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True Merchandising Coolers

August 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments

7Up True 1960s Glass Door Soda Coolers
True Manufacturing Company has been building all kinds of merchandising coolers since 1945. True manufactured coolers that have been used for all kinds of food and drink, flowers and even live fishing bait. Shown here are ads for soft drink merchandising coolers. They are referred to as “merchandising” because [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Soda Coolers

Mills 120-B Soda Vending Machines

July 29th, 2010 · 4 Comments

The Mills 120-B was manufactured from 1946 to 1953. It was used by many different soda manufacturing companies and was customized to their particular brand by applying decals. Exceptions to this were the machines manufactured specifically for the Coca-Cola Company. Their soda vendors were painted red and had a Coca-Cola bottle encased in Plexiglas within [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Soda Machines

Vendo Trade Show Lineup

July 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Vendo Trade Show Lineup
These vintage photos show a trade show for soda vending machines from the 1950s. On the floor are machines that illustrate the manufacturing history of the Vendo Company through to the late 50s.

In the first photo, you can see what appears to be a barrel or tub on legs that was [...]

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Tags: Soda Machines

Coca-Cola Glasco GBV-60 Chest Cooler

July 23rd, 2010 · 7 Comments

Glasco manufactured soda vendors exclusively for Coca-Cola and the GBV-60 was manufactured in the early 1960s.

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Tags: Soda Coolers · Soda Machines

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