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Greater Milwaukee Open soda cans

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Hi,

Question about another one of my side collections I started..

Anybody seen any other soda cans for the Greater Milwaukee Open? I know there are several RC Cola cans I am missing.

Here's what I have so far.

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Re: Greater Milwaukee Open soda cans

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WOW!! Nice- I knew they existed because of Tanner book but have never seen one!!

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I've got a couple of Graf's Root Beer cans for the GMO as well. Not sure of the years because they weren't printed on the cans, but one has the same August 4-10 date as your 50/50 can does. They are definitely a cool side collection!

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Pete,

I know the RC Cola cans for GMO are as follows:
1969 Aug 4-10
1970 July 6-12
1971 July 5-11
1972 July 10-16
1975 July 1-6

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I love these - been looking for them for a long time! Really tough to find clean!
Here’s what I have so far.
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Nice.. missing all RC and Grafs.. Need to look for them

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Re: Greater Milwaukee Open soda cans

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I am looking for the 1973 and 1974 RC cola Milwaukee Open cans. These were canned by Graf's Beverages of Milwaukee WI.
I have the RC can dated July 1 - 6. Dave has it listed as a 74 but the 75 dates were the same.
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The Milwaukee Open was first held on July 8 - 14, 1968.
1969 Aug 4 - 10
1970 July 6 - 12
1971 July 5 -11
1972 July 10 - 16
1973 July 2 - 8
1974 July 1 - 6
1975 July 1 - 6
I have not heard of or seen a Open can for 1976.
It is not known if all dates were produced on RC Cola, Graf's Root Beer and Graf's 50/50.

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