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by gameswat
Sat May 08, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Chester Pollard Play Golf
Replies: 9
Views: 223

Re: Chester Pollard Play Golf

Hey Dan, was searching old emails but hadn't even bothered saving pics of the Golf/bagatelle conversion I was offered in Qld. But amazingly did find an email that reminded me I was also offered another re-vamped example on a US trip in 2007! John Papa goes on about his restored example as being this...
by gameswat
Fri May 07, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Chester Pollard Play Golf
Replies: 9
Views: 223

Re: Chester pollard Play golf

Looks great Dan. Very clean, so I assume formerly restored? I was offered one years ago in Qld but it had been butchered with the later pinball playfield revamp done in the US once pins had taken off in the mid '30s. The golfer no longer turns, just shoots the ball. It had a poker theme to it and th...
by gameswat
Wed May 05, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Saleroom roundups
Replies: 114
Views: 56194

Re: Saleroom roundups

Former Gresham Waltonian in "storage". I seem to remember salvaging a couple of small things from it, but what? !PUZZLED! :!?!:
by gameswat
Thu Apr 29, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Mutoscope - what adjustments are possible?
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: Mutoscope - what adjustments are possible?

just need to work out a way to overcome that? Good luck, you'll be the first person to ever figure that out! The repro reels being sold like yours are faulty goods and I can't see how that guy has stayed in business selling the damned things? I guess his customers just don't know what a proper reel...
by gameswat
Fri Apr 23, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Saleroom roundups
Replies: 114
Views: 56194

Re: Saleroom roundups

I photographed this Waltonian back in 2005 and gave a print of it to Pat Gresham the next time I visited in 2007. Pat said Jon had taken it from an operator even though he didn't want it, which he often did knowing that they may call again with something he did want. It was left outside in the woodp...
by gameswat
Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Holy allwin Batman!
Replies: 11
Views: 1980

Re: Holy allwin Batman!

arrgee wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:04 pm can't quite make out what the text is below the reserve ball window though?
Just Patent number info on every one I've seen. Look up Seven Mysteries thread on here for many photos.
by gameswat
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: ESCO Iron Claw instructions needed
Replies: 3
Views: 602

Re: ESCO Iron Claw instructions needed

All I have in mine Dan.
by gameswat
Mon Apr 05, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Holy allwin Batman!
Replies: 11
Views: 1980

Re: Holy allwin Batman!

The wire appears to be there as a spring to return the button that was once in the ferrule. Considering the location then would seem to be a reject button or somehow associated to coin entry?
by gameswat
Sat Apr 03, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Harper Vending Machines
Replies: 71
Views: 26008

Re: Harper Vending Machines

Dave, so your machine is smaller than normal then? :!?!: Needs something for scale.
by gameswat
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Harper Vending Machines
Replies: 71
Views: 26008

Re: Harper Automatics De Luxe saleman's mechanism

treefrog wrote: Fri Apr 02, 2021 7:27 am to even make a quality case to carry it in.
In fact Tree these type cases are the cheapest imaginable, just pressed cardboard with faux leather graining.