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DRAGLINE CRANE DIGGER GAME.  Great example, circa.1965.  25c play

  DRAGLINE games were prolific at carnivals and fairs across the U.S. for many years, but have now disappeared.  Do you remember them?This DRAGLINE digger game is a great example of the Tonka style carnival machines introduced in 1962 at the Seattle World’s Fair.The mechanical/electrical mechanism of this digger is virtually new, having a new motor, switches, wiring, chains, and parts. It is guaranteed for life 100% for parts and labor.The digger can be displayed with pride and plays dependably!   It is fun for all ages, and can be loaded with a wide variety of merchandise items from vintage novelties and candy to, modern toys, balls, and topical fads –even gift cards and cash.The coin slide is for one quarter coin per play.The merchandise shown in some images is meant to demonstrate how these diggers looked with the window dressed as per the 1960s-70s and is not included with the price, but is available. However a special replica shipping crate which can serve as a stand is included (see images).The Dragline ships in the special crate by motor freight for a flat rate of $190.  to a location in your area for pick-up (send your zip code for the exact address).  Delivery to a specific address is available for an additional $75. charge. TWhen displayed on the special crate it requires 25”w x 22”d floor footprint and is 68” tall.This is a real, full-size, game and it is enhanced to display beautifully and play dependably making it ideal for a home Game Room, coin-op collection, or public commercial location.  Your home State Fair name can be added on the frost/etch art background if wanted.All questions are welcome and promptly answered by email.  Contact me, Jim Roller, at jim@jamesroller.com   More images available on request. 

$1,595.00

CRANE DIGGER for HOME GAME ROOM, COLLECTION, or COMMERCIAL LOCATION. With ‘SKILL KNOB’ feature.

Beautiful restored/enhanced condition and guaranteed 100%If you have ever considered an old style digger game for your collection, game room, office, or retail location then this one is the best looking and most dependable you will ever find.The mechanical/electrical mechanism of this Erie Digger ‘Electramatic’ model is virtually new, having a new motor, switches, wiring, chains, and parts. It is guaranteed for life 100% for parts and labor.The digger displays and plays wonderfully!This meticulously finished example is in fresh “British Green” enamel with lacquered birch trim, polished and plated metal work details.  It is a unique model which has the desirable “Skill Knob” feature: Twist the dial to position the claw In-and-Out, while the larger turning handle locates the claw position Left-to-Right. These combined positioning controls result in much more player control and satisfaction than the standard Erie Digger which make random stops.The coin slide is the correct, 25c, for a Quarter coin, which make this machine commercial-ready for your business store locationA wide variety of vintage and modern candies, merchandise and modern novelty items can be dispensed by this machine, The antique vintage merchandise shown in some images is for reference and  is not included, but is available.The special replica shipping crate which can serve as a stand IS included (see images)FLAT RATE Shipping $190.00 will be by a premium MOTOR FREIGHT carrier to a terminal in your area for Pick-UP.  Send your zip code for exact physical address of pick-up location.  Residential delivery available for $75. fee.Better images are available for viewing on your PC screen upon request.  Questions welcome and answered timely:  direct email to - jim@jamesroller.com

$1,595.00