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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

Coca-Cola Porcelain Enamel Outdoor Sign

February 20th, 2009 · 15 Comments

These two ads were part of an advertising series appearing in a trade publication from 1949. They feature Coca-Cola button signs manufactured by Temco Inc. of Nashville, Tennessee. The signs are pictured in these ads with the Taj Mahal and Stonehenge to illustrate how “timeless” and long-lasting Temco porcelain enamel signs are. I also came [...]

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

Coca-Cola Bling

February 6th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Coca-Cola Service Awards and Other Bling

This photo is of a page from The Coca-Cola Company’s 1957 catalog featuring commemorative Coca-Cola jewelry, made by the L. G. Balfour Company. Since the turn of the century, The Coca-Cola Company has believed in creating employee incentive and rewarding loyalty with acknowledgment that may have come in the form [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca-Cola · Coca-Cola Advertising · Unique & Unusual

Cornelius Coca-Cola Bar Valve

February 4th, 2009 · 4 Comments

The Cornelius 5-Product Bar Valve
A Coca-Cola Pre-Mix Soda Fountain Valve Dispenser
This catalog page shows the 1965 model of the Cornelius 5-Product Bar Valve. It was proclaimed the “modern way to serve drinks in bars and taverns”. These were manufactured for The Coca-Cola Company and offered 5 different mixer flavors. This was “paired up with a [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca-Cola · Soda Fountain & Dispensers · The Cornelius Company

Coca-Cola Paper Cups

January 26th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Dixie Produces Paper Cups for Coke, Tab and Sprite
The trend in soda vending machines throughout the 1960s was to serve up pre-mixed soft drinks in paper cups, rather than dispensing them in bottles or cans. Machines that dispensed soft drinks in paper cups were popular at places of business, clubs and in schools. But the [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca-Cola · Dixie Company · Vintage Cups Glasses & Mugs

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