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    Very cool!!! That top metal thingie is a fire...

    Very cool!!!

    That top metal thingie is a fire grenade holder.Its in great shape too.

    Thanks for posting pictures.:putergreet:
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    Turning tin to gold

    448641Heres how to help finance your remodeling job. These Krueger beer cans were placed in the joists 70 years ago and were worth hundreds each. Who says drinking on the job doesn't pay? Happy...
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    Wacky Packages! Now those I would buy and display...

    Wacky Packages! Now those I would buy and display proudly.I still have all that I bought as a kid in the 70's.Too cool...
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    Any new or strange finds to resurrect this...

    Any new or strange finds to resurrect this thread? I'm sure you've found SOMETHING recently!
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    365561If you ever find any old beer/soda cans...

    365561If you ever find any old beer/soda cans that required an OPENER to drink from,I'm your guy!

    A guy that was installing a furnace here in St. Paul found a virtual "vice alley" of cans, (food...
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    Good morning- Figured it was time to shake the...

    Good morning-

    Figured it was time to shake the vents and air exchangers as summer ends. Has anyone made any unusual finds? If you've found any vintage cans,bottles,paperwork or similar stuff-I'm...
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    Had a guy with a dozen or so labeled bottles call...

    Had a guy with a dozen or so labeled bottles call this week.All late 1930's beer bottles-he left the caps behind though! Paid him 150-more than he got for the service call,so we both left happy.
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    I do collect about EVERYTHING beer and brewery...

    I do collect about EVERYTHING beer and brewery related.Figured I'd "try" to keep it HVAC related,or at least stuff you guys might trip over anyway. I've been at it so long it needs to be ANCIENT or...
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    Like a barge on the Mississippi,its time to...

    Like a barge on the Mississippi,its time to dredge this thread from the depths of the board.Any new finds lately,fellas?
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    Hey fellas-just wondering if you've turned...

    Hey fellas-just wondering if you've turned anything up recently? Pid a guy in Montana a few hundred for 3 cans.Paid almost as much as his job did.
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    Happy holidays,fellas! Have there been any new...

    Happy holidays,fellas!

    Have there been any new duct-plucks or wall finds in the past few months?
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    I've also seen ductwork made from flat sheets of...

    I've also seen ductwork made from flat sheets of unrolled cans.And yeas,being the "nut" I am,I had the sheet cut and cans rolled from it.Hey...other than a few bends,they were about mint.
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    And when the boss replied "What the h*ll were ya'...

    And when the boss replied "What the h*ll were ya' doin' in there...playing with yerself!?" you had to think twice. Hardy har har...
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    Heres some ancient ones.When you find the cans...

    Heres some ancient ones.When you find the cans that took an OPENER to drink,drop me an email.
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    I had to drain over half of them.And yes,the...

    I had to drain over half of them.And yes,the smell was pretty much vinegar.But would you think they would be worth almost five hundred bucks? Recycling pays-haha.
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    Lookit what I found on the job today!

    You guys get into places that haven't seen the light of day for decades.And wayyyy back when,the work crews stuck their empties into the ductwork,or dropped em down in the drywall.

    Its my mission...
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    Any new finds lately,fellas????

    Any new finds lately,fellas????
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    Nope,but I figured that you guys occasionally...

    Nope,but I figured that you guys occasionally find bottles and cans while working.Plus,since I'm in the frozen tundra of Minnesnowda,they are easy to mail!

    I have... (takes mental inventory and...
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    Figured we could use a "Summer bump" to see if...

    Figured we could use a "Summer bump" to see if anyone has unearthed any old cans...
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    Thanks to Jerry out in Maine-he got 100 bucks for...

    Thanks to Jerry out in Maine-he got 100 bucks for an old Dawson's beer can and I have a new example in my man cave!
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    Although it took about 3 weeks,I traded a guy in...

    Although it took about 3 weeks,I traded a guy in Italy who's into war stuff,a paratroopers helmet that was refurbished for an olive drab beer can that was made for the troops and sent overseas.He was...
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    Sounds like we are assembling quite the party...

    Sounds like we are assembling quite the party here....:eek2:
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    Figured I'd give this a bump and see what you...

    Figured I'd give this a bump and see what you guys may have turned up!
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    Just figured I'd dredge this up to see if...

    Just figured I'd dredge this up to see if anything new was found.If any of you fellas need more info on these beverage items,shoot me an email.Especially any cans that took an OPENER (called a...
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    Any recent finds,guys? Anyone want to part with...

