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Entries from November 2010

AMi Continental 2 Jukebox

November 17th, 2010 · 9 Comments

This jukebox features the classic atomic design of the 1960s. The uniqueness of its design has resulted in the Continental 2’s appearance in several Hollywood movies. Built in 1962, the distinctive styling of the AMi Continental 2 reflects the esthetic of the modern space age. The Plexiglas dome over the turntable and the semi-circle of [...]

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Tags: Jukeboxes · Manufacturer Histories · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc.

Esso Visible Gas Pump

November 1st, 2010 · 17 Comments

This is an Esso visible gas pump, called the G&B model 177, made in 1925. The manufacturer was Gilbert & Barker Manufacturing Company. The first gas pumps were �����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������visible” gas pumps that drew the gasoline out of the ground and into a 5 to 10 gallon glass cylinder before it was released into the car. [...]

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Tags: Esso · Gas & Oil Companies · Gas Pumps & Station Items · Manufacturer Histories · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc.

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