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  1. UnderMiner

    Stoneware Jug of H. C. Bohack

    I dug up fragments of this stoneware jug and pieced them back together. The jug is incomplete but has a fascinating history. It was made for H. C. Bohack Co. which was a family owned chain of grocery stores founded in 1887 by German immigrant Henry Christian Bohack. Henry C. Bohack: Bohack...
  2. 1 Gallon Ovoid Jug

    1 Gallon Ovoid Jug

    This is an unstamped ovoid jug with a cobalt blue decoration at the base of the handle. Made in mid-19th century.
  3. J. Fisher Beehive Jug

    J. Fisher Beehive Jug

    This is from the late 19th century and was made by Jacob Fisher, in Lyons, NY. This particular example is very overglazed.
  4. 2 Gallon Ovoid Jug

    2 Gallon Ovoid Jug

    Unstamped with a cobalt blue Tulip and "2". Dates to mid 19th century. I speculate it's either from New York or possibly Ohio.
  5. 1 Pt. Stoneware Whiskey Jug

    1 Pt. Stoneware Whiskey Jug

    This is a 1 Pt. whiskey jug I excavated from a prohibition-era dump on June 16th 2023.
  6. UnderMiner

    1 Pt. Stoneware Jugs, Clay Pipe, Clay Marbles, etc. (June 15th 2023)

    Scored a number of firsts today down at the 1924-capped landfill. Found my first complete 1 Pt. whiskey jug and then a second even nicer 1 Pt. whiskey jug. Found my first 19th century clay pipe bowl fragment, stamped: "Dublin Pipe No. 1". Scored this huge clay marble, a shooter, as well...
  7. UnderMiner

    Mason Jar Full of Old Paper Milk Covers

    Someone in my neighborhood put this old jar to the curb after doing spring cleaning. When I looked closely I saw it was full of old paper milk bottle covers! Judging from the four digit phone numbers I'm guessing some are close to 100 years old! So cool!
  8. One Gallon Stoneware Jug

    One Gallon Stoneware Jug

    An unmarked one gallon stoneware jug from a 1924-capped landfill. (Excavated April 26th 2023)
  9. McCoy 5 Gallon Stoneware Jug

    McCoy 5 Gallon Stoneware Jug

    This is a 5 gallon stoneware jug made by the McCoy Sanitary Stoneware Company some time in the 1920's-1930's. It is very large.
  10. 1 Gallon Stoneware Jug

    1 Gallon Stoneware Jug

    This is a jug I reconstructed from fragments. I couldn't find all of the pieces so the jug is incomplete, it was good practice though! Maybe one day I'll fill in the holes with plaster. :D
  11. UnderMiner

    Jug, Blob, Med, Key, etc.

    The best of today's finds: Finds include: 1. Parker's Hair Balsam 2. Peer-Amid Re Umberto 3. Fred Schierenbeck Bottling Co. 403-405 East 101 Street. 4. One Gallon Stoneware Jug 5. A little whiskey sampler 6. Brass key Don't get too jealous just yet, the jug is not complete. It was the last...
  12. One Gallon Jug and Two Blob Beers

    One Gallon Jug and Two Blob Beers

    Finds include: 1. The John Eichler Brewing Co. (Clear variant). 2. A. Hüpfel's Son's of 161st St. & 3rd Ave. 3. A full gallon stoneware jug, probably for whiskey, unmarked.
  13. Vitreous Stone Bottle

    Vitreous Stone Bottle

    This is a 32oz stoneware ink bottle with a rolled rubber stopper. It was produced for J. Bourne & Son, and P. & J. Arnold, near Derby, London, Great Britian. It dates from about 1890-1910.
  14. Whiskey Jug

    Whiskey Jug

    A collection of 1910's-era finds from one of my digs. Included are a stoneware whiskey jug, Dundee Marmalade jar, and a tooled blob glass beer bottle.
  15. PorkDaSnork


    just a goofy question. Are old moonshine jugs worth anything?
  16. emeyetee

    G.brandy English crock ? Can anyone drop some knowledge here?

    English I believe, but I can't find anything with the "g" part
  17. C

    Looking to buy gallon bottles with glass rings. Any state, any dairy.

    Always looking to add gallon bottles from any state, any dairy (either wide mouth or narrow) with the glass rings for the handles. Please email me at cherapaca@windstream.net or text me at 830-285-1452. Thanks, Cathy

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