○ Some Flipperless just came up on CL / E-bay ○

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○ Some Flipperless just came up on CL / E-bay ○


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    #551 18 days ago

    1947 P&S Tom Tom. This one has been on my short list forever but I won't be able to get up there to get it. At least for awhile. I'd like to see it get saved though as it's such a rare and cool game. More arcade than pinball but it is flipperless and has a plunger.
    appleton.craigslist.org link

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    #552 17 days ago
    Quoted from AlexF:

    1947 P&S Tom Tom. This one has been on my short list forever but I won't be able to get up there to get it. At least for awhile. I'd like to see it get saved though as it's such a rare and cool game. More arcade than pinball but it is flipperless and has a plunger.
    appleton.craigslist.org link

    Alex!

    I've never even heard of this title before. I can't even figure out what in the world it is! ...besides more of everything I want:

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    It's in your home state, Alex. With this being so high on your wishlist (and who knows when/if you're ever gonna see one again), I really hope you nab it. Please, at least contact the seller if you've not already. Maybe he'd be willing to hang onto it for a bit if you paypal him a deposit to let him know you're serious. It's worked for me before.

    *begging*
    -Ryan

    #554 17 days ago
    Quoted from RyanClaytor:

    Alex!
    I've never even heard of this title before. I can't even figure out what in the world it is! ...besides more of everything I want:

    It's in your home state, Alex. With this being so high on your wishlist (and who knows when/if you're ever gonna see one again), I really hope you nab it. Please, at least contact the seller if you've not already. Maybe he'd be willing to hang onto it for a bit if you paypal him a deposit to let him know you're serious. It's worked for me before.
    *begging*
    -Ryan

    Tom Taylor has one and I've played it a few times and really loved it. It's sort of like a mini-skee ball with a rotating barrel. I'm not sure how long the gameplay would hold up but it sure isn't lacking in charm.

    Ugh peer pressure. I've been mulling it over. Half thinking I need to make a move and half hoping somebody else grabs it. I like to let destiny play a role sometimes. If it's still lingering for some crazy reason in another week it may be meant for me. It can't be a priority for me before then so that's how it's going to be anyway. If someone else gets it, it's ok. As long as they don't make furniture out of it. I've had some previous grails come and go and the world is still turning. It does need some work but looks to be mostly there and worth the trouble I think.

    Hey Ryan you've never been afraid of a road trip.

    #555 17 days ago

    '39 Exhibit 'Chief' on Craigslist. stlouis.craigslist.org link

    #556 16 days ago

    "1940 Genco wood real pinball $250" - 'Four Roses'

    fortcollins.craigslist.org link

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    #557 15 days ago
    Quoted from Pecos:

    "1940 Genco wood real pinball $250" - 'Four Roses'
    fortcollins.craigslist.org link

    Gorgeous machine!

    #558 14 days ago
    Quoted from Pecos:

    "1940 Genco wood real pinball $250" - 'Four Roses'

    Quoted from jrpinball:

    Gorgeous machine!

    Amen!

    - --- ----- --- -

    And another sweet pick-up for someone here with a FUNCTIONAL:

    1946 Bally "Surf Queen" for $175 Buy-it-now

    ebay.com link » 1946 Bally Pinball Machine Surf Queens Works Nice Restoration Project

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    #559 13 days ago

    A 1932 Bally "Ballyhoo" near Minneapolis complete with stand for $750:

    minneapolis.craigslist.org link

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    #560 13 days ago

    ...and a 1933 Bally Pennant on eBay with a starting bid of $699:

    ebay.com link » 1933 Bally The Pennant Mechanical Pinball Machine Super Rare In Amazing Shape

    Playfield is bonkers...outside of a minor ball trail, SO NICE!

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    #561 13 days ago

    Ooh the stand on ballyhoo.....

    #562 12 days ago

    Remember this 1935 Mills "Ten Grand" from back on post #251?

    Quoted from RyanClaytor:

    1935 Mills "Ten Grand"
    ebay.com link » Like
    What an odd machine with that giant coin-holder (payout unit?) right in front of the player. In a change of pace, the pictures in this ad are the exact images listed on IPDB. o_O

    Well, I barely did. Anyhow, looks like it's STILL for sale, 4 months later:

    ebay.com link » Gaming Pinball Machine Ten Grand 1935 Mills Novelty Company

    And just for posterity sake, it's got a starting bid of $1299 and located in Wooster, Ohio.

