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by Brian
Thu Nov 29, 2007 9:23 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: When is it illegal to sell a slot machine?
Replies: 31
Views: 10352

The LAw

You might be interested to know that 18 months ago I sent an e-mail to the culture secretary asking for guidance on this issue as a collector of old predecimal slots. After 4 months I got a reply saying, "we are dealing with your query and will be in touch soon". Another 7 months later and they repl...
by Brian
Mon Nov 26, 2007 7:04 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Mechanical Memories Auction 2007
Replies: 25
Views: 12259

Coventry auction 2007

My thanks to all for organising a really informative and friendly day. Great to meet so many who share the same pattern. Hope by next year the wife is speaking to me. "Bloody hockey game - what on earth do you want with one of them?"

PS i notice some of the buys already on e-bay!

brian
by Brian
Sat Nov 24, 2007 10:14 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Mechanical Memories Auction 2007
Replies: 25
Views: 12259

November auction

Thought you should be aware. Barclays bank have had a major problem with theior computer, so they say, Pay pal transactions have been paid and then cancelled. In my case my order for thee catalogue has been paid twice and it appears cancelled twice. Hence no catalogue this morning. Will you save me ...
by Brian
Fri Nov 23, 2007 8:40 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bradley/Whales: Ballwin, Baby Bradwin, Allwin De Luxe etc.
Replies: 56
Views: 20903

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

Thank you very much for your informative response. I have no reason to think its not original, but within the forum you hear of many changes to machines. Like yourself I have never come across one like this and I have looked hard. I do note the drawing pins holding the instructions and have a copied...
by Brian
Fri Nov 23, 2007 12:49 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bradley/Whales: Ballwin, Baby Bradwin, Allwin De Luxe etc.
Replies: 56
Views: 20903

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

Hi! It is a jackpot probably by Oliver Whales of Redcar. It was one of those they painted in the mid sixties. It is in lovely condition and is my granddaughter's favourite because of the false Jackpot.

I enclose a picture.
by Brian
Fri Nov 23, 2007 12:22 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bradley/Whales: Ballwin, Baby Bradwin, Allwin De Luxe etc.
Replies: 56
Views: 20903

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

Can anyone tell me a little about the history behind the Ballwin name and is the one in the picture an original?
by Brian
Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:04 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: SEGA Bonanza Star - Slot Details Please! Research Wanted!
Replies: 6
Views: 4172

sega bonanza star

Hi! I'm not an expert but I know a man who is. There would have been an escalator as you suppose and the front would have had a jackpot. It is clear your machine has been adapted for decimal currency at some time. It is quite easy to fit an escalator and to obtain them on e-bay. I'm not sure about j...
by Brian
Sun Apr 29, 2007 9:14 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: parkers, bryans 11s lookalike
Replies: 7
Views: 5432

Re: parkers, bryans 11s lookalike

Hi Ray Brian here in Chester. Note you have contact with Brian Parker of Rhyl. Do you think it would be of value to interview the Parker family to record as much information for future nostalgia and history? I think a history of the company however brief would be invaluable. Hope to meet up soon brian