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Entries from May 2009

Coca-Cola School Zone Sign

May 29th, 2009 · 4 Comments

The Coca-Cola Company certainly made an effort to get their name out wherever they could, as evidenced by these brochure pages for a Coca-Cola school zone sign. On this page dating to 1966, the sign was categorized as “outside advertising” and was probably suggested safety and marketing equipment directed at storeowners in the vicinity of [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca-Cola Advertising · Unique & Unusual

A&W Retro Paper Cup

May 27th, 2009 · 2 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.
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Tags: Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

Dole Deluxe Coca-Cola Soda Fountain Dispenser

May 22nd, 2009 · 35 Comments

We restored this Dole Deluxe Coca-Cola soda fountain dispenser. It’s a countertop soda fountain dispenser that was introduced in 1947 by the Dole Valve Company. It was the very first dispenser they produced following WWII. Because of its shape, it was called the “outboard motor”. The design was created by Raymond Loewy, a famous industrial [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc. · Soda Coolers · Soda Fountain & Dispensers · Soda Vending Machines

Coca-Cola Double-Sided Tire Rack

May 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

This is a 1960 Coca-Cola tire rack and 2-sided metal sign combination. Never missing an opportunity to advertise, this clever solution was designed for filling stations that also sold Coca-Cola. It was made of tin with a carry handle on top. It’s a very clever design solution since the inclusion of the tire will also [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca-Cola Advertising · Gas Pumps & Station Items

Friendly Cola Retro Soda Fountain Glass

May 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

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.
This [...]

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Tags: Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

Cavalier 96 Custom Soda Machine Restoration

May 18th, 2009 · 6 Comments

This late 1950s Cavalier CS-96 soda machine is a one-of-kind vending machine. On it we did a custom restoration for a college fraternity. The colors are inspired by their fraternity insignia and rather than dispensing soda, the shelves were adjusted so vending long neck beer bottles is no problem.

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

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