OBC’s Golden Anniversary

The Ohio Bottle Club turns 50 in 2019 and going strong for another 50. We should mark the occasion with some sort of celebration. Seems to me that Mansfield or the summer picnic or both would be proper venues for at least a celebratory cake with 50 candles. I envision our 200+ dinner guests on Friday evening sharing our celebration and Bill Koster cutting the cake. Could we put together an OBC display on the stage? Please share your comments at the November meeting or send me your comments by filling out the Contact Us by clicking on “Read More”.

October Meeting

Thursday October 25th, we are in for a real treat. Louis Fifer will present a program on Pikes Peak. He has an extensive collection of Pikes Peak flasks with many rare examples. Refreshments for the evening are cider and donuts.

American Glass Gallery Auction

Welcome to American Glass Gallery’s Fall, 2018 Auction. The auction contains 352 items including flasks, bitters, inks and so much more. Link to auction.

Glass Works Auction

Glass Works Auctions proudly presents The ‘Octoberfest’  Potpourri Auction #125. The auction contains 486 items for your consideration. Link to the Auction.

Online Fruit Jar Auction

Greg Spurgeon and North American Glass are offering 265 fruit jars and many others including flasks, bitters in a fall online auction opening October 15th. Link to the Auction.

This sale features Part II of the collection of George Carkhuff of Ringoes, NJ.

September OBC Meeting

Thursday September 27 is “Share your recent treasurers” night. This is a great opportunity to educate the members on what you collect. Munchies are planned for the refreshment break.

Insulator Show

8th annual “Oktoberfest” Insulator Show on Saturday September 22 at the Richfield Masonic Hall, 3750 Grant Street, Richfield, OH. Free admission. Click on “Read More” for pictures.

Glass Works Auction

The Glass Works Auction proudly presents the ‘Colors of Fall’ Catalog Auction #124 which closes September 24th, 2018 @ 10PM and opens for bidding September 17th. Over 300 offerings. Link to the Auction.

Local Bottle Auction

Just got a call about a local (in Ohio) bottles auction with lots of fruit jars. Anglin Auctions will be handling the auction located in Hamilton, OH. on September 15th. Link to Auctionzip with pictures.

Anything but Bottles

The August meeting of the Ohio Bottle Club will feature Anything but Bottles on August 30th. A favorite program returns with our membership showing the many sides of collecting. Last month was the club picnic. See some great pictures by clicking on “Read More”.

Cleveland 2018 is History

Congratulations to Team Cleveland, (Matt & Elizabeth Lacy, Louis & Lindsey Fifer, Adam & Phyllis Koch, John Fifer, Alan DeMaison, Ferdinand Meyer), all the great OBC volunteers (Ken Arthur, Robert Kreiling, Linda Crislip, Bruce Drollinger, Joe & Marlene Franchino, David Keding), OBC Displayers (Ted Krist, Brian Gray, Tim Kearns, Roger Hardesy, Duane Rader, Berny Baldwin, Dennis & Nathan Huey) for an outstanding event. The Convention started with a Reception ant the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and concluded on Sunday at 1 PM with the Display Awards. Thanks to the FOHBC , all the dealers, and attendees.

Dealers/Displayers/Early admissions, please read!

Matt Lacy sent out a note FYI about Cleveland 2018. Just a few days away.

Hello Dealers, Displayers, and Early Admissions,

First of all, thank you for supporting the event! It is going to be an amazing time for all! Please print this sheet as it is a great guide to make your visit easy.

Here is what you need to know: “Read more” or click on  Cleveland Parking.

FOHBC Electric Auction

The FOHBC Electric Auction is now online with bidding starting today. You will need to register to bid. This auction is part of the FOHBC Cleveland 2018 with live bidding occurring on Saturday August 4th at 9 am at the Convention Center, Global Center Ballroom A. Link to the Auction.