Schermack Products Corp., Detroit, MI, c. 1930's. Schermack was a prolific manufacturer of stamp vendors. They also made a couple of razor blade vendors shown in Silent Salesmen Too, but I can't recall ever seeing a gum, candy, or peanut machine made by them. You'd think that once a company had experience with coin-operated machines of any type and had a distribution network that they'd naturally expand into other products, but it appears that Schermack was satisfied with its niche market. The world could use a few more of those---niche markets, that is.
This is a very heavy, solidly built machine. I think it's made of cast iron, which would explain why. The Single Unit was the same as this, but was a single compartment rather than a double. Both versions were also available with a white porcelain finish, which looks awesome on any machine.
This example is 100% original. Note the "SCHERMACK" and other writing etched into the front glass.
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