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  1. Hi OsiaBoyce: As I mentioned in this thread to...

    Hi OsiaBoyce: As I mentioned in this thread to another poster,
    I think we are talking about two different situations that emerge nowadays. On one hand we have your mundane white supremacists,...
  2. Harry - I think we are talking about two...

    Harry - I think we are talking about two different situations that emerge nowadays. On one hand we have your mundane white supremacists, KKK-types, largely uneducated and misinformed, who rally...
  3. To All Who Sympathize with Confederate Statues...

    To All Who Sympathize with Confederate Statues and Symbol:



    I too am a lover of history, I appreciate great deeds of valor and humanity - regardless of which sides he/she may have supported. ...
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    Keep on searching and digging Dtruex, you will...

    Keep on searching and digging Dtruex, you will soon find the mother lode of pre-1900 bottles!! One of those rare instances when a homeowner appreciates his land being "trashed!!"

    I found a huge...
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    Wish I could dig with you in Colorado, but I'm...

    Wish I could dig with you in Colorado, but I'm stuck here in Chicago! I once did some searching at an old site near Estes, found some surface bottles, but stepped on an old nail and had to visit a...
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    Hi Old Wiltshire, Thanks for the link to the...

    Hi Old Wiltshire,

    Thanks for the link to the mysterious world of Peter Woulf. Three-necked bottles are still being made, but it seems given the pontil marks and crudely applied lips, would you...
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    Hi "Old Wiltshire": Thanks for the guidance, I...

    Hi "Old Wiltshire": Thanks for the guidance, I took a look and you're absolutely right - they are Woulff bottles. I'll go from there, already asked the Smithsonian more info about where and up to...
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    I guess they had 3-nippled cows back then...!!

    I guess they had 3-nippled cows back then...!!
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    An Old Chemists Bottle? 1840-1860?

    Hi Everyone,

    I was wondering if you could help identify the 2 bottles I found at an old house sale in Chicago about 30 years ago or so. I think they're chemists bottles, but does anybody know...
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    Bring me along!!!!

    Bring me along!!!!
  11. Great finds!!! Beautiful bottles!!! Makes me...

    Great finds!!! Beautiful bottles!!! Makes me want to start digging!!!!
  12. Great finds Leon, and great techniques in finding...

    Great finds Leon, and great techniques in finding the deposit of bottles! Nice treasure, now to be preserved forever!!
  13. Nice bottles!! Part of our dietary, culinary...

    Nice bottles!! Part of our dietary, culinary history and traditions! But I thought the word "Google" was a recent invention, contrived for the search engine......
  14. Looks like a beautiful, inspiring place for a...

    Looks like a beautiful, inspiring place for a writer, long time ago, to pursue his/her craft!! Nice find!!
  15. Beautiful designs!! You don't find such...

    Beautiful designs!! You don't find such craftsmanship today!! Great find, and probably worth money (house remodeler or decorator especially)
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    I've dug up many green Piso Cure bottles in a...

    I've dug up many green Piso Cure bottles in a big, old Chicago dump (Riverview). As a great granddaughter of the founder of the company, do you have any heirlooms from the company or specifically...
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    Beautiful bottle!!! It's great that you're...

    Beautiful bottle!!! It's great that you're preserving family history!!!! I'm all for it and do it myself!!! (Though with other things than bottles) Keep it up, all the best for you! If I ever...
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    For what they're worth, these are my views.........

    For what they're worth, these are my views......

    The future of bottle collecting, or preserving material culture/history in general, can go many ways. Bottle shows, imaginative ways of involving...
  19. Do you have a metal detector? Might help finding...

    Do you have a metal detector? Might help finding a privy or household garbage dump.

    Seems like the "1930s - 1950s" dump is older than that, given the coins you found.

    It'll be an exciting...
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    A keeper, in such great condition and a figural...

    A keeper, in such great condition and a figural bottle to boot!! Great find!!
  21. The best of luck to you!! Please post what you...

    The best of luck to you!! Please post what you find!! Do you have a metal detector?
  22. Good Luck!! Probably the oldest bottles would be...

    Good Luck!! Probably the oldest bottles would be found closer to where the house stood, than farther away. After building up trash closer to the house, occupants probably had to walk further and...
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    Hi Tombstone Brick: I'd think the bottle has to...

    Hi Tombstone Brick: I'd think the bottle has to be post-1912 because New Mexico became a state in 1912. The "N.M." embossed on the bottle could mean New Mexico Territory, but I don't think so. I'm...
  24. Yes, gone are the days when one could enter a...

    Yes, gone are the days when one could enter a construction site. There were bottles found in this dump that were made from the 1860s to the early 1900s, some even had their labels still intact. ...
  25. RCO thanks for your input. If you ever find...

    RCO thanks for your input. If you ever find another such binoculars, please let me know. It would be nice to get the full history of the bottle. Actually, I'm thinking of digging under the...
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