Tag Archives: Vegetable

A tale of two unlisted bitters – Vegetable Tonic Bitters & Tolson’s Tonic Bitters

A tale of two unlisted bitters Vegetable Tonic Bitters & Tolson’s Tonic Bitters Abbeville and Vermilionville, Louisiana 16 November 2015 When I posted the bottle shard of the extremely rare Youngblood’s Tonic Bitters the other day, James Viguerie responded on … Continue reading

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A grouping of Clarke’s Vegetable Sherry Wine Bitters

A grouping of Clarke’s Vegetable Sherry Wine Bitters 11 November 2015 It seems like I am always moving bottles around because I am adding to the collection, dusting or just plain ole’ re-arranging. You see, bottles talk to each other and … Continue reading

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Dr. S. Griggs’ Aromatic Bitters – Detroit

Dr. S. Griggs’ Aromatic Bitters – Detroit 26 March 2015 (R•052615) While searching for information on the Prof. H.P. Lorman Tonic Bitters and Appetizer, I came across this cool advertisement below for Dr. S. Griggs’ Aromatic Bitters from Detroit, Michigan. I knew I had … Continue reading

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Dr. B. L. Bull’s Vegetable Bitters – Racine, Wisconsin

Dr. B. L. Bull’s Vegetable Bitters – Racine, Wisconsin 25 January 2015 (R•012615) Here is another tough-to-find bitters that showed up and was snapped-up in moments on Jeff Wichmann’s American Bottle Auctions Sale Page. The Dr. B. L. Bull’s Vegetable Bitters … Continue reading

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Cannon’s Indian Vegetable and Blood Purifying Bitters

Cannon’s Indian Vegetable and Blood Purifying Bitters 22 January 2015 (R•012315) (R•052917) I found this advertisement below for Cannon’s Indian Vegetable and Blood Purifying Bitters from an 1878 Fort Wayne, Indiana newspaper. Avery & Tyler in Lafayette, Indiana were the wholesale … Continue reading

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Manhattan Medicine Company v. Wood

Label: Formerly manufactured by Moses Atwood Georgetown, Mass, and sold by his agents throughout the United States by Manhattan Medicine Co. Proprietors, New York. Manhattan Medicine Company v. Wood 03 January 2015 Working on the Johnson’s Calisaya Bitters post yesterday led me to understand … Continue reading

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Is there really a Burton’s Bitters?

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Is there really a Burton’s Bitters? 14 December 2014 I quite innocently posted the above picture on PRG and Facebook earlier in the week and said, “Anybody ever heard of a Burton’s Compound Vegetable Bitters? New to me. Can anyone … Continue reading

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Old Dr. Bone’s Bitters and Pills

Old Dr. Bone’s Bitters and Pills 10 December 2014 At first when I saw mention of an Old Dr. Bones’ Bitters I thought it was in reference to a fictitious person and product. I was wrong. Dr. Bone is real. When I … Continue reading

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Dr. Beach’s Restorative Wine Bitters

Dr. Beach’s Restorative Wine Bitters 09 December 2014 Dr. Beach says, “The effluvia is very offensive; and I have seen worms, or maggots crawling in the flesh; and yet the patient has recovered.” Ahhh….another reference to an unlisted bitters, or is it? Sorry … Continue reading

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T. J. Lummus’ A.V. Bitters – Lynn Mass

T. J. Lummus’ A.V. Bitters – Lynn Mass 26 November 2014 (R•112714) (R•121115) An important bitters sold this past Monday night in the Glass Works Auctions, The ‘Christmas Comes Early’ Catalog Auction #105 . The T. J. LUMMUS’ A.V. BITTERS from Lynn, Massachusetts (Ring/Ham, … Continue reading

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