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Pepsi-Cola Vendorlator 27

October 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment

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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Tags: Pepsi-Cola · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc. · Soda Machines · Soda Vending Machines · Vendorlator

Unknown Mexican Countertop Cooler

August 9th, 2010 · 4 Comments

1950s Pepsi-Cola Countertop Cooler

This is a countertop cooler that was manufactured in the 1950s. It came from Mexico, but we don’t have any information about the manufacturer. We restored this when we were in the business years ago. We no longer own this, but thought you may enjoy the photos.

This cooler would have been used [...]

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Tags: Pepsi-Cola · Soda Coolers

Pepsi-Cola Soda Cooler

August 3rd, 2008 · 44 Comments

1940’s Pepsi-Cola Soda Cooler
This is a brochure for a rare Pepsi-Cola machine made by the Universal Cooler Corporation of Marion, Ohio. They were manufactured from the early to mid-1940’s as an automatic coin-operated vending machine. This electric cooler has a 66-bottle capacity with room for 50-chilled bottles and an additional 16 pre-cooled bottles. The [...]

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Tags: Pepsi-Cola · Soda Coolers

Vendo V-81s and VMC-81 Soda Machines

July 14th, 2008 · 66 Comments

The Vendo V-81’s and VMC-81 Soda Machines, Similarities & Differences
The Vendo Company eventually merged with its rival, the Vendorlator Manufacturing Company in 1956, but originally they were two separate entities building some very similar soda machines. In the mid 1950’s the Vendo Company was manufacturing the Vendo 81 exclusively for The Coca-Cola Company, and the [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Manufacturer Histories · Pepsi-Cola · Soda Coolers · Soda Vending Machines · The Vendo Company · Vendo

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

Pepsi-Cola Brochure at Retroplanet

September 23rd, 2017 · 2 Comments

1939 Pepsi-Cola Brochure PDFs at Retroplanet.com
We’ve added scans of a 1939 Pepsi-Cola brochure to our RetroPlanet PDF Library. This brochure was distributed by the Pepsi-Cola Company to celebrate more than 30 years in business. There is beautiful artwork done of their factories, including illustrations showing the soft drink production process. While you’re there, take a [...]

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