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If you can’t do business, drink Rex Bitters

If you can’t do business, drink Rex Bitters Chicago 23 November 2018 Here is what I call a telephone bitters. A bitters product so late that you could call your favorite saloon, liquor or drug store and order a case … Continue reading

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Mississippi Valley Bitters or Yazoo Valley Bitters?

Mississippi Valley Bitters or Yazoo Valley Bitters? 17 June 2017 I found this bright yellow, 1867 St. Louis City Directory advertisement above listing a Mississippi Valley Bitters, Fish Bitters, Hostetter’s Bitters and Drake’s Bitters. I certainly know about the last three … Continue reading

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Texas Druggist Bottle List

Texas Drug Store Bottles This list is a ‘work in progress’. Basic information and pictures will be added as information is gathered and checked. The basic need for this list was inspired by a shorter, written list provided by long-time … Continue reading

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A Riker – Jaynes’ Drug Store Question

“You Are Safe When You Buy At Riker-Jayne.” Over on the Peachridge Glass facebook page and in response to the Dr. D. Jayne & Son – The Almanac King post, Lori Burns-Joyce said that she has a small, 2-2 1/2″ bottle that … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Series – Old Homestead Wild Cherry Bitters

Log Cabin Series – Old Homestead Wild Cherry Bitters 24 November 2012 (R•052814) (R•031817) (R•101818) (R•111218) OLD FOLKS AT HOME! O L D    H O M E S T E A D W I L D    C H E … Continue reading

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Ferraro Visit – July 2009

Elizabeth and I had the honor of a personal visit with Bob and Connie Ferraro of Boulder City, Nevada. We drove from Los Angeles after the 2009 FOHBC Pomona National Show. Our visit included a nice lunch in town (Bob … Continue reading

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