September meeting & Program

Mechnical bankJoin us on September 25th at 7:30 for the Ohio Bottle Club monthly meeting. A slide show on Mechanical Banks will highlight the evening. The slide show was assembled by the late Doc Ford. Refreshments will be munchies. Don’t forget to attend the Richfield Antique Bottle Show and Sale. We could use a few more displays. Visitors are welcome. Meeting location.

Richfield Bottle Show & Sale

Richfield 2014Don’t forget the Richfield Bottle Show and Sale on September 28th from 9 am to 2 pm. If you are interested in Displaying your collection at the show, please contact John Fifer at (330) 461-0069. We could use a few more displays. The Hospitality room the evening

 

Glass Works Auctions

glsworkThe ‘Colors of Fall’ Auction

Lots 1 through 27 are from the collection of the late Paul Hadley of Westfield, Massachusetts. Paul was an avid collector of antique bottles and flasks for over 40-years, regularly attending and participating in many of the shows and auctions held in the Northeast.

Pole Top Discoveries Auction

poletop_insulThe first of two insulator auctions conducted by Pole Top Discoveries this fall is now under way.  No bottles or jars this time, but there will be some in our next auction, later this fall.

Insulator Show September 27

Insulator ShowStart off this September’s “Collector’s Weekend in Richfield, Ohio” by participating in the Western Reserve Insulator Club’s 4th Annual “Octoberfest” show starting at 10am on Saturday, September 27th at the historic Richfield Masonic Hall. The venue will include a great lunch featuring bratwurst and (root)beer.

FOHBC Awards

LexBanq22The Ohio Bottle Club received four of the possible seven writers awards at the FOHBC banquet held in Lexington, KY at the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors National Show.

OBC at Lexington Pictures

OhioClub6OBC was well represented at the FOHBC National Convention in Lexington Kentucky. Matt Lacy and family were among the many Ohio bottle collectors that attended the show. 

The Rise and Fall of Leisy Beer

Leisy BeerWhen Cleveland’s Leisy Brewing Company closed its door for the last time in 1958, it marked the end of one of America’s longest surviving family breweries. Today it is best remembered by collectors who treasure both the pre-prohibition and later memorabilia

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