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Entries from December 2009

Lyon 500 Coca-Cola Soda Vending Machine

December 16th, 2009 · 7 Comments

This brochure illustrates the Lyon 500 Coca-Cola cup vending machine. It was built in the early 1950s by the Worthington Pump & Machinery Corp. It was marketed by Lyon Industries of New York City, who partnered with Worthington in order to sell and distribute soda vending machines.
The Model 500, with its unique art deco [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca Cola Vending Machine · Soda Vending Machines

The Original Pantry Mug

December 4th, 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.
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Tags: Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

Vintage U.S. Mailbox

December 2nd, 2009 · 21 Comments

These are photos of a U.S. mailbox that we restored some years ago. It dates to the late 1950s or some time in the early to mid-1960s. The manufacturer is unknown, but the style of the box is very much like the early designs conceived of by Postmaster David C. Owens in the early 1900s. [...]

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

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