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A public auction of milk bottles and dairy-related items is set for Saturday, June 12, at Lebanon Area Fairgrounds.

The sale, scheduled to begin at 10 a.m., will be held at West Hall, 80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon.

The auction of items from the Janet Deitz estate includes 314 lots of pyro and embossed milk bottles in half-pint, pint, quart, half-gallon and gallon sizes, mostly from Central Pennsylvania dairies, as well as 68 creamers and 50 dairy-related items including a butter churn, porch boxes and crates. Preview begins at 8 a.m. on the day of the sale.

The sale is being handled by auctioneer Harry H. Bachman of Annville. Catalogs are available online at bachmanauctioneer.com or by contacting the auctioneer by email at bachauct@lmf.net or by phone at 717-867-1809.

Food will be available at the sale. Some chairs will be provided. According to a statement from Bachman, this is the final auction of items from this collection.

Tom Knapp

Tom has been a professional journalist for nearly four decades. In his spare time, he plays fiddle with the Irish band Fire in the Glen, and he reviews music, books and movies for Rambles.NET. He lives with his wife, Michelle, and has four children: Vinnie, Molly, Annabelle and Wolf.