My Collection – Photos and Commentary

It’s The Real Thing – Not

Coca-Cola advertising items have long been popular collectibles.  Here are pencils emblazoned with logos and slogans spanning a century —

Coke enthusiasm is an international phenomenon.  I found some relevant pencils from Japan —

Unofficial items, evidently.  Note “Cora-Cola,” “Coce-Cola,” and “Koke.”  Hopefully these tweaks were sufficient to avoid lawsuits from the big corporation.

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2 responses

  1. I love that green one with red stripes, second down from the top! Any idea what the age on that might be?

    August 1, 2011 at 6:44 am

    • It is unusual. I would guess it’s from the 30’s. By the way, the imprint says the same thing as the top pencil.

      August 1, 2011 at 8:57 am

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