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Original 'Coca Cola' picnic cooler, c. 1945


A promotional picnic cooler made by the Coca Cola Company. Hinged at the rear with a small wire latch and two wire handels. To the base marked Progress Refrigerator Co. Louisville Ky. American.


  • Creator
    Progress Refrigerator Co. (Designer)
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    Circa 1945
  • Period
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  • Condition
    Excellent, original condition. .
  • Dimensions

    H 11.42 in. x W 18.12 in. x D 8.67 in.

    H 29 cm x W 46 cm x D 22 cm

  • Seller location
    London, GB
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