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by joerg_gm
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: New Polyphon Supply shocker identified
Replies: 19
Views: 4184

Re: Harper’s Volta? Electric shock

OK Gameswat, so it seems more likely it's British. Unfortunately Nic doesn't state where his image of the Electric Volta was from, so we can only guess that the original source included the D. Harper & Co. attribution. Paul Braithwaite cites this page of Nic's book as his source. I assume Paul had ...
by joerg_gm
Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Atlantic Flyer identified & unknown machine
Replies: 15
Views: 3165

Re: Atlantic Flyer identified & unknown machine

Just wondering why the Bajazzo [Clown] machines were banned yet the Atlantic machines were not banned when they are not too dissimilar? :!?!: The Bajazzo was banned in the late 1920s in most districts, because it was declared by a lot of legal experts as a gambling machine. The bajazzo/clown was pr...
by joerg_gm
Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Atlantic Flyer identified & unknown machine
Replies: 15
Views: 3165

Re: Atlantic Flyer identified & unknown machine

Hey. There were a lot of different Atlantic-machines on the market around 1928-1930. This was mainly the case because the Bajazzo (Clown) was banned by legal authorities. A lot of manufacturers developed modifications for existing Bajazzo-machines. This was a lucrative business, because there were t...
by joerg_gm
Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: The Whirlygig fortune teller
Replies: 17
Views: 5001

Re: The Whirlygig fortune teller

Hello. At first I want to say that your Whirlygig looks fantastic. Good job on that !!THUMBSX2!! I was very excited to see the "Made in Saxony" mark on the "playfield". I did a lot of research regarding „Max Jentzsch & Meerz" for my website and I also came across this machine. It seems that it came ...
by joerg_gm
Fri Sep 23, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Allwin 5 Win
Replies: 10
Views: 3232

Re: Allwin 5 Win

There is "W.B." stamped on the backside of the coin-slot: coinslot.jpg There is also a stamping on the back of the payout-cup, but it's not readable. Maybe it's an early William Bryan machine? As far as I know, Jentzsch & Meerz was the only maker of Allwins in Germany. Recently I was able to have a ...
by joerg_gm
Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:50 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Allwin 5 Win
Replies: 10
Views: 3232

Re: Allwin 5 win

Thanks for the welcome !!CHEERS!!
Both numbers can be found several times inside the machine and on the payout-cup:
numbers.jpg
Maybe it's an imported allwin and the first number is a serial-number from the manufacturer and the second one from the importer?
Cheers,
Joerg
by joerg_gm
Tue Sep 20, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Allwin 5 Win
Replies: 10
Views: 3232

Re: Allwin 5 win

Hello. My name is Joerg and I live in Germany. Glad I found this forum. Maybe I can find out more about my FiveWin-machine which looks like the one in the first post: fivewin.jpg Inside.jpg Serial.jpg On the top right side of the case are two different serial numbers (6002,7915). Those numbers can a...