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For sale: World Champ

Added: June 30th, 2020 Re-listed: 4 times (December 15th, 2020) Ended: January 8th, 2021
Condition: Used - shows wear, needs some work

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$ 1,500 (OBO)

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Item description

1957 Gottlieb "World Champ" for sale. This game is 100% complete mechanically, has been sitting in storage for a long time, and is a fairly rare and fun to play title from this era. Would make an excellent candidate for a complete restoration.

The cabinet is original and is structurally sound, with just the normal wear and scuffs. Inside of the cabinet and backbox are both very clean, with no rust.

The playfield is in good shape, shows a fair amount of wear in many areas, mostly around the inserts, and should clean up nicely. The inserts are all present and mostly level. Playfield pop bumper caps are all nice and original. The playfield plastics are bad, but reproductions are available, if desired.

The backglass is original and is in good shape, with only a few minor spots.

Score/instruction card will be included.

All woodrail games will come with a nice set of either metal or wooden legs of correct length, as appropriate.

Please see pictures for complete details, and PM me with any questions, etc.
NOTE: Please use the following email address for all questions/requests: [email address removed] . Thanks!

Payment methods accepted include: PayPal, Cashier's Check, Money Order, Cash. If picking the game up in person in Alameda, CA we will have someone to assist with loading, etc. If shipping, we prefer to use NAVL.

NOTE: This game comes from the collection of the non-profit Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) located in Alameda, CA, and is one of our duplicates of certain titles that we are selling in order to reduce our warehouse storage needs and to raise funds for the PPM. In addition to certain EM and Solid State titles from the 60's and 70's, we will also be listing for sale several Gottlieb woodrail titles from the 1950's over the course of the next several weeks.

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Oakland, CA, US


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