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Reed Brothers – Dealers in Drugs & School Books

Reed Brothers – Dealers in Drugs & School Books Reed’s Celebrated Overland Bitters 07 March 2019 I like that, …”Dealers in Drugs & School Books” and also “Proprietors of Reed’s Celebrated Overland Bitters.” Here is another super tough, extremely rare … Continue reading

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Digging News from St. Joe

Digging News from St. Joe 29 November 2014 Nice to get some digging news from St. Joseph, Missouri. I went to college in Kansas City, Missouri and I remember St. Joe being north. In business I am aware of St. Joe … Continue reading

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Kennedy’s East India Bitters – Omaha, Nebraska

Kennedy’s East India Bitters – Omaha, Nebraska 18 August 2014 (R•022218) Earlier today I put up a post on a Boston product called East India Root Bitters by George P. Clapp. It reminded me of my clear Kennedy’s East India … Continue reading

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Snyder’s Celebrated Bitter Cordial and H. G. Leisenring

Snyder’s Celebrated Bitter Cordial and H. G. Leisenring 01 December 2013 (R•053115) I spotted a dug, Snyder’s Celebrated Bitter Cordial on eBay and it lead me to thinking about the bottle, the fancy “Snyder’s” script and H. G. Leisenring. This bitters … Continue reading

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Dr. Meyer, Echinacea and his Meyer’s Blood Purifier

A quack doctor at a fair – Library of Congress Ferdinand, I am hoping you could help me track down an antique bottle of Dr. Meyer’s Blood Purifier Syrup manufactured in 1880 to around 1910. I was made in Pawnee … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Series – American Life Bitters

AMERICAN LIFE BITTERS Tiffin, Ohio & Omaha, Nebraska Variants 01 December 2012 (R•120112) (R•052914) (R•030715) (R•090516) While operating as a wagon peddler, he discovered the magic of bitters, which he advertised “as a cure for dyspepsia and all diseases of … Continue reading

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Looking at some of the Bitters Bottles on the steamboat Bertrand – Part 1

James Campiglia, in a series of recent emails, embedded the following statement within one portion of his commentary which inspired this post: “Also found a picture of a shard you may want to post. “Kintzing” early, beautiful green square is a … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cabins

KELLY’S OLD CABIN BITTERS I vividly remember one evening back in 2003 where I kept sneaking out on my porch steps of my loft (hiding from my wife, Elizabeth) in downtown Houston. I was actually in a virtual online and … Continue reading

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