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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.

1938 Ching-Ka-Chek Chinese Checkers Gotham Steel Corp & boxed Akro Agate Marbles
1938 Ching-Ka-Chek Chinese Checkers Gotham Steel Corp & boxed Akro Agate Marbles
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25 VINTAGE Marbles Akro Agate Corkscrew Vitro Peltier MK Christensen Alley BIN
25 VINTAGE Marbles Akro Agate Corkscrew Vitro Peltier MK Christensen Alley BIN
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#25ma Vintage Akro Agate Royal Marble With Black Aventurine .70 Inches Near Mint
#25ma Vintage Akro Agate Royal Marble With Black Aventurine .70 Inches Near Mint
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Nice Akro Slag 5/8
Nice Akro Slag 5/8" Mint Marble, Gest1230-76w
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Akro Eggyolk Oblood corkscrew large 3/4 mint also Handmades Peltier Christensen
Akro Eggyolk Oblood corkscrew large 3/4 mint also Handmades Peltier Christensen
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Akro Corkscrews Lot 15 NM
Akro Corkscrews Lot 15 NM
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Mint Akro Agate marbles 5\8
Mint Akro Agate marbles 5\8" plus
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Vintage Marbles- Akro Agate- Peltier- Corkscrew 25 Total Estate Lot
Vintage Marbles- Akro Agate- Peltier- Corkscrew 25 Total Estate Lot
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Vintage Marble Lot- Akro Agate-Peltier- Corkscrew Estate Lot Of 25
Vintage Marble Lot- Akro Agate-Peltier- Corkscrew Estate Lot Of 25
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Marbles Christensen Agate swirl flame 5/8 mint also other Peltier Akro Vitro etc
Marbles Christensen Agate swirl flame 5/8 mint also other Peltier Akro Vitro etc
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Akro Agate Lemonade Oxblood corkscrew 5/8 NM and others Peltier Christensen etc
Akro Agate Lemonade Oxblood corkscrew 5/8 NM and others Peltier Christensen etc
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 Vintage 1920's-30's Akro Agate Lemonade Corkscrew MarbleBB-245
Vintage 1920's-30's Akro Agate Lemonade Corkscrew MarbleBB-245
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