It is with a great amount of sadness that the Ohio Bottle Club announces the passing of Dick Horn. Dick was a familiar face at our OBC meetings and a volunteer at the OBC Mansfield Bottle Show dinner. Always a gentleman and pleasure to visit with. Link to his obituary.
Auction #30 open for bidding!
Welcome to American Glass Gallery’s Auction #30. This sale includes 280 Lots of quality items including Historical Flasks, Spirits and Whiskeys, a select grouping of Giant Case Bottles, Rare and Exceptional Bitters, Choice colored and aqua Pontiled Medicines, Sodas, Mineral Waters, Inkwells, and Much More!
In addition, this sale will also include the Doug Allinger collection of Midwest Blown and Pattern Molded Bottles; a wonderful grouping of scarce and rare Pickle Jars, a diverse selection of early Blown Glass including ancient Roman glass, and numerous other items of interest. Link to the Auction
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 …
American Life Bitters
On display is one of the great figural cabin bitters that has a curved roof rather than an angular roof like most cabin bitters. The American Life Bitters is pretty tough to obtain in either the Tiffin, Ohio, or Omaha, Nebraska variants. Our Tiffin, Ohio museum example is one of a few examples. Link to the history at FOHBC Virtual Museum.
It is with great sadness that the OBC announces the passing of another member, Dick Moser. Richard was a member of the Knights Car Club in Orrville as well as many other local car clubs. Was also a member of the Ohio Bottle Club. He enjoyed working on cars, as well as, collecting classic cars especially Studebaker’s. He had a large beer can collection, and enjoyed going fishing, water skiing, and spending time with his family and friends. Dick was a familiar face at our monthly meeting. Link to the funeral notice.
We have decided on Saturday, August 7th for my dad’s memorial. 2pm: Memorial Service at First Community Church Burkhardt Chapel 1320 Cambridge Blvd. Columbus OH 43212 Immediately Following: Celebration of Life …
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