What's the most expensive used pinball machine sold in 2018? Well according to PinballPrices.com database of more than 1,200 verified sales including eBay and numerous other online auctions, it’s…. well let’s count them down:
10. Twilight Zone $10,000
9. Monster Bash $10,160
8. The Addams Family $10,975
7. Play Ball (1935) $12,160
6. Indiana Jones $13,999
5. Tron: Legacy $14,500
4. Indiana Jones $15,125
3. Mermaid (1951) $16,000
2. Army vs. Navy (1935) $16,640
And the highest price goes to….
1. All Stars (1935) $21,760
Wow, 1935 was quite the year for pinballs! And to think, those pinball machines did not even have flippers! All the details on each sale, including links to the actual sale site, can be found on PinballPrices.com And remember, these are used pinballs so it doesn’t include the outrageous prices that Supreme by Stern commanded this year.
Honorable mention goes to three Data East (1989) Playboy 35th Anniversary machines, 2 of which sold for $8,000 each and one for $10,000! How does a machine that normally averages about $2,300 sell for that much? Well all three were in Hugh Hefner’s private collection and sold recently at a California auction.