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Odd Painted Seam

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Post by mrlager428 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:38 pm

I Won this Can recently off Ebay....I thought it is kinda Coo....I don't think I have ever seen one with this type of Seam before!!....The Seller said it is Rolled??...Does it look Rolled??....I can't tell for sure....I am sure it is just because I don't think this was ever made and on the Market?
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Re: Odd Painted Seam

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Post by jinsequa » Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:36 pm

Looks rolled and with a non-welded or glued seam.
I have a lot of straight sided General and Maier cans with a thin glued seam that your can looks like. The painted seam itself on those cans looks pretty similar to yours but they are actually glued.

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Re: Odd Painted Seam

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Post by mrlager428 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:58 pm

jinsequa wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:36 pm
Looks rolled and with a non-welded or glued seam.
I have a lot of straight sided General and Maier cans with a thin glued seam that your can looks like. The painted seam itself on those cans looks pretty similar to yours but they are actually glued.

Eric
Ok it does like too be Glued.....Every other one I see has a Wide Non-Painted Seam.I figure this too fall into the Test Can Catagory!...Thank you for Your insite!! :smt023
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Re: Odd Painted Seam

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Post by Uncle Jackson » Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:42 am

It looks like a traditional design. I am guessing that the canning company changed the seam from the standard wide seam to the glued seam and the redesign of the label had not been completed so they just filled the area with white paint. Alternatively, the can may have been painted all white as the first step, the the standard wide seam paint design was added later.

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