    #563 12 days ago

    In the past year, I've seen 2 or 3 examples, including the one in post #560 above, of Bally's The Pennant. In the 30 previous years, I remember only a dozen or so, even though the game was mass produced. I sold mine (pictured here) years ago. It's a simple game. . .really nothing unique. Nevertheless, collectors seem to like the goal post diverter, the football theme and the playfield graphics.

    Personally, I would rather dedicate that spot in my line-up to a more interesting prewar game. Rockola's Jigsaw was released the same year (1933) as Bally's The Pennant. There's no comparison in terms of ingenuity. The former is a Monet and the latter is finger-paint.

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    #564 11 days ago
    Quoted from RyanClaytor:

    ebay.com link » Gaming Pinball Machine Ten Grand 1935 Mills Novelty Company

    And just for posterity sake, it's got a starting bid of $1299 and located in Wooster, Ohio.

    That link opened a Cannon Fire Jr for sale and I just had to check out the video of it. Such a cool concept!

    #565 11 days ago

    "Nice 2 axle pull trailer that lifts up to be the worlds tallest pinball machine game!"

    ...which happens to be flipperless.

    columbusga.craigslist.org link

    Images are not from ad, but from a quick google search:

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    #566 11 days ago
    Quoted from RyanClaytor:

    "Nice 2 axle pull trailer that lifts up to be the worlds tallest pinball machine game!"
    ...which happens to be flipperless.
    columbusga.craigslist.org link
    Images are not from ad, but from a quick google search:

    That's one helluva playfield angle!

    #567 11 days ago
    Quoted from RyanClaytor:

    "Nice 2 axle pull trailer that lifts up to be the worlds tallest pinball machine game!"
    ...which happens to be flipperless.
    columbusga.craigslist.org link
    Images are not from ad, but from a quick google search:

    Creates a whole new reaction to an airball. . .everyone duck.

    #568 11 days ago

    We need that at TPF @KIM_IN_TEXAS @ed_in_texas
    columbusga.craigslist.org link

    #569 10 days ago
    Quoted from way2wyrd:

    We need that at TPF @edintexas

    Says there's about six of them in existence. One of them has got to be near Texas (everything bigger and all).

    #570 9 days ago

    Vic Camp posted this on the other thread. I thought I'd put it here too.
    newyork.craigslist.org link

    #571 7 days ago

    1936 Bally "Bumper" for $600 in Cincinnati, OH:

    https://pinside.com/pinball/market/classifieds/ad/61843

    #572 7 days ago

    Bingo, Planet Ball $925
    "Nice original grafic.
    1932 1 cent 5 balls....
    ......VERY RARE......."

    inlandempire.craigslist.org link

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    #573 6 days ago
    Quoted from Pecos:

    Bingo, Planet Ball $925
    "Nice original grafic.
    1932 1 cent 5 balls....
    ......VERY RARE......."
    inlandempire.craigslist.org link

    Need more pics on this one. Im close enough to purchase. But price seems a little high.

    #574 6 days ago
    Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

    Need more pics on this one. Im close enough to purchase. But price seems a little high.

    I'd say!

    #575 4 days ago

    $85 BIN Jiggers. Dang needs a little love but for under $100 how can you go wrong. Lists a shipping price but looks like pickup only in Alexandria, VA.

    ebay.com link » Vintage Jiggers Pin Ball Machine Local Pickup

    #576 4 days ago
    Quoted from AlexF:

    $85 BIN Jiggers.

    Id pay 100 for the stand alone. great deal

    #577 4 days ago

    Jeff is correct, the stand is worth more than the asking price .

    #578 4 days ago

    Just inquired about this ad in Seattle:

    seattle.craigslist.org link

    ...and received this from the seller:

    "Yes, the pinball is 1930's machine called "Lightning" made by Exhibit Supply, Chicago. It has no flippers or back board, kind of flat. It uses old original marbles instead of steel balls and when it drops into the Lightning hole, a solenoid kicks the ball out and you score more points,etc. Yopu may be able to google it and see what it looks like, it is in excellent condition. I'm thinking maybe $300 on it."

    I'm guessing it might be this:

    http://www.ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=5608&picno=59392

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    #579 3 days ago

    I have a lightning. It is a fun game. If you get a ball in the center 1000 hole, when a ball is dropped into the top "Lightning" hole, it kicks the 1000 ball into the 2000 slot. Second time you do that, the ball rolls around the 2000 slot into the 3000 slot. If you get the ball in the hole below the "Lightning" hole, it gives you back the out balls to play again. Well worth $300.

