Or am I unrealistic ?
Opinions aside, yeah 3k won't happen from a collector unless its a project missing parts. Off craigslist? Anything is possible, but no telling if you will ever see one at that price let alone be first in line to buy it.
List amount of time I owned any machine. It is beautiful. It has neat toys. It has no substance. Would be good in a large collection where it doesn't see much play, but under 20 machines and I would get other things.
i had champion pub for 15 years or so - it's a great game in a large collection - you can't beat collecting the spit, jumping the rope, it was just well put together for boxing theme.
i sold it a few months ago and miss it - will grab another one someday - you have to have at least 5 other games because you can't play it everyday or you will get sick of it
just my opinion
To me, all machines get repetitive. When they do, I take a step back for a while. When I go back to them it seems like they are all interesting again. I have not even played one game of pinball all summer. Even if I got bored with a game in the spring, I will get back into it in the fall.
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