Auctions, Coin-Ops — August 1, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Morphy’s March 17 Zygmunt Coin-Op Collection $942,000

DENVER, PA. – An overflow crowd gathered at Morphy Auctions’ gallery on March 17, 2012 to bid on selections from the late Frank Zygmunt Sr.’s personal collection of antique slot, coin-op, gambling and mechanical music machines. The 415-lot auction, which also included early Coca-Cola items and other types of antique advertising, grossed $942,000 (all prices quoted inclusive of 20% buyer’s premium).

Zygmunt, a Chicago-area dealer and collector who founded the antique slot machine and jukebox business known as Zygmunt & Associates 25 years ago, was a prominent figure in coin-op circles.

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