Embossed aluminum. Embossed outside. Beer. Zhigulevskoye. Production period: before 1969.
Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "Останкинский", along the outer one - "Жигулевское Цена 25 к.б.п."
In the word "Жигулевское", all of the letters "Е" are capitalized. The major difference of this variation comaring to the child ones in shape of У and Л in the word "Жигулевское". У looks almost like V.
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Embossed steel. Embossed inside. Beer. Zhigulevskoye. Production period: after 1991.
Inscription on cap: along the inner circumference - "ГОСТ 3473-78 ОПЗ", along the outer one - "Жигулевское бп".
The separators in the text along the outer circumference are small circles. There are variants with other colors.
Most likely, this rare variation was produced in 1985 after the increase of the price from 25 to 30 kopeks. Many producers had to correct the text urgently, and as a result there is no price at all shown on the cap. This is not a defect, because there are similar variations that came from other factories, particularly in Leningrad...
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