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by moonriver
Tue Jun 03, 2014 9:44 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay
Replies: 51
Views: 18365

Re: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay

Am I right in thinking the seller also makes replica machines and runs the vintage website vintagearcades.co.uk? .......... or is that just a coincidence !PUZZLED!
by moonriver
Tue Jun 03, 2014 1:36 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay
Replies: 51
Views: 18365

Re: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay

It is interesting to note if you scroll down the listing the two 'messages' asking " will you accept 550 pounds now?" and the other reply, "several antique dealers have looked at this and cant understand why its started so low".
by moonriver
Tue Jun 03, 2014 12:14 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay
Replies: 51
Views: 18365

Re: coin operated fortune teller on ebay

Yes, that's exactly what I thought and then seems to have been all painted over with stain. Patina is a hard look to replicate.
by moonriver
Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:01 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay
Replies: 51
Views: 18365

Re: coin operated fortune teller on ebay

No not that one BP, but the one with a couple of days left to run listed by blossom 72, Under ' Coin Operated Fortune Telling Machine '. The machine was very recently for sale on the vintagearcades.co.uk site. It looks 'created for sale' to me as nothing seems to fit or be made very well and has a c...
by moonriver
Tue Jun 03, 2014 12:52 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Coin operated fortune teller on ebay
Replies: 51
Views: 18365

Coin operated fortune teller on ebay

Have been watching this for a few days and it looks a bit home made and poor quality 'put together and aged'?
by moonriver
Mon Jun 02, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: 1952 Genco 400 vertical pinball
Replies: 17
Views: 5016

Re: 1952 Genco 400 vertical pinball

nice machine, I really like it !!THUMBSX2!!
by moonriver
Wed Apr 30, 2014 1:54 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Rex Rotor
Replies: 45
Views: 8758

Re: Rex Rotor problem

Just fit a suppressor. Loads of similar age machines had them fitted - sorts out the problem.
by moonriver
Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:31 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1200
Views: 274173

Re: Elephant House Auctions

badpenny wrote:That's excellent news for the collectors of Iron Bench Ends and Wrestling Posters.
Haha that's one of your funniest remarks to date. :HaHa:
by moonriver
Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:23 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Suntan vending machine 1949
Replies: 9
Views: 3143

Re: Suntan vending machine 1949

Thankfully tanning is very safe on sunbeds nowadays as new EU regulation demands tubes emit 0.3 UV and build a safer tan over several sessions...... same as most other things (except smoking), safe in moderation.
by moonriver
Mon Mar 24, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Traveling arcade insurance
Replies: 10
Views: 2768

Re: Traveling arcade insurance

not under your own bed though!