMACH BITTERS Front/Label Click to view photo Back Click to view photo Sold
    Medium amber glass, height 9 5/8", BIM with smooth base, cabin shaped, logs on 3 sides with windows and door, 4th side plain, original cork, most of original front label as shown in photo, strong embossing - most of these have weak embossing, H154 in Ring/Ham book (page 285), circa 1870-80, mint except for tiny 1/8" nick to lip - see closeup, SOLD.

  17. Dr J. HOSTETTER'S / STOMACH BITTERS Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Amber glass, height 8 3/4", BIM with sloping collar lip, smooth base embossed "AGW / C", square shaped, has original front and back labels and foil neck, labels are 95% complete and easily readable, glass is mint, Keeper.
    See matching trade card.

  18. Dr J. HOSTETTER'S / STOMACH BITTERS / 18 FLUID OZ. Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo Sold
    Amber glass, height 8 3/4", ABM with sloping collar lip, smooth base embossed, square shaped, has original front and back labels, labels are 95% complete and easily readable, glass is mint, SOLD.

  19. KELLY'S OLD CABIN BITTERS / PATd MARCH 1870 Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo Base Click to view photo Backlit with sun Click to view photo Sold
    Medium amber glass, height 9 1/4", BIM with crudely applied lip and smooth base, cabin shaped, near mint condition with no chips/cracks/bruises - only "problem" (if you can call it that) is some honest high point wear on the base (see picture) and a smaller bit wear on the 4 corners of the roof, has never been tumbled, K-22 in Ring/Ham book (page 326 -this variant scarcer than the K-21 variant with 1863 date), circa 1870s, SOLD.

  20. Lash's Bitters
    See related trade card.

  21. Litthauer Stomach Bitters / Invented 1864 by / Josep Loewenthal, Berlin Label Click to view photo Embossing Click to view photo
    Height 9 1/2", milk glass, original labels on 3 sides with embossing on 4th side, original cork with full contents preserved inside, glass is mint, labels intact and do not show much weathering, Keeper

  22. MISHLER'S HERB BITTERS / TABLE SPOON GRADUATION / MISHLER HERB BITTERS Co Click to view photo Sold
    Yellow glass with good olive tone, height 9 1/8", BIM with smooth base that is embossed "STOECKELS GRAD PAT FEB 6 '66", glass neat mint condition with just a tiny 1/8" lip ding (very shallow), M-100 in Ring/Ham book, SOLD.

  23. MISHLER'S HERB BITTERS / TABLE SPOON GRADUATION / MISHLER HERB BITTERS Co label front Click to view photo label Click to view photo sunlit Click to view photo
    Yellow amber glass, height 9 1/8", BIM with smooth base that is embossed "STOECKEL'S GRTD PAT FEB 6 66", 75% original label that is readable with nice graphics of an anchor, crude gloppy lip, glass in mint condition, Keeper.

  24. JOHN MOFFAT / NEW YORK / PHOENIX BITTERS / PRICE $1,00 Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo Sold
    Aqua tinted glass, height 5 1/4", BIM with donut ring lip and nice tubular open pontil base, mint condition with only "issue" being a in-the-making pontil chip (result of breaking off the pontil rod during manufacturing process), Ring/Ham code M112, listed as scarce, SOLD.

  25. MORNING {star} BITTERS / INCEPTUM 5869 - PATENTED / 5869 Front Click to view photo Label Click to view photo Pontil Click to view photo
    Height 12 1/4", medium yellow amber shading more yellow in the upper half, triangular shaped, iron pontil with full graphite residue intact, applied sloping collar mouth, 50% original label, perfect condition. Note that "5869" is a typo on bottle - should be "1869". Keeper.

  26. PEPSIN CALISAYA BITTERS / Dr RUSSELL MED. CO Click to view photo For Sale
    Lime green glass - beautiful color, height 8 1/8", BIM with smooth base, embossing painted for highlighting (can be removed), near mint condition, SOLD.

  27. PERRINE'S - APPLE - GINGER - PHILa Click to view photo
    Yellow-amber glass, ABM, square bottom, height 9 1/8", cabin-shaped (very similar in shape to St. Drakes 1860 Plantation Bitters), picture of apple embossed on 3 sides, "DEPOT No 37 Nth FRONTSt PHILADa" embossed on 4th side, diagonal ridges on corner of each side, beautiful bottle, keeper.
    Eddie (Email: jhartwe1@tampabay.rr.com) provided useful info that this bottle was an early repro put out by the Nuline Company. They also come in green and blue.
    There is another repro that looks just like it but is embossed "Berring's Apple Bitters". The Berring's repro says Taiwan on the base. Rings' "For Bitters Only" book lists P61 "PERRINE'S APPLE GINGER BITTERS" as a modern reproduction.

  28. PRICKLY ASH BITTERS Co labels Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Deep amber glass, height 9 1/2", BIM with smooth base, has 85% of original labels on 3 sides which are easily readable, glass is near mint with no problems, Ring code P-141, Keeper.
    See matching trade cards.

  29. POND'S BITTERS / AN UNEXCELLED LAXATIVE label Click to view photo
    See-thru amber glass, height 8 3/4", ABM with smooth base, square shaped, has original front and back labels, labels are 90% complete, glass is mint, Keeper.
    See matching trade cards.

  30. REED'S BITTERS / REED'S BITTERS Front Click to view photo Side Click to view photo Sold
    Yellow amber glass - lighter than normal color, height 12 3/4", BIM with smooth base and ladies leg neck, near mint condition, SOLD.

  31. Dr C.W. ROBACKS / STOMACH BITTERS / CINCINNATI.O Sunlit Click to view photo Normal Click to view photo Sold
    Amber glass with good yellow tone (most Roback's are darker amber), height 9 3/8", BIM with smooth base, Ring code R74, circa 1860s, professionally cleaned to excellent condition with only "issue" being a small open bubble (above O in ROBACKS), SOLD.

  32. ROTHERY'S BITTERS / THE GREAT ENGLISH TONIC / CHICAGO, U.S.A. Front Click to view photo Label Click to view photo Sold
    Amber glass, height 8 3/4", BIM with smooth base, 85% label that is sealed with a protectant, listed as R-105 in Ring/Ham book, rare, mint condition, SOLD.

  33. ROYAL PEPSIN / STOMACH BITTERS / L&A CHARFF / SOLE AGENTS / St LOUIS.U.S.A. & CANADA label front Click to view photo label Click to view photo
    Deep amber glass, height 9", BIM with smooth base, 95% original label that covers front and two sides and is faded but readable, has original glass stopper with cork liner (not shown in photo), ornate embossing on back, glass in mint condition, Keeper.

  34. VERMO / STOMACH BITTERS / TONIC AND APPETIZER Front Click to view photo Back Click to view photo
    Clear glass, height 9 3/4", BIM with smooth base, has original front and back labels that are 95% intact, labels advertise this product "Manufactured by POND'S BITTERS CO.", glass is perfect, Keeper.
    See matching trade cards.

  35. ZINGARI BITTERS / F. RAHTER Front Click to view photo Rear Click to view photo Potstone Click to view photo Lip Click to view photo New
    Honey amber glass (rare color for bottle normally found in dark amber), height 11 3/4", BIM with smooth base, ladies leg style neck, professionally cleaned to excellent condition - has some chipping to the lip and a potstone with tiny radiations above base on front side, Z-4 in Ring/Ham Bitters book, Keeper.


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