Fish Bottles make me Smile

2011 - Figural Fish Bitters in a color line (Meyer Collection)

Jerry Forbes just sent me this picture. Made me smile. Miss my bottles and bottle friends. Cold, gloomy and lonely here in my hotel in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

The last time this run was photographed in 2007, the blue fish had not joined the school.

2007 - Victorian Room (Meyer Collection)


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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