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Looking at Bitters in the Rheinstrom, Bettman, Johnson & Co. Presentation Book

Looking at Bitters in the Rheinstrom, Bettman, Johnson & Co. Presentation Book Cincinnati, Ohio 08 May 2019 As some of you may know, I been working with Bill Ham in getting the Bitters Bottles Supplement 2 book ready for publication. … Continue reading

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Nicholas Longworth – Catawba Wine Bitters

Nicholas Longworth – Catawba Wine Bitters Cincinnati, Ohio 02 March 2019 Nicholas Longworth was an influential figure in the early history of American wine, producing sparkling Catawba wine from grapes grown in his Ohio River Valley vineyard on hills north … Continue reading

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Excelsior Stomach Bitters – Drs. Ault and McGavern – St. John, Iowa

Excelsior Stomach Bitters – Drs. Ault and McGavern St. John, Iowa 01 January 2019 I recently received, reviewed and responded to a couple of emails and newspaper clippings from Mark Wiseman, a well-known antique bottle collector from Iowa that included … Continue reading

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Dr. Wright’s Tonic Bitters and Invigorating Cordial

Dr. Wright’s Tonic Bitters and Invigorating Cordial 05 November 2018 Norman C. Heckler & Company has an exciting Dr. Wright’s Tonic Bitters and Invigorating Cordial that I have never seen before in their current Auction #170. Their write-up is as follows … Continue reading

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PE-RU-NA For Catarrh – The Great American Fraud

PE-RU-NA For Catarrh – The Great American Fraud 08 October 2018 Yesterday, I put together a post on TO-NI-TA which reminded me of PE-RU-NA. Early 1900 fraudulent medicines with similar graphics treatment in their names, similar bottles, and the same time … Continue reading

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Strickland’s Life Bitters

Reference to a Strickland’s Life Bitters 16 March 2016 The Strickland’s Life Bitters is an unlisted bitters that I came across recently while searching for other material. We are talking about Dr. Alfred Strickland who founded Strickland & Company around 1862 in … Continue reading

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Kaiser Wilhelm Stomach Bitters – Sandusky, Ohio

Kaiser Wilhelm Stomach Bitters – Sandusky, Ohio 20 February 2016 My good friend and fellow bitters collector Gary Beatty (North Port, Florida) sent me an email and pictures today of a fun little side step that we all do sometimes, … Continue reading

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Cap’n Jacks’ Star Anchor Bitters – Portsmouth, Ohio

Cap’n Jacks’ Star Anchor Bitters W. L. B. Jack – Portsmouth, Ohio 05 December 2015 (R•120915) I received an email asking about the value and rarity of an amber Star Anchor Bitters that was found in an estate collection. It … Continue reading

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Beach’s Stomachive Bitters – New Orleans

Beach’s Stomachive Bitters – New Orleans Dr. Erasmus Darwin Beach 26 November 2015 You may have noticed more of a push here at Peachridge Glass and with other bitters collectors to purge their files of potential unlisted bitters. You see, … Continue reading

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Prairie & Plantation Bitters – Cincinnati, O

Prairie & Plantation Bitters – C. Frank & Co. Cincinnati. O 06 September 2015 As I noted yesterday in my “The Two Other Plantation Bitters” post, I have been watching the ‘new on the scene’ Prairie and Plantation Bitters figural cabin for … Continue reading

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