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by treefrog
Thu Oct 21, 2021 6:56 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Restoring award plates
Replies: 1
Views: 105

Re: Restoring award plates

I rarely bother, too lazy, but you could carefully apply Vaseline to the non indented areas near where the indented areas are located and paint indented fruits and numbers with correct colours using enamel paint and when dry, wipe off the Vaseline applied areas…….. even if you miss an area with Vase...
by treefrog
Wed Oct 20, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Need help on my Mills War Eagle restoration
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Need help on my Mills War Eagle restoration

Sorry, I measured between the pins, so guess you can work it out. Would guess it's about 16 overall, so 3 inches.
by treefrog
Wed Oct 20, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Need help on my Mills War Eagle restoration
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Need help on my Mills War Eagle restoration

Answer is yes both sides. I do not have a war Eagle in front of me, but most Mills of the period are similar: I measured about 10 inches. I had always assumed the pins on all these machines went all the way through to hold the pieces of wood together, but I have had a few machines where this was not...
by treefrog
Wed Oct 20, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Mills / Jubilee reel strips
Replies: 5
Views: 148

Re: Mills / Jubilee reel strips

I recall in Australia there was a misuse of Mills' name on a number of local machines. Not sure how they got away with it, but I am sure this had been discussed on one of the threads on Aussie machines. I assume you are based in Australia based on the coinage…….
by treefrog
Tue Oct 19, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Aristocrat Clubman & Clubmaster
Replies: 79
Views: 42411

Re: Aristocrat Clubman & Clubmaster

Yes it is a real shame, I remember when considering some other slots from Aus, searching out professional packers who would collect and it was very difficult, now as mentioned shipping has gone mad…… containers that cost £3000 per unit from China are now costing £30000…… I will keeping dreaming :cool:
by treefrog
Tue Oct 19, 2021 6:16 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: A pair of Little Dukes
Replies: 4
Views: 262

Re: A pair of Little Dukes

Looks like a fun project. I am in the middle of rebuilding a Greyhound Clement and Whales conversion of a little duke at the moment as the cabinet had been badly damaged.

Are they on U.K. coinage
by treefrog
Mon Oct 18, 2021 8:14 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Allwin Double Your Money
Replies: 29
Views: 609

Re: Allwin Double Your Money

Brigham, they did two types: full and not full.
by treefrog
Mon Oct 18, 2021 8:13 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Earth Satellite
Replies: 24
Views: 5441

Re: Earth Satellite

**xXx** !!THUMBSX2!! !!CHEERS!!

Very good, I always wonder whether the new owner in 50 years would have a clue
by treefrog
Mon Oct 18, 2021 7:55 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Aristocrat Clubman & Clubmaster
Replies: 79
Views: 42411

Re: Aristo Clubman

!OMFG! That’s yellow… The lower casting is very plain with no metal trim or fluting which is odd. I wonder if there are any marking on it… Value, who knows? What someone's willing to pay... Which country is it in?
by treefrog
Mon Oct 18, 2021 7:54 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Allwin Double Your Money
Replies: 29
Views: 609

Re: Allwin Double Your Money

Answer is in the title…….

Re: Philip Shefras? allwins