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Dr. Pepper Selmix Soda Dispenser

June 14th, 2011 · 4 Comments

This is a Selmix soda fountain dispenser in its original, unrestored condition. It has a single head, or spout and was made by the Selmix Dispenser Corporation. This dispenser was made in the 1950s and was manufactured shortly after the original “outboard” style Selmix dispensers. Like the outboard model, this one was able to dispense [...]

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Tags: Soda Fountain & Dispensers

Cornelius Deluxe Ambassador Soda Fountain Dispenser

February 11th, 2009 · 6 Comments

The Understated Coca-Cola Pre-Mix Soda Fountain Dispenser
The Cornelius Deluxe Ambassador was a lightweight pre-mix soft drink dispenser that was designed for The Coca-Cola Company to be used in upscale bars and restaurants. It was the exact same machine as the Cornelius Ambassador, but with simulated wood grain panels instead of prominent Coca-Cola advertising. It was [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca-Cola · Soda Fountain & Dispensers · The Cornelius Company

Soft Drink and Fountain Dispenser Evolution

August 7th, 2008 · 29 Comments

The Evolution of Soft Drink Dispensing
Recently, while doing descriptions for the soda fountain dispensers in the Retroplanet Museum, I was struck by how little I knew about how these IN-dispensable drinks evolved. Drinks like Coca-Cola and Pepsi have become such a staple in the American diet that I think many of us take them for [...]

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Tags: Coca-Cola · Pepsi-Cola · Soda Fountain & Dispensers

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