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by pennymachines
Tue Oct 19, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Allwin Double Your Money
Replies: 26
Views: 418

Re: Allwin Double Your Money

What type of wood was used for the case? Yellow birch is my guess. :!?!: Pretty sure it's no species of oak. Is there a picture of the key for the case door lock? An image will help locating a replacement. It will be long and flat, similar to the Yale key below. You'll need to find a blank and have...
by pennymachines
Tue Oct 19, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Allwin Double Your Money
Replies: 26
Views: 418

Re: Proper Coin for Allwin Double Your Money

The original coin is the big old British 31mm diameter bronze pre-decimal penny.
by pennymachines
Tue Oct 19, 2021 10:21 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Aristocrat Clubman & Clubmaster
Replies: 79
Views: 42247

Re: Aristocrat Clubman & Clubmaster

Not much help, unless hand luggage can travel unaccompanied, as non-essential travel to Australia's currently verboten.
by pennymachines
Mon Oct 18, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Aristocrat Clubman & Clubmaster
Replies: 79
Views: 42247

Re: Aristocrat Clubman

And I think I know who... :lol:
by pennymachines
Mon Oct 18, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: 2 Roll-a-Penny boards. Any advice?
Replies: 8
Views: 247

Re: 2 Roll-a-Penny boards. Any advice?

tammy wrote: Mon Oct 18, 2021 5:13 pm Is it Venus and Mars model?
It would be the Ben Hur disc I imagine, with comets, planets, etc.
by pennymachines
Mon Oct 18, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Allwin Double Your Money
Replies: 26
Views: 418

Re: Allwin Double Your Money

I have half a dozen questions. For starters, are there resources available for this game? Fire away! The only resources you're likely to find are the knowledgeable folk here. The top glasses on these are screen printed on glass. With patience and a steady hand, these can be very effectively replica...
by pennymachines
Mon Oct 18, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Allwin Double Your Money
Replies: 26
Views: 418

Re: Allwin Double Your Money

No problem - I'll swivle 'em tomorrow.

:WELCOME:
by pennymachines
Sun Oct 17, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: How to date a Bradley's Challenger?
Replies: 5
Views: 233

Re: How to date a Bradley's Challenger?

Another indication that this is an early model is the number '6' in the middle position of the centre casting. Later models had the middle column blanked as a loser and had a '0' on the casting: Re: Bradley Challenger and variants . This Challenger was mine for a while, purchased at Arcadia '87 Exhi...
by pennymachines
Thu Oct 14, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Long stored Mills mech reels don't spin
Replies: 29
Views: 1534

Re: Long stored Mills mech reels don't spin

I reckon these brutalist bandits may have been Tom Boland's last gasp before turning his attention exclusively to operating machines in the 1970s. The single reel example lends weight to the theory. We already discussed the slightly earlier-looking Spinning Reels type which sport a 'Deluxe" nam...
by pennymachines
Thu Oct 14, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sapphire (Apex Amusements) bandit identified
Replies: 34
Views: 16269

Re: Sapphire (Apex Amusements) bandit identified

Re-badged Aristocrat? I don't think so. These seem to be a unique product of Apex Amusement Co. Pty. Ltd. Trading from the 1940s to 1960 and based in Balmian, above Sydney, NSW, the company sold cloned or revamped versions of Mills' Hi Top, under the Apex name, before Ray Smith developed their dist...