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Watling Blue Seal

Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:28 pm
by santelmann
Have bought a converted Watling Blue Seal Confections. :D
Hope someone could tell me about the function ot the small window at left. :cool:

Re: Watling Blue Seal

Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:19 pm
by aristomatic
I have no experience on these machines but looks like could be a future/deferred pay flag window?

Others with more experience will be along with precise answer

Re: Watling Blue Seal

Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2020 10:38 pm
by coppinpr
it is a "future pay" feature window I believe and would require a matching mech,do you have the correct mech?

Re: Watling Blue Seal

Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 5:20 am
by santelmann
Thanks for your answers! :cool:
The machine has no assembly for future play. I think if it ever has one, it was removed long time ago. A sheet of paper was glued on the window.

Re: Watling Blue Seal

Posted: Sat Aug 15, 2020 5:54 pm
by youngerap
I don't know if you need the reel strips but there is a copy of the 10-stop strips in Resources.


How good is this site?

Re: Watling Blue Seal

Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:39 am
by santelmann
Thanks fot this information !!THUMBSX2!!

I have used old sheet metal stripes which i had in stock. OK, they have some scratches, but i like them.
It´s still some work, i have to bushed the clock and install a future play display.

Re: Watling Blue Seal

Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 12:17 am
by coinops
Here is a Watling gooseneck mechanism with a working future pay feature that is visible in the small window to the left of the first reel.

Re: Watling Blue Seal

Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:17 pm
by santelmann
Much thanks for the picture! :cool:

I've got a lot of help from USA some time ago. Special thanks to

Meanwhile i rebuild the payout system to max 20 coins payout. It was reduced to max. 10 coins payout when it was converted for German post war market.
I cast the missing slides in brass (original was cast iron), drill the coin holes and reaming them "in packages" .
The future pay system was reconstructed by using a cast iron blank part for the "Finger" on the payout slides. The levers are forged steel parts.
Also a lot of work at the clockwork, i changed some gears...

Still some work, but it´s a beautiful machine :D