Burdock Blood Bitters – Part III – Labeled Bottle and More

Part III from my friend and noted Civil War author Jim Schmidt…Make sure you visit his blog site and sign up to receive his posts.

[from Jim Schmidt]  In this third and final post in a 3-part series on Burdock Blood Bitters I include a photo of a beautiful labeled Burdock bottle from the collection of friend and bitters collector extraordinaire, Ferdinand Meyer at Peachridge Glass.

Read Part III

Read: Burdock Blood Bitters – Part I – 1883 Letter to Customer

Read: Burdock Blood Bitters – Part II – 1889 Almanac 

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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