MILLS NOVELTY made the first commercial three reel slot machines. After the success of the MILLS LIBERTY BELL, the OPERATOR BELLS were offered. All over the country-----THIS MACHINE defines what "early original slot machine" is all about. Older restoration, original reels, castings and original award card in top sign, and ORIGINAL EARLY YALE lock with original MILLS NOVELTY EMBOSSED on the yale key ------- note, two typical small. Chips(not seen from the front) at bottom left and right of top casting-- (see photos).
Rings bell for a winner (has the bell and the small hammer to ring the bell for winners)many bells were removed from many of these --BELL-- machines as a not needed distraction. Buffalo nickels and mills original tokens are included. Some collectors might like to place tokens in the pay tube--(the award card indicates pay -outs in trade checks to get around the gambling laws).
The item "1906/1907 MILLS NOVELTY cast iron restored OPERATOR BELL SLOT MACHINE" is in sale since Sunday, September 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Casino\Slots\Machines\Antique Coin Slot Machines". The seller is "cailledog" and is located in Porter Ranch, California. This item can be shipped to United States.