FOHBC Club Contests

FOHBCClubContestAnnouncement2017

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FOHBC Club Newsletter Contest

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FOHBC Club Show Poster / Flyer Contest

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FOHBC Writer’s Award Contest

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FOHBC Club Website Contest

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FOHBC 2016 Award Winners

FOHBC 2016 National Antique Bottle Convention & Expo – Sacramento, California
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Award plaques laid out in order in preparation for the awards portion of the banquet. Pictured: Alicia Booth (left) and Val Berry (right).

Best Show Flyer/Poster

North Star Historical Bottle Association (Minneapolis, Minn.)
FIRST PLACE
2016 Best Show Flyer/Poster
Empire State Bottle Collectors Association, Syracuse, NY
Designers: Keon Kellogg, Barry Haynes, Mark Kelzinski

Ohio Bottle Club
SECOND PLACE
2016 Best Show Flyer/Poster
Genesee Valley Bottle Collectors Association, Rochester, NY
Designer: Aaron Weber

Genesee Valley Bottle Collectors Association (Rochester, N.Y.)
THIRD PLACE
2016 Best Show Flyer/Poster
San Diego Antique Bottle and Collectibles Club, San Diego, CA
Designer: Mike Bryant

Best Newsletter

San Diego Antique Bottle & Collectibles Club
FIRST PLACE
2016 Best Newsletter
The Bottle Neck
Mike Bryant, Editor

Greater Buffalo Bottle Collectors Association  (Buffalo, N.Y.)
SECOND PLACE
2016 Best Newsletter
Traveler’s Companion
Craig Maefs, Editor

Mohawk Valley Antique Bottle Club
THIRD PLACE
2016 Best Newsletter
Bottles Along the MoHawk
Jon Landers, Editor

Best Web Site

Ohio Bottle Club
FIRST PLACE
2016 Best Web Site
Alan DeMaison, Webmaster
ohiobottleclub.org

1st Chicago Bottle Club
SECOND PLACE
2016 Best Web Site
Peg Komorowski, Webmaster
1stchicagobottleclub.com

Mohawk Valley Antique Bottle Club
THIRD PLACE
2016 Best Web Site
Jon Landers, Webmaster
mohawkvalleybottleclub.com

Best Original Research/Information Article

Richard Hoppe, author
FIRST PLACE
2016 Best Research Story
Maker’s Mark “SM,” The Scent Bottles of Sampson Mordan
International Perfume Bottle Association

Jim Bender, author
SECOND PLACE
2016 Best Research Story
A True Civil War Bottle
published in BOTTLES and EXTRAS

Susan Arthur, Michael Rhoads and Helen Farnsworth, authors
THIRD PLACE
2016 Best Research Story
The Novelty of It All: Perfume Bottles as Christmas Ornaments
International Perfume Bottle Association

Best True Story

Jim Bender, author
FIRST PLACE
2016 Best True Story
Making Light of the Great Jack Pelletier Collection
published in BOTTLES and EXTRAS

Alan DeMaison and Adam Koch, authors
SECOND PLACE
2016 Best True Story
Does Stoneware Have Legs?
Ohio Bottle Club

Johnnie Fletcher, author
THIRD PLACE
2016 Best True Story
We Finally Got Permission
Oklahoma Territory Bottle & Relic Club

Best Original Fictional Story

Mike Bryant, author
FIRST PLACE
2016 Best Original Fictional Story
Ask Aunt Blabby – Pumpkin Seed Bottles
published in The Bottleneck

Mike Bryant, author
SECOND PLACE
2016 Best Original Fictional Story
Ask Aunt Blabby – Bitters
published in The Bottleneck

President’s Award

The President’s Award was given to John Joiner (Newnan, Georgia) for his personality, work ethic and love for the hobby. John stepped in with Jack Hewitt to be the Show Chair for last years FOHBC 2015 Chattanooga National Antique Bottle Show which by all accounts was a grand success. Choo-Choo to Chattanooga was the theme and John was certainlly the engineer and conductor behind this show that will be remembered for many years to come.


