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Buck’s Aromatic Bitters – a First Rate Tonic & Remedy

Buck’s Aromatic Bitters – a First Rate Tonic & Remedy 14 November 2018 I came across some newspaper advertising for Buck’s Aromatic Bitters and was curious about the brand. It looks like the proprietors were Captain John Thomas Buck and Dr. Pinckney T. … Continue reading

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Lost California Bear found in North Carolina

Lost California Bear found in North Carolina 19 June 2016 Marty Vollmer, the South Carolina show chairman, called me and said a friend found an ad on Craigslist for a bottle with a bear on it. I asked if it … Continue reading

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Jackson’s Excelsior Bitters – Richmond, Virginia

Jackson’s Excelsior Bitters – Richmond, Virginia 19 October 2015 (R•102015) The Jackson’s Excelsior Bitters is an unlisted bitters that crossed my radar screen the other day. At first I thought it might be related to Jackson’s Aromatic Life Bitters, Stonewall Jackson Stomach Bitters … Continue reading

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Warner’s Label Fraud?

Warner’s Label Fraud? 23 September 2015 A series of e-mails from noted collector and researcher Michael Seeliger from Brooklyn, Wisconsin. The person he references is not a member of the FOHBC. After review, I am red flagging. [E-mail #1] I have … Continue reading

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Dr. Sperry’s Rheumatic Bitters – Hartford, Connecticut

Dr. Sperry’s Rheumatic Bitters – Hartford, Connecticut One of the first Eclectic Botanic Physicians 18 February 2015 Selling for a song last week at Jeff Wichmann’s American Bottle Auctions Sale Page was this rare, actually I think extremely rare, Dr. Sperry’s … Continue reading

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Jackson’s Aromatic Life Bitters

Jackson’s Aromatic Life Bitters 10 July 2014 (R•090918) Earlier today, I put up a post on the (Thuringer) Aromatic Stomach Bitters. It got me thinking of the great, Jackson’s Aromatic Life Bitters. Somewhat similar, I though I would sequence them up and … Continue reading

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Dave Kyle and his Figural Bitters

Dave Kyle and his Figural Bitters 03 April 2014 Often, when I travel to bottle shows around the country, I am afforded the luxury of visiting some fantastic collections and meeting with some great people in their homes. In some … Continue reading

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Webb’s Improved Stomach Bitters – Jackson, Michigan

Webb’s Improved Stomach Bitters Jackson, Michigan 29 March 2014 (R•033014) (R•053015) It is not often that I purchase a bottle for my collection when I already have an example, unless of course it is a different color or mold variation. … Continue reading

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Is the Magic Bitters related to the Penn’s Pony Bitters?

Is the Magic Bitters related to the Penn’s Pony Bitters? 10 March 2014 (R•031214) At the Baltimore Antique Bottle Show the weekend before last, I was able to add a Magic Bitters, put out by Minetree & Jackson, Petersburg, Virginia, to … Continue reading

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Hot on the trail of the elusive O.O.S.B.

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Hot on the trail of the elusive O.O.S.B. 31 January 2014 Yet more information on Our Own Southern Bitters from James Viguerie. As you know, Eric McGuire provided information yesterday on this bitters. Yes, this post is abtly named, “Hot … Continue reading

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