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by keithker
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hit some tique shops today, and a question
Replies: 9
Views: 408
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Re: Hit some tique shops today, and a question

Only two finds worth mentioning, picked up a nice Fort Pitt Bakelite tap knob, there was a couple others I should have grabbed, I may go back for those, and a old beer bottle from the Greensburg Brewing Co., Greensburg, Pa., a brewery I haven't heard of, I did a little research and found that it op...
by keithker
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question: First $10,000 tab?
Replies: 60
Views: 1981
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Re: Question: First $10,000 tab?

We have both the malt duck apple and the tough grape cans for sale, will post pics later. One tab that I thought could bring 10k is the Soul 8 ounce can that was rumored to be at least produced (maybe never filled) the soul cans always had this mystique about them, always a strong selling can too. ...
by keithker
Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hit some tique shops today, and a question
Replies: 9
Views: 408
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Re: Hit some tique shops today, and a question

Looks like Old Reliable Lager was still made post-Pro..... Sorry on the road so searching on newspapers.com tough..

Dec 24 1935 Altoona Pa
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by keithker
Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hit some tique shops today, and a question
Replies: 9
Views: 408
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Re: Hit some tique shops today, and a question

Looks like Old Reliable Lager was still made post-Pro..... Sorry on the road so searching on newspapers.com tough..

Dec 24 1935 Altoona Pa
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by keithker
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Dumping Trips and Stories
Topic: Another Name that Can from Maine
Replies: 11
Views: 661
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Re: Another Name that Can from Maine

Thought to add this to the thread.......No ads from Maine. Furthest north was Massachusetts. Many from Wilmington Delaware......

The Morning News Sat Mar 28 1936
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by keithker
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Dumping Trips and Stories
Topic: YOOPER AHO'S 2018 FALL DUMPFEST
Replies: 54
Views: 2498
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Re: YOOPER AHO'S 2018 FALL DUMPFEST

@MI-Cans Yeah I'm surprised it was only two......I'm sure the other bathroom tub and closets were full of cans......
by keithker
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Dumping Trips and Stories
Topic: YOOPER AHO'S 2018 FALL DUMPFEST
Replies: 54
Views: 2498
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Re: YOOPER AHO'S 2018 FALL DUMPFEST

@conesplus Neil.....looks like you pulled those images from the Yooper holiday webpage......we wanted to see the images with the snow and ice that Jonny and you guys was out digging in....

Sorry to hear there wasn't much on this trip......Was Art hording all the good leads.......
by keithker
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pickups and Pics - Eastern Great Lakes show
Replies: 6
Views: 357
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Re: Pickups and Pics - Eastern Great Lakes show

@OhioCanGuy What was the tax stamp on the bottom of the Gretz? The typical PA tax just placed on the bottom?
by keithker
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Acquisition Wednesday
Replies: 586
Views: 109398
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Re: New Acquisition Wednesday

Not Wednesday but still worth getting out there...A lucky auction pick-up for me....all said and done (winning bid, premium and shipping) got it for $175....
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by keithker
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Current Can Collecting
Topic: Beer Going To H-E-Double Hockey Sticks!!
Replies: 5
Views: 417
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Re: Beer Going To H-E-Double Hockey Sticks!!

They'll do anything for marketing.....next thing you know they'll make candy to look like cigarettes.....oh wait.....
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by keithker
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old St. Louis Beer sold in can in of all places......Hawaii
Replies: 2
Views: 354
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Old St. Louis Beer sold in can in of all places......Hawaii

While doing some quick research related to the Maier Select related thread I discovered these details and thought it would be interesting to share.... Who would have ever thought that the Old St. Louis beer in cans would have ever been sold in Hawaii.... I figured Kotto would have found that interes...
by keithker
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Maier Select
Replies: 26
Views: 1306
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Re: Maier Select

[If anyone is curious I can pretty much say where these 12 were found. roy/quote] I'm curious, were they all found in Southern California? Mine was dumped east of Phoenix, Arizona. eric A quick search of "Maiers Select" from 1934-1948 on newspapers.com doesn't reveal much. No clues that those cone ...
by keithker
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BCCA Renewal
Replies: 29
Views: 1207
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Re: BCCA Renewal

I think it's obvious that the $40 is comparable with other organizations. It's also obvious that everyone has their own ideas as to whether it's worth it. I AM opposed to those lifetime positions and appointments within the BCCA hierarchy. That's the best recipe for stagnation and complacency. I'd ...
by keithker
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Maier Select
Replies: 26
Views: 1306
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Re: Maier Select

@Matt Menghini and/or @Conehead I'd love to hear the story behind why it was such a limited production can........
by keithker
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wishing Nan Wick "The Queen of Rust" a treasured Happy Birthday
Replies: 0
Views: 156
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Wishing Nan Wick "The Queen of Rust" a treasured Happy Birthday

A little FB birdie told me that today is Nan Wicks Birthday. She doesn't visit the board/forum (last login was in 2013) but wanted to encourage fellow members to get out there and wish this national treasure to our digging hobby a beloved Happy Birthday. Her e-mail address is in the RB roster and sh...
by keithker
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Meister Brau Happy Days set can question
Replies: 3
Views: 321
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Re: Meister Brau Happy Days set can question

