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Entries from October 2008

Soda Fountain Blog at Retroplanet.com

October 15th, 2008 · 2 Comments

New Soda Fountain Blog at Retroplanet.com
Check out the new Bastian-Blessing Soda Fountain blog at Retroplanet.com. It features photos and facts about one of the finest soda fountain manufacturers. There are additional photos in our RetroPlanet PDF Library. Be sure to take a look and send us your feedback, memories or anything you’d like to share. [...]

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Tags: Manufacturer Histories · Retro Planet News · Soda Fountain & Dispensers

Seeburg HF100R Jukebox

October 13th, 2008 · 54 Comments

1954 Seeburg HF100R Jukebox — “The R”
The Seeburg HF 100R Jukebox was produced from 1954 to 1955 and is one of the most sought-after of all the 50’s jukeboxes. This model was made in 1954 and features the chrome accents and visible Select-O-Matic system that was, and still is, so popular among collectors of jukeboxes [...]

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Tags: J. P. Seeburg Company · Jukeboxes · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc.

Coca-Cola Employee Uniforms

October 10th, 2008 · 15 Comments

Official Coca-Cola Company Uniforms
Are you in the mood for a little nostalgia? These photos are of vintage brochures advertising various styles of Riverside uniforms made for the employees of the Coca-Cola Company. The Riverside Manufacturing Company has been in business since 1911, and still makes corporate uniforms today out of Moultrie, Georgia.

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Tags: The Cola-Cola Company · Unique & Unusual

1950’s Cronstroms Cooler

October 8th, 2008 · 8 Comments

Cronstroms Picnic Cooler
Here is a picture of a generic Cronstroms picnic cooler we restored a while back. Picnic coolers are pretty easy to restore, if you find them in decent shape. We painted this one a nice 50’s green and decorated it with original Florida travel decals. Original travel decals are easily available. Do a [...]

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Tags: Picnic Coolers · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc.

Bob’s Big Boy Statue

October 6th, 2008 · 98 Comments

A Big Bob’s Big Boy
We were always on the lookout for unrestored fiberglass Bob’s Big Boy statues when we where in the restoration business. So when we were offered one at a good price about seven years ago, we said “Sure, we’ll take it”. But when the truck showed up with the delivery, it was [...]

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Tags: Bob's Big Boy · Unique & Unusual · Unrestored Statue

Cavalier 51 Coca-Cola Vending Machine

October 3rd, 2008 · 45 Comments

The Cavalier Coca-Cola vending machine was designed by Cavalier to compete directly with the Vendo 39. It vends 51 cold bottles of Coca-Cola and pre-cools 36 bottles, which is a greater volume than the 39 vended, 20 cooled of the Vendo 39. Other features you can see listed in this brochure are that it’s easy [...]

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

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