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by tim575
Mon Dec 23, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Indian Fakir Working Model
Replies: 18
Views: 4996

Re: Indian Fakir Working Model

Restored the top side Marquees and created a front Marquee in the same style of the side. All that remains is to have some replacement side doors made and finished to blend in with the cabinet. As far as I can find, this was a unique model of unknown maker, and I only found one other reference to a ...
by tim575
Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Mutoscope Electric Traveling Crane Motor
Replies: 11
Views: 2172

Re: Mutoscope Electric Traveling Crane Motor

I have a working model that at one time was made from a International Mutoscope Electric Traveling Crane, at least the case and coin switch. The motor and cams didn't look like pics of an electric traveling crane, but the cams were brass and motor looks similar to yours. I had to replace the lead wi...
by tim575
Sun Dec 08, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Indian Fakir Working Model
Replies: 18
Views: 4996

Re: Indian Fakir Working Model

After several years of storage, I had some time to work on this machine last week. Pulled out the model, repaired it and the cabinet, new glass, motor rebuild, complete rewire, and added step up transformer to run off 120VAC in the US. It is now in working condition. Remaining is to fabricate replac...
by tim575
Sun Dec 08, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Indian Fakir Working Model
Replies: 18
Views: 4996

Re: Working Model

Hello, I am new to this forum. I acquired an "Indian Fakir" at auction and from the photos appears to be the same unit. Material of the figures inside and construction is unlike Bolland machines, I have a Bolland Miser in my collection. I believe this "Indian Fakir" was made by the Samson Novelty Co...