Search found 31 matches

by scorpa163
Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: The Lucky 12 flickball
Replies: 7
Views: 534

Re: The Lucky 12 flickball

Jerry Chattenton once produced a batch of these arms.
He might have some left?
by scorpa163
Fri Oct 09, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Bargain Hunt BBC1 2/12/19 interview with Darren Hesketh
Replies: 6
Views: 2187

Re: Bargain Hunt BBC1 2/12/19 interview with Darren Hesketh

The interview was repeated today on a Bargain Hunt special on Toys and games.
by scorpa163
Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Ruffler & Walker Merchantman
Replies: 6
Views: 653

Re: Ruffler & Walker Merchantman

geordy55 wrote:
Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:32 pm
Have you put it in the market place on here?
Yes I did, but as Brigham says, it is too big for standard doorways, and you need a very big games room.
by scorpa163
Tue Sep 29, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Wiegandt Automaten shooting gallery identified
Replies: 6
Views: 854

Re: Shooting gallery info please

Is this the one that was on eBay a couple weeks ago.
I liked the look of it but the seller was asking serious money for a none working machine.
It was distributed by a company in Llandudno in the early sixties.
by scorpa163
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Ruffler & Walker Merchantman
Replies: 6
Views: 653

Re: Ruffler & Walker Merchantman

Wow, how do some people value their machines?
I have a 4 player Waltonian merchandiser for sale at 1% of this price and nobody is interested!
by scorpa163
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Novelty Merchantman Crane
Replies: 75
Views: 32161

Re: Novelty Merchantman Crane

BP is correct “ the quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten “
by scorpa163
Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Best old penny arcades in UK?
Replies: 14
Views: 1584

Re: Best old penny arcades in UK?

It depends whereabouts you are. The one in the beautiful town of Rye has many working models - well worth a visit. My local one at Woodbank Garden centre in Bingley is certainly worth a visit, with plenty of very nice machines. My favourite is the Bryan’s Penny Go Round. There’s a modern arcade in S...
by scorpa163
Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: 1927 "amusement ground" court case
Replies: 1
Views: 543

Re: 1927 "amusement ground" court case

I like the policeman’s name Sargent Robbings.
The 8 machines ? sound fascinating, especially the Super Scenic Spinner
by scorpa163
Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project
Replies: 88
Views: 8539

Re: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project

When you get fully operational let the forum know and we will come and play on your machines.
by scorpa163
Fri Aug 07, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bradshaw's Little Stockbroker
Replies: 41
Views: 14811

Re: Bradshaw's Little Stockbroker

If anybody wants to know all about Granville Bradshaw, a book all about is life and his “genius” inventions can read Barry M Jones book “A Flawed Genius“ published by Panther Publishing.
He was involved in Radial engines, motorbikes, aeroplanes, Wankel engines , as well as The Little Stockbroker.