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The Great English Tonic Rothery’s Appetizer and Stomach Bitters

The Great English Tonic Rothery’s Appetizer and Stomach Bitters 21 August 2016 A couple of weeks ago I received a phone message from Adam Koch up in Ohio who said that a shard of an unlisted color for a bitters was … Continue reading

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Keeping an eye out for H.P Herb and Barto’s Great Gun Bitters at Hopewell Furnace

Keeping an eye out for H.P. Herb and Barto’s Great Gun Bitters at Hopewell Furnace 19 November 2015 I spent the past few days in Reading, Pennsylvania for business. Much of it in the downtown historic district. I could not … Continue reading

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Dr. Carey’s Original Mandrake Bitters

Dr. Carey’s Original Mandrake Bitters 10 January 2015 (R•011115) (R•011515) Though I am not a birdwatcher, I guess I kind of feel like one sometimes because I am always on the search for rare bitters that I don’t have. Maybe … Continue reading

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Legendary Barto’s Great Gun Bitters added to Fuss Collection

Hi Ferdinand, It was great to catch up with you in Baltimore. I look forward to my next visit to Peachridge in April! Attached are a few phone pics of my new green Barto’s Great Gun Bitters from the Ring … Continue reading

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Dr. Morgan’s Great American Herb Tonic – Philadelphia

Ferdinand: I’ve always been curious as to the provenance of the Great American Herb Tonic bottle I acquired back in 1972 from a Skinner auction. It has the same form as the Golden Bitters bottle, as evidenced by the photos … Continue reading

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R. & G. A. Wright – Great Gun Cologne

R. & G. A. Wright – Great Gun Cologne 22 June 2012 The latest addition to the figural cannon series was a tough one as this figural bottle is extremely rare and pictures difficult to come by. I saw my … Continue reading

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