108 years old message in a bottle has been found in Germany – You’ll Never Guess Where It Came From


Winkler is a retired postal worker in Germany, when she was on a holiday with her husband in Amrum a small island in Germany she spotted a old unusual bottle floating on the beach.

She realized that the bottle had a note inside it saying “Break”, her husband tried to take out the note without breaking the bottle but there was no chance and so did they break the bottle.

Message In A Bottle

After breaking the bottle they found a message inside it written in English, German and Dutch. The message asked the founder to fill information on where they had found the bottle before returning it to marine Biological Association it also had a rewarding amount of one shilling.

After receiving the member of the Biological Association were shocked as they realized that the bottle was released into the sea in between 1904 to 1906 as part of a project to check the strength of the currents.Most of the bottle were recovered within a short time.

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bottle message

Many bottle were found by fishermen with deep sea nets some washed up the shore and some were never recovered.

As per the message the couple were rewarded a shilling now the couple are waiting for Guinness World Records to make their entry for the oldest message in a bottle ever to be found as the current record was just 99 years.

This is an image of a message that was found in a bottle from the The Marine Biological Association of the UK made available on Friday Aug. 21 2015. The century-old message in a bottle, possibly the oldest ever found, has finally reached its destination. Tossed into the North Sea sometime between 1904 and 1906, the bottle washed up on the beach in the German town of Amrum, and was found by a couple in April. Inside they found a postcard asking that it be sent to the Marine Biological Association of the U.K., which they did. (Marine Biological Association of the U.K. via AP) ONE TIME USE ONLY NO ARCHIVE MANDATORY CREDIT.