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Machine - For Sale
Partially shopped/refurbished - “Very presentable. Everything works. Missing lock on front door. Please ask any questions. Pick up in Imperial Beach. No stairs. Also willing to deliver within 50 miles.”
2024-01-20
San Diego, CA
1,500 (Firm)
Archived after: 30 days
Viewed: 467 times
Status: Sold for $ 1,500
Contributed to Pinside
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “For Sale: 1978 Gottlieb Close Encounters of the Third Kind. The game has been cleaned, new rubbers added, and Comet LEDs added. A new Xpin power supply was installed. The Ni-Wumpf ...”
2023-12-30
O'fallon, MO
1,500 (OBO)
Archived after: 5 days
Viewed: 197 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “Game plays great and needs nothing. Has niwumpf mpu for trouble free operation. Displays are nice and bright, playfield in really nice shape. Backglass does have some flaking ...”
2023-09-30
Schererville, IN
1,300 (OBO)
Archived after: 14 days
Viewed: 242 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “Machine plays with no issues. Previous homeowner had it serviced with in the last year and had a new CPU and Power Supply installed. Rubber was replaced at that time. Small transfo...”
2023-08-15
Whitehouse Station, NJ
1,200
Archived after: 32 days
Viewed: 919 times
Status: Not sold
Machine - For Sale
Fully shopped/refurbished - “Close Encounters in very good condition. All incandescent lights replaced with leds. Plastics in great shape. Roto-Target works perfect. Solenoid driver board replaced and edge ...”
2023-08-02
Ballwin, MO
1,800 (OBO)
Archived after: 10 days
Viewed: 201 times
Status: Not sold: Decided to keep game
Machine - For Sale
As is - “Close encounters project. Cosmetics suggest this is an ideal machine to restore. I believe a working mpu will get this game functioning. It currently will turn on, but a loud scre...”
2023-07-10
Bethlehem, PA
975 (OBO)
Archived after: 33 days
Viewed: 699 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “Solid game, plays well, everything works, new power supply and lithium battery holder, nice displays, game is clean all around. The playfield doesn’t have any wear spots but does...”
2023-05-04
Lancaster, PA
1,000 (Firm)
Archived after: 11 days
Viewed: 253 times
Status: Sold for $ 1,000
Contributed to Pinside
Machine - For Sale
Fully shopped/refurbished - “Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Gottlieb, 1978) Pinball Machine It’s been serviced and shopped. For a full list of what has been done, see below: -Brand New Power Supply ...”
2023-05-06
Lakeville, MN
1,750
Archived after: 3 days
Viewed: 152 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Partially restored (almost original) - “PRICE REDUCED@ Close Encounters in exceptional condition. The game's quality and condition speaks for itself THE GREAT: * FULLY WORKING with new power supply, new Ni-Wumpf CPU, ne...”
2023-03-15
Shrewsbury, MA
1,700 (Firm)
Archived after: 33 days
Viewed: 473 times
Status: Not sold: Decided to keep game
Machine - For Sale
As is - “Project Close Encounter was hoping to fix it up, but it's a bit out of my league. Game does not play. Only thing that happens when you turn the game on is the GI lights up. Will ne...”
2023-04-11
New Brighton, PA
500 (Firm)
Archived after: 3 days
Viewed: 475 times
Status: Sold (amount private)
Contributed to Pinside
Machine - For Sale
Fully shopped/refurbished - “Very Nice Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Solid State). Fun theme. Straight forward game play. Looks good and plays good.”
2023-03-04
Ballwin, MO
2,100 (OBO)
Archived after: 16 days
Viewed: 225 times
Status: Not sold: Decided to keep game
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “Very nice Close Encounters. All electronics fully functional with Nu-Wumpf MPU and new Rottendog Driver board and connectors. Playfield looks good with newer plastics, Comet LEDs...”
2022-08-08
Ballwin, MO
2,000 (OBO)
Archived after: 9 days
Viewed: 231 times
Status: Not sold: Decided to keep game
Machine - For Sale
As is - “I have this lot of parts for a possible Close Encounters of the Third Kind project. Included is the two heads, two playfields, and one cabinet. One playfield and one head/backg...”
2022-08-11
Rock Island, IL
350 (OBO)
Archived after: 6 days
Viewed: 590 times
Status: Sold for $ 350
Contributed to Pinside
Machine - For Sale
Functional - needs minor work - “Selling for a family member. Very clean looking machine. Has had some lights replaced. It was working great for years but was turned off for a year, and when we powered it back up...”
2022-07-19
Chelsea, MI
1,200 (OBO)
Archived after: 22 days
Viewed: 420 times
Status: Sold for $ 1,000
Contributed to Pinside
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear, needs some work - “This is a nice looking Gottlieb Close Encounters. It plays sometimes when it feels like it. at least one connector has a few broken pins. It shouldn't take much to get this game 10...”
