Digging for history & Question of the Week

In this week’s edition of Antique Trader, we’re running a story on collector Rick Weiner of Allentown, Pa. You might say Rick acquires his collection “the hard way”; he digs 19th century outhouse pits for his finds.

Click here to read the story Privy to history: Digging 19th century outhouses for historic glass

Digging in old privies for vintage items is kind of an odd hobby.

Do you, or someone you know, have an offbeat collection or hobby?

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