I've been intrigued by these for years especially since I had never recovered one in 30 years of digging, diving and detecting.
Looks like I found a winner from 1875, too bad is what not whole, really would've made my day. It is a Cherry Toothpaste.
These Gosnells lids are unfortunately generally very common world wide and worth around $30 in good condition, These have a great pictorial . Your part lid would date to around 1880 and the blue one pictured could go back to the late 1860,s
I was taking a nature walk and found my first two bottles. I have no knowledge of identifying bottles or even attempting to date them. I was hoping someone would be able to identify and possibly...
I collect canning/fruit jars and recently became interested in the Flaccus jars. Looking for mostly colored, either steers head or stag. Also would be preferred to have correct lids. Any help would...
My thinkin too! Gotta start somewhere! lol
Oh dang! I saw that the site auto saved it at the bottom, but I didn't see that til I already pressed post quick reply. Double poop.
Typed awhile on here and lost it all. I know, type it then cut and paste. Shoot.
Coming tomorrow. A story about how I tried to recover a sailboat mast lost in 100 feet of water . . .
I'm going to start a new thread here because I think I can tell a bunch of these stories and I'm hoping other divers will have some as well.
This thread kind of started after my 'clay beer spot'...
May not be that old, but it makes a really cool display piece.