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Entries from March 2010

Antique Coca-Cola Water Cooler

March 29th, 2010 · 8 Comments

This illustration is from an old advertisement in our archives for a Coca-Cola water cooler/bottle vendor combination. Based on the Coke logo and the styling of the unit, it most likely dates from about 1920 to 1930. This innovative vendor is a water cooler with a cooling box to hold bottles of Coca-Cola. It’s really [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Coolers · Unique & Unusual

Golden Wonder Orange Soda Glass

March 25th, 2010 · 5 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 glass is for Wonder Orange Drink made [...]

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1940s Dr. Pepper Picnic Cooler

March 22nd, 2010 · 28 Comments

This picnic cooler for Dr. Pepper was manufactured, we believe by Progress. It appears to be a rare example, since we’ve been unable to locate any in reference books or online. If you can share anything about this cooler, please add your comments.
The slogan, “Good For Life” appears on the front of the cooler and [...]

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Tags: Coolers · Picnic Coolers · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc.

Frozen Coca-Cola Paper Cup

March 18th, 2010 · 3 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.
Frozen [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

Vendo Company Lunchroom Vendors

March 15th, 2010 · 9 Comments

These two photos are of the lunchroom inside a Vendo vending machine factory lunchroom sometime in the 1950s. As you can see in the first photo, the lunchroom was fully stocked with Vendo vending machines of all kinds. These were soda, fresh food, ice cream, milk, juice and coffee machines.
The second photo shows a [...]

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Tags: Drink Dispensers · Food Dispensers · Fruit Dispensers · Soda Vending Machines · The Vendo Company

Homer Laughlin Cup and Saucer

March 11th, 2010 · 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.
This [...]

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Tags: Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

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