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Entries from June 2010

Westinghouse WD-5 Soda Cooler

June 29th, 2010 · 31 Comments

Pictured here is a Westinghouse WD-5 machine that we restored years ago. The Westinghouse WD-5 Soda Cooler was a popular self-service soda machine because of its compact size. It needed a minimum amount of floor space but still had adequate storage space. It holds up to 120 bottles, which is a lot, considering the cooler’s [...]

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Tru Treat Grapefruit Drink Glass

June 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

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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Glascock Portable Coca-Cola Cooler

June 21st, 2010 · 2 Comments

This is a Glascock Portable Cooler from the early 1930s. It is based on the Glascock Standard, with the addition of wheels (2 large on the sides, one smaller in the rear), and a push handle. The cooler could hold 72 bottles of Coke and 50 lbs. of cracked ice. Three cases of additional bottles [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Soda Coolers

NASA Coffee Cup

June 17th, 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.
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Vintage Bottle and Can Openers

June 14th, 2010 · 8 Comments

These two photos show ads for a variety of bottle and can openers used for soda and/or beer. These ads date to about the 1950s. The first ad is for Vaughan Novelty Mfg. Co. of Chicago, Illinois. They were manufacturers of a variety of kitchen accessories and made bottle and can openers for Coca-Cola as [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Manufacturer Histories

Frosty Treat Retro Paper Cup

June 10th, 2010 · 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

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