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Lud’s Aromatic Stomach Bitters – Lawrence, Kansas

Lud’s Aromatic Stomach Bitters – Lawrence, Kansas Reuben Winchell Ludington 10 May 2015 While poking around the internet this morning, which is something akin to looking at the sky with a telescope, I spotted a listing for a Lud’s Aromatic … Continue reading

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Seligman’s Herb Bitters – Camden, New Jersey

Seligman’s Herb Bitters – Camden, New Jersey 12 April 2015 Here is an unlisted bitters bottle from the Garden State that has been circulating on some of the web forums requesting a place in history. Tom Kennedy Jansen posted the … Continue reading

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1876 United States Internal Revenue Stamps

Looking closer at 1876 United States Internal Revenue Special Tax Stamps 19 March 2015 While working on the Dr. James H. McLean & Ferd Meyer, the Tax Agent post, I had the opportunity to look more closely at the 1876 United … Continue reading

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Belmont Tonic Herb Bitters – Philadelphia 23 January 2015 (R•053017) If you are wondering why I have used cigar label art above when I am writing about the Belmont Tonic Herb Bitters, it is because Benjamin Labe was primarily a … Continue reading

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The Lash’s Gentleman in a Hat

The Lash’s Gentleman in a Hat 28 August 2014 | Mystery Solved 082814 14:55 Here is an interesting e-mail I received yesterday about Lash’s Bitters. This seems like a question for bitters trade card authority Joe Gourd. Is there a … Continue reading

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Bonn’s Pure Scotch Snuff – Baltimore

Bonn’s Pure Scotch Snuff – Baltimore BONN’S JAMES RIVER TOBACCO MANUFACTORY 27 October 2013 Hi Ferdinand, I was lucky enough to buy this great, pontiled snuff bottle at the Manchester show. I believe it may be an unknown or as … Continue reading

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Patent Medicine Proprietary Revenue Stamps

Proprietary Stamps The first revenue stamps in United States were produced to collect taxes on liquor in 18th-century America and were known as Supervisors’ Seals. These revenue stamps were embossed and known as the First Federal Issue. Later, new tax laws were … Continue reading

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Saint George the Dragon Slayer – Not only on Hostetter’s

Saint George the Dragon Slayer – Not only on Hostetter’s 25 October 2012 (R•051015) The recent post of a picture of a Hostetter’s Celebrated Stomach Bitters and a New Factory Smoking Tobacco can (see below) by Steve Ketcham has prompted … Continue reading

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Cigar & Tobacco Jar Display at the Reno Expo

D I S P L A Y    S E R I E S Cigar & Tobacco Jars – Dennis Rogers (see Alan DeMaison Video of Dennis and his display) Here is the next in the series of expanded coverage of the wonderful displays … Continue reading

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Three Bottles with New Orleans seals

Bottles with New Orleans seals  PEYCHAUD’S, DELPIT’S & SARRAZIN. Age range 1840’s through 1870’s.  “I’ve always felt the DELPIT’S was the oldest, the SARRAZIN the most recent.” Charles Aprill Dr. Charles Aprill from the Big Easy, submits these wonderful pictures … Continue reading

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