Tag Archives: Dick Watson

The only Martin’s Bermuda Bitters

The only Martin’s Bermuda Bitters 27 May 2014 (R•052015) (R•052215) Oh, if I could only just see this bottle, let alone have it sit proudly in my collection. To my knowledge, the Martin’s Bermuda Bitters, is a one-of-a-kind, only example, residing … Continue reading

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2013 FOHBC Semi-Annual Board Meeting – Manchester, NH

2013 FOHBC Semi-Annual Board Meeting Manchester, New Hampshire 19 July 2014 – Manchester For four straight hours, the FOHBC 2012-2014 term elected board members met to have their semi-annual board meeting. The other annual meeting was held earlier in the year … Continue reading

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Will the real Drake’s Please Stand Up?

Had a FED Board meeting conference call last night. One of the topics was reproductions. As I thought, there is not much we can do as far as stopping a person from reproducing a bottle but we should encourage a … Continue reading

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“Take a trip with me into the worm hole”

“Take a trip with me into the worm hole” Just love this above grid from Jason Rinehart with his accompanying comment “Take a trip with me into the worm hole”. It is creativity like this that makes our hobby so interesting. Congratulations Jason, … Continue reading

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Charles Lediard and his Liquor Products

C H A R L E S   L E D I A R D  and his Liquor Products 12 November 2012 (R•020116) (R•061318) (R•070718) With my post the other day on OK PLANTATION Bitters (see: OK Plantation Bitters – the “Big … Continue reading

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Barrel Series – Old Sachem Bitters and Wigwam Tonic

From an old Indian recipe in possession of the family of the proprietor for upwards of a century is now offered to the public as one of the most healthy and wholesale beverages extant and as a tonic is unsurpassed. OLD … Continue reading

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Early pictures of some of the characters and legends or both

Early pictures of some of the characters and legends or both 18 June 2012 I really like seeing older pictures of some of the collecting greats, legends and characters that I have heard so much about. I realize these pictures … Continue reading

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Constitution Bitters – The oldest Figural Bitters?

Constitution Bitters – The oldest Figural Bitters? 25 February 2012 (R•033114) (R•082618) I did a post earlier today titled: Is the Cooley’s Anti Dispeptic Bitters our oldest Bitters? that prompted an email from collector Sandor Fuss who graciously provided a picture of … Continue reading

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