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by bandito
Fri May 23, 2014 9:47 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1200
Views: 252857

Re: Elephant House Auctions

Do the maths......EH get 10% from buyers and I believe 5% off sellers, so make 15% off the items sold. It is run as a business and they probably make a few grand each auction they hold. So from a business point of view, thats why they do it. Put it this way.... 4 auctions a year = about £12000, 12 a...
by bandito
Tue May 20, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1200
Views: 252857

Re: Elephant House Auctions

I went along. Only interested in the Jennings console and the mills bonus slot. Came home with just a mech....... The console went for £3000, mills bonus £560 Some other prices.... Lot 24 £500 Parkers allwin Lot 25 £340 the digger allwin Lot 26 £1000 five win in streamline case Lot 29 £400 aero choc...
by bandito
Tue May 13, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Mills gold award
Replies: 6
Views: 1659

Re: Mills gold award

The pictures in the book would be copyrighted and you may get told off if you post the pictures on here, but thanks for offering. I will buy myself that Mills guide book soon. I have the Jennings and Watling ones. They are good books.........!!CHEERS!!
by bandito
Tue May 13, 2014 4:35 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Mills gold award
Replies: 6
Views: 1659

Re: Mills gold award

Thanks for that :D
by bandito
Sun May 11, 2014 6:40 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Mills gold award
Replies: 6
Views: 1659

Mills gold award

Good morning, Would someone be kind enough to post some pictures of the linkages that make the gold award feature work on a mills mech please? My understanding is that the reel payout discs have a cut out in them which mine has, but that's about all I know. I am hoping to add this feature if it's no...
by bandito
Mon Apr 28, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1200
Views: 252857

Re: Elephant House Auctions

The Mills Horse Head had been chrome plated as was the Mills Castle Front.
by bandito
Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1200
Views: 252857

Re: Elephant House Auctions

Hello youngerap, the double decker bus on the top rail eventually broke down, came off the track and got wedged under the middle bit .........
But an enjoyable machine to watch and play.
by bandito
Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1200
Views: 252857

Re: Elephant House Auctions

Here is the Rockets in action. My first play. I was expecting the handle to be spring loaded not just a flappy bit of metal.....



Here is a video of the Double Decker:

by bandito
Sun Apr 20, 2014 6:41 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1200
Views: 252857

Re: Elephant House Auctions

These were hammer prices. 10% to be added....... Bryans: 69 Rockets : £2600 70 Retreeva : £2500 71 Payramid early model : £1500 72 Payramid later version : £1500 73 Trickler : £1400 74 Forks : £1400 75 Rippler : £380 76 Hidden Treasure : £1600 77 Tick Tock : £1100 78 Satellite : £1400 79 All Sport :...
by bandito
Sun Apr 20, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1200
Views: 252857

Re: Elephant House Auctions

I just got back from the auction. Went with nearly 3 grand in my pocket, and only bought a book! Just having a coffee and !!CHEERS!! will update some prices soon........tbc