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Mishler’s Herb Bitters and The Mishler Family

Mishler’s Herb Bitters and the Mishler Family 14 October 2015 (R•031319) If you are a bitters collector, you probably possess a bottle or two of the celebrated Mishler’s Herb Bitters on your shelves. The Great Household Remedy. Very popular and … Continue reading

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Bitters Stamped – 1881 Internal Revenue Record and Customs Journal

Bitters Stamped – 1881 Internal Revenue Record and Customs Journal Published by P.V. Van Wyck & Company, 1881 09 October 2013 Here is an interesting Internal Revenue document dated, April 19, 1881 that shows a list of bitters brands needing … Continue reading

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Tobias Barto and his Great Gun Bitters – Reading, PA

Tobias Barto and his Great Gun Bitters Reading, PA 21 June 2012 (R•031314) (R•020919) One could buy a Barto’s Bitters, a concoction of whiskey and herbal flavorings, from 1872 to 1892 at the family-run store at 437 Penn Street. A … Continue reading

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A Couple of Fancy Gents

At some point, Bitters master Bill Ham decided to call the G 52 | Dr. Goodin’s Compound Gentian Bitters a ‘fancy square’ in Bitters Bottle Supplement. The first volume of the landmark Caryln Ring & W.C. Ham Bitters Bottles simply says “Square” in … Continue reading

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