Tim Kearns passing

It is with great sadness that the OBC announces the passing of long-time member Tim Kearns this morning. Tim was a KTK ceramic jug collector and recently a war slogan milk bottle collector. He and Bob Smith ran the Lakeland Antique Bottle Show for many years. He was a fixture at the Mansfield show selling early admission tickets and passing out plates (while asking for donation) at the famous Mansfield dinner. Calling hours Friday October 7,  1 – 3 pm Lynhurst, service to follow.  Tim Kearns obituary. Click on read more for additional pictures.

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OBC Fall Show

Save the date, Saturday September 3rd, 2022. Still have time to get a contract, still time to volunteer to help, still have time to plan to attend. We need your support. The 49th Ohio Bottle Club’s Fall Antique Bottle Show and Sale will be held at the Best Western Plus Strongsville, 15471 Royalton Rd., Strongsville, OH.  Link to the Contract.

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Joe Hardin Auction

Joe Hardin Auction

Sunday August 28 starting at 11 am

384 Park Ave, Urbana, OH

 We are back at the Champaign County Fairgrounds for another huge antique bottle, fruit jar, stoneware & collectible auction!

Antique Bottles: Several collections of early bottles to include all categories: Early pontil medicines, great selection of historical flasks including a green calabash, a blue green Louisville double eagle, Iron pontil Ravenna Glass Co. Travelers Companion, Iron pontil Pikes Peak, For Our Country, Washington/Jackson, Scrolls and more, Cobalt Casper’s Whiskey, black glass, free blown, early sodas, inks, poisons, pharmaceutical items & more. Includes many nice local Ohio bottles. And so much more, see flyer. Link to the Auction

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North American Glass Auction

Our upcoming auction of historical glassware is up for preview on-line. You may now browse the entire sale at the link below. Included in this sale are scarce New Jersey items from the collection of Frank Stubbins, Christmas Lights from the collection of Tom & Deena Caniff, the final lots from the late Dick Cole’s collection, more Frank Tea & Spice items from the collection of the late Donovan Garber, plus many other fine quality additions with 471 lots across 12 categories.

Link to the Auction

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Mansfield 2022

The great Mansfield Bottle Show is less than a week away and counting down. The show is sold out with 158 tables sold. Outside setup available. Download your contracts to avoid not getting a table. Mark you calendars for Friday May 6 and Saturday May 7.


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