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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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The oddly shaped Vigor Bitter & Invigorating Tonic & the Heublein & Brother Bottle

The oddly shaped Vigor Bitter & Invigorating Tonic & the Heublein & Brother bottle 05 September 2015 Frank Wicker sent the pictures (which I have cropped in Photoshop) of a Vigor Bitter & Invigorating Tonic saying, “Hi Ferdinand, have you ever seen one … Continue reading

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D. T. Boozer and his Smyrna Bitters

D. T. Boozer and his Smyrna Bitters Smyrna Bitters Company – Dayton, Ohio 17 April 2015 (R•041815) (R•092018) Bitters trade card and ephemera collector Joe Gourd, sent in the above image from his immense collection saying, “Saw your updated wagon post … Continue reading

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Frederick’s Great Remedy – The American Star Bitters

Frederick’s Great Remedy – The American Star Bitters 24 January 2015 On February 23, 1866, George P. Frederick may have opened his morning newspaper with coffee and a biscuit only to read with interest the following lines titled “The American Star“. … Continue reading

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I wish someone would find me a Newfoundland Bitters

I wish someone would find me a Newfoundland Bitters 19 November 2014 Sitting lonely, in the Carlyn Ring and W.C. Ham Bitters Bottles book, is a listing for N 21 NEWFOUNDLAND BITTERS, The Daily Picayune (New Orleans) April 4, 1869. I had seen … Continue reading

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