CASTLEMAINE XXXX BITTER ALE - Castlemaine - Qld.
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1. 3 smoking chimneys 2. 3 smoking chimneys
Contents on face
3. 1 chimney no smoke
a. 13 FL OZ
b. 370ml SS
c. 370ml CS
4. Naga Tara 5. 2 Chimneys
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6. 2 chimneys, left half covered by 4th added building
a. CS
7. Commonwealth Games Logo added 
a. CS
b. AA
8. 3 chimneys
a. Games logo
b. Brisbane Australia
c. Milton Rd.
d. SN
e SN Bond Corp.
9. No Clouds
a. Bond Corp.
b. Castlemaine
10. Traditionally Brewed
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11. Naturally Brewed 12. Nat. Brewed in Qld


John Garland pg. 1

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CASTLEMAINE XXXX BITTER ALE - 3 Smoking Chimneys
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13 1/3 FL OZ SS FT QC1 .
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13 1/3 FL OZ SS FT QC1 1cm line above canning symbol 
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13 1/3 FL OZ SS FT UP1 .
 4 2 13 FL OZ SS FT UP1 .
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13 FL OZ SS TT UP1 Canning symbol 5 mm across 
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13 FL OZ SS TT UP1 Canning symbol 3.3 mm across

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CASTLEMAINE XXXX BITTER ALE  - 1 Chimney - No smoke
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13 FL OZ SS TT CL5 .
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13 FL OZ SS TT UP1 .
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13 FL OZ SS TT UP1 IMPORTED BY JOHNSTON & BUSCHER, INC. 2888 Ualena Street HONOLULU
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370ml SS TT CL5 .
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370ml SS TT UP1 .
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370ml CS TT CL5 .
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370ml CS TT CL5 A number of red clouds in the sky, - printing error
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370ml CS TT GD3 .
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370ml CS TT UP1 THICK UPI
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370ml CS TT UP1 Thin UP1
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370ml CS TT NCS .
18 4 370ml CS TT NCS P.T. NAGA TARA on left side of can

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CASTLEMAINE XXXX BITTER ALE  - 2 Chimneys - No smoke
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370ml CS TT CL5 .F=Flag on Pole, P = bare pole
FPPP  ¶ | | |
FFPP  ¶ ¶ | |
FFPF  ¶ ¶ | ¶
FFFP  ¶ ¶ ¶  | FFFF ¶ ¶ ¶ ¶
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370ml CS TT CL5 c of  CL5 broken in middle - printing error
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370ml CS TT CL5 c of  CL5 almost completely missing - printing error
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370ml CS TT CL5 Imported by CORYDON & OHLRICH INC. CHICAGO ILLINIOS, near seam
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370ml CS TT GD4 .
N.B. VARIATIONS EXIST AS TO THE NUMBER AND POSITION OF FLAGS FLYING ON FLAG POLES

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CASTLEMAINE XXXX BITTER ALE  - 2 Chimneys,  left one 1/2 covered
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370ml CS TT NCS .
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370ml CS TT CL5 .
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370ml CS TT CL5 Black writing on can thinner than normal
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370ml CS TT CL5 Imported by CORYDON & OHLRICH INC. CHICAGO ILLINIOS, near seam
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370ml CS TT CL5 No punctuation in contents line up seam
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370ml CS TT GD4 .
30 7 370ml CS TT CL5 COMMONWEALTH GAMES LOGO
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370ml CS TT GD4 COMMONWEALTH GAMES LOGO
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370ml AA TT CL7 GAMES LOGO, CASTLEMAINE PERKINS LTD.
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370ml AA TT CL7 NO © Near Games logo, CASTLEMAINE PERKINS.
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370ml CS TT GD4 NO © Near Games logo, CASTLEMAINE PERKINS.

