Vintage Amusements ~ Sunday 18th November 2018

Preliminary list of items for sale - subject to change and further lots to add.
Note: this early list of items is not presented in lot number order.
288 lots catalogued so far for this auction



Mel Fruit One Arm Bandit
working on old penny play with keys

Coin Operated - One Arm Bandits    

Pace Comet One Arm Bandit
nice condition, with rotary escalator and double jackpot, working on US 5c, with key

Coin Operated - by Pace     Coin Operated - One Arm Bandits    

Genco Criss Cross Pintable
from 1934, for restoration

Coin Operated - Pintables non-electric    

Win A Penguin Allwin
on 1p play (easy to convert back to old penny), no payout mechanism, with keys

Coin Operated - Allwins    

Beromat 'B' Wall Mounted One Arm Bandit

Coin Operated - One Arm Bandits    

Bell Fruit Cascade
on 1p play with key

Coin Operated - Wall Machines    

Oliver Whales Each Way Allwin
in nice original untouched condition, working on old penny play, paying 2-4-6, with locks and keys

Coin Operated - Allwins     Coin Operated - by Oliver Whales    

Very Rare Bontems Double Bird & 2 Chicks in Nest Penny Operated Singing Birds Automaton
C.1900. This is the rarest and most desirable of all the singing bird automata and one of only 3 known coin operated examples. Restored by a leading specialist in Belguim in 2012. Likely the only chance you'll ever have to acquire this model.

Other - Automata & Animations    

The Great Famous Gipsy Harriet Lee - Large Illuminated Sign
cut out perspex letters and front on aluminium lightbox, working
Size approx: 81 inches (205.7 cm) Wide  by 15.5 inches (39.4 cm) High  by 3 inches (7.6 cm) Deep

Advertising & Shop - Illuminated Signs     Fairground - Other    

Rotary Merchandiser

Size approx: 31 inches (78.7 cm) Wide  by 45 inches (114.3 cm) High  by 31 inches (78.7 cm) Deep

Coin Operated - Large Arcade Machines    

Rotary Merchandiser

Size approx: 31 inches (78.7 cm) Wide  by 45 inches (114.3 cm) High  by 31 inches (78.7 cm) Deep

Coin Operated - Large Arcade Machines    

Chicago Club House Trade Stimulator
in lovely condition, working on US 5c, with original cast back door, with keys

Coin Operated - Trade Stimulators    

Jennings Governor One Arm Bandit
in very nice condition, with keys

Coin Operated - by Jennings     Coin Operated - One Arm Bandits    

Mills Puritan Bell Trade Stimulator
very nice example, with all original cast back doors, locks and keys, working on US 5c play

Coin Operated - by Mills     Coin Operated - Trade Stimulators    

Pace Comet One Arm Bandit
with double jackpot, working on US 25c play, with keys

Coin Operated - by Pace     Coin Operated - One Arm Bandits    

Bryans Rippler
working on old penny play with key

Coin Operated - by Bryans    

Jennings Peacock One Arm Bandit
working on old penny play, with the correct cast back doors, with keys

Coin Operated - by Jennings     Coin Operated - One Arm Bandits    

Brenner Fun Ball Past The Arrow Allwin
in superb restored condition, fully working on old penny play with key. The large chrome arrow changes place with each play, the objective being to get the ball past the arrow to win
Size approx: 21.5 inches (54.6 cm) Wide  by 28.5 inches (72.4 cm) High

Coin Operated - Allwins    

Bradleys Challenger
1930s machine in lovely condition including cashbox and correct cast cashbox door (both often missing) working order with three keys
Size approx: 23.5 inches (59.7 cm) Wide  by 36 inches (91.4 cm) High

Coin Operated - Wall Machines    

Strike 'Em - Large 10 Cup Allwin
bell rings if top score achieved (battery required). On 1D play, with 2 keys, in superb original condition
Size approx: 22 inches (55.9 cm) Wide  by 35 inches (88.9 cm) High  by 6 inches (15.2 cm) Deep

Coin Operated - Allwins    

Sega Diamond 3 Star One Arm Bandit
working order on 6d play

Coin Operated - by Sega     Coin Operated - One Arm Bandits    

Sega Bell Hi-Top One Arm Bandit
on 6d play, for restoration

Coin Operated - by Sega     Coin Operated - One Arm Bandits    

Corgi Carter's Steam Fair Limited Edition Model Set
model 16501, Scammel with Box Trailer & Living Van. Brand new condition in original box / wrappings

Fairground - Toys & Models     Toys - Corgi    

Gipsy Fortune Teller Machine
by Oliver Whales, fully working on old penny with key

Coin Operated - by Oliver Whales     Coin Operated - Fortune Tellers    

Fairground Shooting Gallery Sign: Please Shoot At Separate Targets

Size approx: 22 inches (55.9 cm) Wide  by 13 inches (33 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Fairground Shooting Gallery Sign: Cut Lines Count Lowest Score

