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by moonriver
Fri Jul 11, 2014 2:47 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Achieving crackle paint effect à la Bryans
Replies: 36
Views: 12925

Re: Achieving crackle paint effect à la Bryans

wonderful! thank you
by moonriver
Fri Jul 11, 2014 1:59 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Achieving crackle paint effect à la Bryans
Replies: 36
Views: 12925

Re: Achieving crackle paint effect à la Bryans

Great subject , picked up some good tips !!IDEA!! Sorry to go slightly off subject for a moment but does anyone know where I can get a Bryans Clock repro face and award card (for 12 win)? tried Melvyn Wright site and cant get the message link there to work with the only one listed or the message may...
by moonriver
Wed Jul 09, 2014 10:41 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: The 1908 Mills Novelty Verbal Fortune Teller Reproduction
Replies: 1
Views: 1458

Re: The 1908 Mills Novelty Verbal Fortune Teller Reproductio

very nice work, only two slight criticisms , the eyes dont look as good as the original machine and the recorded voice doesn't quite fit with the look of the gypsy and what you'd expect her to sound like......... apart from that id like to own one . I know in getting to take a look inside the origin...
by moonriver
Sat Jun 28, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Modern Enterprises? Play Boy
Replies: 7
Views: 2846

Re: Working Model? Or Is This a One Off? Or?

You could have had an original Laughing Tranny! !!YABBADABBA!!
by moonriver
Sat Jun 28, 2014 4:39 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Modern Enterprises? Play Boy
Replies: 7
Views: 2846

Re: Working Model? Or Is This a One Off? Or?

It does look very similar to the Mablethorpe clowns so I stand corrected !!THUMBSX2!!
by moonriver
Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:25 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Geo Joyce & Sons Ltd. ABC Belfrute identified
Replies: 18
Views: 4510

Re: Another Electro-mechanical giant to identify!

Henry Powell Snr. operated one for many years in the North East.
by moonriver
Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:16 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Modern Enterprises? Play Boy
Replies: 7
Views: 2846

Re: Working Model? Or Is This a One Off? Or?

Very nice, I like it. Reminds me of the Modern Enterprises 'piano player', early 1950's, which is similar in that it had a character playing a piano with small dog nearby which had a Liberace character theme. Modern Enterprises were using high quality Len Insull dolls and putting them in coin operat...
by moonriver
Tue Jun 24, 2014 2:08 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Machines in Minehead
Replies: 8
Views: 2530

Re: Look what I found in Minehead, Somerset

I wonder how many people have discretely private messaged to ask where the machines are located? !PUZZLED!
by moonriver
Mon Jun 23, 2014 3:53 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Machines in Minehead
Replies: 8
Views: 2530

Re: Look what found in Minehead, Somerset

Lovely - I like the working models and the sailor.