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Jewett Bevador Cooler

December 31st, 2008 · 100 Comments

The Jewett Bevador Giant Circular Cooler
The Bevador cooler is a beast, but yet a very interesting item! With the dome top it measures 7’ 6” tall and weighs in at 1050 pounds. It was produced in the 1950’s by the Jewett Refrigerator Co. of Buffalo, NY. Inside the cooler are seven revolving adjustable shelves. The [...]

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Tags: Antique Advertising · Coca-Cola · Dixie Company · Jewett Refrigerator Company · Soda Coolers · Unique & Unusual

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

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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