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The Centennial 1776 Tonic Bitters from Philadelphia?

The Centennial 1776 Tonic Bitters from Philadelphia? 10 November 2015 Jeff Wichmann has some super nice bottles in his American Bottle Auctions | Auction 62 that is now underway. I thought it was just a matter of time, and bottles, before … Continue reading

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Chuck Gildea wins an Oster Toaster!

Chuck Gildea wins an Oster Toaster! 02 June 2015 You never know what to expect from Jeff Wichmann with American Bottle Auctions. I was sitting in a meeting yesterday and peeked at my phone and saw a link to Jeff’s … Continue reading

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Looking at Boerhave’s Holland Bitters – Pittsburgh

Looking at a Boerhave’s Holland Bitters – Pittsburgh 25 February 2015 (R•022715) Jeff Wichmann currently has a Boerhave’s Holland Bitters up on his American Bottle Auctions “For Sale” page that prompted me to pull my example out of a digital … Continue reading

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Dr. C. G. Garrison’s Bitters for Dyspepsia – Philadelphia

Dr. C. G. Garrison’s Bitters for Dyspepsia – Philadelphia 21 February 2015 (R•031215) Here is another great aqua bitters that sold last week on Jeff Wichmann’s American Bottle Auctions Sale Page. I have not seen an example of a Dr. C. G. Garrison’s Bitters … Continue reading

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Tilley’s Summum Bonum Bitters – West Haverstraw, N.Y.

Tilley’s Summum Bonum Bitters – West Haverstraw, N.Y. 26 January 2015 (R•031215) The first thing I wondered here was why “Summum bonum” would be embossed on the Tilley’s Sunnum Bonum Bitters bottle from West Haverstraw, New York. Actually this was not my first … Continue reading

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Dr. B. L. Bull’s Vegetable Bitters – Racine, Wisconsin

Dr. B. L. Bull’s Vegetable Bitters – Racine, Wisconsin 25 January 2015 (R•012615) Here is another tough-to-find bitters that showed up and was snapped-up in moments on Jeff Wichmann’s American Bottle Auctions Sale Page. The Dr. B. L. Bull’s Vegetable Bitters … Continue reading

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Belmont Tonic Herb Bitters – Philadelphia 23 January 2015 (R•053017) If you are wondering why I have used cigar label art above when I am writing about the Belmont Tonic Herb Bitters, it is because Benjamin Labe was primarily a … Continue reading

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Knoefel’s Orolo Bitters – New Albany, Indiana

Knoefel’s Orolo Bitters – New Albany, Indiana 20 January 2015 Hard drinking and fast women are said to be causes. I did not win some bottles yesterday but it was not for “Hard drinking and fast women” which affected one of our characters in todays … Continue reading

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Mills’ Bitters – A. M. Gilman – Sole Proprietor

Mills’ Bitters – A. M. Gilman – Sole Proprietor 08 January 2015 Jeff Wichmann recently sold an excellent example of a Mill’s Bitters lady’s leg figural over at his newly formed American Bottle Auctions For Sale page. You don’t see or … Continue reading

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Dr. B. H. Kauffman Stomach Bitters – Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Dr. B. H. Kauffman Stomach Bitters – Lancaster, Pennsylvania 27 December 2014 (R•100915) Robert Cohen posted a picture of a Dr. Kauffman Stomach Bitters from Lancaster, Pennsylvania over on the Bottle Colletors Facebook page (pictured at top of post) and I … Continue reading

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