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American Marble Auctions Makes Debut with Inaugural Online Sale (9/12/13)
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASACRAMENTO, Calif. – The first-ever Internet-only auction for American Marble Auctions—an offshoot of American Bottle Auctions, which has featured marbles … More >>


Antique Marbles—The Simplest of Toys is now a Complex Hobby (8/11/13)
1  Goosebery marbleI had a 15-minute break from work one Saturday a couple of years ago and decided to spend it cruising … More >>


Q & A with Harry Rinker: Weather Bird Shoes Box of Marbles Premium (2/20/13)
shoes1QUESTION: I have a box of five marbles I received as a premium when purchasing a pair of Weather Bird … More >>


From Manmade to Machine Manufactured, Transitional Marbles Were Homemade (9/4/08)
non-pontil transitional marbleFrom 1880 to 1915 glass marbles were manufactured in the US by machine for the first time – or at least they were machine manufactured in part. A part of the process was still done by hand and the marbles made in this way are known as Transitional Marbles. They represent a bridge between manmade and machine manufactured marbles. More >>


Have You Lost Your Marbles? (1/10/08)
Handmade marbleA thumb flicks a shiny marble across the cement and the camera zooms in on the child’s face – tongue curled over his upper lip in consternation, his gaze steady – as the tiny ball rolls toward its target. A smile erupts when the marble hits its mark. More >>


You never know what you will find… And when… (1/3/08)
I was driving to get gas at 7:30 this morning here in Maine. The temperature was a brisk 3 degrees. We have an outdoor flea market at an antique mall where dealers sell their wares just about year round. I was so surprised to see a dealer out in front of the flea market on such a cold day, so I stopped to show my interest in his craziness. More >>


I’ve Lost My Marbles, Show Me Yours!!!! (12/5/07)
I have officially lost my marbles! I am looking for collectors who want to share their marble collections and form a solid grounded community with a vast knowledge base. Show the world your marbles! More >>