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Herkules Bitters – Now in Three Sizes

Herkules Bitters – Now in Three Sizes 26 October 2017 (R•102717) As most of us know, Hercules is a Roman hero and god. He was the equivalent of the Greek divine hero Heracles, who was the son of Zeus (Roman … 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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Professor Virchow’s Iron Bitters – Chicago

Professor Virchow’s Iron Bitters – Chicago 04 September 2015 (R•120615) Jeff Burkhardt (Cedarburg, Wisconsin) sent the following e-mail and two pictures of a Professor Virchow’s Iron Bitters. I have not seen one of these bottles before so I thought this was … Continue reading

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Schroeder’s German Bitters – Baltimore

Schroeder’s German Bitters – Baltimore 03 March 2015 Bob Ford with the Baltimore Antique Bottle Club posted the picture below of the extremely rare, and very uniquely designed Schroeder’s German Bitters from Baltimore, Maryland recently on the Bitters Bottles Facebook page. … Continue reading

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Dr. James H. McLean & Ferd Meyer, the Tax Agent

Dr. James H. McLean & Ferd Meyer, the Tax Agent 19 March 2015 Tom Phillips sent me a packet of FOHBC convention information and with it was this Commission Bill below for Dr. J. H. McLean’s Family Medicines at 314 Chestnut Street … Continue reading

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Belmont Tonic Herb Bitters – Philadelphia 23 January 2015 (R•053017) If you are wondering why I have used cigar label art above when I am writing about the Belmont Tonic Herb Bitters, it is because Benjamin Labe was primarily a … Continue reading

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Dr. Kaufmann’s Sulphur Bitters etc. etc. etc.

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Dr. Kaufmann’s Sulphur Bitters etc. etc. etc. Tracing the roots of A. P. Ordway & Company 30 December 2014 Now that we have completed posts for the Dr. B. H. Kauffman Stomach Bitters and Kaufman’s Celebrated Blue Jacket Bitters, it seems reasonable … Continue reading

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Comus Stomach Bitters – Crescent City

Comus Stomach Bitters – Crescent City 01 December 2014 The four “C’s”. I guess I could have said NOLA or New Orleans but”Comus”, “Clerc” and “Crescent City” roll off the tongue a little easier. I suppose many of you bitters collectors have … 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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Ask for Winter’s Stomach Bitters

Ask for Winter’s Stomach Bitters 12 October 2014 I love this advertisement above for Winter’s Stomach Bitters. I suppose if you drink the bitters you get a big stomach! This month, Greg Spurgeon has the very rare, Winter’s Stomach Bitters in his current … Continue reading

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