Lots 1 through 27 are from the collection of the late Paul Hadley of Westfield, Massachusetts. Paul was an avid collector of antique bottles and flasks for over 40-years, regularly attending and participating in many of the shows and auctions held in the Northeast.
The first of two insulator auctions conducted by Pole Top Discoveries this fall is now under way. No bottles or jars this time, but there will be some in our next auction, later this fall. Continue reading “Pole Top Discoveries 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.
The Ohio Bottle Club received four of the possible seven writers awards at the FOHBC banquet held in Lexington, KY at the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors National Show. Continue reading “FOHBC Awards”
OBC was well represented at the FOHBC National Convention in Lexington Kentucky. Matt Lacy and family were among the many Ohio bottle collectors that attended the show. Continue reading “OBC at Lexington Pictures”
When Cleveland’s Leisy Brewing Company closed its door for the last time in 1958, it marked the end of one of America’s longest surviving family breweries. Today it is best remembered by collectors who treasure both the pre-prohibition and later memorabilia Continue reading “The Rise and Fall of Leisy Beer”