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TruAde Picnic Cooler

June 27th, 2011 · 4 Comments

This is a vintage TruAde picnic cooler in original, un-restored condition. TruAde was a non-carbonated fruit drink available in orange, grape, grapefruit and chocolate, as well as other flavors. The TruAde company was based in Chicago, Illinois, but the drink was bottled in Washington D.C. Although it was very popular, the drink disappeared about [...]

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Tags: Coolers · Picnic Coolers

Royal Crown Atlas 18 Picnic Cooler

June 20th, 2011 · 10 Comments

This is an Atlas 18 Picnic Cooler that was manufactured for the Royal Crown Company Inc. by the Atlas Tool & Manufacturing Company of Missouri. We restored this cooler some years ago at Vintage Vending. It is embossed with the Royal Crown Cola logo and painted in the Royal Crown colors. This model was manufactured [...]

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1950’s Cronstroms Cooler

October 8th, 2008 · 8 Comments

Cronstroms Picnic Cooler
Here is a picture of a generic Cronstroms picnic cooler we restored a while back. Picnic coolers are pretty easy to restore, if you find them in decent shape. We painted this one a nice 50’s green and decorated it with original Florida travel decals. Original travel decals are easily available. Do a [...]

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Tags: Picnic Coolers · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc.

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