It is with great sadness that the OBC announces the passing of long-time member Tim Kearns this morning. Tim was a KTK ceramic jug collector and recently a war slogan milk bottle collector. He and Bob Smith ran the Lakeland Antique Bottle Show for many years. He was a fixture at the Mansfield show selling early admission tickets and passing out plates (while asking for donation) at the famous Mansfield dinner. Calling hours Friday October 7, 1 – 3 pm Lynhurst, service to follow. Tim Kearns obituary. Click on read more for additional pictures.
Saturday September 24th starting at 10 am, Free Admission at the Richfield Masonic Hall, Richfield, Ohio. See flyer by clicking on Read More.
Ron Hands, “Nice smaller intimate show. Saw old friends and made new friendships. Sold very well and bought a few jars. Good job Louis and Lindsey.”
Wonderful venue for a bottle show!
Save the date, Saturday September 3rd, 2022. Still have time to get a contract, still time to volunteer to help, still have time to plan to attend. We need your support. The 49th Ohio Bottle Club’s Fall Antique Bottle Show and Sale will be held at the Best Western Plus Strongsville, 15471 Royalton Rd., Strongsville, OH. Link to the Contract.
Note from Sue McFadden, “For some time now, I have been planning to have an auction of the remainder of Lou’s milk bottles. Pictures of all the bottles have been taken now, …
Joe Hardin Auction
Sunday August 28 starting at 11 am
384 Park Ave, Urbana, OH
We are back at the Champaign County Fairgrounds for another huge antique bottle, fruit jar, stoneware & collectible auction!
Antique Bottles: Several collections of early bottles to include all categories: Early pontil medicines, great selection of historical flasks including a green calabash, a blue green Louisville double eagle, Iron pontil Ravenna Glass Co. Travelers Companion, Iron pontil Pikes Peak, For Our Country, Washington/Jackson, Scrolls and more, Cobalt Casper’s Whiskey, black glass, free blown, early sodas, inks, poisons, pharmaceutical items & more. Includes many nice local Ohio bottles. And so much more, see flyer. Link to the Auction
The Ohio Bottle Club wishes all a happy & safe 4th of July. Join us for our July 21st Zoom meeting and/or July 28th regular picnic meeting. As always, we need more articles for the Swirl.
This seems to be interesting! Without recommending this event, it is worth checking out. The 2022 Antique Advertising Association of America Convention will take place at the Embassy Suites in Dublin, OH from Wednesday evening July 13, 2022 through Saturday morning July 16, 2022.
Our upcoming auction of historical glassware is up for preview on-line. You may now browse the entire sale at the link below. Included in this sale are scarce New Jersey items from the collection of Frank Stubbins, Christmas Lights from the collection of Tom & Deena Caniff, the final lots from the late Dick Cole’s collection, more Frank Tea & Spice items from the collection of the late Donovan Garber, plus many other fine quality additions with 471 lots across 12 categories.
Big “Thanks” to Bruce Drollinger, Ken Arthur and Elizabeth Lacy for immortalizing Mansfield 2022 in pictures. Special thanks to Elizabeth & Matt Lacy and Lindsey & Louis Fifer for a spectacular Mansfield Show.
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