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by brigham
Fri Sep 17, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Barry Island
Replies: 9
Views: 3689

Re: Hello from Barry Island

An 'old slot machine' is a bit like 'an old car'.
Prices vary.
by brigham
Wed Sep 15, 2021 7:50 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Mills Poinsettia identified
Replies: 7
Views: 325

Re: What type of slot machine is this!

A lot of Tom Boland re-vamps started out like this. only in as much as he reused the mechs from these and many other models surely If you look carefully at the Boland re-vamps, you can often see the wooden base and sides of the original case, the sides being either cut-down or extended to fit the n...
by brigham
Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:06 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Mills Poinsettia identified
Replies: 7
Views: 325

Re: What type of slot machine is this!

Definitely my type of machine.
I'm a sucker for anything on thre'penny bit.
Nice to see an original example. They mostly have add-on jackpot fronts, by Pace or Rockola.
A lot of Tom Boland re-vamps started out like this.
by brigham
Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Emma Raducana
Replies: 10
Views: 466

Re: Emma Raducana

I can't remember if it was Herbert Austin or William Morris who was denied membership of his local Golf Club, as a result of being a Motor Trader.

It worked out OK in the end. He bought the Club!
by brigham
Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bally Gold Cup Deluxe circa 1965
Replies: 22
Views: 6798

Re: Bally Gold Cup Deluxe circa 1965

I'm following this thread carefully.
I have a pile of these Panascope machines to tackle...
by brigham
Mon Sep 06, 2021 8:03 am
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Streets Shooter Conversion
Replies: 4
Views: 258

Re: Streets Shooter Conversion

I'm actually a vintage machine collector, rather than operator, so this to me is just another old machine lost.
by brigham
Mon Sep 06, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Bell-Fruit Manufacturing Co. bandits
Replies: 123
Views: 63412

Re: Watney's Red Barrel!!

Beautifully done, the artwork.

I have the Double Diamond version, and the artwork looks good...

Until the light comes on!
by brigham
Mon Sep 06, 2021 7:54 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: It's Slick
Replies: 33
Views: 8153

Re: It's Slick

All attempts to persuade Jingle to re-join are in vain, although he won't say why.

His amazing
Prose
Was well-known
And the Forum is
All the poorer
Without him.
by brigham
Fri Aug 20, 2021 7:30 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: It's Slick
Replies: 33
Views: 8153

Re: It's Slick

When I first met Jingle, EVERYTHING was £400.
I only had a limited number of £400s!
by brigham
Thu Aug 19, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: It's Slick
Replies: 33
Views: 8153

Re: It's Slick

Jingle offered me one.
It's £400, though.
He may still have it.