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A bottle digger from Bridgeport, Ohio, died last summer when the West Virginia hill where he was digging collapsed on top of him. The pressure from the weight of the mud caused his death. He was alone. Every bottle digger should know it is NEVER safe to dig without a buddy.



#1 2011-12-09 19:24
I have this set I found and can not find any info other than the company went out in 1898 a 3 p. set made by pair point MFG new Bedford mass. It has a Simons in the middle with the lette P and # 1873

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