Tag Archives: Kansas City

Surgical Institute Bitters

Surgical Institute Bitters 17 March 2016 Here is reference to an unlisted bitters called the Surgical Institute Bitters. Yesterday, when I found this advertisement shown above, I immediately thought we might be talking about the same fellows who put out … Continue reading

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Lone Star Stomach Bitters – New Orleans

Lone Star Stomach Bitters – New Orleans 30 May 2015 Here is another super bitters that made an exciting appearance at the recent American Glass Gallery Auction 14 by John Pastor. Let’s do a little digging on the J. Dreyfus (Crescent Moon and … Continue reading

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Dr. Sherman’s Prickley Ash Bitters from Kansas City?

Dr. Sherman’s Prickley Ash Bitters from Kansas City? 28 March 2013 (R•030516) It appears that Dr. Sherman went into a drug store to get a drink of whiskey, and being familiar with the place went behind the prescription case and … Continue reading

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Daily Dose – January 2013

J A N U A R Y   2 0 1 3 Section dedicated to daily thoughts and interests Thursday, 31 January 2013 Wow, this month just went by so fast. Christmas seems so long ago. Back in Houston, dodged … Continue reading

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Looking for Bottles Carried on the Steamboat Arabia

T H E    S T E A M B O A T    A R A B I A Looking at famed Civil War author Jim Schmidt’s interview with Andrew W. Hall and the Galveston-Houston Packet this morning made me … Continue reading

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The Indian Herb Bitters Prepared by Drs Dickerson & Stark

THE INDIAN HERB BITTERS aka ‘Kansas City Queen’ PREPARED BY DRS DICKERSON & STARK 27 September 2012 (R•101515) (R•031716) First of all, I have written about this special queen before (Read: Ladies & Gents…The Kansas City Queen) as it was an … Continue reading

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Prickly Ash Bitters – Meyer Brothers Drug Company

Prickly Ash Bitters Meyer Brothers Drug Company 13 April 2012 (R•112713 – Western photograph of sign) (R•111215) Dana Charlton-Zarro asked the following question over on one of the bottle collecting pages on Facebook. This gave me a chance to pull out … Continue reading

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Ladies & Gents…The Kansas City Queen

With shocking disbelief I share pictures of the legendary INDIAN HERB BITTERS – Prepared by Drs Dickerson & Stark Medical & Surgical Institute Kansas City, Missouri that walked in the door of the St. Joseph, Missouri Bottle & Insulator Show … Continue reading

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National Insulator Association Convention and Show

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