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Posted 3 years ago

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rocker-sd
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"lovevintage" inspired me to post these pictures of our candy counter in our Antique store. This was a case of the display fixtures driving the business. In 1989 we bought the oak bean counter with the curve glass top at auction, or should say stole it, for $35. It was in rough shape. We had to replace the top and make a drawer and replace one curve glass. We were so happy with the restoration we had to find something to display init. Candy was perfect.
This led to more displays. Next was the old soda fountain backbar, then the 8' bolt cabinet with drawers and the marble top sales counter. This also started our collection of gumball machines, candy containers, vintage candy boxes, and apothecary jars.
We have tracked down as many of the old candies from our youth as we could find. We have wax bottles, rock candy, sen sen, licorice pipes, candy ciggaretts, bubblegum cigars, and a 5lb jawbreaker. Also stock jellybeans, candy corn, ect.

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  1. Esther110 Esther110, 3 years ago
    Do you have or remember some lollypops from way back when, that had the stick looped into the candy on both ends? Those were soooo good!!

    I love the wax bottles...oh the memories!!!
  2. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 3 years ago
    Thank Esther110 for the comments and love.
  3. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 3 years ago
    Thank you, Designer, Hedgewalker, officialfuel, and sanhardin for the love!
  4. Signaholic Signaholic, 3 years ago
    I love it! Using them for their intended purpose, beautful!
  5. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 3 years ago
    Thanks Maltamary, Scandinavian_pieces, hotkitties, mtg75, and chevy59 for the comments, love, and likes.
  6. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 3 years ago
    Thanks lisa and toolate2
  7. pread65, 3 years ago
    wow stunning pictures wish i was sitting in the corner with a few of them jars on me lap
  8. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 3 years ago
    thanks Chevelleman and shughs for the love, and pread65 for the nice comment>
  9. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 3 years ago
    Thanks thriftfan and RonM
  10. pickrknows pickrknows, 3 years ago
    excellent restoration on the bean counter, the piece looks amazing! Great looking shop also!
  11. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 3 years ago
    Your right BELLIN68, You don't know how much bigger I got, having a Candy Store.
  12. rocker-sd rocker-sd, 3 years ago
    Thanks pickrknows, it was a labor of love. I have a thing for vintage store displays and this is my all time favorite.
  13. tommy1002 tommy1002, 3 months ago
    That is an awesome back bar, what I can see of it, lol. I would take the time to eat through the candy to see the rest!!!
  14. Trey Trey, 3 months ago
    This is awesome!!
  15. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 months ago
    Eye Candy too.........................Love it!!

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