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Maker of fittings and fixtures based in U.K. primarily for the hobbyist market. Making screws, nuts, bolts, washers, grommets etc of many old standards like BA, UNC etc. Very cheap and quick delivery, ordered lots of domed head bolts for award cards. Made in Steel and Brass. Also other engineering items.
Online history of Ditchburn Equipment Ltd of Lytham St Anne’s, Lancashire, one of the first manufacturers of Jukeboxes in the UK.
The museum contains around 1,800 coin--operated exibits incorporating the Gauselmann and Jean-Claude Baudot collections and is located at the Gauselmann Group's Castle Benkhausen, 1, Espelkamp 32339. Germany.
Long established jukebox shop specializing in the importation and in-house restoration of vintage jukeboxes. 14 High Street, Lye, West Midlands, DY9 8JT.
Archive of the now defunct Pinball Owners Association British magazines, Pinball Player & Pinball Wizard.
Pinball Owners is a database of vintage pinball machine owners from all over the world. Its main purpose is to help pinball collectors and enthusiasts to get in touch; it includes a platform that helps members finding, buying, swapping and selling coin operated pinball machines
Populated by lots of Canadian pinball and arcade enthusiasts
Lively pinball community packed with information and pictures including an active forum.
Mostly pinball but also other vintage coin-operated machines. Resource-rich with information, pictures, repair guides etc.
Dutch maker and supplier of Bally Bingo and other bespoke backglasses for pinball etc. including mirror glasses.
Recommended by Forum member bugdust for chrome plating of Jennings (mazak/aluminium) castings.
French site showing many classic vintage European amusement machines and their mechanisms.
PAT. No. FR359707 Coin-op bagatelle Edward Charles Bignell & George Haydon, 1906
PAT. No. FR335226 Gambling with dial (Abel Nau - Le Phenix) - French patent George Haydon & Edward Charles Bignell, 1904
PAT. No. GB190120904 Impovement in tills George Haydon & Agnes Mouflet, 1902
PAT. No. GB190022494 Tivoli with balls George Haydon, 1901
PAT. No. GB190010646 Improvements in Coin Freed Goods Delivery Apparatus Thomas Owen Baylis & George Haydon, 1900
PAT. No. GB189319620 Coin released mechanism J R Hughes & George Haydon, 1894
PAT. No. FR338719 Blowball - French patent Haydon & Urry, 1904
PAT. No. GB190018429 Tivoli type (Criterion) Automatic Machines Ltd. Haydon & Urry, 1901
PAT. No. GB190001467 Cinematograph (not coin-op) Haydon & Urry, 1901
PAT. No. GB189921551 Tivoli Haydon & Urry, 1900
PAT. No. GB189811792 Coin freed winding mechanism for polyphons etc. Haydon & Urry, 1899
PAT. No. CH11088 Tivoli dispenser mechanism - Swiss patent Haydon & Urry, 1896
PAT. No. CH10107 Skill game (Over the Barrels) - Swiss patent Haydon & Urry, 1895
Liberty Games is the UK's leading games room retailer. It counts thousands of products in its range, from refurbished classic arcade machines, pinballs and slot machines to pool tables, foosball tables and table tennis equipment. Careful price checking, included accessories and free delivery on everything makes it the best value place to buy games room equipment. Based just outside London in Epsom, Surrey, it employs a team of specialist staff to help with sales advice, technical assistance and aftersales care. Liberty Games ships across the UK and across the world, and with plenty of rare classics in stock, is the only place to go for your dream games room products.
Manchester-based company recommended service for chromium plating brass, steel etc. R+S Electroplating Limited, (Chrome Plating Specialists), The Smithy, 2 Crown Street, Failsworth, Manchester, M35 9BD Tel: 0161 6834908
Reproduction reel strips and award cards for Mills, Jennings, Pace, Watling, Columbia and Caille slot machines.
PAT. No. GB102746 Tug of War, two player wall machine John Jofeh, 1916
PAT. No. GB190113701 Bagatelle type John Jofeh, 1902
PAT. No. GB190201196 Hill Climber spirometer John Jofeh, 1902
PAT. No. GB190023778 Circular race with figures (not coin-op) Gustav Ringelhan, 1901
PAT. No. GB190102106 Cycle racing game Simon Daly, 1901
PAT. No. GB190211258 Racing figure mechanism John Henry Peters, 1902
PAT. No. GB190116969 Coin operated coat & hat rack Dward Gustave Lindheimer, 1902
PAT. No. US739865 Recording force of blow Robert H Hartley, 1903
PAT. No. GB190100258 Game using coin as missile Alexander Forbes, 1901