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by sweetmeats
Wed Apr 14, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Woodwards fortune tellers
Replies: 10
Views: 217

Re: What Does Your Future Hold machine?

This is the same machine that sold in the elephant house auction. It was sold on by the purchaser for a profit the following year. I tried to buy it, but put off by the price required. I also left a bid in today's auction like pennymachines. My bid was £700, which I hoped would be plenty... not so! ...
by sweetmeats
Mon Mar 15, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Gold changers
Replies: 12
Views: 1544

Re: Gold changers

The gold changers sold yesterday in railwayana auction the cast iron one sold for £440 and wooden ells made £700 both with additional premium of 18%.
by sweetmeats
Sun Feb 14, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Gold changers
Replies: 12
Views: 1544

Re: Gold changers

Just noticed this machine has no lock on this style. There is a pin that locks the door and can only be removed by unlocking the top door to reach this pin.
by sweetmeats
Sun Feb 14, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Gold changers
Replies: 12
Views: 1544

Re: Gold changers

The drawer on the bottom had a separate lock and needed to be unlocked to collect the gold coins! If wanted I can add a photo showing the top. Not too difficult to make if a cabinet maker, but if like me, impossible!
by sweetmeats
Sun Feb 14, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Gold changers
Replies: 12
Views: 1544

Re: Gold changers

Very similar may even be the same machines? Sold in elephant auction in Nov 2016 the Ells looked in need of a polish,sold for £500 hammer the cart iron bijou £400 hammer. I sold an Ell's machine in Coventry 2017 or 2018 I think it sold for about £500. I have also sold two or three different cast iro...
by sweetmeats
Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Gold changers
Replies: 12
Views: 1544

Gold changers

In the hope that this post pleases more than it displeases, I also feel is in the spirit of the site. I offer the following of which I received an email alert today . Cast iron Garrett Bijou gold changer and an Ells small model wooden gold changer both with some brass cups. They are lots 77 and 78 i...
by sweetmeats
Tue Jan 26, 2021 12:41 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1227
Views: 338010

Re: Elephant House Auctions

Such sad news have known Gloria for more than 25 years a lovely lady, not only as an auctioneer also as barmaid on the ill-fated pier, dinner companion with Steve and on many visits to her house for tea. Will so greatly missed.
by sweetmeats
Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Old Pennies
Replies: 18
Views: 4647

Re: Old Pennies

Looking through ebay last night came upon this and thought might interest BP , the ebay number is 402630749295.
by sweetmeats
Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Reproduction octogonal Mutoscope at Mctears
Replies: 4
Views: 1224

Re: Reproduction octogonal Mutoscope at Mctears

Where is the coin entry?
by sweetmeats
Wed Sep 02, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project
Replies: 88
Views: 15545

Re: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project

Craftmaster paints. www.crafterpaints.co.uk Phone number 01954231308