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Charles Green’s Peruvian Bark Bitters – Brookfield, Missouri

Charles Green’s Peruvian Bark Bitters Brookfield, Missouri 06 December 2015 Ellen Haas Faulkenberry from St. Louis, Missouri posted these pictures of a Green’s Peruvian Bark Bitters on Facebook a week or so ago. I cropped them in Photoshop. Apparently the bottle was dug in … Continue reading

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Ash Tonic Bitters – John C. Horting, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Ash Tonic Bitters – John C. Horting, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 15 October 2015 The Ash Tonic Bitters was a surprise in the Conestoga Auction Company event last Saturday when the Nolt Collection of Whiskey Memorabilia was auctioned off in a live and web … Continue reading

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A Super Steele’s Niagara Star Bitters

A Super Steele’s Niagara Star Bitters 06 October 2015 Another incoming e-mail and some super pictures of a super bottle from Chris Eib. Groovy green glass. Did just say that? We heard from Chris last week which resulted in the … Continue reading

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The little Clark’s Giant Bitters

The little Clark’s Giant Bitters 03 May 2015 You know, when I think of a “Giant”, I think of the Jolly Green Giant, Jacks’ Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum Giant, Andre the Giant or some kind of odd-ball circus pictures or Guinness Book of … Continue reading

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Jackson’s Aromatic Life Bitters

Jackson’s Aromatic Life Bitters 10 July 2014 Earlier today, I put up a post on the (Thuringer) Aromatic Stomach Bitters. It got me thinking of the great, Jackson’s Aromatic Life Bitters. Somewhat similar, I though I would sequence them up and look … Continue reading

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Diamond in the Rough

Diamond in the Rough Smith’s Druid Bitters 02 May 2014 Hello Ferdinand: You are not going to believe this story, as lady luck has been on my side. I love to dig for bottles as much as the next digger … Continue reading

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Dr. Green’s Poleish Bitters; yes it is spelled wrong.

Dr. Green’s Poleish Bitters; yes it is spelled wrong (on the bottle). 14 March 2014 I suppose I could make some sort of ethnic joke here with the way “Polish” is spelled on the Dr. Green’s Poleish Bitters, but I … Continue reading

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From clear to purple or brown, that’s how irradiation runs

From clear to purple or brown, that’s how irradiation runs by Ken Previtali 01 December 2013 Regarding the post on “Artificially Purpled Glass” with the link to David Whitten’s fantastic website: David also mentions the effects radiation has on bottles … Continue reading

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The New Orleans Absinthe Makers

The New Orleans Absinthe Makers 25 March 2013 It is commonly referred to in historical literature as “la fée verte” (the green fairy) Ferdinand: I enjoyed seeing the L. E. Jung card on your website, I’m researching L. E. Jung’s … Continue reading

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A lot of Collectors find Dyottville fascinating

Hi again Ferdinand, A lot of collectors find Dyottville fascinating; Here are three Dyottville cylinders including the “Class of 1846” example on the left (Fig:1). That one and the center are both two-part mold, iron pontiled 1840’s to 1850’s, and could possibly … Continue reading

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