A Bit of History!
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is collected, it will be added.
Updated: February 26, 2010
During the Goebel Miniatures Era (1980-1994) two very important collector groups were formed by fans and collectors of Olszewski art. These were The Olszewski Fan Club and the Olszewski Study Group. Both groups were based in Ohio, Parma and Toledo, respectively, at the time, consisted of a huge Olszewski collector membership. That which is presented here is renderings of the "Club" and the "Group" provided by the Olszewski Historical Archives. This information is not intended to be comprehensive, but for reference purposes.
This image is a Bumper Sticker created and distributed by The Olszewski Fan Club.
The Olszewski Fan Club - No longer active!
Founded: Encouraged by Ray Olszewski the founders, Jacci and Wally established the Fan Club.
Founder(s): Jacci Bednar and Wally Reinprecht
Location: Parma, Ohio
Publication(s): Small Talk
Olszewski Study Group - No longer active!
Purpose: Promote interest in, educate and share information about art objects made by Robert Olszewski, Goebel Miniatures.
Founder(s): Marlene and Butch Shoalts
Location: Curtice, Ohio
Publication(s): Write to ROlszewski@aol.com for more information. Ray has scanned in several hundred pages of documentation produced and mailed to hundreds of collectors.
Event(s): First Olszewski Convention, Toledo, Ohio