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Check out the current members and become a member today!



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Upcoming Events

Spring 2022 Marble Show


Saturday, April 23, 2022 from 9am—3pm


Thursday and Friday evenings, April 21 & 22


Wingate by Wyndham & Williamson Conference Center

1209 N IH 35

Round Rock, Texas, 78664 

Room Reservations:  512.341.7000

Show Coordinator: Carroll Collier
Table Reservations:  512.751.2945 or cdc2@flash.net

Fall 2022 Marble Show

WHEN: Saturday, October 22, 2022 from 9 am—3 pm


Thursday and Friday evenings October 20 & 21

HOTEL: Radisson Hotel—North @ Fossil Creek

2540 Meacham Blvd.
Fort Worth, Texas 76106


Room reservations: 817.625.9911

Show Coordinator: J. Lynn Johnson
Table Reservations: 940.300.3222 or Lynn.johnson@unt.edu

TMC Newsletter Volume I, Issue 5, February 2022

Our TMC Board is delighted to be sending you Issue 5 of our TMC Newsletter. We try to publish four newsletters a year; some years we make it and some we don’t.

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TMC Newsletter Issue 4, 2021 

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TMC Newsletter Issue 3, 2021 

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TMC Newsletter Issue 2, 2021 

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TMC Newsletter Issue 1, 2021 

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This issue of the Newsletter is devoted to Akro Agate Marbles 

The Akro Agate company started in 1910 in Akron, Ohio. Their first packaged for sale marbles were made by M.F. Christensen. They moved and began production in Clarks-burg, West Virginia in 1914. They first made slag marbles. Akro was purchasing marbles from M.F Christensen in those early years. 

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Running Rabbit Auctions

The identification of marbles is a first step to developing and enhancing collections.  In this video series, Danny Turner will discuss machine made marbles and show some of the most colorful marbles ever produced.

Texas Marble Collectors (TMC) strives to help members and friends identify marbles with shows, Facebook page, and TMC Newsletters.

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The Cole Avenue Marble Champion – A Marble Collection Won in the Schoolyard

During the heyday of marble competition in the 1950s, the VFW sponsorship of state competitions received a degree of public recognition and children’s interest.  For example, our Newsletter provided Roger Mazurkewicz’s 1958 VFW Championship in New Jersey.  Children, however, have ‘always had championships’ that were important and significant to themselves and sometime to the neighborhood.

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