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Dr. Smith’s Magic Bitters – Council Bluffs, Iowa

Dr. Smith’s Magic Bitters John Brown Adkins – Council Bluffs, Iowa 09 December 2018 I recently received an email and newspaper clipping from Mark Wiseman about an unlisted Dr. Smith’s Magic Bitters. He found the ad below in The Council Bluffs … 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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The labeled Constitutional Beverage (Bitters?) from New York

The labeled Constitutional Beverage (Bitters?) from New York 18 March 2014 I suppose many of you may have noticed that gorgeous, rectangular, yellow-olive, Constitutional Beverage bottle in the Glass Works Auctions “Winter be Gone” Catalogue Auction 101 that ended last night. … Continue reading

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Dr. Langley’s Rocky Mountain Bitters

Dr. Langley’s Rocky Mountain Bitters 27 February 2014 (R•082314) (R•051818) Here is a odd handbill (below) from my collection representing Dr. Langley’s Rocky Mountain Bitters. The piece pictures the trade mark for the brand. My question is, is the Dr. Langley’s Rocky … Continue reading

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“Bitters, Please”

“BITTERS, PLEASE” How Many Persons Take a Nip Under the Guise of “Medicine.” 19 January 2014 It is a undisguised fact that many people indulge in alcoholic stimulants under the guise of medicines and that many patent-medicines enterprises make their … Continue reading

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A valuable resource every Soda pop collector should have…

The Soda Spectrum magazine is your #1 ‘print magazine’ source for articles, columns, photos and historical information dedicated to soda pop collectors everywhere! Issue #61 of our print edition includes a feature story on the SunDrop Co. of Concord (one … Continue reading

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