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Van

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Jan 5, 2020
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I’m very curious about finding bottles along a river, how do you go about doing that or what is it that makes you stop at some point and start digging? I just moved to Arkansas and live along the White river and I never even thought of that, I’m almost excited at the prospect.
 

photolith

Well-Known Member
Nov 4, 2019
118
28
Pittsburgh
Just picked up this one today, my most expensive bitters by far. No more buying bottles for months now, gotta go back to my dump to dig up more in the meantime.

s-l1600-15 by photolitherland, on Flickr

s-l1600-13 by photolitherland, on Flickr

s-l1600-14 by photolitherland, on Flickr

Also, here are some trading cards from the past few months, I have all the corresponding bottles to these cards as well.

Untitled by photolitherland, on Flickr

Untitled by photolitherland, on Flickr

Untitled by photolitherland, on Flickr

The reverse to the last card image.

Untitled by photolitherland, on Flickr

Also two inks I've dug in the past few months at my spot in WV. The first is a nice 1860's or so perfect umbrella pontiled ink rolled top that cleaned up beautifully.

Untitled by photolitherland, on Flickr

Untitled by photolitherland, on Flickr

And the second is the tiniest little cracked top (most likely originating from England) ink, that dates to about 1910-20 at the same spot.

Untitled by photolitherland, on Flickr

Untitled by photolitherland, on Flickr
 
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Patagoniandigger

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Jan 16, 2020
235
28
Far away South: Argentina
I recognize some bottles in this staff. I've got a bottle like the labeled ink on front quick drying ink (stamps) I wonna know the base if possible and the label. My one has a strange symbol embossed.
I see a square one with vertical lines is it an inkwel as well? The similar I've got has embossed Lyons on the base.
Last one far right might be "Muro".
 

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