Auctions, Coin-Ops — October 1, 2016 at 12:00 am

Morphy’s $3.5 Million Coin-Op Auction

1¢ Artillery Duel Two Player Gun Game, $317,200.
1¢ Artillery Duel Two Player Gun Game, $317,200.

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 of antique machines, many from private collections from across the United States and Canada. At the final spin of the wheel, 12 lots hit $25-49K; 2 lots hit $50-99K; 5 lots hit $100-299K; and one lot hit the motherlode at over $300K!

All prices reported include Morphy’s 22% buyer’s premium.

Bidders were clearly in a playful mood when it came to this auction’s world class selection of antique arcade machines. Lady Luck made her appearance in lot #262, an incredibly rare, two player Mermaid gun game in excellent condition. This machine returns the coin to the first player who knocks down all of his opponent’s riflemen. This big fish reeled in $317,200.

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