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15 August 2017

Ferd, here is the provenance on the Elk Bitters. It was found about a month ago at a farm auction at Smithville, MO. It was simply laying in a bucket on a farm wagon loaded with auction items. I snagged it off EBay. Best Regards, Gary (Beatty)

The new listing by Bill Ham for the forthcoming Bitters Bottles Supplement 2:

E 35.5 L . . . Elk Bitters, Blood Purifier, Health Perserver, The Elk Bitters Co, Kansas City, U S A
9 x 2 3/4
Square,Amber, LTC, Tooled lip
Label pictures an elk head and a native American portrait

05 July 2017

Summer-time figural ear of corn, National Bitters. Working on some image shadow clean-up. Thirty-six (36) rotational photos by Alan DeMaison when he was in Houston a few weeks ago doing 3-D imaging for the FOHBC Virtual Museum. Read: Summertime is for Corn – Great Corn Figurals

04 July 2017

03 July 2017

A exquisite example of a General Scotts Artillery Bitters (figural cannon) from New York. Working on thirty-six (36) rotational photos by Alan DeMaison taken by Alan when we both were in Denver recently doing 3-D imaging for the FOHBC Virtual Museum project. The bitters gallery is planned to open first, followed by historical flasks. Read: General Scotts Artillery Bitters – The Ultimate Cannon Barrel Figural.

02 July 2017

One of my favorite figural cabins, the Kelly’s Old Cabin Bitters in yellow olive. Funny color. Working on some image shadow clean-up. Thirty-six (36) rotational photos by Alan DeMaison when he was in Houston a few weeks ago doing 3-D imaging for the FOHBC Virtual Museum.

Read: Log Cabin Series – Kelly’s Old Cabin Bitters

01 July 2017

A nice Fish Bitters in yellow olive. Good color. Working on some image shadow clean-up. Thirty-six (36) rotational photos by Alan DeMaison when he was in Denver a few weeks ago doing 3-D imaging for the FOHBC Virtual Museum. Read: Some New Fish Bitters Photographs

About Ferdinand Meyer V

Ferdinand Meyer V, President, Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors, is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and has a BFA in Fine Art and Graphic Design from the Kansas City Art Institute and School of Design. Ferdinand is the founding Principal of FMG Design, a nationally recognized design consultation firm. Ferdinand is a passionate collector of American historical glass specializing in bitters bottles, color runs and related classic figural bottles. Ferdinand is married to Elizabeth Jane Meyer and lives in Houston, Texas with their daughter and three wonderful grandchildren. The Meyers are also very involved in Quarter Horses, antiques and early United States postage stamps.
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