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Those 1915 Cokes appear to be pretty rare ones. Looking in my Porters Coke Book they are listed as R+. Rare Plus. Appears they dropped the Osceola on there next Bottle the 1923 Christmas Coke.. A Rare+ 1915 Hobble Skirt could get as much as $100+. One would probably do good on ebay. Congrats. LEON.
 

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Those 1915 Cokes appear to be pretty rare ones. Looking in my Porters Coke Book they are listed as R+. Rare Plus. Appears they dropped the Osceola on there next Bottle the 1923 Christmas Coke.. A Rare+ 1915 Hobble Skirt could get as much as $100+. One would probably do good on ebay. Congrats. LEON.
Two different styles also. The older bottle is a darker green with Bville and Osceola with Ark in the center while the ones from 25 have Blytheville spelled out with Ark on the edge.
Thanks for the heads up.
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Two different styles also. The older bottle is a darker green with Bville and Osceola with Ark in the center while the ones from 25 have Blytheville spelled out with Ark on the edge.
Thanks for the heads up.
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Jealous isn't the right word, My last name is pronounced Coke not spelled that way however and I've never dug one Coke bottle yet. I've found them in the river mostly new ones, this summer I'm going yeah balls out in the river I'm going to get me some old ones. Pretty sure I'll have to go in at least knee deep in mud, now that's something I'm really looking forward to.

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Interesting, is the Bottle you call 25 a Christmas Coke or is it the actual date? LEON.
 

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Interesting, is the Bottle you call 25 a Christmas Coke or is it the actual date? LEON.
I believe its the actual date. Has the Nov 16 1915 on the bottle with root followed by 25 on the heel.
I'm guessing thats a date, but could be wrong.

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Jealous isn't the right word, My last name is pronounced Coke not spelled that way however and I've never dug one Coke bottle yet. I've found them in the river mostly new ones, this summer I'm going yeah balls out in the river I'm going to get me some old ones. Pretty sure I'll have to go in at least knee deep in mud, now that's something I'm really looking forward to.

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The probe has made a difference. You'd never know there was a bottle down there where I've been finding these.
Good luck with the quest.

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I believe its the actual date. Has the Nov 16 1915 on the bottle with root followed by 25 on the heel.
I'm guessing thats a date, but could be wrong.

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OK, Thanks for clarification. LEON.
 

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From sha.org. He has a good article on hobbleskirt coke history.
Had no idea they made 1915 cokes up to 1930.

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Slow day. Found many broken cokes, masons and such. Only these came home.
Prescription C-223 bottle, needs cleaning out,
Milk of Magnesia with Patd date Aug 21 1906,
California Fig Syrup Co,
A nice glass stopper, but no matching bottle.
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Much digging with little to show. I'm digging towards the lake following the trash zone getting deeper all the way. Lost count of the broken 1915 cokes, at least 4 E R Durkee 1877 bottles, masons and so on. Did bring home a A S Hinds Honey and Almond, Vanfleet-Mansfield Drug Co from Memphis, Charles Fletcher's Castoria, and this.
DeLaval Centrifugal Oil. From what I can tell it was a free sample form Cream separator machines.
Did find what was possibly a hutch bottom. Maybe next time.
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