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by inkcollector
Sun Nov 04, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Harper cigarette machine
Replies: 11
Views: 2589

Re: Harper cigarette machine

That’s an impressive collection you have there badpenny. You must of been searching some years to locate all of them. I’ve been looking at my machine more today and am stuck as to how I might open it up. The key is long lost. I assume the lock mechanism is pretty simple inside so was considering buy...
by inkcollector
Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Harper Vending Machines
Replies: 54
Views: 13365

Re: Harper Vending Machines

What a shame, I think I’ve misread. The name of the person who checked it before it left the factory and not the person who regularly checked the machine... never mind.
by inkcollector
Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Harper Vending Machines
Replies: 54
Views: 13365

Re: Harper cigarette machine

That's a good looking machine and what's more, it comes with its history too. If you do manage to get the front off, inside it should have a certificate that will tell you who checked it before it left the factory and what date that was. That’s good to know. I can’t wait to open it tomorrow now and...
by inkcollector
Sat Nov 03, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Harper cigarette machine
Replies: 11
Views: 2589

Re: Harper cigarette machine

Morning, yes I found the Harper thread and made for a good read. These machines are a lovely piece of history. I actually collect enamel signs and old bottles. Mainly shear lip Victorian glass ink bottles and then anything that has local interest. My father started me early when we used to go diggin...
by inkcollector
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Harper cigarette machine
Replies: 11
Views: 2589

Harper cigarette machine

Hi, I hope you don’t mind me posting but I’ve come across your forum looking for information about a nice little Harper slot machine I found yesterday in a bus yard I’ve been clearing. How this survived so well when the shed was so open to the elements is amazing. I’ve hopefully attached photos for ...
by inkcollector
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Harper Vending Machines
Replies: 54
Views: 13365

Harper cigarette machine

Edited and copied from Introductions/Harper cigarette machine - Site Admin.

...looking for information about a nice little Harper slot machine I found yesterday in a bus yard I’ve been clearing. How this survived so well when the shed was so open to the elements is amazing.