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by bryans fan
Wed Aug 18, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Ruffler & Walker Helicopter Race
Replies: 41
Views: 16230

Re: Ruffler & Walker Helicopter Race

!!GOODJOB!!
!THANKS! For sharing.
by bryans fan
Thu Aug 12, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Carters Steam Fair
Replies: 9
Views: 1306

Re: Carters Steam Fair

Went to Carters Steam Fair today in Victoria Park, Bath. The Arcade is not in attendance. :cry:
by bryans fan
Mon Aug 02, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Arcades, Museums & Gamerooms
Replies: 99
Views: 58252

Re: Arcades, Museums & Gamerooms

Some great machines, beautifully displayed. Thanks PM for sharing.
What a shame it has closed.
by bryans fan
Wed Jul 14, 2021 6:43 am
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: The Undiscovered
Replies: 12
Views: 2300

Re: The Undiscovered

brigham wrote: Tue Jul 13, 2021 8:02 pm International gold smuggling, perhaps?
You could be right, I bet The Lavender Hill Mob are behind it.
by bryans fan
Sun Jul 11, 2021 1:21 pm
Forum: Let's Talk about Slots
Topic: Lost Ruffler & Walker racer
Replies: 22
Views: 2912

Re: Lost racer

Great find. Well done Peter and thanks for sharing. !!THUMBSX2!!
by bryans fan
Thu Jul 08, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: BMCo. French Bagatelle identified
Replies: 4
Views: 691

Re: French Bagatelle?

The case and top flash definitely look BMCo.
In Paul Braithwaites book there is a Bagatelle listed for BM Co. 1933.
by bryans fan
Sat Jul 03, 2021 1:48 pm
Forum: Discoveries
Topic: Look what I found
Replies: 6
Views: 2968

Re: Look what I found

Sadly these wonderful early machines seem to have fallen out of favour in recent times, and are not so highly regarded as they should be. This is due in part to people collecting what they remember from their childhood, and has been discussed before. You really need two people who are after one!
by bryans fan
Wed Jun 30, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Working Models & Automata
Replies: 47
Views: 31278

Re: Working Models & Automata

Thank you for sharing. It's going to be fabulous when finished. This is a real case of having to restore a machine, you don't have an option if you wish to save it. I am always interested on your opinions on machines as you have a different point of view as an operator, rather than my view as a coll...
by bryans fan
Wed Jun 30, 2021 3:05 pm
Forum: See it Operate!
Topic: Working Models & Automata
Replies: 47
Views: 31278

Re: Working Models & Automata

Yes, they're mine. There are automata specialists in the UK, Michael and Maria Start at the House of Automata who are experts in their field. I assume you're referring to the drumming bear or the magician featured on Salvage Hunters which they restored and turned out spectacularly. I passed the Ope...