1. "AFRICAN / STOMACH / BITTERS", (Ring/Ham, A-15), California, ca. 1880 - 1890, yellow with amber tone cylinder, 9 1/2"h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth.
A number of moderate scratches and stain and a tiny chip is off the top of the lip. Nice color, but with issues.
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2. "WILLIAM ALLANS - CONGRESS BITTERS", (Ring/Ham, A-30), American, ca. 20th Century, pink amethyst semi-cabin, 7 3/4"h, pontil scarred base, sheared and tooled lip.
A minor open surface bubble is located on a shoulder panel. A dozen were made for the late Charles Gardner who owned the original mould. All were made in this amethyst color. As of today no original bottle has been found in this smaller size, an indication that probably none were ever blown. Larry Umbreit Collection.
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3. (Lot of 3), (2) "C.H. ATWOOD", and a "C.H. ATWOOD / BOSTON", (Ring/Ham, A-111.5L), Massachusetts, ca. 1875 - 1885, shades of green cylinders with fluted shoulders and necks, 7 1/8" to 11 1/8"h, smooth bases, applied mouths.
The thinner, taller bottle has a small potstone crack and overall heavy stain. The smaller bottle has some areas of stain.
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4. "AUGAUER BITTERS - AUGAUER BITTERS CO. / CHICAGO", (Ring/Ham, A-134), Illinois, ca. 1910 - 1915, 7-Up green 8"h, smooth base, ABM lip, 96% front and 99% reverse original labels.
The bottle is perfect. Larry Umbreit Collection.
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5. "BAKER'S / ORANGE GROVE - BITTERS", (Ring/Ham, B-9), Massachusetts, ca. 1865 - 1875, yellow with amber tone semi-cabin, 9 3/4"h, smooth base, applied tapered collar mouth.
About perfect, (a tiny flake is off the outer edge of the lip). Good yellow color!
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6. "S.B. ROTHENBERG / SOLE / AGENT / U.S." - "PAT. / APPLIED / FOR" (on an applied shoulder seal), (Ring/Ham, B-82), California, ca. 1880 - 1890, opaque milk glass, 9"h, smooth base, applied mouth and seal.
Perfect condition. Larry Umbreit Collection.
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7. "BIG / BILL / BEST / BITTERS" - (the reverse side is identical), (Ring/Ham, B-95), American, ca. 1890 - 1900, yellowish amber, 12 1/8"h, smooth base, tooled lip.
A tiny chip is off the collar at the neck, also some moderate stain is on the two label panels.
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8. Figural Decanter of 'Big Bill', (Ring/Ham, pg. 97), American, ca. 1909 - 1913, amber figural bottle of William Howard Taft, who was known as 'Big Bill' and is identical to the label on a Big Bill's Best Bitters bottle.
Perfect Condition. Larry Umbreit Collection.
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9. "DR. BALL'S - VEGETABLE / STOMACHIC / BITTERS - NORTHBORO MASS.", (Ring/Ham, B-120), Massachusetts, ca. 1840 - 1860, aqua, 7"h, open pontil has a chip that travels to the base edge, applied mouth.
Some slight interior stain in the lower one-third.
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10. "GENERAL BOLIVAR'S BITTERS" (on the shoulder), (Ring/Ham, B-139.5), American, ca. 1890 - 1900, lime green, 6 3/8"h, ten shoulder and neck panels, smooth base, tooled lip.
Perfect condition, very rare, similar in form to the Eagle Angustora Bitters bottle. If you are looking for something a little bit different for the collection, and in a nice color, then you want to consider this one. Larry Umbreit Collection.
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11. "BROWN'S / CELEBRATED / INDIAN HERB BITTERS - PATENTED / FEB. 11 / 1868", (Ring/Ham, B-226), Pennsylvania, ca. 1868 - 1875, yellow amber Indian Princess, 12 1/4"h, smooth base, fully intact inward rolled lip.
Areas of glass that extruded through the mould are on both sides of the headdress and have been partially chipped away. Also some minor internal stain or dried contents. Nice color, and with the very desirable fully intact finished lip.
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12. "BUHRER'S / GENTIAN BITTERS - S. BUHRER / PROPRIETOR", (Ring/Ham, B-252), American, ca. 1875 - 1885, amber, 9"h, smooth base, applied mouth.
Some areas of heavy external and internal stain, but no damage.
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13. (Lot of 2), "DR. BOYCE'S - TONIC BITTERS - HENRY & CO - PROPRIETORS - WATERBURY, VT." and a "DR. BOYCE'S - TONIC BITTERS - FENN & TUTTLE - PROPRIETORS - RUTLAND, VT.", (Ring/Ham, B-176 & B-179), Vermont, ca. 1880 - 1890, aqua, 12-sided, 7 1/2" and 8"h, smooth bases, applied and tooled mouths.
The Fenn & Tuttle has overall stain and scratches.
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14. "THE GREAT TONIC / DR. CALDWELL'S / HERB BITERS" (Ring/Ham, C-9), American, ca. 1865 - 1875, medium amber, triangular form, 12 1/2"h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.
A pinhead in size flake and some light spotty stain are near the base. Larry Umbreit Collection.
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15. "CASTILIAN BITTERS", (Ring/Ham, C-80), New York, ca. 1870 - 1880, yellow amber Spanish cannon form, 10 1/4"h, smooth base, applied double collar mouth.
Various degrees of overall cleanable stain, but no damage. Considerably more yellow than normally seen in this bottle.
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