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Does anyone on here do any real treasure hunting?


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#1 Arob

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Posted 14 August 2011 - 04:54 PM

Hello I am A Rob in Toronto

I dig up antique bottles for forgotten history

I'm still polishing this Dumpdiggers post,

Antique Glass Bottles Found Under Southcore Financial Centre & Delta Hotel Toronto, The Story of Rees' Wharf

I'm still looking for a photo of Dr William Rees 1800 - 1874 can anyone on here help?

My focus is on treasure - the valuable antique glass bottles that were liberated from the ground by excavators,
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This Wm Robertson tan color ginger beer bottle is now the property of a famous Toronto bed and breakfast that has a unique display of early Tornoto and area stoneware ginger beer bottles
The Pilgrim soda and Commercial Ink Co London Ontario bottles are by far the nicest specimens found.

However it turns out that there was another gem, this Brayn Bros Lager Beer bottle is really rare and
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Edited by Arob, 06 December 2011 - 11:29 PM.


#2 Riyko

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Posted 15 August 2011 - 11:55 AM

*is a fellow torontonian* You look really familiar (if that's you in the picture). anyways, welcome and it's cool what you do, i've seen some of those bottles lying around the giant ship they have parked by cherry street, but i'm not sure if they are there anymore (my friends dad knows the person who is in charge of the boat and took me there once).

maybe some people here actually do, but this site is actually a site where you make money doing offers and completing surveys.

Edited by Riyko, 15 August 2011 - 12:02 PM.

RIP Grandpa Kihn Nov 9, 1929 - Feb 14, 2011 you will be missed <3

RIP Dad Feb 16, 1954 - Sept 7, 2012 you will be missed very much <3

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