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Vendo Trade Show Lineup

July 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Vendo Trade Show Lineup
These vintage photos show a trade show for soda vending machines from the 1950s. On the floor are machines that illustrate the manufacturing history of the Vendo Company through to the late 50s.

In the first photo, you can see what appears to be a barrel or tub on legs that was [...]

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Tags: Soda Machines

The Cornelius Ambassador

January 28th, 2009 · 3 Comments

A Coca-Cola Lighted Dome Pre-Mix Soda Fountain Dispenser
The Cornelius Ambassador was a lightweight pre-mix soft drink dispenser with a modern look that was made by The Cornelius Company in the late 1960s. It offered an optional dome that lit up and displayed the Coca-Cola slogan, “Things go better with Coke” that also served as a [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Soda Fountain & Dispensers · Soda Vending Machines

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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