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Entries from October 2009

Coca-Cola Delivery Instructions for a Mills Vending Machine

October 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

These photos illustrate a neat little bit of Coca-Cola history. Each gives a step-by-step instruction to their truck drivers for the proper delivery of bottled Coca-Cola to a customer’s vending machine. It’s very interesting to see the procedures of the time, as well as the setting and other vending devices that were used. Note the [...]

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Tags: Coca Cola Vending Machine · Unique & Unusual

Big Boy Retro Paper Cup

October 22nd, 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: Bob's Big Boy · Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

Early Vendo Soda Chest Vending Machine

October 20th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Vendo was founded in 1937 in Kansas City, Missouri. Their initial product line consisted of chest coolers, but after WWII they became known for their upright vending machines, which were made exclusively for the Coca-Cola Company. This chest cooler is one of the earliest—if not one of the first chest coolers made by Vendo.
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Tags: Soda Coolers · Soda Vending Machines · Vendo

Squirt Soda Fountain Glass

October 15th, 2009 · 4 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

Vendo Ark Pie Ice Cream Vendor

October 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Here is a photo of a Vendo Ark Pie ice cream vendor. I really do not know much about this machine or what an Ark Pie is, but I thought it was a neat picture. If anyone is familiar with this machine or what an Ark Pie is, please blog-in and let us know.
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Tags: Ice Cream Dispensers · Other Vending Machines · The Vendo Company

Coca-Cola Marketeer Soda Cooler

October 7th, 2009 · No Comments

This is an eye-catching cooler manufactured for dispensing and promoting the sales of Coca-Cola in bottles and cans. It was manufactured in the 1960s by the Beverage-Air Company of South Carolina. It has a very large capacity, with 12 display racks. There are two glass doors that open to provide access to the cold the [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca-Cola · Coca-Cola Advertising · Soda Coolers

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