Post by allcans on Jan 29, 2012 15:16:10 GMT -5
- Tab top - Also known as stay-tab. This tab stays with the can, after you have opened it.
- Tax stamp - Many US states required brewers in the 1950s and 1960s to indicate that a state tax had been paid by stamping a tax logo on the top or bottom of each can. Tax stamps sometimes can help collectors determine when a can was produced and where it was sold.
- Test can - A can that was not intended to be sold on the market and only produced for internal use.
- Testmarket can - A can that was sold in a specific area to test the design or new features of a can.
- TO - Abbreviation for top opened.
- Top opened - Can has been opened the way it was design to at the top
- Tradeshow - A can collectors meeting where collectors can buy/sell/trade can they need for their collection.
- Three piece can - A can made from three separate sections, a lid, the body, and a bottom.
- Touched up - A can that has had any part of its original paint redone, usually in an effort to repair damage. Touched up cans are generally considered to have less value than non-repainted cans and many collectors refuse to collect touched up cans.
- Two Piece Can - A can made of two separate section, the body and a lid
- USBC - United States Beer Cans, a book published by the Beer Can Collectors of America in 2000. The USBC has photos of most of the known different beer can produced in the United States from 1935 until the mid 1960s. The USBC covers only flat tops, conetops, and gallon cans. It does not cover pull tabs.
- Unrolled Cans - A sheet of beer cans that were never cut and rolled into individual cans