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Amazing shipment from Finnie

It was the school-year of 1985 to 1986 when college-buddies Tom, Pat and Finnie were making long hard days of engineering stuff at Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg. As students tend to do, they drank their occasional beers together to stay on top of life. Where and how the idea emerged to create one long chain …

My finds of today

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Look what I found behind my central heating!

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Northwest Anthropology Conference – April 8

Tomorrow Pull Tab Archaeology will present at the Northwest Anthropology Conference! Very exciting, but also working my pants of to get my presentation finished, so I’ll see you there…laterrrrrrrrr 😉 https://www.nwaconference.com/nwac

C-I type pull tabs

C-1 type ring pulls

This week we got two shipments on the same day, one by Attila Deszi (germany) and one by Joske Raymakers (the Netherlands), both containing one or more C-1 type ring pulls. Every now and then people send me these, asking whether they count as pull tabs or not. Well, yes they do, as they are …

Rusty Bunch

I am very happen to report our project was contacted by Kurt Matson of the Rusty Bunch can collectors (USA). The group is an absolute authority in beer and beverage cans. Kurt sent me a fascinating picture of his office wall, with many obscure and rare pull tabs and can-ends, and he prepared a special …

New Scientist – Februari 2021

Article by Laura Bergshoef for the New Scientist.

Yes We Can

With many others, Pull Tab Archaeology is supporting the Statiegeld Alliantie in their effort to get cash refunds on aluminum cans. Of course we do! [Dutch] De 1.109 leden van de Statiegeldalliantie vragen de Nederlandse en Belgische regering sinds 2017 om de invoering van statiegeld. Sindsdien is er zowel in Nederland als in België op …