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30s Pinball

Postby pennymachines » Fri Nov 07, 2008 5:12 pm

Gottlieb Baffle Ball, 1931



Gottlieb Five Star Final, 1932



Various early home bagatelles and Bally Ballyhoo, 1932



Standard Manufacturing Co. Jockey Club, 1933



Rockola World's Fair Jigsaw, 1933







Rockola World Series, 1934





Rockola Army Navy Pinball, 1934





Shyvers Cannon Fire Jr., 1934



Bally Skyscraper, 1934



Genco Baseball, 1935



Genco Flying Colours, 1935



Daval Company Neck n Neck, 1935



Daval Company Spot Lite, 1935



GM Laboratories Builder Upper, 1935



Exhibit Lightning, 1938



Genco Flying Scott, 1939



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Re: 30s Pinball

Postby operator bell » Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:12 am

Lots of those old '30s machines featured in this interesting article from Popular Mechanics.

What is it about New York and people enjoying themselves? What is wrong with these people?

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Re: 30s Pinball

Postby slotalot » Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:39 am

Operator Bell wrote:
What is it about New York and people enjoying themselves? What is wrong with these people?

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Hi Operator Bell :D , We had the same thing here in the UK in the 1950s :oops:
we called them Teddy Boys!!!! :shock:

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Re: 30s Pinball

Postby operator bell » Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:51 am

Hi Operator Bell :D , We had the same thing here in the UK in the 1950s :oops:
we called them Teddy Boys!!!! :shock:
Elvis haircuts, long red coats, tight black trousers? I've seen some, and much later than the 50s. A gang of them showed up at the fairground where I was working during the filming of "Tommy", and started a vicious fight with some bikers. Ken Russell filmed the fight; I can't remember if the fighting made it into the movie, but I recall the Teddy Boys featured in it briefly.

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Re: 30s Pinball

Postby slotalot » Mon Dec 06, 2010 5:00 pm

ROUND PINBALL???
1932 Bally Round Pinball Machine


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Re: 30s Pinball

Postby pennymachines » Mon Feb 27, 2012 1:35 am

Bomber played in Gauselmann Museum, Lübbecke



Blink-Feuer, Paul Bohlmann, Berlin, 1937



Nürburg, Jentzsch & Meerz, Leipzig, 1939



Bally Supreme, 1939


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Re: 30s Pinball

Postby pennymachines » Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:16 am

Hercules Manufacturing Co. Double Shuffle, 1932



Gottlieb Big Broadcast Junior, 1933



Bally Fleet, 1934



Daval Big Bertha, 1934





ABT Homestretch, 1935











GM Laboratory Soccer, 1936 (pre-restoration)


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Rebound pinball

Postby ddstoys » Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:27 am

Exhibit Supply Rebound, 1934


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Re: 30s Pinball

Postby pennymachines » Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:24 pm

Heinr.Schulz Automatenbau Winsen (Luhe) Excelsior Bomber, 1937


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Re: 30s Pinball

Postby brigham » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:23 am

Can one of our transatlantic readers tell me what 'Spark Plugs' refers to, in horse-racing terms?
In Britain, it is only applied to the metal-and-porcelain devices for igniting the mixture in internal-combustion engines.


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