Size approx: 22 inches (55.9 cm) Wide  by 13 inches (33 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Fairground Shooting Gallery Sign: Attendant's Decision Is Final

Size approx: 22 inches (55.9 cm) Wide  by 13 inches (33 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

Fairground Shooting Gallery Sign: Wilful Damage Must Be Paid For

Size approx: 22 inches (55.9 cm) Wide  by 13 inches (33 cm) High

Fairground - Artwork (small)    

B.M.Co. Allwin
fully restored, working currently on 2p play, but easy to convert back to old penny by removing the sleeve inside the coin payout tube. With keys
Size approx: 18 inches (45.7 cm) Wide  by 22.5 inches (57.2 cm) High

Coin Operated - Allwins     Coin Operated - by B.M.Co.    

Hawtins Art Deco Allwin
in original unrestored condition, working on old penny play, with curved metal cashbox door (usually missing)
Size approx: 19 inches (48.3 cm) Wide  by 27.5 inches (69.9 cm) High

Coin Operated - Allwins    

Fortune Teller Machine
charming small machine in an all cast metal case including cast back door. Working on old penny play, needs slight attention - the top flash / coin entry is loose and door requires a lock
Size approx: 13.5 inches (34.3 cm) Wide  by 20.5 inches (52.1 cm) High  by 4 inches (10.2 cm) Deep

Coin Operated - Fortune Tellers    

Essex Auto Co. Corn Exchange Wall Machine
in lovely condition, working on old penny play with keys
Size approx: 19 inches (48.3 cm) Wide  by 30 inches (76.2 cm) High

Coin Operated - Wall Machines    

Rare Heureka Allwin with Electric Shock
delightful early small 5 ball reserve game, working on old penny play
Size approx: 18 inches (45.7 cm) Wide  by 26.5 inches (67.3 cm) High

Coin Operated - Allwins     Coin Operated - Electric Shockers    

Your Fortune By Cards Machine
mirror front with male / female penny slots on old penny play with key
Size approx: 19 inches (48.3 cm) Wide  by 24 inches (61 cm) High

Coin Operated - Fortune Tellers    

Black Cat Dip Vending Machine

Coin Operated - Vending Machines    

Sealed Bag of 1200 Mint Condition Old Pennies

Coin Operated - Coins & Tokens    

Late Victorian Cast Iron Stand

Coin Operated - Machine Stands    

Late Victorian Cast Iron Stand

Coin Operated - Machine Stands    

Carved & Painted Fairground Panel with Brilliant Cut Mirrors

Fairground - Carvings    

Original London Transport Tube Enamel Sign

Advertising & Shop - Enamel Signs     Other - Railwayana    

Original Ladbroke Grove Tube Station Enamel Sign

Advertising & Shop - Enamel Signs     Other - Railwayana    

Bell Fruit Cascade
excellent condition, working on 1p play with keys

Coin Operated - Wall Machines    

Bryans Fruitbowl
excellent condition, working on 1p play with keys

Coin Operated - by Bryans     Coin Operated - Wall Machines    

Bryans Bullion
excellent condition, working on 1p play with keys

Coin Operated - by Bryans     Coin Operated - Wall Machines    

Hoopla Panel
with original 1930's artwork

Fairground - Artwork (large)    





Can Can Girl Automaton
used to travel with the wonderful 89 key Marenghi/Gavioli fairground organ previously owned by Malcolm Reeder. Life size, works off of 240v, lifts her skirt and moves her head back and forth, real attention grabber!

Fairground - Organs     Other - Automata & Animations    

Wurlitzer Jukebox Wall Box model 3031
Complete and in excellent original condition, with coin mechanism, original cash box, original lock and key.

Jukeboxes - by Wurlitzer     Jukeboxes - Wallboxes    

Groetchen Champion Trade Stimulator
1940, fruit symbols with working token payout on the side. Complete and working on US nickel, 5 cents. Has special award coins on front when jackpot hit. Original back door has last coin played window and coin dump knob. 8 tokens included.

Coin Operated - Trade Stimulators    

Exhibit Supply Co. Photoscope Counter-top Viewer
1920s peep show machine, reel has a mix of glamor and nudes. Complete and working on US cent or UK sixpence. Has wind up key, with original cash box and lock (no key). Missing front frosted glass.

Coin Operated - by Exhibit Supply Co.     Coin Operated - Viewers    

1937 Bally Sum Fun
very unusual machine with coin symbols on the reel strips, made by the famous Bally pinball company. Complete and working on US cent or UK sixpence, last coin played shown on side window. Back door is a replacement, but fits well, with new lock with two keys.

Coin Operated - Trade Stimulators