Penny in the Slot Automata and the Working Model

Penny in the Slot Automata and the Working Model

This is the first comprehensive guide to those ingenious amusements which have delighted visitors to the seaside, fairground, or exhibition for over a century.

Author: Darren A. Hesketh

Publisher: Robert Hale Limited

ISBN: 0709074085

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 224

View: 329

This is the first comprehensive guide to those ingenious amusements which have delighted visitors to the seaside, fairground, or exhibition for over a century. The book features many of the unusual coin-operated models and tableaux built to entertain the public from the 1860s to the 1970s. The models are based on a variety of themes including haunted houses, drunkard scenes, executions, laughing clowns, sailors, puppet-shows, and miniature locomotives. There are also chapters devoted to American machines (such as fortune-tellers and vendors) and mechanical music—the precursor to the modern jukebox. With over 200 color illustrations, including many of the rarest surviving examples, plus a price guide, this unique book will be a comprehensive source of reference for automata and working-model enthusiasts and collectors.
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles

Miller s Collectables Handbook Price Guide 2016 2017

Miller s Collectables Handbook   Price Guide 2016 2017

15 QUICK REFERENCE - ARCADE MACHINES O Arcade machines and 'penny
slots' (so named as they were prize from a pile within a given time. ... 'moving'
images such as a Kinetoscope, and Many newly-found machines are also in poor
condition, figural automata such as sailors. ... Ltd., the repainted wooded cabinet
with panel reading "Working Model', the interior with original safeCracking
burglas, ...

Author: Judith Miller

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781784722494

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 432

View: 265

Miller's Collectables Handbook & Price Guide 2016-2017 is the up-to-date guide to the collectables market no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without. Featuring more than 4,000 objects in full colour, each with a detailed description and current price range, the book also offers what those in the know look for - how to spot that rare example that may be worth twenty times more than another piece. Meanwhile, in-depth Closer Look features explain what to look for when appraising everything from 20th century glass to costume jewellery. Every image is changed for every edition to keep the book up-to-date with collecting and buying trends. Miller's Collectables Handbook & Price Guide 2016-2017 is the only full-colour, fully-illustrated collectables price guide in the world. Comprehensive sections cover advertising, books, ceramics, glass, metalware, pens and writing equipment, plastics and Bakelite, posters, rock and pop, sporting memorabilia, teddy bears, toys and games and vintage fashion. This year, special sections focus on Goss & Crested china, affordable jewellery, Hornsea ceramics and Szeiler figurines. In-depth features explain why one piece is worth more than another, show how to value an item and teach you to be your own expert - this book is the essential eBay companion! Biographies of designers and factories give the background information you need to help date and value objects.
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles

The Shell Weekend Guide to London and the South East

The Shell Weekend Guide to London and the South East

A serious investigation of the world of automata containing a historical essay . ...
to the tombs of the Egyptians in 2000 BC , when working models of contemporary
tradesmen were placed in the deceased ' s tomb to help him on his journey .

Author: Robert Nicholson

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105035919260

Category: England

Page: 272

View: 481

Covers London and an area approximately 50 miles around it.
Categories: England

Automata Old and New

Automata Old and New

... before passing to another period , I cannot resist showing you an invention of
his which although not an automaton is too interesting in the light of modern
civilization to omit . This ( Fig . 14 ) is Hero's automatic penny - in - the - slot
machine ...

Author: Conrad William Cooke

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044020363545

Category: Machine theory

Page: 117

View: 334

Categories: Machine theory

The Bedfordshire Magazine

The Bedfordshire Magazine

The most attractive to the youth of the town were those with working models in
their windows . The shoemaker ' s automaton was the only one to have any
connection with the trade of the owner . ... One of the grocer ' s shops displayed a
glass - fronted box like penny - in - the - slot machines of amusement arcades ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000066479215

Category: Bedfordshire (England)

Page:

View: 900

Categories: Bedfordshire (England)

Automatic Pleasures

Automatic Pleasures

Some of the prime users of working models during the last quarter of the 19th
century were the various rail and steamship companies who saw ... recall when
they implored their parents to drop a penny in the slot machine , which contained
an exact replica of George Stephenson ' s Rocket . ... In spite of the fact that
automata in general were universally popular throughout the latter half of the
19th century ...

Author: Nic Costa

Publisher: Seven Hills Books

ISBN: STANFORD:36105002348006

Category: History

Page: 224

View: 292

This book has stood the test of time. Copies of the first edition have over the years regularly sold for many times the cover price. The full color book is once more in print. Since its original publication it has been cited in many academic papers and has since become the definitive work on the subject. It caused embarrassment to the huge American coin machine industry when it was first published in 1988- they were busy celebrating the centenary of the Juke Box in that year as an American invention whereas the book revealed that it was actually an earlier British invention. It awoke huge interest in Japan by giving them long sought answers as to the origins of the Pachinko machine (which at the time was consuming as much as a quarter of the gross domestic product in Japan). As a direct result of the book a new museum was established in the Japanese city of Kobe and for a short while the author became a national celebrity there. The book established many new facts and destroyed many of the myths that had arisen in the gaming industry during the 20th century. Originally an ancient Greek invention, the advent of the coin machine in the 19th century heralded a Victorian revolution which sought to establish a fully automated society. The visionaries of the past are the direct forbears of the all pervasive computer industries -without the gaming and coin machine industries it is doubtful as to whether today's computer dominated age would have ever happened. Most important of all, it is fun to read
Categories: History

American Architect and Architecture

American Architect and Architecture

8- AUTOMATA NEW AND Old . — The discourse which Mr . Conrad Cooke
delivered at a meeting of the prembers of ye Sette ... He was the inventor of the
piping bulfinch , of the first penny - in - the - slot machine , and of many other
pieces of ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105026915731

Category: Architecture

Page:

View: 340

Categories: Architecture

Hobbies

Hobbies

This machine has the original coin slot or it can be changed to 5c device .
Cabinet is 30 " high , 16 " wide . Price $ 125.00 with 12 tunes . 9. Symphonion 12
" musical automaton , upright model with penny coin slot , fine walnut cabinet 26 "
high ...

