905 flat top variations

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905 flat top variations


Post by Bob L » Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:35 pm

Here are the brewery variations on the 905 red/white/blue flat tops. I finally found the last of them that I needed in a dollar box yesterday at Swap-Yo-Mama. There are a couple tough sleepers in here. Starting with the upper left...

#1 top left: 905 Brewing on one line from SOUTH BEND. This is a pretty tough sleeper can.
#2 top right: 905 Brewing on one line from Chicago. Common as dirt.
#3 and #4 bottom left and bottom center: Drewrys South Bend on two lines. Common. There are two minor variations as shown. One is by Continental the other is by National. Both are fairly common in my opinion.
#5 bottom right: Drewrys CHICAGO on two lines. VERY tough can, toughest of all of them. Finally got one yesterday.
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Re: 905 flat top variations


Post by barfly » Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:11 pm

Congrats on completing the set and thanx for the heads up!

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Re: 905 flat top variations


Post by Cap-Sealed » Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:45 am

There are 2 different of those 2-line Drewrys/905 Chicagos..... one had "Distributed" spelled out and the other just says "DIST". Took me forever to find both.

I have an extra of the "DIST" variation....
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Re: 905 flat top variations


Post by Rod S. » Sun Jun 09, 2019 10:38 pm

Bob, I have an extra of the 'Distributed' version if you are interested. Rod Schainis

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