American bottles, advertising, Red Wing jugs and crocks, breweriana (old beer and brewery memorabilia), country store tins and bins and drug store memorabilia.Please note that this usually means items items from before 1950.You can also see some of our goods at our e Bay store ketchthepast. I made arrangements to meet a lady driving from Florida to her childhood home in Wausau off the Madison turnpike... Those three weeks went fast except when i thought about seeing these treasures.Bitters might be flavored by juniper, cinnamon, caraway, chamomile, or cloves.In 1824, German-born physician Johann Gottlieb Benjamin Siegert, serving as the Surgeon General for Simón Bolívar in the fight for Venezuelan independence from Spain, formulated Angostura bitters—derived from the herb gentian and not angostura bark—as a remedy for seasickness and other forms of nausea.Bitters are a form of patent or proprietary medicine made by steeping herbs, roots, and other spices in alcohol.
The Quart is for certain a previously unknown mold variety and the pint is the same mold as the honey amber one Jon Steiner and I have with the kind of keystone mark in the slug plate ring.
All bottles made before the turn of the century are partly or completely hand blown and formed.
Bottles made after about 1914 were produced in much greater number by machine (ABM for Automatic Bottle Machine).
Please, no soda commemoratives or painted label sodas.
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