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NMGCS Convention 2000

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june_sohl_20100518_1774416474This year's convention was hosted by June Sohl.  Please give June a round of applause for a great job and a great time had by all.

The convention was located at the beautiful Columbus Marriott Northwest located in Dublin, Ohio from April 13 to April 15 with coffee and donuts in the AM of April 16.

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Next year the convention will be held in Connecticut. Check back for additional details as they become available.

The commemorative for the 2000 convention was the Atterbury-type 6-1/2" white milk glass rabbit.  Commemoratives are only available to members and are limited to first come, first served.  (Commemoratives are sold out.)

2000 Rabbit in White
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The auction was held on Friday afternoon at 1:30 PM (not the usual evening auction).  It consisted of an exciting variety of 300 pieces of opaque glass.  Ed Kulhman, the auctioneer, did his usual fantastic job of getting through each item.

Convention Highlights

Day 1

Registration and Commemorative Sales

New Members Orientation
Share & Tell - Experts Panel
Hospitality Suite & Frog Mould Display

Day 2

Speaker: Cheryl Pietrasz, collector - Milk Glass Mustard Containers
Auction Action
Auction Items
Auction Items

Day 3

Speaker: Marlena Toohey, author of the Collector's Guide to Black Glass - Vols. I and II
Dealer Sales
Dealer Sales  
Banquet and Speaker: Kyle Husfloen, author Collectors Guide to American Pressed Glass 1825-1915, and editor of the Antique Trader Weekly and Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide
Banquet and Speaker:
Kyle Husfloen, author Collector's Guide to American Pressed Glass 1825-1915, and editor of the Antique Trader Weekly and Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide



Convention Album

Panorama

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Photo Credits:

Adam Fisko
Bart Gardner
Larry Sacherich
Some photos submitted by auction consignors.