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by lohr500
Tue Aug 27, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: French rotary crane
Replies: 5
Views: 7873

Re: Samson Arcade Crane

Thank you so much for the info 13rebel. I had always suspected it had a French connection as the grab position indicator is marked with Avant, Milieu and Arriere, and the prize draw has "Tirez" on it. But I never knew who the original manufacturers were. I had guessed from the styling and ...
by lohr500
Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: French rotary crane
Replies: 5
Views: 7873

French rotary crane

I thought you might like to see a video of my vintage Samson arcade crane in action. Sorry for the poor quality but this is my 1st attempt. I've owned the grabber for over 20 years now. It needed quite a bit of work and is still not complete. Operates on 2p coins. The rotating prize drum still runs ...