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by badpenny
Wed Jul 12, 2006 3:13 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: O. D. Jennings & Co. club chief
Replies: 1
Views: 3110

Hi Dan ....... Photos always help especially of the mech outside of its case.
Badpenny :D
by badpenny
Sat Jul 01, 2006 8:25 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Penny Lighthouse Grip
Replies: 14
Views: 11034

I may be wrong but I seem to remember seeing one of these sitting on the counter of The Hoopers Emporium when they had the shop in Regent Street Leamington. I don't think it was for sale, so they may still have it.

Badpenny
by badpenny
Wed Jun 28, 2006 7:04 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Minisoccer, marketed from 1964 by Minisoccer Ltd.
Replies: 23
Views: 8360

..............looks to me as if it's directly underneath the coin entry, so I bet ten bob it's just the coin return ............... over to you Mr Pennymachines who's right?
Badpenny :boing!:
by badpenny
Sun Jun 25, 2006 1:20 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Mills Silver Belle Slot
Replies: 9
Views: 4860

Aha ......... the thick plottens! If you'd photo'd without the back bonnet on we'd have seen the escalator, but I can just make out the bottom lever, so I reckon it's probably complete. Do the coins move across one at a time behind the window as you pull the handle? If so the escalator would seem to...
by badpenny
Sun Jun 25, 2006 11:49 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Mills Silver Belle Slot
Replies: 9
Views: 4860

Hi Dave .... without seeing inside, it's fair to say most of us have tackled worse at some time or another. The Hi-Top is probably the machine with the highest production run ever. And is a style calssic (in my humble opinion) You'll find other postingson here that refer to it and explain the histor...
by badpenny
Sat Jun 24, 2006 10:05 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Mills Silver Belle Slot
Replies: 9
Views: 4860

Sounds like the sort of "project" most of us regularly tackle. It all depends on how pristine you want it to end up. It's worth remembering that almost all vintage slots were tampered with at some time during their working life. The coinage got changed, certainly the symbols got altered as the odds ...
by badpenny
Sat Jun 24, 2006 1:35 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Mills Silver Belle Slot
Replies: 9
Views: 4860

Hi Dave welcome to the premier site for slotties! There are some members here who may tackle the job for you. Alternatively you'll probably get oodles of advice if you fancy having a bash yourself. The first thing to ascertain is the condition of your machine and learn what's missing. Any chance of ...
by badpenny
Thu Jun 08, 2006 11:00 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: * UPDATE * - Bryans Locks!!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 8770

I can see it !!!!!!!!!!!!!

heres what I found the lock on the right I have no key for .......... Panic ye not Bryansjim!!!! I've found your missing key ..... it's just behind the lock.
Badpenny :P
by badpenny
Tue May 30, 2006 8:46 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Hi top
Replies: 6
Views: 5340

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: 6074

... 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