Monthly Archives: August 2013

Avon Mineral Springs – the “Saratoga” of Western N.Y.

AVON MINERAL SPRINGS the “Saratoga” of Western N.Y. by Jack Stecher 31 August 2013  “Grimace was the prevailing feature on the face of the new-comer when swallowing the beverage of the fountain” Back in 2005 I published an article on … Continue reading

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Xavier Bazin, Steam Fancy Soap Works and Perfumery

Hello Ferdinand: Have enclosed some pictures of an interesting bottle that I dug in St. Louis. I dug this large flint glass pictured hair bottle from a pontiled era privy. It is a large bottle 8 1/2″ tall and 4″ … Continue reading

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I was a very close friend of Tommy Mitchiner

I was a very close friend of Tommy Mitchiner 30 August 2013 | By Mike Newman I was a very close friend of Tommy Mitchiner, as our relationship went back 32 years. I was just a newlywed with no money … Continue reading

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Prindle’s Texas Tonic Bitters – Constantly on Draught at The Gem Saloon

Prindle’s Texas Tonic Bitters Constantly on Draught at The Gem Saloon I want to be a Texan, And with the Texans stand, A spur upon our boot heel – Prindle’s Bitters in our hand! Ferdinand Meyer V & Jame Viguerie … Continue reading

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Texas Tonic Bitters, prepared by Dr. G. A. Foote

Texas Tonic Bitters prepared by Dr. G. A. Foote McKinney, Texas 30 August 2013 | Ferdinand Meyer V & James Viguerie Mr. H. C. HERNDON, of the firm of FOOTE & HERNDON, druggists of this place, has presented us with … Continue reading

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G. A. B. – Dr. Nauman’s German Army Bitters, San Francisco

G. A. B. – Dr. Nauman’s German Army Bitters San Francisco “Lightning Strikes Twice” 30 August 2013 | Ferdinand Meyer V If you read below, I’m going to repeat a phrase I used yesterday to describe the situation when I … Continue reading

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The unlisted German Army Bitters – Ironton, Ohio

The unlisted German Army Bitters Ironton, Ohio Ferdinand Meyer V & Gary Beatty 29 August 2013 It is not often nowadays to come across an unlisted bitters. It does happen and it is somewhat akin, I suppose, to finding a … Continue reading

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On the shelves of the Corning Museum of Glass

On the shelves of the Corning Museum of Glass 29 August 2013 | Noel Tomas Ferdinand – On the shelves of the Corning Museum of Glass, these rarities sit among many other bottles on the various shelves in the “Study Room.” – Noel … Continue reading

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More on the Harrison Campaign Historical Flask Scam

More on the Harrison Campaign Historical Flask Scam 28 August 2013 Ferd, saw your posting on Peachridge on scams. Thought you’d like to see my version of the Harrison campaign flask, this from late July. I had a ‘wanted’ posting on … Continue reading

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Humboldt’s German Bitters – Stephen Deschauer – Chicago, Illinois

HUMBOLDT’S GERMAN BITTERS Stephen Deschauer – Chicago, Illinois 27 August 2013 (New photographs added 03 September 2013) It must be Octoberfest in August this year because I keep stumbling on extremely rare or unlisted German bitters bottles. My first encounter … Continue reading

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