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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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.

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Images courtesy of AAAuctions Ltd

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

Latest News

Don't forget!....

Stratford Show Sunday 19th June

Don't forget the upcoming Stratford Show this coming Sunday. Once again organised by ABC A/Ed Russ Smith at the excellent Stratford On Avon Racecourse venue, it offers inside and outside stalls and plenty of space. Excellent camping facilities available on site, and plenty of parking. Great easy atmosphere and an added autojumble event on in the racecourse centre gives you plenty of opportunity. 

Well known for bringing in diggers from all around who rarely come to any other shows (indeed there are few other shows in the area) so always great opportunities to pick up a bargain!

ABC will be there with back issues and of course Earlyglass will be stalling there as usual with a huge range of specialised early stock. 

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ABC #85 IS OUT NOW (in special colours) and should be dropping on subscribers doormats in the UK. Online subscribers will be receiving in the next day. If you're not sure how your sub stands please email us: ABCantiquebottlemagazine@outlook.com

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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

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

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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

About Antique Bottle Collector Magazine

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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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