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by daveslot
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: C.M. Schwarz Tura
Replies: 35
Views: 3726

Re: C.M. Schwarz Tura

Thanks, very informative.
by daveslot
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: C.M. Schwarz Tura
Replies: 35
Views: 3726

Re: C.M. Schwarz Tura

Oh! Jentzsch & Meerz, I was thinking that it was Schwarz as it's got a badge featuring an acorn and leaves, like on the Schwarz top casting.
by daveslot
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: C.M. Schwarz Tura
Replies: 35
Views: 3726

Re: C.M. Schwarz Tura

Does anyone know what that little glass window is on the top left of the front of the machine? Normaly is a small numbered disc (2 ,4,8,12,16,20), driven by some gears from payout unit, behind the window. It shows the value of last profit. In 99% the parts a missing. I knew only 2 machines that sti...
by daveslot
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Novelty Merchantman Crane
Replies: 63
Views: 14356

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: 14356

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: 1316

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: 2868

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: 2524

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: 4440

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: 792

Re: Electric Shock Sailor

Me too! I had one made but not perfect.