Rare 1916 Coca-Cola cardboard advertising sign with swastika motif

September 27th, 2010   |   2 Comments   |   1900 – 1930
Drink a bottle of Coca-Cola and be lucky

Drink a bottle of Coca-Cola and be lucky

Coca-Cola used the swastika again in 1925 when it introduced a watch fob in that design. The swastika was widely used as a symbol of good luck or good fortune prior to the Second World War.


Coca-Cola is pre-eminently the drink of quality 1906

September 22nd, 2010   |   No Comments   |   1900 – 1930

This girl is very sexy and seems to be offering something else not the glasses of Coca-Cola. But the most interesting is the background with the gas bubbles or condensation on the outside of a glass. It is the first in a series where the bubbles of gas form the background for decades.

Coca-Cola is pre-eminently the drink of quality 1906

Coca-Cola is pre-eminently the drink of quality 1906


Coca-Cola magazine ads from 1925

September 21st, 2010   |   No Comments   |   1900 – 1930
Summertime goodness for winter thirst.

Summertime goodness for winter thirst.


Refreshment time and sociability of thirst - Such is the charm of purity at home.

Refreshment time and sociability of thirst - Such is the charm of purity at home.


6,000,000 a day. In fact, Coca-Cola has an average sale of more than six million drinks for every day in the year. I has the charm of purity.

6,000,000 a day. In fact, Coca-Cola has an average sale of more than six million drinks for every day in the year. I has the charm of purity.


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Hot Coca-Cola spiced 1907

September 14th, 2010   |   1 Comment   |   1900 – 1930

Why have a dull soda season? Coca-Cola, like tea and coffee, is a year around drink. Hold your summer trade by serving Coca-Cola both hot and cold through the winter season.

Hot Coca-Cola spiced ad 1907

Hot Coca-Cola spiced ad 1907


A cold bottle of delicious refreshing Coca-Cola 1905

September 10th, 2010   |   No Comments   |   1900 – 1930

Newspaper coke ad from 1905

A cold bottle of delicious refreshing Coca-Cola, newspaper ad 1905

A cold bottle of delicious refreshing Coca-Cola, newspaper ad 1905


Coke ads from 1900

September 7th, 2010   |   No Comments   |   1860 – 1900
Coca-Cola calendar with (Hilda Clark) 1900

Coca-Cola calendar with (Hilda Clark) 1900


Coca-Cola advertisement on the cover of "American Druggist" Magazine, 1900.

Coca-Cola advertisement on the cover of "American Druggist" Magazine, 1900.


Coca-Cola advertising 1886 – 1899

September 3rd, 2010   |   1 Comment   |   1860 – 1900
1886 - The first advertisement for Coca-Cola

1886 - The first advertisement for Coca-Cola


1880s - Coca-Cola syrup and extract

1880s - Coca-Cola syrup and extract


Coca-Cola ads 1892 - 1893

Coca-Cola ads 1892 - 1893


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Coca-Cola pepsin gum magazine ad 1904-1905

August 31st, 2010   |   No Comments   |   1900 – 1930

In 1904 the company’s headquarters in Atlanta began selling Coca-Cola pepsin gum.

Coca-Cola pepsin gum ads 1904-1905

Coca-Cola pepsin gum ads 1904-1905


Coca-Cola managazine ads 1905

August 27th, 2010   |   No Comments   |   1900 – 1930
After exercise drink coca-cola 1905

After exercise drink coca-cola 1905


Coca-Cola delicious refreshing at soda founts 1905

Coca-Cola delicious refreshing at soda founts 1905


It satisfies the thirsty and helps the weary 1905

It satisfies the thirsty and helps the weary 1905


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Coca-Cola War bonds

August 25th, 2010   |   1 Comment   |   1930 – 1950

In 1943, Coca-Cola put out an advertisement urging people to buy U. S. War Bonds and War Stamps.Coca-Cola strongly aligned itself with the war effort. The newly created elf-looking Coca-Cola mascot named “Sprite” appears in the new advertisements.

Coca-Cola War Bonds - For Victory

Coca-Cola War Bonds - For Victory


Buy more War Bonds = A quicker Victory

Buy more War Bonds = A quicker Victory