Discovery auction #148, featuring fine examples from the collections of: Dalton Shade, New Freedom, Pennsylvania Dan Catherino, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Ralph van Brocklin, Johnson City, Tennessee and others. Over 500 lots. Click on the “Read More” for a link to the auction
Mark your calendars!
The 2021 Mansfield Bottle Show has been confirmed with the fairgrounds, and the planning process has started to move forward. The dates of the show will be Friday, May 7, 2021 for dealer set-up and early admissions, and Saturday, May 8, 2021 for general public. We are working diligently to make this event happen as safe as possible and to be compliant with state recommendations. Because of this, there are still more details that need to be ironed out, so we humbly ask you to please be patient with us as we confirm those aspects. Updates will be announced as they are confirmed or as they are appropriate, so keep an eye on the Swirl, the OBC Facebook page, or your email.
We look forward to seeing you soon!
Matt and Elizabeth, Louis and Lindsey
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OBC Zoom meeting for members is Thursday January 28, 8 pm EST. Members need to contact Alan for a link to the meeting. See “Read More” for his email address.We still have over 50 members that have no renewed. Send your payment.
Jack Sullivan has for many years written an article for each Swirl about some form of Ohio bottle or stoneware history. I have been concerned about preserving this legacy for some time. …
In addition to the Jack Sullivan articles, other talented writers have contributed to our success. Those articles are also being scanned and will be available by clicking on the “quill pen …
Dunkard Valley, Morgantown, WV announces a Bottle and WV Stoneware Show on March 28, 2021 from 9 am to 2 pm. Contact Don Kelly at email@example.com or 724-998-2734 for more information. Click on “Read More” for the show flyer.
Glass Works Auction announces Premier Auction #147. The 350 lots include Bitters, Sodas, Pitkins, Chestnuts, Inks, Fire Grenades, Fruit Jars, Medicines, Flasks and other. Bidding ends on January 25, 26. Click on “Read More” for link to the auction.
It is with great sadness that Gene Jenkins has passed. Gene was a long time OBC and stoneware collector. Gene was always free with a smile and knowledge. He will be missed. See “Read More” for a link to his obituary.
The OBC “Swirl” was mailed on the morning of December 7th. Things are running very slow, Roger Hardesty got his Wednesday December 16th. He lives 10 miles from me. Please use the attached envelope to mail your 2021 dues.
Since my original Post, I email a few members to see when the Swirl was post marked, Dec. 11th and 12th. How is it that a first class Swirl can be dropped off on Dec. 7th and post marked 4 days later? Going to visit the Post Office tomorrow to find out.
P.S. the OBC is looking for a new President and Swirl editor.
It is with great sadness and a heavy heart to announce the passing of Clark Wideman this past Wednesday. Clark was an OBC member and very generously donated to the OBC cider and donuts October meeting. For me, Clark was best remembered for the Columbus Bottle Show. He used his motorized wheel chair to impact the show. Our prayers to Clarke’s family and friends.
December Swirl to be mailed on Monday.
Got an email from Rojer Moody that the February Columbus Show will be canceled.
Saw on the FOHBC website and Facebook that the Baltimore Bottle Show is re-scheduled to September 25-26, 2021.
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North American Glass is pleased to announce that our auction of historical glassware is now open for bidding. The auction features 351 Fruit Jars, 23 Food & Sauces, 16 medicines and a few Flasks, Bitters, Inks, Poisons, Mineral Waters & Misc.
December 2020 Auction is Open. Click on the “Read More” for the link to the auction.
Auction #27 open for bidding!
Welcome to American Glass Gallery’s Auction #27. Auction #27 includes a fantastic grouping of 280 Lots of quality Bottles, Flasks, and Blown Glass. We are pleased to include the final grouping of premier Midwest Pattern Molded Bottles from the Mary Ballentine collection; an outstanding grouping of Ink Bottles, as well as the unique, gallon-size, wide mouth, cobalt blue Harrison’s Columbian Ink. Click on the “Read More” for a link to the auction.
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