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I've been digging very near where I found these bottles but because of where I found this bunch I had never dug the area before because it's really close the the landowners house. His son lives close by and they share the same driveway until where it splits off to go to each house, they own the land right behind me. The son had a huge oak tree branch come down right across his driveway and Thursday morning I helped him cut it up as he was giving me the firewood from it. I opted to take a slightly different route heading back for another load of wood on my wheeler when I noticed a pretty big spot with broken and unbroken glass bottles. It was actually really close to the behemoth Oak tree that the monster size branch fell out of just over the hill from it. Hauled back the load of wood then called the son and he said dig away!...lol, this was the result so far, over 40 embossed Duke Glass Cans, and just many slicks, 4 Duke quarts from '65 with lids, and one pry cap quart slick from '64, I have labels lined up for the quarts already, I only kept the quart 7up to compare it to one I have already...... :p 20220813_143357.jpg20220813_142848.jpg20220813_143444.jpgIMG_6957.jpgIMG_6950.jpgIMG_6948.jpg203159-e9b97623529d8cd5247c73e5b1dc8cf5.jpg
 

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Pretty sure the Duke was short for Duquesne. Popular in Pittsburg area. LEON.
 

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I think Iron City was probably the biggest selling Beer from Pittsburg. I'm still looking for the very first Iron City pull tab Beer can from 1962. let me know if you ever find one of those. LEON.
 

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I think Iron City was probably the biggest selling Beer from Pittsburg. I'm still looking for the very first Iron City pull tab Beer can from 1962. let me know if you ever find one of those. LEON.
I watched one go through eBay several months ago, it didn't go as high as I thought it might.
 

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How much did it go for, I didn't see it, do you know what the first Iron City Pull Tab Looks like?

Maybe you were thinking of this can or auction?

 
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How much did it go for, I didn't see it, do you know what the first Iron City Pull Tab Looks like?

Maybe you were thinking of this can or auction?

No, it was the real deal, I've collected cans since the 70's and know them quite well, the seller is a member/mod of the RB, he made it available through the site and oddly no one wanted it so he put it on eBay, IIRC, it sold for $350. ish.
 
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No, it was the real deal, I've collected cans since the 70's and know them quite well, the seller is a member/mod of the RB, he made it available through the site and oddly no one wanted it so he put it on eBay, IIRC, it sold for $350. ish.

Yeah, That is the first one. I'm very very familiar with that RB website but have not been on there much in past 3+ Years so I missed that Post. Odd that the guy was offered $1,000 for the can, turned it down, thought he'd get more on ebay & only got $350 on ebay? I would of paid $350 for it myself.
 

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