WWII Ballantine Beer Flat Top
USBC 33-30 Withdrawn Free of Internal Revenue tax for Exportation. Ballantine and Sons Newark, NJ
This can is semi-metallic olive drab, and the letters are black.
A real and all-original Ballantine Export Olive Drab issued during WWII 1942-45. 99% of the Ballantine OD cans are rolled from flat sheets and look completely different. This can is very rare as a real flat top that was filled with beer there has to be less than a dozen of so known. While this is Withdrawn Free can with a "Internal Revenue Tax Paid" olive drab tax lid so it was obviously consumed somewhere in the states or a U.S. territory