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Unusual UK conversion on a Jennings

Postby coppinpr » Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:00 am

Ths not very nice UK conversion on a nice Jennings governor light up struck me as unique as it has both "BARS" and "TIC TAC TOE" (some of the BARs are also marked with TIC,TAC or TOE but not all (you can see one on the first photo). The owner has decided to replace the nasty top glass with something a little more traditional once I can work out how the jackpot and "pays any position" work with the different symbols. !PUZZLED!
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Re: Unusual UK conversion on a Jennings

Postby brigham » Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:13 am

What a disaster!

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Re: Unusual UK conversion on a Jennings

Postby treefrog » Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:03 am

The name at the top say it all, Fantasia who made reproduction Jennings, especially light ups as well as Jubilee Rivieras. Fantasia were part of TPG, Terrence Powell group, but not sure it is still in operation. False escalator, jackpot, probably repro casting and light up panels and is it not a Jubilee mechanism in there !PUZZLED! They later did full electronic versions.....

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Re: Unusual UK conversion on a Jennings

Postby clubconsoles » Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:01 pm

I would say what you have there is a total reproduction and not a conversion of a Jennings Governor, no offence!

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Re: Unusual UK conversion on a Jennings

Postby brigham » Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:25 pm

The green plums suggest Jubilee.

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Re: Unusual UK conversion on a Jennings

Postby grains » Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:38 pm

For reference here is a link to where they are available online.
https://www.libertygames.co.uk/store/on ... ckpot-led/

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Re: Unusual UK conversion on a Jennings

Postby treefrog » Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:47 pm

Liberty sell others machines I believe, at a premium

Here is another oddly turned up online at auction.....I reckon they also use the Jubilee handles as well....Jennings of course use straight club handles


https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auct ... 0500f2e55d
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Re: Unusual UK conversion on a Jennings

Postby aristomatic » Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:49 pm

Think the last picture shows classic Mini Maxi symbols on strips and award card.

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Re: Unusual UK conversion on a Jennings

Postby badpenny » Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:07 pm

A direct quote from The Liberty website detailed above ......
"An original Jennings one arm bandit that has been fully reproduced in the UK " Ok that's fine, I see that ummm, no ... err, hang on!

"Now these fun and reliable machines are being restored here in the UK " I see, so they are restored and not copies, I got confused by the first quote.

"This is a reproduction Jennings cabinet with a bright polished aluminium finish" Behave yourselves!

Features:

Reproduced Jennings one arm bandit slot machine
Converted into Indian Poker reproduction theme, complete with stunning artwork
Restored in the UK by trained technicians with years of experience


I think I understand finally.
You are making reproduction cabinets which you describe as original.
Having done that you then err, convert them? Is that right?
Finally you restore them? Yes?
Tell us more about your " trained technicians with years of experience" What are they trained in? And exactly how many years experience have they in something? And what is it?

Your website ends with Further Information under which is a link titled - Need some help? Take a look at our One Arm Bandits Buying Advice. Clicking it reveals (Roll on the drums) ..... nothing!

The biggest missing link in my view however is the total lack of any mention concerning the mechanism, perhaps they assume we already know they use Jubilees. If so why insult everyone's intelligence with the weaselly words and contradictions spouted over the case?

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Re: Unusual UK conversion on a Jennings

Postby coppinpr » Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:33 pm

clubconsoles wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:01 pm
I would say what you have there is a total reproduction and not a conversion of a Jennings Governor, no offence!
It's certainly not mine!! I don't think the owner is a collector. I think it's just a piece of interesting furniture that he wants to make look a bit better... and it will! Almost anything would make it look better.


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