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by arrgee
Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:38 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Mechanical Memories Auction 2007
Replies: 25
Views: 14176

There will always be people who have no thought for others or the effort an event such as this involves, I would certainly endorse actions such as refusing to accept any further auction lots from these people. Alternatively, why not charge an 'item submission fee' this fee being deducted only if the...
by arrgee
Sat Nov 24, 2007 11:32 am
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Site so slowwwwww.....
Replies: 7
Views: 4407

arcadian, are you on dial-up or broadband ? I am on broadband and have no problems at all.
by arrgee
Fri Nov 23, 2007 12:36 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bradley/Whales: Ballwin, Baby Bradwin, Allwin De Luxe etc.
Replies: 56
Views: 26297

Re. Bradley/Whales: Ballwin, Baby Bradwin, Allwin De Luxe etc.

Interesting little machine Brian, I do not know anything about it but no doubt someone will. What is the machine to the left of the Ballwin?
by arrgee
Tue Nov 20, 2007 3:57 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Hunt's Pier
Replies: 9
Views: 10289

For those interested, the website is http://www.victoriapier.com Quite an extensive site with numerous pics of the pier through the ages plus current internal pics of the amusement area. There is a special link to make a donation............ or you can have a brass plaque with your name on it for £2...
by arrgee
Fri Nov 09, 2007 2:19 pm
Forum: Mechanical Memories Magazine
Topic: Mystery Metal Label Stamper
Replies: 12
Views: 11719

Re: Mystery Metal Label Stamper

Ah..... hence the 'old-ish' style appearance, I look forward to receiving the next issue of MMM and reading about it.
by arrgee
Fri Nov 09, 2007 10:30 am
Forum: Mechanical Memories Magazine
Topic: Mystery Metal Label Stamper
Replies: 12
Views: 11719

Re: Mystery Metal Label Stamper

Interesting photos Jerry, do you think the machines 'instruction' sheet is original, showing the '10 letters 10p', if so presumably BAC were still manufacturing or at least supplying them in the 1970s to a design that looked 40 or 50 years older. Interesting styling, the machine in the York, with it...
by arrgee
Wed Oct 03, 2007 4:03 pm
Forum: Mechanical Memories Magazine
Topic: Mystery Metal Label Stamper
Replies: 12
Views: 11719

Re: Mystery Metal Label Stamper

I can also remember the one at Paignton, I stamped out a name on its aluminium strip for a model sailing boat, this would be around the late 1950s to early 1960s, those strips were damn sharp at the ends, nothing like a bit of good old fashioned danger to make a kid aware !! There was also one sitti...
by arrgee
Fri Sep 21, 2007 9:06 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: WW1 and WW2 related machines
Replies: 33
Views: 18736

Re: WW1 and WW2 related machines

Just read John Peterson's article on the Khyber Pass, and would commend this to all who have an interest in slot machines. Johns erudite easy writing style always gives the reader much more than plain information and remind me of Alistair Cookes 'Letters from America', the articles are always intere...
by arrgee
Fri Aug 24, 2007 11:40 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Just a Quickie Question - Removing Black bit from Bandit Arm
Replies: 8
Views: 3587

Might be a silly question but could it have a left hand thread ?
by arrgee
Wed Jun 27, 2007 10:20 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Veteran slots from Brighton Pier discovered!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 4840

Terry, I think your absolutely right about collecting those machines we had fond memories of playing as children and I believe that we will not see our machines full potential value (money and intrinsic) until they become real antiques, say 50 - 60 years time, by which time quite a lot of us will no...