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CASTLEMAINE XXXX BITTER ALE  - 3 Chimneys
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375ml AA TT CL7 GAMES LOGO
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375mL AA TT CL7 4.8 ALC/VOL - AUSTRALIA G575 on side
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375mL AA TT CL7 4.8 ALC/VOL. - AUSTRALIA G575 on side
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375mL AA TT CL7 4.8% ALC/VOL - AUSTRALIA G575 on side
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375mL AA TT CL7 No white base coat of paint. Yellow painted straight on silver can
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375mL AA TT CL7 185 MILTON RD. BRISBANE AUSTRALIA G575 on side
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375mL AA TT CL7 As above with large paper sticker on side - 5 cents deposit refundable at point of sale in South Australia
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375mL AA ST CL7 185 MILTON RD. BRISBANE AUSTRALIA G575 on face
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375mL AA ST CL7 Silver 5c DEPOSIT IN STH AUSTRALIA top
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375mL AA ST CL7 Blue 5c DEPOSIT IN STH AUSTRALIA top
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375mL SN ST CP2 .
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375mL SN ST CP2 Blue 5c DEPOSIT IN STH AUSTRALIA top
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375mL SN ST CP2 BRISBANE AUSTRALIA - No G575 number
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375mL SN ST CP2 BOND CORPORATION HOLDINGS LIMITED 26 ST. GEORGES TERRACE PERTH WA. 6000
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375mL SN ST CP2 As above green 15 c DEPOSIT IN STH AUSTRALIA top

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CASTLEMAINE XXXX BITTER ALE - design Change - No Clouds
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375mL SN ST CP1 CROSS HATCHING BEHIND CASTLEMAINE & ROADWAY. TERRACE
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375mL SN ST CP1 CROSS HATCHING BEHIND CASTLEMAINE & ROADWAY. TERRACE,
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375mL SN ST CP1 NO CROSSHATCHING - TERRACE,
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375mL SN ST CP1 As above, Green 15c DEPOSIT IN STH. AUST. top
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375mL SN ST CP1 As above, Green 15c DEPOSIT IN STH. AUST. printed on top
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375mL SN ST CP1 Brisbane address on side. Bond Corp. etc. on face. Possible test can
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375mL SN ST CP2 BOND BREWING W* A*   - A WORLD OF GREAT BEERS on side
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375mL SN ST CP2 BOND BREWING WA   - A WORLD OF GREAT BEERS on side
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375mL SN ST CP1 CASTLEMAINE PERKINS LTD, 11 FINCHLEY STREET, MILTON  QLD
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375mL SN ST CP1 As above, Green 15c DEPOSIT IN STH. AUST. printed on top
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375mL SN ST CP1 As before with smaller 4.8% ALC/VOL on side
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375mL SN ST CP1 As above, Green 15c DEPOSIT IN STH. AUST. printed on top
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375mL SN ST CP1 VIC PERMIT No88/1405 ISSUED 9/8/88 on side of can
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375mL SN ST CP1 CASTLEMAINE PERKINS LIMITED
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375mL SN ST CP1 As above, Green 15c DEPOSIT IN STH. AUST. top
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375mL SN ST CP1 As above, Blue 5c DEPOSIT IN STH. AUST. top

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CASTLEMAINE XXXX BITTER ALE - TRADITIONALLY BREWED SINCE 1878 - 4.8% ALC/VOL
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375ml SN ST CP1 RC1

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CASTLEMAINE XXXX BITTER ALE - NATURALLY BREWED SINCE 1878 - 4.8% ALC/VOL 
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375ml SN ST CP1 RC1
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375ml SN ST CP1 As above, Blue 5c DEPOSIT IN STH. AUST. top
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375ml SN ST CP1 RC1, barcode, 14g ALC/CAN
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375ml SN ST CP1 As above, Blue 5c DEPOSIT IN STH. AUST. top
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375ml SN ST CP1 RC1, 26*21mm barcode, 14g ALC/CAN - Olympic sponsor logo
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375ml SN ST CP1 As above, Blue 5c DEPOSIT IN STH. AUST. top

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CASTLEMAINE XXXX BITTER ALE - NATURALLY BREWED IN QUEENSLAND SINCE 1878 - 4.8% ALC/VOL 
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375ml SN ST CP1 RC1, 26*13mm barcode, 14g ALC/CAN
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375ml SN ST CP1 As above, Blue 5c DEPOSIT IN STH. AUST. top
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375ml SN ST CP1 Address & barcode one side, Japanese writing and RSo other side
Continues on separate pages as Castlemaine XXXX Bitter
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