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Early Coca-Cola ink blotters or mini cardboard displays? - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola
Early Coca-Cola Photographs - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola
Unwelcome pest guests are visiting my Coke room! - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola
1915 Coca-Cola "The Universal Beverage" Elaine Booklet - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola
1933 Coca-Cola Red Barrel Special Bottler's Convention Edition - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola
Coca Cola Vending Machine Die-Cut Brochures - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola
An assortment of Coca-Cola Bottling Plant Newsletters - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola
Coca-Cola Bottlers' 1929 Standards Book - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola
And yet a few more unique Coca-Cola paper items from my collection... - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola
More vintage Coca-Cola paper items from my collection... - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola

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  1. You're basing your assumption on ebay sales and "folks" buying these that are non-Coke collectors who don't know value vs investment. They just want a sign to hang in their garage or backyard because ...
  2. That's a question for Dave the Coke Expert. Obviously, he knows more about popular collecting trends, values and restoration than anyone else on CW. Dave?
  3. Funny, I don't see you buying these "more popular than ever" signs Dave?
  4. Well it looks like these were used as sidewalk signs, placed in front of stores to sell Coke or other products. Are they 2-sided signs? Post more pics. You're allowed to post 4 pics.
  5. 1963 Rust. Pretty much worthless in this worn-faded condition. Side note: It's amazing the amount of people who don't know how to rotate/flip a photo.
  6. Actually Bernie, that is one remedy to kill insects in antique books; store in a freezer overnight.
  7. Was this found in the USA or Canada?
  8. Double ouch. Looks like some kids school project. Art work was used in the earlier years but it looked like this: http://mattsko.wordpress.com/2013/03/20/coca-cola-good-to-the-last-drop-guess-maxwell-...
  9. That's true. The "Yes" snag cancels out this small change items. If you like them, that's all that matters.
  10. You spent $55 on fantasy knives worth $1-$2 each. Why? Were they purchased before you realized they were fantasy knives?
  11. Oh wait, I think I do see the 25 now. Damn you. You get the entire coupon now. But you did not see this in the earlier photos. No way you saw 25 under this. Lucky guess.
  12. Daddy: 1 TGBWC: 0 Coupon coming your way. Of course, I only see a 2 underneath. Don't see a 25 underneath. So you get half a coupon..
  13. The tray market has bottomed out. Too many trays that were initially thought to be rare are now showing up on ebay. Very few trays were reproduced. Some trays, like your Roadster girls tray, used to s...
  14. Thanks Manikin. I'm not disputing Dave's claim as I too, see something; some scratch mark lines underneath. I just don't (clearly) see it as 25¢. I've already enlarged it in photoshop too and did see ...
  15. Thanks Trevor but the question here is if this particular bottle rack was altered in any way. Dave seems to think it says 25¢ underneath the 36¢ (I'm having a hard time seeing that based on these phot...
  16. Great. Why don't you two get together for some pillow talk. Don't encourage him (her?) Dave!
  17. And in 50 years, they'll still be worth $10 or less(er)!
  18. You win, I'll give you a 1940s Coca-Cola coupon. I win, you give me this: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/128453-1960-coca-cola-picnic-cooler?in=user Deal? Okay, then it's settled. And yes...
  19. You have better eyes than me then because I ain't seeing that at all. But no worries chief.
  20. You were doing so good with the old items and now you buy new pillows? When do we learn...:)
  21. These were filled with different sections/pages of advertising materials and promotional items from the late 1930s, early 1940s. Your binder is in great condition, since most are in worn, used conditi...
  22. Again Dave, this is the Canadian version and Canadian 6-packs sold for 36¢ http://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/13422428_coca-cola-store-bottle-rack-take-home-a-carton-36
  23. Price point wasn't altered on this. This is a Canadian item and they sold a carton for 36¢. Nice find. Should clean up and display nice...with some added 6 packs on it.
  24. Can you post pics so we can see your entire collection (bottom row is cut off)? Also, do you collect the Mexican tip trays (small rectangular trays)? I have a fellow friend/Coke collector that owns a ...
