Hornung Bock Beer Can, 12 oz. Flat Top – OI, 84-2, OI 427.
Formerly of the Grenke Collection.
Based on Canning Code This Can is Manufactured in 1949 , Not 1951.
“Hornung’s Bock Beer. Circa: Early 1951. This American Can Company, 12 ounce container, lists 2 Pats. – Others Pending and was filled by Jacob Hornung Brewing Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Notice the yellow enamel label on the face panel, and the “IRTP” statement, is no longer printed on the container. Note also, the unusual appearance of a 2 Pats. – Others Pending, on so late a package. This Grade 1 example is one of five quality examples known to the author, along with another fifteen or so lesser condition examples exisiting also. Rarity Rating: R-9/R-7.” REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION FROM KEVIN C. LILEK