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Excelsior Stomach Bitters – Rose’s Drug Store, Westminster, Maryland

Excelsior Stomach Bitters – Rose’s Drug Store Westminster, Maryland 04 January 2019 Here is an advertisement below for a possibly unlisted Excelsior Stomach Bitters that I came across during research for the Excelsior Stomach Bitters post from St. John, Iowa. … Continue reading

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Dr. Smith’s Magic Bitters – Council Bluffs, Iowa

Dr. Smith’s Magic Bitters John Brown Adkins – Council Bluffs, Iowa 09 December 2018 I recently received an email and newspaper clipping from Mark Wiseman about an unlisted Dr. Smith’s Magic Bitters. He found the ad below in The Council Bluffs … Continue reading

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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 (R•032319) 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 … Continue reading

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Life Everlasting Bitters – Atlanta, Georgia

Life Everlasting Bitters – Atlanta, Georgia 01 November 2018 Here is a great bitters square that John Pastor had in his recent American Glass Gallery Auction #21 which closed earlier in the week. The picture at the top of the post … 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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Is their a relationship between Grape Bitters by C.R. Smith & Company in Chicago?

Is there a relationship between Grape Bitters by C .R. Smith & Company in Chicago and Dr. A.H. Smith’s Old Style Bitters from St. Louis? 29 March 2015 Sorry for the long title. I though I recognized this bottle as it reminded me of … Continue reading

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Lucius W. Bissell and his Dandelion Bitters

Lucius W. Bissell and his Dandelion Bitters Bellows Falls Vermont & Keene, New Hampshire 11 February 2015 Wow, another in the Dandelion Bitters series inspired by bitters ephemera authority, Joe Gourd. The two advertising trade cards used in this post … Continue reading

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Dandelion Bitters – The Great Herb Blood Remedy

Dandelion Bitters – The Great Herb Blood Remedy John H. Sheehan & Company, Utica, N.Y. 03 February 2015 The other day I noticed a Dandelion Bitters advertising trade card on eBay that I was not familiar with. The bitters was … Continue reading

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Willard’s Golden Seal Bitters – Taunton, Massachusetts

Willard’s Golden Seal Bitters – Taunton, Massachusetts 01 February 2015 (R•110715) I  thought it might be a good idea to circle back and find out who A. L. Willard was from Taunton, Massachusetts. He was known best for his Willard’s … Continue reading

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Knoefel’s Orolo Bitters – New Albany, Indiana

Knoefel’s Orolo Bitters – New Albany, Indiana 20 January 2015 Hard drinking and fast women are said to be causes. I did not win some bottles yesterday but it was not for “Hard drinking and fast women” which affected one of our characters in todays … Continue reading

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