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Scales. Have we ever heard of this coin op pioneer?

Postby coppinpr » Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:12 pm

I've been researching for some time for a new section on the www.penny-arcade.info site featuring coin operated weight scales and I found this small piece from the Independent newspaper. Have we heard of him before?

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-styl ... 64391.html

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Re: Have we ever heard of this coin op pioneer?

Postby pennymachines » Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:28 pm

Absolutely. Percival Everitt is widely acknowledged as one of the founding pioneers of the coin-op industry. See P12 onwards of Nic Costa's Automatic Pleasures, P104-5 More Automatic Pleasures, p67 of Paul Braithwaite's Arcades & Slot Machines, etc. The scale shown is by British Automatic Co.
See also Everitt's Try Your Grip in the Museum (courtesy of Bob).

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new penny scales page

Postby coppinpr » Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:05 am

Moved & merged - Site Admin.

For anyone interested I've just added a new section to the www.penny-arcade.info site featuring penny scales and their importance in coin op history
http://www.penny-arcade.info/penny-weight-scales


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