A unique ready reference information source for ALL bottle collectors

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The International Magazine for Bottle Collectors & Diggers

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Images courtesy of AAAuctions Ltd

Magazine details and subscriptions. National and international rates and prices. Printed and Online options.

Find the date and location of your nearest bottle show. Club contact information. Facebook bottle groups, and internet forums.

Useful books, websites, and further reading material to help identify and learn more about your bottles.

Latest News

Dont forget!....

AAAuction goes live Saturday 27th

Don't forget AA Auctions latest BIGGEST YET 638 lot auction

starts today Saturday 27th November and soft closes 9pm

Sat 4th November. Alan Austin's Auctions have gone from strength

to strength and have gained a deserved popularity. Collectors worldwide have realised they can rely on being entirely satisfied. With excellent online images from many angles and detailed descriptions of both the item and any potential issues.

Add to that his dedicated packing and shipping services and paperwork handling. It now has become so much easier to obtain that one major item you desperately want.



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New Standing Order Subscriptions Incentive

Simply set up a Standing Order with your bank for your new/re-subscription (often can do this online) and


ABC Magazine subscription...the PERFECT XMAS present (or birthday present) for those loved ones who love bottles more than they should.... as you know so well!!!.... :)  Subscribe and we'll send you a certificate artwork you can print out and present personally (or post) on the great day.... just contact us and ask for the GIFT CERTIFICATE subscription...

Typical magazine article style inside...

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Keep checking out the latest updated "Earlyglass" catalog 

NOW on this ABC website! New recently updated catalog but loads more to come!

To go there, click on any of the "Earlyglass"

buttons you see and then use the Search button at the top of page to look for any keyword items eg. "onion" -  then open each item of interest in a new tab to keep it available in the background and compare. Please don't hesitate to ask for further info or images


Want to see what a complete issue is like?....
FREE link to a COMPLETE older online issue for you to investigate and enjoy. Exactly the same as the printed version

About Antique Bottle Collector Magazine

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ABC magazine is a quarterly full-colour magazine of 40 + pages. Read about new finds, researched histories, show reports, digging news, bottles wanted and for sale. The aim is to encourage all those who have discovered the 'buzz' of hunting and digging out Edwardian, Victorian, and sometimes earlier bottle dumps. Some of which can be valuable, all of which are fascinating, intrinsically beautiful and important local social history artifacts.

Back issues of ABC Magazine are available from £1 each+post. Go to the Resources/Books section to see some of the more recent issues available.

Image courtesy of AAAuctions Ltd

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We are grateful to AAAuctions Ltd for the use in many instances of their excellent photography both in this website and in the printed ABC magazine. 

We'd love to hear from you!

Back issues available:-
most back issues are still available though going fast now. Pricing is very simple....the most recent previous four issues are £5 each plus post, but after that anything previous is JUST £1 each! plus post....contact us to check what is available. (The very early ones we now ask more for as we are running out!). Usually best to arrange FREE pickup at a show..


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