Mospivzavod (MPZ)

RU420105-1003RU420105-1003

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: before 1965.

Inscription on cap: Жигулевское Моспивзавод

The design resembles those of other factories from the same time.

© Image by Maxim Sadovnikov

RU420105-1016RU420105-1016

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: before 1965.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское".

Comparing to RU420105-1003 text has a different font.

© Image by Alexandr Efimov

RU420105-0001RU420105-0001

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод б/пос.", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к."

"б/пос" is stamped beneath the date, which is unusual.

© Image by Vyacheslav Morozov

RU420105-0005RU420105-0005

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

There are variations dots between the text "цена" and "25".

© Image by Art Zhitnik

RU420105-1015RU420105-1015

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

The same as RU420105-0005 but made of steel.

© Image by Alexandr Efimov

RU420105-0002RU420105-0002

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод -", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

This variation is characterized by the hyphen under the price.

© Image by Art Zhitnik

RU420105-0023RU420105-0023

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод -", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

A hyphen as on RU420105-0002, but abbreviation "к.б.п" instead on "к.б.пос".

RU420105-1012RU420105-1012

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод - ", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.пос.".

A steel clone of RU420105-0002.

© Image by Aleksej Mashinistov

RU420105-0004RU420105-0004

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б/п.". "б" and "п" are separated by "/" instead of by a dot.

© Image by Art Zhitnik

RU420105-0020RU420105-0020

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б/п.". "б" and "п" are separated with "/", not a dot

Looks like RU420105-0004, but has another shape of "е".

© Image by Yuriy Doronin

RU420105-1011RU420105-1011

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б/п.".

A steel clone of RU420105-0004.

© Image by Aleksej Mashinistov

RU420105-0021RU420105-0021

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

It's rare variation with misspelling on the word "Моспивзавод" - there is "о" instead of "а". Looks like RU420105-0005.

© Image by Vyacheslav Hrunov

RU420105-0022RU420105-0022

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

Similar to RU420105-0005, but it has different letters "а" in the word "Моспивзавод".

© Image by Andrey Maslov

RU420105-0010RU420105-0010

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Жигулевское", along the outer one - "Моспивзавод Цена 25 к.б.п".

Another variation that has a star. It differs from RU420105-0008 by havinng "Жигулевское" and "Моспивзавод" in opposite positions.

© Image by Art Zhitnik

RU420105-0011RU420105-0011

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Жигулевское", along the outer one - "Моспивзавод Цена 25 к.б.п.".

"Жигулевское" and "Моспивзавод" are in opposite positions.

© Image by Art Zhitnik

RU420105-0003RU420105-0003

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод .", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

This variation is characterized by the dot under the date.

© Image by Art Zhitnik

RU420105-0006RU420105-0006

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

The font differs from that on RU420105-0005. Also, the letter "М" in the brewery's name is capitalized. There are also variations having dates with different sizes.

© Image by Art Zhitnik

RU420105-0007RU420105-0007

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

This is the same as RU420105-0006 but has the "Д" turned upside-down.

© Image by Art Zhitnik

RU420105-0008RU420105-0008

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п"

There is a star under the date.

© Image by Art Zhitnik

RU420105-0009RU420105-0009

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п"

There are three stars on the cap! This is a combination of RU420105-0008 and RU420105-0015.

© Image by Art Zhitnik

RU420105-0014RU420105-0014

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б-п.". "б" and "п" are separated by a hyphen instead of by a dot.

© Image by Art Zhitnik

RU420105-0015RU420105-0015

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п"

There are two stars on the cap.

© Image by Art Zhitnik

RU420105-0016RU420105-0016

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

There are variations having dots between the text "цена" and "25". The letter "а" here differs from that on RU420105-0005.

© Image by Maxim Shuvarin

RU420105-0018RU420105-0018

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

Looks like RU420105-0005, but all "е" are in lowercase, while all "а" are capitalized.

