These interesting bottles are known by collectors as the odd sized whiskey shaped amber bottle but mostly they are the antique bottle with the Sphinx on it. Collectors of western bitters and bottles in general are always on the lookout for picture whiskeys and although we’ve seen race horses, eagles, a Phoenix and deer […]
REED’S BITTERS/REED’S BITTERS
REED’S BITTERS/REED’S BITTERS on reverse shoulder. 12 1/2” Applied top, here is another well-known lady’s leg bitters, this one in terrific shape. Amber, it has some tobacco in it and almost of touch of green although we’ll just call it old amber. Overall the condition is exemplary, some small bubbles and light crudity give it […]
GERMAN BALSAM BITTERS W.M. WATSON & CO. SOLE AGENTS FOR U.S.
(G 18) Applied top, The only milk glass bitters made for the west. These were produced out of Oakland, CA from 1880-1905. Hence the discrepancy in the variants with applied and tooled tops. This example is about perfect and virtually blemish free. It’s hard to hide anything on a milk glass bottle and this one […]