Happy Easter from the Ohio Bottle Club. The picture is an Easter card from the 1890’s and of course is from my favorite, “Meadville Pure Rye”. Don’t forget, Mansfield in three short weeks. Still have time to get a contract.
Just in, an insulator show for all you top of the pole collectors. The 19th annual Allegheny Valley Show & Sale on Saturday April 6th. Click on the link for the flyer.
American Glass Gallery has announced their spring auction with 716 lots and ending March 19th. Click on the link to view the auction.
Download your Mansfield contract. Spring is right around the corner, which means it is almost Mansfield Bottle Show season! The Mansfield Bottle Show is May 10th and 11th this year, and will be here before we know it. As always, we appreciate the help from the Ohio Bottle volunteers in different aspects of the show! […]
This month on Thursday Feb 28th at 7 PM is the club auction. Wilbur Bower’s collection of OBC Swirl Bottles and other OBC items will be featured. See “Read More” for more pictures. Seventeen picture, but there will be more not pictured. Pass the work to others that may not be as computer aware. […]
What a great time as bottle collectors gather for a Saturday evening hospitality and a Sunday Bottle Show. Weather cooperated until about 2 PM on Sunday, when the snow arrived. The show is now at 80 tables strong. See all the pictures by clicking on “Read More”.
Be aware that an email targeting FOHBC members with a very touching GoFundMe request is being circulated. It was not sent or authorized by the FOHBC. See “Read More” for a picture of the original email.
It is with great sadness that the OBC must announce the passing of Mary Ballentine this morning. Mary was a great friend to the Ohio Bottle Club and the bottle hobby. Mary was a fixture at Mansfield setting up next to the Koch’s and Bartley’s. We will update this Post as more information becomes available.
The meeting will proceed as scheduled. Please don’t come to the meeting if the bitter cold weather is a concern. The roads should be dry and snow free.
Don’t miss the January 31st meeting. Program is Cleveland 2018 revisited, refreshment break will feature cakes and new addition to the meeting is “What is it?”. Bring an item that you need help identifying or an item to stump the membership. the item doesn’t have to be a bottle or bottle related. Should be lost […]
Rick Baldwin has revisited his article, “Chemical Safety Awareness when cleaning glass collectibles”. Link to the updated article. Thanks to Rick for supplying all collectors with the updated information.
Glass Works Auctions proudly presents The ‘Winter Blues’ Potpourri Auction #127. The auction contains 375 lots and is open for bidding on January 14th. Link to the auction.