15 Weird Vending Machines Of The ’60s [BUZZFEED]

1. If you urgently needed a clock in Germany, just head down to the corner and pick one up.

If you urgently needed a clock in Germany, just head down to the corner and pick one up.

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2. Here’s a Macy’s vending machine that sold men’s shorts for only 97 cents!

Here's a Macy's vending machine that sold men's shorts for only 97 cents!

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3. That’s actually Harpo Marx surprising someone onCandid Camera from inside a Coca-Cola vending machine.

That's actually Harpo Marx surprising someone on Candid Camera from inside a Coca-Cola vending machine.

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4. Here’s a machine selling air insurance at Newark Airport.

Here's a machine selling air insurance at Newark Airport.

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5. A beer vending machine? Yes, please!

A beer vending machine? Yes, please!

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6. Here, a vending machine selling Calpis, a Japanese beverage described as having “a light, somewhat milky, and slightly acidic flavor, similar to plain or vanilla-flavored yogurt…” YUM.

Here, a vending machine selling Calpis, a Japanese beverage described as having "a light, somewhat milky, and slightly acidic flavor, similar to plain or vanilla-flavored yogurt..." YUM.

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7. Worms at the push of a button.

Worms at the push of a button.

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8. Lemonade vending machines in Moscow.

Lemonade vending machines in Moscow.

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9. Instant books!

Instant books!

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10. Pantyhose on-the-go in France.

Pantyhose on-the-go in France.

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11. Potatoes ‘round the clock are totally useful.

Potatoes 'round the clock are totally useful.

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12. Here’s a machine dispensing handy lightbulbs.

Here's a machine dispensing handy lightbulbs.

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13. Not the most exciting vending machine — dispensing lumps of coal in France — but still useful once upon a time.

Not the most exciting vending machine — dispensing lumps of coal in France — but still useful once upon a time.

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14. The egg-o-matic seems like a pretty great idea so long as they don’t get crushed coming out the slot.

The egg-o-matic seems like a pretty great idea so long as they don't get crushed coming out the slot.

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15. The best for last: the whiskey vending machine. Official plea to get one of these for the BuzzFeed office.

The best for last: the whiskey vending machine. Official plea to get one of these for the BuzzFeed office.

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