Individual Membership Benefits

The Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors (FOHBC) cordially invites you to join a dedicated group of individuals and clubs who collect, study, and display antique bottles and glass.

New or Renewal Membership Form

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INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

The Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors (FOHBC) is a non-profit organization supporting antique bottles and glass collecting. The goal of the FOHBC is to promote the collection, study, preservation, and display of historical bottles and related artifacts and to share this information with other collectors and individuals. 

Federation membership is open to any individual or club interested in the enjoyment and study of antique bottles. The FOHBC publication, Bottles and Extras is well-known throughout the hobby world as the leading publication for those interested in antique bottle and glass collecting and all associated ephemera. The FOHBC Virtual Museum is the most comprehensive antique bottle and glass experience on the Internet. Your FOHBC Individual Membership benefits include:

• A full year subscription to the all-color, bi-monthly (6 issues a year) 72-page plus covers, publication Bottles and Extras. Various membership options are available including Digital Membership. Free advertising of “For Sale” items in Bottles and Extras (restrictions apply – ads may be up to 100 words, items must be of $25 or greater value, and free advertisements are limited to the first 100 received, based upon date mailed). One free ad of 60 words each year for use for items “Wanted,” trade offers, etc.

• Access to FOHBC.org, the most comprehensive antique bottle and glass website dedicated to the FOHBC organization and hobby. 

• Access through the FOHBC Members Portal to the membership directory, archived Bottles and Extras past issues, indexed articles, and a vast assortment of research material.

• Access to the FOHBC Virtual Museum of Historical Bottles & Glass. FOHBC members are museum members.

• Participate on FOHBC social media Facebook and Instagram pages.

• Access at no charge to FOHBC online Seminars.

• Access to the online FOHBC Auction Price Report. Look for cost and description of anything auctioned by the top antique bottle and glass auction houses in the past decade.

• The opportunity to obtain discounts to be used on “early admission” or table rental at annual FOHBC National Shows and Conventions.

• FOHBC digital newsletters and so much more.

AFFILIATED CLUB MEMBERSHIP

We encourage Affiliated Bottle Club memberships by offering these additional benefits to your group:

• Display advertising in Bottles and Extras at a discount of 50%.

• Insertion of your bottle club show ad on the Federation website to increase your show’s exposure. Links to your club website are free of charge. Social Media (Facebook and Instagram) exposure.

• Free Federation ribbon for Most Educational display at your show.

• Participation in the Federation-sponsored insurance program for your club show and any other club-sponsored activities.

We need your support! Our continued existence is dependent upon your participation as well as expanding our membership. If you haven’t yet joined our organization, please do so and begin reaping the benefits. If you are already a member, please encourage your friends and fellow collectors to JOIN US!!

For more information, questions, or to join the FOHBC, please contact: Elizabeth Meyer, FOHBC Business Manager, FMG Design, Inc., 101 Crawford Street, Studio 1A, Houston, Texas 77002, phone: 713.504.0628. or email: fohbcmembers@gmail.com or visit our home page at FOHBC.org

You can join FOHBC or renew their membership in one of two ways:

1) Fill out the following form (see below) and pay via PayPal. You will be redirected to that page after you complete the form.

2) Print out the Individual Application and fill it in. Write a check or money order for the appropriate amount made out to The Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors and mail it with the completed form to:

Elizabeth Meyer
FOHBC Business Manager
FMG Design, Inc.
101 Crawford Street
Studio 1A
Houston, Texas 77002
713.504.0628
(if no answer please leave a message)

Associate Membership is available to members of the immediate family of any adult holding an Individual Membership. Children of ages 21 or older must have their own Individual Membership. Associate Members enjoy all of the rights and privileges of an Individual Membership. Households will receive only one magazine.


Payment options through PayPal are available after the form has been submitted.

 

If you prefer to pay by credit card contact:

Elizabeth Meyer
FOHBC Business Manager
FMG Design, Inc.
101 Crawford Street
Studio 1A
Houston, Texas 77002
713.504.0628
(if no answer please leave a message)

fohbcmembers@gmail.com