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Re: Mini Falls, Penny Falls

Postby badpenny » Fri May 10, 2013 7:04 pm

Splendid chap........ I've always admired Ian's dapper fashion sense and style .............Blast !!ESCAPE!!

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Re: Mini Falls, Penny Falls

Postby funky » Sat May 11, 2013 11:07 am

pennymachines wrote:I saw one of these hotly contested at an auction in my very early collecting days.
The Dalek resemblance is frightening...
What kind of cash did it sell for in your early days?....... The USA seller wants 1600 of our earthling pounds..... Is that not a bit expensive or am I in a diff world with the Daleks :!: .....

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Re: Mini Falls, Penny Falls

Postby pennymachines » Sat May 11, 2013 3:20 pm

I'm afraid I don't recall - 'twas a long time ago. I probably have the catalogue somewhere... It was some sort of amusement machine business in liquidation I think. A nice sunny day - the auction moved outside into the street. But I digress... I just noted the bidding was strong for this relatively modern, odd-shaped machine. £1600 sounds ambitious to say the least, but so do many ebay starting prices.

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Re: Mini Falls, Penny Falls

Postby flippa_winna » Sat May 11, 2013 6:29 pm

pennymachines wrote:I notice that Jamieson Automatics also produced pushers celebrating the Queen's Silver Jubilee. The version seen here, on their trade stand at Alexandra Palace in January 1977, surely has more than co-incidental similarities to the Alca Electronics Ltd. Royal Jubilee. Notice the three slots and the strikingly similar background image.
Yes, very similar indeed, even to the wording of the machines.

Alca's named Royal Jubilee and Jamieson's named Silver Jubilee. Apparently Silver Jubilee was manufactured as a 6 player hexagonal and was also available as an upright. I have never seen the upright as of yet - it would be interesting to see both single player machines side by side!

While still on the subject of Alca, pictured is Alca's Lucky 10, the 4 player square pusher.
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Re: Mini Falls, Penny Falls

Postby pennymachines » Sun May 12, 2013 10:48 pm

While we're on the subject Flippa, do you know anything about this early pusher which rippyspennyarcade identified as Teeter?

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Re: Mini Falls, Penny Falls

Postby flippa_winna » Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:59 pm

My sincere apologies for the late reply Pennymachines but I have been unable to access the site until now.

I am still doing research into Teeter as we speak but I can tell you that it was a large centrepiece round pusher, either a 10 or 12 player machine - not certain on that yet. Also not sure who actually made it but I know it was distributed by NIXSALES Ltd., 52 Surrey Street, Littlehampton, Sussex.

I would place the machine around 1967 as it was in a Coinslot advert in this particular year.

In the advert it states "The pusher that pushes all others out of sight. The finest taker of all time".

If and when further details come to light I will post here.

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Re: Mini Falls, Penny Falls

Postby flippa_winna » Sat Feb 21, 2015 12:27 am

As my painstaking research into coin pushers continues, some new information has recently come to light which I would like to post here to clear up any earlier misunderstandings.
I previously stated here that the Royal Jubilee coin pusher was manufactured by Alca. Although this information was given to me in good faith it now proves to be erroneous. I now know for a fact that Royal Jubilee was indeed manufactured by Jamieson Automatics Ltd.

Regarding Teeter, it is now known that this pusher was manufactured by Nick Carter and distributed by Nixsales, (the same person, note the name similarities) Sussex. Worth mentioning here also that as well as the Teeter, the Mini Teeter, Teez-u and The Bazooka (non pusher) were also manufactured by Nick Carter.

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Re: Mini Falls, Penny Falls

Postby pennymachines » Fri Feb 27, 2015 6:19 pm

Thanks for that Flippa - I've updated the information and added another page to Portable Penny Pushers and put your username on the credits. I've also added another year's subscription to your account. Good luck with your continued research. !THUMBS!

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Re: Mini Falls, Penny Falls

Postby riche100 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:41 pm

Royal Jubilee pusher:

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Re: Mini Falls, Penny Falls

Postby cait001 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:48 pm

does anyone know the measurements for the table-top Mini Falls / Penny Falls / Rota-Soccer / Mini Cakewalk (Jezzard) machines? curious if I can fit one...
oh and weight if you have it


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