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JGill
08-15-2009, 08:20 PM
I dug this up on the site of a old old Tavern located in Baltimore. It was in pretty poor shape I was wondering if it's common or not. One panel has Dr. S B HARTMAN & CO. the other panel says MISHLER'S HERB BITTER it runs out of room at the bottom so there is no S at the end of bitter. Any info much appreiciated.

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/11165/6DB195AFA4E24D6DA6637B73659B9CA9.jpg

cyberdigger
08-15-2009, 08:23 PM
Wow! Thats a funky patina on that bottle!! Psychedelic![;)]

JGill
08-15-2009, 08:24 PM
Here's the other side

https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/11165/C029094FDF1D4D9E86C3C55DCA3F0293.jpg

mr.fred
08-15-2009, 08:27 PM
Looks to be from a burn dump[&:]----i like it[;)]

cyberdigger
08-15-2009, 08:49 PM
I searched a bit on this bottle.. looks like "common" is NOT the right word for it.. ..clean ones seem to be sellable at $75

bottlediger
08-15-2009, 09:40 PM
Acutally Mishler's herb bitters are pretty common. They are mostly found in the tristate area, outside the tristate area, they might be very hard to find but there are a lot of them out there. Your dark ambers are the most common with little value, but the more odd colors are more disirable and worth upwards in the hundreds of dollars


digger ry

JGill
08-15-2009, 10:23 PM
Thanks again for the info nice to know about my bottles. I ordered a couple of the recommended bottle books recently so maybe I won't have so many questions in the future but I'll be reading everything I can on the forum.

bottle_head9
08-15-2009, 10:31 PM
I believe you have an older varient as the S in bitters is on the raised part of the outline.If your bottle has an applied top, it could fetch you close to 75.00 like cyber said.Uncleaned, the way it is,I think its worth 30-50 dollars.Much less common than Hostetters.Nice bottle.[;)]