FOHBC 2015 Award Winners

FOHBC 2015 National Antique Bottle Show – Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Group picture of just a few of the FOHBC Club award winners. Left to right: Louis Fifer, Alan DeMaison, Phyllis Koch, Adam Koch, Jack Sullivan and Matt Lacy

Best Show Flyer/Poster

North Star Historical Bottle Association (Minneapolis, Minn.)
FIRST PLACE
2015 Best Show Flyer/Poster
Steve Ketcham, Designer

Ohio Bottle Club
SECOND PLACE
2015 Best Show Flyer/Poster
Matt Lacy and Louis Fifer, Designers

Genesee Valley Bottle Collectors Association (Rochester, N.Y.)
THIRD PLACE
2015 Best Show Flyer/Poster
Aaron Weber, Designer

Best Newsletter

Ohio Bottle Club
FIRST PLACE
2015 Best Newsletter
The Ohio Swirl
Phyllis and Adam Koch, Editors

Mohawk Valley Antique Bottle Club (Utica, N.Y.)
SECOND PLACE
2015 Best Newsletter
Bottles Along the Mohawk
Jon Landers, Editor

Greater Buffalo Bottle Collectors Association (Buffalo, N.Y.)
THIRD PLACE
2015 Best Newsletter
Traveler’s Companion
Craig Maefs, Editor

Best Web Site

Ohio Bottle Club
FIRST PLACE
2015 Best Web Site
Alan DeMaison, Webmaster
ohiobottleclub.org

North Star Historical Bottle Association
SECOND PLACE
2015 Best Web Site
Steve Ketcham, Webmaster
antiquebottledepot.com

Genesee Valley Bottle Collectors Association
THIRD PLACE
2015 Best Web Site
James Bartholomew webmaster
gvbca.org

Best Research Story

Jack Sullivan, author
FIRST PLACE
2015 Best Research Story
Uncovering Lima’s National Wine Company
published in The Ohio Swirl

Mike Bryant, author
SECOND PLACE
2015 Best Research Story
Aztec Brewery Murals
published in The Bottleneck

Mike Bryant, author
THIRD PLACE
2015 Best Research Story
How Well Do You Know Your Fellow Club Members?
published in The Bottleneck

Best True Story

Ed Stewart, author
FIRST PLACE
2015 Best True Story
Don’t Dig Up the Dead Dog
published in the Oklahoma Territory News

Mike Bryant, author
SECOND PLACE
2015 Best True Story
“John Crihfield, The King of San Diego Breweriana”
published in “The Bottleneck”

Mike Bryant, author
THIRD PLACE
2015 Best True Story
Promoting Our Show in the West Indies and Cuba
published in The Bottleneck

Best Original Fictional Story

Jim Bender, author
FIRST PLACE
2015 Best Original Fictional Story
A Weekend to Remember
published in BOTTLES and EXTRAS

Mike Bryant, author
SECOND PLACE
2015 Best Original Fictional Story
Ask Aunt Blabby
published in The Bottleneck

President’s Award

The President’s Award was given to Jim Bender (Sprakers, N.Y.) for his outstanding service as FOHBC club Historian, his work in writing articles about the National Bottle Museum and The Bininger Man – Jack Pelletier and Michael Anderson – A Man with Everything Figural’d Out and his work with Bob Strickhart in securing a location for our 2017 National Antique Bottle Convention in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Special Award

A special Appreciation Award was presented to Ferdinand Meyer V from the FOHBC Board of Directors in appreciation for his dedicated service, support and leadership to all the Federation of Historical Bottle Colectors.


FOHBC 2014 Award Winners

FOHBC 2014 National Antique Bottle Show – Lexington, Kentucky
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Gary Beatty (right) with Ferdinand Meyer V, Author FIRST PLACE 2014 Best Fictional Story “Case of the Missing Case” Published in the “Swirl” and “Bottles And Extras”

Best Show Flyer/Poster

49er Historical Bottle Association
FIRST PLACE
2014 Best Show Flyer/Poster Contest
Mike McKillop, Designer

Wisconsin Antique & Advertising Club
SECOND PLACE
2014 Best Show Flyer/Poster Contest
Steven R. Libbey & iNET, Designers

Ohio Bottle Club
THIRD PLACE
2014 Best Show Flyer/Poster Contest
Adam Koch, Designer

Best Newsletter

Greater Buffalo Bottle Collector’s Association
FIRST PLACE
2014 Best Newsletter Contest
Travel’s Companion
Craig R. Maefs, Editor

