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The oddly shaped Vigor Bitter & Invigorating Tonic & the Heublein & Brother Bottle

The oddly shaped Vigor Bitter & Invigorating Tonic & the Heublein & Brother bottle 05 September 2015 Frank Wicker sent the pictures (which I have cropped in Photoshop) of a Vigor Bitter & Invigorating Tonic saying, “Hi Ferdinand, have you ever seen one … Continue reading

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The little Clark’s Giant Bitters

The little Clark’s Giant Bitters 03 May 2015 You know, when I think of a “Giant”, I think of the Jolly Green Giant, Jacks’ Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum Giant, Andre the Giant or some kind of odd-ball circus pictures or Guinness Book of … Continue reading

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D. T. Boozer and his Smyrna Bitters

D. T. Boozer and his Smyrna Bitters Smyrna Bitters Company – Dayton, Ohio 17 April 2015 (R•041815) Bitters trade card and ephemera collector Joe Gourd, sent in the above image from his immense collection saying, “Saw your updated wagon post and … Continue reading

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What about this Tilton’s Dandelion Bitters?

What about this Tilton’s Dandelion Bitters? 27 February 2015 (R•022815) (R•112415-Ring Example) Some of you may be aware of a series of Dandelion Bitters posts that have occurred on Peachridge Glass in the past. A complete listing is at the bottom … Continue reading

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Dr. Mackenzie’s or Dr. McKinzie Wild Cherry Bitters

Dr. Mackenzie’s or Dr. McKinzie Wild Cherry Bitters 11 January 2015 (R•011315) (R•051715) (R•110715) A M5, Dr. Mackenzie’s Wild Cherry Bitters closed on eBay last week. See Listing. The eBay picture is at the top most position of this post. I clipped it … Continue reading

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Drakes Plantation Bitters on 1874 Stereoview Mock Medical Scene

Drakes Plantation Bitters on 1874 Stereoview Mock Medical Scene 07  October 2014 Frank Wicker over at BottlePickers.com tipped me off to this wonderful, yet bizarre stereoview card on eBay with a mock medical scene, a wizard of some sort, some … Continue reading

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Lash’s Bitters – PART TWO | History

Lash’s Bitters | San Francisco – Chicago – New York PART TWO | History 26 July 2014 (r•072914) Yesterday I posted Part ONE of this series dealing with the various Lash’s bitters bottles and today we will focus on Lash’s history and a … Continue reading

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Looking at Severa’s Stomach Bitters from Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Looking at Severa’s Stomach Bitters from Cedar Rapids, Iowa 07 July 2014 Iowa has been in my bitters news lately with a question from Marlena VanHelsing on a labeled Dr. Von Hopf’s Curacao Tonic Bitters put out by Chamberlain & Company in Des Moines, … Continue reading

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The missing link Universal Bitters by Nicholas Kieffer

The missing link Universal Bitters by Nicholas Kieffer 07 June 2014 (R•060814) I have been monitoring some e-mails this past week or so between Frank Wicker and a person who had contacted him regarding a possible unlisted bitters. This person … Continue reading

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Looking at some Dr. Langley’s Root & Herb Bitters from Boston

Looking at some Dr. Langley’s Root & Herb Bitters from Boston “Buy me and I will do you good.” 26 February 2014 The top picture pretty much sums up why I am a bitters collector. Look at this great masculine … Continue reading

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