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National Sun Ray Gas Pump

August 17th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Late 1930s National A-1 Pump Restoration
This is a gas pump we restored with the Sun Ray Gasoline logo and colors. This is a National A-1 gas pump manufactured by the National Oil Pump and Tank Company of Dayton, Ohio. The company was founded in 1907 and by 1930 the name had changed to the National [...]

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Westinghouse WD-5 Soda Cooler

June 29th, 2010 · 31 Comments

Pictured here is a Westinghouse WD-5 machine that we restored years ago. The Westinghouse WD-5 Soda Cooler was a popular self-service soda machine because of its compact size. It needed a minimum amount of floor space but still had adequate storage space. It holds up to 120 bottles, which is a lot, considering the cooler’s [...]

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Golden Wonder Orange Soda Glass

March 25th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Vintage Cups, Glasses and Mugs
It’s interesting to see the different promotional and corporate products made over the years. Every week we will feature a cool retro cup, glass or mug from our large collection. We’ll share what we’ve learned about them and welcome your additional input and comments.
This glass is for Wonder Orange Drink made [...]

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Chaser Lithiated Glass

February 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Vintage Cups, Glasses and Mugs
It’s interesting to see the different promotional and corporate products made over the years. Every week we will feature a cool retro cup, glass or mug from our large collection. We’ll share what we’ve learned about them and welcome your additional input and comments.
This is a Chaser Lithiated Soda glass. Chaser [...]

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Eco Model 93 Air Meter, the “Eco Tire Flator”

July 10th, 2009 · 11 Comments

The model 93 Eco Air Meter was introduced in 1947. These air meters operated using air pressure, not electricity. They inflated a tire by injecting a pulse of air when the chuck was attached to the tire valve. It would then stop and read the tire pressure to see if more air needed to [...]

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Coca-Cola Cavalier Junior Airline Cooler

June 10th, 2009 · 25 Comments

This is a Coca-Cola Cavalier Junior Cooler we restored. They were manufactured from 1948 to 1952. These are often referred to as “airline” coolers because they were taken on board small passenger planes to serve cold Cokes to the passengers during flights. The Coca-Cola Company and Delta Airlines are both based in Atlanta, Georgia and [...]

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