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by treefrog
Sun May 16, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bryans Fruit Bowl instructions needed
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Re: Bryans Fruit Bowl instructions needed

Thank you gentlemen !!THUMBSX2!!

Odd as there is no number on the bar on mine that I can see, this is the same position on clocks as well !PUZZLED!
by treefrog
Sun May 16, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Ripplers: repro & real
Replies: 59
Views: 17850

Re: Ripplers: repro & real

I bought one a number of years ago from Reeman Dansie and sold on at a loss at Coventry, but that is the next nearest auction, again all different.....I am surprised how much people still bid to be honest, not the most thrilling game :woops:
by treefrog
Sat May 15, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Ripplers: repro & real
Replies: 59
Views: 17850

Re: Ripplers: repro & real

Over the years, the continued appearance of repro Ripplers has gone by unnoticed, but I saw another one sold today at the same place (Manders Auctions) I bought my Fruit Bowl for just under £400, but what is odd is three other versions sold at the same auction house since 2019, the previous in Febru...
by treefrog
Sat May 15, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bryans Fruit Bowl instructions needed
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Bryans Fruit Bowl instructions needed

So today I bought my first machine in a year @&@ the Bryans Fruitbowl as seen on the Salesroom. Was local to me and I was able to view, a true barn find with a pile of mouse items inside. When I got home I managed to get the cash drawer open to find a huge stash of old chestnuts, the mouse must ...
by treefrog
Sat May 15, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Tips and Tricks
Topic: Jennings Governor handle jam
Replies: 1
Views: 65

Re: Jennings Governor handle jam

Hi and welcome to site,

There are members down your way who may help, but as a start, are you able to remove the mechanism and see if you are able to operate out of the cabinet? If not, take a few pics. - it might help people diagnose.

!!THUMBSX2!!
by treefrog
Sat May 15, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: I finally snagged an Allwin
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Re: I finally snagged an Allwin

Well done, looks tidy. !!THUMBSX2!!

See below link to everything you want to know about the Saxony Allwin

Seven mysteries of the Saxony allwin
by treefrog
Fri May 14, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Who is online?
Replies: 13
Views: 282

Re: Who is online?

Wow, there are more page hits from Iran than Holland........maybe there is a love of historical machines there, unless some other odd content that gets picked up :HaHa:
by treefrog
Fri May 14, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Automatic Sports Co. Cricketer at HutchinsonScott
Replies: 35
Views: 2414

Re: Automatic Sports Co. Cricketer at HutchinsonScott

So who sold grandmother's teeth...? .£18000 plus the extras. :roll:

Is it staying in U.K. or unfortunately abroad? :!?!:
by treefrog
Fri May 14, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Firmans
Replies: 87
Views: 31808

Re: Firmans

Nice story and history Jeff. Thanks for sharing and oh, wouldn’t it have been lovely to have seen those old parts left in the store rooms. :o Funny, over the years when family members of old slot machine companies have shared similar stories on here and how little survived like paperwork and picture...
by treefrog
Fri May 14, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Duo Mat clockwork question
Replies: 8
Views: 186

Re: Duo mat clockwork question

You could soak in cleaner product. I have never needed to, and cleaned with white spirit etc... The main cause of clocks sticking is the governor, which you can strip, clean and refit. You can adjust speed with the screw on the end.