Tag Archives: Cannon

Cannon’s Bitters Study & Timeline – Washington, D.C.

Cannon’s Bitters Study & Timeline Washington D.C. 17 May 2019  With new material and research on Cannon’s Bitters, it seems like high time to re-look at this incredible brand. I thought I would lay out what I have discovered and see … Continue reading

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Litthauer Stomach Bitters by Josef Lowenthal

Litthauer Stomach Bitters by Josef Lowenthal 29 December 2013 (R•102115) I made a comment in yesterdays Germania Magen Stomach Bitters post and said at some point, I hope to untangle, in my mind at least, all of the German and … Continue reading

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Buchanan Brass Printing Plate – Figural Cannon Series

Buchanan Brass Printing Plate – Figural Cannon Series 19 August 2012 Really phenomenal new material coming in from Abel Da Silva regarding my recent post on the Buchanan Cannons. This information pretty much closes the door on my questions about … Continue reading

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“the Buchanan Cannons”

“the Buchanan Cannons” 16 August 2012 Buchanan’s Malt Whiskey Buchanan Sour Mash Whiskey Buchanan’s Extract of Sugar Corn In late June of this year, I felt like I was wrapping up the Figural Cannon Series (see bottom of page) with … Continue reading

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R. & G. A. Wright – Great Gun Cologne

R. & G. A. Wright – Great Gun Cologne 22 June 2012 The latest addition to the figural cannon series was a tough one as this figural bottle is extremely rare and pictures difficult to come by. I saw my … Continue reading

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Tobias Barto and his Great Gun Bitters – Reading, PA

Tobias Barto and his Great Gun Bitters Reading, PA 21 June 2012 (R•031314) (R•020919) One could buy a Barto’s Bitters, a concoction of whiskey and herbal flavorings, from 1872 to 1892 at the family-run store at 437 Penn Street. A … Continue reading

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Globe Bitters – Byrne Bros & Co New York

Globe Bitters – Byrne Bros & Co New York 24 March 2012 The next bottle in the ‘transitional’ Figural Cannon Barrel Series is the Globe Bitters and is grouped and displayed in my collection with my other ‘Barrel’ forms such … Continue reading

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Sol Frank’s Panacea Bitters – Great Form

Sol Frank’s Panacea Bitters – Great Form 23 March 2012 (R•110614) The next bottle in the ‘transitional’ Figural Cannon Barrel (or lighthouse) Series is the Sol Frank’s Panacea Bitters and is grouped and displayed in my collection with my other … Continue reading

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Thad Waterman “Warsaw” Stomach Bitters – Figural Cannon Barrel, Lighthouse or House Roof?

Thad Waterman “Warsaw” Stomach Bitters – Figural Cannon Barrel, Lighthouse or House Roof? 21 March 2012 (R•053015) Today I add the next bottle to my series of Figural Cannon Barrels or Transitional Cannon Barrels that are thought by some to … Continue reading

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Castilian Bitters – Brown & Embree Proprietors – New York

Castilian Bitters – Brown & Embree Proprietors – New York 18 March 2012 This is a follow-up post dedicated to the Castilian Bitters that was referenced in the previous Brown’s Castilian post (read: Brown’s Castilian Bitters – Transitional Cannon Barrel Figural) ‘Patent Elixir … Continue reading

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