Category Archives: Tax Stamps

West India Stomach Bitters from St. Louis, Missouri

West India Stomach Bitters – St. Louis, Missouri 20 August 2014 OK, so we already looked at two “East India” embossed bitters and one embossed “India” bitters. Now we will look at a scarce and extremely rare “West India” embossed brand from St. Louis. This being … Continue reading

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Dorothy L. Martin’s, Bitters for Female Weakness

Dorothy L. Martin’s, Bitters for Female Weakness, The Gravel, The Whites and For All Kidney Affections 26 May 2014 What an super series of photographs for Dorothy L. Martin’s, Bitters for Female Weakness etc. in the present American Glass Gallery Auction … Continue reading

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The great William Allen’s Congress Bitters

The great William Allen’s Congress Bitters Charlie Gardner’s tag is still on the base with his code, which indicates that he paid $9.00 for this bottle. 26 May 2014 I have been looking for a reason for some time now … Continue reading

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Holloway’s Orange Bitters by Canada Dry

Holloway’s Orange Bitters distributed by Canada Dry 17 April 2014 Well, certainly not the most exciting and early bitters product, but a bitters none-the-less. So it must be added to the Orange Bitters series. Plus, who knows, maybe there is a … 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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Dr. Johnson’s Indian Dyspeptic Bitters – Maine

Dr. Johnson’s Indian Dyspeptic Bitters MAINE 09 April 2014 Robert Cohen posted the following on Bottle Collectors on Facebook, “Tough, Johnson’s Indian Dyspeptic Bitters bottle, open-pontil, circa 1840, picked-up at Dover N.H. bottle show on Sunday 4/6/14. Dealer (from Maine) … Continue reading

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What?…more Orange Bitters…..!

What?…more Orange Bitters…..! by James Viguerie 20 February 2014 I think Orange bitters must have been one of the most common varieties produced. I took a look and tried to find the oldest brand of Orange bitters I could. Most … Continue reading

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So who is A. C. Meyer?

So who is A. C. Meyer? 12 January 2014 (R•012514 – Salvation Oil Trade Card added) I have wondered before, with the last name Meyer, and being from Baltimore, if I was related in any way to A. C. Meyer … Continue reading

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Could this be the same Dr. M. Perl from New Orleans?

Could this be the same Dr. M. Perl from New Orleans? 12 November 2013 (R•111413) To this bitters collector, the name Dr. M. Perl from New Orleans is rather familiar as I possess three outstanding squares with his name embossed … Continue reading

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Looking at The Christian Moerlein Brewing Company Graphics

Looking at The Christian Moerlein Brewing Company Graphics CINCINNATI, OHIO 9 November 2013 I am always on the lookout for well designed graphics, advertising and signage related to historical bottles and brands that we collect. This morning I came across … Continue reading

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