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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.

Lot Of 100+ Vintage Marbles Akro,peltier,Christensen,ravens wood,master
Lot Of 100+ Vintage Marbles Akro,peltier,Christensen,ravens wood,master
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Akro Agate fire engine red & pistachio greens corkscrew   5/8  wet looking
Akro Agate fire engine red & pistachio greens corkscrew 5/8 wet looking
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Lot Of 100+ Vintage Marbles Akro,peltier,Christensen,ravens wood,master
Lot Of 100+ Vintage Marbles Akro,peltier,Christensen,ravens wood,master
$12.50 (3 Bids)
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Marbles Akro Corkscrew
Marbles Akro Corkscrew
$7.00
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Marbles Akro Corkscrew
Marbles Akro Corkscrew
$8.00
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Marbles Akro Corkscrew Rare Colors
Marbles Akro Corkscrew Rare Colors
$10.00
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90 OLD AMERICAN SWIRL MARBLES WV ALLEY AGATE ALOX AKRO JACKSON RAVENSWOOD VG-M
90 OLD AMERICAN SWIRL MARBLES WV ALLEY AGATE ALOX AKRO JACKSON RAVENSWOOD VG-M
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Marbles Akro Corkscrew Rare Colors
Marbles Akro Corkscrew Rare Colors
$12.50 (2 Bids)
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Old Vintage Akro Agate Indian Blanket Marble 5/8 Wet Mint
Old Vintage Akro Agate Indian Blanket Marble 5/8 Wet Mint
$12.75 (5 Bids)
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BEAUTIFUL GROUP VINTAGE MARBLES: 12 AKRO AGATE CORKSCREWS
BEAUTIFUL GROUP VINTAGE MARBLES: 12 AKRO AGATE CORKSCREWS
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Akro Corkscrew Marbles 65 count Lot: 9
Akro Corkscrew Marbles 65 count Lot: 9
$64.05 (18 Bids)
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BIG Akro Agate Co Silver Oxblood Swirl Marble 3/4
BIG Akro Agate Co Silver Oxblood Swirl Marble 3/4" Wet Mint 9.9...............no
$60.00
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