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Entries from June 2008

Coca-Cola Vendo D-56 Decorator Series

June 30th, 2008 · 15 Comments

Coca-Cola has always done a great job getting their products into as many locations as possible. The Vendo D-56 was an attempt to get Coke into locations where a soda machine might be out of place, like an upscale office. The D-56 was basically a soda machine with a decorative door on the front. The [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca-Cola · Soda Vending Machines

Vendo Coin Changer

June 27th, 2008 · 29 Comments

The Vendo Coin Changer
Manufactured between the late 1940’s and the mid 1950’s, the Vendo Coin Changer was originally designed for use in lunchrooms beside the Vendo V-83s. This machine gave the appropriate number of nickels in exchange for a dime or quarter that could then be used in the soda vending machine. Keep in mind [...]

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Tags: Other Vending Machines · Vendo Coin Changer

Frostidrink Royal Crown Cup Soda Vendor

June 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The Frostidrink Cup Soda Vendor
I don’t know too much about this machine except it was invented by W.W. Bowman of Dallas, Texas in the late 30’s. Amazing what you find when you google something. The machine appears to be a 3-selection cup vendor done up in Royal Crown Cola. Nothing too exciting about it, but [...]

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Tags: Soda Vending Machines

Frigid Fruit Company Cold Fruit Vending Machine

June 24th, 2008 · 8 Comments

“From tree to thee” was the slogan for the Frigid Fruit Companies cold fruit vending machine. Another pretty cool and unusual fruit vending machine that unfortunately we do not have much info on.

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Tags: Fruit Dispensers · Unique & Unusual

Fisk Tire Boy Fiberglass Statue

June 22nd, 2008 · 28 Comments

The Little Fisk Tire Boy Fiberglass Statue
“Time to Re-Tire” was the slogan coined for Fisk Tires when they started using The Little Fisk Tire Boy around 1910. Not sure how old this fiberglass statue was when we restored it about 6 years ago, but like other fiberglass restorations it entailed stripping the old paint, fiberglass [...]

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Tags: Gas Pumps & Station Items · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc. · Retro Gifts · Unique & Unusual

B-1 Lemon-Lime Soda Vending Machine

June 21st, 2008 · No Comments

The B-1 Lemon-Lime Soda Six-Pack Vending Machine
Is this the coolest vending machine ever, or what? This machine vends an entire 6-pack of B-1. I have never seen anything like it before and I am not sure how many of these were ever made, but it is wild. A 6-pack of B1 for fifty cents! Not [...]

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Tags: Soda Vending Machines

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