Carlyn Ring Collection: Second Offering of 121 Bottles – Part 2

Carolyn Ring - Letter 2

Carlyn Ring Offering 2 Letter

From a 24 May 1995 letter from James Hagenbuch:

Dear Collector:

The following listing of 121 bottles is the second special offering of bitters’ bottles from the Carlyn Ring collection.

The Carlyn Ring collection contains over 650 examples, and is considered to be the finest and most comprehensive collection of this type ever assembled. Her collecting days started in the early 1950′s, continuing on and off for the next forty years.

See Part 1

See letter above and representative low res pictures below.

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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