Month: January 2015
Beginning in the mid 1800’s, poisonous substances came onto the market to control plants and vermin, and as surface cleaners. To prevent mishaps, poison bottles were given distinctive features, which today make them fun to collect. Colors like cobalt blue, inky black, and dark green ensured they were easily recognizable.
Columbus Show Feb 8th
The Ohio Glass Museum in Lancaster, Ohio is now displaying a portion of Lois Ford’s eyecup collection in their current exhibition until March 8th. Lois, and her husband Doc, were longtime members of the Ohio Bottle Club.
Dick Watson Passes
Legendary bottle man and Force Majeure passes…. Richard Watson, FOHBC Historian for the past 23 years, is a Federation Life Member and was elected to the FOHBC Hall Of Fame in 1968.
Glass Works Auction
The “Cabin Fever” Potpourri Auction with 661 lots will open tonight. Closing date is January 19th. Online catalog.
Please read the article written by Rick Baldwin on the safety concerns when cleaning bottles and collectibles. The Ohio Bottle Club wants everyone to be educated as they clean their discoveries. Rick’s Article.
Happy New Years
The Ohio Bottle Club wishes all the bottle collectors a happy and prosperous 2015. Gary Beatty has sent everyone a great New Years card.
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