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Dave's Fav's24 of 271958 Vendo 56A "Fully Loaded"1931 Coca-Cola 20"x28" Tin Sign
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    Posted 6 years ago

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    Here's a scarce syrup jug acquired via an eBay BIN listing. The label shows fountain mixing instructions in 8 languages.

    Not one which comes around often in this condition. Paid (shudder) full book value this time, mainly because the label is all there. Two small holes. showed the piece having a little more value at the NM level. I weighed factors too numerous to list here then decided to pull the trigger. If I was smarter I'd figure out an algorithm or formula. eBay=BIN2? hmmmm...

    As fellow 8-packer Tommy recently opined, sometimes a collector has to be prepared to step up when a piece strikes the fancy.

    Herzliche Danksagung
    ¡Feliz Día de Acción de Gracias!
    Glædelig Helligdag
    Vrolijke gedenkdagen
    kanshasai omedeto
    Bonne Action de grâce
    God Helgdag
    Happy Thanksgiving!


    1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      I remember the syrup jugs in soda fountains in the 50's but never gave them a 2nd thought. Another case of hind-sight vs da-da-da. I think they were just thrown away. I don't remember the tapered sides but that was l-o-o-n-g ago.
    2. Daddy_Nobucks Daddy_Nobucks, 6 years ago
      Thanks blunderbuss for your comments, always nice to hear from you.
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 6 years ago
      Hey Daddy, working with a 60 yr old memory but think I remember how the soda-jerk did it. Two squirts of syrup (2 1/2 if you were favoured) & fill with carbonated water.
    4. Daddy_Nobucks Daddy_Nobucks, 6 years ago
      I was surprised reading the label, no crushed ice in that old recipe?
    5. Signaholic Signaholic, 6 years ago
      Man, you knocked it out on this one Dave! You almost never see these up on ebay,,,,,,EVER.
    6. Daddy_Nobucks Daddy_Nobucks, 6 years ago
      Thanks Mr. Perry. I think you're right, I didn't recall seeing one like it in this condition before up on the eBay. I'm trying to keep my Coca-Cola buys to the uncommon variety now (mixed success). Enjoy the food, family, and football tomorrow my friend!
    7. pickrknows pickrknows, 6 years ago
      SWEEETT Dave!! Have a great Thanksgiving weekend !!
    8. Daddy_Nobucks Daddy_Nobucks, 6 years ago
      You too Bernie! Thank You.
    9. Signaholic Signaholic, 6 years ago
      BURRRRRRP! I will,,,,LOL
    10. tommy1002 tommy1002, 6 years ago
      Uncommonly Great variety Sir!!!! Awesome grab
    11. Daddy_Nobucks Daddy_Nobucks, 6 years ago
      Thanks Tom, hope you had a great day today!

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