Tag Archives: postage

Panama Bitters – Meeting of the Atlantic & Pacific

Panama Bitters – Meeting of the Atlantic & Pacific 14 October 2017 Recently I watched a neat documentary on the Panama Canal on Netflix (Panama Canal: Prized Possession). A few days later I found a bitters advertisement for Panama Bitters … Continue reading

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Some Great US Postal Advertising Covers & Cards

As a United States stamp collector too, I find myself really enjoying patriotic covers and advertising covers related to history and antique bottle and glass collecting. I have assembled a few here to demonstrate my point. By combining a topic, … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Series – Drake’s Plantation Bitters

Log Cabin Series – Drake’s Plantation Bitters 28 November 2012 (R•090615) D R A K E ‘ S    P L A N T A T I O N B I T T E R S There is no bitters … Continue reading

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My ex Callahan’s Old Cabin Whiskey – The Big Fish that Got Away

“The Big Fish that Got Away” 08 August 2012 (Updated 13 August 2012 with Greg Price email) (R•060614) We all know about, and have probably experienced, “The Little Fish that Got Away” syndrome. Well, how about “The Big Fish that … Continue reading

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Advertising Notes and Facsimile Currency

Over the years, since I started collecting bottles, I have picked up some nice examples of facsimile currency and advertising notes relating to the bottles that I collect. As a collector of US Postage and Revenue Stamps, there is a … Continue reading

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