Wilmington Bottle Show a success

1st Annual Wilmington Show a Success!
image21st Annual Wilmington Ohio Bottle, Fruit Jar & Insulator show was held March 22nd at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington Ohio. After years at the Ohio State Fairgrounds and being in the middle of February, the show received a new location and a new and warmer date. Several first

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March Meeting

Mansfield 2015Thanks for all those that contributed at the February meeting with their “Presidential” items. It was amazing the variety of collectibles. This month is “Anything But Bottles”. We need participants to share their collections. I purchased the SVGA projector. I have had some interest in members donating to cover the cost. Any donation would be appreciated. My plans are to use the projector at each meeting starting with March. Mansfield is coming

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Wilmington Bottle Show

willmington 2015 flyerPlan to attend the Wilmington Bottle Show, this weekend Sunday, March 22nd. It should be good with an excellent hotel, the Robert’s Centre and nice weather. The Show is just off 71 between Columbus and Cincinnati. Mark you calendars for the great Mansfield Show and Sale on Saturday, May 9th. 

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Green for St. Patrick’s Day

5dbe92cf74319791a04efaa5889e9fdcThought a few green bottles and some vintage postcards would be appropriate for St. Patrick’s Day. The pink Victorian Christmas light is a rare Irish light that has a shamrock motif on it. Remember Wilmington on Sunday March 22nd at the Roberts Centre. It will begin the bottle season in Ohio. Mark your calenders for Mansfield, Saturday May 9th. This looks to be an exciting year for bottle collectors.

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February OBC meeting

Flag clockThis month is Presidential theme month. Please share anything that is patriotic. Be creative as you look at your treasurers. We need at least 10 members to share. The image is a Cleveland Cycles vintage clock with an American flag from Sears.

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President’s Day

WashTaylorHeckler_072Monday February 16th is President’s Day and I have included some great Washington Taylor flasks and Eagle flasks for your enjoyment. You can also read more about the Washington Taylor flasks by reading an article in the Spring 2004 Bottles and Extras. You can also see a nice video of a display that was featured at the FOHBC National Bottle Show held in Pomona, CA.

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Website sidebars

Findlay Bottle ClubCheck out all the interesting and informative listings on the left and right sidebars. I just received the latest Findlay newsletter and it is great. Check out all the show flyers to the right and support our sponsors to the left.

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January Meeting

102_3123Please make 2015 the year that you share your talents to make the OBC bigger and better. Bring in your best acquisition(s) from 2014. Bring in one, two or more items that you just had to have. Items don’t need to be expensive to be treasures. Most everyone made at least one found treasure this last year. Make this the year that you share. No voting, just sharing.

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Poisons

varietyBeginning in the mid 1800’s, poisonous substances came onto the market to control plants and vermin, and as surface cleaners. To prevent mishaps, poison bottles were given distinctive features, which today make them fun to collect. Colors like cobalt blue, inky black, and dark green ensured they were easily recognizable.

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Columbus Show Feb 8th

Columbus 2015Dear Ohio Bottle Club Member,
There is still some confusion about the Columbus Bottle Show planned for Sunday, February 8, 2015 at the Doubletree Hotel at I-270 and Route 23 on the north side of Columbus. Flyer

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