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    I'll drink to that.

    Checked behind a pile of rocks and found this:

    Was surprised it was all in one piece. If it was right-side-up, water would have gotten into and busted it when it froze.

    I think it's a mid 1800's stoneware beer bottle ??

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    Awesome! I love that! It always amazes me when you find an old bottle intact.

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    That was one lucky find! The planets definitely aligned to keep it intact all these years. Does it have any writing or markings on it?
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    Elite Member Digger_O'Dell's Avatar
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    Wow, great find! Always wanted to find one of those but no such luck as yet.
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    Gotta be rare. That's a fine recovery.

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    Global Moderator OxShoeDrew's Avatar
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    Wow, and worth some bucks!

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    Beautiful bottle!
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    Administrator del's Avatar
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    love the salt glazed stone ware , its a great find Jeff .
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    Veteran Member The Rebel's Avatar
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    That's amazing it's all in 1 piece! Did you detect under it to see if the coins spilled out?
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