2022-07-21
Charles Town, WV
700
Archived after: 0 days
Viewed: 89 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Trade
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “Looking to trade my Close Encounters. The machine works great with above average cosmetic condition. Feel free to ask questions. I’m not looking for anything in particular and am...”
2022-01-21
Forest Lake, MN
Trade
Archived after: 177 days
Viewed: 841 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Fully shopped/refurbished - “Nice System 1 Gottlieb, all new boards, new LED displays, game is clean and works great!”
2022-07-05
Alpine, CALIFORNIA
2,000 (OBO)
Archived after: 0 days
Viewed: 247 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “Nice Close encounters game, aftermarket board , extra plastics and rotary target. All displays working.”
2022-02-13
Blaine, WASHINGTON
1,000 (OBO)
Archived after: 9 days
Viewed: 319 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear, needs some work - “The cabinet is an 8 Playfield is an 8/9 Backglass is a 7 Sold as is. I tested the power supply, it is missing the two 5 volt at pins P1 and P2 on A2P2 and the 4 volts on Pin P6 on...”
2022-01-18
Bel Air, MD
500 (Firm)
Archived after: 4 days
Viewed: 409 times
Status: Not sold
Machine - For Sale
Fully shopped/refurbished - “Extremely nice Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Playfield is an easy 9/10 as well as the backglass with very minor wear. Cabinet has a couple scratches but otherwise also in gr...”
2021-11-18
St Charles, IL
1,500
Archived after: 18 days
Viewed: 301 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
As is - “complete machine less boards backglass and cabinet are in good shape I still have this along with about 20 other machines i will be listing pu today in nanuet ny about 1.5 hour...”
2021-07-31
New York, NY
600
Archived after: 40 days
Viewed: 765 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
As is - “Originally picked this up just for the playfield. Figured I'd hang it as some wall art, however, after seeing everything that came with it, I thought it might be better suited for ...”
2021-08-10
Lancaster, SC
325 (OBO)
Archived after: 14 days
Viewed: 1336 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
As is - “needs complete set of pcb, power supply, and some interconnections fairly nice above average condition coin door, body, backglass and field, definitly worth a new set of repro pcb ...”
2021-07-18
Reno, NV
700
Archived after: 0 days
Viewed: 30 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Partially shopped/refurbished - “Close encounters pinball solid state . Plays well has aftermarket board in it. Have extra plastics , spinner target , also a beautiful original playfield that was touched up an...”
2021-04-03
Blaine, WASHINGTON
2,000 (OBO)
Archived after: 69 days
Viewed: 788 times
Status: Not sold: Decided to keep game
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “Completely working Gottlieb Close Encounters Pinball machine. Setup and ready to play with easy loading, no steps. Very nice playfield no wear and previous owner applied Mylar over...”
2021-04-27
Broadway, VA
1,000
Archived after: 11 days
Viewed: 349 times
Status: Not sold
Machine - For Sale
Partially shopped/refurbished - “Has a very nice field with good side art overall. Power board replaced along with a Flippp MPU. Has new tempered glass, drop targets, posts throughout(except Siamese posts), LE...”
2020-11-17
Jenkintown, PA
1,200 (OBO)
Archived after: 41 days
Viewed: 287 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Partially shopped/refurbished - “Close Encounters of the Third Kind - Playfield has been shopped out and looks great however the machine does not work. Will only light up so sold as needing repairs. I am VERY GO...”
2020-12-07
Charles Town, WV
750 (OBO)
Archived after: 3 days
Viewed: 171 times
Status: Sold (amount unknown)
Contributed to Pinside
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “New p/s board & driver board. Bg, pf, and cabinet in good shape. Plays fast. Missing coin door & back box locks. Pickup only in Gilbertsville, PA.”
2020-10-01
Gilbertsville, PA
1,000 (OBO)
Archived after: 17 days
Viewed: 343 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Fully shopped/refurbished - “Close Encounters pinball is being restored now!! And its finally finished up after a lot of work and now for sale. We found Close Encounters up in Georgia and made a long road trip...”
2020-09-07
St. Augustine, FL
2,200 (OBO)
Archived after: 26 days
Viewed: 678 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “Really nice close encounters. solid state version. Works 100 percent with nice Playfield and cabinet. Also has very expensive pascal board.”
2020-08-05
West Bloomfield Township, MI
1,500 (Firm)
Archived after: 18 days
Viewed: 427 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Trade
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “Fully working, aftermarket board. Some leds. Extra- full set of playfield plastics and roto target. They are original new. Also have new playfield, not NOS, actual reproduct...”
