On September 21, 2013 I wrote Message in a Bottle which described a 107 year old message-in-a-bottle find. Later on October 29, 2013 I wrote More Messges in Bottles which described more messages found in bottles. It seems that everybody loves to do it!
Today I found this story in The Local – Germany’s News in English dated March 07, 2014.
German fishermen made a surprising catch this week when they pulled the oldest recorded message in a bottle out of the sea. A man from Berlin scribbled the note 101 years ago. . . . more
On April 08, 2014 The Local reported:
‘World’s oldest’ message in a bottle arrives home
A fisherman pulled the beer bottle with the scribbled message out of the Baltic off the northern city of Kiel last month.
It contained a postcard dated May 17th, 1913 written by a man named Richard Platz.
The modest Danish postcard had two German stamps on it and a polite message asking the finder to send it on to his address in Berlin. . . . more