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Re: Gunther Wulff Elektromat

Postby pennymachines » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:15 pm

Are they just for show though? They're sealed between backboard and glass.

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Re: Gunther Wulff Elektromat

Postby coppinpr » Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:16 pm

Is it just a clever way of displaying the denomination to be used? I've never seen one but it looks like the coin/token that gets played runs along the top of the row of tokens/coins. If you look at the photo of the "Ice Hockey" version above it shows a long row of what looks like small coins. !PUZZLED!

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Re: Gunther Wulff Elektromat

Postby pennymachines » Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:05 pm

Yes, it was probably just a way of displaying what the machine would pay out (which could originally have been mixed value tokens or 10 Pfennig coins). As German games often did pay from a coin run, players would have known what it indicated. The two discs in play are a bit smaller than a 10 Pfennig and have holes in their centres.
http://www.antik-automaten.ch/renovatio ... sball.html
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Re: Gunther Wulff Elektromat

Postby coppinpr » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:16 am

Interesting that the last model they made, the 1957 JoJo, did away with the row of coins/tokens in favour of the usual German catalogue of instructions. Compare the number of words used on "Ice Hockey" to those on "JoJo".

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Re: Gunther Wulff Elektromat

Postby cait001 » Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:09 pm

Definitely adding these to my want-list. I really like the innovative aspects of it. Are there other machines with similar play where you have to land 2+ tokens on sensors?
Maybe this kind of design is a one-off for the ages! (well, a one-off design with at least 4 re-skins).

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Re: Gunther Wulff Elektromat

Postby badpenny » Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:07 pm

Another one on now £875 cough, cough!
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/penny-arcade ... SwrB5gDEe4

Shame, I'd still love one but I've already sold me granny.
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Re: Gunther Wulff Elektromat

Postby coppinpr » Sun Jan 24, 2021 2:08 pm

A collector friend of mine in Germany told me today this would be considered a bargain in Germany :!?!:

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Re: Gunther Wulff Elektromat

Postby cait001 » Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:15 pm

Can you ask what they go for in Germany normally?

I don't have the cash for this one, but I wouldn't mind owning one some day.

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Re: Gunther Wulff Elektromat

Postby santelmann » Mon Jan 25, 2021 7:37 am

In the age of covid its not so easy.....
Up to 1500 Euro for good condition , last machine (project) was sold (from collector to collector) for 650 Euro.


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