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    1983 "Bubba Smith Was Here" Miller Lite Advertising Sign From New York City Subway Car. In a hugely successful TV commercial by Miller Beer, which debuted in 1977 and ran for many years, the 6-8 275-pound football Hall of Famer explained why he drank Miller Lite and closed by ripping off the top of the beer can saying, "I also love the easy opening cans."

    As a part of that campaign, this iconic Miller Lite advertising sign, which once hung in a New York City subway car in 1983, pictures a Miller Lite beer can ripped in half with "Bubba Smith Was Here" in white letters against a black background. "1983 Miller Brewing Co." appears at the bottom. Surface creases and border pinholes are not so visible from afar against the black background. Measures 22x21". A really awesome display piece where the brilliance lies in the simplicity.


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