Tag Archives: Frank Wicker

Dr. Van Dyke’s Holland Bitters and the Headless Man

Dr. Van Dyke’s Holland Bitters and the Headless Man 10 October 2017 My friend Gary Beatty forwarded the above picture and email below of possibly an unlisted variant of a Dr. Van Dyke’s Holland Bitters bottle from St. Louis, Missouri. I … Continue reading

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Kaiser Wilhelm Stomach Bitters – Sandusky, Ohio

Kaiser Wilhelm Stomach Bitters – Sandusky, Ohio 20 February 2016 My good friend and fellow bitters collector Gary Beatty (North Port, Florida) sent me an email and pictures today of a fun little side step that we all do sometimes, … Continue reading

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Mayer’s Genuine Stomach Bitters

Mayer’s Genuine Stomach Bitters 23 January 2016 Here is an unlisted and labeled Mayer’s Genuine Stomach Bitters that Frank Wicker recently added to his collection. Thank you Frank for sending in the pictures. A late bitters with a pretty cool label. … Continue reading

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Jacob Pinkerton’s Wahoo & Calisaya Bitters

Jacob Pinkerton’s Wahoo & Calisaya Bitters 21 November 2015 (R•020116) Have you ever used the celebrated Wahoo and Calisaya Bitters better known by the cabalistic letters “I.M. O. K. — 1864– Y!  Y!” This phrase is repeated in various period … 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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May 2014 – Antique Bottle & Glass Photo Gallery

Here we go with the May 2014 group of pictures culled from a few of the web and Facebook sites that we all like. My favorite is the picture above from Chip Cable. What a great picture! Chip titles it “Some nice … Continue reading

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Bitters Spotting (and more) at Manchester

Bitters Spotting at Manchester FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show | Manchester, NH 29 July 2013 Whew, been cramming for the past 3 or so days trying to get the September | October issue of Bottles and Extras ready for … Continue reading

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Wicker Visit – Austin Healey’s and Elephants

Wicker Visit – Austin Healey’s and Elephants 18 July 2013 As I work my way east to Manchester, New Hampshire for the FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show, I had the chance last night to run from Fort Wayne, Indiana, where … Continue reading

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Paul G. Klinkenberg Drug Store – Kendallville, Indiana

Hi Ferdinand. I was reading your post on the Yamara Cordial Bitters (pictured above) and noticed the advertisement (see below) which had Klinkenberg’s Store as selling this bitters. Here is a little of the drug store and some good memories that I … Continue reading

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Mrs. S. A. Allen’s Worlds Hair Restorer Display…and some more

Hi. Ferdinand – I received an e-mail from a gentleman from Spain recently wanting to sell a Mrs Allen’s Hair Restorer advertising display (see above). I have attached a photo of this rare item. If anybody is interested in purchasing … Continue reading

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