Tag Archives: St. Louis

Dr. Van Dyke’s Holland Bitters and the Headless Man

Dr. Van Dyke’s Holland Bitters and the Headless Man 10 October 2017 My friend Gary Beatty forwarded the above picture and email below of possibly an unlisted variant of a Dr. Van Dyke’s Holland Bitters bottle from St. Louis, Missouri. I … Continue reading

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Extremely rare Senour’s Calisaya Bitters from St. Louis

Extremely rare Senour’s Calisaya Bitters from St. Louis 16 March 2016 Earlier in March. I posted on Daily Dose about a Senour’s Calisaya Bitters saying, “Off to Dallas and then San Antone tomorrow night. Baltimore next week for the big … Continue reading

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Charles Green’s Peruvian Bark Bitters – Brookfield, Missouri

Charles Green’s Peruvian Bark Bitters Brookfield, Missouri 06 December 2015 Ellen Haas Faulkenberry from St. Louis, Missouri posted these pictures of a Green’s Peruvian Bark Bitters on Facebook a week or so ago. I cropped them in Photoshop. Apparently the bottle was dug in … Continue reading

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Wild Cherry and Iron Bitters – J.M. Abeles, Leavenworth, Kansas

Wild Cherry and Iron Bitters Joseph M. Abeles, Druggist, Leavenworth, Kansas 24 November 2015 Here is an incoming email from super-sleuth, James Viguerie, as he finds yet another unlisted bitters reference, that being for the Wild Cherry and Iron Bitters prepared by J. … Continue reading

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Forty Up Vigor Bitters – Who are You?

Forty Up Vigor Bitters – Who are You? 01 November 2015 About a year or two ago, Ellen & Curt Faulkenberry, from up Saint Louis, Missouri way, sent me some pictures of some extremely rare bitters from their collection. I … Continue reading

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A. A. Mellier – St Louis Missouri

A. A. Mellier – St. Louis, Missouri Mellier’s Imperial Tonic Bitters by Mark C. Wiseman 07 April 2015 (R•040815) Hi Ferdinand, Here is what I have found on the bottle I dug on Sunday, likely an “Imperial Tonic Bitters” according … Continue reading

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Is their a relationship between Grape Bitters by C.R. Smith & Company in Chicago?

Is there a relationship between Grape Bitters by C .R. Smith & Company in Chicago and Dr. A.H. Smith’s Old Style Bitters from St. Louis? 29 March 2015 Sorry for the long title. I though I recognized this bottle as it reminded me of … 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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Looking at some Universal Bitters

Looking at some Universal Bitters 15 March 2015 If you play word association with me and you say Universal, I think of Universal Pictures first, especially their older logos which were fantastic. One is pictured at the top of the post. Of … Continue reading

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