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Entries from May 2009

The Coca-Cola VMC Vendorlator 27

May 15th, 2009 · 3 Comments

We blogged recently about a Coca-Cola VMC 27 we restored and that blog can be read here: http://www.vintagevending.com/the-vendorlator-27.
We have since come across these original ads for the machine and wanted to share them. One of the ads shows the Kay Display base we reference in the first blog. The Vendorlator 27 is a neat little [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca Cola Vending Machine · Vendorlator

Coca-Cola Ford Pick-up Truck Parade Float

May 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Found this interesting picture in one of the old magazines we have around here. The Middletown, Ohio Coca-Cola Bottling Company has their float ready for the Old Fashioned Days celebration. Looks like they took one of their Coca-Cola Company Ford pick-ups and decked it out in all things Coke. What I find most interesting is [...]

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

Dunkin’ Donuts Cup and Saucer

May 13th, 2009 · 7 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.
This is an interesting vintage cup and saucer [...]

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Tags: Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

1940s Cigarette Vending Machine

May 11th, 2009 · 74 Comments

This is a 1940s cigarette machine that we restored. With smoking as popular as it was at the time, these machines would have been used nearly everywhere. Its beautiful art deco design indicates that it was probably used in a nice restaurant, nightclub or theater. We’re not sure who the manufacturer is, so if you [...]

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

Coca-Cola Cavalier 51 Factory Production Line

May 8th, 2009 · 12 Comments

Found this interesting photo of a bunch of Coca-Cola Cavalier 51 soda machines on the production line at the plant in Chattanooga, TN. The Cavalier 51 was a widely produced machine from the early 1950s to the late 1950s. It is not the most collectible machine because it is kind of large and is a [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Manufacturer Histories · Soda Vending Machines

Orange Crush Retro Soda Fountain Glass

May 8th, 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.
The [...]

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Tags: Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

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