Collectors Seeking Rare Antique Gambling Machines Hit the Jackpot at Morphy’s $5M Coin-Op & Advertising Sale Featuring Mel Getlan Collection, Oct. 29-31

DENVER, PA – Morphy’s high-stakes Oct. 29-31 auction of antique coin-op machines and early advertising tallied a whopping $5 million, with the only known example of a Caille Triple Centaur Jackpot musical upright slot machine leading the sale’s three-day results at a heady $240,000.

Weeks before the live gallery auction took place, the smart money was already stacked on the table in the form of absentee bids and sign-ups to bid by phone or online through Morphy Live. “This auction included outstanding examples of some of the most elusive coin-operated machines known, many of them coming from the Mel Getlan collection.


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