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by pennymachines
Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bradshaw's Little Stockbroker
Replies: 41
Views: 11122

Re: Bradshaw's Little Stockbroker

This 1920 ABC 398cc motorcycle designed by Granville Bradshaw is up for sale on Aug 14th - evidence of Bradshaw's flare for innovative engineering. Designed by Granville Bradshaw and produced by the Sopwith Aircraft Company, the ABC drew heavily on its designer's wartime experience in the developmen...
by pennymachines
Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Saleroom roundups
Replies: 85
Views: 34538

Re: Saleroom roundups

OK, thanks TF - I've amended that. A thin month, as you say, though I might have missed one or two, having been away the last couple of weeks.
by pennymachines
Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Arena subscription
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Re: Arena subscription

Hi 13rebel - I've sent you a PayPal invoice and renewed your subs. Thanks for your continued support of the site. !THUMBS!
by pennymachines
Tue Aug 04, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: After 3 Generations Bryans Family lose DMP
Replies: 9
Views: 407

Re: After 3 Generations Bryans Family lose DMP

Sad to hear it. William Bryan's elder son, George (brother of Jim) opted to leave his dad's works to set up Drayton Manor Park in 1949. George's son, Colin was next in line, and Colin's son, William was General Manager by 1999. The Park's history begins at a different location: In 1931 a gentleman c...
by pennymachines
Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Saleroom roundups
Replies: 85
Views: 34538

Re: Saleroom roundups

July roundup now in the Arena.
by pennymachines
Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Oliver Whales Treble Chance
Replies: 9
Views: 484

Re: Oliver Whales Treble Chance

And finally, the ball release in this is a bit unreliable. It sometimes takes 2 or 3 before the ball finally drops. I’ve not opened the ball chamber to see why yet. Does this rotary mech use the weight of the ball to rotate it as the coin releases the ratchet, or does it work a different way? I’ve ...
by pennymachines
Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Another K'Nex 'Slot' Machine
Replies: 12
Views: 1041

Re: Another K'Nex 'Slot' Machine

Amazing! :shock: !!THUMBSX2!! **xXx**
by pennymachines
Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Double My Money!
Replies: 7
Views: 679

Re: Double My Money!

Sounds like it's ready to double your money! A light machine oil (sewing machine, 3-in-One etc.) would be fine. Keep it off the slide, if you don't want oily fingers and coins.
by pennymachines
Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New members can now register
Replies: 1
Views: 2290

Re: New members cannot register

The new registration system is at last working!
If you tried and failed before, you should now have success.

If you also want to subscribe to the Arena, please email me and I'll sort it.
by pennymachines
Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Great Yarmouth Penny Arcade pictures
Replies: 20
Views: 1486

Re: Great Yarmouth Penny Arcade pictures

According to his son, Jack Glover operated wall machines, pinballs, etc. as Wonder's Walls in the 1940s, before making his own machines.