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by blikspeelgoed
Tue May 28, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Casting Mills Owl strength lifter
Replies: 1
Views: 203

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: 1815

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: 1129

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: 1815

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: 1365

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: 1389

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: 36
Views: 5470

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.