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Dr. W. B. Fuller’s Anti-Dyspeptic Bitters – Uniontown, Penn.

Dr. W. B. Fuller’s Anti-Dyspeptic Bitters – Uniontown, Penn. 11 September 2015 Always nice to get information that inspires some research on a bitters brand that I am unfamiliar with. In this case the Dr. W. B. Fuller’s Anti-Dyspeptic Bitters from Uniontown, … Continue reading

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Gilbert’s Sarsaparilla Bitters – Enosburgh Falls, Vermont

Gilbert’s Sarsaparilla Bitters – Enosburgh Falls, Vermont 21 August 2015 If you read my most recent post about Dr. Gilbert’s Rock and Rye Stomach Bitters (Read: Dr. Gilbert’s Rock and Rye Stomach Bitters), you saw that I was going to investigate to … Continue reading

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Tyler’s Standard American Bitters – New Haven, CT

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Tyler’s Standard American Bitters – New Haven, CT 22 July 2015 (R•072615) (R•040816) I have pretty much been overwhelmed with business, the upcoming 2015 Chattanooga National and the 2016 Sacramento National. Traveling every day of the week, so thinking about … Continue reading

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What is Boonekamp?

What is Boonekamp? 14 June 2015 As a bitters collector, I often wondered what Boonekamp meant? In the early years of collecting, I thought is was a brand but later realized that many brands of bitters used Boonekamp in their name. Boonekamp is … Continue reading

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Dr. Huntington’s Golden Tonic Bitters – Portland, Maine

Dr. Huntington’s Golden Tonic Bitters – Portland, Maine With a Lot of Character & Critters 12 June 2015 (R•062015) Gary Beatty, as he sometimes does, called to ask me about a bitters bottle he was considering adding to his collection. … Continue reading

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Curtis’ Little Giant Bitters “The King of Tonics”

Curtis’ Little Giant Bitters “The King of Tonics” 05 May 2015 The other day, I did a post on The Little Clark’s Giant Bitters that inspired bitters ephemera collector Joe Gourd, to send me three images for Curtis’ Little Giant Bitters, … Continue reading

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Zu Zu Bitters – Zu Zu Medicine Company, Baltimore, Maryland

Zu Zu Bitters – Zu Zu Medicine Company, Baltimore, Maryland 18 April 2015 (R•041915) Bob Ford, with the Baltimore Antique Bottle Club, posted these fine pictures below of a labeled  Zu Zu Bitters on the Facebook bitters bottles page. This is a tough bottle to obtain and certainly the … Continue reading

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D. T. Boozer and his Smyrna Bitters

D. T. Boozer and his Smyrna Bitters Smyrna Bitters Company – Dayton, Ohio 17 April 2015 (R•041815) Bitters trade card and ephemera collector Joe Gourd, sent in the above image from his immense collection saying, “Saw your updated wagon post and … Continue reading

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Adolph Christian Ferdinand Moll and his Mexican Pulque Bitters

Adolph Christian Ferdinand Moll and his Mexican Pulque Bitters 18 March 2015 I picked up a small medicine style aqua bitters recently that was embossed “Mexican Bitters”. That’s all, just Mexican Bitters. Apparently one was dug in Buffalo, New York many … Continue reading

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Dr. Trowbridge’s Dandelion Bitters – Stamford, Connecticut

Dr. Trowbridge’s Dandelion Bitters – Stamford, Connecticut 15 February 2015 Sitting lonely on page 540 of the Carlyn Ring and W.C. Ham Bitters Bottles book is a listing for Trowbridge’s Dandelion Bitters. It might have been forgotten until bitters ephemera … Continue reading

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