Mansfield Bottle Show

Mansfield starts on Friday with dealer setup and early admission. SOLD OUT! Attached you will find a link with your 2024 contract for the 45th annual Mansfield Antique Bottle Show located at the Richland county Fairgrounds in Mansfield, Ohio. Thank you for your continued support in making Mansfield among the finest shows in the country.

We look forward to seeing you May 10th & 11th.

Best Regards,

Matt Lacy 2024 Show Chairpersons

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Bill Koster passing

The heart and soul of the early OBC club, Bill Koster has passed away. “The first meeting was June, 1968 at the Barberton YMCA on 2nd Street. Founding members were Bill Krites, Diane Krites, Ralph Bowman, Reid Witman, Peggy Witman, Ralph Bond, Alan Easterday, Frank Salzwimmer, and Bill Koster.” The obituary and link to the funeral home is in the “Read More”. A private service for the family is planned.

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American Glass Gallery online auction

Auction #37 will include 328 Lots of quality items including Historical Flasks, Blown & Pattern Molded Items, Choice Bitters, Rare and Important Pontiled Medicines, Colognes, Inks, Target Balls, Fruit Jars and Food Bottles, Spirits and Whiskeys, Rare Mineral Waters, Sodas, Black Glass, and Much More!

Auction #37 will feature another fine grouping of outstanding items from the Fred Swiechowicz collection; Part 2 of the Ron Rainka collection representing the remainder of his extensive 60+ year collection of J. & I. E. Moore bottles and historical items. The sale will also include fine items from the Tony Panepucci collection; choice Bitters, numerous rare pontiled Medicines and many rare Sodas including Territorial and Western “Hutchinson” style sodas. Link to the auction.

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North American (mostly fruit jar related) online auction

This event will feature select items from the outstanding collection of Mr. Steve Kehrer from Illinois, along with more quality items from the historic Margaret Shaw Collection from Indiana, also the final lots from the collection of the late Chuck Erb of Iowa, more from the collection of the late Ed Kincheloe, plus additions, for a total of 384 lots. Link to auction.

There are 96 other items including flasks bitters, beers, stoneware, etc.

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