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Entries from April 2009

1959 Orange Crush Dispenser Ad

April 30th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Now this is an Orange Crush Dispenser! This is an ad from a 1959 Diner Drive-In Magazine. Great eye-catching display, Orange Crush fountain with a huge cup on top. This really must have sold a lot of Crush. I do not believe Crush was carbonated back then, which made it possible to have these kinds [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Soda Fountain & Dispensers

Esso Cup and Saucer

April 29th, 2009 · 3 Comments

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.
The manufacturer of this cup and saucer was [...]

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Tags: Esso · Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

1940s Stoner Candy Vending Machine

April 27th, 2009 · 43 Comments

This is a 1940s Stoner Candy Vendor that we restored some years ago. It has a very art deco look and was probably used in ritzier venues such as the lobby of an elegant hotel. It has a light on top that shines on the mirror below, as well as bulbs behind the “Fresh” and [...]

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Tags: Candy & Cigarette Machines · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc.

The J.P. Seeburg Company

April 24th, 2009 · 24 Comments

A Swedish immigrant named Justus P. Seeburg founded the J.P. Seeburg Piano Company in 1902. The company began as a manufacturer of coin-operated electric pianos. These pianos were equipped with a music roll that indicated the notes to be played. The rolls could be changed depending on what music was popular at the time. In [...]

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Tags: J. P. Seeburg Company · Manufacturer Histories

Cavalier-Vendo V-17 Office Vend Top

April 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

Here is an interesting brochure we came across featuring the V-17 “Office Vendo Top”.
I have never seen one of these and I doubt it was ever manufactured, given this is just a drawing. What’s interesting is that the Vend Top is on what is clearly a Cavalier Office Cooler, but the top appears to be [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Unique & Unusual · Vendo

Dad’s Root Beer Retro Paper Cup

April 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Vintage Cups, Glasses and Mugs
In our blogs, we’ve been featuring a different promotional or corporate restaurantware product made over the years. This is another in the group of cool retro cups, glasses or mugs from our large collection. Here we’ll be sharing what we’ve learned about it and we welcome your additional input and comments.
Dad’s [...]

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Tags: Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

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