Pond’s Bitters and Jim Schmidt’s Civil War Medicine Blog

Pond's Bitters

Pond's Bitters (P 120) - Meyer Collection

Jim Schmidt has recently joined the FOHBC and while sending his membership on, I noticed he was from the Houston area! He is a Civil War authority and really into Civil War Medicine. Bingo! Boy has he found the right group to get to know and the opposite is true too! Can’t wait to meet him at the Houston Show on 23 July 2011. Anyway I posted a few of our pics and info we have been firing back and forth on the FOHBC Facebook page. Check his Civil War Medicine (and Writing) blog out…

Jim Schmidt Blog

Civil War Medicine Blog - Jim Schmidt

Two Pond's Bitters Grand Army Re-union Trade Cards

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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