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  1. I am in Winston. Would love to!

    I am in Winston. Would love to!
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    When I found it, it was about a foot or two deep....

    When I found it, it was about a foot or two deep. Like maybe it had sunken in. I metal detected around it and found some cast iron. I dug down probably another two feet but just rocks and more hard...
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    Awesome! Thank you very much! I have dug some...

    Awesome! Thank you very much!
    I have dug some but the bottles kinda come out at random.
    So many rocks in that area its a pain.
    There is a big hole there not far from an old foundation, could be a...
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    Age of Shards? Pontil?

    I found these on the surface yseterday of an area that has produced bottles from the early 1900's.
    Anyone have a rough age estimate of these shards?
    Does any one know what type of bottle the shard...
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    Help with bottle

    I found this bottle the other day.
    It says Bottle Made in Germany on the bottom with 2 rings and the number 20.
    Anyone have any idea what it once held?
    Thanks!
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    Re: Help on Big Green Bottle Age

    It's about 15 inches tall with no embossing.
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    Re: Help on Big Green Bottle Age

    I do feel the lip difference on the inside of the lip. And I think I see a faint pontil mark on the bottom. No seams on it at all.
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    Re: Help on Big Green Bottle Age

    A few more
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    Help on Big Green Bottle Age

    I found this digging around an old abandon house in the woods.It's quite large and has a applied lip? Or am I wrong about that?Anyone have any knowledge to age and use?Thanks, Aaron
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    Usuing Maps to find old dumps

    I have heard of people using Sanborn and EPA Maps to find and locate old town dumps etc. Anyone ever have any luck with this or know how to go about it?
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    Re: Virginia Brewing Company Bottles

    No beer cans yet, and thanks for the info Sunrunner!
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    Re: Virginia Brewing Company Bottles

    Make that the 4 clear ones has a seam that tapers off before the head and the green one the seam goes all the way up.
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    Virginia Brewing Company Bottles

    I found these 5 bottles towards the back end of a 50's dump.They say Virginia Brewing CO. Roanoke Virginia Registered.They have little bubbles in the glass and one has the seam stop at the head and...
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    Re: Age of Pepsi Bottle?

    Very interesting, thanks guys. Any idea to value? Could it have been on of those Orange Crush Pepsi Bottles?
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    Re: Age of Pepsi Bottle?

    No embossing on the shoulder. Thanks for the information iggyworf!
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    Age of Pepsi Bottle?

    My grandmother gave me this bottle for Christmas and I was curious as to its age.Bottom says Pepsi-Cola Co. Winston SalemThere are a few numbers but they are worn away. Thanks!
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    Re: When do you stop digging?

    Not digging, had cracked my finger nail lol.The stone thing is actually ceramic I think, not sure though. Neat little ship.And that's a button, military?I also found a Blue Bell token but it is...
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    Re: When do you stop digging?

    I went back to the site today and starting poking around some ravines.I found some rust and glass and started to dig. I found some older stuff. But once again it didn't go very deep and little popped...
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    Re: When do you stop digging?

    Leon,There were a few beer cans down there, but they were rusty as heck.Some were legible though.
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    Re: Was this a veterinary bottle?

    I'd say baby bottle.
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    Re: When do you stop digging?

    Thanks, MitchI have walked around in that area but haven't found another. Lots of ravines though,hard to see this time of year with all the leaves.It's a very small stretch of woods. All that land...
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    When do you stop digging?

    I recently found an old home site on a map dating from the 1920s. The house stood till about the 1960s.I found a big trash pit near it in the woods. I started digging and all I am finding is 1950s...
  23. Thread: Dump Help!

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    Re: Dump Help!

    Update:I went back to this site today and dug some more, found some fruit jars and a nice old flask. I also found out that an old farm house used to sit right in front of where I was digging. Found...
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    by Cherokee23
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    Dump Help!

    I recently came across this area at the top of a wooded hill side. I found some old rusty metal and a few pieces of broken glass. I started to scratch around and found pieces to several old milk...
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    Question on 1800's home.

    I have the general location of an old home built around 1800. It is no longer standing. Just curious if they would have had a privy that long ago or how would they have disposed of things? Just...
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