Recent Auction Results from Near & Far
By Ken Hall
All prices include the buyer’s premium
A Dr. Renz’s Herb Bitters bottle (San Francisco, circa 1868-1881), 9 ¾ inches tall, one of maybe four known with the uniquely styled applied tapered top, light lime green in color, sold for $24,150 (a record for the bottle) in the online-only auction #72, Part 1 of the Mel Hammer collection, held Dec. 10-19 by American Bottle Auctions in Sacramento, CA. Also, a Dr. Wonser’s USA Indian Root Bitters bottle with an applied top, medium amber in color, finished at $15,525.