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by Rand
Sun May 19, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: POST YOUR LIDS HERE.
Replies: 58
Views: 1126
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Re: POST YOUR LIDS HERE.

.....and in case it's important, the Atlas Prager "tops for taste" lid is off the Lilek 051 can that's actually pictured in the book
by Rand
Sun May 19, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: POST YOUR LIDS HERE.
Replies: 58
Views: 1126
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Re: POST YOUR LIDS HERE.

Sorry for the lack of documentation in my post. "Unknown 02" in the assorted vanity lids is a Pabst Export OI Lilek 648 - actual can pictured in his book

Unknown 01/display empty is a Pabst Blue Ribbon Export OI Lilek 656
by Rand
Sat May 18, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: POST YOUR LIDS HERE.
Replies: 58
Views: 1126
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Re: POST YOUR LIDS HERE.

OI collection is gone, but here are some old pictures.....sorry the quality isn't there.....no longer have the cans....
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by Rand
Wed May 15, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Soda/Pop Can Collecting
Topic: Pepsi advertising piece
Replies: 3
Views: 175
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Re: Pepsi advertising piece

by Rand
Mon May 13, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2 different 1988 Harley Davidson Beer Cans Question
Replies: 9
Views: 422
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Re: 2 different 1988 Harley Davidson Beer Cans Question

Bit of a side note on Harley Davidson can values. There is a class of folks out there that are completely delusional on values....simply because it says Harley on it. The one I've been tracking is a guy that has a Harley Davidson beer can radio. Most beer can radios typically go for $50ish max....bu...
by Rand
Sun May 12, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coors Not "Banquet" Beer
Replies: 7
Views: 399
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Re: Coors Not "Banquet" Beer

It was even reflected in their marketing "pieces".....like radios, telephones, lighter holders, golf ball cans, golf tees, etc
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by Rand
Fri May 03, 2019 4:09 am
Forum: Soda/Pop Can Collecting
Topic: Attic find in Elmhurst,IL
Replies: 25
Views: 871
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Re: Attic find in Elmhurst,IL

And this concludes our episode of Gamesters of Triskelion .....you may remove your collars of obedience. Return to your quarters.
by Rand
Wed May 01, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name the Rusty Bunchers
Replies: 6
Views: 397
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Re: Name the Rusty Bunchers

Can's got that Burgie Ale smell to it.....as to the identity of this rabble.....I could never tell the Scoglietti's apart.....so I would lose on the first guess :-)
by Rand
Wed May 01, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Miller's story of the history of Lite
Replies: 15
Views: 585
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Re: Miller's story of the history of Lite

I always thought Lime Lager was throwing elbows around during that time frame.....were they not considered one of the first as well?
by Rand
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: 2019 April Fools Online Show
Topic: Beercanman's 6 pack
Replies: 4
Views: 293
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Re: Beercanman's 6 pack

In case it helps, that's the ACTUAL pictured Eigenbrot Lilek #231....Lilek suggests that it's the only quality example with only 4 other of that variation estimated to exist.
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by Rand
Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Soda/Pop Can Collecting
Topic: Attic find in Elmhurst,IL
Replies: 25
Views: 871
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Re: Attic find in Elmhurst,IL

Leon wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:35 pm
Rand wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:54 pm
Provider One bids 300 Quatloos on the newcomers

:smt017
@Leon ....your Drill Thrall will attend to your every need and answer all your questions.

Provider One
by Rand
Sun Apr 28, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Soda/Pop Can Collecting
Topic: Attic find in Elmhurst,IL
Replies: 25
Views: 871
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Re: Attic find in Elmhurst,IL

Provider One bids 300 Quatloos on the newcomers
by Rand
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Want Lists
Topic: I need Brahma cans
Replies: 7
Views: 2327
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Re: I need Brahma cans

I assume this isn't what you're looking for.... imported....pulltab...intact. But, then again not exactly sure what era you are looking for.

