Tag Archives: Medicines

Edward H. Hartshorn – Hartshorn’s Family Medicines

Edward H. Hartshorn – Hartshorn’s Family Medicines Dr. Hartshorn’s Jaundice Bitters 25 August 2018 (R•092018) Recently, I saw the above Dr. Hartshorn’s Jaundice Bitters bottle on eBay (see listing) and liked the color and label which features a key. I don’t … Continue reading

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Dr. Asher Atkinson’s Universal Family Medicines

Dr. Asher Atkinson’s Universal Family Medicines Botanic Druggist, Principal Depot, No. 230 Greenwich St., New York 27 November 2015 (R•113015) Working in my “A’s” today trying to see if any unlisted bitters are parked in my “to do” folders. Here … Continue reading

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Dr. James H. McLean & Ferd Meyer, the Tax Agent

Dr. James H. McLean & Ferd Meyer, the Tax Agent 19 March 2015 Tom Phillips sent me a packet of FOHBC convention information and with it was this Commission Bill below for Dr. J. H. McLean’s Family Medicines at 314 Chestnut Street … Continue reading

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Dr. B. H. Kauffman Stomach Bitters – Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Dr. B. H. Kauffman Stomach Bitters – Lancaster, Pennsylvania 27 December 2014 (R•100915) Robert Cohen posted a picture of a Dr. Kauffman Stomach Bitters from Lancaster, Pennsylvania over on the Bottle Colletors Facebook page (pictured at top of post) and I … Continue reading

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Brown’s Aromatic Bitters – Hannibal, Missouri

Brown’s Aromatic Bitters – Hannibal Missouri 13 November 2014 (R•111514) (R•111814) [This post was inspired by Tim Henson from Missouri] Jim Hagenbuch with Glass Works Auctions sure knows how to tug at the heart-strings (and pull at the purse strings) as … Continue reading

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Hunki Dori Bitters – H.B. Matthews – Chicago

Hunki Dori Bitters – H.B. Matthews – Chicago “Before they left, they evidently reached a high state of hilarity as they imbibed quite freely of Hunki Dori Bitters” Burglars Drink Hunki Dori Bitters – 1874 new report (see below) 26 … Continue reading

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The Ladies’ Home Journal Endorses Beer as Opposed to Patent Medicines

The Ladies’ Home Journal Endorses Beer as Opposed to Patent Medicines 08 December 2013 “A mother who would hold up her hands in holy horror at the thought of her child drinking a glass of beer, which contains from two … Continue reading

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Patent Medicine Proprietary Revenue Stamps

Proprietary Stamps The first revenue stamps in United States were produced to collect taxes on liquor in 18th-century America and were known as Supervisors’ Seals. These revenue stamps were embossed and known as the First Federal Issue. Later, new tax laws were … Continue reading

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2012 Houston Antique Bottle Show – Rain or Shine!

2012 Houston Antique Bottle Show – Rain or Shine! 15 July 2012 Well I missed the Friday ‘early bird’ set-up because my flight from the East Coast was 8 hours late and our airports were shut down for a good … Continue reading

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Ferraro Visit – July 2009

Elizabeth and I had the honor of a personal visit with Bob and Connie Ferraro of Boulder City, Nevada. We drove from Los Angeles after the 2009 FOHBC Pomona National Show. Our visit included a nice lunch in town (Bob … Continue reading

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