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by brigham
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oh Boy Gum vending machine
Replies: 16
Views: 349

Re: Oh Boy Gum vending machine

Some folk would have preferred the machine in 'original' condition.
I'm not one of them. There's a limit to originality, and that one's a long way over it!
by brigham
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: British Stamp Vending Machines
Replies: 26
Views: 6243

Re: British Stamp Vending Machines

I'm guessing it's a Scottish pillar box.
by brigham
Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oh Boy Gum vending machine
Replies: 16
Views: 349

Re: Oh Boy Gum vending machine

Was 'Drawer' wrongly spelt on the original?
by brigham
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oh Boy Gum vending machine
Replies: 16
Views: 349

Re: Oh Boy Gum vending machine

Made by British Chewing Sweets Ltd. of Slough.
by brigham
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Swastika Symbol on Coin Operated Machines
Replies: 14
Views: 468

Re: Swastika Symbol on Coin Operated Machines

cait001 wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:09 am
On the plus side, the center attraction features a drunk man getting pachinko balls slammed into his groin.
As opposed to a malnourished POW being hit with the butt of a rifle...
by brigham
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: A little bit of fun?
Replies: 4
Views: 242

Re: A little bit of fun?

Looks better than the original :lol: If that's the original on the left, then I have to agree. The original is HIDEOUS. I'm looking at the quality of the new one, rather than the design. I have a number of BALLY Gold Award conversions coming to the front of the queue, and there isn't a single unmol...
by brigham
Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duo-Mat machine on 6 pence
Replies: 31
Views: 1055

Re: Duo-Mat machine on 6 pence

We are talking about the coin or token used here, often different size tokens were used to original coinage. Not saying this the case, but is possible. What is clear is it paid in tokens if award card is correct.... Or, it made a 'token payout', as suggested above. Which, to me, seems the more like...
by brigham
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duo-Mat machine on 6 pence
Replies: 31
Views: 1055

Re: Duo-Mat machine on 6 pence

I thought it unlikely that "...makes token payout 1/-" meant "One shilling in tokens".
After some thought, I decided it meant ' a token payment', a consolation prize because you lost on the Roulette.
by brigham
Thu Sep 03, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bryan’s clock key to handle conversion.....
Replies: 18
Views: 491

Re: Bryan’s clock key to handle conversion.....

Is Joe Public still able to grasp the concept of Bryan's Clock?
I've always thought that the Fruit Bowl was introduced because the idea of 'big hand on red' had started to baffle the up-coming generation!
by brigham
Thu Sep 03, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project
Replies: 46
Views: 2772

Re: Temple’s Penny Arcade Trailer Project

Spoken like a true operator!
You can waste a lot of time talking to busybodies, and eventually you end up at the same point:
"...What are yuz ganna dee aboot it?"