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Akro Agate Marbles

Back in the early 1900s two residents of Akron, Ohio named Gilbert Marsh and George Rankin began making glass marbles. They created their own machinery to mass produce the marbles and found enough demand to start a company. So in 1911 they registered the trademark Akro Agate and manufactured marbles under that name, arguably the most famous and prolific marble manufacturers. They soon partnered with Horace C. Hill, formerly of the Navarre Glass Marble & Specialty Company and Akro Agate manufactured marbles for 40 years. In 1951, when Akro Agate closed, theirs was the last of more than two-dozen marble factories in America's marble making capitol of Akron, Ohio.

Akro Agate marbles come in a dizzying variety of styles including corkscrews, sparklers, oxbloods, moonies and many more. Corkscrews are Akro Agate's most popular and easily recognized marble style, to be found in an astounding variety of colors. Common ones have a white base color with a second solid color twisting around the marble from pole to pole. More desirable variations have a non-white base or three or more colors.

VINTAGE BLUE & YELLOW AKRO AGATE? CORKSCREW? .9375
VINTAGE BLUE & YELLOW AKRO AGATE? CORKSCREW? .9375" MARBLE ESTATE FIND C2
$1.75 (4 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 38m
AKRO AGATE ~ 5/8
AKRO AGATE ~ 5/8" ~ BABY BLUE SLAG MARBLE ~ NEAR MINT+ #1409
$1.00 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 1h 43m
AKRO AGATE ~ 5/8
AKRO AGATE ~ 5/8" ~ UNIQUE, 3 COLOR CORKSCREW MARBLE ~ NEAR MINT+ #1407
$1.25 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 44m
Akro Agate Rare Blue on Blue Corkscrew Marble 5/8 Inch Used  NR
Akro Agate Rare Blue on Blue Corkscrew Marble 5/8 Inch Used NR
$3.95
Time Remaining: 1h 32m
VINTAGE SET OF 2 RED & GREEN AKRO AGATE? CORKSCREW? .72
VINTAGE SET OF 2 RED & GREEN AKRO AGATE? CORKSCREW? .72" MARBLES ESTATE C7
$1.04 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 50m
AKRO AGATE ~ 5/8
AKRO AGATE ~ 5/8"+ ~ GREEN SLAG MARBLE ~ MINT #1379
$1.00 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 2h 2m
VINTAGE LOT OF 11 PELTIER? AKRO AGATE CORKSCREW? VITRO? MARBLES ESTATE FIND C28
VINTAGE LOT OF 11 PELTIER? AKRO AGATE CORKSCREW? VITRO? MARBLES ESTATE FIND C28
$1.47 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 40m
VINTAGE SET OF 2 TRI COLOR AKRO AGATE CORKSCREW? RED YELLOW GREEN MARBLES C26
VINTAGE SET OF 2 TRI COLOR AKRO AGATE CORKSCREW? RED YELLOW GREEN MARBLES C26
$8.49 (6 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 53m
AKRO AGATE ~ 9/16
AKRO AGATE ~ 9/16" ~ GREEN, BLUE, OXBLOOD PATCH MARBLE ~ MINT #1371
$1.00 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 2h 8m
VINTAGE AKRO AGATE? CORKSCREW? RED YELLOW BLUE SUPERMAN? .8125
VINTAGE AKRO AGATE? CORKSCREW? RED YELLOW BLUE SUPERMAN? .8125" MARBLES B98
$26.00 (8 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 32m
AKRO AGATE ~ 9/16
AKRO AGATE ~ 9/16"+ ~ BROKEN? CORKSCREW MARBLE ~ MINT- #1375
$1.00 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 2h 2m
VINTAGE SET OF 2 BLUE RED WHITE PATRIOT? AKRO AGATE CORKSCREW MARBLES ESTATE C18
VINTAGE SET OF 2 BLUE RED WHITE PATRIOT? AKRO AGATE CORKSCREW MARBLES ESTATE C18
$5.50 (7 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 47m

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