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by anglobritish
Wed Jun 24, 2015 12:13 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Witches Cave
Replies: 20
Views: 3842

Re: Witches Cave

The machine in question has English instructions on it, so it was distributed by The Samson Novelty Co, Ltd in the 1930s, so that makes it a lot more valuable, because there was very few of these made for the British market, like JP states it was a steal, at the price, looks like the cabinet is in g...
by anglobritish
Wed Jun 24, 2015 12:13 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Richard Reichert Witches Cave / Cock & Hen adverts
Replies: 2
Views: 976

Re: Witches Cave

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by anglobritish
Tue Jun 23, 2015 11:55 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Figural Hen vendors
Replies: 27
Views: 8466

Re: Figural Hen vendors

Guy's, I am attaching various pictures of the Hen Vendor from my collection of German flyers, one is from the Strolwerks catalog of 1899. Enjoy Freddy bailey Picture or Video 233.jpg Picture or Video 223.jpg Picture or Video 889.jpg Picture or Video 888.jpg Picture or Video 887.jpg Picture or Video ...
by anglobritish
Tue Jun 23, 2015 11:55 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Figural hen vender flyers, patents etc.
Replies: 5
Views: 1150

Re: Figural Hen vendors

Guy's, I am attaching various pictures of the Hen Vendor from my collection of German flyers, one is from the Strolwerks catalog of 1899. Enjoy Freddy bailey Picture or Video 233.jpg Picture or Video 223.jpg Picture or Video 889.jpg Picture or Video 888.jpg Picture or Video 887.jpg Picture or Video ...
by anglobritish
Tue Jun 23, 2015 11:22 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Firmans
Replies: 61
Views: 21703

Re: Firmans

Hi Guys, Bert Firman was an engineer in Nottingham, in the late 1940s. Many of the traveling showmen used to go to his engineering works to get parts made for their Mills fruit machines. Firman developed his large jackpot to accommodate the showmen and converted their Poinsettia bull-nosed jackpots ...
by anglobritish
Tue Nov 04, 2014 4:31 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Metal fronted mystery cigarette skill game
Replies: 30
Views: 5648

Re: Metal fronted mystery cigarette skill game

I think you will find it was made by Bert Firman in Nottingham in the 1930's, My new book that is coming out in November 2014 shows many original flyers from companies in the U.S. Britain, France and Germany, it also shows machines being produced in many of the factories in those countries, it is de...
by anglobritish
Tue May 29, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Are we all too busy to contribute?
Replies: 25
Views: 5430

Re: Are we all too busy to contribute?

Hi, Although I am new to these blogs, I feel as a Brit living in America, I do have quite a lot of insight into the collecting of Coin Operated machines. I have lived this business for more than 62 years, having bought my first machine at 8 years old from the late Ralph Horwitz of Chicago Automatic ...