  25. And Kerry is by no means the junkman on CW. (Watch) his posts. He's ready to lend a helping (hand) every (minute) or (second). Like (clockwork), Kerry knows his stuff. Use it for (face) value. He's be...
  26. I meant to say "condition ISN'T always everything..."
  27. I'm was joking of course, but it sounded good, huh?
  28. Heed Daddy's advice and don't jump at the first sign of a Coke item even though you are a newbie and got bit by the Coke Collecting Bug. There's a lot of items out there in better condition. Condition...
  29. Early sign manufacturers, knowing they couldn't "sign" there art work when they finished creating it, often would embed their thumb or fingerprint into the screen printing prior to drying, as their in...
  30. You might find "Ed" on a bottle or can. :)
  31. Welcome to CW. A new Coca-Cola collector; just what we need. Really. Too many of us old timers dying off. My advice (not that you asked): Depending on what you plan on collecting; the older items...
  32. Isn't there a separate section for "P" items? :)
  33. I think that's a good thing; to get these reproduced so collectors who are restoring machines can add one to their cooler. Vending machine restore websites sell everything else reproduced, including d...
  34. Nice one. Can you add a pic of the entire stocking label so we can read it?
  35. You're welcome. And post some of your rare collectibles.
  36. Part of a paddle from a ceiling fan. Another new item. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Coca-Cola-Three-Speed-Reversible-Downrod-44-Ceiling-Fan-w-Light-S0314-NEW-/171373903064 Post some of your "rare" coll...
  37. Who's "they?" The person who sold it to you? It's from the 1900s, 1980s or 90s. A fantasy mirror made as a decorative piece. No serious value. Zero value to a serious Coca-Cola collector. If you paid ...
  38. "This completes my Coca-Cola cooler collection." Whadaya mean this completes your Coca-Cola Cooler collection? There's plenty more versions out there Dave. You're just getting started.
  39. I just did a quick google search, typing in Coca-Cola bench. 4 photos of your bench popped up. This was produced in the 1990s, which would fall into the 20 -35 year range. And that pitting was inten...
  40. It's worth what someone is willing to pay for it or what you paid for it.
  41. Yes, it came from a wooden and cast iron Coca-Cola park bench. Produced 10-20 years ago. No significant value. You could buy the entire bench for under $100.
  42. The debate of restoring vs not restoring: IMO, restoring this removes all history behind it. This gets sandblasted to remove the old paint and what you are left with is a brand new shiny red metal box...
  43. We have two indoor cats and that doesn't even help. I did have a NO BUGS ALLOWED sign but the bugs ate the NO and now it says BUGS ALLOWED. They're clever those bugs.
  44. Not a repro. Repro implies there is an original. This is a FANTASY item. No originals exist. Made in the 1970s or 80s as a decorative piece. Google "Coca-Cola mirror" and you'll find all kinds of thes...
  45. Check out: http://www.fun-tronicsllc.com http://www.vintagevending.com/dole-deluxe-coca-cola-soda-fountain-dispenser http://www.sodamuseum.com/Coke/parts.html http://soda-machines.com/ If they...
  46. Funny Perry. If I could afford one (and find one), I'd by an old Coca-Cola truck. A buddy of mine who lives in Orlando actually bought an old 1940s Coke truck and plans on restoring it.
  47. I remember seeing similar clocks selling at the recent Schmidt Coca-Cola Museum auctions. Google 1903 COCA-COLA HILDA CLARK CELLULOID CLOCK and 1906 Coca-Cola Juanita celluloid clock. Both are similar...
  48. This should be in my collection. It would've been had I gotten to it a bit earlier than you. Me always keeps an eye out for Hi-Fi items for you. I have a Hi-Fi record. Got one too? You should bring...
  49. Not sure why you are referencing this ebay listing (VINTAGE-KNAPP-MONARCH...) as it's not a Sprite Boy cooler. And yes, The Coca-Cola Company (of New York) briefly owned IGLOO coolers in 1971, when th...
  50. It looks like someone added a Sprite Boy decal to a generic picnic cooler. Cooler is old, just not produced by The Coca-Cola Company.
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