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woods_walker

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It doesn’t have to be valuable or rare it could even have damage Im just curious to see what you guys have found for beer bottles laying on the surface. No dug bottles, surface finds only!

Here’s my favorite. Found it on the surface last fall with maybe 10 or so other aqua beers mainly from Detroit, MI all were shattered into pieces and somehow this one survived...
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I don't think to many people are fortunate enough to find intact PrePro (pre 1919) beer bottles on the surface. I know I don't. I find mine Buried. Here's one of my Favorite Buried Beer Bottle. If it's OK to cheat a little? LEON.
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hmm, I did find a Banner just like that on the surface in downtown Flint after the Flint Bottle show about 3 years ago, It was damaged so I left it & didn't get a Pic. LEON.
 

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hmm, I did find a Banner just like that on the surface in downtown Flint after the Flint Bottle show about 3 years ago, It was damaged so I left it & didn't get a Pic. LEON.

Nice bottle I guess dug bottles are ok to. Would like to see a few more pics posted so that’s fine! It’s funny you shared a kling bottle Leon there was actually a much newer kling busted up and laying next to the banner. It simply had kling embossed on the shoulder nice aqua pre pro beer I would love to find.


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I've literally found 1000's of modern beer bottles lying on the surface here , before cans became more popular , like literally every road and park here would be full of them , I used to go for a bike ride along the road I live on and fill a bag with them ( there is a 10 cent deposit on them here so it was a way to make a little money and clean up the road ) , now if you did that you'd only find cans and maybe like 1 or 2 glass bottles

I find beer bottles from the 60's/ 70's and 80's all the time , they used to use stubby bottles and green glass bottles here , all had paper labels so all that's left now is the bottle

haven't really found anything old on the surface ( too many plants and tree growth here ) , if your talking like pre 1920's era , sometimes find older ones when swimming though
 

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I have a couple. The oldest being an old Jacob Ruppert from ny. Alot of history also.
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I have an Ebling fron ny. I like the embossing.
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I have an old F&M Schaefer ny
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a David mayer of ny 12 1/2 oz
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last is a hudson county consumers Br'g co. From west hoboken it is no longer called west hoboken it is union city. Also 13 oz. Weird amount.
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I've literally found 1000's of modern beer bottles lying on the surface here , before cans became more popular , like literally every road and park here would be full of them , I used to go for a bike ride along the road I live on and fill a bag with them ( there is a 10 cent deposit on them here so it was a way to make a little money and clean up the road ) , now if you did that you'd only find cans and maybe like 1 or 2 glass bottles

I find beer bottles from the 60's/ 70's and 80's all the time , they used to use stubby bottles and green glass bottles here , all had paper labels so all that's left now is the bottle

haven't really found anything old on the surface ( too many plants and tree growth here ) , if your talking like pre 1920's era , sometimes find older ones when swimming though

Show off the ones you found swimming then would love to see them!


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I have a couple. The oldest being an old Jacob Ruppert from ny. Alot of history also.View attachment 203512View attachment 203513 I have an Ebling fron ny. I like the embossing. View attachment 203514View attachment 203515 I have an old F&M Schaefer ny View attachment 203516 a David mayer of ny 12 1/2 ozView attachment 203517 last is a hudson county consumers Br'g co. From west hoboken it is no longer called west hoboken it is union city. Also 13 oz. Weird amount.View attachment 203518View attachment 203519

Nice ones! That 13oz is pretty cool I don’t think that’s a common size but I could be wrong


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Show off the ones you found swimming then would love to see them!


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I don't really have pictures of the modern ones but being Canada , you can imagine beer brands like - Molson Canadian , Labatt's , are pretty common here. if I had even saved just 1 example of each , would literally have 1000's of beer bottles in the garage going back to the early 90's

is also US brands like Coors , Bud light , Miller etc


the ones I found swimming weren't rare , mostly common , some were light blue 40's or 50's era US bottles
 

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