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Hyde & Gay – Hunk Dori Bitters

Hyde & Gay – Hunk Dori Bitters 25 October 2014 Here is another surprise that is up on eBay now. Another unlisted bitters! The pictures have been cleaned up a bit and have been taken from the eBay listing. Alerted by Frank … Continue reading

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Coleman’s Tonic Bitters – Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Coleman’s Tonic Bitters – Portsmouth, New Hampshire 23 October 2014 (R•102614) Bitters trade card authority Joe Gourd sent me the following e-mail in reference to the A.W. Coleman’s Anti-Dyspeptic and Tonic Bitters post. “Enjoyed your post on Coleman’s Bitters. While … Continue reading

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J. W. Hutchinson’s Tonic Bitters – Mobile, Alabama

J. W. Hutchinson’s Tonic Bitters – Mobile, Alabama 19 October 2014 (R•110314 – Info and examples from Rod Vining) (R•053017) (R•061917) I suspect many bitters collectors have noticed that spectacular example of a Hutchinson’s Tonic Bitters from Mobile, Alabama in … Continue reading

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Cobalt bottle embossed W. S. Merrell & Co. – Cincinnati

Cobalt bottle embossed W. S. Merrell & Co. – Cincinnati 04 October 2014 Now here is an interesting e-mail about a killer bottle that brings to mind the Solomon’s Strengthening and Invigorating Bitters from Savannah, Georgia and the S. S. … 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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Opening of Circa 1900 Drugstore Museum

Opening of Circa 1900 Drugstore Museum 08 June 2014 I was able to work with Terry McMurray on his full-page, inside back cover, advertisement within the FOHBC 2014 National Antique Bottle Show Souvenir Program. I didn’t know about his new … Continue reading

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The extremely rare Shurtleff’s Bitters from Bennington, Vermont

The extremely rare Shurtleff’s Bitters from Bennington, Vermont 31 May 2014 I always like opening my well worn Bitters Bottles books by Carlyn Ring and Bill Ham. Even though I’ve looked at the two books a million times, I always find something new and … Continue reading

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Alfred French Perry and his Anti Bilious Bitters

Alfred French Perry and his Anti Bilious Bitters 23 April 2014 (R•042514) Yet another, very nice, labeled bitters from Manchester, New Hampshire submitted by Brandon DeWolfe. The Perry’s Anti Bilious Bitters is an unlisted brand I am unfamiliar with but feel akin … Continue reading

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Tufts Tonic Bitters – Plymouth, New Hampshire

Tuft’s Tonic Bitters – Plymouth, New Hampshire 21 April 2014 Now here is a tough bottle to get. I had to say it. The Tuft’s Tonic Bitters from Plymouth, New Hampshire was a late, labeled bitters, made by Tufts & Company. Ring & Ham give … Continue reading

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An unlisted Russell’s Alterative and Tonic Bitters

An unlisted Russell’s Alterative and Tonic Bitters 18 April 2014 (R•041914) (R•040819) You may have remembered the 1836 Russell’s Stomach Bitters post from Vermont the other day. Bitters trade card authority Joe Gourd, saw the post and went looking in his … Continue reading

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