Antique 1930's'Penny Smoke' / produced between 1931 and 1939 by Groetchen Tool & Mfg Co. Vintage Cigarette Advertising Cast Aluminum Slot Machine Gumball Dispener. Found in gas stations, drugstores, bars, liquor stores, etc.
Tested with marbles since I don't have any gumballs and it worked great. Lever is very solid, firm, all 3 reels spin middle wheel spins opposite direction of outer reels, it only works if you drop a penny in. 1 Key included, back cover has a flap to add more gumballs, doesn't hold many 10 it looks like. Piece on front comes off to reveal there are actually 2 cards for the front, one if you wanted to give out cigarettes for 3 in a row and one if you didn't.This machine does not dispense cigarettes, only gumballs. The shop would just give you the cigarettes if you won. Back panel outside says "Dandy Vender". Inside there are some numbers stamped/engraved. Stamp inside on bottom is very hard to read but it says. Some of the brands on the reels include Lucky Strike, Pall Mall, Carlton, Philip Morris. A little rust on the edges of the reels. Measures about 9-1/2" wide x 9" deep x 12 tall. The item "Antique 1930's Penny Smoke Gumball Slot Machine Cigarette WORKING +Key Groetchen" is in sale since Tuesday, November 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Banks, Registers & Vending\Vending Machines\Gumball". The seller is "acc4840" and is located in Finksburg, Maryland.
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