@don_hardy Thanks. I thought it was just a simple thing I missed since I have so few of them....but Dang I thought I was doing well with getting one from time to time....Now you say there are 40....whole bejesus.....really glad I didn't pick set cans as a niche for collecting.....
by keithker
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Meister Brau Happy Days set can question
Replies: 3
Views: 321
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Meister Brau Happy Days set can question

I rarely get a chance or luck to be able to get my hands on any of the Meister Brau Happy Days set cans. This week has been a good week and I was able to get my hands on two. I noticed when I put them side-by-side that there was a noticeable difference. I noticed that they were two different canning...
by keithker
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dawson’s (in red letters!) Quart dumper NIB
Replies: 18
Views: 842
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Re: Dawson’s (in red letters!) Quart dumper NIB

@Pbama Another great can out of that collection... @DaveNH Think I've seen one like this........

Now if you can find out from him where his brother might have dumper that baby........that would be the closer....
by keithker
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Advertise
Topic: Some more International cans for sale!
Replies: 8
Views: 407
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Re: Some more International cans for sale!

Boardman wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:08 pm
Looking for photos.

Tnx
Michael
Sweet cans.... @Boardman and @Senator Seebs You just need the Window 10.13.22E build with the decoder ring capability.....
by keithker
Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Dumping Trips and Stories
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 12
Views: 597
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Re: New to the forum

@CrustyRusty First I want to compliment you on the name chosen....Well done...hopefully we can get your collection interests flowing again and maybe enough to hopefully get you back out in the woods digging again.... Western Pa has some choice cans to be dug.....Hope to see you post 20-30 Iron City...
by keithker
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bushkill Bock...in cans.....
Replies: 11
Views: 635
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Re: Bushkill Bock...in cans.....

Leon Sorry not a single can ad......here are a few interesting ones I thought to add.....also looks like there were problems in 1937 that caused the Florida distributor to collapse from sales including Bushkill.....guess they spent all their money on those fancy trucks..... The Miami News Wed Apr 1...
by keithker
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Other Interests
Topic: Well...Guys
Replies: 32
Views: 5674
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Re: Well...Guys

@potters66 Steve....just like a stray cat....feed him and he'll be sure to keep greeting you every morning.......
by keithker
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bushkill Bock...in cans.....
Replies: 11
Views: 635
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Bushkill Bock...in cans.....

Ok that was a tease.....Ed Reid e61096 asked me to scrub the newspapers.com archives to see what I might be able to find on Bushkill bock beer possibly in cans.... I was able to find some good ads. Interestingly enough the newspapers in the database that had ads for Bushkill products included Pa of ...
by keithker
Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Dumping Trips and Stories
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 12
Views: 597
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Re: New to the forum

CrustyRusty First I want to compliment you on the name chosen....Well done...hopefully we can get your collection interests flowing again and maybe enough to hopefully get you back out in the woods digging again.... Western Pa has some choice cans to be dug.....Hope to see you post 20-30 Iron City ...
by keithker
Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do I have Permission
Replies: 12
Views: 694
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Re: Do I have Permission

@willssoda Good stuff......
by keithker
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can Zip Top Lids - Who Made Them?
Replies: 12
Views: 477
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Re: Can Zip Top Lids - Who Made Them?

Not sure it answers the mystery but thought to provide it just the same.....the others I just thought to add as an interest related to the topic..... MI-Cans and Leon should find the Strohs ad interesting.....were they the first to use that tab???? St Louis Post Dispatch Sat Jul 6 1963 St__Louis_Pos...
by keithker
Sat Sep 29, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This has to be the most money ever spent on three aluminum and paper label cans.....$615......
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Views: 210
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This has to be the most money ever spent on three aluminum and paper label cans.....$615......

That is right.....these original props from the movie Ghost in the Shell that sold for $615 has to be the most ever spent on three aluminum and paper label cans......I'm sure a can collector didn't buy them....likely a movie fan https://propstoreauction.com/view-auctions/catalog/id/126/lot/24679/ Sc...
by keithker
Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Paging Yooper Aho
Replies: 6
Views: 320
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Re: Paging Yooper Aho

Paging Yooper Aho!!! Hey John, your land line is having issues- CAN'T get through!!! Call me please , 608.438.4154. We got rid of our land line- so call the above number Neil (your land line rings once, and then nothing- ) you need to get that UP provider to stop drinking!!!! conesplus Neil....I'm ...
by keithker
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rusty Bunch Can of the Month Giveaway - October
Replies: 10
Views: 886
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Re: Rusty Bunch Can of the Month Giveaway - October

And a big thanks goes out to @Sea Monkey that donated that can to the Chapter......
by keithker
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Dumping Trips and Stories
Topic: Stuff we dug
Replies: 7
Views: 406
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Re: Stuff we dug

@roy Good stuff.......thought to provide these for some added enjoyment.....

The San Francisco Examiner Fri Aug 28 1936
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Santa Cruz Evening News Fri Jun 25 1937
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