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The Coke “Slow School Zone” Traffic Cop Sign

Jan 17, 2019 |  Retro Staff No Comments

  You might know him as the Coca-Cola Cop, the Coke Traffic Cop, or the Policeman Slow School Zone Sign. Whichever name you prefer, it’s the same vintage sign that’s one of the most sought-after Coke collectibles of all time—and an inspiration for one of our own decor products.     First produced in the

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The Iconic Coca-Cola Contour Bottle and Its 100th Anniversary

Jan 09, 2019 |  Retro Staff No Comments

    In 2015, the Coca-Cola contour bottle design turned 100 years old, sparking the Coke bottle centennial campaign. As part of the celebrations, the Coca-Cola Company released a gorgeous Coca-Cola hand and bottle sign. As seen above, this embossed, 21-inch high beauty has a powerful message—an outstretched hand holding a bottle of Coke. The

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The History of the Coca-Cola Christmas Bottle

Nov 29, 2018 |  Retro Staff No Comments

  Invented in 1886, Coca-Cola was only first bottled in 1894 when Vicksburg, Mississippi soda fountain owner Joseph Biedenharn realized the brisk sales at his soda fountain meant there could potentially be a market for bottled Coke. He set up bottling equipment in his candy store and was soon able to start selling cases of

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How to Decorate Your Company Kitchen/Lunch Room Using Coca-Cola Decals

Nov 01, 2018 |  Retro Staff No Comments

Here at Retro Planet we have always been huge fans of Coca-Cola. Not only their soda offerings but of the great advertising signs they have been producing for over 100 years. We have always had our offices decorated with lots of Coca-Cola decor, everything from Coke machines to rare advertising signs. After all, we did start

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5 Reasons Coca-Cola Wall Decals Make a Great Decorating Choice

Oct 17, 2018 |  Retro Staff No Comments

When faced with a blank wall in need of decorating, you could turn to metal signs, clocks, posters, or other decor items . . . . . . or you could add color and sizzle by decorating with Retro Planet’s exclusive Coca-Cola wall decals!     Here are a few reasons why Coca-Cola wall decals

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Coca-Cola Very Large Wall Decals: DIY Wall Decor

Oct 11, 2018 |  Retro Staff No Comments

If you need some ideas to decorate a large wall space, our large Coca-Cola wall decals are the perfect choice!   Not only is Coca-Cola arguably the most popular American brand of all time, but its style is bold, colorful, and instantly recognizable. Think of the company’s red and white color scheme; the simple yet

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The Coca-Cola Company Distinctive Fishtail Logo is 60 Years Old

Oct 09, 2018 |  Retro Staff No Comments

  The Coca-Cola fishtail logo is very collectible among today’s retro Coke aficionados. The name for this distinctive design arose from the resemblance of both ends of the logo to a fishtail. Technically, it’s called an “Arciform,” meaning forming or resembling an arch.         First introduced in 1958, the fishtail logo appeared

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Greatest Year in Coca-Cola History—1929

Sep 17, 2018 |  Retro Staff No Comments

Ask Coca-Cola fans which is the greatest year in Coke history, and you’ll get all sorts of answers. Likely choices include 1886 when pharmacist John S. Pemberton created the fabulous drink; 1915, the year the contour bottle was created; or 1950 when Coke became the first product to appear on the cover of Time magazine.

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1936: The 50th Anniversary of Coca-Cola

Sep 06, 2018 |  Retro Staff No Comments

In 1936 The Coca-Cola Company celebrated the 50th anniversary of Coca-Cola, invented in 1886 by John Pemberton. There was a lot for The Coca-Cola Company to celebrate. When Coca-Cola was first sold in 1886, soda fountains served a mere nine glasses of Coke in a day. By 1936 soda fountains were serving over 10 million

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5 Ideas For Decorating With Large Coca-Cola Signs

Aug 27, 2018 |  Retro Staff No Comments

The Problem: A big blank wall in your home or business. The Solution: Large Coca-Cola metal signs from Retro Planet!     If you love Coca-Cola or want to add a cool retro vibe to your decor, these large metal signs are a perfect choice. Sometimes called triptychs or metal panel art, these wall decorations

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