Heckler Auction 89 GII-8 Eagle Medallion Historical Flask

Eagle - Medallion

GII-8 Eagle Medallion Historical Flask

This wonderful Historical Flask sold in the March 2010 Heckler 89 Auction. The listing is as follows:

Eagle – Medallion Historical Flask, early Pittsburgh District, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. 1820-1840. Brilliant olive yellow, sheared mouth – pontil scar, pint; (1/4 inch shallow bubble burst on the large left rib of the medallion). GII-8 Beautiful color, fine condition, strong impression. Gutsy looking bottle with those heavy beads. Warren C. Lane, Jr. collection.

Estimate: $20,000-40,000     Price Realized: $64,350

About Ferdinand Meyer V

Ferdinand Meyer V 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. He 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. Ferdinand is the past 6-year President of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors and is one of the founding members of the FOHBC Virtual Museum.
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