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by john t peterson
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 1950s British arcade photos
Replies: 12
Views: 365

Re: 1950s British arcade photos

Fabulous pictures, thanks! Makes you yearn for the old days, minus all the cigarette smoking. !!THUMBSX2!!
by john t peterson
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Photo Weigh card identified
Replies: 4
Views: 159

Re: Photo Weigh card identified

I can understand why these weight machines were doomed to fail. It's not bad enough that you had weighers that spoke your weight for all nearby to hear, now you had a card with your bloody picture on it and your weight printed. I'm sure it was a very popular machine with all the ladies.....NOT! :NBG...
by john t peterson
Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bajazzo Clown wall machines
Replies: 121
Views: 10818

Re: Clown Catcher payout conversion

Now would be an appropriate time to repeat Gameswat's brilliant tip for Allwin cloth backflash replacement: Find an establishment that sells used pool tables and purchase from them an old felt top which they removed in one of their refurbishments. They are usually willing to sell such at a very reas...
by john t peterson
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bajazzo Clown wall machines
Replies: 121
Views: 10818

Re: Clown Catcher payout conversion

Welcome to Pennymachines, Kevin. You certainly saved yourself for an excellent first post. Your game is Bajazzo by Jentsch & Meerz of Leipzig. If you've been on the site for 10 years, I'm sure you suspected such to be the case. I am a huge fan of catcher games and Bajazzo is one of the most charming...
by john t peterson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: New Polyphon Supply shocker identified
Replies: 18
Views: 1293

Re: New Polyphon Supply shocker identified

I am pleased by not shocked by this erudite investigation. Well done, Chaps.

J Peterson
:zapa: in America
by john t peterson
Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Hawtins allwin - a fair price?
Replies: 8
Views: 613

Re: Hawtins allwin - a fair price?

Price seems a bit on the high side to me but you never know about the American market. The machine looks great and the games are largely unknown here so the changes noted by BP would be invisible to the prospective purchaser. It's nice to see an offering of a British arcade game containing accurate ...
by john t peterson
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Garrett's cigarette vending machine
Replies: 10
Views: 1179

Re: Garrett's cigarette vending machine

What a great idea....drinking beer at work. !!THUMBSX2!! I'm a little confused. She appears to be holding a beer bottle like the one pictured on the vending machine. He seems to be pouring beer from a can?? Not that it matters. Besides a brewery or Disney Land, that looks like the happiest place in ...
by john t peterson
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Jamieson’s Autofruit range 1962 - 64
Replies: 15
Views: 1500

Re: Jamieson’s Autofruit range 1962 - 64

The work room picture is amazing. It would appear you had to bring in your own work stool.

J Peterson
Sitting duck in America
by john t peterson
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Double Bubble vending machine
Replies: 6
Views: 1168

Re: Hubba Bubba vending machine

From Wikipedia: Dubble Bubble is a brand of pink-colored bubblegum invented by Walter Diemer, an accountant at Philadelphia-based Fleer Chewing Gum Company in 1928.[1] One of Diemer’s hobbies was concocting recipes for chewing gum based on the original Fleer ingredients. Though founder Frank Fleer h...