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Step Right Up……
A bottle collector’s paradise! Coming to Downieville on Saturday, September
8 is the annual antique bottles and collectibles show at the Downieville School
Gym! Early Lookers are welcome at
8:00am-10:00am for a $10 donation.
The show is free to the public from 10am-3pm.
This show has gained much popularity over the years as one
of the west coast’s favorite shows!
Known for its small town hospitality and friendliness, the Downieville Antique
Bottle Show has attracted buyers and sellers from Utah, Texas, Oregon, Nevada
and Washington states. Many desirable
bottles have changed hands at the Downieville Show and lots of great treasures
have gone home to happy buyers.
In addition to antique bottles, shoppers will find a great
selection of trade cards, advertising tins and signs, ephemera, and so much
more. There is something for almost
every kind of collector! And don’t
forget to buy your raffle ticket for some great prizes!
This year’s show will feature displays of “The Silver
Seventies”. Bottles and related items
from the 1870’s; whiskies, sodas, medicines and drug stores will be on
display. This was an important time in
history, resulting in the discovery of silver as prospectors rushed to the
Nevada area, scrambling to stake their claims.
Downieville is located on historic Highway 49 in the
northern gold country. If it’s your
first time attending the Downieville Show, expect to slow down and step back
into time in this quaint little gold rush community. You can park and walk to the bottle show,
museums, shops, restaurants, saloon and wine bar. For dealer or show information, please call
Rick & Cherry Simi (530) 289-3659 or email: email@example.com. We hope to see you here in Downieville!
to the 2012 Downieville Antique Bottles &
Collectibles Show and Sale!