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Looking for historical information on this Grand Lizard

By jho159

3 years ago


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#1 3 years ago

I recently acquired this Grand Lizard and I am wondering if anyone can help me with some info on it. It has a prototype serial number (with an x in it), the original Paul Faris BG, and cabinet artwork unlike any Grand Lizard that I have ever seen. Any info beyond what I can find via ipdb and google is appreciated.

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#2 3 years ago

That's cool. Love the cabinet art. If you want to put a price on it let me know.

#3 3 years ago

That cabinet artwork is way cooler than production! Very cool!

#4 3 years ago

Not looking to sell at this time, would like some historical info. I cannot find anything about the cabinet at all

#5 3 years ago

Fantastic find.

#7 3 years ago

Nice! Many in the community would be very grateful if you could scan those plastics! Congrats on an amazing pick up! I love that cab art!

#8 3 years ago

Thank you. I don’t have a scanner, though.....

#9 3 years ago

Neat find. Is it running a System 11 board set? I thought the whole point of ditching the proto backglass was the alphanumerics that came with System 11.

#10 3 years ago

It is running system 11 boards. I have the standard Grand Lizard BG too, and the openings for the displays are in different locations.

#11 3 years ago

I have a GL but never saw a proto like yours before. Perhaps post your query on the GL page on Pinside. A few if the members seem to know a lot about GL.

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/grand-lizard-club-mandrills-get-in-free

#12 3 years ago

Thanks, Cyrus. Just added a link to that thread.

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#13 2 years ago

I picked up a GL on sunday, and i was literally just wondering what the original plastic set would have looked like instead. Thank you!

#14 2 years ago
Quoted from Helixthree:

I picked up a GL on sunday, and i was literally just wondering what the original plastic set would have looked like instead. Thank you!

I now have this game sitting next to my other GL. The blue color on the plastics is so different from the blue on the production playfield.

I am considering going through all the channels to get these made at some time but if the color was adjusted it might look better. At some point and time I will put some proto plastics on production game and take pics.

#15 2 years ago

That’s a great find. You should share your pictures with IPDB.
There are a lot of differences!

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#16 2 years ago

RustyLizard I would love to purchase a set of the repro plastics. So glad you snagged the proto - you deserve it!

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