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I'll pay $20,000 for this game!!!

The Mills Novelty Hat Blower is a real classic.  The harder you blew into the tube, the more hats that would lift off the men's heads.  The men's names fit to the machine, such as
Howie Blewitt, and  August Wind, etc.

I'll pay $10,000 for this game!!!



The Mills Novelty Weight Blower is a fascinating game.  It was a lung tester, so you blew into a tube and that caused the weights in the cabinet to lift up and raise extra weights in sequence.  A very strong blow would lift all the weights.

All American Coin Operated Baseball and
Rockola World Series  $15,000

The All American Baseball was one of the first major coin op products to come out of California.  The All American Amusement Company was started by an enterprising man by the name of Harry Williams.  His purchase of the rights to this brilliant game from George Miner started Williams on the road to unparalleled success in the coinop business.  Williams, a former set designer in Hollywood had moderate success producing this game.  A major problem was that since California was so far removed from the coin machine center of Chicago, products built there suffered from promotional and distribution issues.  Williams learned for this mistake and in the mid 1930's moved to Chicago and helped Rockola produce a new and much more popular version of this game, the 1937 World Series. I want both these games!

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GENCO Fortune Tellers $1000-3000


Genco went back to the past on another effort too.  The Genco Gypsy Grandma and Horoscope were two games based on the Roovers' Brothers Madam Zita.  While the earlier model was powered by wound springs, this new effort used an electric motor to power the gypsy.  On the Gypsy Grandma she would reach over, open a cabinet, remove your fortune card and then drop it into a pot, which delivered it to you.  On the Horoscope, she made less movements and a horoscope was delivered to you.  These recreations were very successful for the company
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