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So who is Dr. Buzzell?

So who is Dr. Buzzell? 08 November 2014 So who is Dr. Buzzell? At first when I found a Dr. Buzzell’s bitters advertisement (below) while working on the Globe Tonic Bitters (Portland, Maine) post, I thought we might have an unlisted … Continue reading

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FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Educational Displays

FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Educational Displays 14 August 2014 We ended up with thirteen education displays at the Lexington National that were as different from the recent Reno and Manchester National displays as possible. Interesting and interactive to some extent, they … Continue reading

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The Robinson & Lord Figural Barrel – Baltimore

The Robinson & Lord Figural Barrel – Baltimore A figural barrel by broom makers? 17 May 2014 Seeing the Robinson & Lord figural barrel from Baltimore was a real surprise in the current Heckler Auction 110. I wasn’t aware of this piece … Continue reading

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The Iron Maiden

The Iron Maiden 23 April 2014 I received a call yesterday from an old-time historical flask collector named Joe Wood. We talked for a bit about the great flask collections from previous decades and he mentioned that he had auctioned off … Continue reading

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King Solomon’s Stomach Bitters – Seattle, Washington

King Solomon’s Stomach Bitters – Seattle, Washington 06 January 2014 (R•102115) Why not add another “King” bitters to the group with the previous King’s Hop Bitters from England and the King’s 25 Cent Bitters from Rochester, New York. Now we … Continue reading

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Privy Digging – The Hole Story

The purpose of privy digging is the salvage of antique bottles and everyday household artifacts from the past. Privy digging is the process of locating and investigating the contents of defunct outhouse vaults. The purpose of privy digging is the … Continue reading

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