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.
A smaller than normal group enjoyed a presentation by Brian Gray about 19th century plates. Many of his plates were obtained at auction from those dollar box lots at the end with stuff nobody wants. Brian was in true Halloween spirit dress as a bottle dump. See all the great pictures.
I will be taking orders for shirts and sweat shirts at the October Meeting. I have included an order form for those not attending the meeting. Please pick up at the meeting or add $5 per item if I need to mail it to you. T-shirts $7, Golf Shirts with pocket $11, Crew neck sweat shirts $15 and Hoodie sweat shirts $20.
The OBC has just added the Kalamazoo Antique Bottle Club Newsletter to the right sidebar. Newsletter editor Allan C. Holden does a nice job. The Newsletter joins the Findlay Newsletter and Koval Komments as we continue to offer the latest bottle news. The Classified page is up and running.
The OBC Richfield Antique Bottle Show and Sale is history. An impressive collection of sale bottles and displays highlighted the 5 hour show on Sunday September 28. The festivities started with a Hospitality Room on Saturday night featuring pulled beef, fried chicken, potato soup, baked beans,
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.
Join us on September 25th at 7:30 for the Ohio Bottle Club monthly meeting. A slide show on Mechanical Banks will highlight the evening. The slide show was assembled by the late Doc Ford. Refreshments will be munchies. Don’t forget to attend the Richfield Antique Bottle Show and Sale. We could use a few more displays. Visitors are welcome. Meeting location.
Don’t forget the Richfield Bottle Show and Sale on September 28th from 9 am to 2 pm. If you are interested in Displaying your collection at the show, please contact John Fifer at (330) 461-0069. We could use a few more displays. The Hospitality room the evening
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.
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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