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Re: Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...

Postby treefrog » Thu May 10, 2018 12:58 pm

Yes, I bought one mentioned on this thread below, the Jockey Club. All the signs of a Bolands and using a Jennings Victoria as a base.
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Re: Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...

Postby treefrog » Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:28 am

The Brooklands Museum in Surrey has a nice original machine in a display case
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Just finished another one myself which had previously been stripped by the owner.
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Re: Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...

Postby pennymachines » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:17 pm

Who's been a busy bee? Not seen pine sides before.

Here's another wooden single reel Film Stars.
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Re: Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...

Postby watlingman » Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:34 am

hi neil you could also look on the ELEPHANT HOUSE WEBSITE archives they have sold a few just to give you some idea!

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Re: Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...

Postby coppinpr » Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:46 am

With the way Boland "mixed and matched" the ironmongery on their machines it is unusual to find two exactly the same but mine looks identical to the one Mr P. posted above.

On reviewing the post I can see I'm wrong, mine has metal side strips, so, as always, just a little different every time. :lol:
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Re: Boland Black Beauty, Screen Stars, Brooklands, White City...

Postby pennymachines » Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:34 pm

I guess the metal bands were added later to remedy or prevent flaking veneer which tends to occur with these.


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