Includes original lock and key. The concept of British coin amusement machines was patented in the 1890s by George Haydon & Frank Harvey Urry.This is one of the earliest British gaming gambling machines. The vendor reward payout was a fascinating feature to these gambling trade stimulator machines. Stock could be peas, corn, rice, bull, barley, oats, clover and beans with profits distributed based on the stock performance. Offering stock was a new and innovative concept at the turn of the century and stock market boom. It was also an ingenious way to bring gambling into London. To play, deposit a coin size of quarter in coin slot, turn dial and watch the vertical roulette-like reel spins. Profits on stock are paid in cup below. Stock would be exchanged based on the award card indicator. Shares were the prized commodity.
Based on a 1928 patent by Gordon Smith. Organic metallic features border the yellow motif in frame.Original rare British gambler machine. The item "Stock Exchange Rare Gambler Coin-op Device Rare Stock Exchange Machine" is in sale since Tuesday, May 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Casino\Slots\Machines\Antique Coin Slot Machines".
The seller is "gameroomshow1" and is located in Jacksonville, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.