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Entries from April 2010

Dr Pepper Retro Paper Cup

April 29th, 2010 · 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

Kalva Soda Can Vendor

April 27th, 2010 · No Comments

Above are photos from a 1941 ad for a soda dispensing machine. It was a soda can vendor, able to dispense 3 different flavors of soda. The capacity and dimensions of the machine are unknown.
The vendor was made by Kalva Vendors, Inc., a company that was in business from 1937 to 1950. H. T. Larrimore [...]

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Tags: Manufacturer Histories · Soda Machines · Soda Vending Machines

Chicken in the Rough Cup and Saucer

April 22nd, 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.

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Tags: Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

Vendo 83 Coca-Cola Vendor Vintage Photos

April 19th, 2010 · 19 Comments

Before 1960, there were more Vendo 83s made than any other model of Vendo soda machine. It was the first coin-operated, upright soda vending machine made by Vendo that they mass-produced. As with all other Vendo machines, it was manufactured exclusively for the Cola-Cola Company. The 83s with a mechanical coin mechanism were manufactured from [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca Cola Vending Machine · The Vendo Company

Mr. Nibbs Soda Glass

April 15th, 2010 · 3 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 a glass made for the Mr. [...]

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Tags: Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

Grapette Progress A1 Picnic Cooler

April 12th, 2010 · 2 Comments

This 1950s picnic cooler was manufactured by the Progress Refrigerator Company of Louisville, Kentucky. It was produced for the Grapette Company, makers of Grapette Grape soda in Camden, Arkansas. Grapette Soda was first created in 1939 and is still being made today.
This picnic cooler has an enameled steel exterior and a galvanized liner. It [...]

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Tags: Soda Coolers

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