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Atlantic Flyer identified & unknown machine

Postby robertlundin » Sun Dec 29, 2019 9:39 pm

Hello
I just bought these two machines and would appreciate to know more about them. For instance what are they called, approximately when were they made?
Thanks in advance!
Robert
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Re: Two unknown machines

Postby pennymachines » Sun Dec 29, 2019 9:59 pm

Nice finds!
The Atlantic-Flieger (Atlantic Flyer) was made by Friedrich Giese, Automatenbau Atlantic, Berlin in 1929. Details and images at Automatix-Club. You try to drop a bomb from the aircraft onto the target. Each time you play, the target shifts a bit to the left or right. A hit rotates the coin wheel for a payout.

I know nothing about the other one, but imagine it is also German.
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Re: Atlantic Flyer identified, plus unknown machine

Postby robertlundin » Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:08 pm

Thank you for this information. I am having both delivered in a few days!

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Re: Atlantic Flyer identified, plus unknown machine

Postby pennymachines » Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:24 pm

Here is the aircraft image apparently missing from your game.
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Re: Atlantic Flyer identified, plus unknown machine

Postby robertlundin » Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:17 pm

Thank you for the image, great to have!

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Re: Atlantic Flyer identified, plus unknown machine

Postby robertlundin » Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:40 am

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Re: Atlantic Flyer identified, plus unknown machine

Postby lukas590 » Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:52 am

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Re: Atlantic Flyer identified, plus unknown machine

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Re: Atlantic Flyer identified, plus unknown machine

Postby pennymachines » Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:44 pm

Nice video !THUMBS! See also Atlantic Flyer adverts

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Re: Atlantic Flyer identified & unknown machine

Postby joerg_gm » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:15 pm

Hey.

There were a lot of different Atlantic-machines on the market around 1928-1930. This was mainly the case because the Bajazzo (Clown) was banned by legal authorities.
A lot of manufacturers developed modifications for existing Bajazzo-machines. This was a lucrative business, because there were tens of thousands of Bajazzos just in Berlin.
Here are two ads from the year 1929 for Atlantic-machines. They were sold as stand-alone machine or modification for existing Bajazzo/Clown machines:

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The "Atlantic Flieger" by Friedrich Giese was a stand-alone machine only and not provided as a modification:

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The Atlantic (most versions) were patented by Giese under DRP472272:

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