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    Get well Coldwater Diver...

    Just a shout out to my good friend Kevin "Cold Water Diver" He was hospitalized for over a week for some serious abdominal surgery and now he is recuperating at home. Just wanted to say get well soon! I'm sure he would love to hear from some of his favorite forum members. I'll call you this...
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    What's your oldest find?

    After watching the Mudlarking" video posted by Red Ginger, where diggers are finding ancient items (some 2,000 years old) I was wondering what some of our oldest finds have been....[8|] Mine was an Iberian Olive Jar. It was found in New Hampshire in 55' of water. It is decorated with what...
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    Where the heck is Sheldonville Mss?

    Found this bottle last fall... It reads: Dr Miller's Soothing & Healing Balsam Sheldonville Mss Where the hell is that? [:-] Anybody have any info on this one? Bear with me I been up late trying to get some good photos with my old camera...[&o]
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    All I saw at first...

    When everything underwater is covered by the same algae, muscle shells or barnacle growth, sometimes it is difficult to tell what you're looking at.[:-] I must have passed over this bottle before, but I caught a glimpse of a flared lip and then dug it out.[:o] The bottle was 80% buried, but I...
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    Big Bug...

    Every once in a while I stumble onto some other "keepers" not all of them are glass...[8D][8D][8D] Bet you "land lubber" digger types don't see this in your hole too often. Wouldn't fit in the pot... barely fit on the grill... HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY, Wayne
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    Still can't figure this one...

    I believe I posted these pics several years ago (2005) and I still can not figure out what on earth this is...I'll dig it out and get some new photos of it. I found it with other bottles from the late 1790's to the mid 1800's...[:-] Any info would be appreciated.
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    Mrs Hacker's salve...

    Found this one over the summer... Mrs Hacker's Salve. You can't see it in the photo, but the apostrophe S had to be put above the "r" in Hacker's because the name was too long. I couldn't find it in any of the bottle books I have. Thought maybe some of you guys might have a clue about the...
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    Bottle diving with my son...

    Hi all... Just came across some photos taken late this summer of a bottle dive with my oldest son, Ryan. We borrowed a boat and checked out a new area. Found a few things...[;)] The area shows some promise and here is a sample of what was discovered...
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    To clean... before & after

    Hey Rhona... I just pulled the barnacle encrusted flask out of the "soup" and here are the before & after photos... Before...[:'(]
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    To clean or Not to clean...

    Found this one a couple of months ago. All of the barnacles died and I had forgotten about the bottle being outside in the garage... whoops...[:'(] Anyway, it's outside now and it doesn't smell all that bad, not to me anyway. The wife says clean it or throw it away... Hmmmm...[&:]
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    X-mas display case...

    Well, I finally got a nice display case to start showing some of my bottles. My wife got it for me for Christmas and now, I have been taking some bottles out of the boxes and putting them into the case. [:)] I used to have them all over the place, on shelves, over the top of the kitchen...
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    Capers before/after

    Found this Gulden's Capers bottle a while back in freshwater. It was heavily stained with rust and river scum. [>:] Sent it out to a gal I met at the bottle show and she did a nice job on it. [:)] Here are the "Before & After" photos. [;)] Any idea on value? Is this the for runner of...
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    Historical flasks found...

    He everybody... I know I've posted individual photos of these flasks before, but not a group photo. These flasks were all found in the same general vicinity. The double Eagle and the 1/2 pint Cornucopia were found about 15 to 20 feet apart, but the Eagle was found three years ago and the...
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    Guess what I found...

    I did get out once this year for about 20 minutes and found this bottle next to where I was working. Just found it a few weeks ago. Know what it is?[;)]
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    I've missed y'all...

    Hi everybody... I've missed you all and I'm hear to say hello and to try to get back into the swing of things. After my total shoulder replacement surgery earlier this year, I fell really far behind in work, took a couple of months to refinance the house, had my daughter and her boyfriend...
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    Treasure Expo Aug 18

    Hellow all... I wanted to share this information with you about an upcoming "Treasure Expo" that is scheduled in Coco Beach, Florida on Aug 18th and 19th. I recently joined the Treasurenet Forum and one of their members has put together an Expo that will be open to the public at the Holiday...
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    Treasurenet forum...

    Hey Gang... I recently joined the Treasurenet Forum. This is a forum, primarily for metal detecting, treasure hunting, relic hunting, etc, but they do have a section for "bottles and glass" I am in the water finding a lot of different things, and that is whey I joined it, but the bottle...
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    Happy birthday EP...

    Hey epgorge... Hope you have a happy birthday!![:)] It was great to meet you at the bottle show on Sunday and I will take you up on your offer to come out and visit... dig... dive some of your local hotspots. Hope you have a super day... Wayne
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    Top "ten" from NH show...

    Hey everyone, just a few more pics from the show on Sunday... We all had a good time and it was a great start for the "Diggin & Diving" season...[:)]
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    Only a year ago...

    It was only just a year ago that we were getting ready for the New England Bottle Show and with the 2007 show coming up this weekend (Sunday , April 1st) I thought it would be appropriate to remind everyone how much fun we had.[:)] The weather was nice... the beer was cold... and our...

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