On the shelves of the Corning Museum of Glass

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On the shelves of the Corning Museum of Glass

29 August 2013 | Noel Tomas

CMOG_logoFerdinand – On the shelves of the Corning Museum of Glass, these rarities sit among many other bottles on the various shelves in the “Study Room.” – Noel (Tomas)

CMOGbots7 copyRare Keene geometric “aqua” ink with three birds attached to top and a ‘tubular” opening.

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Pint General Washington, probably GI-6 or 14, and pint Masonic and Eagle probably GI-4 in a striation coloring.

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Half of original mold for Lafayette portrait Coventry pint flask & the actual bottle probably GI-85 with the missing “N” in “Coventry.”

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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