A message in a bottle tossed in the sea in Germany 101 years ago and believed to be the world’s oldest has been presented to the sender’s granddaughter, a museum said on Monday.
A fisherman pulled the beer bottle with the scribbled message out of the Baltic off the northern city of Kiel last month, said Holger von Neuhoff of the International Maritime Museum in the northern port city of Hamburg. “This is certainly the first time such an old message in a bottle was found, particularly with the bottle intact,” he said.
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