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by cait001
Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Putting Coinslot archive online
Replies: 30
Views: 1019

Re: Putting Coinslot archive online

World's Fair being available online is something I would like to see also, just like what has been done with Billboard. The coin slot section I believe first became part of the World's Fair newspaper publication in the early fifties. I understand there is an archive of World's Fair papers at Sheffi...
by cait001
Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: What is your dream machine?
Replies: 36
Views: 14215

Re: What is your dream machine?

I wanted a Aherns Pile Driver that was in Mablethorpe. Rubbish to play but the workmanship was amazing. I would visit it whenever I was in the town but the owner was not interested in selling. The last time I went to see it the owner had died and the machine gone. One of the guys in there said it h...
by cait001
Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:41 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: EH / Collector Connector sales
Replies: 1329
Views: 430798

Re: EH / Collector Connector sales

I also like the time and effort Steve puts in, eg quality videos and very regular livestreams. Those videos are also an overall boon to the hobby for the experienced and newcomers alike. Imagine the archive of game videos that will exist in 10 years if he keeps this up? a 360 rotation of each machi...
by cait001
Fri Nov 26, 2021 4:54 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Putting Coinslot archive online
Replies: 30
Views: 1019

Re: Putting Coinslot archive online

Great remarks. The person to thank is professor Alan Meades of Canterbury University. He has undertaken the hard work of instigating and setting the archive up. Yes if anybody feels they can positively contribute in terms of helping put the archive online or contributing to it they can contact him ...
by cait001
Wed Nov 24, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: What is your dream machine?
Replies: 36
Views: 14215

Re: What is your dream machine?

OK I know this an old thread, but since it was bumped.... dream machines, where price is no object? the priciest would be 1937 Rockola World Series 1937 Rockola World Series 05.jpg 1937 Rockola World Series 06.jpg the next most expensive? 1935 Par Golf Par Golf.jpg from Britain? The Hat Trick (1960s...
by cait001
Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: EH / Collector Connector sales
Replies: 1329
Views: 430798

Re: EH / Collector Connector sales

mr merrivale wrote: Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:31 pm The Mini Cascades are from a new range of pushers made by Paul Mitchal and i have added one to my colection.
Oh that's interesting, can you point me to their activities?
by cait001
Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Putting Coinslot archive online
Replies: 30
Views: 1019

Re: Putting Coinslot archive online

:didact: This is also a good reminder that whatever your passions are, you can't expect your family to give a crap about them when you die. So if you have an unwieldly physical collection, make arrangements for disbursement while you're still alive. Make it a regular thing to revisit as you do your ...
by cait001
Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Putting Coinslot archive online
Replies: 30
Views: 1019

Re: Putting Coinslot archive online

is there a contact email for Nic Costa and/or anyone administering the Nic Costa Archive?
Are they in need of resources, funding, etc?
by cait001
Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Putting Coinslot archive online
Replies: 30
Views: 1019

Re: Putting Coinslot archive online

Nic has asked me to thank you all for your complements. A state owned digital archive dedicated to our subject is long overdue It doesn’t include the Coin slot digital archive- and apparently the existing World’s Fair digital archive also does not include the Coin slot section. The university does ...
by cait001
Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:06 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Putting Coinslot archive online
Replies: 30
Views: 1019

Re: Putting Coinslot archive online

You may be interested to learn that Nic Costa, author of Automatic Pleasures, More Automatic Pleasures, and numerous articles in both the UK and US Coin Slot magazines has donated all his research materials (totalling some 16 banana boxes crammed with paper archives, photos, catalogues etc related ...