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Vintage Collectible: Bob’s Big Boy Statue

Feb 13, 2010 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Bob’s Big Boy: the ultimate conversation piece. This fully restored, original Big Boy is the coolest! Measuring 7 1/2 foot tall, and clad in his traditional red and white overalls, he’s holding the largest burger you’ve ever seen. This is an original statue that would have been found at the classic Bob’s Big Boy Restaurant.

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Punchy, The Hawaiian Punch Guy

Apr 08, 2009 |  Retro Staff |  3 Comments

In 1934, three California men worked in a converted garage on a tropical tasting syrup for a line of ice cream toppings. Under the Pacific Citrus Products Company, A.W. Leo, Tom Yates and Ralph Harrison found a popular taste in “Leo’s Hawaiian Punch”. The syrup was sold to restaurants, soda fountains and ice cream manufacturers under

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