Pennsylvania Rubber Company, Centre Court

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Pennsylvania Rubber Company, Centre Court
metal can from 1972 with 3 white X-76HD Heavy Duty tennis ball(s)
of Nylon Dacron Wool construction.
This particular 'Type 18 - Pull-tab Metal Can' item is uncommon.
Photo(s) courtesy of Brad McCall

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Black can trimmed with gold. One of the first Type 18 pull top cans. Bold white arrow on top right with text “NEW! E-Z OPEN E-Z CLOSE CAN”. “Pennsylvania” in orange. “3” and “Centre Court” in gold script. Image of a bouncing ball. Text on ball: “Pennsylvania CENTRE COURT MEETS I.L.T.F SPECS”. There is a number “4” on the ball image. Large “G” on bottom left with “GENERAL TIRE” written inside. “The General Tire & Rubber Company” “Pennsylvania Athletic Products / Akron, Ohio”