Wilmington Bottle Show a success

1st Annual Wilmington Show a Success!
image21st Annual Wilmington Ohio Bottle, Fruit Jar & Insulator show was held March 22nd at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington Ohio. After years at the Ohio State Fairgrounds and being in the middle of February, the show received a new location and a new and warmer date. Several first

March Meeting

Mansfield 2015Thanks for all those that contributed at the February meeting with their “Presidential” items. It was amazing the variety of collectibles. This month is “Anything But Bottles”. We need participants to share their collections. I purchased the SVGA projector. I have had some interest in members donating to cover the cost. Any donation would be appreciated. My plans are to use the projector at each meeting starting with March. Mansfield is coming

Wilmington Bottle Show

willmington 2015 flyerPlan to attend the Wilmington Bottle Show, this weekend Sunday, March 22nd. It should be good with an excellent hotel, the Robert’s Centre and nice weather. The Show is just off 71 between Columbus and Cincinnati. Mark you calendars for the great Mansfield Show and Sale on Saturday, May 9th. 

Green for St. Patrick’s Day

5dbe92cf74319791a04efaa5889e9fdcThought a few green bottles and some vintage postcards would be appropriate for St. Patrick’s Day. The pink Victorian Christmas light is a rare Irish light that has a shamrock motif on it. Remember Wilmington on Sunday March 22nd at the Roberts Centre. It will begin the bottle season in Ohio. Mark your calenders for Mansfield, Saturday May 9th. This looks to be an exciting year for bottle collectors.

February OBC meeting

Flag clockThis month is Presidential theme month. Please share anything that is patriotic. Be creative as you look at your treasurers. We need at least 10 members to share. The image is a Cleveland Cycles vintage clock with an American flag from Sears.

President’s Day

WashTaylorHeckler_072Monday February 16th is President’s Day and I have included some great Washington Taylor flasks and Eagle flasks for your enjoyment. You can also read more about the Washington Taylor flasks by reading an article in the Spring 2004 Bottles and Extras. You can also see a nice video of a display that was featured at the FOHBC National Bottle Show held in Pomona, CA.

North American Glass Auction

North American GlassDon’t forget the Columbus Show on Sunday, February 8th. I just got the announcement of the North American Glass Auction. There are 525 items with mostly fruit jars, but with items from 12 other categories including advertising stoneware and flasks. Just received the Kalamazoo Newsletter.

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Findlay Bottle ClubCheck out all the interesting and informative listings on the left and right sidebars. I just received the latest Findlay newsletter and it is great. Check out all the show flyers to the right and support our sponsors to the left.

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