Sprite Boy Bobblehead
This Advertiser Collectible is a 7" Funko Wacky Wobbler of the original Coca-Cola mascot, the "Sprite Boy", holding glass bottles of Coke.
The Sprite Boy Bobblehead is still in the original packaging in mint condition. It makes a great gift for collectors and Coke enthusiasts.
In the late 18oos, Coca-Cola was distributed via soda fountains at pharmacies that had parlor areas where people sat on stools surrounding the counter to watch the "soda jerk" prepare their 5¢ soda/float.
While at the counter, someone referred to Coca-Cola as "Coke". The abbreviated name caught on so quickly that The Coca-Cola Company began using "Coke" in their ads.
In those Coke advertisements, there was a "sprite" (a young elf-looking boy dressed like a soda jerk) serving Coca-Cola.
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