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by john t peterson
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Oh Boy Gum vending machine
Replies: 34
Views: 3609

Re: Oh Boy Gum vending machine

badpenny wrote: ↑ Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:37 pm If possible get the tin with the liquid version and not the aerosol. badpenny wrote: ↑ Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:07 am The one I have in my shed is an aerosol which is a much better idea than dribbling it in. 10:37 PM versus 3:07 AM. J Peterson Time is not on ou...
by john t peterson
Wed Feb 17, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Auction in Wakefield tomorrow
Replies: 14
Views: 555

Re: Auction in Wakefield tomorrow

Why in heaven's name would you buy a juvenile, hand-turned or not, BP? They're selfish, unruly and potentially destructive. For example, see my former President Trump.

J Peterson
Leg-turned in America
by john t peterson
Mon Feb 15, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: 50 years today
Replies: 33
Views: 682

Re: 50 years today

Some call it "evolution," others "evilution." One of the practical effects from my perspective was massive exodus of pre-decimal coin operated games to the United States. That change coupled with the legalization of slot machines supercharged my collection. So, a tip of the hat t...
by john t peterson
Sat Jan 23, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Spot the damaged word ......
Replies: 11
Views: 655

Re: Spot the damaged word ......

"Winze," the German form of "wins." As in, "You ze winner."

J Peterson
Winning again in America
by john t peterson
Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Old Pennies
Replies: 18
Views: 3863

Re: Old Pennies

Oh, that poor, poor doppelganger. :HaHa:

J Peterson
Double Trouble, USA
by john t peterson
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Jentzsch & Meerz Simplex catcher
Replies: 60
Views: 19492

Re: Jentzsch & Meerz Simplex catcher

Welcome to the club, Dan. That's a sweet machine in very nice condition. Congratulations. Post a picture of the mechanism when you get a chance. We love to see the interior of the games. It might just be of assistance for a future owner of a similar machine.

J Peterson
USA
by john t peterson
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:29 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Is it Classed as Trade Stimulator? Info Please!
Replies: 8
Views: 1412

Re: Is it Classed as Trade Stimulator? Info Please!

One sold in November 2004 from the Bernard Pansu Collection for $2,950 USD. It was attributed to "Nau, France 1911."
by john t peterson
Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Bananas for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 2229

Re: Bananas for sale

Spot on, Coppinpr, unfortunately. We always thought we were exceptional. Turns out, we were delusional.

J Peterson
Hangover, USA. !!SUICIDAL!!
by john t peterson
Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:23 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Bananas for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 2229

Bananas for sale

Now that the United States of America has officially fallen to the status of a Banana Republic, I am announcing my switch of allegiance from British coin-operated machines to lies, falsehoods, cheats, sedition and bananas. I may even travel to Washington, D.C. and grab a few goodies from the Capital...
by john t peterson
Fri Jan 01, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Justice Scrutton's Tipple
Topic: Do you feel less oppressed by the EU this morning?
Replies: 9
Views: 1020

Re: Do you feel less oppressed by the EU this morning?

Woke up this morning to find I'm out of coffee filters for the maker....no coffee. I'm blaming Brexit.

J Peterson
Grumpy American