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by brigham
Fri Mar 05, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Frantz Kicker Catcher
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: Frantz Kicker Catcher

Is this what Master Football was inspired by?
Clearly American. Apart from the '5 cents', the (headless) footballer appears to be wearing a diving suit.
by brigham
Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay
Replies: 62
Views: 22232

Re: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay

A third Bryans / Cliff Mills fortune teller has appeared on eBay. This one supplied by Harrods, no less!
by brigham
Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Jubilee Riviera Decals
Replies: 8
Views: 206

Re: Jubilee Riviera Decals

How many plays do you get for one coin? Just one, or two? The artwork is slightly different in each case. I see you have the reserve flap rivetted out of use; a Powell's speciality, to save arguments. If you drill out the rivet, you will probably find the flap, and 'reserved' label, still intact and...
by brigham
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Jubilee Riviera Decals
Replies: 8
Views: 206

Re: Jubilee Riviera Decals

That's a Powell's conversion. If you contact Henry Powell Automatics, you may find that new artwork is in stock.
by brigham
Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Burrows Automatic Supply Co Ltd of London Lightbox
Replies: 8
Views: 3504

Re: Burrows Automatic Supply Co Ltd of London Lightbox

An Ingersoll watch was 5/-.
Could this have been the origin of the 5/- Gold Award?
by brigham
Thu Feb 25, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Arthur Burrows
Replies: 15
Views: 626

Re: Arthur Burrows

Some societies frown on the idea of marrying all your children's mothers.
by brigham
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: PMW&G / Handan-Ni Bijou Pickwicks
Replies: 21
Views: 5533

Re: PMW&G / Handan-Ni Bijou Pickwicks

We are guardians of more than just machines here; we are guardians of our culture too!
by brigham
Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: PMW&G / Handan-Ni Bijou Pickwicks
Replies: 21
Views: 5533

Re: PMW&G / Handan-Ni Bijou Pickwicks

I doubt the machines play on ½p.
The very thought makes me shiver!
by brigham
Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Fitting LED lighting on a Sega bandit
Replies: 7
Views: 315

Re: Sega lighting

I agree with the heat-damage point. The only time I use LED lighting in a machine is when fragile artwork is at risk. These SEGA-types (ideal choice for a beginner) mostly had miniature fluorescent tubes. The associated operating 'gear' was ingeniously fitted on a thin panel on the right side of the...