1st Chicago Bottle Club
SECOND PLACE
2014 Best Newsletter Contest
Midwest Bottled News
Ray & Peg Komorowski, Editors

Midwest Antique Fruit Jar & Bottle Club
THIRD PLACE (Tie)
2014 Best Newsletter Contest
Midwest Glass Chatter
Joe Coulson, Editor

International Perfume Bottle Association-Young Collectors
THIRD PLACE (Tie)
2014 Best Newsletter Contest
International Perfume Bottle Association-Young Collectors
Joanne Begert, Editor

Best True Story

Mike Polak, Author
FIRST PLACE
2014 Best True Story
Wyatt Earp’s Northern Saloon and Tonopah, Nevada
published in the BOTTLES and EXTRAS

Alan DeMaison, Author
SECOND PLACE
2014 Best True Story
Rescuing a Piece of History
Published in the Swirl and BOTTLES and EXTRAS
Ohio Bottle Club

Steven R. Libbey, Author
THIRD PLACE
2014 Best True Story
WA & AC First Privy Dig 4/5/2014
Published in the Badger Collector’s Journal
Wisconsin Antique & Advertising Club

Best Research Story

Jack Sullivan, Author
FIRST PLACE
2014 Best Research Story
What a Diehl for Beer in Defiance!
Published in the Swirl
Ohio Bottle Club

Fred T. Capozzella
SECOND PLACE (Tie)
2014 Best Research Story
The Sheehan Clan
Published in the Bottles Along the Mohawk
Mohawk Valley Antique Bottle Club

Phyllis Koch, Author
SECOND PLACE (Tie)
2014 Best Research Story
Smelling Salts
Published in the Swirl
Ohio Bottle Club

Best Fictional Story

Gary Beatty, Author
FIRST PLACE
2014 Best Fictional Story
Case of the Missing Case
Published in the Swirl and BOTTLES and EXTRAS
Ohio Bottle Club

Web Site

Wisconsin Antique & Advertising Club
FIRST PLACE
2014 Best Website
Steven R Libbey, Webmaster
wisantique.com

1st Chicago Bottle Club
SECOND PLACE
2014 Best Website
Peg Komorowski, Webmaster
1stchicagobottleclub.com

President’s Award

The President’s Award was given to Alan DeMaison for his outstanding contributions as FOHBC Business Manager.


FOHBC 2013 Award Winners

FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show – Manchester, New Hampshire
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Steve Charing representing the Baltimore Antique Bottle Cub, First Place, Web Site

Best Show Flyer/Poster

Montana Bottle Collectors Association
FIRST PLACE
2013 Best Show Flyer/Poster Contest
Erich Weber, Designer

1st Chicago Bottle Club
SECOND PLACE
2013 Best Show Flyer/Poster Contest
Ryan Sneddon, Designer

Northwestern Bottle Collectors Association
THIRD PLACE
2013 Best Show Flyer/Poster Contest
John Burton, Designer

Best Newsletter

San Diego Bottle and Collectibles Club
FIRST PLACE
2013 Best Newsletter Contest
The Bottleneck
Mike Bryant, Editor

Midwest Antique Fruit Jar & Bottle Club
SECOND PLACE
2013 Best Newsletter Contest
Midwest Glass Chatter
Joe Coulson, Editor

Antique Bottle Collectors of Colorado
THIRD PLACE
2013 Best Newsletter Contest
Dump Diggers Gazette
Don Hunt, Editor

Best True Story

Dar Furda, Author
FIRST PLACE
2013 Best True Story
Ouray Alchemist
published in the BOTTLES and EXTRAS

Johnnie Fletcher, Author
SECOND PLACE
2013 Best True Story
We Finally Got to Dig
Published in the Oklahoma Territory News
Newletter of the Oklahoma Territory Bottle & Relic Club

Ed Stewart, Author
THIRD PLACE
2013 Best True Story
Use Extremely On The Living
Published in the Oklahoma Territory News
Newletter of the Oklahoma Territory Bottle & Relic Club

Best Research Story

Ed Stewart, Author
FIRST PLACE
2013 Best Research Story
More Than Names in Glass, 19th Century Paola
Published in the Oklahoma Territory News
Newletter of the Oklahoma Territory Bottle & Relic Club

