Category Archives: Legal

Dr. McTaggart’s Liver Bitters – Bridgeton, NJ

Dr. McTaggart’s Liver Bitters – Bridgeton, NJ Only known example was found in a home of a New Jersey glass blower 24 June 2015 Here is a really cool monogramed bottle sitting long on one of my bitters shelves that hardly … Continue reading

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Dr. S. Griggs’ Aromatic Bitters – Detroit

Dr. S. Griggs’ Aromatic Bitters – Detroit 26 March 2015 (R•052615) While searching for information on the Prof. H.P. Lorman Tonic Bitters and Appetizer, I came across this cool advertisement below for Dr. S. Griggs’ Aromatic Bitters from Detroit, Michigan. I knew I had … Continue reading

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Dr. James H. McLean & Ferd Meyer, the Tax Agent

Dr. James H. McLean & Ferd Meyer, the Tax Agent 19 March 2015 Tom Phillips sent me a packet of FOHBC convention information and with it was this Commission Bill below for Dr. J. H. McLean’s Family Medicines at 314 Chestnut Street … Continue reading

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Smith’s Gentian, Dandelion and Yellow Dock Bitters

Smith’s Gentian, Dandelion and Yellow Dock Bitters Ebin R. Smith, Apothecary 08 February 2015 The Smith’s Gentian, Dandelion and Yellow Dock Bitters appears to be unlisted in Bitters Bottles. You have to look carefully as there are about 15 brands of … Continue reading

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Dr. B. L. Bull’s Vegetable Bitters – Racine, Wisconsin

Dr. B. L. Bull’s Vegetable Bitters – Racine, Wisconsin 25 January 2015 (R•012615) Here is another tough-to-find bitters that showed up and was snapped-up in moments on Jeff Wichmann’s American Bottle Auctions Sale Page. The Dr. B. L. Bull’s Vegetable Bitters … Continue reading

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Manhattan Medicine Company v. Wood

Label: Formerly manufactured by Moses Atwood Georgetown, Mass, and sold by his agents throughout the United States by Manhattan Medicine Co. Proprietors, New York. Manhattan Medicine Company v. Wood 03 January 2015 Working on the Johnson’s Calisaya Bitters post yesterday led me to understand … Continue reading

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Litthauer Stomach Bitters by Josef Lowenthal

Litthauer Stomach Bitters by Josef Lowenthal 29 December 2013 (R•102115) I made a comment in yesterdays Germania Magen Stomach Bitters post and said at some point, I hope to untangle, in my mind at least, all of the German and … Continue reading

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Indian Blood Bitters – Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Indian Blood Bitters Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 09 October 2013 Mark Nelson posted the really nice picture above of an Indian Blood Bitters over on the facebook Bottle Collectors page. I like the setting with the other labeled bitters and … Continue reading

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