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Coca-Cola Vendo D-56 Decorator Series

June 30th, 2008 · 15 Comments

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Coca-Cola has always done a great job getting their products into as many locations as possible. The Vendo D-56 was an attempt to get Coke into locations where a soda machine might be out of place, like an upscale office. The D-56 was basically a soda machine with a decorative door on the front. The doors were offered in five styles; warm and exciting Mediterranean, bold and sleek Danish, sculptured and classic Provincial, light and charming Colonial and crisp and trim Traditional. I don’t think the concept really took off, but it was an interesting idea. Coca-Cola offered many smaller machines for low volume situations over the years and we will be posting others soon.

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

15 responses so far ↓

  • 1 steve // Aug 18, 2008 at 12:35 pm

    I would like to know where I can find a real Vendo V56 Challenger coke machine?

  • 2 steve // Aug 18, 2008 at 12:37 pm

    Vendo V56 traditional style only please.

  • 3 lori // Jan 2, 2009 at 8:48 pm

    I have purchased a coco cola platter that has a lady in the center with halloween, skiing, football, man walking dog. The lady on the front looks like Lucy Ball. Can you tell the year that the was made and how much it is worth today?

  • 4 bschaffrick // Nov 5, 2009 at 2:14 pm

    I just happen to have one that worked great the last time I used it. About 3 years ago. I have the key and all. looking to sell it if you want to make a reasonable offer.

  • 5 Bridget // Nov 22, 2009 at 5:17 pm

    We have a D-56 in great condition. Works great– keeps soda verycold! Please let me know if you are interested, or make me an offer!

  • 6 Tom Obert // Jan 26, 2010 at 1:46 pm

    I have 1 in working order, see Columbus,Ohio craigslist in collectables, thanks!

  • 7 ron // Mar 10, 2010 at 11:18 pm

    I see a few of you have a d-56 in good condition so hows 500 dollars sound. Let me know if that sounds like a good offer. I need a d-56. Thanks Ron

  • 8 john // Jun 19, 2010 at 3:40 pm

    have 56 vendo coke embossed lettering and all

  • 9 Jonny // Nov 10, 2010 at 8:16 pm

    My brother just happened to come across a d-56 Mediterranean that is in good working condition if any of you guys are looking for one.

  • 10 steve // Mar 30, 2011 at 12:26 am

    i have the one like in the picture with the man and lady what is that one called and whats the value in fair working condition

  • 11 Arthur // Jun 25, 2012 at 10:38 pm

    one on ebay starting for $50


  • 12 jan // Aug 17, 2012 at 3:51 pm

    i have one looking to trade for a good rideing lawnmower , i have the key and it keeps drinks cold but when you open the door it has in big letters its the real thing and sells for .20 cent. any one interested in a trade let me know. thanks

  • 13 David // Oct 2, 2012 at 8:56 am

    I have a D56, doesnt work that I know of, needs a little work on wiring, will sell for 350.00 if interested let me know. twocanner@msn.com

  • 14 david // Mar 6, 2014 at 9:17 am

    i have a d56 restored and working looking to sell

  • 15 aaron // May 17, 2015 at 12:07 am

    I have a D56 Mediterranean in great working condition with original Pepsi light for sale. Nice and quite…stays COLD and light works. Door is perfect mint condition with NO damage. Asking $500 obo. aarondavis007@gmail.com

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