Chuck Lutz wrote:It would be a little easier if all the items listed in the identification thread could be seen on the examples you posted.....as you know, there are more than one kind of can without markings on them...In fact, a picture is not always the best representation method, a listing of the characteristics may be more helpful for our overall purposes.
One of the goals here is to classify them....for instance maybe ALL these cans with NO hole in the tab have the same characteristics and therefore might be from the same source. On the other hand, maybe there are OTHER distinguishing differences that would make it possible to classify more than ONE kind of "no-hole-in-the-tab" cans. This is why a comprehensive list was necessary...to encompass ALL the differences we can observe and then try to separate the cans accordingly.
Oh, well,there is your thread for that
thread, I asked what people think of my
At the present moment, I do not know what they are,just as I did not know back in 2003. I do not think they are German, just as I did not in 2003.
So, rather than just ask, as the average enquirer has done until a very recent past, I also posted some pictures.
Maybe I will get the same answer that every enquirer got so far: they are the so called
Or maybe someone will be able to tell me more than that, just by looking at the pictures.
Some clown might ask me whether they are water
cans, and I would ask him back if he knows what the difference would be.
If he asks, he must have a serious reason,unless he just pretended to.
Some reasonable guy might give me his unbiased opinion, based on what he
can see in the pictures..
Some other reasonable guy might ask me to have a better look to a given feature that ,in his opinion, might be revealing.
Still another guy might ask me to send him the f... ed can, so he can look himself under all the angles he requires: If I was on his side of the pond, I might even oblige. Not sure it would help, though.To make a long story short: is there anyone willing to give an answer, any answer