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1960s Ad for Coca-Cola Progress Picnic Coolers

Jun 05, 2015 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

These are very cool photos of a vintage ad for Coca-Cola Picnic Coolers made by the Progress Refrigerator Company, one of the most prolific manufacturers of coolers throughout the mid-century. The front and back of the ad shows an all-aluminum picnic cooler and the “New Steel Model” for that year—the A52 insulated with “Polystrene” (polystyrene).  

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1950s Coca-Cola Picnic Coolers & Stadium Vendors

Sep 25, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

During the ’50s and ’60s, hundreds of different branded picnic coolers were produced. These metal coolers came in different sizes, and some featured bottle openers on the unit. One of the most popular brands emblazoned on these vintage coolers was Coca-Cola. Collectors of this line of coolers seek out specific variations in the text included with

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