Boddlegeddon – Five (5) Shows on 23 July 2011

23 July Art

Can you believe it! Five, count them, 5 Antique Bottle and Glass Shows on 23 July!


I’m headed to the Houston show. If I was a zillionaire, maybe I could arrange for a Lear jet, helicopter and motorcycle escort and hit all 5 shows!

Here they are folks…

23 July 2011 (Saturday) Houston, Texas The Houston Antique Bottles, Advertising and Collectibles Show & Sale (Sat. 8:30 am to 3:00 pm; early buyers Fri. 6:00 to 10:30 pm) at the Crown Plaza Hotel, 12801 Northwest Freeway, Houston, Texas. Barbara Puckett, 907 W. Temple, Houston, Texas 77009, 713.862.1690 (h) or 713.409.9940 (c),

22 & 23 July 2011 (Friday & Saturday) Reno, Nevada Reno Antique Bottle and Collectibles Club’s 47th Annual Show & Sale (9:00 am – 3:00 pm $4 Saturday, Early Buyers Friday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm) at the Reno/Sparks Convention Center, 4590 S Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada. Willy Young, 775.746.0922 or Helene Walker 775.345.0171

23 July 2011 (Saturday) Tallahassee, Florida The 5th Annual Tallahassee Antique Bottle Show & Sale (9:00 am – 3:00 pm) at the North Florida Fairgrounds, Tallahassee, Florida, Britt Keen, 1144 Azalea Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32301, 850.877.4490,

23 July 2011 (Saturday) Altoona, Iowa The Iowa Antique Bottleers 42nd Annual Antique Bottle & Collectibles Shoe and Sale (9:00 am – 2:00 pm) at the Meadows Events Center, Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino (I-80 Exit 142) Altoona, Iowa, Tom Southard, 2815 Druid Hill Drive, Des Moines, Iowa 50315, Tele: 515.490.9590

23 July 2011 (Saturday) Milford, Massachusetts Yankee Pole Cat Insulator Club’s 7th Annual Swap Meet and Cookout (8:00 am to 2:00 pm) at the Maspenock Rod and Gun Club. Info: John Rajpolt, 203.261.1190, or L.A. Jones 508.634.2711 (between 7:00 pm and 10:00 pm),

For a complete listing of shows: (Shows)

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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