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The Centennial 1776 Tonic Bitters from Philadelphia?

The Centennial 1776 Tonic Bitters from Philadelphia? 10 November 2015 Jeff Wichmann has some super nice bottles in his American Bottle Auctions | Auction 62 that is now underway. I thought it was just a matter of time, and bottles, before … Continue reading

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By George, I Think I’ve Got It

By George, I Think I’ve Got It 02 June 2015 Incoming e-mail and pictures from bitters collector Lou Holis. This bottle is one of the classic figural bitters and a must-have for any bitters or figural collector. I must say, I … Continue reading

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Snyder’s Celebrated Bitter Cordial and H. G. Leisenring

Snyder’s Celebrated Bitter Cordial and H. G. Leisenring 01 December 2013 (R•053115) I spotted a dug, Snyder’s Celebrated Bitter Cordial on eBay and it lead me to thinking about the bottle, the fancy “Snyder’s” script and H. G. Leisenring. This bitters … Continue reading

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Sumter Bitters – The Great Southern Tonic

Bottle picture by Tom Leveille Sumter Bitters – The Great Southern Tonic Where the American Civil War Began 01 May 2012 Decades of growing strife between North and South erupted in civil war on April 12, 1861, when Confederate artillery … Continue reading

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Baltimore & Ohio Railroad China

Four or five years ago, Elizabeth and I purchased a group of Baltimore and Ohio railroad china. You see, I grew up in Baltimore, am interested in Model Railroading, I am a rail fan and most recently, visited the Baltimore … Continue reading

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