Nicknamed by collectors as the “mailbox” or the “tabletop”, the Vendorlator 27 was the smallest soda machine made by Vendorlator. Being only 27 inches high and weighing about 100 lbs., this machine was designed to sit on a countertop or on an optional stand. Because of their small size, these vendors were very popular with [...]
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October 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment
May 3rd, 2010 · 11 Comments
These are vintage photos of VMC 81 soda vending machines on an assembly line. The VMC 81 was manufactured by the Vendorlator Manufacturing Company from 1955 to 1958. Whereas Vendo made the 81 exclusively for Coca-Cola, Vendorlator made the 81 for a variety of soda makers. Some of these brands included 7Up, Dr Pepper, Royal [...]
August 21st, 2009 · 19 Comments
This machine can vend up to 81 cold bottles of Pepsi-Cola and has room to pre-cool 17. There are nine shelves, so a machine restored for use today has the capability of vending up to nine different flavors, depending on your needs. The slant shelves can accommodate bottles ranging in size from 6 ½ ounces [...]
August 5th, 2009 · 2 Comments
I love these photos. These appear to be promotional photos distributed by the Vendorlator/VMC Manufacturing Company and they’re most likely from the 1950’s.
Photo number one is of the VMC 88, which is basically the same thing as two VMC 44’s built side-by-side. Although it’s rare, it’s not the most desirable machine. Yet it does [...]
May 15th, 2009 · 3 Comments
We blogged recently about a Coca-Cola VMC 27 we restored and that blog can be read here: http://www.vintagevending.com/the-vendorlator-27.
We have since come across these original ads for the machine and wanted to share them. One of the ads shows the Kay Display base we reference in the first blog. The Vendorlator 27 is a neat little [...]
March 19th, 2009 · 43 Comments
The VMC 27 is the smallest soda machine made by Vendorlator. It is only 27 inches high and dispenses 27 6.5 ounce bottles. It had space to pre-cool 10 bottles. It is one of the smallest Coca-Cola soda machines ever made. It’s called the “Tabletop” because it could be placed on a counter. There were [...]