Vintage Vending Machines (PHOTOS)

09/16/2011 04:47 pm ET | Updated Nov 16, 2011

With all this talk about newfangled "social" vending machines, we find ourselves nostalgic for the vending machines of yore. Our friends at LIFE.com put together a fabulous photo retrospective of old-school vending machines and prototypes that sold everything from milk to whiskey to Campbell's soup.

See a sampling of the photos below and check out all of Life's photos of old vending machines over at LIFE.com.

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Vintage Vending Machines

See all of Life's photos of old vending machines over at LIFE.com.

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