Have you been there? Do you know if there are complete games? I'm three hours away and wondering if it is worth a trip.
Wondering where these bingos came from myself?
Wondering if they came from a stash I heard about in Idaho?
I will get some photos tomorrow & inquire. I'm taking my daughter up to sellwood tomorrow anyway for an appointment & have a couple of hours to kill. Looks like the hardware store is nearby.
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Closed Sept. 18 thru Oct. 4th
I was in Portland recently and stopped in to see the bingos. The haul is from Bremerton, not far from Seattle, apparently from an operator selling the remaining inventory of games he had moved from warehouse to warehouse through the years. The shop owner told me he originally had tried to sell mated heads and bodies, but gave that up when people started pestering him with questions such as "does it work?" He's now parting out the games and using the cabinets and glasses to create quirky furniture pieces. He didn't mention what he's doing with the electrical and mechanical guts of his games, but I'd guess most of it is being discarded. He's also selling playfields that are marked around $225. I saw a nice Sea Island backglass in a head that still had the magic screen unit. A Laguna Beach glass was nice and in a head that looked like it was empty. I've been in many architectural salvage yards, and this was the most orderly store I've seen.
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