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by moonriver
Sat Jun 28, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Modern Enterprises? Play Boy
Replies: 7
Views: 3688

Re: Working Model? Or Is This a One Off? Or?

You could have had an original Laughing Tranny! !!YABBADABBA!!
by moonriver
Sat Jun 28, 2014 4:39 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Modern Enterprises? Play Boy
Replies: 7
Views: 3688

Re: Working Model? Or Is This a One Off? Or?

It does look very similar to the Mablethorpe clowns so I stand corrected !!THUMBSX2!!
by moonriver
Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:25 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Geo Joyce & Sons Ltd. ABC Belfrute identified
Replies: 19
Views: 7097

Re: Another Electro-mechanical giant to identify!

Henry Powell Snr. operated one for many years in the North East.
by moonriver
Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:16 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Modern Enterprises? Play Boy
Replies: 7
Views: 3688

Re: Working Model? Or Is This a One Off? Or?

Very nice, I like it. Reminds me of the Modern Enterprises 'piano player', early 1950's, which is similar in that it had a character playing a piano with small dog nearby which had a Liberace character theme. Modern Enterprises were using high quality Len Insull dolls and putting them in coin operat...
by moonriver
Tue Jun 24, 2014 2:08 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Machines in Minehead
Replies: 8
Views: 3392

Re: Look what I found in Minehead, Somerset

I wonder how many people have discretely private messaged to ask where the machines are located? !PUZZLED!
by moonriver
Mon Jun 23, 2014 3:53 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Machines in Minehead
Replies: 8
Views: 3392

Re: Look what found in Minehead, Somerset

Lovely - I like the working models and the sailor.
by moonriver
Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:45 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Bryans crane mechanism and coin acceptor
Replies: 5
Views: 1894

Re: Bryans crane

It's a very clever mechanism. When the coin tips the weighted cup as the cams turn it engages a secondary one which normally runs within the wheel until required to operate. Once this engages the mechanism then operates the crane arm upwards and outwards. It does four complete revolutions of the cam...
by moonriver
Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:33 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Arcadian Super Star reel strips
Replies: 4
Views: 1806

Re: Arcadian Super Star reel strips

Try Henry Powell - he's sure to have what your looking for.
by moonriver
Fri Jun 13, 2014 12:13 am
Forum: Build a Slot Machine
Topic: Automatic Palmistry
Replies: 18
Views: 11214

Re: Automatic Palmistry

Looks great! I thought you'd be using those Ahrens cast feet you were selling to put on your cabinet?