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Beer Mats
« on: Feb 10 - 2015 »
Does anyone collect Sams beer mats,I did a bit of research and the earliest(i think) is from 1934!,there are over 160+ and just for instance there are at least ten old brewery bitter varieties,great collection of 55 in Wellington in York,any other pub have collection?.I have pics of most of them and am trying to collect,some strange ones!.Would be interested if anyone collects as I have just started.

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Re: Beer Mats
« Reply #1 on: Feb 10 - 2015 »
Does anyone collect Sams beer mats,I did a bit of research and the earliest(i think) is from 1934!,there are over 160+ and just for instance there are at least ten old brewery bitter varieties,great collection of 55 in Wellington in York,any other pub have collection?.I have pics of most of them and am trying to collect,some strange ones!.Would be interested if anyone collects as I have just started.


How do you know all of this?   ::W:: 

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Re: Beer Mats
« Reply #2 on: Feb 10 - 2015 »
Meaning what? It is freely available on a website called beermatmania,you can do a free trial or join as I did and look at the gallery,and before you jump to more conclusions I have nothing to do with website/brewery,just thought id ask.

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Re: Beer Mats
« Reply #3 on: Feb 10 - 2015 »
Does anyone collect Sams beer mats,I did a bit of research and the earliest(i think) is from 1934!,there are over 160+ and just for instance there are at least ten old brewery bitter varieties,great collection of 55 in Wellington in York,any other pub have collection?.I have pics of most of them and am trying to collect,some strange ones!.Would be interested if anyone collects as I have just started.

I have several dozen in my collection.  Not got any different ones in a while - I'll see if I have any duplicates.

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Re: Beer Mats
« Reply #4 on: Feb 10 - 2015 »
Meaning what? It is freely available on a website called beermatmania,you can do a free trial or join as I did and look at the gallery,and before you jump to more conclusions I have nothing to do with website/brewery,just thought id ask.

Now you have explained I see now. I wasn't aware that such information is available or that some people  care called     bearmatmanics! If that is the correct term?
No offense was ever intended BB.

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Re: Beer Mats
« Reply #5 on: Feb 10 - 2015 »
Having seen the quality of Bitterboy's previous research on old photos etc I would never have thought anything unusual about his post.
I think the correct name for a beermat collector is "tegestologist"!

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Re: Beer Mats
« Reply #6 on: Feb 13 - 2015 »
Apologies ECBD,bit your head off there sorry,a few pics of the spares/swaps I have(beer not included)!

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Re: Beer Mats
« Reply #7 on: Feb 13 - 2015 »
No problem....  ;)

Nice collection by the way.. Some products I've not heard of in there.

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Re: Beer Mats
« Reply #8 on: Feb 20 - 2015 »
You certainly do have a great collection of beer mats, if I see any then I shall collect for you.

Many that I have not seen before, thank you,
The opinions that I express are my own !! A Fan of SSOB products. Time for a pint of OBB

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Re: Beer Mats
« Reply #9 on: Mar 6 - 2015 »
Nice one arrived today from US,not very "pc" nowadays but its from 1964 before drink driving laws came in!.

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Re: Beer Mats
« Reply #10 on: Mar 6 - 2015 »
Nice one arrived today from US,not very "pc" nowadays but its from 1964 before drink driving laws came in!.

Harry Potter's Anglia to have gotten that far?  :BL

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Re: Beer Mats
« Reply #11 on: May 11 - 2015 »
Rare one I got today,not sure if trading standards was going in 1968 but I can't see drinking ice cool alpine would do anything for your waistline!.
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Re: Beer Mats
« Reply #12 on: May 23 - 2015 »
The new beer mats are getting smaller!.
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Re: Beer Mats
« Reply #13 on: May 23 - 2015 »
Latest two arrived today,part of a set of ten from 1969,only got five so far.

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Re: Beer Mats
« Reply #14 on: Jun 4 - 2015 »
One more arrived today,on right shows same reverse of all the mats in the set,four more to go !.
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