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The back story to Saving the Fizz

How an interest that started almost 50 years ago manifested into a book on patent bottle closures The back story to Saving the Fizz 09 July 2017 My name is David Jones, a name that has always brought some comment … Continue reading

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Now Two Tally-Ho Bitters

Now Two Tally-ho Bitters Dr. Dimock’s Tally-Ho Bitters (Buffalo, New York) & Tally-Ho Bitters by John Caracopulo (Natchez, Mississippi) 22 June 2017 While searching some old Mississippi newspapers for evidence of the Mississippi Valley Bitters I came across a Tally-Ho Bitters … Continue reading

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Strickland’s Life Bitters

Reference to a Strickland’s Life Bitters 16 March 2016 The Strickland’s Life Bitters is an unlisted bitters that I came across recently while searching for other material. We are talking about Dr. Alfred Strickland who founded Strickland & Company around 1862 in … Continue reading

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Dr. Doty’s Celebrated Mandrake Bitters

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Dr. Doty’s Celebrated Mandrake Bitters 25 January 2016 Recently, two pictures of a very nice, labeled Dr. Doty’s Celebrated Mandrake Bitters was posted by Eric Gamache on the Antique Bitters Bottles Facebook page. This would be D 87 L in Bitters Bottles from C. C. … Continue reading

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Alphons Dryfoos’ Wald Koenig Bitters and an amazing bottle design patent

Alphons Dryfoos’ Wald Koenig Bitters And an amazing bottle design patent 23 November 2015 (R•120315) Here is a pretty cool bottle design that never happened. If it did, it would probably be the coolest bitters bottle ever, surpassing the figural indian … Continue reading

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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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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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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. C. G. Garrison’s Bitters for Dyspepsia – Philadelphia

Dr. C. G. Garrison’s Bitters for Dyspepsia – Philadelphia 21 February 2015 (R•031215) Here is another great aqua bitters that sold last week on Jeff Wichmann’s American Bottle Auctions Sale Page. I have not seen an example of a Dr. C. G. Garrison’s Bitters … Continue reading

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