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by badpenny
Wed Jul 15, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Allwins
Replies: 42
Views: 19728

Re: Allwins

As we've come to expect from rippyspennyarcade, another superb piece of work.
Always educational but entertaining.

I've only ever seen one Boomerang. Possibly that one.
They fetch high prices, but I didn't realise how tricksome they were.

BP **xXx**
by badpenny
Tue Jul 14, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Neomat
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: Neomat

They all copied each other's designs. I guess Germany had little experience in R&D concerning amusement machines and possibly even were instructed by their government (I nearly said dictated to ... Gulp!) They certainly were restricted and governed in a lot of the ways they ran their businesses. So ...
by badpenny
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: So I might have over-shopped....
Replies: 12
Views: 526

Re: So I might have over-shopped....

geofflove wrote:
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:04 am
JC - I think you win the quiz!
Great! I hope he wins the lost causes.
by badpenny
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: So I might have over-shopped....
Replies: 12
Views: 526

Re: So I might have over-shopped....

A gallery of allwins.
by badpenny
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Jennings Witch and Black Cat
Replies: 6
Views: 612

Re: Jennings Witch and Black Cat

Even if we ignore serial numbers etc I find 6d play suspiciously high. For a machine to be operating on 6d in say 1930 the punter would be chucking today's equivalent of £1.20 (£1-8/-0d) into every pull, and this was the era of the great depression. Even allowing for a varied history involving a con...
by badpenny
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Treefrog
Replies: 0
Views: 316

Treefrog

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No hat, no cane ..... you're a lesser man without them!

BP :o
by badpenny
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Auction searches
Replies: 14
Views: 1004

Re: Auction searches

A few years ago I discovered a novel crowdsourced app which collects data from all the little village hall sales around the country. Members send catalogue details (and occasionally photos) from their phones and the app compiles it all into a searchable database. Because they're not listed by the s...
by badpenny
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: H.J. Bud-Monheim Monimat
Replies: 29
Views: 6770

Re: H.J. Bud-Monheim Monimat

That looks superb.
What a strange choice of chemicals to smother such beautiful wood in.
by badpenny
Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: H.J. Bud-Monheim Monimat
Replies: 29
Views: 6770

Re: H.J. Bud-Monheim Monimat

...... had I? I forget.
by badpenny
Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: My first restoration project.
Replies: 11
Views: 644

Re: My first restoration project.

Good oh!

Have you replaced the pay out knob too, or are you leaving the surround off as well?

BP :cool:
PS I'd prefer the gallery shield to be there.