Tag Archives: Coca-Cola

Why Coke Cost A Nickel For 70 Years

by David Kestenbaum, Featured Writer NPR Prices change; that’s fundamental to how economies work. And yet: In 1886, a bottle of Coke cost a nickel. It was also a nickel in 1900, 1915 and 1930. In fact, 70 years after … Continue reading

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Vintage Photos Featuring Coca Cola Signs Gallery 2

Found some old photos featuring Coca Cola signs, although the pictures were not necessarily  of the signs, but rather photos of other things such as vintage diners, cars, restaurants, and storefronts where the Coke sign also was nearby. Found them … Continue reading

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Vintage Photos Featuring Coca Cola Signs Gallery 1

Found some old photos featuring Coca Cola signs, although the pictures were not necessarily  of the signs, but rather photos of other things such as vintage diners, cars, restaurants, and storefronts where the Coke sign also was nearby. Found them … Continue reading

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Gil Elvgren Vintage Pin Ups gallery 12

Gil Elvgren was America’s pre-eminent pin-up artist , had a simple (though, admittedly, a bit lecherous sounding) criteria for creating his beautiful calendar girls: each had to have a “fifteen-year-old face on a twenty-year-old body.”  During a career that spanned … Continue reading

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The Vintage Pin Up Art of Al Buell

Self taught, by 1940 Al Buell had opened his own studio, and  was among the artists who contributed to Esquire’s Gallery of Glamour commencing in 1946. Alfred Leslie Buell was born in 1910 in Hiawatha, Kansas. He briefly considered an … Continue reading

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Vintage Pin-Up Posters of Gil Elvgren Gallery 9

Gillette A. Elvgren was born on the 15th March 1914, in St. Paul, Minnesota. He started at the Minnesota Art Institute studying architecture but soon realised that he loved painting more, for this reason he moved to Chicago with his … Continue reading

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