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by blikspeelgoed
Wed May 20, 2020 6:32 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Spelter footballers - what are they ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1868

Re: Spelter footballers - what are they ?

they look a lot like the cast iron coin kickers, which were used in bars, to kick a penny into a beerglas.
are they for sale?
by blikspeelgoed
Tue May 28, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Casting Mills Owl strength lifter
Replies: 1
Views: 1290

Casting Mills Owl strength lifter

Hello, Who has the option to help me? I'm looking for a casting from a Mills side door and an enamel/porcelain instruction plate for a Owl strength lifter. (see attached images). In case of the casting it can be a (repro) casting or someone who's willing to lent me a one, so that I can recast it mys...
by blikspeelgoed
Tue May 14, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: French Curved Crane in US
Replies: 16
Views: 5880

Re: French Curved Crane in US

A time ago I found the maker for the curved Crane, it's G. Boudot
by blikspeelgoed
Sat Dec 27, 2014 9:08 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: French fortune teller
Replies: 3
Views: 1556

Re: French Fortune Teller

I've got a similar machine (for sale) in a slightly different case, also Formica.
See pics for model and mechanism.
by blikspeelgoed
Fri Sep 06, 2013 3:07 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: French Curved Crane in US
Replies: 16
Views: 5880

Re: Bonzini & Sopransi corner claw

The corner crane is possibly not made by Bonzini et Sopransi. The letters on the front are B&G, castings and mechanics are also different from the B&S cranes. There are at the moment, 2 corner cranes know by me, the one in the USA (which I bought in Belgium, but when I went to collect it, it was gon...
by blikspeelgoed
Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:29 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Two diggers on ebay ...
Replies: 6
Views: 1797

Re: Two diggers on ebay ...

Must be a scam. I know that both diggers are located in Belgium, seen the restorations and know who owns them at the moment. Second is that I bought the two Mutoscope Electric Travelling Cranes and Novelty Merchantman (seen on one of the pics in that auction). Look at the last pic in that auction an...
by blikspeelgoed
Wed Oct 19, 2011 10:03 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Original crane fills
Replies: 3
Views: 1778

Re: Original crane fills

Hello, I restored several cranes, some of them stood still from before WWII. I noticed that some were filled with dried peas, corn or other (I guess they used what was available). From the seventies till now they used plastic beats / granulet? (excuse my English). In the early years most of the cran...
by blikspeelgoed
Wed Mar 16, 2011 5:35 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Deluxe Buckley Digger project
Replies: 37
Views: 9948

Re: Buckley Digger

Hello Nigel,

Just bought the same model (in very bad condition although mechanism seems original and complete) but I'm missing the metal top and side doors. If you have pics for me from the top and how it's constructed, I can help you out with the mechanism.

Regards.
by blikspeelgoed
Sat Sep 12, 2009 9:07 am
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Cranes, Diggers, Merchandisers
Replies: 22
Views: 14326

Re: Mutoscope Crane

I have restored two mutoscope cranes myself, and several other european models. If you need any info contact me at muller.t@home.nl

gr
by blikspeelgoed
Sat Sep 12, 2009 7:39 am
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Cranes, Diggers, Merchandisers
Replies: 22
Views: 14326

Re: Mutoscope Crane

Hello,

I posted a new movie with just the cam. It turns towards you.

gr
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