Every drug store had comic books!I spent many hours reading comic books in our small town drug store while sipping a 10 cent fountain coke and eating a 5 cent cone of maple nut ice cream while waiting for Daddy to get off work after my piano lesson.
The other day I posted a 1921 photo of the soda. - The other day I posted a 1921 photo of the soda fountain at a Washington D. People’s Drug Store. This is another People’s Drug Store location in D., circa Lovely tile work on the floor.
The most collectible model of the M&S pumps is the model shown here. This is a restored 1950 M&S 80 that has what is called the “Ad Glass top”, which refers to the illuminated inset on the top of the pump.