This is an original 5 CENT WATLING COUNTER TOP ONE WHEEL SLOT MACHINE. Machine was restored in the 80's by Tom Stasiak aka THE SLOT DOCTOR.This is an early, rare payout slot machine from the turn of the century. The color wheel is bright and brilliant, but does show some light crazing due to age. To the best of my knowledge: front glass has most likely been redone, back plate only on the coin head may be a replacement... It is cast iron, and fits and matches perfectly...
I was told this when i bought it... Rest of coin head is correct and original, the key i have for the back of the coin head fits, but will not open the lock. Cash box appears to be some original, and some new metal. Back door lock is an older correct style replacement. The mechanism has been cleaned, polished, and lubed.
Those of you that have been in the hobby for a few years are no doubt familiar with Tom Stasiak's work. In the 70's through the 90's, he was considered among the best. THIS IS A GREAT LOOKING, AND GREAT PLAYING MACHINE.
IT IS QUITE RARE IN ANY CONDITION... LET ALONE AS NICE AS THIS ONE IS. GUARANTEED TO BE AS DESCRIBED. View the photo / scan. It shows the condition of this item, and exactly what you will receive.
Please continue to check our listings, as we will be listing varied items daily. The item "5 Cent WATLING JEFFERSON ONE WHEEL SLOT MACHINE OAK & CAST IRON RARE EARLY" is in sale since Thursday, April 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Casino\Slots\Machines\Antique Coin Slot Machines".
The seller is "roscoewoodstockantiquemall" and is located in Woodstock, Illinois. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.