For some, the rise of artificial intelligence provokes fears of job-stealing robots. B ut people have been outsourcing odd jobs to machines for a long time. In fact, using machines to sell stuff is almost as old as machinery itself, dating back to the days of Archimedes.
Nobody knows the true history of the rusting machine, which looks like it was spat straight out of the Seventies, but locals continue to plunk down their change and the machine never seems to run out of stock. Who first installed the outdoor machine, who stocks it, and who collects the money are all a mystery. According to one report, after spending five dollars in change on the mystery button, the machine produced six different brands of soda, none of which had their own button on the machine.
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There is a store that carries glass-bottle sodas that will fit in old soda machines. The store has an incredible selection of soda pop, offering varieties of gourmet, nostalgic, imported and unusual non-alcoholic soft drinks in glass bottles. And they ship worldwide.
The following is pictoral and descriptive overview of the restoration process that a classic soda vending machine recieves while at The Pop Machine Shop. The cabinet, main door, coin door,bottle door,backing plate and hinge are then all media blasted to remove all paint, rust, and anything clinging to the surface to give us nice clean bare metal to start to work with. Typically the bottom pan of the main cabinet is rusted through so that pan is removed and a new pan is installed and welded in place.
For more information about how we use your data please refer to our privacy and cookie policies. Clean lines and chic functionality may be the main draws of perennially popular midcentury furniturebut the era has also thrown up a more unexpected genre for collectors: vintage vending machines. The machines were made by a number of manufacturers — top names include Vendorlator and Cavalier — and were, of course, commandeered by other soft drinks brands such as 7UP and Dr Pepper.
At ArtFactory. All of our restorations are done to full, working museum quality, and all machines are restored to original, historically correct specifications. Every item we restore is a genuine, original.
It is over 50 years old, in fantastic condition and the really great thing about it is that it can vend almost any bottle size. So if you are using it to keep your soft drinks cool or as a flashy beer fridge, you can be sure it will attract attention wherever it is placed. He continued to refine the recipe over the next few years, selling it to locals and advertising it as having medicinal qualities.