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Loranger Globe Bitters – What is your Story?

A. Loranger Globe Bitters – What is your Story? 25 September 2018 (R•092618) (R•092718) (R•100518) I received an email and pictures this morning from John Throop. “Hi Ferd – was happy to find this Loranger Globe Bitters jug on eBay … Continue reading

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Minerva Bitters – Aussie or American?

Minerva Bitters – Aussie or American? 09 March 2018 (R040118) I’ve had a folder on my laptop set within my ‘t0-do’ list for some time for Minerva Bitters. The bottle is extremely rare. I can account for only two examples. … Continue reading

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California Sherry Wine Appetizer or Stomach Bitters

California Sherry Wine Appetizer or Stomach Bitters 10 April 2016 (R•041216) (R•041316) It looks like we may have an unlisted, labeled bitters here as I find no reference to the California Sherry Wine Appetizer or Stomach Bitters in the Ring … Continue reading

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French Aromatique – The Finest Stomach Bitters

French Aromatique – The Finest Stomach Bitters 23 February 2016 (Updated) I get quite a few neat bitters emails from Gary Beatty (North Port, Florida) that always get me thinking and admiring. Let’s take a moment to look at his French … Continue reading

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“Up and Going” Excelsior Ginger Ale

“Up and Going” Excelsior Ginger Ale 20 February 2016    (R•022116) I received the following “Need Help” message from Troy Beck (Xenia, Ohio) over on PRG Facebook. I get a lot of these types of questions and I am usually … Continue reading

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A question regarding Capuziner Bitters

A question regarding Capuziner Bitters 01 October 2015 Incoming e-mail communication with pictures from Chris Eib regarding Hutching’s Dyspepsia Bitters, Drake’s Plantation Bitters and Capuziner Bitters. Some rather nice pictures of some cool bottles too to support the e-mail. [CI] … Continue reading

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A Bar at the Folies-Bergère Bottle Question

A Bar at the Folies-Bergère Bottle Question 13 January 2014 Dear Mr. Meyer, I am writing you in your capacity of president of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors. I have a scholarly question. The caveat is that it’s about … Continue reading

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Constitution Bitters – The oldest Figural Bitters?

Constitution Bitters – The oldest Figural Bitters? 25 February 2012 (R•033114) (R•082618) I did a post earlier today titled: Is the Cooley’s Anti Dispeptic Bitters our oldest Bitters? that prompted an email from collector Sandor Fuss who graciously provided a picture of … Continue reading

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Look at this Color for this Hostetter’s Bitters

Look at this Color for this Hostetter’s Bitters! 07 July 2011 Jim Bender sent me this picture of a legendary Hostetter’s Stomach Bitters bottle. I had heard about this boy but I had never seen a picture. Kind of like … Continue reading

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