Category Archives: Trade Cards

The Beggs’ and their Dandelion Bitters

The Beggs’ and their Dandelion Bitters 18 November 2014 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. Read: Braille … 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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Coleman’s Tonic Bitters – Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Coleman’s Tonic Bitters – Portsmouth, New Hampshire 23 October 2014 (R•102614) Bitters trade card authority Joe Gourd sent me the following e-mail in reference to the A.W. Coleman’s Anti-Dyspeptic and Tonic Bitters post. “Enjoyed your post on Coleman’s Bitters. While … Continue reading

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The Lash’s Gentleman in a Hat

The Lash’s Gentleman in a Hat 28 August 2014 | Mystery Solved 082814 14:55 Here is an interesting e-mail I received yesterday about Lash’s Bitters. This seems like a question for bitters trade card authority Joe Gourd. Is there a … Continue reading

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Lash’s Bitters | PART THREE – Humorous and Clever Advertising

Lash’s Bitters | San Francisco – Chicago – New York PART THREE | Humorous and Clever Advertising 29 July 2014 Read Part ONE: Lash’s Bitters | San Francisco – Chicago – New York Read Part TWO: Lash’s Bitters – PART TWO | History After Part ONE and … 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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An extremely rare Eclipse Bitters from Louisville, Kentucky

An extremely rare Eclipse Bitters from Louisville, Kentucky Stewart & Kiel – Sole Proprietors 05 May 2014 A large number of Cincinnatians, in view of the fact that the eclipse didn’t consider their suburb of sufficient importance to go there, … Continue reading

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Tufts Tonic Bitters – Plymouth, New Hampshire

Tuft’s Tonic Bitters – Plymouth, New Hampshire 21 April 2014 Now here is a tough bottle to get. I had to say it. The Tuft’s Tonic Bitters from Plymouth, New Hampshire was a late, labeled bitters, made by Tufts & Company. Ring & Ham give … Continue reading

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Annable’s Mandrake & Antibilious Bitters – New Hampshire

Annable’s Mandrake & Antibilious Bitters – New Hampshire 20 April 2014 Many of us had the opportunity to attend the great 2013 FOHBC National Antique Bottle Show in Manchester, New Hampshire last year and we look forward to our 2014 National … Continue reading

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An unlisted Russell’s Alterative and Tonic Bitters

An unlisted Russell’s Alterative and Tonic Bitters 18 April 2014 (R•041914) You may have remembered the 1836 Russell’s Stomach Bitters post from Vermont the other day. Bitters trade card authority Joe Gourd, saw the post and went looking in his collection. He … Continue reading

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