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Volunteers

OBC, with 6 months to the National Show in Cleveland, it is time to step up and volunteer your talents to make this a great show. We need;

  • Advertising committee chair and helpers
  • Dock Marshalls for loading/unloading at the docks
  • Committee for Youth Corner events
  • A photographer for the event

Click on the “Read More” to see the description of each job.

Mansfield Contract

The Mansfield Contract is now available with a very welcome return to the 4 hours of dealer set up on Friday. Download the Mansfield Contract and return them early. Check out the hotel specials, don’t delay the rooms go quickly. Make plans now!

Souvenir Program for Cleveland 2018

This is a great opportunity to get your “Wanted” to a large number of local collectors. A significant number of Souvenir Programs end up in the hands of collectors who do not subscribe to any of the bottle magazines or belong to any local clubs. The entire Souvenir Program will be posted on the FOHBC website. Fill out the Souvenir Program Application or contact Phyllis & Adam at <phylkoch@yahoo.com>.

Displays at Cleveland 2018

The FOHBC National in Cleveland is looking for displays to compliment the sales tables. Please complete the Display Application or contact Alan DeMaison at <a.demaison@sbcglobal.net> for more information

“Battle of the Bottles” Competition

The FOHBC National in Cleveland will feature the “Battle of the Bottles” on Thursday, August 2nd. Categories are; Ohio sodas, Midwest Flasks and free Blown/Pattern Molded Midwest Tableware. It will be a very exciting evening with our own John Fifer serving as the MC. That should be worth the price of admission, “FREE”. LOL Download the Application form or contact John at “coinop1958@gmail.com” if you are interested in entering the competition.

Online Auctions

Heckler Auction #158 started today. Link to the Auction. 268 lots with a wide variety of items being offered. This auction ends January 10 at 10 PM. Visit the Auction for all the details.

Also, Glass Works Auctions proudly presents The ‘First of the Year’ Potpourri Auction which closes January 8th, 2018 @ 10PM. Link to this auction. visit the auction for all the details.

Happy New Year 2018

The Ohio Bottle Club wishes all a Happy New Year

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

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.

American Glass Gallery Auction

American Glass Gallery’s auction #19 is now open for bidding. 552 lots are available for your bids. Auction closes on November 28th. Go to the online auction.

Heckler Select Auction 157

Heckler Select Auction 157 November 6th through the 15th. 256 items with some rare items. Check out Lot #2. Link to Auction. then click on “View the Auction”.

Insulator Show

47th MID-OHIO INSULATOR SHOW, November 3-5, 2017 at the Champions Center, Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio. See Flyer for more information.

Glass Works Auction

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