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by moonriver
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Streets Wheel Em In
Replies: 7
Views: 224

Re: Streets Wheel Em In

magikkk wrote:
Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:22 am
I do admit to being like a seagull.
In relation to eating habits, or splattering the car?
by moonriver
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Peter Wilson Sale: 18/07/19
Replies: 48
Views: 2735

Re: Peter Wilson Sale: 18/07/19

There were so many parts missing from machines that couldn't be spotted from the pictures or poor auctioneer's descriptions that there will be many successful internet bidders ending up disappointed. Viewing was an ordeal. The machines were all locked, and keys for each individual machine had to be ...
by moonriver
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Clacton-on-Sea - The Pier Bally Machines
Replies: 9
Views: 3243

Re: Clacton-on-Sea - The Pier Bally Machines

I've heard the same story many times,
saw something really interesting..... went back for it....... wasn't there.
by moonriver
Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Shields Football multiplay machine
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Re: Shields Football multiplay machine

I'd have all of them! You can see why none survive, soon looked tatty when formica chipped moving them about and put into storage following decimalisation. Climbed all over in damp storage , things stacked on top, all the contacts and relays rusting inside, and then scrapped when the owner died. Tha...
by moonriver
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Streets Wheel Em In
Replies: 7
Views: 224

Re: Streets Wheel Em In

and only £230, bargain!
by moonriver
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Bolland's Automatic Amusement Machines catalogue
Replies: 5
Views: 325

Re: Bolland's Automatic Amusement Machines catalogue

Me too, thank you for posting, that's great
by moonriver
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Peter Wilson Sale: 18/07/19
Replies: 48
Views: 2735

Re: Peter Wilson Sale: 18/07/19

alan57 wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:45 pm
Never been to an auction house before, so looking forward to it.
Don't forget if you have a question during the auction just put your hand up.
by moonriver
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Essex Corn Exchange & variants
Replies: 39
Views: 7999

Re: Monopoly

So hard to operate this type of machine with the old penny arcade punters. No matter how much you explain how future pay works, they just don't get it. Then there is the matter of spin time, not so much with this Monopoly , as it spins quite a long time compared with the usual halfhearted effort whe...
by moonriver
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Reproducing Cabinets
Replies: 10
Views: 877

Re: Reproducing Cabinets

Old brown furniture made of solid oak is out of fashion and cheap, rather than buying new timber.
by moonriver
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Novelty Merchantman Crane
Replies: 56
Views: 9114

Re: Novelty Merchantman Crane

Grand job! Thank goodness your customer didn't die in the interim. :D