Model Cars And Aluminum Cans

"Albert (Tapper) Torney always carried a sugar bag to collect empty bottles and cans. Everyone thought he was a bit eccentric and kids would tease and hassle him. Then it was discovered that he sold the empty bottles but only some of the cans.

After he died in 1998 (aged 86) his large collection of model cars made from aluminum cans was discovered.

This goes to prove "you should never judge a book by its cover" ....... or a sculptor by his sugar bag.

Below is some of his amazing collection..."

(I am going to save my Pepsi Throw Back cans – I am sure I can turn them into a Mustang!! ☺)

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