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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 MARBLE MIX LOT OXBLOOD POPEYE CORE AKRO AGATE SWIRL TRANSITIONAL ? #3
VINTAGE MARBLE MIX LOT OXBLOOD POPEYE CORE AKRO AGATE SWIRL TRANSITIONAL ? #3
$10.00
Time Remaining: 55m
VINTAGE LOT OF 40 GLASS MARBLES LUTZ AKRO CHRISTENSEN PELTIER SHOOTERS
VINTAGE LOT OF 40 GLASS MARBLES LUTZ AKRO CHRISTENSEN PELTIER SHOOTERS
$29.99
Time Remaining: 44m
VINTAGE MARBLE MIX LOT OXBLOOD POPEYE CORE AKRO AGATE SWIRL TRANSITIONAL ? #10
VINTAGE MARBLE MIX LOT OXBLOOD POPEYE CORE AKRO AGATE SWIRL TRANSITIONAL ? #10
$10.00
Time Remaining: 1h 39m
VINTAGE MARBLE LOT OXBLOOD POPEYE AKRO AGATE ? # 4
VINTAGE MARBLE LOT OXBLOOD POPEYE AKRO AGATE ? # 4
$9.99
Time Remaining: 3h 49m
VINTAGE MARBLE LOT OXBLOOD POPEYE AKRO AGATE ? # 7
VINTAGE MARBLE LOT OXBLOOD POPEYE AKRO AGATE ? # 7
$9.99 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 3h 53m
Akro Agate Red White Green Popeye Corkscrew Marble 5/8
Akro Agate Red White Green Popeye Corkscrew Marble 5/8" Mint
$10.26 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 22m
VINTAGE MARBLE POPEYE AKRO AGATE ?
VINTAGE MARBLE POPEYE AKRO AGATE ?
$9.99
Time Remaining: 9h 4m
VINTAGE MARBLE MIX LOT OXBLOOD POPEYE CORE AKRO AGATE SWIRL TRANSITIONAL ? #9
VINTAGE MARBLE MIX LOT OXBLOOD POPEYE CORE AKRO AGATE SWIRL TRANSITIONAL ? #9
$9.99 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 1h 36m
VINTAGE MARBLE POPEYE AKRO AGATE OXBLOOD ?
VINTAGE MARBLE POPEYE AKRO AGATE OXBLOOD ?
$24.99 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 8h 57m
VINTAGE MARBLE POPEYE AKRO AGATE ?
VINTAGE MARBLE POPEYE AKRO AGATE ?
$4.99
Time Remaining: 8h 55m
5/8
5/8" Red Green & White Akro Agate Popeye Swirl Marble VG Cond
$2.00
Time Remaining: 1h 20m
VINTAGE MARBLE POPEYE AKRO AGATE ?
VINTAGE MARBLE POPEYE AKRO AGATE ?
$9.99
Time Remaining: 8h 59m

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