That's some of the cork that's fallen apart over time into the water.
Is that sediment inside on the bottom or gunk on the outside?
Found this in an antique store today in Pittsburgh. Ive dug a couple that have been broken, never found an intact one while digging. I've also never seen an unopened one before with some of the label...
Some new ones today from an antique mall.
[/URL]ACV_6631 by photolitherland, on Flickr
ACV_6633 by photolitherland, on Flickr
Find of the day is this intact never opened Buffalo Lithia...
Fantastic Find! You might want to check this out from 2013 ...
This article hardly says that using rubber cement is the perfect solution. In fact it recommends not using it!
You're right. People didn't overthink things back then. My name is Curt, not Leon though.