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8 Rare Vintage Candy, Gum & Cigarette Vending Machines

Sep 30, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Modern vending machines were immensely popular during the ’50s and’60s. These “24 hour shops” dispensed all types of products, including household items (like razor blades) and school supplies (like pencils). The most active vending machines served up candy, cigarettes and soda pops. Here we feature some rare finds. Some of these machines were restored by

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1940s Stoner Candy Machine

Apr 11, 2010 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

This is a Stoner Candy Vending Machine from the 1940s that we restored. It was manufactured by Stoner Mfg. Corp. of Aurora, Illinois. We don’t know much about this unet, but judging from the elegant design, we believe this vendor must have been used in places like hotel lobbies or other upscale environments. It has

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