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Entries Tagged as 'Coca-Cola'

Hanging Around the Mills Soda Machine

May 9th, 2011 · 6 Comments

We have a large number of vintage photos in our archives, and thought it would be fun to share some of them with you. The following photos are of 1930s and 1940s Mills Coca-Cola vending machines that were being used in a variety of locations.

The first two photos show people gathered around a Mills [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca Cola Vending Machine · Coca-Cola · Coca-Cola Advertising · Soda Machines · Soda Vending Machines

Glascock Coca-Cola Coolers Advertisement

August 23rd, 2010 · 8 Comments

This is an advertisement for several Coca-Cola coolers manufactured by the Glascock Brothers Mfg. Co. This ad is dated August 1931 and illustrates all of the Glascock coolers available at the time. There is the Standard, which was the first standardized ice box they made for the Coca-Cola Company in the late 1920s. The “Counter” [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca-Cola · Coca-Cola Advertising · Coolers · Soda Coolers

Mills 45 Coca-Cola Vendor

July 13th, 2010 · 28 Comments

The Mills 45 Coca-Cola vending machine was manufactured for only 2 years: 1941-1942. It was the smallest Mills vending machine made pre-WWII. It is the most desired model for Mills collectors due to its smaller size. It has a small bottle capacity; only 26 bottles, which made it ideal for use in lower volume situations, [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Soda Vending Machines

Glascock Deluxe Coca-Cola Cooler

July 5th, 2010 · 10 Comments

The Glascock Deluxe cooler, when it was built was the best Glascock had to offer. The $36 price tag was considered a lot at the time (the Standard cost only $15) but came with special features, such as a stainless steel lid and bottle racks. This model was created for storeowners that wanted a more [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Coolers · Soda Coolers

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

Coca-Cola Dispenser Delivery Truck

May 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The vintage photo above is of a Coca-Cola Dispenser Service delivery truck. This is a great old photo, not only of the 1919 Ford Model T truck, but it also shows a variety of vintage Coca-Cola bottle dispensers. These coolers were probably destined for Mom and Pop stores throughout the neighborhood.

The dark colored cooler on [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Soda Coolers · Unique & Unusual

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