Tag: coin-op

Stanton’s Year-End Music Machine Auction Generates Strong Results

Stanton’s Year-End Music Machine Auction Generates Strong Results

AFTER COLLECTING, GATHERING, moving, cataloging and assembling estates and collections from across the United States Stanton’s 3-day auction of automatic music machines was conducted on […]

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Chein Hercules stamped, heavy gauge steel Mack coal truck, 19½ inches long. Est. $200-$400.

Morphy’s Las Vegas auction set for August 1-2

LAS VEGAS – There’s plenty to attract fun-seekers to that glittering vacation oasis Las Vegas – casinos, shows, theme hotels, and now that Morphy’s has […]

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Orchestral “K” nickelodeon, with excellent panels of stained and leaded glass ($33,000).

Stanton’s Music Machine Auction Nov. 20-22, 2014 Results

CHARLOTTE, MI – A Mills Violano Virtuoso soared to $34,100 and a Cremona Orchestral “K” nickelodeon went for $33,000 at a fall auction of antique […]

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5 Cent Superior horse race confection vendor slot machine, circa 1935. Estimate $30,000-$35,000.

Morphy’s May 1-3 Las Vegas auction of coin-op, advertising and arcade machines

LAS VEGAS – Featuring some of the most highly sought-after antique coin-operated machines in existence, the 1,500-lot-strong Coin-op, Advertising and Arcade Auction being held at […]

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Alcazar Cigar charger
depicting ‘America’s Winningest Horse,’ manufactured by Louis Kindler Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Est. $6,000-$12,000.

Morphy’s Aug. 22-24 Coin-op & Advertising Auction

DENVER, Pa. – “This is our strongest sale so far this year,” remarked Dan Morphy, founder and president of Morphy Auctions, summarizing the 2,165 lots […]

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LEFT: Mills Novelty Company antique coin-op The Muscle Developer, a test-of-strength machine ($15,930). RIGHT: Mills Novelty Company antique coin-op Violano-Virtuoso, housed in a large mahogany case ($15,930).

Pair of Mills Coin-Ops Each Bring $15,930 at Fontaine’s

PITTSFIELD, MA – A pair of antique Mills Novelty Company coin-operated machines – a Violano-Virtuoso and a Perfect Muscle Developer – shared top lot honors […]

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Soapine reverse-on-glass sign, 35 x 29in, est. $8,000-$12,000.

Antique advertising and coin-ops at Morphy’s Dec. 6-7 auction

DENVER, Pa. – It pays to advertise, but as auction prices have shown over the past few years, it also pays to collect advertising. A […]

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Bally “Speed Queen” coin-operated
speedboat kiddie ride circa 1953.

Victorian Casino Antiques Fall 2013 Auction Highlights

LAS VEGAS – Featuring 1,700 lots of rare and unique collectibles, Victorian Casino Antiques (VCA) hosted another fast-paced, fun-filled live auction Oct. 11-13, seeing bidders […]

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Stollwerck and Chiclets vending machine designed to dispense both chocolate candy and chewing gum; porcelain with wood back, $28,200.

Antique vending machine hits the sweet spot in Morphy’s Aug. 10-11 advertising sale

DENVER, Pa. – An all-original antique vending machine that dispensed both Stollwerck Chocolate and Chiclets chewing gum topped the 1,100-lot lineup at Morphy Auctions’ Aug. […]

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Showtime to sell Robert and Harriet Potter Collection Oct. 5-7

Showtime to sell Robert and Harriet Potter Collection Oct. 5-7

ANN ARBOR, MI — The lifetime collection of Robert and Harriet Potter – a vast accumulation of fire fighting memorabilia and other items, spanning 50-plus […]

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Top lot of the sale: Caille double
upright slot machine, $114,000.

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 […]

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British late 19th century Queen Havana Cigars tin sign, lithographer Hope Co. Ltd. Philadelphia, est. $600-$1,200.

Morphy Auctions Advertising, coin ops and Fritsch mechanical music collection Aug. 10-11

DENVER, Pa. – The festive sounds of turn-of-the-century music boxes and coin-op machines will ring through Morphy Auctions’ gallery Aug. 10 and 11 as the […]

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Victorian Casino Antiques Winter Auction

Record Attendance and 1,125 Sales Highlight Victorian Casino Antiques January Auction

WHETHER IT WAS $25 for a novice collector’s very first collectible or tens of thousands of dollars for any number of rare and highly prized […]

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Caille double upright slot machine combing 5-cent Eclipse and 25-cent Centaur, est. $80,000-$120,000.

Morphy’s March 17 Coin-Op Sale Features Zygmunt Collection

DENVER, Pa. – Morphy Auctions’ March 17, 2012 auction of antique slot, coin-op, gambling and mechanical music machines will offer collectors their choice of more […]

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Part of a selection of Lehmann and Martin tin windups.

Julia’s Double-Header Fall Auction Nov. 30

FAIRFIELD, MAINE, November 30, 2011. Over the past 40 years, James D. Julia Auctioneers have established themselves as one of the leading auction houses the […]

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