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  1. PlaneDiggerCam

    Bottles from the Somers CT show

    Got some nice bottles while attending the Somers CT Bottle Show! Left to Right: E.M. Ferry Essex, Conn. Blob, J.S. Birden & Co. Hartford mustard jar?, Chas. H. Rose Pharmacist Manchester, Conn. (W/ rose pictoral), The property of McNulty & Murphy Druggists Middletown, Conn. Aqua druggist...
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    Railway dump and a short river hunt.

    Hello all! Here are some of my finds from some recent adventures... I stumbled across what I believe to be an old railway dump. Unfortunately it isn't very old, it barely gets to the early 1900s. However I found some good bottles and will be going back in search of local milks as this dump is...
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    YouTube Channel Announcement

    After reading many posts on here about YouTube, I figured I'd reveal that I too have a channel. My channel: PlaneDiggerCam displays my many digging adventures. If you get a chance please check it out and subscribe, thanks!
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    Farm Dump Permission: Sodas, druggists, and more!

    Here are some more finds from my friend's 1920s farm dump. Back from Left to Right: Ball Ideal, Havens Bottling Works Westerly, R.I. quart crown, Sunlight Bleach Sunlight Chemical Corp. Phillipsdale R.I. , The Lee & Osgood Co. , and a Atwoods Bitters. Front from Left to Right: Purple glass...
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    Diamond Glass Co. Advertising pad

    I got this calendar pad at a R.I. antique store for a low price. It is for the Diamond Glass Co. Of Royersford, PA. I thought it was a nice piece of glassmaking history. Does anyone know how many of these exsist? Thanks, PlaneDiggerCam
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    A glimpse into my collection (1) "The Wall"

    Here I am displaying my collection so far for your entertainment. This collection started when I first started out in mid-2015 and is still growing. Here is what I call "The Wall" Here are some noteworthy sections of "The Wall" My crates, all of which are special. The Waterford, CT one is...
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    1 hour dig produces goodies

    I went back to my friends farm dump permission for an hour and came up with a nice haul. I also found some cone top beers that I will be sending to Leon aka hemihampton. Here are the finds: Back Left to right: A&P bottle, -Atlas- Mason's Patent, New London, Conn Pat. D Hobbelskirt, and a...
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    Druid Oil (misspelled OLL), is it rare?

    I got this at a local antique store. It says Druid OLL (oil) Rheumatism 50 cents. I know it is from Baltimore and that it is supposed to day Druid Oil. Does anyone know about its rarity or value? I hope that I got a good deal. Thanks, PlaneDiggerCam
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    Huge bottle top

    How old is this top? Does it go to a demijohn? Thanks, PlaneDiggerCam
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    Julep bottle initials HELP!

    Found this 1920s Julep Soda bottle. It has the bottlers initials, but no town. This bottle was dug in Southeastern, CT. Has anyone seen a bottle with the initials O.A. before, even if it is not a Julep bottle? Sometimes bottlers embossed the same initials on all their bottles. I really need...
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    Some questions on older bottle dumps.

    Do older dumps tend to be more sparse than newer ones as far as bottles go? I have a dump that ranges from the 1860s to the 1880s and has very few bottles about 1 bottle per every 2 square foot. There is lots of ash and I did find a hinge mold base. Also found a 1840s Jackson Victory button...
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    Yard Sales do not disappoint! Blobs and sodas!

    When I can't dig, I usually put around yard sales and antique stores for good deals on bottles. Usually it is hit or miss, but this time it was definitely hit for me! After getting many bad sales a sale that said it had bottles came up. When I got there I got excited. A collector was letting go...
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    Social Security Card and More! Searching for bottles on a 1920s farm (part 3)

    Went digging with my friend at his property yesterday. It was going pretty well but then some outstanding non-bottle finds came out of the hole. Here are the finds: 1930s social security card (I blocked the number) I will try to look up the owners. 1910s Ford Model T valve stem covers...
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    Found some nice fruit jars! Searching for bottles at a 1920s era farm (part 2)

    After searching for hours I didn't find any dump. Before I was about to leave I followed a rock wall that led to a bottle dump alongside it, which continued for as far as I could see! Here are the finds from that dump today! I will definitely be going back, we have only just begun! Back (left...
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    Searching for bottles near an 1920s era farm

    A friend of mine gave me permission to search his grandmother's property tommorrow! His house isn't very old (1970s) but the woods behind the property is part of a farm that operated in the 1920s! I looked on google maps and you can even see an old truck in the woods! Can't wait to see what this...
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    Battle of the Common Cobalts: Vick's vs. Bromo

    I have always wondered which cobalt is most commonly found. For me I tend to find more Vick's cobalt bottles than Bromo Seltzer bottles in my area (although not by much :p). Feel Free to reply which Cobalt you find more of: Vick's or Bromo. It would be interesting to see which Common Cobalt is...
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    Honey amber monogrammed bottles. Local druggist?

    Found these while digging today and I need help to idenify them. One still has the cork. They are BIM and have only the monogram embossed. What is this company? Has anyone seen this bottle before? Some images: Thanks, PlaneDiggerCam
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    WTB Bottles from Mystic, Old Mystic, Groton, and Noank

    Looking to buy these bottles from these towns below. PM me if you have any that you would like to sell. Mystic: Medicines: Starr Brothers - Mystic, Conn H.N Wheeler Druggist (or Pharmacist) - Mystic River, Conn. J. Gray & Sons - Mystic Bridge, Conn. Waterman's Pharmacy - Mystic Bridge, Conn...
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    T Davids & Co. Patd Nov. 7th 76 Ink

    Just dug this beauty today. It is embossed T Davids & Co. Patd Nov. 7th 76 and is aqua. My question is what is the value of this ink bottle and what is the term for its shape? Thanks, PlaneDiggerCam
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    How to clean poison jar safely. HELP

    While exploring today I found a small spot that yielded a bowker pyrox poison Jar! Unfortunately it looks like it still has the contents? How do I go about cleaning the jar and disposing of the contents safely? Here is a picture of the stuff I am talking about... Any ideas about how to...

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