Coke cooler score!

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Coke cooler score!

Postby Martinjmpr » Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:33 am

Since it was a gorgeous weekend and we'd stayed home the weekend before, I got a "kitchen pass" on Saturday and took the bike out for a much needed long ride. Before I left I told my wife "go out and have fun!" because I hate it when she does yard work or something while I go for a ride.

Anyway, I got home around 5 and she was anxious to show me what she'd picked up at a yard sale nearby:

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From what we can tell it's a Coca Cola cooler from the 1940's or 50's. Stainless steel and heavy! Appears to be intact apart from a few minor dings, even has the original food tray:

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Over on Fleabay, they are asking $300+ for these in worse condition. Wife paid less than half that, and was worried she'd paid too much.

I think it will polish up nicely and be a great addition to our vintage-looking teardrop when we go camping! I told her it was a great score!

No Colemans, but she always asks if they have any lanterns for sale!
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Re: Coke cooler score!

Postby Woodbutcher » Mon Oct 28, 2013 12:48 pm

Nice find! Now don't leave it sit on the picnic table when you are not there. That kind of stuff sometimes grows legs and walks off.
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Re: Coke cooler score!

Postby Zollinger » Mon Oct 28, 2013 1:40 pm

Wow! I see them in red all over the place, but have never seen a SS one. Good score.
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Re: Coke cooler score!

Postby desertrat9 » Mon Oct 28, 2013 2:42 pm

Beautiful. Thanks for the pictures.
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Re: Coke cooler score!

Postby Kevin & Sandy » Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:37 pm

Very Nice !!! :applause:
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Re: Coke cooler score!

Postby bobhenry » Wed Oct 30, 2013 1:09 pm

And I though mine was cool ...... :oops:

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THen again I only paid $15.00 for mine :lol:
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