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by nick6969
Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Decorative edge trim for an Exacta
Replies: 15
Views: 1849

Re: Decorative edge trim for an Exacta

Hi there, I bought the trim from ebay (here is a link), then put a black pinstripe down the centre. Trim comes in different widths and lengths and has its own sticky back: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/15mm-x-5-metre-Chrome-Styling-Strip-Trim-for-Boats-and-Cars/271417807454?hash=item3f31c3125e:g:4hgAAO...
by nick6969
Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Vintage Slots in Films and Newsreels
Replies: 204
Views: 73749

Re: Vintage Slots in Films and Newsreels

Charming video of my seaside town in better times. A lot of the art deco buildings in the video now sadly gone as is the very unusual Barrys building itself, all hit by mysterious fires at the dead of night while waiting for listed status.
by nick6969
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Electromatic Wheel-Em-In
Replies: 15
Views: 887

Re: Electromatic Wheel-Em-In

Yes indeed, seems like a big cabinet for little action, when a wall mounted one would have done the job.
by nick6969
Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Electromatic Wheel-Em-In
Replies: 15
Views: 887

Re: Wheel em in

That's a shame!
by nick6969
Wed Aug 26, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Vintage Slots in Films and Newsreels
Replies: 204
Views: 73749

Re: Vintage Slots in Films and Newsreels

Here is Minnie with her keys, looks like she operated the arcade till 85 years old... Spent a lot of the 1970s in that arcade. Yes, Minnie closed it when she was in her 85th year. She kept her fish and chip shop and ice-cream business until she passed away in 1987. Her favourite machine was the Lau...
by nick6969
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Electromatic Wheel-Em-In
Replies: 15
Views: 887

Re: Wheel em in

Not sure as haven't viewed it yet. Has been offered to me locally. Needs work by the look of it. Never seen this type before.
by nick6969
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Electromatic Wheel-Em-In
Replies: 15
Views: 887

Electromatic Wheel-Em-In

Anyone seen this one before? This type of Wheel Em In not familiar to me.
by nick6969
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Vintage Slots in Films and Newsreels
Replies: 204
Views: 73749

Re: Vintage Slots in Films and Newsreels

You're spot on Treefrog, the history of machines often gets lost. I'm lucky I have a few of the machines from this auction, ones I used to play as a kid on a Saturday afternoon. The owner of Barrys Amusements, Mrs Minnie Delino (Chipperfield) was a remarkable lady indeed and was a friend of my mum's...
by nick6969
Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Brenco Literature and 1983 Barrys Auction Listings
Replies: 4
Views: 803

Re: Brenco Literature and 1983 Barrys Auction Listings

geofflove wrote:
Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:46 pm
Wow! What an auction....!
Love to turn back time and pop along....
It was a huge auction with local people wanting a piece of their childhood mixing with dealers from all over the UK , the total money raised from the auction was just over 14k 1983 prices !! I have a video of the auction .