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Entries from March 2009

The Westinghouse WD-12 Soda Machine

March 23rd, 2009 · 33 Comments

The Westinghouse WD-12 Soda Machine is a dry cooler, meaning it cools without the use of water. It is very similar to the Westinghouse WE-6 except that machine is a wet box, and because of that, held fewer bottles. Also the WD-12 has the addition of stainless steel details. This Coca-Cola soda cooler has a [...]

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Tags: Blogs with Videos · Coca-Cola · Soda Coolers · Uncategorized

The Cornelius Slim-Lite Ambassador

March 20th, 2009 · No Comments

A Slim-Lite Coca-Cola Pre-Mix Soda Fountain Dispenser

The Cornelius Slim-Lite Ambassador was the same machine as the Cornelius Ambassador. The only difference being that it had a smaller lighted top. It was offered along side of the Ambassador, for anyone who may have required a smaller machine with “just the right amount of point-of-sale display”.

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca-Cola · Cornelius · Soda Fountain & Dispensers

The Vendorlator 27

March 19th, 2009 · 45 Comments

The VMC 27 is the smallest soda machine made by Vendorlator. It is only 27 inches high and dispenses 27 6.5 ounce bottles. It had space to pre-cool 10 bottles. It is one of the smallest Coca-Cola soda machines ever made. It’s called the “Tabletop” because it could be placed on a counter. There were [...]

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Tags: Coca Cola Vending Machine · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc. · Soda Vending Machines · Uncategorized · Vendorlator

Reddy Kilowatt Cup and Saucer

March 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Vintage Cups, Glasses and Mugs
It’s interesting to see the different promotional and corporate products made over the years. Every week we will feature a cool retro cup, glass or mug from our large collection. We’ll share what we’ve learned about them and welcome your additional input and comments.
This retro mug features a character called Reddy [...]

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Tags: Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

Art Deco Zenith Movie Projector

March 17th, 2009 · 4 Comments

The Zenith movie projector was manufactured by the Safety Projector Company of Duluth, Minnesota. Old projectors make great decor for a home theater room. We restored this one years ago with an Art Deco color scheme. The projector did not work and was just cosmetically restored. Not sure, but I would guess this was from [...]

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Tags: Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc. · Uncategorized · Unique & Unusual

Victor Kooler Grill Restoration

March 17th, 2009 · 5 Comments

This is the second part of our blog on the Victor Kooler Grill. Be sure to check out Part One where we give you a little history of this unique Coca-Cola cooler also known as the “Hot Dogger”.
Our restoration of the Victor Kooler Grill was probably one of the most challenging and time consuming restorations [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc. · Soda Coolers · Unique & Unusual

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