Category Archives: Club news

Christmas Comes Early Auction

Glass Works Auction has announced their Christmas Comes Early Auction # 117. The auction opens on December 4th and closes on December 11th. 240 lots will greet you with a nice selection of sodas, mineral waters, bitters, flasks, pattern molded and much more. Link to the auction

Happy Thanksgiving

The Ohio Bottle Club would like to wish all a Happy Thanksgiving. Don’t forget the meeting on Thursday November 30th. The program is the annual auction and the refreshment break will feature cookies. See the Swirl for all the details. See you there.

Perfume Bottles

I received a link to “The History and Evolution of Perfume Bottles” that you may find interesting. The International Perfume Bottle Association is a member of the FOHBC and has a very informative website. Spencer Darby thought it would make a good addition to our resources and could help others. Spencer is a Boy Scout and one of our young members. Thanks Spencer.

Glass Works Auction

Glass Works has announced their fall “Octoberfest” Potpourri Auction with 508 items. The auction closes on October 30th and 31st.

Daugherty Decanter Auction

Lavon Daugherty, long time OBC member has announced a decanter auction with Kaufman Reality & Auctions for November 2nd.  250+ lots of decanters from Mr. Daugherty vast collection. Inc. lots of ski country, Jim Beam, McCormick, Syracuse Noble, EZRA Brooks, Wild Turkey, Hoffman, Lion stone, etc. Note: Most are new in the box, a wide selection. Doors open at noon for preview. Live and online bidding available. See Kaufman Reality for more information. Pictures of the decanters are available. A list of all the decanters is also available.

Recent Treasurers

The Ohio Bottle Club meeting was highlighted by a very entertaining program where members shared their recent acquisitions. Brad Booth showed off his Booth Oyster items, Roger Hardesty added a very nice early picture, Alan DeMaison featured 4 war slogan milks, and Chris Gudzinas impressed with a variety of dug and acquired bottles and insulators. Matt Lacy and Louis Fifer added an impressive grouping of Historical flasks. Jim Salzwimmer share a completed, very rare green Akron run, Brian found a collection of toothpick holders and purchased the production mold. Ken Arthur entertained with his collection of hammers. Great program. Click on Read More for pictures from the program.

North American Glass Auction

The North American Glass auction is open for bidding with 368 fruit jar items, 17 flasks, some bitters, medicines, inks, mineral waters, food & sauces. The auction is due to close October 5th. Go to the auction.

September Program

The September 28th OBC program will be a club participation, “Share Your Treasurers”. Please bring items you have purchased/acquired in the last 6 months to share with the members. This program is always popular with lots of club participation. See you there. P.S. bottle shows in West Virginia on the 7th and Findlay, OH on the 15th.  

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.

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.