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by daveslot
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Novelty Merchantman Crane
Replies: 63
Views: 10767

Re: Novelty Merchantman Crane

I have no idea where it came from. But I've cleared lots of arcades in the past and it was amongst that lot.
by daveslot
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Novelty Merchantman Crane
Replies: 63
Views: 10767

Re: Novelty Merchantman Crane

Got this tinplate one.
by daveslot
Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Cast Postcard Vendor
Replies: 3
Views: 949

Re: Cast Postcard Vendor

Unfortunately got out bid. Never seen one before. It had an enamel coin slot on 1d. The auction house said this was cast iron, but it had a sheet metal case with cast iron trimmings. Loved the Art Nouveau top flash.
by daveslot
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: The Empire Cup & Busy Bee
Replies: 11
Views: 2408

The Empire Cup & Busy Bee

Not seen one of these before, looks like same maker as Busy Bee, but quite attractive.
by daveslot
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: 1933 Nervograph & Drivatest
Replies: 17
Views: 2213

Re: 1933 Nervograph & Drivatest

By reel I assume you do mean the paper roll?! I asked but really didn't believe that anybody would have one just laying around! Did your machine contain all the same tracks as mine, or were there variations? ? I later bought two rolls from an arcade storeroom in Southend, gave one to Clive, kept th...
by daveslot
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Mills Extrabell identified
Replies: 12
Views: 4200

Re: Mills Extrabell identified

I have just bought one of these off a chap who bought it off an operator in the 1970s. It was operating on 6d and had a 6d award badge screwed on top of the original 25c. The operator had also sawn off the front of the base so the winning coins fell into a large bowl !PUZZLED! so I'm presuming origi...
by daveslot
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Electric Shock Sailor
Replies: 1
Views: 711

Re: Electric Shock Sailor

Me too! I had one made but not perfect.
by daveslot
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: 1933 Nervograph & Drivatest
Replies: 17
Views: 2213

Re: 1933 Nervograph & Drivatest

i used to have one of these very interesting machines, think i have still got a reel for it
by daveslot
Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Rol a Top Bird of Paradise
Replies: 6
Views: 1239

Re: Rol a Top Birds of Paradise

3200 hammer + 30% if you bid on line.
by daveslot
Sat Dec 08, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Reeman Dansie auction - Snappy fortune teller
Replies: 8
Views: 1390

Re: Reeman Dansie auction - Snappy fortune teller

I think is probably based on the Bradfort Oracle.