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2016 Houston Bottle Show fun as usual!

2016 Houston Bottle Show fun as usual! 25 July 2016 The Houston Bottle Show is usually a tough one for me because it is usually a week or two before the Federation National Show (FOHBC 2016 Sacramento National Antique Bottle … 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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Original Dr. Pepper “Dr. Pepper’s Pepsin Bitters” Formula

Original Dr. Pepper “Dr. Pepper’s Pepsin Bitters” Formula 28 October 2015 Here is an original piece that is quite fascinating. Incoming email from Lou Holis (Lake Alfred, Florida) that prompted some follow-up. Who would have thought there was a relationship … 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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I wish someone would find me a Newfoundland Bitters

I wish someone would find me a Newfoundland Bitters 19 November 2014 Sitting lonely, in the Carlyn Ring and W.C. Ham Bitters Bottles book, is a listing for N 21 NEWFOUNDLAND BITTERS, The Daily Picayune (New Orleans) April 4, 1869. I had seen … Continue reading

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J. Grosman & Sons not J. Grossman & Sons

J. Grosman & Sons not J. Grossman & Sons New Orleans, Louisiana – Marshall, Texas and Dallas, Texas 25 July 2014 Ferdinand, enjoyed seeing you again at the Houston show, especially enjoyed the fish bitters in your display. I have attached two pictures pertaining … Continue reading

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Workin’ the 2014 Houston Antique Bottle Show

Workin’ the 2014 Houston Antique Bottle Show 21 July 2014 This years Houston Antique Bottles, Advertising & Collectibles Show and Sale served as a warm-up for me as the FOHBC Lexington National is in less than two weeks. This past Saturday, I … Continue reading

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Here are those four Texas Bitters

Here are those four Texas Bitters 04 May 2014 (R•111714) Reprinted below is an interesting communication from super-sleauth, James Viguerie regarding a few possible leads on unlisted Texas bitters. I spent a few moments trying to find out more information for each … Continue reading

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The rest of the story of Lorenzo D. Youngblood and his Tonic Bitters

The rest of the story of Lorenzo D. Youngblood and his Tonic Bitters by James Viguerie 17 February 2014 (R•111315 – Youngblood Shard) I am looking into four patents on Texas bitters. They were patented by Texans living in the … Continue reading

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My ‘Purdy’ new bitters

My ‘Purdy’ new bitters P U R D Y ‘S    C O T T A G E    B I T T E R S 15 February 2014 (R•031414) I would like to introduce you to my ‘Purdy‘ new … Continue reading

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