2012 Columbus, Ohio Antique Bottle & Insulator Show

Show Date: Saturday, 18 February 2012

Show Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Public Admission: $3.00 (*Fairgrounds Parking is $5.00) *plenty of parking available.

Early Bird Admission: 7:00 am – 9:00 $25.00 You get in there while the dealers are setting up!

Show Location: The show is in the RHODES CENTER building at the Ohio State Fairgrounds complex. The Ohio State Fairgrounds is located at 717 E. 17th Avenue, go west off I-71 at Exit 111. For driving directions and fairgrounds maps, click here. The showroom is huge, well lighted, and has wide aisles for shoppers, with plenty of space between the tables for the dealers. Restrooms in the heated building. Food concession provided by the fairgrounds ($$).

Weather: Link to the weather forecast for Columbus Ohio.

Shoppers Bonus: The famous Scott Antique Show is also the same day, also in the fairgrounds complex, so you can spend the day and hit both great shows, and find tons of treasures. Just walk across the street, do not move your car, or you will have to pay for parking again.

Extra-early Bird Bonus: There will be a fun Hospitality Party on Friday night from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm (or later – it’s a lot of fun!).

At the Baymont Inn Hotel: Complimentary food and drinks, and lots of good visiting with your fellow collector/dealers. Hotel website link and phone: 614-848-9696

Call for your tables NOW!

Co-Show Chairmen:
Joe Hardin: 937.728.9930 / jkcollectables@gmail.com
Jamie Houdeshell: 419-722-3184 / ‪jhbottle@hotmail.com

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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