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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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Riddle, Fuller & Co. selling Celebrated California Bitters?

Riddle, Fuller & Co. selling Celebrated California Bitters? Council Bluffs, Iowa 27 December 2018 I recently received a couple of emails and newspaper clippings from Mark Wiseman, a experienced bottle collector from Iowa that included advertisements for unlisted bitters including Adler’s … 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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Jacob & David Hostetter – Dr. J. Hostetter’s Celebrated Stomach Bitters

Jacob & David Hostetter Dr. J. Hostetter’s Celebrated Stomach Bitters 30 October 2018 (R•033119) David Hostetter was a millionaire manufacturer of one of the most, if not the most famous and successful bitters ever produced, the Dr. J. Hostetter’s Celebrated … Continue reading

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Dr. Michael Cox’s Bitters – Pittsburgh

Dr. Michael Cox’s Bitters – Pittsburgh H. Obernauer & Company 23 September 2018 I’d forgotten about my Dr. Michael Cox’s Bitters with the three embossed cocks until somebody posted a picture of an example on PRG Facebook the other day. … Continue reading

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Happy Easter and a New Bitters for you

Happy Easter and a New Bitters for You! 27 March 2016 Always nice to hear from the digging crews, especially Jeff Milhalik as he has a special knack for finding easter eggs and digging up incredible bottles. Some of you … Continue reading

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Mishler’s Herb Bitters and The Mishler Family

Mishler’s Herb Bitters and the Mishler Family 14 October 2015 (R•031319) (R8042919 – information Dale P. Mishler). (R•051119 – Swanson covers) If you are a bitters collector, you probably possess a bottle or two of the celebrated Mishler’s Herb Bitters … Continue reading

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What about this Tilton’s Dandelion Bitters?

What about this Tilton’s Dandelion Bitters? 27 February 2015 (R•022815) (R•112415-Ring Example) Some of you may be aware of a series of Dandelion Bitters posts that have occurred on Peachridge Glass in the past. A complete listing is at the bottom … Continue reading

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Looking at Boerhave’s Holland Bitters – Pittsburgh

Looking at a Boerhave’s Holland Bitters – Pittsburgh 25 February 2015 (R•022715) (R•042619) Jeff Wichmann currently has a Boerhave’s Holland Bitters up on his American Bottle Auctions “For Sale” page that prompted me to pull my example out of a … Continue reading

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McKelvy’s Stomach Bitters – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

McKelvy’s Stomach Bitters – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Aqua and Cornflower Blue 14 February 2015 Sometimes there is just so little information available to help identify a bottle that you just have to connect the dots and make assumptions. In today’s case it … Continue reading

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