530 new help pictures added
As I announced earlier I've completed to draw help pictures of variation's key features. While I did that I managed to fix some errors in catalog, in calendars. I rearranged Moscow variations with many small differences - the variations have been grouped and now base variations can be found less complicated way.
Fonts on Soviet caps
You have maybe noteced alikeness of caps from different factories or even cities. Indeed, fonts were changing during production years. I mostly like old 50th, 60th! Standard fonts described in GOSTs. So, I googled and discovered some: GOST 2930-62, GOST 2.304-81, GOST 26.008-85.
Visualization of key features
Many variations, especially in hierarchy, have multiple differences described as text. It's hard to recognize difference by text especially in large amount of items. So I decided to use some magic and made this hint:
I have some time to create all hints. For the moment you can test a couple examples:
Bottle Cap Index integration
I'm glad to inform you, now we're integrated to one of the most popular crown cap resourses Bottle Cap Index! The founder Gunther Rademacher spent couple of days and wrote import script. I hope, our data will be useful for out friens crown cap collectors from all over the world! By the way, here we can count total amount of variations. Thanks, Gunther!
- Aluminum crown caps searching with a metal detector
- Soda water in the USSR
- Milk caps in RSFSR* and USSR
- Moscow Interrepublican Winery in the USSR
- Visit caps from Nickolay Fedorov
- Description of an ordinary embossed cap
- Restoration of aluminum caps
- A special cap of The Caps of the USSR
- The old new catalog
- Common calendars