MAFJ&BC Show January 2010

Winter Show

Muncie, Indiana

January 8 – 10, 2010

These are pictures of the exhibition floor Sunday, January 10, 2010 at the Winter Show of the Midwest Antique Fruit Jar and Bottle Club at the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie, Indiana. More pictures and a report were published in the January issue of Glass Chatter by the Midwest Antique Fruit Jar and Bottle Club.

Shoppers browse through the dealer displays.

Phyllis Pahlmann helps Elaine De Maison chose some jelly jars.

A bottle dealer helps a customer.

Fruit Jar Get-Together

The following pictures were taken Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010, at the Fruit Jar Get Together and Auction at the Signature Inn, Muncie.

Jon Vander Schouw shows an apple green quart Mason’s Patent 1858 jar.

Dick Cole with a Ball made retirement narrow neck bottle from the El Monte, CA plant.

Dave Rittenhouse and Mason Bright hold a Ball Timeline Poster.

Part of the crowd at the Fruit Jar Get Together.

Ron Ashby’s Gem Oil Jar.

Beautiful Jars after Show & Tell.

Leifheit Jars brought by Joe Coulson.


Awards were presented to the exhibitors whose displays were voted the best in several categories.

Donavan Wilson won all three awards: the “Dealer’s Choice” Award, the “People’s Choice” Award, and the “Most Educational” Award for his display “What to Collect – What U Like”.
It is rare for one display to win all three awards. Congratulations to Donavan.


Wanda Yoder and Jean Harbron displayed Those Other Ball Jars.

Joe Coulson showed Ball Train Cars.

Donavan Wilson gave a very informative display titled What To Collect – What U Like which won all of the awards.

Mike Jordan showed a display of Ball Made Jars.

Anne Szopa showed Fruit Jars That Were Replicas, Fantasies & Fakes.

Jerry McCann showed a display of Millville Atmospheric Jars.

Dick Cole made a nice display about Alexander W. Brinkerhoff, Inventor.

Tom Sproat displayed Good Friends & Good Jars, Sometimes Both Are a Little Cracked.

Junne Barnett showed Victorian Christmas Lights.

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