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    RE: bottles are worth less now?

    Bottle prices have gone nuts in Australia for the past couple of years and getting higher all the time, there has been a few that have dropped over the years (mostly middle of the road items) for...
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    RE: Bottle digging ethics?

    It can be hard to find decent people to get out and dig with, if you dig with as many people as you can and weed out the untrustworthy and those you just plain don't like in time you will form a...
  3. Thread: Torpedo Bottle

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    RE: Torpedo Bottle

    The Torpedos with "K" on the base are from the Kilner Brothers Glass works in England, they are pretty common finds in Australia and the UK but probably not so easy to get in the US.

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  4. Thread: Pricing websites

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    RE: Pricing websites

    May not be much use to you as this site is Australian found bottles but Bottleguide if the biggest and best price guide to Aussie bottles out there online or printed,
    It's AU$33 a year but gets...
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    RE: Aussie Bottle collection stolen, 19 Nov 2004

    That is a rare bottle but not one of the ones stolen, I know who that seller is and they are OK.

    Thanks for keeping an eye out, I know this reply is a bit late but I kind of missed your reply...
  6. Thread: Case Gin pics

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    RE: Case Gin pics

    Great bottles the old case gins [:D] , one of the few that seemingly can be found in any country in the world too.
  7. Thread: hey IRISH

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    RE: hey IRISH

    Shifting tons of dirt and clay, I'll show you what I got when I take some photo's on the weekend [;)] .
  8. Thread: RIP

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    RE: RIP

    R.I.P. Steve Irwin.

    Nothing inappropriate in the photo's here, that was his job and passion so nothing wrong with a photo of a croc.
    I've never watched his shows so can't comment on them but...
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    RE: Aussie Bottle collection stolen, 19 Nov 2004

    Not much,
    They will not get away with it though is all I can say.
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    RE: Harrison, Fitzroy Bottles

    You called? [:D]

    I'm back.
    Nice torpedo, has it got a little C.S. Co (Cannington Shaw) or the like near the base? I bought one the other day and it's got that and I'm sure the usual one is...
  11. Thread: Few latest finds

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    RE: Few latest finds

    This is the other side of the ink showing the Pottery stamp and the pouring spout. That hairline looks worse in the photo, it's hardly noticeable in the flesh. It stands ten inches high.

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  12. Thread: Few latest finds

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    Few latest finds

    Got a few the other day, I took these photo's today and will photograph and post the rest on the weekend.

    This is a Field ink with a J. Bourne potters stamp on the other side and a John...
  13. Thread: Nice Ginger Ale

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    RE: Nice Ginger Ale

    Photo of the back embossing, Rowlands / late / Rowlands & Lewis / Ballarat / Melbourne / Ginger ale etc.

    https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/90/1DDACBCDA69841EA845CCEFE37B77F00.jpg
  14. Thread: Nice Ginger Ale

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    Nice Ginger Ale

    Got this Rowlands Ginger Ale blob top corker a little while ago, it's got the farmer and miner (plus coat of arms etc.) trade mark that Rowlands is famous for and loads of embossing on the back.
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    Got a few Chemists

    Got a few nice ice blue chemists the other day, I've never seen the big one before, still can't get that crud out though.

    L to R, H. Francis Melbourne with "English made bottle" on base, ...
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    RE: Harrison, Fitzroy Bottles

    One of the common soda syphons, I've got a rare one but stuffed up the photo, will take more tomorrow and post them up.

    https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/90/Kh17668.jpg
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    RE: Harrison, Fitzroy Bottles

    The Lamont and machine made internal thread (mono on one side, R.HARRISON / FITZROY on the other).

    https://www.antique-bottles.net/upfiles/90/Nl28494.jpg
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    Harrison, Fitzroy Bottles

    Finally got to taking a few photo's for Willman (and the rest of you [:D] ) to look at.

    This is a group of the Codd variations other than the usual Dobson patent (there are probably more than 15...
  19. RE: does anyone know anything about 32oz australian ginger beers?

    Nice bottles Willman. I've got about 8 Harrison Codd's but still missing a few of the really common ones (13 ounce Dobsons from M.G.B.Co. and Kilner in both colours) I'll take a photo of my whole...
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    RE: Miscellaneous stuff...

    Some interesting bit's, it's great all the knick knacks you can dig up.
    Do you detect or are they dug bit's?
  21. RE: does anyone know anything about 32oz australian ginger beers?

    Hey Cap's,
    There are many hundreds of different styles of Codd and at least five or six thousand variations from Australia if not many many more.

    I'm doing my best to get them all [;)]...
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    RE: Any Australian poison collectors?

    Thanks Steve and Jim [:D] , welcome to the forum too Steve.

    I'm starting to get a few coloured chemists together now, need a few of the Aussie cobalt pictorials though [:D] (or green, amber,...
  23. RE: does anyone know anything about 32oz australian ginger beers?

    This one I think is the nicest looking one, a bulb codd made by M.G.B.W.Co, I think these also come with Kilner Bros on them. Found this one about a week after I decided to collect a set of...
  24. RE: does anyone know anything about 32oz australian ginger beers?

    You have a fair range of there bottles then, I presume the Codd's are all dobson's? (as the 7 and 26 ouncers only come in Dobson) the three sizes come in Amethyst too.

    A few I can add to your...
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    RE: your oldest bottle

    They are indeed, they are from pre-Goldrush station sites, both creek finds.
    The pickle has a 1846 British rego diamond on the base, tried to get a photo of the base but could not get it clear...
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