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The Pavilion?

Postby gameswat » Mon Jun 23, 2014 2:25 am

Came across this early English marquee that had sold in the US. ANTIQUE 1920'S THE PAVILION CIGAR & CIGARETTE DELIVERY MACHINE WOODEN PLAQUE
Could only find one entry for the name "Pavilion" in the Arcades book, under Coin Operating Co 1930. This type looks a lot earlier though. Anybody know the machine?
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Re: The Pavilion?

Postby pennymachines » Mon Jun 23, 2014 12:49 pm

As you say, it's clearly pre-Coin Operating Co.
How about this 1901 Automatic Skill Machine Co. game?
It looks the right period and style and, although it's difficult to see, I think it may have two columns for 'Cigarettes' and one for 'Cigars' in the centre. I took it from page 202 of Automatic Pleasures and plonked the ebay Pavilion marquee over the carved and finialed top in the original picture. The only problem is that this game is identified as Pavillion with a non-standard double 'L' spelling. I can't read the paperwork on the machine to confirm if that's actually what it says.
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Re: The Pavilion?

Postby gameswat » Mon Jun 23, 2014 2:12 pm

Nicely done sir! I missed it under Auto Skill Machines, eyes not what they once were...... Has to be the right machine surely. So with a cig payout you'd also get your Penny back. I'd have bid if I'd seen it in time.

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Re: The Pavilion?

Postby daveslot » Mon Jun 23, 2014 4:12 pm

One got sold at the Elephant House in March - it made £500.
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Re: The Pavilion?

Postby pennymachines » Mon Jun 23, 2014 5:08 pm

Well remembered Dave! If I'd used this site's Search I'd have found it. !DOH!
And it's spelled 'Pavilion' in the catalogue (although again the paper scroll is illegible). But the other columns are coin return only...
Still it would look good married up with the ebay marquee.
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Re: The Pavilion?

Postby silverbitz » Fri Jun 27, 2014 11:02 pm

I picked up the Pavilion. Yes it would look good married back to the machine!. :(

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Re: The Pavilion?

Postby gameswat » Sat Jun 28, 2014 6:50 am

Well Silver, at least if you're handy all the info you need to repro that marquee is there. I usually have a lot less to work from making them. !OMFG!
Of course worth trying to track down the buyer of the original marquee first......... SkEpTiCaL

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Re: The Pavilion?

Postby silverbitz » Sun Jun 29, 2014 12:50 am

Perhaps not the hardest one to make?. Unfortunately haven't got the right tools for this. Who wants the commission?. I also would like 'the clown' doing as well. I saw someone taking pics of the Handan ni at the last EH auction!.
I've looked at the ebay listing but is seems like it may have been a private style listing !PUZZLED!

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Re: The Pavilion?

Postby gameswat » Sun Jun 29, 2014 10:17 am

Silver, best you can do is plead your case honestly to the seller and hope they feel sorry and put you in touch with the buyer. You can contact the seller via the other items he's currently selling.

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Re: The Pavilion?

Postby silverbitz » Tue Jul 01, 2014 10:01 pm

Good job one of us has a brain!. Done that now. Seller wrote back saying he has sent on my plea!.


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