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Archaeology of Pull Tabs

Happy 2024!

The International Center for Pull Tab Archaeology wishes all Pull Tab Archaeologists a happy 2024!We made the shift to 2024 in good order here in our nice cosy home in Wageningen, the neighbors making sure nobody would accidentally miss the event with their expensive (and illegal ;-)) professional heavy fire crackers. We opened the year …

52th BCCA Canvention with Pull Tab Archaeology

Hi Pull Tab Archaeologists, Great news from Alex Morton (Indianapolis). He has decided to visit the 52th Canvention of the Brewery Collectables Club of America (August 31 – September 2), likely the largest symposium on beer can collecting in the world, as the Pull Tab Archaeology representative. Alex has been working on a stand / …

Big Clive Cat Reppelent Device

Big Clive Cat Repellent Device Tribute

Another kind of archaeology…. Big Clive has been an inspiration for years and although I often do not understand sh*t of what he is doing, he did inspire me to start experimenting with electronics and hurray, here is a result! An attempt to get rid of those pesky cats peeing just EVERYWHERE! The device (the …

Pull tab Puzzle

Pull tab puzzle – original artwork

A project I have been working on for some time was the pull tab archaeology statab puzzle. A fun idea to make pull tab inspired art and an excuse to use my Hegner scroll-saw, a machine I fell in love with last year and was worth every buck! And the box was made by…my mother! …

New country – Brazil!

Thanks to my college-buddy Luc Rouws and his son, we have a new country on our list: Brasil! Luc was a fellow biology student at Wageningen University back in the nineties and early 2000s when I was still in the process of becoming a population ecologist and entomologist…a looooong time ago. Luc emigrated to Brasil …

The Pull Tab Pictures of Liz Betts

When people send pull tabs for the project, I usually thank them by e-mail and ask how they found our project. Often I just love the dialogue that can result from that question. When I asked Liz Betts (41) from Campbells Creek (Victoria, Australia), she replied that she looked up our project because she often …

Getting crowded here :-)

Maybe it is time to start using smaller icons. Even the USA starts to feel a little crowded now Jae Piskovitz sent lovely 1963 zip top tabs from Nottingham, New Hampshire. See the full map.

Pull tabs from Festival Beach, Austin

Awesome shipment sent by Evan Jaworski in the Pull Tab Archaeology project. These pull tabs come from ‘Festival Beach’ Austin, Texas. Evan included a detailed description of the place and context where the pull tabs were found and included a GIS map indicating the area of the finds. And most importantly, Pull Tab Archaeology inspired him a …

Meet Evan Jaworski, from Austin Texas

This was really a nice one! I was contacted a few months ago by Evan Jaworski, from Austin, Texas, a 26 year old G.I.S. specialist and…proud owner of a genuine pull tab collection. It is rare that we encounter people who have their own collection, so I asked if he cared for a video interview. …

Meet Evan Jaworski

Meet Evan, Pull Tab Archaeologist from Austin, Texas!In Pull Tab Archaeology we regularly meet people who care about pull tabs. However, those who entertain their own collection and artwork are rare! Evan surely qualifies! Collecting since approximately 2016, he has an extensive collection of statabs, and especially the older ring pulls. You can see some …