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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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Sazerac Aromatic Bitters – P. H. Drake & Co.

Sazerac Aromatic Bitters Lady’s Leg P.H. Drake & Co. 07 November 2018 Looking at the motif of the monogram “PHD & Co.” on a Sazerac Aromatic Bitters bottle leads you to Patrick Henry Drake, the proprietor for the famous Drake’s Plantation Bitters. … Continue reading

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California Wine Bitters – From the vineyard of Kohler & Frohling

California Wine Bitters – From the vineyard of Kohler & Frohling 16 September 2014 (R•030615) Here, everything is not as it should be. The first example of the California Wine Bitters lady’s leg pictured below was spotted on a table at the … Continue reading

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Lady’s Leg Series – Zingari Bitters

ZINGARI BITTERS – F. RAHTER Philadelphia, PA The Viceroy of Egypt placed the name of Dr. Cheopsus upon the “Roll of Nobles” and presented to him a medal bearing the following inscription: “Dr. Cheopsus, the Public Benefactor.” This bitters is … Continue reading

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The old but sexy, Brown & Drake Catawba Bitters lady’s leg

BROWN & DRAKE CATAWBA BITTERS The old but sexy, Brown & Drake Catawba Bitters lady’s leg 25 January 2013 The first in the series of Lady’s Leg figural bottles is a ‘doozie’ as it is the predecessor brand to the … Continue reading

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A mysterious little Reeds Bitters Vial

R E E D ‘ S   B I T T E R S A mysterious little Reed’s Bitters Vial 13 December 2012 (R•102518) Incoming question about a Reed’s Bitters sample vial. I haven’t seen this before. Most bitters collectors … Continue reading

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Labeled Theller’s Bitters Lady’s Leg – New York

Labeled Theller’s Bitters Lady’s Leg – New York 01 July 2012 Just snagged this bottle on eBay. I think I would have paid the same amount for the photographs, they were so well done. Here is how you photograph a … Continue reading

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