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Entries Tagged as 'Candy & Cigarette Machines'

Univendor Candy Machine Brochure Photos

April 5th, 2011 · 14 Comments

This is a brochure from the 1950s that features the Univendor Junior 120 made by Stoner. This candy vendor was made with 6 rows for displaying and vending candy. The brochure features the Univendor Junior as a tabletop model and includes all the specifications and unique features of the 120 model.

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Candy & Cigarette Machines

1950s Ford Gumball Machine

October 11th, 2010 · 81 Comments

The first stick gum machines were introduced in 1888, followed by the first gumball vending machines in 1907. Shortly after that, Ford Mason, a roofing salesman, was looking for a business to get involved in during the winter months, when sales were at a lull. He started by leasing about 100 gumball machines and placing [...]

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Tags: Candy & Cigarette Machines · Manufacturer Histories · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc.

1950s Stoner Univendor Theater Candy Vending Machine

October 5th, 2009 · 40 Comments

This beautiful red candy machine is a 1950s Stoner Theater Candy Vendor that we restored. It is one of several that we restored over the years. They are the most rare of the Stoner candy vendors, with an illuminated front panel. They are capable of vending up to eight different types of candy and accept [...]

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Tags: Candy & Cigarette Machines · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc.

DuGrenier Candy Man Candy Bar Machine

August 10th, 2009 · 19 Comments

Here is a cool little upright candy machine that used to be manufactured in Haverhill, MA—practically in our own backyard. It is the DuGrenier Candy Man Candy Bar Machine, and at the time, it sold for $41.50. The machine held 72 bars and displayed up to 12 different brands. The optional stand for $6.00 could [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Candy & Cigarette Machines

Cigaromat 6-Selection Cigar Vendor

July 20th, 2009 · 11 Comments

This is a cigar vending machine that we restored. It was made by the Cigaromat Service Corp. some time in the 1950s. They were available in either a smaller tabletop 3-selection style, or like this floor model 6-selection style. The pull handles are made of Bakelite. The graphics are ours and are not original.
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Tags: Candy & Cigarette Machines · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc.

The Refreshery Concession Stand

June 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

Is Refreshery even a word? In any case, we had this photo of what looks to be a movie theater concession stand. Really great 1950’s styling for the back wall with “Refreshery” spelled out in a great-looking script set on top of alternating square panels.
There’s a popcorn machine, candy counter, self-serve ice cream and [...]

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Tags: Candy & Cigarette Machines · Drink Dispensers · Food Dispensers · Ice Cream Dispensers · Other Vending Machines · Soda Fountain & Dispensers

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