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Coca Cola Memorabilia
Managed By: Icon Here Coke Collectors
Description:
Memorabilia - (from Latin, for memorable) is an object that is treasured for its memories. This category is to find all those Coca Cola items that are "memorable". Collectible items that are on display are what we are looking for. Old Ghost Coca Cola Signs would be acceptable. Be sure that your Coca Cola item is displayed to the public, at all times. If you can, note the name of the building/business if your submission is a sign.
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Coca Cola advertising has chronicled our times and events for more than a century. Favorite Coca Cola images have appeared on thousands of products over the years. Products with the Coca Cola logo have become favorite antiques and collectibles for nostalgia collectors. These classic memorabilia pieces run the gambit from original signs to rare pins; signed artwork to retro trays of the past. We've even seen display windows from old drug stores done in this memorabilia. In May, 1886, Coca Cola was invented by Doctor John Pemberton a pharmacist from Atlanta, Georgia. John Pemberton concocted the Coca Cola formula in a three legged brass kettle in his backyard. 

 

 

 

Some little known facts about Coca Cola: 

 

 

The soft drink was first sold to the public at the soda fountain in Jacob's Pharmacy in Atlanta on May 8, 1886. 

Only nine servings of the soft drink were sold each day.

Sales for that first year added up to a total of about $50.

Until 1905, the soft drink, marketed as a tonic, contained extracts of cocaine as well as the caffeine-rich kola nut.

 

 

 

 In 1887, another Atlanta pharmacist and businessman, Asa Candler bought the formula for Coca Cola from inventor John Pemberton for $2,300. By the late 1890s, Coca Cola was one of America's most popular fountain drinks, largely due to Candler's aggressive marketing of the product. With Asa Candler, now at the helm, the Coca Cola Company increased syrup sales by over 4000% between 1890 and 1900. The television ad "I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke" was released first in Europe, where it garnered only a tepid response. It was then released in the U.S. in July, 1971, and the response was immediate and dramatic. By November of that year, Coca-Cola and its bottlers had received more than a hundred thousand letters about the ad. At that time the demand for the song was so great that many people were calling radio stations and asking them to play the commercial. "I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke" has had a lasting connection with the viewing public. Advertising surveys consistently identify it as one of the best commercials of all time, and the sheet music continues to sell more than thirty years after the song was written. 

 

 

 

Info: http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/heritage/ourheritage.html, http://www.solarnavigator.net/sponsorship/coca_cola.htm, http://www.soda-pop-collectibles.com/CocaColaHistory.php

 

 

 

 

Displays of multiple coke items will be allowed.

 

If your items fit any of these descriptions they will not be accepted:

Current Coke Billboards or signs

Current Items on store shelves

Personal Collections as there would be no way for others to visit the location.

Today's bottles or cans of Coke

 

 

Instructions for Posting a Coca Cola Memorabilia Waymark:
1 good picture of your item, more are always welcomed. Your submission must be at a location that is open to the public 24/7, 365 days a year, at no charge.



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Two Coca Cola signs once bracketed the sign for the Milford Hotel Cafe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1

location: Utah

date approved: 9/11/2019

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Coke bottle - Waelder, TX

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Tin cutout of a Coca-Cola bottle adorns the storefront of a local market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 9/8/2019

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Star Drug Store & Coca-Cola - Galveston, TX

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The Star Drug Store has been a fixture of downtown Galveston since 1886. It is located at 510 Tremont (23rd St) in the Strand Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 8/31/2019

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Coca~Cola Mural - Carrollton, GA

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On the eastern side of the Wash Bowl, back by J-Bo's BBQ

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 8/11/2019

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Ice Cold Refreshments - Anaheim, CA

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A quick service kiosk in Hollywood Studios at Disney's California Adventure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/10/2019

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Coca-Cola Ghost Sign on Company Bldg. - Carrollton, GA

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The address and text identify the buildings in this district. This building houses Coca-Cola downstairs, upstairs: Carroll Mills & Mandeville Mills, today called Hudson Mills - Apartments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 8/6/2019

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Coca-Cola Sign - Stamford, TX

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A sign from when cokes were 5¢

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/4/2019

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Enjoy Coke sign at Happy Chopsticks - Melita, Manitoba

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The restaurant side is all faded, but the Coke sign is still like new!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member machard

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 7/31/2019

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Coca~Cola Mural - Villa Rica, GA

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With the very first of these advertisements murals in Atlanta, this one was not far behind....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/10/2019

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Coca Cola Cooler - Miami, AZ

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This old Coke dispenser sits outside the Bloody Tanks Mobil gas station alongside U.S. 60 in Miami.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/1/2019

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Coca Cola sign - Alphen aan den Rijn (NL)

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Basic Coca Cola sign outside cafetaria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 5/28/2019

last visited: 6/24/2019

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Sign - Mineral Wells, TX

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Ghost sign has been repainted.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/1/2019

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Coca-Cola Sign - Colorado City, TX

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Sign painted on the brick wall of Colorado Drugs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 4/2/2019

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Buddy Bear vor dem Coca Cola Haus in Berlin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 1/31/2019

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Coca-Cola Ghost Sign-Morristown, TN

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Located at First North St and North Cumberland St., Morristown, TN

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/11/2019

last visited: 12/29/2018

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Tribute - UWG Wolfie - Carrollton, GA

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Howl for UWG. Wolfie is the local University mascot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 1/4/2019

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Coca Cola Mural - Carrollton, GA

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On the side of the Little Gem Barber Shop, oldest barber shop in Georgia,...or so they say.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 12/29/2018

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Coca Cola Sign - Sacramento, CA

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A Coca-Cola sign in downtown Sacramento.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/16/2018

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Coca Cola sign - Koblenz-Güls

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Coca Cola mural on a house wall in the Neugasse in Koblenz-Güls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 10/27/2018

last visited: never

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[FR] Enseigne Coca-Cola située en Andorre. [ES] Enseña Coca-Cola en Andorra. [EN] Teaches Coca-Cola located in Andorra.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Andorra

date approved: 8/19/2018

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Hatton General Store Coka Cola sign - Hatton Mo

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Hatton General Store Coka Cola sign - Hatton Mo

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/4/2018

last visited: never

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A Coca Cola mural on the east side of the Waxers Surf and Skate building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/8/2018

last visited: never

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A Coca Cola Bottle mural at a building once owned by Johnny Cash

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/22/2018

last visited: never

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Coca Cola 600 Cafe - Charlotte, NC

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This small cafe is located between at the intersection of terminal E and D.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/11/2018

last visited: 6/10/2018

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Coca Cola Memorabilia Coca Cola Sign - Cameron, TX

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Sharing the sign with Johnson's Family Cleaners on a now vacant building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/27/2018

last visited: never

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