FS: 1930's Exhibit Supply Rotary Merchandiser - Digger / Crane Style Arcade Machine

From: John (johnzu...)

Offering for sale this original vintage arcade machine from the
1930's. Made by the Exhibit Supply Co. of Chicago, Illinois this
ROTARY MERCHANDISER is a "sister machine" to the period digger and
crane skill games of the period. In the "heyday", makers including
Mutoscope, Chicago Coin, Exhibit Supply, Mills Novelty, Rockola were
all making skill games of this type.

Offering lots of fun for your gameroom, this antique coin-op machine
has a turntable that begins to spin when the player drops a coin into
the slot. Toys and trinkets rotate around until the player pushes the
button on the front cabinet. Then, a polished pusher arm swings out
and (if you're lucky) pushes an item up and into the center chute
where it can be claimed within the large prize door.

This is a great skill game that will provide fun and entertainment to
all. Overall this is in very good condition - working well and playing
reliably.

The front of the original wood cabinet retains a nice period finish
and all the original castings have been polished / waxed /
repainted . "Playfield" interior parts have been re-plated / polished
as original - and they look great.

There are two electric motors - one for the turntable and another for
the swing arm. They were both reconditioned and operate flawlessly.
One of the motors is a beautiful vintage DuMore that appears to be
original.

Sides of cabinet were (sadly) painted at one point...they are a mix of
original and replacement wood. Overall the sides are in okay shape so
I left them as-is. They could be restored at a future time - or you
can just leave them be.

Asking 875. Open to near offers.

Local pick-up is preferred. I am happy to help coordinate shipping
logistics - but note that all transportation costs are at the buyer's
expense and the machine is considered your responsibility once it
leaves my home.

Please email if you have any questions. High resolution photos and a
short video of the machine operating are available for the asking.
Thanks for your interest!

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