    #580 2 days ago

    193(X???) Bally "Rambler"

    Currently for auction on eBay at $117.50 with a day an a half remaining, located in Concord, NC:

    ebay.com link » Bally Pinball Machine Rambler 1 Cent Coin Operated Table Top 1930s

    The example listed on eBay bares no resemblance to the 1936 Bally "Rambler" listed on IPDB:

    http://www.ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=1914&picno=67952&zoom=1

    IPDB Jay has been concacted. In case Jay is unable to secure permissions for the photos from eBay, here they are for posterity:

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    #581 2 days ago
    Quoted from RyanClaytor:

    193(X???) Bally "Rambler"
    Currently for auction on eBay at $117.50 with a day an a half remaining, located in Concord, NC:
    ebay.com link » Bally Pinball Machine Rambler 1 Cent Coin Operated Table Top 1930s
    The example listed on eBay bares no resemblance to the 1936 Bally "Rambler" listed on IPDB:
    http://www.ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=1914&picno=67952&zoom=1
    IPDB Jay has been concacted. In case Jay is unable to secure permissions for the photos from eBay, here they are for posterity:

    Wrong Rambler. This is it. http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=6041

    #582 2 days ago

    So it is! I guess I should have read some of those pesky words on the 1936 entry and I would have gained that knowledge outside of a public forum. Ha-ha! *sigh* Regardless, thanks for the education, Dennis!

    #583 1 day ago

    I have a great looking Rambler. I will have it at Free Play Florida this year. This one has seen better days.

    #584 16 hours ago

    A Beautiful 1938 Daval "Odd Ball" for $500 in Northern California:

    sfbay.craigslist.org link

    In my memory, this is the first example of a Daval-manufactured pingame on this thread. There's also a ton of nicely shot photographs, including one of the serial number (which I submitted to the IPSND - http://www.ipsnd.net/view.aspx?id=1691 ). Jay has also been contacted in an attempt to add some of these to the database:

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    #585 16 hours ago
    Quoted from RyanClaytor:

    A Beautiful 1938 Daval "Odd Ball" for $500 in Northern California:
    sfbay.craigslist.org link
    In my memory, this is the first example of a Daval-manufactured pingame on this thread. There's also a ton of nicely shot photographs, including one of the serial number (which I submitted to the IPSND - http://www.ipsnd.net/view.aspx?id=1691 ). Jay has also been contacted in an attempt to add some of these to the database:

    Nice looking game. Great photos.

    #586 16 hours ago
    Quoted from RyanClaytor:

    193(X???) Bally "Rambler"

    Currently for auction on eBay at $117.50

    Update:

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    Sold for $255.

    Just out of curiosity; did anyone here nab it?

    #587 14 hours ago

    A 1937 Stoner "Ricochet" for the low-low price of...

    ...

    ...wait for it...

    ...

    ...$3,999.99.

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    Regardless, here's the ad...

    ebay.com link » Rare Antique 1937 Pre War Pre Bumper Ricochet Stoner Pinball Machine

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    ...and the pix:

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    #588 13 hours ago
    Quoted from RyanClaytor:

    A 1937 Stoner "Ricochet" for the low-low price of...
    ...
    ...wait for it...
    ...
    ...$3,999.99.

    Regardless, here's the ad...
    ebay.com link » Rare Antique 1937 Pre War Pre Bumper Ricochet Stoner Pinball Machine

    ...and the pix:

    The eBay listing is both for a Stoner and by a stoner, evidently.

    #589 13 hours ago

    Looks really cool. Not $4k cool, but cool nonetheless.

    #590 13 hours ago

    Interesting that the under-playfield has been rewired, but the transformer looks like it has no input, and wiring is suspect beside it.

    Beautiful game - looks like someone didn't wind the bottom spring properly on reinstall. Good way to break the little welds on it.

    Small amount of work and a beautiful game will be had by someone (hopefully not for $4k!!!)

    I will say that I am extremely impressed by the game over indicator on the backflash. I want to know how this game functions. I'm in a bit of a horse race mode right now.

    #591 10 hours ago
    Quoted from bingopodcast:

    Interesting that the under-playfield has been rewired, but the transformer looks like it has no input, and wiring is suspect beside it.

    That appears to be the identical power supply that my '37 Arlington has. Pre war selenium rectifiers were toast, as I suspect is the case with this machine. It's a 12volt system. Easy and cheap enough to re power.

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