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Barrel Series – Out of the Ashes, the Wolford Z – Whiskey

Barrel Series – Out of the Ashes, the Wolford Z – Whiskey 23 September 2016 (R•092416 – Z Solved) I guess my biggest question here would be why Jacob A. Wolford would put a “Z” on his figural barrel whiskey bottle? Does it … Continue reading

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The Hull Brothers barrel from Detroit, Michigan

The Hull Brothers barrel from Detroit, Michigan 22 September 2016 (R•102416) Here is a new barrel post for the extremely rare Hull Bros. from Detroit, Michigan. In fact, this is the only example I have ever seen. The amber bottle was offered … Continue reading

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Celebrated Crown Bitters – F. Chevalier Sole Agent

Celebrated Crown Stomach Bitters – F. Chevalier Sole Agent 17 January 2016 Here is a nice connection with whiskey and bitters bottles submitted by FOHBC Treasurer, Gary Beatty. I worked on the pictures a little bit to work with the post. … Continue reading

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Jacob Pinkerton’s Wahoo & Calisaya Bitters

Jacob Pinkerton’s Wahoo & Calisaya Bitters 21 November 2015 (R•020116) Have you ever used the celebrated Wahoo and Calisaya Bitters better known by the cabalistic letters “I.M. O. K. — 1864– Y!  Y!” This phrase is repeated in various period … 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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Lud’s Aromatic Stomach Bitters – Lawrence, Kansas

Lud’s Aromatic Stomach Bitters – Lawrence, Kansas Reuben Winchell Ludington 10 May 2015 While poking around the internet this morning, which is something akin to looking at the sky with a telescope, I spotted a listing for a Lud’s Aromatic … Continue reading

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1876 United States Internal Revenue Stamps

Looking closer at 1876 United States Internal Revenue Special Tax Stamps 19 March 2015 While working on the Dr. James H. McLean & Ferd Meyer, the Tax Agent post, I had the opportunity to look more closely at the 1876 United … Continue reading

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Dr. James H. McLean & Ferd Meyer, the Tax Agent

Dr. James H. McLean & Ferd Meyer, the Tax Agent 19 March 2015 Tom Phillips sent me a packet of FOHBC convention information and with it was this Commission Bill below for Dr. J. H. McLean’s Family Medicines at 314 Chestnut Street … 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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Dandelion Bitters – The Great Herb Blood Remedy

Dandelion Bitters – The Great Herb Blood Remedy John H. Sheehan & Company, Utica, N.Y. 03 February 2015 The other day I noticed a Dandelion Bitters advertising trade card on eBay that I was not familiar with. The bitters was … Continue reading

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