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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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Dexter Loveridge’s Wahoo Bitters – The Traveller’s Friend Flask

Dexter Loveridge’s Wahoo Bitters – The Traveller’s Friend Flask 04 February 2016 Just received some great pictures the other day while boarding a flight from Tampa to Houston. Knocked my socks off, I think, as I had boots on. Look … 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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Beriaults Hair Bitters – Hair Bitters Manufacturing Company

Beriaults Hair Bitters – Hair Bitters Manufacturing Company 21 March 2015 Bill Ham recently purchased a collection of primarily labeled bitters that he put on a table for the first time yesterday at the Morro Bay Bottle Show. The Beriaults Hair … Continue reading

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1876 United States Internal Revenue Stamps

Looking closer at 1876 United States Internal Revenue Special Tax Stamps 19 March 2015 While working on the Dr. James H. McLean & Ferd Meyer, the Tax Agent post, I had the opportunity to look more closely at the 1876 United … Continue reading

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Bitters Stamped – 1881 Internal Revenue Record and Customs Journal

Bitters Stamped – 1881 Internal Revenue Record and Customs Journal Published by P.V. Van Wyck & Company, 1881 09 October 2013 Here is an interesting Internal Revenue document dated, April 19, 1881 that shows a list of bitters brands needing … Continue reading

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Greeley’s Bourbon Bitters Stamp Question

GREELEY’S BOURBON BITTERS STAMP 25 December 2012 Hi Ferdinand and Elizabeth. I have been enjoying your Peachridge site ever since finding this item and looking for information. The basics are: It appears to be a stamp for Greeley’s Bourbon 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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Fighting Skeleton and Beating off Death – Hunt’s Remedy

One of the really great advertising graphics that you will find relating to medicines, cures and the bottles that we collect is the Hunt’s Remedy. The symbolic skeleton, scythe, hour glass and patient using a bottle of Hunt’s Remedy to … Continue reading

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