Original release: July 2004
Show & Tell notes
Carl Sehnert showed three McDonald's Coca Cola
Glasses from Japan, where a large set was expected
To be made, but only three were distributed, and the
Glasses are scarce because the promotion was cancelled
Early and very few glasses were distributed.
Brian Callahan showed a SANRIO store Shinkansen Train glass in a box and had a list of other SANRIO Characters available on glasses at the Chicago SANRIO Store. He also showed a display of pin-back buttons from Restaurant In store Glasses promotions.
Larre Eckert had a set of three McDonalds glasses from A recent USA promotion, dated 2002, but which came out Recently in only a few selected areas. Larre also mentioned That in the near future he will have a display of McDonalds Glasses, about 100+ glasses, at the McDonalds at the Greenwood exit off I-65, south of Indianapolis, IN.
Mike Vath showed a Mountain Dew "Do the Dew" color Change glass, and the recent Ponderosa Pepsi glass from The most recent Ponderosa promotion. He also had a Pepsi Christmas glass that had a see through snow globe type effect With a snowman shown inside the glass.
Andy Hensley came with a very attractive and unusual boxed Set of 4 Hanna Barbera etched glasses, in a very colorful box, Dated 2000.
John Foster brought a Pikeville Dairy Cheer glass with only The blue color, the red color being left off the glass. Also a 1982 Dairy Cheer glass that was made before they put Pepsi logos on the Dairy Cheer glasses. He had a tall frosted Scenes from the Southland - Mardi Gras New Orleans - glass, Probably from a frosted set. Also from the tall frosted New York World's Fair set John had two different Circus glasses with color Variations, with the colors being reversed on the two glasses.
Mary Gween showed several really colorful newer glasses, One from the Titanic Ship of Dreams exhibit in Orlando, FL And the other a beautiful Woody Woodpecker glass from Universal in FL. Mary noted the Woody character was the "newer" style Woody Woodpecker. She also had an unusually colored frosted "Southern Plantations" style glass, probably from a set of 8.
Dawn Avdichuk brought for display a single line Winnie the Pooh Rabbit #2 glass in a color variation, a red color instead of the usual Black color glass.
Brent Sehnert, Carl Sehnert and Mike Vath noted that the Hard Rock Cafes in various Cities have just come out with a Pepsi Hard Rock frosted glass, With the city name at the bottom, thus giving the Pepsi collectors a Bunch more glasses to find for their collections. Several from Indianapolis And Memphis were shown. They sell for $5.99 retail plus tax and gratuity At the Hard Rock Cafes.
Respectfully submitted, Brian Callahan