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Democratic Bitters

Democratic Bitters 18 November 2015 Here is a communication below from James Viguerie who periodically helps out with bitters posts. Looks like we have references to an unlisted Democratic Bitters made by Dr. Samuel R. Whitlow from Peoria County, Illinois around … Continue reading

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Goodwin’s Laree Bitters – Baltimore

Goodwin’s Laree Bitters – Baltimore Strictly A French Preparation 20 October 2015 (R•052517) The advertisement below was found in the bottom right corner of a Virginia newspaper in 1882. Right beneath the word OPIUM. It represents the unlisted Goodwin’s Laree Bitters. Wikipedia … Continue reading

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Zu Zu Bitters – Zu Zu Medicine Company, Baltimore, Maryland

Zu Zu Bitters – Zu Zu Medicine Company, Baltimore, Maryland 18 April 2015 (R•041915) Bob Ford, with the Baltimore Antique Bottle Club, posted these fine pictures below of a labeled  Zu Zu Bitters on the Facebook bitters bottles page. This is a tough bottle to obtain and certainly the … Continue reading

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Maryland Tonic Bitters – Henry Litz

Maryland Tonic Bitters – Henry Litz 18 April 2015 Bob Ford from the Baltimore Antique Bottle Club, posted this picture above of a Maryland Tonic Bitters on the Facebook bitters bottles page. I like bitters, I like aqua bottles, I like … Continue reading

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Dr. DeGurley’s Herb Bitters in the news again

Dr. DeGurley’s Herb Bitters in the news again… 06 April 2015 I reported a few months back of a new example of the extremely rare, Dr. DeGurley’s Herb Bitters. This bottle is a killer and has a motif of a five-story house … Continue reading

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2015 Baltimore Bottle Experience

2015 Baltimore Bottle Experience Snow, Cold Weather and a Warm Time 11 March 2015 Towards the middle of last week, Elizabeth and I started getting alerts from the airlines that our scheduled flight from Houston to Baltimore might be delayed. … Continue reading

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Gouley’s Vegetable Bitters – Baltimore

Gouley’s Vegetable Bitters – Baltimore Louis Gouley’s Vegetable Medicinal Store 02 May 2014 (R•121814) (R•041815) Yep, had to be a Frenchman with that name. I was looking thru some older Baltimore City Directories and was reminded of an advertisement for Louis … Continue reading

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Doc’ Houcks Medicine Show

Doc’ Houcks Medicine Show 30 April 2014 (R•050114) Darrin Irwin (Erie, Pennsylvania) has been sending me these cryptic images from a book talking about Houck’s Patent Panacea. I thought I would take a moment and look at Houck. I immediately found this … Continue reading

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A. Vogeler & Company, Baltimore, Md. – March 1881 Scientific American Illustrations

A. Vogeler & Company, Baltimore, Md. March 1881 Scientific American Illustrations AMERICAN INDUSTRIES – No. 68 PROPRIETARY SPECIALTIES 13 January 2014 Yesterday, while working on the post for the wholesale druggist, A. C. Meyer & Company in Baltimore, Maryland, I … Continue reading

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So who is A. C. Meyer?

So who is A. C. Meyer? 12 January 2014 (R•012514 – Salvation Oil Trade Card added) I have wondered before, with the last name Meyer, and being from Baltimore, if I was related in any way to A. C. Meyer … Continue reading

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