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Entries from April 2009

1950 Garton Pink Kidillac Pedal Car

April 21st, 2009 · 5 Comments

Toy manufacturers have been producing pedal cars just about as long as car manufacturers have been building cars. Karl Benz is credited with making the first modern automobile in 1885 and the first patent for a pedal car was issued in the early 1890s. Pedal cars became increasingly popular after the turn of the century [...]

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Tags: Kiddie Rides & Pedal Cars · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc. · Soda Coolers

Dole Super Coca-Cola Soda Fountain Dispenser

April 20th, 2009 · 6 Comments

The Dole Super Dispenser was introduced in April of 1951. It was manufactured by the Dole Valve Company of Chicago, Illinois. It was Dole’s first soft drink dispenser with a continuous flow valve and was designed to compete with the Selmix soda dispenser. The Super would have been mounted on a counter-top.

In 1955 the [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Soda Fountain & Dispensers

Coca-Cola Stadium Vendor

April 20th, 2009 · 4 Comments

This is a Coca-Cola Stadium Vendor that we restored. Many collectors refer to these as “bottle carriers” but they were more than that. These were not used simply to transport bottles of Coca-Cola. They were used at baseball games and other events where there were large crowds. A hawker would circulate through the crowd and [...]

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

Superior Deluxe Jet Trash Can

April 20th, 2009 · 9 Comments

In the 1950’s we entered the Jet Age and America was very excited about it. So why not design your products to take advantage of that excitement, even if it’s just a trash can? The Deluxe Jet by Superior is one cool-looking trash can. Looks like you could just hang it under a wing and [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca-Cola

7 Up Retro Paper Cup

April 15th, 2009 · No Comments

This 7 Up Retro Paper Cup is from the late 1960s or early 1970s. This is determined by the psychedelic, pop art style of artwork that was prevalent at the time.

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Tags: Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

Marx Lightning Express 3000 Ride On Train

April 13th, 2009 · 16 Comments

This is a Marx Lightning Express 3000 Train that we restored. It was made in the 1950s by Louis Marx & Co. as a ride on toy for children.

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

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