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These cans have been sold and are no longer available. Some nice and very difficult cans had passed through my collection and are now sitting on other collector's shelves.  Click the Up button or click here to return to the cans that are currently for sale.
 

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USBC #

Brand Name / Description

Brewery

IRTP

Grade

Price

192-01

Altes Lager Beer

This can is in great condition with only a few minor scratches.  The spout has had professional restoration.

Tivoli

Yes

1/1+

Sold

 

192-07 Beverwyck Famous Beer

This is an extremely tough can to find in any condition.  It is the dull gray version of the can.  Very tough!

Beverwyck Yes 1/1-

Sold

192-11L

Beverwyck Famous Beer

This is a very tough can that is not listed in the book.  It is like 192-11 but with a silver body.  All Beverwyck crowntainers are extremely difficult to find as they were produced only for a couple of years.

Beverwyck

Yes

1-

Sold

192-16

Boston Light Ale

A great can with good colors. some spots on the front and back spout.

Boston

Yes

1/1+

Sold

 

192-18

Bruck's Jubilee Ale

This is a real sleeper can that is much tougher than people think. In my 13 years of specializing in crowntainers, I have never seen an on-grade version of this for sale.

Bruckmann

Yes

2

Sold

192-24

Chester Pilsner Beer

Super tough can to find in any condition, especially as clean as this. The front is very clean. The silver paint is a little thin on the back.

Chester

Yes 1

Sold

192-30

Cooper's Old Bohemian Beer

Super tough can with really good colors. It took me 15 years to upgrade this.

Liebert & Obert

Yes 1/1- Sold

193-02

DuBois Famous Light Beer

A fairly tough can.  This has good colors and a clean front.  This is one of my favorite crowntainers.  Some spider webbing on the spout and light rust.

DuBois

Yes

1

Sold

193-08 Ebling White Head Ale

This is a very clean version of this hard-to-find can.  Once in a while, you might see a nice ones of these, but I hadn't seen a better one until just recently, and it was just slightly better.

Ebling Yes 1/1+

Sold

 

193-09 Ebling Extra Special (Withdrawn)

This is a very clean version of this hard-to-find can.   Nice ones of these come along every once in a while, but I hadn't seen a better one until just recently, and it was just slightly better.

Ebling WF 1-

Sold

193-10

Ebling Extra Special

A fairly tough can.  This has good colors and is fairly clean but has some light surface rust on on the spout and one side.

Ebling

Yes

1-

Sold

193-11 Ebling Premium Beer

This is an extremely rare can.  I know of just four good ones!  There is rust and some damage to the tip of the spout, but the colors are good. You will be hard pressed to find a better one.

Ebling Yes 2

Sold

193-18

Esslinger's Little Man Ale

A great can from the the early 1940's.  Vibrant colors.  A little tarnish on the side spout.

Esslinger

Yes

1/1+

Sold

194-12L

Fort Pitt Special

This is a tougher variation because the brewery city is "Jeannette" instead of Pittsburgh.

Fort Pitt

No

2-

Sold

 

194-08 Fort Pitt Beer (Olive Drab)

This is withdrawn free from taxation can from WWII.  The front of this  can is in excellent condition. The back side is pitted.  It is extremely difficult to find one better than this.

Fort Pitt WF 1-

Sold

194-33 Gretz Beer

This is a very tough can that you rarely see in on-grade condition, but if you did it would cost you a couple grand. The colors on this can are very crisp.  It has surface scratches and tarnish.

Gretz Yes 2+

Sold

195-07 Grossvater Beer

Nice can with deep blue colors.  The spot on the back was the only reason I upgraded.

Renner Yes 1/1+

Sold

195-15 Hanley's Extra Pale Lager Beer

This is a super tough can.  There are only a handful of good ones known.  This can is spotless.  The only distraction is red color is a little light.

Hanley Yes 1/1+

Sold

196-24 Kuebler Pilsener Beer

This is a nice condition can that typically shows up in off-grade condition.  This can has a couple of minor dents, but the color are very vibrant.

Kuebler Yes 1

Sold

196-32 London Bobby Ale

 Like so many of the early white enamel crowntainers, the basecoat paint was not evenly applied and is thin in some areas.  One of the nicer versions of this cans that you will find.

Miami Valley Yes 1/1+

Sold

197-03 National Bohemian Pale Beer

This can is tough to find in ANY condition let alone an indoor specimen.  I've seen just 3 better and they were 3x to 4x the price.

National Yes 1/1-

Sold

197-03 National Bohemian (Gray)

This is the battleship gray version from WWII.  This can is hard to find in any condition.  This has a nice front side, but the back is totally unreadable.  Great display can.

National Yes 3

Sold

197-10 Noch-Eins Pale Beer

A German brand that was renamed to Washington with the red, white and blue can during WWII.

Washington Yes 1/1+

Sold

197-27L Old Shay De Luxe Beer

A tougher variation of a fairly easy crowntainer.  This variation says CNMT 3.2%.  A nice can with the proper cap.

Fort Pitt Yes 1/1+

Sold

197-31 Old Topper Ale

This can is spotless.  The only reason I "upgraded" was to get the can shown in the USBC book.  You won't find a better one than this.

Rochester Yes A1+

Sold

197-35 Old Topper Lager (OD)

Extremely tough can from WWII.  This is extremely tough to find in good condition.

Rochester Yes 4

Sold

198-12

Pilser's Extra Dry Beer

A very tough can in nice condition.  A small spot on the back side of the spout.

Metropolis Yes 1/1-

Sold

198-21

Royal Amber Beer

This is a very tough can to find in pristine condition.  I debated a long time whether to keep this one or the new one I bought.  Crown Cork didn't have their painting process perfected when they made this can.

Wiedemann

Yes

1/1+

Sold

 

198-27 Schell's Deer Brand Beer

A very nice can with excellent colors.

Schell No 1/1+

Sold

198-32 Schmidt's Light Beer

This is the variation with the trade mark in black.  It's in good condition but does have thin spots in the silver basecoat.

Schmidt Yes 1

Sold

198-33 Schmidt's Bock

Super tough can.  There are about 6 known.  This is better than most and far cheaper than the two on-grade examples.

Schmidt Yes 3

Sold

199-16 Tru Blu White Seal

The colors on this can are very vibrant.  There has been professional paint restoration on the spout.  It has some spider webbing on the silver paint.

Northhampton Yes 1

Sold

199-20 Wacker Premium Beer

One of my favorite crowntainers!  A great can from the WWII era.  You won't need to upgrade this.

Wacker Yes 1/1+

Sold

199-22L

 

Washington XX Pale Beer

This is the version with IRTP statement, no alcohol statement and with a 4-line patent box. A nice can.

Washington Yes 1-

Sold

   
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