National Fenton Glass Society, Inc.


Formed in 1990, the National Fenton Glass Society is chartered by the State of Ohio as a not-for-profit corporation. The Society's purpose is to promote the study, understanding and enjoyment of handmade glass, the handmade glass industry and especially glass made by the Fenton Art Glass Company, of Williamstown, West Virginia. The NFGS strives to foster informed discussion among all who wish to learn more about this traditional art form.

Dues for the 2018 membership year are due January 1. Please visit the Membership page to renew via PayPal, mail your dues, or phone the NFGS office to pay via credit card. All information is on page 2 of The Fenton Flyer.

If you are interested in joining the NFGS, you may use the options above. Any time is a great time to join the NFGS. You will be mailed all missed issues of the membership year. You may print a Dues Reminder and a Membership Application from the Membership page.

Virginia Sample Estate Glass Auction

The NFGS is honored to sponsor the estate glass sale of charter member (#49) Virginia Sample on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at 10am.  It will be held at the Quality Inn Ballroom (700 Pike Street, Marietta, OH 45750) with Mike Voshel as auctioneer.  There are over 500 pieces.  Pictures will be downloaded onto after the Labor Day weekend.  Use zip code 26187 or auctioneer ID #2732.

If you are unable to attend, we will be taking both phone bids and absentee bids.  Call the NFGS office at 740-374-3345 or Millie Coty at 740-568-8014.

Dates for the 2019 NFGS convention are July 27, 28, and 29.

Convention headquarters will be the Quality Inn - Marietta, OH 

The Ruby/Milk Slag 2018 Membership Mice have sold out.  We still have Eggplant Iridized available. As a second choice we will be offering Cobalt/Milk Slag mice for future renewals and new members. These mice, pressed at Fenton Collectible's, were previously offered as 2015 Membership mice.

Shipping & insurance:

Effective January 1, 2018, the NFGS will use the USPS published rates. Insurance on the package will be the responsibility of the member if the cost of the item(s) is over the initial $50.00 allowable amount included in Priority Mail. this means that a member will pay postage in accordance with their zip code, the size, the weight, and the value of the boxed item(s).  

Our office secretary will contact you regarding the actual charges. Sales tax will be added to orders shipped to Ohio residents.

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PO Box 4008

156 Front Street (across from the Lafayette Hotel)

Marietta, OH  45750

Phone/FAX: (740) 374-3345

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