West Virginia Bottle Show

October 7th, Point Pleasant, WV. Free parking, admission and appraisals. Contact Charles Perry at 304-593-4247 or perrycola@suddenlink.net for more information. Click here for the show flyer.

Milk Bottle Auction

On September 23rd, 10 am, Sugarcreek; 400+ milk bottles from Holmes, Tuscarawas, Wayne, Coshocton, Stark, Knox, and Ashland counties. Click here for more information.

Glass Works Auctions

The “Colors of Fall” auction is now open for bidding with mineral waters, sodas, paper labeled, apothecary, medicines, bitters, flasks, pitkins, fruit jars, inks, and more. Great selection. Auction end September 25th. Click here to see the items.

Pole Top Discoveries & Glass Discoveries Auction

The addition of Bottles & Jars was made to our Fall Auction this morning.  Although a small grouping, there may be something of interest.  Check it out now! The INSULATOR portion of the Auction will employ Call Backs after the first phase of the sale closes on Tuesday, September 19th at 10 P.M. Eastern time.  Due to the small number of items involved, Bottles & Jars will not include the Call Back feature in this particular sale. Go to the auction.

Glass Works Auction

The Glass Works Auction has announced The “Dog Days of August” Potpourri Auction.  Open now and closing on August 21st and August 22nd.

FOHBC National in Cleveland

It is our turn to step up and make the FOHBC National in Cleveland for 2018 a success. We need OBC members to work the event and spread the word. A FOHBC National is so exciting with events for every age level. There will be activities for families. Cleveland is a great family vacation destination with Cedar Point and the Cleveland Zoo outstanding attractions. Contract

OBC on Facebook

The OBC on facebook has a new face. That face is Lindsey Fifer. She is already busy adding pictures and updating bottle news. Check out her pictures from the FOHBC National in Springfield by clicking on the “F” in the upper right corner. Is that Bob Watson from New York with Lindsey? Sure is!

Milk Bottle Auctions

Two OBC members have announced auctions. Ross Oehling is having an auction on August 17th with 300-400 milk bottles (mostly Ohio) and other collectibles. Click on the link for more information. Ross Oehling Auction. A second auction will be held in September. Sue McFadden wrote me  about the auction….it will be held on September 23, 2017.  We’ll be having it at the Kaufman Reality & Auctions in Sugarcreek. The address there is 1047 West Main Street, Sugarcreek, OH. The web site is www.kaufmanrealty.com. We’ve spent a couple of days taking pictures of the milk bottles and the “go withs” that will be auctioned. The bottles being offered are from the counties of Stark, Ashland, Wayne, Holmes, Tuscarawas, Knox, and Coshocton. Stay turned for more on Sue’s auction.

2017 Springfield National Souvenir Booklet

Here is the printed version of the FOHBC 2017 Springfield National Antique Bottle Convention & Expo Souvenir Program. We thank our many advertisers and look forward to a fantastic, fun-filled antique bottle and glass mega event in our Northeast Region. Read Program

“Watson 1” Auction

The Glass Works Auction has announced the long anticipated “Watson 1” auction. A nice selection of bottles from the late Dick Watson will be at auction as part of the FOHBC National in Springfield MA and scheduled for live auction August 5th, 9 am. Online bidding is available at “Watson1”.

Fruit Jar Auction

North America Glass announced their summer auction with 360 fruit jars along with 53 other items. The Auction closes on July 13th. Click on the link for the list.

Check out our “Wanted Ohio Bottles”

The OBC gets requests for help in locating bottles for individuals on a monthly basis. Please visit our “WANTED OHIO BOTTLES & OTHER BOTTLES” page located in the left sidebar. Milk bottles are always a prime want.

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