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Pictures update

MICH09 apr 2019

Because of my collection storage method change, I decided rescan all my Soviet caps. If you want to know why I processed storage method read the article on Russian. Hundreds of pictures have been updated!

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Winter changes

MICH31 jan 2019

For a month long I worked on resolving various issues with this resource. Many of the issues demanded attention, but I didn't find time and courage to get rid of. Anyways, I've made some new features, and here is a list of most interesting of them.

this is some kind of cosmos

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Crown caps in Soviet movies

MICH24 dec 2018

Hi, fellows! For a long time I had idea to write a blog about a subject. Besides a frame from movie, I want to define what exactly cap there could be, based on time period, place of shooting, bottle lables etc. Here we go!


"Spring on Zarechnaya Street", Odessa Film Studio, 1956. The film was shot in Zaparozhye and Odessa (Ukraine). Originally it's black-and-white, colored later. Likely labels on the bottles don't match any real beer brands. At least we can't recognize it. Maybe it's from soda, and maybe it's even just props.

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Mini review by Soviet Treasure Hunter

MICH01 dec 2018

See more videos about old crown caps on youtube channel of Soviet Treasure Hunter!

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Caps from Sibirea

MICH01 jun 2018

RU460101-1001RU460101-1001RU460101-1002RU460101-1002 We have new remote city in our catalog - Omsk! I hope we will be able to find caps from the Far East, I've got some aluminium caps in Blagoveschensk (Amursrkaya oblast), but unfortunately without any prints on them.

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