Lager Lovelies

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YOU may think that they are an embarrassing reminder of a bygone era, when unreconstructed men could be persuaded to buy lager on the strength of the comely woman on the front of the can.

But beer can collectors the world over are interested in Tennents Lager Lovelies series. One Swedish enthusiast has gone so far as to offer 60 for an empty can featuring the Scottish models.

It has to be an original 1960s Sweetheart Stout flat top can, but if you haven’t returned your empties for some time, it may be worth keeping an eye open.