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A friend just called to say that an auction on 22 January includes a number of slots as well as some mechanical music. Sale is currently on saleroom, maybe some things of interest to members.
Wonderful pictures, these show the real Pat I will remember, full of the joy of life despite life not always being so joyful for her. She always looked on the positive side of everything.
Got the news this morning so very sad. First met Pat about 15 years ago and visited her about eight or ten times over the next ten years. Each machine I bought I would send pictures of the restored machine which she liked to see. She was a generous and kind host and certainly had an interesting and ...
Such very sad news, I communicated with Bob for over twenty years both by phone and letter but sadly never met him in person. We swapped a large amount of information also I had parts made for his machines and he mine we then posted them to each other half way around the world without mishap. Lately...
- Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:36 pm
- Forum: Auction Community
- Topic: Electro-Medical Battery Co. Corinthian identified
- Replies: 6
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Dear Daveslot old age has caught up with you like the rest of us. The reason the machine was familiar to you was because the only known one was owned by the late Joe Pettit, someone you introduced me to over 25 years ago. When I inquired if it may be for sale about 10 years ago I was told, 'NO!', bu...
- Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:27 pm
- Forum: Discoveries
- Topic: Palm reading fortune tellers
- Replies: 20
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The marque is definitely from an Arnold palmist. Its dimensions fit exactly, although the cast iron supports do not belong. I was alerted to the e-bay item by Bryans fan a few hours before it finished and did consider bidding. The machine shown earlier at Mablethorpe has both top and main enamels re...
- Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:10 pm
- Forum: Discoveries
- Topic: Garrett's cigarette vending machine
- Replies: 10
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Just found this old advert for cigarette vending machine made by Clement Garrett and Co, more well known for their gold change machines. Has anyone seen a triple vender similar to this? I see they use the word "BIJOU" for the single column model a term they used on their cast iron gold changers from...