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Victualler's Shooting Range

Postby JC » Tue Feb 23, 2010 4:37 pm

John Peterson wrote another of his interesting and most informative articles for issue 40, on a very rare British machine he acquired recently. Bearing in mind John is an American collector of British coin-op, he does have an incredible knack of finding real treasures on the other side of the Atlantic.

On this occasion, John related the story of his acquisition of a very rare Haydon & Urry machine, c.1895 - The Barrels Machine or Victualler's Shooting Range, which he found in remarkably good original condition (minus the front door). Even more remarkably, the machine came with a quantity of original redemption cards.

Here are the pictures, as published in the magazine.
Haydon & Urry advertisement.jpg
Haydon & Urry advertisement
Barrels.jpg
The Barrels machine, as found
Barrels finished.jpg
The machine after restoration,
complete with new door
Barrels instructions.jpg
The original instruction card
Barrels card.jpg
One of the original cards

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