The following sales take place at our auction rooms, here in at The Elsecar Heritage Centre.
Viewing is typically between 10am to 4pm each week day the week before each sale.

BBR’s Autumn Extravaganza 2017

07 October & 08 October

BBR’s famed BIG w/e finale event of the year at Elsecar….

Saturday 7th October: 500+ lots, a highly varied General Auction – offering single items to group lots – across the entire BBR ‘remit’/ spectrum. Something for everyone, genuine fresh to market material, ALL with no reserve. Download a FREE pdf usually 1 or 2 weeks before.

Sunday 8th October: Another MAJOR specialist collectors fair presenting more dealers from all corners of the UK than any other similar event, followed by a LIVE catalogued AUCTION @ 11am (bid & listen in LIVE on: too).

Antique Advertising & Breweriana Auction 2017

11 November

A welcome return of a true BBR fabled specialist auction favourite.

Presenting a truly fantastic spread of original early mirrors, showcards, enamel signs, pub jugs, ashtrays/ match strikers, coasters…. the entire spread expected of BBR’s specialist sales of this title.

Suitable entries invited – but don’t leave it too long: unbeatable all-inclusive commission rates, full week long preview in BBR’s salesroom, full colour catalogue, pdf also, LIVE saleday bidding, LIVE online bidding via, LIVE telephone bidding, and the standard absentee bidding facility.

Winter Wonders Auction 2017

03 December

BBR’s WinterNational Jan 2018

20 January & 21 January

BBR’s Spring Extravaganza 2018

21 April & 22 April

BBR’s 28th SummerNational 2018

07 July & 08 July

BBR’s Autumn Extravaganza 2018

06 October & 07 October

On the Road auctions


10 February

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BBR brings the UK specialist Bottle, Pot Lid & Advertising market, & the entire world, all together – in the award winning Elsecar Heritage Centre & village.

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attendance in Building 21

Item sold for £23,690

This item sold for £23,690 at a BBR auction.

BBR’s low cost, all-inclusive vendor rate, FREE catalogue illustration for every Sunday item, provides a guaranteed worldwide clientele, via an unparalleled extensive advertising strategy – tried, tested, trusted!

Fully illustrated catalogues, out approx. 4 weeks prior, provide colour imag/s & brief description, with estimate.  Auction entries generally close 6 weeks before sales (earlier preferred), often usually full before. Anonymity if chosen, though BBR does offer important Collections a chance to attach their name (& photo) if desired. Collectors value ‘provenance’ highly.

If you have an item, or entire collection, which you would be interested in BBR selling please telephone, or email, to discuss, or use the free service What is my bottle worth?

At Elsecar we host the 4 largest annual UK specialist collectors events.

Call Alan Blakeman for confidential & knowledgeable sales advice.

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