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Since the Spainish American War of 1898, Puerto Rico has been a Commonwealth Territory of the United States.  Cerveceria India started canning flat tops early while Corona had a early cone top labeled "Deluxe" which I would dearly like to have on my shelves.  The following four India flat top cans are my favorites.  The United States Beer Cans book issued by the BCCA only shows three of them.  The two 10oz cans are different, one uses a duller red like the 12oz can for the word "iNDiA" whereas the other uses a metallic red.  Other differences are the label height, the width of the horizontal yellow pinstripes, and the metalic red can is "Keglined" and the dull red can is a Continental Can Company can like its 12 oz brother.  I wonder if there is a 12oz Keglined can as well?

This is the only one of these cans I have seen.
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Recently the brewery reissued the label design on an aluminum can.

This is the metalic red & keglined version,
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Its lid stamp is simply "BEER" with "Brewed and Cannned At Mayaguez Puerto Rico..." around it.

This 12oz flat uses "Brewery Fresh" as a script
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slogan on the label. Its Lid stamped with a "i" block logo and "not less than 6%".

This is the dull red version that matches the 12oz
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It too uses the "Formula Original" slogan.

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