Surrey Club Show Chessington 2018

Busy Busy loads of interested bottle people at this show alway well attended and excellent displays to see. this one Also had a BBR on the road Auction I even one a lot!

I was tempted with this tap jar but in the end resisted.

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Club Meeting August 2018

Holiday season made it a bit tin on the ground but a few of us were able to make the monthly meeting.

A couple of good displays on a Tray my eyes were drawn to the Anglo Barvarian Brewery opener. Some Mini marmalades. Star of the bought was the early blackglass shaft and globe. Hey look a pretty Verwood pottery Jug / pitcher.

 

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Exeter Show 2018

A few of us make the regular raid over the boarder from Dorset to Devon to their show at Exeter racecourse we wer not dissapointed this year with a few trophies coming back home. One aspet of the show is the displays put on by the club members. Simply some stunning stuff and well worthy of the visit alone. I was certainly green what an R Whites enamel sign a go with and a half. BBR held one of it’s on the road auctions.

Theres not many shows which have carpeted floors and this one is really plush.

My find was a Petworth impressed GB.

Rather uninspiring to most¬† and not Dorset but it has a sad story to tell and it looked earlier than most impressed GB’s.

Both John Walker and his wife Sarah Died in 1848 leaving nine children, six unprovided for and facing the ophanage. A sad story of the time. What became of the children? It’s looking like the surviving family looked after them, the prospect of the ophanage was the last resort for most families at that time.

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Sumernational Elsecar 2018

A Very busy and excellent weekend a few of us from Dorset made the pilgrimage to the truly National no International event.

lots to fixate about over the weekend, meet up with a few friends, browse the stalls for a buy or three and of course the best auction of the year from BBR.

A taste of the Displays shows what collecting is about.

See you this year an event not to be missed.

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Club Meeting June 2018

Early summertime and a chance to show off a few of our show buys

in the dug a humdinger of a Crotal bell appeared

The local Ginger beer competition was keenly contested. And the Galtee more Ginger beer entries showed some real rarities.

 

 

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Dorset Club Show Minstead 2018

Just a few memories of last years show.

Displays

Dorset siphons and Minerals

‘INKOCIOUS’

A few of the many buys

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Club Meeting May 2018

Pre show  meeting the final arrangements were made for the club show at minstead village hall.

Blackglass, creams & jugs

Some Dug

Best bought items

Couranation items

 

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