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Ask for Winter’s Stomach Bitters

Ask for Winter’s Stomach Bitters 12 October 2014 I love this advertisement above for Winter’s Stomach Bitters. I suppose if you drink the bitters you get a big stomach! This month, Greg Spurgeon has the very rare, Winter’s Stomach Bitters in his current … Continue reading

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Hartman’s Old Virginia Bitters – Tonic, Appetizer and Man Restorer

Hartman’s Old Virginia Bitters Tonic, Appetizer and Man Restorer by Joe Gourd & Ferdinand Meyer V Drink it plain or in whiskey three or four times a day, and you will feel like a new man. 19 November 2013 Last … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Bitters Spotting – A cross reference of directories

Cincinnati Bitters Spotting A cross reference of directories 02 September 2013 | Ferdinand Meyer V Here on this Labor Day, I have laboriously gone through the William’s Cincinnati Directories, and a few others prior to Williams, to cross-check the bitters … Continue reading

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2013 Houston Bottle Show Sightings

2013 Houston Bottle Show Sightings 18 August 2013 Another Houston Antique Bottle Show has come and gone. No rain this year, the weather was hot but the dealer action was hotter. With tables sold out, Barbara Puckett, for the first … Continue reading

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Three extraordinary things: Alex Von Humboldts Stomach Bitters, Downieville & Coco

Three extraordinary things: Alex Von Humboldts Stomach Bitters, Downieville & Coco 14 August 2013 At the 2011 Downieville Antique Bottle Show I had the fortune to see, handle and photograph one of the most extraordinary bitters squares I have ever seen, … Continue reading

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Bitters Spotting (and more) at Manchester

Bitters Spotting at Manchester FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show | Manchester, NH 29 July 2013 Whew, been cramming for the past 3 or so days trying to get the September | October issue of Bottles and Extras ready for … Continue reading

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Manchester National Glass Gallery 1

FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show Manchester, New Hampshire 23 July 2013 Scott Selenak (Los Angeles) is the official FOHBC photographer. We first were fortunate enough to have Scott photo-document the 2012 Reno Expo. Scott is wonderful to work with. … 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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2013 Manchester Banquet Picture Gallery

FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show Banquet I wanted to get a few pictures of the 2013 FOHBC Manchester Antique Bottle Show Banquet out as fast as I could. Look for an upcoming article in Bottles and Extras. Great turn-out, … Continue reading

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Two XR Tombstone Flasks containing Bitters (uh Whiskey)

“If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.” Two XR Tombstone Flasks containing Bitters (uh Whiskey) 09 February 2013 (R•122117) It was nice to see two very … Continue reading

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