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by mr merrivale
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Saleroom roundups
Replies: 58
Views: 25499

Re: Saleroom roundups

Well the prices at the moment are very strange when you look at how low the prices at the Canterbury auction were.
And how high some were and how low some were at the EH. We shall see.
Here's to 2020 sale season.
by mr merrivale
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Merrivale Old penny arcades
Replies: 16
Views: 3705

Re: Merrivale Old penny arcades

Yes converted some 25 years ago.
by mr merrivale
Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Merrivale Old penny arcades
Replies: 16
Views: 3705

Re: Merrivale Old penny arcades

Hi
Yes both arcades are on old penny.
No 1 arcade at Great Yarmouth has two machines on £1.00 play in the modern arcade next door. The machines are Sooty and Sweep puppet machine and the fortune teller.
by mr merrivale
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Merrivale Old penny arcades
Replies: 16
Views: 3705

Penny Arcades videos

Topic moved & merged - Site Admin. Hi All I have had a couple of requests for lists of my machines currently in use in my two arcade, so I thought I would put two videos on youtube showing no 1 and no 2 arcades. Please use happy viewing. penny arcade. great Yarmouth .Williamsons no 1 https://m.yout...
by mr merrivale
Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Helicopter Race
Replies: 22
Views: 4372

Re: Helicopter Race

Hi Please find the wooden helicopters in racer as promised. Also I am not sure the plastic one are weighted, or the weight is just in the construction of the helicopter bracket? Tom - the switch for the fan is totally separate, being 240v to the low voltage win lights, but the light house is 240v - ...
by mr merrivale
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Helicopter Race
Replies: 22
Views: 4372

Re: Helicopter Race

Hi guys This is the original plastic helicopters. The switch is for the 240v fan but neither of my machines has a fan in any more. The light house lamp is wired to be on all the time but they did but a flasher unit in the lamp fitting then put the lamp in. The low voltage lights work off a small tra...
by mr merrivale
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Helicopter Race
Replies: 22
Views: 4372

Re: Helicopter Race

Hi Tom
The wooden ones are wrong. i have one with the plastic ones the same as many others and my other one has replacement wooden ones but found the remains of a plastic one in the machine .
by mr merrivale
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Helicopter Race
Replies: 22
Views: 4372

Re: Helicopter Race

I wonder if any one can help me with my ruffler and walker racer.
I need to replace the two helicopters with originals i belive are airfix kits.
I have originals in in my other racer but no info on them
Any help and info please
Thanks
by mr merrivale
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Oliver Whales Interspace
Replies: 5
Views: 2000

Re: Oliver Whales machine Ive not seen before

Hi
This giant oliver whales is quite rare, more so than the very popular Strike Em giant allwin.
I have put both of these fine ex samples in my Great Yarmouth arcade this season for all to come and play.
by mr merrivale
Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1195
Views: 221125

Re: Elephant House Auctions

Hi All
Just to confirm the Wheel of Fortune did not sell. It did not reach reserve.