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by badpenny
Tue May 30, 2006 8:46 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Hi top
Replies: 6
Views: 5282

I once saw a Mills Hi top on 1d with an escalator. It was doing the rounds of collectors in Nottinghamshire (probably 15 years ago or so). It didn't have a jackpot bank, there was a mirror where the window is. Upon removing the mirror we found an original screen printed glass underneath saying somet...
by badpenny
Wed May 24, 2006 3:03 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Central England Auction 2006
Replies: 7
Views: 6009

... and that's exactly how it should be, I like your wife already. I'm sure I can find machines she'll like, as well as ones you'll like too .... what a wonderful relationship YOU your WIFE my BANK MANAGER

badpenny
by badpenny
Thu May 11, 2006 11:22 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Central England Auction 2006
Replies: 7
Views: 6009

Central England Auction 2006

I've just spent several hours on the phone and internet *Yes those currently holding auctions do have a permit *Yes we were stopped 4 years ago from being given a renewal for |The Nelson because the team that dealt with it were in London and their interpretation of the law is not necessarily the sam...
by badpenny
Thu May 11, 2006 9:44 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Auctions further North
Replies: 11
Views: 13061

I think we've bottomed it out!!!!

I've just spent several hours on the phone and internet *Yes those currently holding auctions do have a permit *Yes we were stopped 4 years ago from being given a renewal for |The Nelson because the team that dealt with it were in London and their interpretation of the law is not necessarily the sam...
by badpenny
Wed May 10, 2006 8:51 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Auctions further North
Replies: 11
Views: 13061

Not at all, I thought we were both giving encouragement to those who wanted to take the lead. I've already had a few years of hosting these kind of get togethers and wished to give all the current posters a bit of a steer. My suggestion of starting an auction company stands and I'm more than happy t...
by badpenny
Wed May 10, 2006 5:55 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Auctions further North
Replies: 11
Views: 13061

Sounds encouraging

It may well have changed, John and I were doing this 4 years ago, however I suspect that refers to an individual selling a machine and not somebody running an auction selling other people's. John applied for one of these for the auctions we did at The Nelson, then when he applied for a second a year...
by badpenny
Wed May 10, 2006 11:06 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Auctions further North
Replies: 11
Views: 13061

Organising a central auction .......

Ok, this is all very good stuff. I used to run the midlands slotty collector's get togethers and supplied the venues for John Hanson's auctions. But there is just one thing that nobody is talking about here, which is relevant and can't be ignored. Namely the Gaming Board of GB. That is what stuffed ...
by badpenny
Thu Apr 27, 2006 9:24 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Caille, Callie or Kalee
Replies: 5
Views: 4359

... I understand they sold the company to a manufacturer of portable marine engines, so they probably pronounced it Johnson Outboards ..... maybe!

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by badpenny
Sun Apr 23, 2006 10:49 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Machines I've given away for a couple of pounds!!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 5105

cabinet

.... if you check the seller's feedback, you'll see that he got feedback for selling the other one, although the photo seems the same. So would appear to have had more than one Still they look good and appear reasonably priced. Perhaps the seller uses this site and can answer. Must admit I was tempt...
by badpenny
Tue Apr 11, 2006 10:18 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Machines I've given away for a couple of pounds!!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 5105

Machines I've given away for a couple of pounds!!!!!

Hey there guys and gals out there in "Slotty Land" Take a look at E-Bay item 6271085117, who'd have thought it ........ !?

Aristocrat Arcadian starting at £600 and reserve not yet met !

Guess it'll soon be time for me to sell my Novomat and buy a new car :-o
Badpenny