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Cannon’s Bitters Study & Timeline – Washington, D.C.

Cannon’s Bitters Study & Timeline Washington D.C. 17 May 2019  With new material and research on Cannon’s Bitters, it seems like high time to re-look at this incredible brand. I thought I would lay out what I have discovered and see … Continue reading

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Red Cross Bitters

Red Cross Bitters 13 October 2018 Here is a really cool, circa 1870, patent medicine label (below) that the Library of Congress is holding for William B. Dorman’s Original Red Cross Bitters. Pictured is a crusader in armor with a … Continue reading

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Looking at Spanish Bitters

Looking at Spanish Bitters 12 October 2018 R•041219) The Library of Congress holds this great advertising patent proof lithograph label for Gainer’s Celebrated Spanish Bitters (above) being transported by a passenger train, steamboat and horses and wagon emblazoned with the … Continue reading

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A nice labeled Hindu Tonic Stomach Bitters

A nice labeled Hindu Tonic Stomach Bitters 22 February 2018 In the current Glass Works Auctions, Auction 119 there is an excellent example of a labeled Hindu Tonic Stomach Bitters prepared by liquor dealers Williams & Newman of Chicago, Illinois. … Continue reading

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Dr. Van Dyke’s Holland Bitters and the Headless Man

Dr. Van Dyke’s Holland Bitters and the Headless Man 10 October 2017 My friend Gary Beatty forwarded the above picture and email below of possibly an unlisted variant of a Dr. Van Dyke’s Holland Bitters bottle from St. Louis, Missouri. I … Continue reading

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A labeled Gordon’s Dry Gin, Gordon’s Pale Orange Bitters and a Tanqueray Fine Gin bottle

A labeled Gordon’s Dry Gin, Gordon’s Pale Orange Bitters and a Tanqueray Fine Gin bottle 06 February 2017 I really like to see complete packages when it comes to antique bottles. This means a great looking original label attached to … Continue reading

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Early Damiana Bitters or is something wrong here?

Early Damiana Bitters or is something wrong here? The New, Wonderful & Only Certain Aphrodisiac 14 October 2016 (R•102516) Gary Beatty snagged this interesting Baja California Damiana Bitters with a label (pictured above) and wonders if it is a variant of … Continue reading

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California Sherry Wine Appetizer or Stomach Bitters

California Sherry Wine Appetizer or Stomach Bitters 10 April 2016 (R•041216) (R•041316) It looks like we may have an unlisted, labeled bitters here as I find no reference to the California Sherry Wine Appetizer or Stomach Bitters in the Ring … Continue reading

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“Up and Going” Excelsior Ginger Ale

“Up and Going” Excelsior Ginger Ale 20 February 2016    (R•022116) I received the following “Need Help” message from Troy Beck (Xenia, Ohio) over on PRG Facebook. I get a lot of these types of questions and I am usually … Continue reading

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Dexter Loveridge’s Wahoo Bitters – The Traveller’s Friend Flask

Dexter Loveridge’s Wahoo Bitters – The Traveller’s Friend Flask 04 February 2016 Just received some great pictures the other day while boarding a flight from Tampa to Houston. Knocked my socks off, I think, as I had boots on. Look … Continue reading

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