BBR Auctions

BBR Auctions was founded at the Elsecar Heritage Centre, South Yorkshire in 1991. It is a company which specialises in antique packaging, bottles, pot lids, inks, poisons, ginger beers, clay pipes and Doulton Lambeth.

BBR also conducts ‘on the road auctions’, which extend to the Midlands and South East of England.


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Lot of bottle for Yorkshireman who plans to auction rare 17th century sealed glass find

14 June 2018

A Yorkshire dealer is selling a rare sealed bottle at auction in July near Barnsley after realising it was the real thing and not a reproduction.

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BBR on the rise aiming to climb to fresh heights

15 January 2018

Alan Blakeman, lifelong rock climber and founder of niche business BBR Auctions in Elsecar, near Barnsley, had a good 2017.

Dr Sibley’s Solar Tincture bottle

Bottled-up demand for medicine that ‘restores life’ – auction record set for rare Victorian flask

28 October 2016

A new record for an empty English medicine bottle was set by BBR Auctions in Elsecar, North Yorkshire when a Victorian flask of ‘Dr Sibley’s Solar Tincture’ took £8200.

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