2020-05-02
Blaine, WASHINGTON
Trade
Archived after: 44 days
Viewed: 289 times
Status: Not sold: Decided to keep game
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “Selling my working Close Encounters pinball with lots of extra parts. Playfield is in very good shape and plays smooth. Only problem it has is one of the targets on the spinner has...”
2020-06-05
Canby, MN
1,000
Archived after: 3 days
Viewed: 176 times
Status: Sold for $ 1,000
Contributed to Pinside
Machine - For Sale
Routed - fresh off route - “New cpu board rewired the edge connectors, not all but most! New overlay on playfield! Was in a home! Only on route one year. Great shape! 99% working credit display shows number ...”
2020-04-24
Napannee, Indiana, IN
1,500 (Firm)
Archived after: 7 days
Viewed: 171 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Fully shopped/refurbished - “This is a nice playing, clean example of this title with only minor untouched wear. It is turn key and ready for your gameroom. Game is at ground level for easy loading.”
2019-12-17
Sandusky, OH
1,199 (OBO)
Archived after: 112 days
Viewed: 351 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “For sale is my close encounters. It is in great condition, minimal playfield wear, all mechanicals including the rotating target 100% functional. Has a new power supply, but all ot...”
2020-02-11
Macungie, PA
900 (OBO)
Archived after: 12 days
Viewed: 405 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
As is - “Close Encounters of the Third Kind project. It is missing the mpu, so I can’t test the electronics. Game is in above average cosmetic shape. Playfield and Cabinet have minor wea...”
2019-12-18
Bethlehem, PA
725 (OBO)
Archived after: 10 days
Viewed: 305 times
Status: Sold for $ 650
Contributed to Pinside
Machine - For Trade
Fully shopped/refurbished - “Nice looking and playing example. Interested in trade +/- $ for a different pinball. Light projects/non-working are fine.”
2019-09-01
Sandusky, OH
Trade
Archived after: 107 days
Viewed: 700 times
Status: Not sold: Decided to keep game
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “Machine is in excellent overall condition . Playfield is dirty but looks like it's in fabtastic shape. Cabinet is excellent all around. Backglass shows no wear . Game may nee...”
2019-10-11
Nanuet, NY
895
Archived after: 22 days
Viewed: 229 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “Located in Summerville, SC 29485 (Charleston) Open to trades for other solid state and electro mechanical pins. Watch a video of this exact machine in action: https://youtu.be/f...”
2019-09-29
Summerville, SC
1,250
Archived after: 15 days
Viewed: 188 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Fully shopped/refurbished - “I have this Gottlieb Close Encounters that I am looking to part with. It is a VERY presentable game. You won’t have to do a thing to it. Fully shopped and 100% operational! Has L...”
2019-09-11
Aurora, IL
999 (OBO)
Archived after: 21 days
Viewed: 712 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Fully shopped/refurbished - “Gottlieb's Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Has Ni-Wumpf MPU, new legs and levelers, all new rubber, new LEDs, and a shiny new pinball. Everything is working as it should. Groun...”
2019-09-16
Lafayette, IN
999 (Firm)
Archived after: 2 days
Viewed: 181 times
Status: Sold (amount private)
Contributed to Pinside
Machine - For Sale
Used - shows wear but 100% working and clean - “Can bring to Allentown on Friday”
2018-04-26
Mount Laurel Township, NJ
950 (OBO)
Archived after: 460 days
Viewed: 347 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Fully shopped/refurbished - “Close Encounters - Fully shopped, worked when last setup, Pascal 3-1 board.”
2018-10-05
Corona, CA
1,400 (OBO)
Archived after: 280 days
Viewed: 187 times
Status: Not sold
Machine - For Trade
Fully restored (full original status) - “Very clean machine and all 100% working as it should. Beautiful back glass and playfield.”
2019-05-01
Medina, OH
Trade
Archived after: 65 days
Viewed: 298 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Partially shopped/refurbished - “Good working and actually recently put on location for a little better to test out the waters. New LEDs and Rubbers.”
2019-03-02
York, PA
1,200 (OBO)
Archived after: 116 days
Viewed: 310 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Fully shopped/refurbished - “Close Encounters of the third kind for sale $800 OBO. Located in Harrisburg Pa 17112 area. Game plays great and looks very nice for its age. Playfield was disassembled cleaned and...”
2019-05-05
Harrisburg, PA
800
Archived after: 11 days
Viewed: 239 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider
Machine - For Sale
Fully shopped/refurbished - “Hate to sell this, as it is a very nice example, but I'm looking for something different. Has Rottendog power supply board, a NiWumpf MPU, and all ground mods have been done. Cab...”
2019-03-28
Beckley, WV
1,200
Archived after: 42 days
Viewed: 256 times
Status: Didn't sell to Pinsider

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