Tag Archives: Compound

Jacob & David Hostetter – Dr. J. Hostetter’s Celebrated Stomach Bitters

Jacob & David Hostetter Dr. J. Hostetter’s Celebrated Stomach Bitters 30 October 2018 (R•033119) David Hostetter was a millionaire manufacturer of one of the most, if not the most famous and successful bitters ever produced, the Dr. J. Hostetter’s Celebrated … Continue reading

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Democratic Bitters

Democratic Bitters 18 November 2015 Here is a communication below from James Viguerie who periodically helps out with bitters posts. Looks like we have references to an unlisted Democratic Bitters made by Dr. Samuel R. Whitlow from Peoria County, Illinois around … Continue reading

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Big Advertising Pays for Paine’s Celery Compound

Big Advertising Pays for Paine’s Celery Compound 01 November 2015 I did a post yesterday on Paine’s Celery Compound that revealed some super-sized advertising in various newspapers across United States. I would have to believe that taking full-page or almost full advertisements had … Continue reading

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Paine’s Celery Compound – Makes People Well

Paine’s Celery Compound – Makes People Well 31 October 2015 (R•110115) I think many bottle collectors and diggers start out with an amber Paine’s Celery Compound in their collection. It actually looks just like a bitters bottle. I know when I was first … Continue reading

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Is there really a Burton’s Bitters?

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Is there really a Burton’s Bitters? 14 December 2014 I quite innocently posted the above picture on PRG and Facebook earlier in the week and said, “Anybody ever heard of a Burton’s Compound Vegetable Bitters? New to me. Can anyone … Continue reading

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Dr. White’s Compound Golden Seal Bitters

Dr. White’s Compound Golden Seal Bitters 13 December 2014 (R•121614) (R•121215) (R•011715) The bottle pictures at the top of the post are darn right poor like pictures of the Loch Ness Monster, the Abominable Snowman and merfolk but none-the-less, we’ve got some … Continue reading

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Old Dr. Bone’s Bitters and Pills

Old Dr. Bone’s Bitters and Pills 10 December 2014 At first when I saw mention of an Old Dr. Bones’ Bitters I thought it was in reference to a fictitious person and product. I was wrong. Dr. Bone is real. When I … Continue reading

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Dr. Beach’s Restorative Wine Bitters

Dr. Beach’s Restorative Wine Bitters 09 December 2014 Dr. Beach says, “The effluvia is very offensive; and I have seen worms, or maggots crawling in the flesh; and yet the patient has recovered.” Ahhh….another reference to an unlisted bitters, or is it? Sorry … Continue reading

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S.O. Dunbar & his Tomato (ya ya ya) Bitters

S.O. Dunbar & his Tomato (ya ya ya) Bitters DUNBAR’S LIFE BITTERS 23 November 2014 (R•112514) (R•060219) (R•082519) Bitters ephemera authority Joe Gourd, sent me the above handbill from the druggist, S. O. Dunbar from Taunton, Massachusetts. The Tomato, Sarsaparilla, Blackberry, Dandelion and … Continue reading

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The great William Allen’s Congress Bitters

The great William Allen’s Congress Bitters 26 May 2014 (R•011119) I have been looking for a reason for some time now to unveil a post on the great William Allen’s Congress Bitters. I now have one as John Pastor has … Continue reading

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