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Re: BMR bandit identified

Postby treefrog » Sat Mar 27, 2010 10:41 am

I have come across one of these floor standing BDR's and looking in nice condition, although it is on offer for £895, not sure what the value of these are as I have never seen one for sale.

It is at an interesting Antiques Emporium called Junktion Antiques, which is about 20 miles north of Boston in Lincolnshire. I have past this place a few times and keep meaning to pop in as they appear to always have a selection of Allwins and Bandits for sale as well as Funfair items....certainly worth a look

http://www.junktionantiques.co.uk/index.htm
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Re: BMR bandit identified

Postby badpenny » Sun Mar 28, 2010 8:18 am

I've visited this venue many times and agree it is well worth a visit and not just for slots. If it's collectible chances are he's got one.
As for the prices? ........ I've always found them to be adventurous.

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Re: BMR bandit identified

Postby raj » Sun Mar 28, 2010 9:57 am

Two of these came up at Tennants a few years ago in a railway and dinky toys auction. Went for about 100 a piece, if I remember right. They look awful in the metal, in my opinion, like old washing machines, but love the horizontal reels, just a pity they never really took off.

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More British treasure here in the States

Postby john t peterson » Mon Sep 02, 2013 2:04 am

Topic merged - Site Admin.

Anyone care to illuminate the rest of us with identification of this auto racing machine currently up for sale on Ebay-US?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0893582329

I emailed the seller giving him the country of manufacture and he replied with "Thanks. I found a big British penny in the game."

First the Autoscope and now this Art Deco monster; we're on a roll.

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Re: BMR bandit identified

Postby mervyngoodhew » Mon Sep 02, 2013 9:56 am

Looks like a Brooklands Racer.

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Re: BMR bandit identified

Postby treefrog » Mon Sep 02, 2013 9:12 pm

It is the same as the version at Junktion Antiques, except the jackpot has been blanked on that one....Worth a punt JP, although way too expensive to ship back to blighty as it is. A shame, as it looks like a nice one.

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Re: BMR bandit identified

Postby cheeky » Thu Sep 05, 2013 9:18 pm

Bent Copper wrote:That's because they're ugly and look like a stainless steel bread bin.
That's a bit unkind. Bread bins are far more attractive. :lol:

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Re: BMR bandit identified

Postby raj » Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:50 pm

I think the beauty of BDRs is under the skin, as the engineering of the Bread Box horizontal reel bandit is second to none. They used tolerances more akin to aircraft than slot machines and must have lost money on every machine they made. A design classic in my opinion and much underrated both to own and play.
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Re: BMR bandit identified

Postby badpenny » Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:53 am

That man speaks the goddamn truth and no mistake.

I was bullied into selling my last one by someone who relentlessly went on and on for months to let him have it until I relented and then on collection swore blind we'd agreed a price £50 less than we had. That'll never happen again. Git!

I shall have another, with stand and visible jackpot.
They're greatly underrated ........ not unlike myself.

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Help to indentify this rare machine

Postby morris63 » Wed Nov 06, 2013 5:49 pm

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Can anyone help to identify this machine?
It is an Automatic Machine Co. Ltd.
Takes pennies, so assume it is British.
Can't find any info on it.
Can you help?
Any info would be great.
Thanks.
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