About the Vendo 110  (Version with a coin mech)

The Vendo 110 is a large, coin-operated machine capable of holding 110 bottles. Lovingly referred to as ‘a beast’ by many due to its large size and heavy weight of 363 lbs.   Early versions of the Vendo 110 dispensed bottles, like all the machines before it, but in the 60s, Vendo recreated the 110 to dispense cans.   

You can buy parts for the Vendo 110 here

 

Features

  • The machine featured wooden a frame in the main door and in the cabinet, adding to its bulk. 
  • 1952-1959 production of the original Vendo 110.
  • In the 60s, Vendo created a 110 that held and dispensed cans as they became more popular.
  • 1952-1959 production of the original Vendo 110.
    In the 60s, Vendo created a 110 that held and dispensed cans as they became more popular
  •  All red with white embossed white lettering on the top that says ‘Drink Coca-Cola In Bottles’ and ‘Ice Cold’ on the bottom.
  • Some versions came with a white top.
  • This machine can vend any size bottle from 6.5-12 oz. bottles making it a popular choice for collectors.
  • Ten slanted rows that roll bottles down to be ended.
  • Pre-cools 34 bottles down below.
  • Coin operated on nickels or dimes with a crank handle.
  • Open the glass door that is on the right side to remove the bottle.
  • Original versions have wood inside of the door that often needs to be replaced.
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Vendo 110 Specs:

  • 18” D X 32.5” W X 63” H
  • Weight – One of the heavier classic vending machines at 363 lbs.

 

  • Popularity and Collectibility

The Vendo 110 is a collectible machine with the classic 1950s look, but it is larger than most.   The heavy main door is often an issue as it can weigh down on the hinges over time making it difficult to use. 

About the Vendo E110 Vertical 6 Case Cooler (no coin mech)

Although similar to the Vendo 110, the difference between the two is that the Vendo 6 Case Vertical Cooler (E110) does not have a coin operating mechanism. This self-serve cooler holds 100 bottles to vend, with an additional 34 chilling below.

  • This machine is not that common and tends to be a hit with collectors.
  • Year(s) The late 1940s- Mid 1950s
  • Weight – This machine is lighter than the Vendo 110, weighing only 200 lbs.
  • It has an arrow pointing to the door with ‘Serve Yourself’.
  • A small glass door opens on the right to self-vend.

 

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