Author: Otto C. Lightner

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000093639338

Category: Collectors and collecting

Page:

View: 418

Categories: Collectors and collecting

Machine Warfare

Machine Warfare

... they drove their workers . If the labourers were crippled by the doctrine , so
were the masters . " For a new type of personality had emerged , a walking
abstraction : the Economic Man . Living men imitated thi penny - in - the - slot
automaton ...

Author: John Frederick Charles Fuller

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015007028163

Category: Lightning war

Page: 184

View: 566

Om betydningen af den mekaniserede krigsførelse såvel i teori som i praksis.
Categories: Lightning war

Holocaust Studies

Holocaust Studies

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105123031762

Category: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)

Page:

View: 723

Categories: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)

Clockwork Music

Clockwork Music

An Illustrated History of Mechanical Musical Instruments from the Musical Box to
the Pianola, from Automaton Lady Virginal Players to Orchestrion ... KALLOSCOP
Penny - in - Slot SAVOYARD POLYPHON AUTOMATON LIVING PICTURES .

Author: Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume

Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers

ISBN: STANFORD:36105042527239

Category: Mechanical musical instruments

Page: 334

View: 955

Categories: Mechanical musical instruments

A Textbook of Hygiene for Teachers in Africa

A Textbook of Hygiene for Teachers in Africa

The Working of the Mind ( Mental Processes ) Physiology is the study of the
workings of the body , including the brain and nervous system . Psychology is the
... Is it some sort of penny - in - the - slot automaton THE MIND AND ITS CARE
169.

Author: William Norman-Taylor

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:B4285423

Category: Health education

Page: 302

View: 879

Categories: Health education

Notes on New Remedies

Notes on New Remedies

Put a penny in the slot , and , no matter what you ' ve got , Be it measles , gout , or
jaundice , here are pretty little pills ... your Punch will bet a tenner that you ' ll
have to go to JENNER To repair the playful mischief the automaton has done .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044102967783

Category:

Page:

View: 609

Categories:

Knowledge Belief and Certitude

Knowledge  Belief and Certitude

The reflex action of the nervous system may be compared to that of the put - a -
penny - in - the - slot machines . You put in your penny . Something happens in
the ... So far we are human machines or automata . But I submit that this is not ...

Author: Frederick Storrs Turner

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89094586146

Category: Knowledge, Theory of

Page: 484

View: 936

Categories: Knowledge, Theory of

Privately printed opuscula issued to the members of the Sette of odd volumes

Privately printed opuscula issued to the members of the Sette of odd volumes

... before passing to another period , I cannot resist showing you an invention of
his which although not an automaton is too interesting in the light of modern
civilization to omit . This ( Fig . 14 ) is Hero ' s automatic penny - in - the - slot
machine ...

Author: Sette of odd volumes

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:555095043

Category:

Page:

View: 289

Categories:

The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics

The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics

... process of desired dish by means of the penny putting a penny in the slot , the
same in the slot . The food thus obtained little coin also securing the careful atcan
be comfortably enjoyed at a table , tention of the automata to every housewithin ...

Author: Janet McKenzie Hill

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015093180357

Category: Architecture, Domestic

Page:

View: 810

Categories: Architecture, Domestic

Chambers s Journal

Chambers s Journal

pictures for that gentleman , behaved in such a trilling sum of one penny , may
well be considered scandalous way that he ... after pose that he left the shop with
a few hundred duly placing his penny in the slot provided for pounds , a goodly
parcel of ... whose admiration fixing , and working incidental to all photographie
of the appetite displayed by a burly Benedictine ... The new automaton will take
C. A. Dawsos . instantaneous photographs , delivering , finished prints of the
same in ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: SRLF:D0002902906

Category:

Page:

View: 713

Categories:

Chambers s Journal of Popular Literature Science and Arts

Chambers s Journal of Popular Literature  Science and Arts

pictures for that gentleman , behaved in such a tritling sum of one penny , may
well be considered scandalous way that he ... after pose that he left the shop with
a few hundred duly placing his penny in the slot provided for pounds , a goodly
parcel of ... whose admiration fixing , and working incidental to all photographic of
the appetite displayed by a burly Benedictine ... The new automaton will take
C. A. Dawson . instantaneous photographs , delivering , finished prints of the
same in ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89128089471

Category:

Page:

View: 248

Categories:

Chamber s Journal of Popular Literature Science and Arts

Chamber s Journal of Popular Literature  Science and Arts

pictures for that gentleman , behaved in such a trifling sum of one penny , may
well be considered scandalous way that ... after pose that he left the shop with a
few hundred duly placing his penny in the slot provided for pounds , a goodly
parcel of ... whose admiration fixing , and working incidental to all photographic of
the appetite displayed by a burly Benedictine ... The new automaton will take
instantaneous photographs , delivering finished prints of the same in forty - five
seconds .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112109516911

Category:

Page:

View: 936

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