SALE on 1942 COKE Memorabilia/COCA-COLA Bottling Co. Rhode Island Framed Photo Advertisement Piece
WOW! I thought this was so cool. This primitive framed photograph is from the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Rhode Island Christmas Party of 1942. I googled the hotel named to see if it was still there, and I didn't find one just called Narragansett Hotel of Rhode Island, so I wonder if it is even still there. Note the beautiful ballroom where this Christmas party was held. Also, note the little Coke bottles here and there on the tables. I know they are remaking these now, but for years, those nickel cokes were all that was available, and most places where you ordered a Coca-Cola, gave you the coke in a bottle. And you would return them to the grocery for cents off your next purchase of bottled coke products.
***Enjoy this new trivia info that shopper Anthony just shared with me about the hotel where this was made:
Dear Marsha Beaton, Hi Ms. Beaton...I was just browsing and happened to come across this picture.....I live in Rhode island ,,,,and the Narragansett Hotel was demolished in the fifies.....my uncle was a bellhop there in the late thirties........there is actually a cocktail named after that hotel....The Narragansett.....bourbon ...vermouth...splash of anisette..and twist of lemon.........hotel was quite the place in its day..............The Coca Cola Bottling company is still located in Providence............just thought you might enjoy some trivia on the hotel.... ***
There's obviously some fun going on in this picture...looks like hundreds of employees, and I have tried to zoom in on some of the characters that were posing for the photo. In this age of collectibility of Coca-Cola products, I just thought this was a "Classic," (sorry for the pun) to add to your collection.
This framed photograph is in excellent condition other than some water marks to the paper backing, but that in no way compromises the photo itself. The frame has a primitive look to it, black with some distressed look to the painting. It has glass to protect the picture as well. You won't be disappointed to have this great advertising and historical piece. Perhaps you even worked for, or knew someone who worked for the Rhode Island Coca-Cola Bottling Co. back in 1942. Surprise your family with this great framed photo this Christmas! It measures 20 1/8" x 11 1/8" framed.
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