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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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Tags: Coolers · Picnic Coolers · Restorations by Vintage Vending Inc.

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

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