Tag Archives: Slot Machine

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Goo Goo Gum vendor, $24,000, Potter & Potter

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Goo Goo Gum vendor, $24,000, Potter & Potter

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A circa 1910 working Goo Goo Gum 1-cent vending machine, one of only a few known, sold for $24,000 at an auction held September 28th by Potter & Potter Auctions in Chicago, Ill. Also, a Field Manufacturing 1-cent Sunny Boy countertop gumball and slot […]

A Man and His Chips

A Man and His Chips

by Sheldon Smith According to my research, the Man Cave is essential to the survival of the male gender of Homo Sapiens. In other words, without it, we might become extinct! To say that there are many different versions of a Man Cave would be a huge understatement. According to Wikipedia, there are at least […]

What's Selling on eBay: July 2018

What's Selling on eBay: July 2018

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $24,080 (11 bids, 7 bidders): Wayne Visible Gallon Gas Pump 492 Antique. Wayne 492 10-gallon visible gas pump with Roman column. Original glass. Roman column and level indicators are in good condition. Both glass and pump lock are in pristine condition. (Photos courtesy of eBay seller jprinesho.) DBA: This […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Watling mid-‘30s 5-cent slot machine, $3,250, Holabird Western Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Watling mid-‘30s 5-cent slot machine, $3,250, Holabird Western Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A mid-1930s Watling three-reel 5-cent slot machine sold for $3,250 at an Americana, Railroad, Mining & More Auction held May 7-10 by Holabird Western Americana Collections in Reno, Nev. Also, an 1871 general and business directory for the residents of four counties in Nevada […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Western cowboy bronze by Saletta, $5,000, Holabird Western Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Western cowboy bronze by Saletta, $5,000, Holabird Western Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A bronze depiction of a cowboy on horseback by the California sculptor Betty Saletta sold for $5,000 at an auction held Jan. 20-21 by Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC in Reno, Nev. Also, a War Eagle 25-cent “one-armed bandit” slot machine from the 1930s […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 2-player Mermaid gun game, $317,200, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A one-cent Mermaid and Artillery two-player gun game sold for $317,200 at a Premier Coin-Op & Advertising Auction held May 14-15 by Morphy Auctions (based in Denver, Pa.) in Las Vegas, Nev. Also, an Automatic Target Machine Company pistol arcade game hammered for $195,200; […]

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 […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Mills double Dewey slot, $41,310, James D. Julia

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Mills double Dewey slot, $41,310, James D. Julia

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A massive and rare Mills double Dewey slot machine that allows players to wager both nickels and quarters on the same unit sold for $41,310 at an Antique Advertising, Toy & Doll Auction held June 19 by James D. Julia Auctioneers in Fairfield, Me. […]

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. […]

Larger & More Difficult Casino Items to Collect

Larger & More Difficult Casino Items to Collect

Larger & More Difficult Casino Items to Collect by Sheldon Smith If you remember the last time I wrote about casino collectibles, I said that I would address the larger and more difficult items to collect. I did not say you couldn’t find them — just that they were large and difficult to collect. Actually, […]