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by aristomatic
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Is it Classed as Trade Stimulator? Info Please!
Replies: 5
Views: 227

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

Pierre-Abel Nau is the maker, I believe. In Paris, in very early 20th century. Name is on the machine? Les Petits Chevaux? Made half a dozen or so different machines, made a red/white/blue horse machine of smaller size. Would think any of his surviving machines would be in the region of low thousand...
by aristomatic
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Firman bandit identified
Replies: 16
Views: 397

Re: Firman bandit identified

It's threads like these where a machine, not regularly seen on the open market at a seller price that seems excessive to the majority of would be buyers, can bring another identical machine onto the marketplace where the owner would be happy to sell at a significantly lower price than the original s...
by aristomatic
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Help for a TV show needed
Replies: 14
Views: 409

Re: Help for a TV show needed

Reminds me of someone who supplied number of original working bandits for a tv crew for an outside filming location. These were hired with insurance. However, also needed large number of empty cabinets for the background. These were purchased as likely be damaged in "explosive action scenes". Once f...
by aristomatic
Tue Jan 05, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Jubilee Mk. 14.
Replies: 6
Views: 289

Re: Jubilee Mk. 14.

Don't remember seeing one of these before.
by aristomatic
Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Jubilee Mk. 14.
Replies: 6
Views: 289

Re: Jubilee Mk. 14.

Do you mean Mk12 not 14?
by aristomatic
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: 1965 Space mfg Multiple Bonus bandit
Replies: 14
Views: 3438

Re: Name that Bandit...please!

Here you go... (Now merged above - Site Admin.)
by aristomatic
Wed Dec 30, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: 1965 Space mfg Multiple Bonus bandit
Replies: 14
Views: 3438

Re: Name that Bandit...please!

Maybe comes from very last of the Pace to Ace to space model line up..?
by aristomatic
Tue Dec 22, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Xmas 2020 a year to be forgotten
Replies: 8
Views: 699

Re: Xmas 2020 a year to be forgotten

Takes a year like this year to appreciate how, in general, we have a pretty good life normally.
by aristomatic
Mon Dec 14, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello New Member from Essex UK
Replies: 4
Views: 737

Re: Hello New Member from Essex UK

Hi and Welcome to the forum. If thats a real email address you may wish to reconsider posting those details? You mention that the north east is a long way to visit but dont state which part of the country you are located? It may help when people are more able to travel that members know that they ar...
by aristomatic
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Charrington / Mills Bandit
Replies: 7
Views: 392

Re: Charrington / Mills Bandit

Yes, thats the one from EH, theres other pictures on the web too. I'd seen a different Charrington many years before and wanted one from that point. That's why iI traded Mills nameplates and jp plate for corresponding Charrington bits so many years ago. I'd learnt from an early point to buy some par...