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by sweetmeats
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Pat Gresham
Replies: 5
Views: 386

Re: Pat Gresham

Wonderful pictures, these show the real Pat I will remember, full of the joy of life despite life not always being so joyful for her. She always looked on the positive side of everything.
by sweetmeats
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Pat Gresham
Replies: 5
Views: 386

Re: Pat Gresham

Got the news this morning so very sad. First met Pat about 15 years ago and visited her about eight or ten times over the next ten years. Each machine I bought I would send pictures of the restored machine which she liked to see. She was a generous and kind host and certainly had an interesting and ...
by sweetmeats
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Edgerton Double Loop identified
Replies: 18
Views: 2004

Re: Edgerton Double Loop identified

The machine has two composite balls each 9/16th inch.
by sweetmeats
Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Bob Klepner
Replies: 13
Views: 792

Re: Bob Klepner

Such very sad news, I communicated with Bob for over twenty years both by phone and letter but sadly never met him in person. We swapped a large amount of information also I had parts made for his machines and he mine we then posted them to each other half way around the world without mishap. Lately...
by sweetmeats
Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Nice row of cast iron machines
Replies: 3
Views: 324

Re: Nice row of cast iron machines

This is a picture taken at the pier head, not the entrance.
by sweetmeats
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Electro-Medical Battery Co. Corinthian identified
Replies: 6
Views: 419

Re: Electro-Medical Battery Co. Corinthian identified

Dear Daveslot old age has caught up with you like the rest of us. The reason the machine was familiar to you was because the only known one was owned by the late Joe Pettit, someone you introduced me to over 25 years ago. When I inquired if it may be for sale about 10 years ago I was told, 'NO!', bu...
by sweetmeats
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Palm reading fortune tellers
Replies: 20
Views: 5579

Re: Palm reading fortune tellers

The marque is definitely from an Arnold palmist. Its dimensions fit exactly, although the cast iron supports do not belong. I was alerted to the e-bay item by Bryans fan a few hours before it finished and did consider bidding. The machine shown earlier at Mablethorpe has both top and main enamels re...
by sweetmeats
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Garrett's cigarette vending machine
Replies: 10
Views: 1438

Garrett's cigarette vending machine

Just found this old advert for cigarette vending machine made by Clement Garrett and Co, more well known for their gold change machines. Has anyone seen a triple vender similar to this? I see they use the word "BIJOU" for the single column model a term they used on their cast iron gold changers from...
by sweetmeats
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Arade of working models at Portsmouth Naval Dockyard
Replies: 18
Views: 4596

Re: Arcade of working models at Portsmouth Naval dockyard

These machines are part of the Clive Baker collection.