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Daily Dose | May 2019

May  | 2019 See Daily Dose January – April 2019 31 May 2019 | Friday Last day of the month. Let’s mop-up with some really rare ephemera that came in for inclusion into Bitters Bottles Supplement 2  Trade card V 8.5 … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | 2019

January – April | 2019 30 April 2019 | Tuesday Working with some outstanding images from the great Ben Swanson collection of medical ephemera. In this case it is for unlisted bitters material. The new listings are as follows: Advertising … Continue reading

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A nice labeled Hindu Tonic Stomach Bitters

A nice labeled Hindu Tonic Stomach Bitters 22 February 2018 In the current Glass Works Auctions, Auction 119 there is an excellent example of a labeled Hindu Tonic Stomach Bitters prepared by liquor dealers Williams & Newman of Chicago, Illinois. … 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 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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Best Pit ever dug in Mississippi

Best Pit ever dug in Mississippi 04 March 2017 Hi Ferdinand! Just checking in to say hello and to send you some pics from the best pit of Hutch sodas ever dug in Mississippi. We found a brick lined cistern … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | January • March 2 0 1 7

January • March  |  2 0 1 7 20 March 2017 Cool “Ardon” Bitters wallet picked up by Robert Cohen. “I got this exceptionally rare Antique Leather Bitters Advertising Wallet, from Saint Louis.” Joe Gourd followed up with the paper piece below. The new listing … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | October • December 2 0 1 6

October • December  |  2 0 1 6 29 December 2016 I have a bottle my Dad dug in Denver in the late 70’s. His name was Jim Bryan. The bottle is Hartwigs Alpine Stomach Bitters. It is the one listed in the … Continue reading

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