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Warehouse Inventory of Old Soda Machines & Pedal Cars

December 1st, 2008 · 48 Comments

More Old Warehouse Photos
I came across a few more pictures of our old warehouse that I hope you find interesting. There look to be about 50 Vendo 81’s and a lot of other assorted soda machines. These include Ideal sliders, Victor coolers, Vendo 39’s, Cavalier 72’s and a whole mess of other neat stuff, some [...]

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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

Coca-Cola Vendo 6-Case Cooler

July 6th, 2008 · 22 Comments

The Coca-Cola Vendo 6-Case Vertical Cooler
I like this machine, but this upright cooler never really caught on with collectors. I would guess that’s because of its size. I refer to it as a cooler because there is no coin mechanism. Therefore, it’s not fair to call it a soda machine, even though it looks like [...]

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

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