1950s Pepsi Selmix Fountain Dispenser

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The late ’40s and 1950s brought us tons of modern design trends, including industrial and dispensing products. Among them was Pepsi-Cola’s famed Selmix dispensers.

This Pepsi-Cola Selmix 26 soda fountain dispenser was made by the Selmix Dispenser Corporation (St. Paul, Minnesota). It was referred to as having an “Outboard Motor” design because of its shape. It was designed by the famous industrial designer, Raymond Loewy, and was the first soda fountain dispenser with a continuous flow valve. Selmix manufactured this model for both Pepsi-Cola and Coca-Cola.

Produced from 1948 to 1958, the Selmix 26 was 8.5″ long x 19″ high x 26″ wide.

Pepsi Selmix Soda Dispenser

The Selmix 26 was the first soda fountain dispenser with a continuous flow valve.

By the way, Raymond Loewy also designed the Shell, TWA and Exxon logos, as well as the Greyhound Scenicruiser bus and Coca-Cola vending machines.

Sorry, this item is not for sale. We show restored items in our museum for viewing, information and to further the hobby of collecting and restoration. We also just want to share the photos of the many items we have restored over the years.

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Last updated: Apr 06, 2010
Filed under: Retro Museum Tagged with: fountain dispensers, Pepsi-Cola, restorations