Are you looking for materials to promote the Red Wing Collectors Society at auctions, flea markets, antique shops, and other shows?

Want a chance to win free membership for a year?

Want to help your Chapter win the LITTLE BROWN JUG of MEMBERSHIP?

If you answered YES, then look no further then the RWCS Resource Page. NOW AVAILABLE are the Marketing Material Request Form and Antique Booth Ad

The RWCS Business Office has a number of materials avilable to help you promote the RWCS when you are out and about hunting for Red Wing Stoneware, Dinnerware, and Art Pottery.

  • Back issues of the RWCS Newsletter
  • Past Convention Supplements
  • NEW Membership Brochures
  • Business Card side Info Cards
  • 4×6 Antique Booth Ad

Simply download the form and choose from three sizes available, and call 800-977-7927 or email the business office. Not enough or want more of one item of another just ask and we can make a custom packet.

Materials are FREE we ask that you pay the shipping. Planning a trip to Red Wing, call ahead and you can PICK IT UP FOR FREE.

Do you have a booth, work in, or own an Antique Shop? Here is a simple way to promote the RWCS. Download these 4 inch x 6 inch, four color window ads and post it in your booth. We offer 6 versions for you to choose from. Don’t see one you like contact the Membership Coordinator and have one custom made today!

CALL TODAY 800-977-7927 or EMAIL and be prepared for your next visit to an antique mall and drop them off in the information rack.





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2008 Convention Display Winners Posted

Annual July Convention Display Winners Posted


The 2008 Display room was packed with a number of spectacular members displays from stoneware to art pottery.

Congratulations to those members who created such wonderful displays this year.

Special Thanks to Glenn Beall who has passed the management of the Display room in 2009 to his daughter Laura Beall after being elected as Education Manager for the RWCS.

For those members who are interested in display next year and your chance to win the 2009 special commemorative please watch for information in the February 2009 issue of the RWCS Newsletter.

Remember no display to small!

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Wolverine Chapter Launches Website

Wolverine Chapter now Online

The Wolverine Chapter (Michigan) launched their official website today. Their new site features all the exciting new of their chapter including commemoratives, meeting information, and chapter history.

Take a look and check out the great hard work by Char Ackerman, Bernie Banet and the other Chapter members that made this site possible.

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Siouxland Chapter announces fall meeting

Autumn Meeting
Saturday, September 13, 2008
12 Noon
The Members of the Siouxland RedWingers will be gathering for their Fall meeting at the Valiant Vineyards Winery, in Vermillion, South Dakota.

The meeting will begin at 12 noon with a buffet lunch at $10 per person. RSVP is required 48 hours before the event. Please contact Julie Ellen Beall for reservations and directions at 712-644-2256 or

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RWCS Foundation Street Sale is On!

RWCS Foundation

Sunday Outdoor Antique Show

July 6, 2008 from Sunrise until 4pm

The annual RWCS Foundation Sunday Outdoor Antique Show is on. One 20 x 20 spot is only $50 and this fee is a tax deductible donation to the Foundation. If a 20×20 is just too big for you their are 10 x 20 spot for $25.

In addition to the space rental if you need to rent a table they are $10 each and chairs are $1. Contact Diane Hallstrom by, Wednesday, July 2nd to reserve a spot and request tables and chairs.

Diane Hallstrom cell phone is: 612-247-9876.


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Education Sessions and KidsView information available

Available for Download

Education Sessions and Kids View Program

The 2008 Annual Convention Education Sessions for Friday, July, 11 is now available for download on the Event Page for the Convention!

Terry Speedy, Education Manager has put together a jam packed schedule of Education Sessions for Friday, July 11, with everything from Recent Dump Finds, Ebb Tide Dinnerware, Mini Jugs and Stoneware Mugs and so much more.

Guest Presenter: Leanne Knott, GIS Specialist,City of Red Wing, will be discussing the Red Wing Pottery District then and now. She will show photograhy on how the area has changed.

Also available is information on the two day Kids View Program on Thursday, July 10 and Friday, July 11 during the Convention.

Sue Jones Tagliapietra and Wendy Callicoat, Kids View Chairs, have created a very exciting schedule for kids attending Convention. In addition, to the Kids Only Auction and Make Your Own Stoneware the kids are going to become Red Wing Stoneware workers. They will recreating advertising, lunch hour, and special order pieces. Click here to learn more.

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Stoneware & Petroliana Auction

A Division of United Country Beloit Auction Service, Inc.


The Jim & Julie Martin Collection

Sun., June 29 – 10:30 A.M.

8727 E. Avalon Rd. – Avalon, WI

Preview: Sat., June 28 – 10-5

The Martins, nationally respected collectors of Red Wing, Western, & other select stoneware & Petroliana, are downsizing & moving. This Auction’s filled with hundreds of outstanding pieces from their collection.

Can’t make it to the Auction? Join us, bid live on-line with, or use our courtesy absentee bidder service.

Directions: From I-90 at exit 177 (Avalon Rd.) in Janesville, WI, go E 5-½ miles to Auction Center. From I-43 exit N at Hwy. 140 (Clinton, WI) & go N 5-½ miles to Avalon Rd. Turn W to Auction Center.

Lunch Available – Air Conditioned Auction Facility – Comfort Station on Site

Terms: Cash, approved check, Visa, M/C, Discover, or Debit. 12% buyer’s fee.

17% buyer’s fee for on-line purchases.

2% discount for cash, check, or Debit.

Shipping & internet bidding terms listed on & toll free 877-364-1965 or 608-755-1802.



Registered Wisconsin Auctioneers Richard Ranft #237 , Bill Perkins #1956, Dan McKee #1830



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Red Wing Pottery Museum announces Fundraiser

Wine & Cheese Tasting Fundraiser

for the Red Wing Pottery Museum

Where: The Red Wing Pottery Museum

When: Wednesday, July 9, 8 pm to 10 pm

The RWCS Foundation has planned a Wine & Cheese Tasting Fundraiser for the Red Wing Pottery Museum.

Come and enjoy good food, friends and music on the evening of Wednesday, July of Convention Week to benefit the Red Wing Pottery Museum. Wine sampling and hors d’euvres will be served, a 4-piece band will provide the entertainment and some "one of a kind" items will be up for auction that evening and Dick Houghton has graciously offered to call the oral auction.

The admission for this event is your donation of a piece of stoneware, dinnerware or art pottery for the upcoming fundraising auction.

Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation’s Pottery Museum Fall Auction on Sunday, Oct. 19 at Grandpa’s Garage in Cannon Falls, Minn.

The RWCS Foundation would appreciate all donated pieces to be high quality, mint condition pieces with 100 percent of the auction proceeds going to the Red Wing Pottery Museum. Dick Houghton will again be auctioning off the items for free and Grandpa’s Garage has donated the venue for this fundraising event.

Indigo and the Bald Eagles have graciously donated their time and talents to play their Dixieland Jazz all evening as entertainment. The RWCS Foundation hopes to see you there!

Call Diane Hallstrom at 612-247-9879 for more information.

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Nebraska RedWingers announce Chapter Meeting

Nebraska RedWingers

Chapter Meeting

July 7th 2008

Nebraska Chapter President, Steve Splittgerber announces the chapter will meet shortly before the 2008 Convention (July 10-12) at the Wilderness Lodge in Fremont, NE. The address is 1220 East 23rd St (23rd & Yager St.)

Visitors are always welcome to come and meet with your fellow Red Wing Collectors.

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