Bottled in Illinois – New Book

In from Dave Hall:

Information on a new bottle book called Bottled in Illinois, all color photos, 792 pages and only bottles from 1840 to 1880, I bought two copies this evening from Jeff Cress, Edwardsville, Illinois!

Special copies will be available at the Eastside Antique Bottle, Jar & Brewery Colectibles 5th Annual Show & Sale.

Order Book:

12 November 2011 (Saturday) Belleville, Illinois Eastside Antique Bottle, Jar & Brewery Colectibles 5th Annual Show & Sale, (9:00 am to 3:00 pm, early buyers 7:00 am), at the Belleclair Fairgrounds, 200 South Belt East, Belleville, Illinois (15 minutes from St. Louis), Info: Kevin Kious, 618.346.2634, or Curt Faulkenberry, 636.797.5220

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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