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Chuck Gildea wins an Oster Toaster!

Chuck Gildea wins an Oster Toaster! 02 June 2015 You never know what to expect from Jeff Wichmann with American Bottle Auctions. I was sitting in a meeting yesterday and peeked at my phone and saw a link to Jeff’s … Continue reading

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The little Clark’s Giant Bitters

The little Clark’s Giant Bitters 03 May 2015 You know, when I think of a “Giant”, I think of the Jolly Green Giant, Jacks’ Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum Giant, Andre the Giant or some kind of odd-ball circus pictures or Guinness Book of … Continue reading

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This Chestnut Grove applied seal whiskey is a personal favorite

This Chestnut Grove applied seal whiskey is a personal favorite 25 January 2015 You never know what is going to happen or what you might see in bottle collecting. Yesterday I was monitoring some Facebook posts and I received a … Continue reading

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Looking at a Burdock’s Blood Bitters Rebus

Looking at a Burdock’s Blood Bitters Rebus 27 October 2014 by Joe Gourd Ferd, Sorry, nothing for the Chicago Hunki Dori. I do have something for your Bath, Maine, Hunk (hairy eye) Dori post. Using the eye in place of the … Continue reading

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Drakes Plantation Bitters on 1874 Stereoview Mock Medical Scene

Drakes Plantation Bitters on 1874 Stereoview Mock Medical Scene 07  October 2014 Frank Wicker over at BottlePickers.com tipped me off to this wonderful, yet bizarre stereoview card on eBay with a mock medical scene, a wizard of some sort, some … Continue reading

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Pow! Gun Bottles

POW!! Gun Bottles 31 July 2014 There have been some pretty cool figural antique glass pistol and gun revolvers on the internet lately. I remember my father having a few of these bottles in a glass bowfront along with vintage glass clam … Continue reading

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A Dump Cake

A Dump Cake 01 July 2014 I missed this post over on Facebook on Fathers Day and just saw it today. What a great idea and effort! Posted by Ricky Weiner and captioned “A member from my web site posted … Continue reading

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A Bitters Club I Suspect You Do Not Belong To…

A Bitters Club I Suspect You Do Not Belong To… Nelsen’s Hall and the Bitters Club 05 March 2014 If nothing else, this post proves, beyond doubt, that bitters collector, Jeff Burkhardt (Cedarsburg, Wisconsin) has not aged and has looked … Continue reading

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Possibly the Earliest Photograph of People Drinking Beer

Possibly the Earliest Photograph of People Drinking Beer 15 February 2014 While working on the Bernard’s Orange Bitters from Edinburgh post, I came across this image above which is possibly the earliest photograph of people drinking beer. It is a salt print … Continue reading

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My ‘Purdy’ new bitters

My ‘Purdy’ new bitters P U R D Y ‘S    C O T T A G E    B I T T E R S 15 February 2014 (R•031414) I would like to introduce you to my ‘Purdy‘ new … Continue reading

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