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by Neil
Sat Mar 07, 2009 6:20 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: A new seller on ebay
Replies: 9
Views: 1815

Re: A new seller on ebay

It was an old red/orange Sega HiTop in need of some love and attention, but all there.
See pix attached:
by Neil
Fri Mar 06, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Regent Automatic Supply
Replies: 0
Views: 1121

Regent Automatic Supply

Hello everyone!
I picked up an old Sega Hi Top this week with decals for the distributor being Regent Automatic Supply.
Anyone know anything of their history? I would be interested to know.

Thanks, Neil.
by Neil
Thu Dec 18, 2008 5:00 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: dodgem info please
Replies: 3
Views: 1317

Re: dodgem info please

so first pix of prince charles in 59 and hes 60 now? so around x11 in the picture. I believe that both he and princess anne received their own dodgems of this kind as a gift from botton brothers, owner and opeartors of the dodgems in the pix, i wonder if they still have them? please see attached pix...
by Neil
Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:39 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: dodgem info please
Replies: 3
Views: 1317

Re: dodgem info please

Stuart many thx I have contacted whittaker bros at shaw, [why i didnt do that first, anyway!!?!] My thanks to John Whittaker who was very helpful, who advised to google images and the same link too as stuart did too............................................................... and we quickly date d...
by Neil
Thu Dec 18, 2008 3:43 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: dodgem info please
Replies: 3
Views: 1317

dodgem info please

maybe bit offtopic but hey here goes anyway have got a dodgem in storage and will try to get a pix posted asap it has a round emblem on the front states whittaker bros shaw lancs i have seen whittaker bros dodgems before but only little kiddie one seater battery operated? type things...................
by Neil
Thu Dec 18, 2008 3:20 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: My Buys from Coventry 08
Replies: 3
Views: 1052

Re: My Buys from Coventry 08

great job on those two wooden cabinets

i really try to get the cabinets on the machines I buy as natural
and original as possible and they look great

well done................back to my "projects" now

neil
by Neil
Wed Oct 10, 2007 10:35 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Mechanical Memories Auction 2007
Replies: 25
Views: 10939

coventry auction not advertised on the calendar site
by Neil
Fri May 18, 2007 5:48 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...
Replies: 129
Views: 23758

Thanks for the additional photos. It is clear from the last two photos that the Brooklands is just the U.S. Mills Black Beauty with jackpot removed and racing plaque in its place and the U.S. coinage replaced with the old penny coinage. Does this also mean that if I bought a machine similar to the l...
by Neil
Thu May 17, 2007 9:17 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...
Replies: 129
Views: 23758

brooklands

Thanks JC, pix is great. That is how I remember it, although I think I remember it with a dagger handle. Also, is that the time period they were produced, 1950s and any particular colours, say British Racing Green or other? Finally, did they produce a range of these machines with other sports instea...
by Neil
Thu May 17, 2007 6:24 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...
Replies: 129
Views: 23758

Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...

Hi, I'm looking for some details on this old slot. I remember from years back as a one arm bandit, with an old racing car emblem plate on the front above the payout tray with the Brooklands logo above, presumably the old motor race circuit. Also been told that it was a Mills or Bollands? and that ma...