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by aristomatic
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Cigarette Vendor: info appreciated
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Cigarette Vendor: info appreciated

Fellow collector local to me, asked me if he could come over and show me a vendor he'd bought recently to ask if I'd seen another or had a key to open it. We'll none of my usual spare keys got into it and I'm useless at picking, so it'll be off to local locksmith who's opened a few bandits for me ov...
by aristomatic
Sat Aug 28, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Mills console handle
Replies: 1
Views: 198

Mills console handle

I have a Mills console with an Extraordinary machine fitted. Mills dagger handle has a deeper recess than standard handle. Extension piece has a female section that fits the deeper recess. Is this the normal set up for a console handle set up e.g. the handle has a deeper recess to accommodate the ex...
by aristomatic
Mon Aug 23, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Aristocrat Gold Star with cards on reels
Replies: 23
Views: 1711

Re: Aristocrat Gold Star with cards on reels

I suggest you follow medical advice and rehabilitate. Take your time. I've been very poorly for 12 months and not restoring or working on any machines any more. My brother is helping me in lifting items to photograph so I can keep busy selling some machines and parts, but it's no fun when you cannot...
by aristomatic
Mon Aug 23, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Aristocrat Gold Star with cards on reels
Replies: 23
Views: 1711

Re: Aristocrat Gold Star with cards on reels

Hello and thanks for sharing pictures of your machine, looks great whatever it is. Your reel bundle is playing card symbols, there are no "BAR" symbols as such. Your black award card strip denotes playing card reel symbols including the 'A' for Ace symbol that substitutes on 3rd reel to pa...
by aristomatic
Sun Aug 15, 2021 7:22 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Operator List
Replies: 2
Views: 628

Operator List

Is there a list of old operator companies with names and addresses compiled somewhere on the site?
by aristomatic
Wed Aug 04, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: I was only following orders...
Replies: 17
Views: 2260

Re: I was only following orders...

Here is a picture of Belle Vue light-up sign.
by aristomatic
Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: I was only following orders...
Replies: 17
Views: 2260

Re: I was only following orders...

Unfortunately the glass reflector sign is not mine... However, I do have a rare Belle Vue lightup sign. It's reverse screen-printed pictorial image of clowns, horses, ringmaster etc with a silver revolving plate behind to give the illusion of moving water being thrown over clowns, promoting ticket s...
by aristomatic
Sat Jul 31, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: I was only following orders...
Replies: 17
Views: 2260

Re: I was only following orders...

Thankfully you didn't get your paws on this....
by aristomatic
Sat Jun 26, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Aristocrat not paying
Replies: 15
Views: 3540

Re: Aristocrat not paying

Glad you eventually got the sixpences and it's paying as award card now.