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Goldheim Bitters featured in Bottles and Extras

Goldheim Bitters featured in Bottles and Extras 08 August 2018 The July | August 2018 issue of Bottles and Extras has a super article on the extremely rare, Goldheim Celebrated Swiss Stomach Bitters from Baltimore. The article was written by … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | July- December 2018

July • December  |  2 0 1 8 25 September 2018 | Tuesday Post update for NECTAR BITTERS with this super example from Matthew Tigue Levanti. Read: Professor Lennords or Leonnard’s or Leonard’s Celebrated Nectar Bitters 21 September 2018 | Friday 1766 bitters advertisement for … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | April • June 2018

April • June  |  2 0 1 8 24 May 2018 | Thursday Rare, later Oregon Grape Root Bitters bottle. See at Western Bottle News. Brad Seigler submitted auction information on this cool bitters dispenser. Visit Auction. 23 May 2018 | Wednesday Jeeze, could … Continue reading

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Looking at some French Bitters

Looking at some French Bitters French Bitters – Morse & Williams – Milwaukee, Wisconsin 01 March 2018 (R•032318) A really cool French Bitters (pictured above) put out by Morse & Williams showed up on the Glass Works Auctions | Auction 119 … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | January • March 2018

January • March  |  2 0 1 8 28 March 2018 | Wednesday NEW FIND! Example of a Betterton Brothers Home Bitters from Kingston, Tennessee. “Came out of a basement here in Roanoke. Guy had know idea where he got it.” – Travis Layman Read: The … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | October • December 2 0 1 7

October • December  |  2 0 1 7 24 December 2017 | Sunday I like this Drake’s Plantation Bitters lot from the last Glass Works Auctions Auction 117 . 21 December 2017 | Thursday A nice advertising trade card for Fitzpatrick’s 50 Cent Stomach … Continue reading

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The donated bottle display that I spoke of at the national show

The donated bottle display that I spoke of at the national show 17 August 2017 Hi Ferdinand: These photo’s are of the permanent display that I assembled for the East Hartford Public Library with the help of many collectors on … Continue reading

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The back story to Saving the Fizz

How an interest that started almost 50 years ago manifested into a book on patent bottle closures The back story to Saving the Fizz 09 July 2017 My name is David Jones, a name that has always brought some comment … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | July • September 2 0 1 7

July • September  |  2 0 1 7 15 August 2017 Ferd, here is the provenance on the Elk Bitters. It was found about a month ago at a farm auction at Smithville, MO. It was simply laying in a bucket on a farm … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | April • June 2 0 1 7

April • June  |  2 0 1 7 28 June 2017 Dingen’s Napolean Cocktail Bitters from Buffalo, New York. Figural banjo. Pretty darn cool. Working on thirty-six (36) rotational photos taken by Alan DeMaison when we both worked in Houston recently doing 3-D imaging … Continue reading

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