Last Updated on 12/16/2005 by bidz

Collectors quench thirst for rare finds

The Citizens Voice – New

“For Harrisburg resident Jay Herbine, collecting beer cans is a win-win hobby. In order to add a can to his collection, Herbine has to empty the contents first.

‘You get to sample a lot of different beers to empty the current collectibles,’ he said.

… “Last year, a can from an Ohio brewery was sold for $19,000,” Kogoy said. “Rarity and condition make the pieces valuable.””

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Last Updated on 12/16/2005 by bidz

It’s all about beer for this group
Sept. 24, 2004

“If you aren’t familiar with the word ‘breweriana,’ just ask Todd Barnes of Scottsdale.
…Some exceptionally rare beer-can memorabilia is Arizona-based Apache Beer. Neon beer signs are not only collectible, they are beautiful pieces of art. Lamps from breweries are magnificent and highly desirable. Barnes said an Apache Beer can circa 1930 might be worth more than $10,000. ”

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