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by pennymachines
Sun Dec 05, 2004 5:51 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Top of the Slots - The Vintage Slot Machine Charts.
Replies: 6
Views: 14380

I think this is going to be a beauty contest!
by pennymachines
Fri Dec 03, 2004 11:32 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Exclusive Automatics - Pin up Girl. Any info??
Replies: 2
Views: 2772

I love these machines. The action is quite surprising - when the flat image splits into two revolving drums and reforms as one of three pin-ups. The roulette game style is a clue to origin. This machine started life as a French "Girouette" game in a fluted fruitwood case with carved pediment, circa ...
by pennymachines
Fri Dec 03, 2004 12:38 am
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Annual Slot Machine Bun-Fight
Replies: 17
Views: 15191

Annual Slot Machine Bun-Fight

Numbers seemed a bit down at the Cambridge auction last Sunday (27/11/04), but then the hall was bigger than usual. In fact the venue was a pleasant improvement on previous years - more spacious, well lit and warm. Nowhere much to sit though. Bit of a rag-bag of machines with plenty of "projects" an...
by pennymachines
Thu Dec 02, 2004 4:26 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Profile.
Replies: 1
Views: 2292

Hi. I didn't include this feature in the forum in order to keep things as simple and uncluttered as possible. I guessed it would not really be wanted anyway. 2nd day online and I get a request for it. So much for my guessing. I could set this up in the future if others request it, but if you have a ...
by pennymachines
Thu Dec 02, 2004 12:34 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Top of the Slots - The Vintage Slot Machine Charts.
Replies: 6
Views: 14380

:) Nice job! I say leave it on 6d. After all, like most of these old American bandits, its been in the country long enough to qualify as a British citizen.
by pennymachines
Wed Dec 01, 2004 12:41 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: WELCOME (Please read before posting in the Forum)
Replies: 1
Views: 15273

WELCOME (Please read before posting in the Forum)

Welcome all ye olde slot machine enthusiasts... and all ye young ones... to our website which is dedicated to those marvellous vintage British mechanical amusements and all who enjoy them. We opened on the 1st of December 2004. There are a few posts pre-dating this which took place by email, and we...
by pennymachines
Wed Dec 01, 2004 2:42 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Top of the Slots - The Vintage Slot Machine Charts.
Replies: 6
Views: 14380

Top of the Slots - The Vintage Slot Machine Charts.

Just a few of our favourite things... Not neccessarily the rarest or most valuable - simply the best, most appealing, most fun to play - the one you would most like to find in the damp cellar of an old amusement arcade. You probably have a favourite. Well, click Post Reply and tell us about it. It ...
by pennymachines
Tue Nov 02, 2004 4:47 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: U.K. Lawmakers May Force Blair to Scale Back Gambling Bill
Replies: 0
Views: 2275

U.K. Lawmakers May Force Blair to Scale Back Gambling Bill

Report from Bloomberg.com 27/10/04
Not content with turning us into a nation of gamblers with the National Gullibility Tax (er.. Lottery) our government has it's mind on big-bucks American Casino style.
by pennymachines
Tue Nov 02, 2004 4:36 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Gaming Bill won't end fun of the fair
Replies: 0
Views: 2114

Gaming Bill won't end fun of the fair

THE Government has denied claims that the controversial new Gambling Bill will signal the end of seaside arcades and end-of-pier family entertainment centres. Mail on Sunday
by pennymachines
Mon Sep 13, 2004 11:52 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: British Law and Vintage Coin-Operated Machines
Replies: 0
Views: 22653

British Law and Vintage Coin-Operated Machines

British Law and Vintage Coin-Operated Machines A Strict Reading of the Rules The sale, supply, maintenance and operation of Gaming Machines in Britain is regulated by the Gambling Commission in accordance with the 1968 Gaming Act (as of September 2007, the Gambling Act 2005 ). Although you may purc...