Category Archives: Postage

Dr. Doty’s Celebrated Mandrake Bitters

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Dr. Doty’s Celebrated Mandrake Bitters 25 January 2016 Recently, two pictures of a very nice, labeled Dr. Doty’s Celebrated Mandrake Bitters was posted by Eric Gamache on the Antique Bitters Bottles Facebook page. This would be D 87 L in Bitters Bottles from C. C. … Continue reading

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Dr. Emanuel’s Sarsaparilla – Vicksburg

Dr. Emanuel’s Sarsaparilla – Vicksburg, Mississippi 05 June 2015 (R•060615) “and none got too excited about it, but they wanted to buy it.” Incoming e-mail about an interesting sarsaparilla bottle from an old Mississippi collection. See low res pictures at … Continue reading

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1876 United States Internal Revenue Stamps

Looking closer at 1876 United States Internal Revenue Special Tax Stamps 19 March 2015 While working on the Dr. James H. McLean & Ferd Meyer, the Tax Agent post, I had the opportunity to look more closely at the 1876 United … Continue reading

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Is the Hunyadi Janos Saxlehner’s Bitterquelle a bitters bottle?

Is the Hunyadi Janos Saxlehner’s Bitterquelle a bitters bottle? 01 February 2015 (R•020215) No, the Hunyadi Janos Saxlehner’s Bitterquelle is not a bitters bottle so let’s get that out-of-the-way, right quick. Most new bitters collectors, including myself, remember seeing a Bitterquelle either … Continue reading

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Golden Eagle Bitters – Augusta & New York

Dr. Tutt’s Golden Eagle Bitters – Augusta & New York William H. Tutt 29 January 2015 Back in August 2011, I had the opportunity to visit with Mike Newman and his extraordinary bottle collection outside of Augusta, Georgia. You can read … Continue reading

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The Beggs’ and their Dandelion Bitters

The Beggs’ and their Dandelion Bitters 18 November 2014 (R•010315) As a follow-up to both of the DeWitts Stomach Bitters posts, I thought it would be appropriate to do a post on Beggs Dandelion Bitters. Beggs and DeWitt were partners at one time. … Continue reading

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Dr. Mampe’s Herb Stomach Bitters from Oshkosh

Dr. Mampe’s Herb Stomach Bitters from Oshkosh 02 June 2014 After the pretty lady’s legs we’ve been looking at, I wanted to take a moment and look at a squat little fellow from Oshkosh, Wisconsin that is more like a … Continue reading

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Could a mundane bottle of wine-flavored ginger ale be a descendent of a winery established in 1835?

Could a mundane bottle of wine-flavored ginger ale be a descendent of a winery established in 1835? 24 June 2014 by Ken Previtali Two earlier PRG posts, one on Bininger’s Knickerbocker Wine Bitters and another more recently, on California Wine … Continue reading

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Soldier’s True Friend, Holloway’s Ointment & Pills

Soldier’s True Friend, Holloway’s Ointment & Pills For Wounds either occasioned by the Bayonet, Sabre or the Bullet, Sores or Bruises. 14 April 2014 I could not help but to get side tracked with George W. Holloway, the Syracuse Druggist, yesterday … Continue reading

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California Aromatic Orange Bitters – San Francisco

California Aromatic Orange Bitters – San Francisco PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 11 February 2014 Here is another, what appears to be, unlisted “Orange” bitters from San Francisco, California. The California Aromatic Orange Bitters was put out by Irishman, … Continue reading

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