Gambling Machines

Videos of vintage slot machines in action.
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Clement & Whales Commercial.



Caille Bros. Ben Hur

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Mills Novelty Company Owl



Mills Novelty Company Owl Junior



Evans Races



Caille Roulette



Aristocrat

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Buckley Bones



Caille Silver Cup



Fey Duo

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The Darby Horse Race, 1930s
(with the lid off)

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What a truly superb piece of kit! It has everything going for it, whilst being so compact and quiet, I couldn't imagine any wife or girlfriend having a problem letting it through the door!! :?

Do we know how the random win element works? Is there simply a variable element to how hard the individual ball bearings are hit?

Thanks for posting that.
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I believe that the "driving force" on this game is the same as the much more common mechanical version, "Gee-Whizz." There is a central axle mounted perpendicular to the course at the start line with cams attached. The axle is spun rapidly making the cams hit the respective ball bearings which run forward and propel the horses toward the finish line. With "Gee-Whizz," the axle has a flywheel for momentum and the wheel is spun with a small rope or heavy string. This model is obviously electric. With all the bells and whistles, one would have thought they would have installed a contact at the end of the track so the winning horse would have lighted an individual signal. This little number is up on Ebay at the moment and can be yours for the paltry sum of $10,000 US. Please act quickly before the dollar drops to the point that the seller ends up owing YOU money.
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Watling Derby,

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A 1970s Electro-Mechanical Quarter Horse Derby Machine

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1930s PACES RACES
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Part Three

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Thanks for the Quarter Horse link, Slotalot. I forwarded it to Mickey Wichinsky, owner of Games of Nevada. He watched it, then called Kevin Keinert at Game Room Repair and introduced himself. The conversation must have been fascinating, because Kevin decided he'd like to write a magazine article about Mickey and is planning to meet with him next week.

I believe Mickey still has half a dozen of those Quarter Horse games locked in a shipping container behind his building.
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