Carlyn Ring – An Interview with Martha Stewart


Apple-Touch-IconAGreat Video. “A Complete Collection of Antique Bitters Bottles” – Martha Stewart and Carlyn Ring looks at Carlyn Rings antique bitter bottles collection. The rare and unusual styles in the collection showcase a history of American glass making and early medical remedies containing alcohol. A big shout-out and thanks to Jeff Burkhardt who says “I just stumbled across this video, Martha Steward interviewing Carlyn Ring on collecting Bitters…done after she sold out to (Jim) Hagenbuch and (Bill) Ham. Well done and she mentions the FEDERATION.

Read More: Carlyn Ring Collection: First Offering of 143 Bottles – Part 1

Read More: Carlyn Ring Collection: Second Offering of 121 Bottles – Part 2

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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2 Responses to Carlyn Ring – An Interview with Martha Stewart

  1. FinBotClub says:

    Well, now I know you and Jeff B. are NOT reading the Findlay Club blog or newsletter, as I posted a link to this video and several screen shots of Martha and Carlyn and the bottles, way back in March (with a link to your posts, of course). Sigh… –Marianne

    Here: Martha Stewart / Carlyn Ring photos.

  2. Froggy says:

    Sorry Marianne; I skim-read too much, too fast and I’m retired!
    Jeff (froggy) B.

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