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My pup dug this bottle up in our back yard. I haven’t been able to find out much about it and was hoping someone here might be able to help. Patent 1876. Any ideas on history or how much it might be worth?
 

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That's a nice find, maybe you have a dump in your backyard? I'd look for more Bottles. LEON.
 

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My pup dug this bottle up in our back yard. I haven’t been able to find out much about it and was hoping someone here might be able to help. Patent 1876. Any ideas on history or how much it might be worth?
It is a product for blacking wood stoves and such to keep them looking nice. Shoes too.
 

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That's a nice find, maybe you have a dump in your backyard? I'd look for more Bottles. LEON.
I’m not far from a river. I think the river was wider a long time ago. The dirt is very sandy. I’ve found a ton of broken glass. You can tell a lot of it is old. Unfortunately, just this one other bottle.
 

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I’m not far from a river. I think the river was wider a long time ago. The dirt is very sandy. I’ve found a ton of broken glass. You can tell a lot of it is old. Unfortunately, just this one other bottle.
This one is much newer. I've found these in 1950s-1970s sites; I believe it was a pill bottle.
 

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I’m not far from a river. I think the river was wider a long time ago. The dirt is very sandy. I’ve found a ton of broken glass. You can tell a lot of it is old. Unfortunately, just this one other bottle.
River banks were common places to dump trash back in the day. You might have a lot more bottles buried if you dig deeper down, although it's also possible they were deposited there during a flood (in which case there probably is a dump nearby but not necessarily on your property).
 

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