Tag Archives: Hair

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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Beriaults Hair Bitters – Hair Bitters Manufacturing Company

Beriaults Hair Bitters – Hair Bitters Manufacturing Company 21 March 2015 Bill Ham recently purchased a collection of primarily labeled bitters that he put on a table for the first time yesterday at the Morro Bay Bottle Show. The Beriaults Hair … Continue reading

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Outlandish Fellow Dressed in a Suit with Top Hat and Umbrella

Outlandish Fellow Dressed in a Suit with Top Hat and Umbrella Early Snake Oil Salesman 08 February 2015 “A young woman in Lynn, Mass., was induced to try Dr. True’s Elixir. As a result she was relieved of a tape … Continue reading

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An unlisted Russell’s Alterative and Tonic Bitters

An unlisted Russell’s Alterative and Tonic Bitters 18 April 2014 (R•041914) You may have remembered the 1836 Russell’s Stomach Bitters post from Vermont the other day. Bitters trade card authority Joe Gourd, saw the post and went looking in his collection. He … Continue reading

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Julius Falke’s Manual for Barbers and Hair-Dressers

Julius Falke’s Manual for Barbers and Hair-Dressers 10 December 2013 Thanks to Joe Gourd for the Against Prohibition trade card post yesterday. On the reverse of one of the trade cards (see above) was some valuable and elusive information on the manufacturer, J. Falke … Continue reading

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Xavier Bazin, Steam Fancy Soap Works and Perfumery

Hello Ferdinand: Have enclosed some pictures of an interesting bottle that I dug in St. Louis. I dug this large flint glass pictured hair bottle from a pontiled era privy. It is a large bottle 8 1/2″ tall and 4″ … 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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The Amazing 7 Sutherland Sisters

The Amazing 7 SUTHERLAND SISTERS Niagara County, New York Tami Barber posted this really great picture (see top above) of the 7 Sutherland Sisters over on Bottle Collectors on facebook. This really caught my eye as I was intrigued by the … Continue reading

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Warner’s Log Cabin Remedies

A very nice example of a Warner’s Log Cabin Scalpine came up on eBay the other day. The pictures were rather nice and are posted below. The description on eBay was as follows: Here’s the one all Warner’s & Hair … Continue reading

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Chief Mike – Barber Shop Art & Collectables

I have to say, I meet some interesting people online through this site, the FOHBC site and the facebook bottle and glass sites. In this case it is Chief Mike Murro. Enjoy… Barber-shopping for me started with shining shoes with … Continue reading

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