Richard H. Cole Jr., Author
SECOND PLACE
2013 Best Research Story
Amber Ball Buffalo Jar
Published in the Midwest Glass Chatter
Midwest Antique Fruit Jar & Bottle Club

Mike Kaszuba, Author
THIRD PLACE
2013 Best Research Story
Lost Treasurers of the Corona Hotel
Published in The Bottleneck
San Diego Antique Bottle and Collectibles Club

Best Fictional Story

Scott Leiter, Author
FIRST PLACE
2013 Best Fictional Story
Johnnie & Scott’s Excellent Adventure
Published in the Oklahoma Territory News
Newletter of the Oklahoma Territory Bottle & Relic Club

Mike Bryant, Author
SECOND PLACE
2013 Best Fictional Story
Ask Aunt Blabby
Published in The Bottleneck
Newletter of the San Diego Bottle and Collectibles Club

Best Web Site

Baltimore Antique Bottle Club
FIRST PLACE
2013 Best Website
Steve Charing, Club Coordinator
baltimorebottleclub.org

1st Chicago Bottle Club
SECOND PLACE
2013 Best Website
Peg Komorowski, Webmaster
1stchicagobottleclub.com

Antique Bottle Collectors of Colorado
THIRD PLACE
2013 Best Website
Rick Sinner, Webmaster
antiquebottlecollectorsofcolorado.com

President’s Award

The President’s Award was given to Tom Phillips for his outstanding contributions as FOHBC Conventions Director.


FOHBC 2012 Award Winners

FOHBC 2012 National Antique Bottle Show & Expo – Reno, Nevada
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Mike Bryant and the San Diego Antique Bottle and Collectibles Club clean up with award plaques. Mike is flanked by his wife Dixie (left) and Pam Selenak.

Best Show Flyer/Poster

Montana Bottle Collectors Association
FIRST PLACE
2012 Best Show Poster
Erich Webber and Bill Henness, Designers

The San Diego Antique Bottle and Collectibles Club
SECOND PLACE
2012 Best Show Poster
Mike Bryant, Designer

Los Angeles Historical Bottle Club
THIRD PLACE
2012 Best Show Poster
Dave Maryo, Designer

Best Newsletter

The Greater Buffalo Bottle Collectors Association
FIRST PLACE
2012 Best Newsletter
Travelers Companion
Craig Maefs, Editor

The San Diego Antique Bottle and Collectibles Club
SECOND PLACE
2012 Best Newsletter
The Bottleneck
Mike Bryant, Editor

The Washington Bottle and Collectors’ Association
THIRD PLACE
Best Newsletter
Ghost Town Echo
Scott Gibbons, Editor

Best True Story

Rurik Kallis, Author
FIRST PLACE
2012 Best True Story
1962 California Dig Yields Port Angeles Flask
Published in the Ghost Town Echo
Newsletter of the Washington Bottle and Collectors’ Association

Terry Monteith, Author
SECOND PLACE
2012 Best True Story
Old Bottles Exploding In Popularity
Published in several magazines and newsletters

Steve Ketcham, Author
THIRD PLACE
2012 Best True Story
I Told Her I’d Do It
Published in The Bottleneck
Newsletter of the San Diego Antique Bottle and Collectibles Club

Best Research Story

Carol Serr, Author
FIRST PLACE
2012 Best Research Story
Milk Bottle Rim Codes
Published in The Bottleneck
Newsletter of the San Diego Antique Bottle and Collectibles Club

Mike Bryant, Author
SECOND PLACE
2012 Best Research Story
The Gazosa Beverage Company
Published in The Bottleneck
Newsletter of The San Diego Bottle and Collectibles Club

Scott Gibbons, Author
THIRD PLACE
2012 Best Research Story
Looking For Closure?
Published in the Ghost Town Echo newsletter
Washington Bottle and Collectors’ Association

Best Fiction Story

Mike Bryant, Author
FIRST PLACE
2012 Best Fiction Story
Ask Aunt Blabby by Blabbygail Butinski
Published in The Bottleneck
Newsletter of the San Diego Antique Bottle and Collectibles Club

President’s Award

The President’s Award was given to Tom Phillips for his outstanding contributions as FOHBC Conventions Director.