    Any recent finds,guys? Anyone want to part with those old soda/beer cans?
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    Cool finds-and the kittens? Wow...that would have...

    Cool finds-and the kittens? Wow...that would have scared the :eek: outta' me.
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    Wow...thanks a lot for posting those pics! Check...

    Wow...thanks a lot for posting those pics! Check the Schlitz can for the wording "Withdrawn free of Internal Revenue tax for Exportation" Those are military issue and that wording doubles the value.I...
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    Thought I'd give a bumperino to refresh this?...

    Thought I'd give a bumperino to refresh this? Anyone uncover any old goodies lately? Paid a guy 200 for a quart can with the funnel type top two weeks ago-he was in the building demolition trade.
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    Hey-if any of you guys would rather have some...

    Hey-if any of you guys would rather have some beer money (rather than the dusty cans/bottles,etc) drop me an email.
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    Thats the same story that put all the old cans in...

    Thats the same story that put all the old cans in vents and walls-too funny;)
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    Zonerite-what did you do with the booze bottle?...

    Zonerite-what did you do with the booze bottle? Still have it? I'd love to see a picture!
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    pjh008 any progress on documenting your beer...

    pjh008

    any progress on documenting your beer cans? Just checking in...:)
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    Wow...cool stories.Hypodermic needles??...wow,I...

    Wow...cool stories.Hypodermic needles??...wow,I suppose you could have paid for the DNA test and put them in a rock and roll auction.Who knows,on ebay they could have gone to an obscure collector in...
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    Black Pride (a beer thats as proud as its people)...

    Black Pride (a beer thats as proud as its people) was made for the afro-american market in a last ditch effort (but they made a LOT of cans,so it isn't rare) to gain market share for the West Bend...
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    Hey pjhoo8.... any progress on your cans?

    Hey pjhoo8....

    any progress on your cans?
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    Bingo-any of the cans that took an opener to...

    Bingo-any of the cans that took an opener to drink from,like a juice can.I just made a guys day near Boston last week.He is in the building demolition business.3 cans-two were in the 30-40 dollar...
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    Now that...takes the cake.I would bet that it...

    Now that...takes the cake.I would bet that it still had value,without any electronics.A monkey capsule...too funny.
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    If any of you fellas would rather have cash than...

    If any of you fellas would rather have cash than the cans,shoot me an email and we'll provide them with a loving home up here in MN!


    oldbeer at gmail.com
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    Generally,the shot glasses would need to be from...

    Generally,the shot glasses would need to be from the era where the bar/tavern name was etched into the thin glass.Most of them were pre-prohibition.If they are painted logo glasses,etc from after...
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    If any of your fellas want appraisals or dates on...

    If any of your fellas want appraisals or dates on cans or bottles-email a pic to oldbeer at gmail.com.I'll tell you what I know!
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    [QUOTE=spotts;2402632]Now thats another...

    [QUOTE=spotts;2402632]Now thats another collection, all of the brass fire extinguishers, pressure gauges, thermostats [I have a working [not hooked up] "Honeywells first programmable" with a 7 jewel...
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    Skibme Depending on condition (they are a...

    Skibme

    Depending on condition (they are a white can with blue oval label?) they are 30-40 bucks each.If you'd rather have some beer MONEY than beer cans,I'll give them a "loving home"
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    Skibme-I'd pay you fairly for the brake fluid...

    Skibme-I'd pay you fairly for the brake fluid cans.What brands are they?
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    Spotts-I'm assuming you sold them then? Thats a...

    Spotts-I'm assuming you sold them then? Thats a cool thing to find
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    Those were made during prohibition,when they...

    Those were made during prohibition,when they couldn't have alcohol.Too cool!
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    Junk you've found on a job....

    Hey guys-

    Figured it was time for my quarterly "chime in" to see if any of you have come across ancient soda/beer cans or bottles.Since the old work crews had a habit of dropping them where the...
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    Thanks for the help

    the votes are helping greatly.I'm "paying it forward" and donating a personal hygiene item (tube of toothpaste,deodorant or shave gel) to the homeless shelter here in St. Paul for every vote I...
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    Thats was my wife's doing-I was all set to wear...

    Thats was my wife's doing-I was all set to wear the Carhart jacket like I was going to work.Yeah-I've already got a lot of grief for that one! (believe it or not,that shirt is not in my regular...
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