Advertising Signs Antique signs showcase a general rule of thumb for soda collectibles—the less known the brand, the more valuable the piece.
The scarce find is valued at ,500; meanwhile, the cheery aluminum Pepsi (E) sign yields an estimate of only 0.Serving Trays Used to deliver drinks in diners and usually adorned with a beautiful smiling woman, these pieces are often difficult to locate rust-free. ) Coke started the tray trend in 1897; the brand's final installment came in 1953 (F) and is today valued at .The ISBN # (hardcover) is 0-8407-4318-1 There is also a soft cover reprint available.From the late-19th century on, there was an increased production of colorless bottles for a wide variety of products.Coolers In the 1940s, these were given away at grocery stores as prizes for in-store contests.
Made of metal, they rusted easily and were also susceptible to mold.
The less common Kist Orange (G) serves up a going rate of 0.
Vending Machines Automated soda dispensers were an American invention of the 1920s.
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I cannot imagine living without a copy; mine is open for reference all the time.
It’s an encyclopedia of knowledge covering the marks found on vintage and antique bottles of the 19th and 20th centuries, both in the US and other countries.