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Saturday a Friend of mine invited me to try to dig some Privy's at a 1901 House he got Permission from. SO, When I get there, 2 bad signs, 2 newer additions added to back side of House & in back Corner a Big Shed, right where they typically put the Privy, I probe all around back property line & nothing, I probe up left side & nothing. Didn't wanta probe right side because he said right side had a Ceptic Tank & about a extra 2 foot of dirt added on top of whole right side & it was because it was a foot or 2 higher then neighbors yard on that side. At fence line dropped at least a foot. I probed behind addition & felt lots of crunchy glass. SO, We start digging & this is our first Bottle only like a foot down. Teal Blob, I guessed what it was before it ever got pulled out of the dirt. What's your guess? LEON.
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nobody wants to guess what it is? didn't think it was that difficult?
 

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I am stumped. So far I am loving the pictures of the awesome color blob you have uncovered. I enjoy your post.
 

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Looks like a Saratoga to me. We used to dig those at an old resort dump we dug when I was a kid...some were base embossed and some completely slick.
 

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The newbie I was digging with seemed excited & said whatcha think is it a good one & before he even fully dug it out or pulled it out I said NAH, I'm not to impressed, it looks like a common Congress Mineral Water to me. SO, Sure enough he finish's removing the dirt around it & carefully slowly removes it from it's 120 year old Tomb & slowly wipes the Dirt off it, sure enough the Bottom sez Congress Mineral Water just as I suspected & he sez Your right, how'd you know. LEON.
 

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I knew it was one of those congress blobs the second I saw the pic. Wish I had seen this thread earlier
 

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The newbie I was digging with seemed excited & said whatcha think is it a good one & before he even fully dug it out or pulled it out I said NAH, I'm not to impressed, it looks like a common Congress Mineral Water to me. SO, Sure enough he finish's removing the dirt around it & carefully slowly removes it from it's 120 year old Tomb & slowly wipes the Dirt off it, sure enough the Bottom sez Congress Mineral Water just as I suspected & he sez Your right, how'd you know. LEON.
I saw them when I was researching a saratoga I got.
 

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Well, That was the good news, it didn't really get too exciting after that, I hoped it would but didn't happen. we did find a Fruit Jar & I figured it was the usual Mason but instead it was a fine GEM, Pun intended. LEON.
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