American Slot Machines in Print (1 of 8)
History, Appreciation and Identification
|American Play & Emozioni a Gettone by Luciano Morlacchi.
Attractively produced coffee table book (25 x 30 cm) filled with beautiful full page colour pictures of fully restored vintage slot machines. Mostly gambling machines, jukeboxes and a few pintables. It's an Italian publication, but apart from a brief introduction, it's all pictures, no text. Softback, 125 pages, colour.
1996 Electa, Italy, ISBN 88-435-5860-9.
|American Premium Guide To Jukeboxes & Slot Machines: Identification and Value Guide (3rd Edition) by Jerry Ayliffe.
Comprehensive and fully illustrated, also includes gumball, trade stimulators and arcade machines. Softback, 244 pages, b/w.
1991 Books Americana Inc., USA, ISBN 0-89689-082-1.
|Price Guide to Antique Slot Machines by Richard & Barbara Reddock.
Pioneering, but still useful and well written slot machine buyers' handbook covering collecting, buying, pricing, playing strategies, rare machines, plus technical, historical and US legal information. Softback, 296 pages, b/w.
1981 Wallace-Homestead Book Co., USA, ISBN 0-87069-332-8.
|Arcade Treasures (With Price Guide) by Bill Kurtz.
Quality book with 447 colour photographs of arcade machines from the early 1900s to the 1990s, with emphasis on the later electro-mechanicals. Hardback, 176 pages, colour.
1994, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., USA, ISBN 0-88740-619-X.
|Arcade 1: Illustrated Historical Guide to Arcade Machines Volume 1 by Dick Bueschel.
Fascinating facts and pictures of American and European arcade machines from 1870s to the present. Softback, 300 pages with separate price guide.
1993, Hoflin Publishing Ltd., USA, ISBN 0-8666-051-3.
|Classic Soda Machines: A Field Reference and Price Guide (3rd Edition) by Jeff Walters.
Pricing and identification guide to Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Dr. Pepper, 7-Up, Royal Crown, Ideal Sliders, and a few miscellaneous soft drink vending machine brands. Covers 1920s to the late 1950s with approximate year, dimensions, rarity rating, and average/fully restored condition pricing. Softback, 328 pages, colour.
|Coin-Ops on Location by R Bueschel & E Hatchell.
A nostalgic look at arcade machines, jukeboxes, pinballs, scales, slot machines, trade stimulators, vendors and vintage advertising, depicted in their original locations in over 60 fascinating photographs from the turn of the century onwards. Hardback, 114 pages, colour & b/w.
1993, Wordmarque, USA, ISBN 0-9638176-0-4.