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.
Good Hope by Gary Beatty. The Ohio Bottle Club would like to extend a happy Thanksgiving to Ohio and the bottle collectors all over this great country. An article that was originally printed in 1986 and reprinted in the October/November issue of the OBC newsletter “The Swirl” will highlight the spirit of the season.
I returned from the Pittsburgh Show with flyers and contracts from Willmington 2015 on Sunday March 22, 2015 and Washington PA Sunday May 17, 2015. It looks to be a very active bottle show season for Ohio, check out the Bottle Shows page. Also check out the Top Pole Discoveries Auction due to begin
I have added 2 show to the list of spring bottle shows in the state of Ohio. In addition to Joe Hardin’s new Willmington Show and the Mansfield Show, the Central Ohio Bottle Club has decided to fill the void in Columbus with a Columbus Bottle Show on Feb 8, 2015. The Ohio Valley Bottle Club will have their show in St. Clairsville on April 11, 2015. Plan to support all 4 shows.
Two auctions highlight October. The North American Glass auction and the American Glass Gallery. The North American Glass auction is now open and features 393 fruit jars, 13 flasks, 17 bitters and more. John Pastor’s American Glass Gallery opens on October 15th with some outstanding items. Visit both sites to view their selections. See links below to each auction.
Start off this September’s “Collector’s Weekend in Richfield, Ohio” by participating in the Western Reserve Insulator Club’s 4th Annual “Octoberfest” show starting at 10am on Saturday, September 27th at the historic Richfield Masonic Hall. The venue will include a great lunch featuring bratwurst and (root)beer.
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