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Re: Interesting photo from the '50s

Postby arrgee » Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:53 pm

JC wrote:The allwin on the wall behind the bandits looks like a Wonders '24 Cup'
That is what I also thought Jerry - very distinctive backflash
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Re: Interesting photo from the '50s

Postby coppinpr » Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:31 pm

I don't remember seeing handles like those on the machines in the photo. Then today I was sent this photo and, although not exactly the same, they could be the same maker(?)
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Re: Interesting photo from the '50s

Postby brigham » Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:19 pm

Screen Snapshots is almost certainly by Tom Boland of Leeds.

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Re: Interesting photo from the '50s

Postby coppinpr » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:25 pm

Not the hardest assumption to make, although I wonder if the case is newer.

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Re: Interesting photo from the '50s

Postby treefrog » Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:22 pm

Paul,

This is a fairly standard Bolands machine and probably original case wrapped in later Formica or similar, but am sure Patrick will update his Facebook group with info pics as he restores. Handle is also one of their standard types, look through boland thread you will see lots of them.....

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Re: Interesting photo from the '50s

Postby brigham » Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:06 am

I can't find anything further regarding 'BRENN' on the original photo, but it looks as though the illuminated top-box is part of the package.

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Re: Interesting photo from the '50s

Postby coppinpr » Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:18 am

treefrog wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:22 pm
Handle is also one of their standard types, look through boland thread you will see lots of them.
That is what I meant. It possible the handles on the original photo are on old Boland mechs recased yet again?

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Re: Interesting photo from the '50s

Postby badpenny » Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:42 pm

brigham wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:19 pm
Screen Snapshots is almost certainly by Tom Boland of Leeds.
Good point to make.
There are many newer collectors who wouldn't know that.

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