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    its tough to recover items from a moving river ,...

    its tough to recover items from a moving river , if there is little to no current , it be relatively safe to scuba dive or snorkel in the area where the bottles are .

    but without being familiar...
  2. the embossed arctic is definitely not from 1908 ,...

    the embossed arctic is definitely not from 1908 , that style wasn't used until the 20's / 30's , my guess would be its from the 40's era , could of even been using it into the early 50's , but for...
  3. I've seen most of those bottles before online...

    I've seen most of those bottles before online even though I'm not from Manitoba . don't think the acl arctic would be easy to find , would imagine less survived than the embossed bottle
  4. seems to be lots of stuff there , often when...

    seems to be lots of stuff there , often when bottles are in the river for a long time, the acl's are mostly ruined although I've found the odd location where they weren't . and can get damaged by...
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    went back to the same spot but did not find...

    went back to the same spot but did not find anything else except for a no deposit diet pepsi bottle , no sign of anything else ,

    swim conditions weren't ideal but didn't appear to be anything else...
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    broken hutch bottle found when swimming

    I found this bottle near a dock when swimming the other day . it was semi hidden in some sand , obviously been there for some time .

    it would appear to be a " Clark Bros - Toronto " hutch bottle...
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    found another old coin , however this one was not...

    found another old coin , however this one was not found when swimming or with magnet . actually I can thank Canadianbottles for this one .

    I recall you mentioned to check the rejects at coin...
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    I found this Hinds bottle swimming a couple years...

    I found this Hinds bottle swimming a couple years ago , is a picture of a complete one I have as well . want to say that it was found with or nearby 30's era bottles

    the company name on the...
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    Orillia is a small area so not a lot of people...

    Orillia is a small area so not a lot of people would encounter Orillia bottles in the wild , some Hinds bottles show up at the Toronto bottle show but I've never seen anything similar to this one...
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    Hinds Beverages Orillia embossed bottle

    I ran across this bottle on the weekend , found it at a street market , vendor there has bottles and I've known him for years . but never knew he had this bottle , in fact don't recall ever seeing it...
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    I'm sure there is stuff out there , an underwater...

    I'm sure there is stuff out there , an underwater metal detector would likely find them , but either way not that easy to find small items underwater

    did find one location that is loaded with...
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    found a couple old Canadian coins in the lake

    I've actually been having more luck finding coins lately than bottles , I recently started using a metal magnet and checking a lot of the same locations I went swimming for bottles in the past .
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  13. i have found other bottles nearby in that same...

    i have found other bottles nearby in that same general area , a couple years ago I found a henry wampole ( Perth Ontario ) corked bottle in the same area

    but its not an area loaded with bottles ,...
  14. Hood's Sarsaparilla aqua bottle found swimming

    I found this bottle when swimming in the muskoka lakes area the other day , swimming around and saw in on the bottom , couldn't tell exactly what the bottle was but pretty sure it was an old one...
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    found a pair of 7 up coffee mugs

    found these on the weekend , at the dump in the re use building , in a box of yard sale items which didn't sell ( price tag on bottom was for $4 for the pair )


    I don't really know much about...
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    I don't think anyone would fake a 7 up bottle...

    I don't think anyone would fake a 7 up bottle from that era , there not worth enough money for it to make any sense in doing , if it says its from Puerto Rico it more than likely is
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    Philippines makes sense as there would of been a...

    Philippines makes sense as there would of been a strong American presence there ( military possibly ? ) , so a brand like 7 up would of been marketed to the large American population
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    the Caribbean area would seem like a good place...

    the Caribbean area would seem like a good place to start, geographically close the the US . and a lot of the people traveling to those places would of been US/ Canadian tourists familiar with major...
  19. Canadian version ? same as this bottle or a...

    Canadian version ? same as this bottle or a bottle by the soo bottling works name ?


    I've only seen this bottle once before and that was a picture posted online , don't really know much about it...
  20. Soo Bottling Works - Sault Ste Marie Michigan soda bottle

    there was a small antique show on the weekend here , checked it out for a bit . nice weather hardly anyone there this year other than the vendors .

    not many bottles but one vendor had some bottles...
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    usually there is books about those old steamers ,...

    usually there is books about those old steamers , in Canada there is a fair number and usually if you find the right book you can look up specific vessels and read about there history

    so if there...
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    if there stamped as being from the steamer C E...

    if there stamped as being from the steamer C E Hillman it would certainly seem to be the case that they came from an old steamer .

    were you able to find anything else about the history of it ? how...
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    I don't really come across a lot of those...

    I don't really come across a lot of those cardboard containers , so to find 33 at once is a find

    do have a couple of those 7 up cans , think there from the late 70's / early 80's as they have...
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    neat bottle , we have lots of aqua soda water...

    neat bottle , we have lots of aqua soda water bottles like that here , perhaps the colour of this bottle is slightly bluer than others which are more aqua
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    neat bottle , most of those smaller bottlers its...

    neat bottle , most of those smaller bottlers its pretty hard to find much on the company by now , sometimes there might be local history books which mention such bottlers but often pretty hard to...
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