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Nevada Backbar Letter

Nevada Backbar Letter 01 October 2016 This letter is in response to the “Unicorns and Rainbows” opinion that certain bottles mentioned in an article entitled “Nevada Backbar Bottle Bonanza” (FOHBC magazine “Bottles and Extras, September-October 2016 edition, page 33) are … Continue reading

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The Morley Brothers – Austin, Texas

The Morley Brothers Austin, Texas 30 October 2013 (R•110113) I like to stay in touch with my bottle friend, Brad Seigler, another Texan, in his pursuit of great and elusive Texas medicine and drug store bottles. We see each other … Continue reading

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Texas Druggist Bottle List

Texas Drug Store Bottles This list is a ‘work in progress’. Basic information and pictures will be added as information is gathered and checked. The basic need for this list was inspired by a shorter, written list provided by long-time … Continue reading

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Robertson’s Tonic Bitters – Austin, Texas

Robertson’s Tonic Bitters Austin, Texas The pontiled Robertson’s Tonic Bitters from Austin, Texas is another tough bitters with reportedly only two known examples in a private collection according to Texas bottle authority Brad Seigler. The rectangular aqua bottle is however listed … Continue reading

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Texas Bitters List

TEXAS BITTERS LIST 03 July 2013 (R•031416) This list is a work in progress. The intent is to document, research and list the very few known Texas Bitters. Hopefully more information and examples will be forthcoming. Stresau Bitters Courtney, Texas … Continue reading

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Left Coast Lines Presents Jim’s Trading Post – Austin, Nevada

Hello Mr. & Mrs. Meyer, I hope this letter finds you both well. My name is Michael Doyle. I write for the insulator collecting hobby under the mast-head ‘Left Coast Lines.’ Some of my work has been published in Crown … Continue reading

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From Texas – Wm. Radam’s Microbe Killer

I developed a post yesterday on the wonderful graphics and associated material related to Hunts Remedy from Providence, Rhode Island. (Read: Fighting Skeleton and Beating off Death – Hunt’s Remedy). The symbolic skeleton, scythe, hour glass and patient using a bottle of Hunt’s … Continue reading

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