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Started by malj1, October 05, 2012, 01:43:07 PM

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jezuss

Quote from: malj1 on May 18, 2020, 12:35:44 AM
I notice my one in Reply #3 is a different variety to your one with MUNZE in a different position.

thanks mal, i have added your picture to my website...

brandm24

Quote from: constanius on July 07, 2015, 04:14:50 PM
Brought back memories of the 1985 "New Coke" experiment. 

Personally I have not had any carbonated drinks since I was a lad, back then my favourite was a cherryade or coke float made with vanilla ice cream.

Pat
Apparently, I was one of the few people who actually liked the "New Coke", Pat. I thought better than the original. Oh well, I suppose my knack of picking things that aren't that good has prevented me from getting a prestigious job in research and development. ;D

Bruce
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malj1

#32
A major part of this thread was moved to fantasies, it relates to fantasy coco-cola tokens of which there are many manufactured in the early 1970s by two American men styling themselves L A Stamp. This information of course should be read in conjunction with the above genuine pieces.

Brandm24 first posted this token with remarks:

QuoteHere's an interesting Coca-Cola token given out at the 1904 St. Louis Worlds Fair. It's 38 mm and lead or pewter...not sure which. At that time Coke hadn't been around very long...1880's I think.

I was able to point out that this was a fantasy and provided my own image of another.



QuoteThat is a fantasy as are any American fantasies tokens marked L.A. Stamp: ALL tokens marked such are modern fantasy items.

See my page Other L.A. Stamp fantasies and see also the history of L A Stamp fantasies this includes yet another fantasy Coca cola token

I then quoted "Another site that shows some of these fantasies."  this includes further Coca-Cola fantasy items among others.

IMO all fantasy tokens should be kept in the token section.


Malcolm
Have a look at  my tokens and my banknotes.

orsk2

#33
Пейте Кока-Кола.
Жетон предположительно применялся в автоматах Coca-Cola во время Олимпиады 1980 в Москве.
Латунь.
Диаметр: 25,4 мм.

translate edit: drink coca-cola. the token was allegedly used in coca-cola machines during the 1980 Moscow Olympics. brass. diameter: 25.4 mm.
Visit my website http://coins.ucoz.net

orsk2

#34
Санкт-Петербург.

translate edit: St. Petersburg.
Visit my website http://coins.ucoz.net

Figleaf

A strange mixture of Russian and English written phonetically with Cyrillic characters.

Joint Stock Company "Koka-Kola Sent Pitersberg Bottlers"

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

FosseWay

See my token above (reply 16 in this thread) for another Russian token, again with a company name in English transliterated into Cyrillic (in this case, complete with spelling error). I guess that it was in vogue in 1980s/90s Russia to sprinkle English around, but it had to be transliterated as insufficient people could read the Latin alphabet.

jezuss

a similar token with (according to google) portuguese text.
23mm
Core : Nickel plated Iron
Ring : Copper-Nickel

similar tokens have been made with different characters inside the circle.

orsk2

#38
Токен Санкт-Петербурга, так же как и Московский жетон, были изготовлены в 2000-х годах. Петербургский жетон в применении небыл.

The St. Petersburg token, like the Moscow token, was made in the 2000s. The St. Petersburg token was not used.
Visit my website http://coins.ucoz.net

chrisild

Seems that the Google translation feature works fine when it comes to anglifying, russifying etc. ;) an entire page, but has its limits with single posts. I just used DeepL for the translation; thanks for the info!

Christian

Figleaf

Single posts are handled easily with a good translation app. As an expat working in five languages, I appreciate having the choice when the body wants to carry on and the brain wants to sleep.

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.