Why on earth would you want to restore your telescopes? I guess you're never too old to learn. The bottom reads Coca Cola - Southern Wooden Box, Inc. These words are written above the classic white Coca-Cola signature swirl. Authentic details include carrying handles, metal-reinforced corners, a distressed finish, and the timeless Coca-Cola logo. Enough of my hopes and dreams lol.
I work hard to keep 100% positive feedback, if there is a problem please contact me and we can discuss the issue. The side reads Enjoy Coca Cola Trademark in the classic signature font, and two handles are cut out into the plastic on the long ends. Use a crate as an at Christmas. The reason I am asking is that these red cases with thedynamic ribbon device as the white wave was called, were used after 1970 to hold 24 bottles to be taken from the warehouse in a truck to be delivered to the store or machine. We both agreed that it was probably the case that the distributor had the license to sell both, but that it was interesting that they chose to assemble their crates that way. Its value is little to nothing becasue of the millions of cases that were used. I just hate throwing things away that might have another life.
For more creative upcycled ideas, be sure to check out … … … … and. The 2008 version is pretty expensive. The stars can be amusing but also tiring. In the future I hope to own an antique store at some point. I repurpose old patio umbrellas for veggie stakes, but love the idea for using an intact one for a garden trellis.
Others may collect crates based on capacity such as one person may prefer crates made to carry 6 two liter bottles and others may collect the ones made to carry 24 regular bottles. Is it comparable to Petretti's? I think then that I'll go for the older Petretti guide. That's what I love about this site! I guess I'm a picker of sorts. Many collectors build their collections around this criteria. I know it is hard to resist an impulse buy I've made and regretted some in the past when it appears to be a good deal.
You're right, Eric, using the internet is the best way to stay current with values, and honestly, I really want the book just so I can learn more about the bottles and such - you know, learn what characteristics denote certain time periods, etc. Four or five people might have the same object, but only one of them might have taken the time to find out everything there is to know about it. The long ends of the natural wood colored crate are adorned with the words Enjoy Coca-Cola and underlined with the classic coke ribbon. The Coca-Cola coaster set has six coasters that resemble mini pallets that come in their own little wooden crate. With the business I am in right now I don't buy people's items, they pretty much give them to me. I'm not much on coke items at this time. If you are a Coke collector or just know one, you don't want to pass this up.
Anyone know much about them or have an links to good resources? This trunk is Coca-Cola red and features the signature Enjoy Coca-Cola slogan in white letters emblazoned over the body and lid. In addition to wooden crates, also made wooden carriers for six-packs, sometimes out of planks of wood but in some cases made of bent. Fabulous Ways to Upcycle an Old Soda Crate Use an old soda crate as a fun at a party. I looked online and saw a post on some website that said Rex Root Beer was a New Orleans company and was bottled by Coca-Cola. Turn an old soda crate into an for the kids. Add some legs and turn an old.
My childhood was filled with these cases. Because trays made from 1970 onward were often reissues of older trays or were made from new materials, these trays belong to the modern age of Coke trays. . Check out for more great info on collecting Coca-Cola. Further more, does a crate like that bring any extra value? It makes sense that they were located out of N. So many great ways to repurpose an old soda crate! I think I am off to a great start and thanks to you guys, I am learning more and more every day.
This only adds to the rustic look of this cool vintage piece. Good for you for resisting the temptation of having your 15 min. Condition: Used, Brand: Coca-Cola, Type of Advertising: Soda, Beverage, Color: Red See More. Decided to leave it as is for now. Boasting bright red coloring, this coke carrier is made of plastic and has a rectangular shape. I also watch the Pawn Stars for the interesting items that are shown and they also have several experts who seem to be knowledgeable. Any content on this website is created for inspirational purposes only.
Don;t you hate going into an antique store and the owner knows nothing of what they are selling? Even though I grew up in the 50s, I don't remember these old coke crates so I've learned something else today! This chest has a great vintage look with some faded colors but all of the writing is still very readable. Wow, here is a great pick up for any Coca Cola Collector. To a lesser degree, we also received calls at home, even a call in the middle of the night from the London Times. Of course adding objects to the collection is fun, but the search for knowledge is the best. When did Coke stop using the wooden crates? Since I've been on this site, I've learned a ton about collecting, history, tips on researching items, and more. But sometimes it works out better for you, knowing more than the seller, that way you can make money off of other people's lack of knowledge. I can't count the number of times I went to an auction preview and saw something I liked, but wasn't familiar with the item or its value.
Is there any particular way to date them? A handle is attached to the top to allow for easy carrying. Newer bottles also have four-digit numbers, but they provide even more information. These are custom made and may differ slightly. I also frequent garage sales and only buy what I know, if it's questionable I don't buy it. Retro Staff Back in the day, soda delivery drivers loaded up their trucks with wood crates full of glass bottles of soda pop.