MAFJ&BC Show July 2007

Summer Show

Muncie, Indiana

July 6 – 8, 2007

These are pictures of the exhibition floor Sunday, July 8, 2007, at the Summer Show of the Midwest Antique Fruit Jar and Bottle Club at the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie, Indiana. More pictures and report were published in the August issue of Glass Chatter by the Midwest Antique Fruit Jar and Bottle Club.

Charles Williams shopping at Mason Bright’s table.

Tom Caniff and shoppers.

Young people at the show.

Marty Troxell has bottles and fruit jars at his sales table.


Fruit Jar Get-Together

The following pictures were taken Saturday, July 7, 2007, at the Fruit Jar Get Together and Auction at the Signature Inn, Muncie.

Glass lid on left Guptill’s Patent Applied for Sept 5, 1884, and a more typical lid for a Lafayette Jar.

Dan Corker’s Myers Pat 1869 TEST JAR and two different C.F. Spencer’s jars, all with original closures.

Unique poster sold at auction by Junne Barnett.

Brinkerhoff – Ohio Fruit Jar Company Jars shown by Dick Cole.

Jelly Jammers

The Jelly Jammers Club met on Saturday, July 7, 2007, at the Signature Inn, Muncie. These are a few of the jelly jars that were brought for “Show and Tell.”

A deep amethyst Ripley & Co. jar circa 1891.

Another early jelly glass with a slip-on glass lid.

A snuff jar with a tin slip-on lid, circa 1920s.

A 7 0z. jelly jar base embossed: Ball Quilted Crystal Jelly Jar. Note the uniquely decorated 63 mm caps, circa 1964.


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

Jean Harbron and Wanda Yoder tied for the Most Educational Award with their Half-Gallons 1894 – 1996 display.

Joe Coulson also received the Most Educational Award for his Torrey’s Fruit Jars display.

Ann Szopa earned the People’s Choice Award with her 135 Years of Jellies display.

Mike Keith won the Dealers’ Choice Award with his Millville Jars display.


Jean Harbron and Wanda Yoder’s display Half Gallons 1894 – 1996 tied for the “Most Educational Award”.

Mike Keith won the “Dealers’ Choice Award” with a display of Millville Jars.

 Joe Coulson also tied for the “Most Educational Award” with his unusual Torrey’s Fruit Jars.

Ann Szopa won the “People’s Choice Award” with her display 135 Years of Jellies.

Mike Mosier showed his Fruit Jar Go-Withs.

Junne Barnett showed a variety of War Time Canning Posters.

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