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R.C. Ridgway & Co. Lady’s Leg – Philadelphia

R.C. Ridgway & Co. Lady’s Leg – Philadelphia 24 December 2018 I received the email below and pictures of an exciting new find from Robert Biro that I thought I would share. I was curious who R.C. Ridgway was? It … Continue reading

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Caldwell’s Wine & Iron Bitters – Medina NY

Caldwell’s Wine & Iron Bitters – Medina NY 13 September 2018 (R•051019-FBN) The other day I did a post on the triangular Caldwell’s Herb Bitters which was centered around York and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It reminded me of another Caldwell named … Continue reading

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Wild Cherry and Iron Bitters – J.M. Abeles, Leavenworth, Kansas

Wild Cherry and Iron Bitters Joseph M. Abeles, Druggist, Leavenworth, Kansas 24 November 2015 Here is an incoming email from super-sleuth, James Viguerie, as he finds yet another unlisted bitters reference, that being for the Wild Cherry and Iron Bitters prepared by J. … Continue reading

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Professor Virchow’s Iron Bitters – Chicago

Professor Virchow’s Iron Bitters – Chicago 04 September 2015 (R•120615) Jeff Burkhardt (Cedarburg, Wisconsin) sent the following e-mail and two pictures of a Professor Virchow’s Iron Bitters. I have not seen one of these bottles before so I thought this was … Continue reading

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An XR, Dr. Paetz’s Stomach Bitters makes an appearance

An XR, Dr. Paetz’s Stomach Bitters makes an appearance 27 June 2014 (R•110814) I was a little stunned when I received an auction announcement from Greg Spurgeon and North American Glass earlier in the month. The surprise was not another fine auction … Continue reading

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The Iron Maiden

The Iron Maiden 23 April 2014 I received a call yesterday from an old-time historical flask collector named Joe Wood. We talked for a bit about the great flask collections from previous decades and he mentioned that he had auctioned off … Continue reading

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Black Hills Bitters made by F.C. Parmelee in Honeoye, New York

Black Hills Bitters made by F.C. Parmelee in Honeoye, New York 20 March 2014 (R•032214) BLACK HILLS BITTERS ! THE GREAT FAMILY MEDICINE! Contains Hope and valuable Herbs and Roots (obtained only from the Black Hills. Try a bottle to-day! … Continue reading

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Tracking the Botanic Iron Tonic Bitters – Botanic Medicine Company

Tracking the Botanic Iron Tonic Bitters – Botanic Medicine Company 07 December 2013 Well, Joe Gourd has done it again with an e-mail containing a trade card showing three cats playing for an unlisted Botanic Iron Tonic Bitters – Botanic Medicine Company … Continue reading

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Extremely Rare Burgoon Ball aquired by Jeff Burkhardt

  Good Morning Ferdinand! There are few LRBS (Lightning Rod Balls) on my want list, but high-up on that list is the extremely rare BURGOON. I have the cobalt but the amber and SCA (Sun Colored Amthysist) have eluded me…until … Continue reading

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