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by mr merrivale
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sad news
Replies: 4
Views: 255

Sad news

You may have heard, if not, it is with great sadness that my freind and owner of Wookey Hole, including the large old penny arcade, Gerry Cottle passed away yesterday.
A larger than life operator and will be sadly missed by all.
by mr merrivale
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Help for a TV show needed
Replies: 15
Views: 492

Re: Help for a TV show needed

Evening
Happy to hire machines out or use my locations but no pintables ,other machine if they require them.
by mr merrivale
Tue Oct 13, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...
Replies: 175
Views: 60493

Re: Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...

I thought you would like to see this one. I am not sure how rare this is. Information please.
by mr merrivale
Sat Oct 03, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Best old penny arcades in UK?
Replies: 14
Views: 2163

Re: Best old penny arcades in UK?

Hi Tree frog
Both my arcades are open as usual at this moment of time. Let me know when you're coming to visit on your road trip and I will try and be there for the tour.
by mr merrivale
Sat Oct 03, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Best old penny arcades in UK?
Replies: 14
Views: 2163

Re: Best old penny arcades in UK?

The Mile stones arcade has closed and Clive Baker has removed all of his machines some time ago .
by mr merrivale
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Best old penny arcades in UK?
Replies: 14
Views: 2163

Re: Best old penny arcades in UK?

I am realy pleased you enjoyed my old penny arcade at Merrivale model village. Please do not forget my second arcade that is at the Miniature World attraction in Wroxham, Norfolk, NR12 8QJ, 01603 781728.
by mr merrivale
Sat Jul 18, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Great Yarmouth Penny Arcade pictures
Replies: 20
Views: 4754

Re: Great Yarmouth Penny Arcade pictures

I too believe Wonders bought old stock off BMCO as I've seen at least one, maybe two, others the same as this one over the years.
by mr merrivale
Wed Jul 15, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Great Yarmouth Penny Arcade pictures
Replies: 20
Views: 4754

Re: Great Yarmouth Penny Arcade pictures

Sorry I'm not going to open at Saltburn pier, but a great idea. I look forward to their call.............. The Smithy is a good machine and were made quite a few years back (maybe 20) by Pete Barson from Banbury. The Ski Slope Challenge is a really fun machine to play and you need to play it time an...
by mr merrivale
Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Great Yarmouth Penny Arcade pictures
Replies: 20
Views: 4754

Re: Great Yarmouth Penny Arcade pictures

Bought this little lot ready for no3 arcade if I get round to opening, if things settle down in a year's time.

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Or I will use and mix in my two sites, but in store for the time being.