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Glascock Countertop Coca-Cola Cooler

August 11th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Glascock Countertop Cooler
In 1929 the first officially approved retail cooler for dispensing bottles of Coca-Cola was introduced. It was a Glascock cooler. This particular Glascock countertop cooler was introduced in 1931. This open-top cooler was both the smallest and least expensive cooler made by Glascock. It hit the market priced at $5.95. It held 36 [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc. · Soda Coolers

Identify Mexican Coca-Cola Cooler

August 5th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Help Us Identify Our Coke Cooler
We have added information in the Retroplanet Museum about our coolers. One of these is a Coca-Cola cooler from Mexico that we know very little about. Take a look and see if you might be able to help identify the name of the manufacturer and the approximate date.

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Soda Coolers

Coca-Cola Cavalier Office Cooler

July 31st, 2008 · 26 Comments

The Cavalier Coca-Cola Office Cooler
The Cavalier Corporation produced this machine in the late 1940’s, early 1950’s. This Coca-Cola cooler was designed to be much smaller than the standard soda vending machines so it could be used in an office for use by employees, customers or patients. In other words, Coca-Cola was also interested in being [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca-Cola · Soda Coolers

Vendo Vending Machines Company History

July 8th, 2008 · 92 Comments

The Vendo Company History
The Vendo Company is known worldwide as having been a leader in the manufacture of vending machines for more than 50 years. Vendo was founded as a small company in 1937 in Kansas City, Missouri as a manufacturer of bottled soft drink vending machines. Prior to this, early vendors had not been [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca-Cola · Manufacturer Histories · Other Vending Machines · Pepsi-Cola · Vendo

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