Monthly Archives: April 2015

E. Dexter Loveridge – In the House

E. Dexter Loveridge – In the House A Treasure Trove of Wahoo Bitters items goes to Auction 24 April 2015 (R•051215) One of the more entertaining aspects of collecting antique bottles, and in my particular case, bitters bottles, is the interesting names … Continue reading

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Dr. Symond’s Zulu Bitters

Dr. Symond’s Zulu Bitters 19 April 2015 The Dr. Symond’s Zulu Bitters is a bitters that I have tried researching and writing about before but have stopped short for one reason or another. Today I will try again as yesterday I … Continue reading

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Zu Zu Bitters – Zu Zu Medicine Company, Baltimore, Maryland

Zu Zu Bitters – Zu Zu Medicine Company, Baltimore, Maryland 18 April 2015 (R•041915) Bob Ford, with the Baltimore Antique Bottle Club, posted these fine pictures below of a labeled  Zu Zu Bitters on the Facebook bitters bottles page. This is a tough bottle to obtain and certainly the … Continue reading

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Maryland Tonic Bitters – Henry Litz

Maryland Tonic Bitters – Henry Litz 18 April 2015 Bob Ford from the Baltimore Antique Bottle Club, posted this picture above of a Maryland Tonic Bitters on the Facebook bitters bottles page. I like bitters, I like aqua bottles, I like … Continue reading

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D. T. Boozer and his Smyrna Bitters

D. T. Boozer and his Smyrna Bitters Smyrna Bitters Company – Dayton, Ohio 17 April 2015 (R•041815) Bitters trade card and ephemera collector Joe Gourd, sent in the above image from his immense collection saying, “Saw your updated wagon post and … Continue reading

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Seligman’s Herb Bitters – Camden, New Jersey

Seligman’s Herb Bitters – Camden, New Jersey 12 April 2015 Here is an unlisted bitters bottle from the Garden State that has been circulating on some of the web forums requesting a place in history. Tom Kennedy Jansen posted the … Continue reading

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Ward’s Eureka Tonic Bitters – Covington, Kentucky

Ward’s Eureka Tonic Bitters – Covington, Kentucky 09 April 2015 (R•053017) The other day, while looking around St. Louis for Auguste Amadee Mellier listings for his Mellier’s Imperial Tonic Bitters, I came across some advertising for a Ward’s Eureka Tonic Bitters … Continue reading

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My bottle from the Empress of Ireland

My bottle from the Empress of Ireland 08 April 2015 Recently I received a couple of e-mails from Francine Saint-Laurent in Montréal (Québec) with questions about a bottle she had in her possession. The e-mails also referenced the Empress of Ireland which … Continue reading

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A. A. Mellier – St Louis Missouri

A. A. Mellier – St. Louis, Missouri Mellier’s Imperial Tonic Bitters by Mark C. Wiseman 07 April 2015 (R•040815) Hi Ferdinand, Here is what I have found on the bottle I dug on Sunday, likely an “Imperial Tonic Bitters” according … Continue reading

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Dr. DeGurley’s Herb Bitters in the news again

Dr. DeGurley’s Herb Bitters in the news again… 06 April 2015 I reported a few months back of a new example of the extremely rare, Dr. DeGurley’s Herb Bitters. This bottle is a killer and has a motif of a five-story house … Continue reading

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