Rand
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by Rand
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Quartet
Replies: 3
Views: 486
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Re: Quartet

looks like pretty standard "clip art" when you google it. Comes up in tattoo parlors, needlepoint, clipart archives, etc. No beer references I can find. Here's the Pabst barbershop quartet stuff I found.....image of a tray and audio:

by Rand
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Maybe the coolest thing I've seen for sale on eBay
Replies: 7
Views: 643
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Re: Maybe the coolest thing I've seen for sale on eBay

Oh....and spending $3M with someone that can't actually speak english....this has all the excitement of a Nigerian Prince asking for help with all his excess money: "This Rex was very a very dangerous meat eater. ..... ....Reconstruction of the skull has been done by Curator of .....The T-REX’ has o...
by Rand
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Maybe the coolest thing I've seen for sale on eBay
Replies: 7
Views: 643
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Re: Maybe the coolest thing I've seen for sale on eBay

The above link is empty.....this article has more information:
https://www.kansas.com/news/state/article229027179.html
by Rand
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hamms Odds & Ends
Replies: 7
Views: 763
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Re: Hamms Odds & Ends

I have a few.....first a transistor radio:
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....and finally some fishing lures:
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by Rand
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "no artificial gas" Meister Brau
Replies: 9
Views: 863
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Re: "no artificial gas" Meister Brau

Concur....in that condition, it's a tough can. Also agree with your assessment to trade it for a label you need. My experience over the years is that the back panel "no artificial gas" variation doesn't really command the big bucks in the general market...the face is no different than a more pedestr...
by Rand
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spring Thaw, The First 24 Hours
Replies: 18
Views: 1183
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Re: Spring Thaw, The First 24 Hours

OK....that's it....I'm getting back into the game! :-)
by Rand
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sacramento 2019 Show - pictures
Replies: 10
Views: 707
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Re: Sacramento 2019 Show - pictures

canscards wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:03 pm
Hello and thanks for the great pictures. Do you know who the guy is that is selling the old soda cans? Any contact info? I saw some shasta cans of interest.
Looks like the soda guy's table name tag is visible showing his last name.......Casillas
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by Rand
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sacramento 2019 Show - pictures
Replies: 10
Views: 707
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Re: Sacramento 2019 Show - pictures

They guy with the sodas was selling to Ken Harootunian.....you might ask him. Sorry, don't know the name of the guy next to the bud man stuff in place of the canvention cans.
by Rand
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DISCUSS EBAY RESULTS HERE (post auctions in reference section)
Replies: 481
Views: 78448
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Re: DISCUSS EBAY RESULTS HERE (post auctions in reference section)

Pretty common....not super squeaky shiny clean.....Lilek 531 - R6/R2......someone way overpaid. Concur....someone with the last name of Miller and too much money to burn.
by Rand
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sacramento 2019 Show - pictures
Replies: 10
Views: 707
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by Rand
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DISCUSS EBAY RESULTS HERE (post auctions in reference section)
Replies: 481
Views: 78448
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Re: DISCUSS EBAY RESULTS HERE (post auctions in reference section)

Miller OI in great condition...Sold for $670.00 w/32 bids...Seems a little high as there are lots of these cans around..Am I missing something :smt017 milleroi.jpg Hard to say.....with a super tiny graphic and zero links to the original auction, can't look it up to see if it's a rare variation. WF?...
by Rand
Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:12 am
Forum: Advertise
Topic: ** UPDATE ** Old School Pabst Collection
Replies: 10
Views: 1223
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Re: Old School Pabst Collection

If you've got 9 different OIs with the "Blue Ribbon" words on the face, you've got a hellava find, because I think there are only 5 different variations known.
by Rand
Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting "Mandatory"
Replies: 1
Views: 318
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Interesting "Mandatory"

Was documenting "cans" in my new collecting niche.....and came across this "mandatory" that I thought you all might enjoy:
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Pretty sure that wouldn't be legit on a real beer can.....

Rand :-)
by Rand
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Beer Can Cleaning and Repair
Topic: Brightening old tray
Replies: 3
Views: 1330
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Re: Brightening old tray

Best I could do.... :-)
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by Rand
Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: Documenting Paintovers
Topic: POST YOUR PAINTOVERS HERE
Replies: 89
Views: 22599
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Re: POST YOUR PAINTOVERS HERE

OK....not a paintover.....but a "paperover" OD WF Blatz used as a shoe polish can. Not sure if it's common or not, but one just popped up in my Facebook group:

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by Rand
Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Blue Grey Take
Replies: 4
Views: 880
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Re: My Blue Grey Take

Neat can. I have not seen very many ever, and I am pretty sure I have not seen one in person in a better grade. I think there must be some, but everyone I have ever seen has been that condition or worse. Beautiful can! I agree! I've seen a few over the years....probably have even seen some grade 1....
by Rand
Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DISCUSS EBAY RESULTS HERE (post auctions in reference section)
Replies: 481
Views: 78448
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Re: DISCUSS EBAY RESULTS HERE (post auctions in reference section)

Sorry if this seems like if this ebay auction is not what you were looking for, but it's kinda the focus of what I'm collecting now and this auction result floored me. Wanted to document it somewhere and this seemed like as good a place as any. I'm collecting cans that are actually other things. On...

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