Tag Archives: Coin-Op

Morphy Auctions' Strikes Gold with Its Nearly $3.5 Million Mid-May Las Vegas Coin-Op Event!

This standing room only, 1,450 lot auction featured the finest assortment of antique arcade, vending, and gambling machines to come to auction in memory. Las Vegas, Nevada, May 31, 2016 – Everyone was a winner at Morphy’s recent Premier Coin-Op and Advertising sale!  This two-day event, held on May 14th-15th, 2016, featured a phenomenal collection […]

Fontaine's May 21 Auction Sees Record Results for Rare Antique Chinese Animated Clock

The clock was the top lot in a sale that grossed $2.5 million and had more than 4,300 online bidders. PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A rare antique Chinese animated triple fusee bracket clock roared past its pre-sale estimate of $500,000-$750,000 to sell for $1.27 million at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s cataloged antique and clock auction held May […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Fortune teller machine, $213,500, Morphy's

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A 1-cent Roovers Brothers Mlle. Zita fortune teller machine sold for $213,500 at a Coin-Op and Advertising Auction held Jan. 30-31 by Morphy Auctions in Las Vegas, Nev. Also, a 25-cent Mills Roulette floor model slot machine soared to $158,600; a 1-cent Roovers Puss […]

Lifetime Collections to be Sold by Showtime Auctions Services, Apr. 1-3

The three-day event will be held at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds in Ann Arbor, Michigan ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN….The lifetime country store and advertising collection of Tom and Mary Lou Slike, and the equally impressive coin-op collection of Deke and Joanie Richards, will co-headline a three-day auction slated for the weekend of April 1-3 by Showtime […]

Gavels 'N Paddles: Caille slot machine, $300,000, Morphy's

Gavels 'N Paddles: Caille slot machine, $300,000, Morphy's

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Caille Peerless 5-cent floor roulette slot machine sold for $300,000 at a Coin-Op & Advertising Auction held May 1-3 by Morphy Auctions (based in Denver, Pa.) in Las Vegas, Nev. It was a new world record for a slot machine sold at auction. […]

What's Selling on eBay: February 2015

What's Selling on eBay - February 2015

By Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,650 (37 bids): Big Red Kugel, Grape Shape. Very good condition, commensurate to age. No damage at all. Gilded metal natural patina. One bottom side lost mercury. DBA: The word kugel originally meant ball in German. The name today refers to a Christmas ornament. The early ones were made […]