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Mishler’s Herb Bitters and The Mishler Family

Mishler’s Herb Bitters and the Mishler Family 14 October 2015 If you are a bitters collector, you probably possess a bottle or two of the celebrated Mishler’s Herb Bitters on your shelves. The Great Household Remedy. Very popular and with … 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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S.O. Dunbar & his Tomato (ya ya ya) Bitters

S.O. Dunbar & his Tomato (ya ya ya) Bitters 23 November 2014 (R•112514) Bitters ephemera authority Joe Gourd, sent me the above handbill from the druggist, S. O. Dunbar from Taunton, Massachusetts. The Tomato, Sarsaparilla, Blackberry, Dandelion and Wild Cherry, Vegetable Compound  Life … Continue reading

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Brown’s Aromatic Bitters – Hannibal, Missouri

Brown’s Aromatic Bitters – Hannibal Missouri 13 November 2014 (R•111514) (R•111814) [This post was inspired by Tim Henson from Missouri] Jim Hagenbuch with Glass Works Auctions sure knows how to tug at the heart-strings (and pull at the purse strings) as … Continue reading

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A pair of S. Rosenthal & Co. NYC bottles

A pair of S. Rosenthal & Co. NYC bottles 29 October 2014 (R•020715) Recently, I have corresponded with Chris Eib regarding various bottle related topics and during this exchange, Chris sent me the picture above of two S. Rosenthal & Co. … Continue reading

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An unlisted Anderson’s Wine Restorative Bitters reference

An unlisted Anderson’s Wine Restorative Bitters reference 27 October 2014 (R•011114) While visiting some of the Bath, Maine city directories the other day for the Hunk Dori Bitters post, I came across an advertisement below for Anderson’s Wine Restorative Bitters. … Continue reading

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Dr. Johnson’s Indian Dyspeptic Bitters – Maine

Dr. Johnson’s Indian Dyspeptic Bitters MAINE 09 April 2014 Robert Cohen posted the following on Bottle Collectors on Facebook, “Tough, Johnson’s Indian Dyspeptic Bitters bottle, open-pontil, circa 1840, picked-up at Dover N.H. bottle show on Sunday 4/6/14. Dealer (from Maine) … Continue reading

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John Thomson and his “Thomsonian System of Practice”

John Thomson and his “Thomsonian System of Practice” 27 March 2014 (R•28 March 2014) Just a short post tonight, it has gotten longer thanks to Mark Yates and his leads, about John Thomson who was a Botanic Physician located at No. … Continue reading

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Walton’s Bitters Counterstamped Seated Half Dollar

Walton’s Bitters Counterstamped Seated Half Dollar 23 February 2014 (o22518) Frank Wicker (bottlepickers.com) alerted me to an interesting counterstamped coin on ebay for Waton’s Bitters. This looks to be for W 22, Walton’s Bitters from Cincinnati, Ohio in the Carlyn … Continue reading

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