This is not the first time I've heard this. One of my partners tells me a horror story of this from Time to time just to remind me. His was covered with a thin sheet of tin and had 3 foot of dirt on it. Luckily no one got hurt in either of these cases.
I have dug them before and boy was I excited. I think they are spectacular looking bottles and are unfortunately common in that color. Aside from that, they are rather old, very pretty and I only hope I can dig more of these, as they are an exciting find.
good idea to start out with. I made my first probes out of regular steel, then car springs, now i just buy the from a well known probe maker in california. I live in the bay city/ saginaw area and im willing to show you the ropes if you would be willing to drive over here. I have a good number...
you got a good deal at .50it actually has a touch of history behind it and was only around for a couple years. Unforunately the only people who collect things from Saginaw, like myself, already have a couple laying around. The company wasnt around till after 1900 so collectibility is minimal. I...
Re: RE: Detroit bottle show November 9th.
I was set up at the show. Seen Leon (hemi hampton) there. It was a SLOW day and seemed to be a low turnout. Not sure what the deal was. I think I only spent around $50.00 bucks on bottles. Slim pickins for sure.
very cool. I work in Frankenmuth and live in Munger (close to Bay City). If you are going to the Detroit show I will be set up there. A few of my Michigan bottles will be for sale. Just look for the guy in the picture if you go. Thats me.[attachment=1454677_1020072048..406_253654366_n.jpg]