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Elon Nelson leans against the counter in the room he has reimagined as a 1950’s diner. He has collected many pieces over the years to add to the room’s nostalgic atmosphere, including over 100 clocks. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

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Elon Nelson’s Pepsi double bubble clocks show the changes made to advertising Pepsi over the years. He has over 100 soda advertising clocks in his collection. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

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Jerry and Sue Cooper have been collecting Coca-Cola memorabilia for 40 years. Every piece in their collection has a story. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

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This springbok figurine is made entirely of strips of Coca-Cola cans. Sue Cooper purchased it in Botswana while doing missionary work there in 2013. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications

Soda clock and Coke collections really pop

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series about local residents and their collections.

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