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COCA-COLA COBOT

Post by ourchickenshack on Wed May 27, 2015 7:28 am

COCA-COLA COBOT

Remote Controlled Mini Robot


LFL 1980 The Coca-Cola Trading Company (Made In Korea)

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The Cobot was released in 1980 by Coca Cola in a attempt to take advantage of the popularity of Star Wars . Despite the fact that the box has a LFL mark on it , Coca Cola never received permission from George Lucas to use the obvious R2-D2 image likeness , and were forced to end their production / promotion .


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Box

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Re: COCA-COLA COBOT

Post by Commander Clint on Tue Jun 09, 2015 6:37 pm

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COCA-COLA COBOT PIN BACK BUTTON

Post by Commander Clint on Sat Jun 13, 2015 10:49 pm

COCA-COLA COBOT PIN BACK BUTTONS

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Re: COCA-COLA COBOT

Post by Commander Clint on Wed Dec 02, 2015 2:05 am

I have the bottle caps & poster for coke match and win contest.

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COBOT CLOISONNE PIN

Post by ourchickenshack on Sat Jan 02, 2016 2:53 am

Cobot Cloisonne Pin

1985 Wilson Marketing The Coca Cola Company (USA)

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The Cobot pins were not licensed by Lucas Films .

Both of the pins shown below are identical on the backs and stamped 1985 but one pin is marked 1980 on the front while the other is not .


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Re: COCA-COLA COBOT

Post by ourchickenshack on Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:55 am

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Re: COCA-COLA COBOT

Post by the89thchris on Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:52 am

What am I missing regarding the LFL mark yet they didn't have permission to use the design?
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Re: COCA-COLA COBOT

Post by Commander Clint on Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:03 pm

Nice one James. yay   I see a small focus collection starting. cheeky

When I was looking for information on the SW Fan Club buttons, I noticed that the SWCA has quite a few Cobot buttons from different countries.

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Coke didn't get permission to be linked with SW on this item.  Consider it a bootleg item.
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Post by the89thchris on Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:52 pm

So why does it have the LFL mark of it wasn't licenced?
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Post by Commander Clint on Fri Mar 10, 2017 4:39 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:So why does it have the LFL mark of it wasn't licenced?

I don't see any LFL on either of the Cobot Cloisonne Pin's, so it makes them unlicenced and has nothing to do with Lucas Film.  They were put out by Wilson Marketing only.  Only the Cobot toy itself has the LFL stamp. The buttons seem to be completely separate items. Hope this helps. Smile
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Re: COCA-COLA COBOT

Post by ourchickenshack on Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:01 pm

Not positive why they would have put LFL on the robots box but if you look closely at the remote control , it isn't marked LFL .

Perhaps Coke got ahead of themselves and thought Lucas would give them permission or their balls were so big that they didn't think Lucas would care or bother to try and put a stop to their copyright infringement scratch

Regardless of their reasons for putting LFL on the package , Coke didn't have permission to use the R2 likeness and were forced to stop .
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Post by Commander Clint on Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:45 pm

They put LFL on the instruction sheet & under the bottom of the battery door on the actual toy, as well.  I'm surprised they didn't have permission on the toy.
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Re: COCA-COLA COBOT

Post by Commander Clint on Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:53 am

A new addition.

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Post by ourchickenshack on Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:56 pm

Awesome new button Clint cheers
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