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Mississippi Valley Bitters or Yazoo Valley Bitters?

Mississippi Valley Bitters or Yazoo Valley Bitters? 17 June 2017 I found this bright yellow, 1867 St. Louis City Directory advertisement above listing a Mississippi Valley Bitters, Fish Bitters, Hostetter’s Bitters and Drake’s Bitters. I certainly know about the last three … Continue reading

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Mishler’s Herb Bitters and The Mishler Family

Mishler’s Herb Bitters and the Mishler Family 14 October 2015 If you are a bitters collector, you probably possess a bottle or two of the celebrated Mishler’s Herb Bitters on your shelves. The Great Household Remedy. Very popular and with … Continue reading

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Dr. Stoever’s Bitters – Lancaster & Philadelphia

Dr. Stoever’s Bitters – Lancaster & Philadelphia THE OLD STANDARD ! 12 October 2015 (R•101615) (R•111015) I was able to add an extremely rare “Lancaster, PA.”, Dr. Stoever’s Bitters to my collection this past weekend from the Nolt Collection of … Continue reading

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Looking at Boerhave’s Holland Bitters – Pittsburgh

Looking at a Boerhave’s Holland Bitters – Pittsburgh 25 February 2015 (R•022715) Jeff Wichmann currently has a Boerhave’s Holland Bitters up on his American Bottle Auctions “For Sale” page that prompted me to pull my example out of a digital … Continue reading

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Dr. B. H. Kauffman Stomach Bitters – Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Dr. B. H. Kauffman Stomach Bitters – Lancaster, Pennsylvania 27 December 2014 (R•100915) Robert Cohen posted a picture of a Dr. Kauffman Stomach Bitters from Lancaster, Pennsylvania over on the Bottle Colletors Facebook page (pictured at top of post) and I … Continue reading

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Globe Tonic Bitters – Portland, Maine

Globe Tonic Bitters – Portland, Maine 07 November 2014 Glass Works Auctions has this spectacular example of a fully labeled Globe Tonic Bitters from John W. Perkins & Company in Portland, Maine in the “Christmas Comes Early” Auction #105 that … Continue reading

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A labeled Mett (or Alett) Stomach Bitters from Joliet

A labeled Mett (or Alett) Stomach Bitters from Joliet 14 October 2014 (R•101514) Lou Holis sent me the top picture via e-mail saying, “Hello. Picked this up last week on eBay. Bottle is from Joliet, Illinois (my home state). It is a label only, … 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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