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Coca-Cola DIY Project: A Beautiful Handcrafted Pie Safe Cabinet

Apr 26, 2018 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

A customer recently shared her photos of a beautiful pie safe cabinet her husband made for her using Coca-Cola signs purchased by us here at RetroPlanet.com. Not only is her husband a wonderfully talented woodworker, the clever use of the Coke signs as panels in the cabinet made for a great design element. The reproduction

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Filed under: DIY & Upcycling Tagged with: Coca-Cola, coca-cola signs, DIY

Decorating With the Coca-Cola Pop Art Cans and Bottles Decal Set

Apr 16, 2018 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

  Decorating with decals is an easy way to brighten things up in your home, office, or restaurant. With the nostalgic style of Coca-Cola in the 1960s, the Coca-Cola Pop Art Cans Bottles Words Decal Set is so easy to apply! Our decal set includes individually cut decals that are perfect for decorating a retro

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Coca-Cola Pop Art Cans Decal Set: Exclusively from RetroPlanet

Mar 26, 2018 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

  It’s so easy to bring the nostalgic style of Coca-Cola right into your home, office, or restaurant! Our decal set includes individually cut decals that are perfect for decorating a retro kitchen, company lunch room, diner, or restaurant with classic Coke cans. This set is available in two materials—matte polyester (for any flat surface)

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Having a Coca-Cola Christmas: Decorating with Coke

Nov 21, 2017 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

We know this to be true about the “real thing”—Coca-Cola. Collectors of Coke memorabilia can never own enough items featuring the world’s most popular soft drink to decorate their homes and businesses. Their drive to acquire always more seems insatiable. We understand, as a symbol of simpler times, vintage Coca-Cola signs and other products are

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Decorating a Cool 1950s Soda Bar With Coca-Cola Decor

Jan 17, 2017 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Some years ago our RetroPlanet.com offices were based in Salem, NH rather than our current location, in Nashua. Our store was known as Vintage Vending then. These photos are of showroom displays we had in our earlier location. Unfortunately, we no longer own these items but we thought it would be fun to share these

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Coca-Cola Pallet and Wood Soda Crates for Home Decor and Storage

Dec 20, 2016 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Back in the day, soda delivery drivers loaded up their trucks with wood crates full of glass bottles of soda pop. These crates had to be sturdy and, because they were used over and over again, were destined to bear scuffs and chips – hallmarks of their hardworking lifestyle. Who knew that one day those

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100th Anniversary of the Iconic Coca-Cola Bottle

Dec 18, 2015 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

The design of the Coca-Cola bottle as we know it today was invented 100 years ago this year.     Beginning in 1899 Coke was bottled in amber or clear glass bottles with straight sides. Competing manufacturers were producing imitations with bottles and labels so similar to the Coca-Cola brand that the Coca-Cola Company was

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Filed under: Soda Pop Tagged with: Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola History

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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