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by chief engineer
Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: RAF @ 100
Replies: 1
Views: 933

RAF @ 100

RAF @ 100 When I went looking in my parents garage today to uncover what machine parts I had left there probably 30 years ago, it seemed only right when I saw the front glass of this Bell Fruit bandit to pay tribute to the Guy’s and Girl’s of the RAF both past and present who have served this countr...
by chief engineer
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Saved from the Finance act bonfire
Replies: 8
Views: 1769

Re: Saved from the Finance act bonfire

Thanks for the replies, really great info and looking at slotalot’s photo there is no doubt it comes from the Jamieson stable. I did also find the wooden backer to the glass that held the lamps and although the white background paint to the glass behind the horses has disappeared there is probably e...
by chief engineer
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Saved from the Finance act bonfire
Replies: 8
Views: 1769

Saved from the Finance act bonfire

Saved from the bonfire. As a young teenager I saved a barrow load of old machine parts from the bonfire protest against the ‘Finance act’ down at one of the sea front arcades. I thought all the bits had all gone over the years, but while checking out another arcade machine to post up on the forum th...
by chief engineer
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Shoot the Bandits, Beat the Goalie etc.
Replies: 10
Views: 1903

Shoot the Bandits, Beat the Goalie etc.

As a very new member to the Penny Machines forum I thought I would share and also see if any one has any further info on a wall mounted penny machine I was given around 15/20 years ago. (Apologies for the poor pictures, I stored this machine up in my parents loft and was struggling without a torch t...
by chief engineer
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from an Essex Sea-side Town
Replies: 2
Views: 887

Hello from an Essex Sea-side Town

Hi from an Essex sea-side town, Having stumbled across the forum and with a long time affection of old arcade machines I had to join. I grew up in a sea-side town with over ten arcades to keep me enthralled. Once my parents deemed me old enough to go out alone, I would take a pocket book along with ...