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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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Rees’ Orange Tonica – The Best Bitters in the World

Rees’ Orange Tonica The Best Bitters in the World  Risley Co. Sole Proprietors and Manufacturers – New York PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 19 February 2014 Well, this is the last advertising trade card from authority Joe Gourd in … Continue reading

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Mamma’s Recipes for Keeping Papa Home – Herdrich’s Bitters

Mamma’s Recipes for Keeping Papa Home – Herdrich’s Bitters  PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 18 February 2014 “Find out what drink is his favorite and supply him with the very thing that he goes to the club for…” Mamma’s … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Series – Old Cabin Bitters

OLD CABIN BITTERS Pictured on top: “Old Cabin / Bitters” Figural Bottle, America, 1860-1880. In the form of a rectangular two story log cabin, red amber, applied sloping collared mouth – smooth base, ht. 9 1/8 inches. R/H #O19 Great … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Series – Dr. Lovegood’s Family Bitters

DR LOVEGOOD’S FAMILY BITTERS L 124 (Square) & L 125 (Rectangular) Specimens 08 December 2012 (R•052714) (R•012415) You really have to love the great names for some of the medicine brands and antique bottles we collect. E. Dexter Loveridge, Dr. … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Series – American Life Bitters

AMERICAN LIFE BITTERS Tiffin, Ohio & Omaha, Nebraska Variants 01 December 2012 (R•120112) (R•052914) (R•030715) (R•090516) While operating as a wagon peddler, he discovered the magic of bitters, which he advertised “as a cure for dyspepsia and all diseases of … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Series – Holtzermann’s Patent Stomach Bitters (2-Roof)

HOLTZERMANN’S PATENT STOMACH BITTERS The Earlier 2-Roof Cabin 26 November 2012 (R•061014) Yesterday, I wrote about the later 4-roof (pictured directly above) Holtzermann’s Patent Stomach Bitters (read: Log Cabin Series – Holtzermann’s Patent Stomach Bitters Compound (4 Roof) and pretty much hung my hat … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Series – Old Homestead Wild Cherry Bitters

Log Cabin Series – Old Homestead Wild Cherry Bitters 24 November 2012 (R•052814) (R•031817) OLD FOLKS AT HOME! O L D    H O M E S T E A D W I L D    C H E R … Continue reading

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“the Buchanan Cannons”

“the Buchanan Cannons” 16 August 2012 Buchanan’s Malt Whiskey Buchanan Sour Mash Whiskey Buchanan’s Extract of Sugar Corn In late June of this year, I felt like I was wrapping up the Figural Cannon Series (see bottom of page) with … Continue reading

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Barrel Series – Brent, Warder & Co. – Louisville

BRENT, WARDER & CO – LOUISVILLE KY 14 August 2012 Pictured above is the only example I could find of the elusive Brent, Warder & Company figural barrel. This small, 6 3/4″, amber-copper figural barrel, embossed BRENT, WARDER & CO. … Continue reading

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