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by coppinpr
Wed Jan 19, 2022 8:37 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Caille Superior
Replies: 2
Views: 258

Re: Caille Superior

the "bell" logo should be on the left side ,high up in the middle level with the reel window, the company logo should be on the arm side high up towards the back
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by coppinpr
Sun Jan 16, 2022 9:37 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Junior League Bat-A-Ball identified?
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Junior League Bat-A-Ball identified?

This machine looks interesting, but I have no details of when or who made it. Anyone have any details?
by coppinpr
Sun Jan 16, 2022 9:14 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Coin operated cranes and diggers
Replies: 13
Views: 1256

Re: Coin operated cranes and diggers

That can't be right. The Bartlett patent 1,882,563 is dated 1932, which would push the Erie digger to 1945 - far too late. I know you wont agree with me (you never do) but the first digger built was in 1896 and Bartlett's first patent (manual not electric) was 1919 but he never built a usable versi...
by coppinpr
Sat Jan 15, 2022 2:41 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Lord Sega on 3d coinage
Replies: 7
Views: 740

Re: Lord Sega on 3d coinage

is that a mills style gold award unit hiding in there to pay the grand token?
by coppinpr
Sat Jan 15, 2022 9:00 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Coin operated cranes and diggers
Replies: 13
Views: 1256

Re: Coin operated cranes and diggers

thanks for the kind words regarding my site !WORSHIPFULL! The Erie Digger (ancestor of all the novelty cranes) and its various 'clones'. actually, William Bartlett's patents predate the Erie digger by 13 years, the first three Erie,Bartlett and Norwat all came out so close to each other no one is su...
by coppinpr
Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:13 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Interesting restoration project of 40+ bandits
Replies: 8
Views: 321

Re: Interesting restoration project of 40+ bandits

Some seem like good machines. It's mostly just the colours, (the Melon Front is a bit of a disaster all round). I actually don't think they would appeal to home buyers anyway! What is interesting is the box of goodies you can see next to the black 777 machine (photo 7 on the way down) THAT I'd like....
by coppinpr
Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:06 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Interesting restoration project of 40+ bandits
Replies: 8
Views: 321

Interesting restoration project of 40+ bandits

I thought this web page might be of interest. This amusement machine supplier has clearly been going a long time as the 40+ bandits they have restored are from the guy's grandfather's time in the business. I've known them for a while now and they seem genuinely interested in old slots (although I'm ...
by coppinpr
Mon Jan 10, 2022 12:40 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Streets Marksman help needed
Replies: 13
Views: 4748

Re: Streets Marksman help needed

brigham wrote: Mon Jan 10, 2022 9:53 am Much as I'd love to see a new, and possibly vintage, arcade in Fleetwood, something about the question "does anyone ever remember an amusement manufacturer going by the name of STREETS?" doesn't inspire me
Why? !PUZZLED!
by coppinpr
Mon Jan 10, 2022 8:48 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Oliver Whales 'Each Way' Allwin
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: Oliver Whales 'Each Way' Allwin

just to put the three of you in your place here is what you get on the web if you ask the question "what does the abbreviation DM stand for" "DM stands for direct message or a private message with a person on social media" you see BP, your never to old to learn something new :lol:
by coppinpr
Sat Jan 08, 2022 5:33 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Bryan's Crane on Ebay
Replies: 6
Views: 493

Re: Bryan's Crane on Ebay

clearly a price to generate a sale off of ebay, just to rub it in he wants an extra EUR 2,000 postage :o