August 2013 – Antique Bottle & Glass Photo Gallery


Good Pitkin Morning – Tom Marshall

Apple-Touch-IconAI thought I would take a moment to group some of the really remarkable photographs that have been posted on Early American Glass and Bottle Collectors on facebook this past month. The composition, lighting, content and care taken with each picture is evident.

Isn’t it great to see this movement to stage and group bottles in still life settings? This was evident at the Manchester National when a number of these collectors like Noordsy, George, Olson and Marshall set up extraordinary displays. Here below, you will see flasks, utility bottles, fruit jars, inks, pickle bottles, cures, whimsies and so much more. Enjoy. Great job everyone.

See: Manchester Display Photo Gallery

August 2013 – Antique Bottle & Glass 

P H O T O    G A L L E R Y

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The best I have ever seen! – Jeff Noordsy


4 little bottles (Chestnuts) to make life interesting – Dana Charlton-Zarro


Cloudy Morning – Tom Marshall


Green hat and ball. Congressville? – Woody Douglas


Full of little seeds – David Olson


A few little swamp creatures from the Woodlands… – Michael George


In a NYS state of mind – Matt Greig


Happy Birthday to a couple of bottle comrades, Tom Marshall and Woody Douglas. Two collectors that really stand out in a crowd! – Michael George


It seems that hats are in the air these days – Woody Douglas


Keene or…?? Your thoughts? – Jim Cobb


Here’s a pair that might surprise my fellow swampers but I’ve always admired a nice whittly fruit jar – Woody Douglas


Runner up from Ricks award winning bottle at Manchester – Tom Marshall


The small flared lip resembles your freeblown one ex-Strubel – Rick Ciralli


Where have all the pickles gone. Must be 1 or 2 out there – David Olson


Looking Northeast out my window, towards Connecticut! 
a pair of G1-80’s on the ends, and a G1-84 left center, G1-81 right center – Mike Brauser


Morning Sun – Shaun Babb


Have Demijohns Will Travel – Dale Santos


Early bird=Glass! – Justin Alberti

About Ferdinand Meyer V

Ferdinand Meyer V, President, Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors, 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. Ferdinand 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.
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