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Kohn & Adler’s Bitters – Rock Island, Illinois

Kohn & Adler’s Bitters Rock Island, Illinois 08 December 2018 I recently received an email and 1866 newspaper clipping from Mark Wiseman about an unlisted Adler’s Celebrated Anti-Cholera Bitters which led me to do a search for “Adler” information. This … 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. Emanuel’s Sarsaparilla – Vicksburg

Dr. Emanuel’s Sarsaparilla – Vicksburg, Mississippi 05 June 2015 (R•060615) “and none got too excited about it, but they wanted to buy it.” Incoming e-mail about an interesting sarsaparilla bottle from an old Mississippi collection. See low res pictures at … Continue reading

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Is there really a Swindle’s Texarkana Bitters?

Is there really a Swindle’s Texarkana Bitters? 04 December 2013 (120713•Major update at bottom of post) TEXas, ARKansas, and nearby LouisiANA Is there really a Swindle’s Texarkana Bitters? Is somebody pulling our leg here? And a man named Swindle selling this concoction? It reminds … Continue reading

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Patience Paying Off – Three Amazing Finds

This is my first bitters find and I don’t think I could be any happier… Patience Paying Off – Three Amazing Finds Hi Ferdinand! Cody Zeleny here, Just thought I would share some more recent finds that I am really … Continue reading

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Quite a lineup of Railroad Flasks

The McKearin Historical Flask Group V – Railroad Flasks Ferdinand, Got close to 60 of the railroad flasks on my new shelves now. With over 125 of them, hard to figure how I am going to display/setup. My wife is … Continue reading

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Insulator Hunters

I put together a post earlier today called Privy Digging – The Hole Story which included some great pictures of holes and digs. These diggers are going to some major depths including one hole at 60 feet! After looking underground, it seemed … Continue reading

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The McKearin Historical Flask Groups

I have created a list of the McKearin Historical Flask Groups. This chart will help in identifying the major flask groupings. I also keep the BLASKE COLLECTION, The Edmund & Jayne Blaske Collection of American Historical Flasks handy for reference. … Continue reading

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Baltimore & Ohio Railroad China

Four or five years ago, Elizabeth and I purchased a group of Baltimore and Ohio railroad china. You see, I grew up in Baltimore, am interested in Model Railroading, I am a rail fan and most recently, visited the Baltimore … Continue reading

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Success to the Railroad – The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum

From Houston it is usually quite a distance to one of the major antique bottle shows on the East and West coasts. For this reason, I typically plan my weekend around a bottle show with museum tours, sightseeing and business. … Continue reading

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