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Antique Coca-Cola Water Cooler

March 29th, 2010 · 8 Comments

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Coca-Cola Soda and Water Vendor

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 a clever marketing piece, since even if you prefer a cup of water, the Coca-Cola ad and the tempting cold bottles are right there, promoting the soft drink product. This stand was probably designed for use in an office.

Produced: 1920 to 1930

Tags: Coca-Cola · Coolers · Unique & Unusual

8 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Ralph Neff // Apr 16, 2010 at 2:30 pm

    I have a Coca Cola cooler. I think the model # is a W-SIR. Do you have any info on this?

  • 2 vintagevending // Apr 27, 2010 at 10:47 am

    Ralph,

    Do you know the manufacturer? or have any pictures? I need more info to go on in order to help you out.

  • 3 Glenn // Jan 27, 2011 at 2:04 am

    Hi. I have a similar cooler only it’s a curved 3 sided/legged red and white with a crock pot to hold the water. I have no idea the age, value, maker, etc. I can send pix if you like. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

  • 4 Eddie Phillips // Aug 26, 2011 at 5:55 pm

    Have 5 gal antique coca cola water cooler need info, Red metal cover with coca cola decals approx. 13″ wide 15 ” hi, covering a stoneware crock with water spout an lid, drip tray on red 3 leg metal stand. over all height 43″ to top of stoneware lig

  • 5 jeff baker // Feb 16, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    I cant seem to find a value of a water cooled coke machine model #cm 6w its also stamped cc 53-9.it runs and cools. thanks

  • 6 joe // Oct 7, 2012 at 9:25 pm

    Have a coca cola 5 gal crock water pot and three
    Legs. Spout water tray. Red cover that said refresh yourself drink coca coca. Drip tray and pan. Need any information will help.

  • 7 joe // Oct 18, 2012 at 8:11 pm

    Have a three leg water cooler. It’s a 5 gallon crock water cooler, red that said (refresh yourself drink coca-coca) drip tray @bucket

  • 8 Jasmine // Nov 4, 2012 at 6:33 pm

    Anyone know where can I find one that looks just like this?

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