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.
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.
Mark your calendars and complete your contracts for the May 11th OBC sponsored Mansfield Antique Bottle Show and Sale. Also September 29th as the OBC fall show returns to a much larger facility. John and Louis Fifer announced the change at the December meeting. Room to expand and a place for displays. More information to […]
Members of the Ohio bottle Club attended a sold out Pittsburgh Bottle Show and Sale this last weekend. Saturday night, dealers could unload their bottles and enjoy a great hospitality. Fried chicken, sandwiches, peel & eat shrimp, goulash with a spicy sausage, and pies to die for greeted 60 dealers. Sunday was the show and […]
A Select Absentee Auction including: Early Glass, Bottles, Flasks, Bitters, Inks, Utilities, Soda and Mineral Water Bottles, Medicines & more. Link to the auction. Click on “View the Auction”. Enjoy!
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 […]
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 Auctions proudly presents The ‘Octoberfest’ Potpourri Auction #125. The auction contains 486 items for your consideration. Link to the 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.
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.
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.