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French fortune teller

Postby treefrog » Sun Dec 21, 2014 9:17 pm

A very Kitsch '50/'60s French fortune teller - not to everyone's taste, but very different.

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Re: French Fortune Teller

Postby daveslot » Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:19 pm

I saw this in a Dorset auction house. At first I thought the machine was pictured on its side. !PUZZLED! The French seemed to have converted a lot of their older machines into fortune tellers. I suspect this started life as something else. The estimate is low though.

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Re: French Fortune Teller

Postby gameswat » Mon Dec 22, 2014 6:49 am

I imagine it's an early 1910 -1930s roulette mech remodelled into that '60s case. It would have been great to see how it was reconfigured inside.

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Re: French Fortune Teller

Postby blikspeelgoed » Sat Dec 27, 2014 9:08 am

I've got a similar machine (for sale) in a slightly different case, also Formica.
See pics for model and mechanism.

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