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Entries from November 2008

SuperVend Drink Vending Machine

November 28th, 2008 · 3 Comments

1950’s SuperVend Cold Cup Drink Vendor
The ad for this 1950’s superVend drink vendor stated that this machine could be used at a variety of locations to increase drink selling profits. Some of the locations listed were schools, air, rail and bus terminals, supermarkets and filling stations. This model cold drink dispenser was capable of vending [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Drink Dispensers

Icy-O Coca-Cola Vendors

November 26th, 2008 · 12 Comments

The 1920’s Icy-O Coca-Cola Vendors
Following the first efforts at bottling Coca-Cola in 1894, the Coca-Cola Company decided they needed a way to display and sell cold bottles of Coke. Originally, the solution was a wooden barrel sawed in half and filled with ice. A sign was usually attached to the front of the barrel. This [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Coca-Cola Advertising · Other Vending Machines · Soda Coolers · Soda Vending Machines · The Icy-O Company

Hazeltine & Perkins Soda Fountain Supply Catalog

November 24th, 2008 · 6 Comments

1929 Hazeltine & Perkins Drug Co. Soda Fountain Supply Catalog
We just posted PDFs of a 1929 Soda Fountain Supply Catalog in the Retroplanet.com PDF Library. The catalog was put out by Hazeltine & Perkins of Grand Rapids, Michigan. It is filled with all kinds of great soda fountain items like glasses, dishes, stools, mixers, straw [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Manufacturer Histories · Soda Fountain & Dispensers

The Cole Spa Drink Vendor

November 21st, 2008 · 11 Comments

The Cole-Spa Hermetic vending machine was a 3-flavor cold drink dispenser. This machine was made in the late 40’s and early 50’s. The term “hermetic” referred to the fact that the machine was sealed, the idea being that fewer things should break down, resulting in fewer service calls.
The Cole-Spa was capable of vending 630 cups. [...]

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Tags: Cole Products Corp. · Drink Dispensers · Other Vending Machines

Spacarb 4-D-51 Drink Vendor

November 19th, 2008 · 3 Comments

The Spacarb 4-D-51 hot and cold drink vendor was manufactured in the mid 40’s to early 50’s. As with any other drink vending machine from its time, not many of these have survived.
The vending options are listed as any combination of carbonated drink, non-carbonated (or “still”) drink and hot drink, adding up to a [...]

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Tags: Drink Dispensers · Other Vending Machines · Spacarb

Delf Soda Machine Triple-Selector

November 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments

The Delf Triple-Selector Soda Machine
The Fully-Automatic Delf Triple-Selector Vendor dispensed bottled soft drinks and was capable of vending up to 3 different flavors. This model machine, made in the late 1940’s to early 50’s was touted as being a smaller model, but with a large capacity. It had an overall 121-bottle vending capacity but had [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Drink Dispensers · Soda Vending Machines

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