FIND OUT ONLY IN YOUR ON SALE FRI­DAY AND SATUR­DAY I’M A CAN -ORAK!

WHAT HAP­PENS WHEN 20 CRIM­I­NAL GYP­SIES FIND OUT YOU’RE AN UN­DER­COVER COP?

Midweek Sport - - NEWS - By BEN RI­LEY

DON’T take a pop at this bloke for his hobby – he’s got the world’s big­gest col­lec­tion of dif­fer­ent Coca Cola cans.

Sweet-toothed Da­vide An­dreani, 39, has more than 10,000 cans and he’s been seek­ing out un­usual de­signs for the global soft drink since he was a child.

His col­lec­tion – 70% of which are un­opened – in­cludes de­signs from al­most ev­ery coun­try – ex­cept Cuba and North Korea where Coke is not sold.

Da­vide even has edi­tions never sold to the gen­eral pub­lic in­clud­ing one cre­ated in Mil­ton Keynes in 1986 for the open­ing of ‘the world’s fastest soft drink can­ning line’ which pro­duced 2,000 a minute.

Da­vide, from Pe­saro, Italy, said: “I started to col­lect­ing them when I was young. My fa­ther would come back from a busi­ness trips and give me the small 150ml cans from the aero­plane.

“In 1990 I had a few hun­dred coke cans, now with the in­ter­net I have around 10,000.”

He added: “The most valu­able cans are gold cans pro­duced form the fac­to­ries for spe­cial open­ings or an­niver­saries.

“In the can world, the rarest gold cans can be sold for be­tween £400 and £500.”

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