© Image by Rinat Burhanov

RU420105-0019RU420105-0019

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б/пос"

This iss an interesting variation with abbreviation "б/пос". Top and bottom parts of outer text are separated with little circles but not dots. "Жигулевское" is bigger then all other text.

© Image by Rinat Burhanov

RU420105-0017RU420105-0017

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: before 1969.

Inscription on cap: Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Моспивзавод бпос.", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к."

Unlike RU420105-0001 this one hasn't '/' in 'бпос'.

© Image by Vladimir Kuznetsov

RU420105-0013RU420105-0013

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: 1970-1971.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "МПЗ ГОСТ 3473-69", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

This variation is the same as RU420105-0012 but has the stars the latter lacks. The separator in the text along the inner circumference is a dot on the left side.

© Image by Art Zhitnik

RU420105-0012RU420105-0012

Cap type - Embossed aluminum. Beer. Production period: 1970-1971.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "МПЗ ГОСТ 3473-69", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

© Image by Art Zhitnik

RU420105-1002RU420105-1002

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: 1972-1975.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "МПЗ ГОСТ 3473-69", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

The separators in the text along the outer circumference are stars.

© Image by Alexandr Kolosov

RU420105-1010RU420105-1010

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: 1972-1975.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "МПЗ ГОСТ 3473-69", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

The separators in the text along the outer and the inner circumferences are stars.

© Image by Andrey Maslov

RU420105-1017RU420105-1017

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: 1972-1975.

Colors:

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "МПЗ ГОСТ 3473-69", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

Separation signs in inner text are circles, in outer text - stars.

© Image by Vyacheslav Morozov

RU420105-1001RU420105-1001

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: 1972-1975.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "МПЗ ГОСТ 3473-69", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

The separators in the text along the outer circumference are dots.

© Image by Jamal Kashkay

RU420105-1004RU420105-1004

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: 1976-1978.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "ГОСТ 3473-69 МПЗ", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

The separators in the text along the outer circumference are stars.

RU420105-1005RU420105-1005

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: 1976-1978.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "ГОСТ 3473-69 МПЗ", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

The separators in the text along the outer circumference are dots.

© Image by Alexandr Kolosov

RU420105-1006RU420105-1006

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: 1976-1978.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "ГОСТ 3473-69 МПЗ", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

The separators in the text along the outer circumference are small circles.

© Image by Alexandr Kolosov

RU420105-1007RU420105-1007

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: 1976-1978.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "ГОСТ 3473-69 МПЗ", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

The separators in the text along the outer circumference are dots. "МПЗ" is stamped along a horizontal line, not along a curve.

© Image by Alexandr Kolosov

RU420105-1013RU420105-1013

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: 1976-1978.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "ГОСТ 3473-69 М.П.З.", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

Separation signs - dots. "Л" in the word "Жигулевское" is curved like on RU420105-1004 and RU420105-1006, "У" in the same word has tail. There are dots after each letter of the factory name (abbreviation МПЗ).

© Image by Igor Kolesov

RU420105-1008RU420105-1008

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: 1979-1980.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "ГОСТ 3473-78 МПЗ", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

The separators in the text along the outer circumference are stars. The font of "МПЗ" is different from otherwise similar variations.

© Image by Alexandr Kolosov

RU420105-1009RU420105-1009

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: 1979-1980.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "ГОСТ 3473-78 МПЗ", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

The separators in the text along the outer circumference are stars. "МПЗ" is stamped with a font that differs from otherwise similar variations.

© Image by Alexandr Kolosov

RU420105-1014RU420105-1014

Cap type - Embossed steel. Beer. Production period: 1979-1980.

Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "ГОСТ 3473-78 МПЗ", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."

The separators in the text along the outer circumference are the stars. МПЗ is printed with straight font. Comparing to RU420105-1009, Л in the word Жигулевское has curvy shape. Differs from RU420105-1008 whit an absence of dots inside МПЗ.