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EDWARD WILDER'S : BITTERS, SARSAPARRILLA AND MEDICINE

Edward Wilder was the sole proprietor of the EDW Wilder & Co. He was a wholesale druggist and a manufacture of a line of his patent medicines. The company was located at 215 Main Street (or called Marble Front) Louisville, KY. Below is a ad from an 1867 Louisville Newspaper.

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Below are photos of his EDW WILDER'S / STOMACH BITTERS // EDW WILDER & CO / WHOLESALER DRUGGIST / LOUISVILLE, KY. // (motif of a five story building.)

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Below are photos of his EDWARD WILDER & CO / WHOLESALER DRUGGIST / LOUISVILLE, KY.// (motif of a five story building) // EDWARD WILDERS / SARSAPARRILLA & POTASH.

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Below are photos of his EDWARD WILDER & Co / WHOLESALE DRUGGIST// MOTHERS / WORM SYRUP // (motif of a five story building)

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There are three other products this company produced. EDW WILDER CHILL TONIC, EDW WILDER EXTRACT OF WILD CHERRY and EDW WILDER FAMILY PILLS.

Edward Wilder's Die stamp was first issued in August 1869 and continued until January 1882.

References:

Louisville Newspaper 1867.

Bitters Bottles by Carlyn Ring & W. C. Ham.

www.rdhinstl.com Bob Hohertz

Frank & Frank Jr. (Wicker) Bottle Collection.

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