Trade Stimulators
To Be Auctioned
on May 27-28, 2017
at Morphy Auctions
in Las Vegas


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Also to be auctioned are:

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These items represent over 40 years of collecting
Almost all are in very good original or restored condition
Almost all are in working condition with lock & key

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#1: "Original" Clawson Automatic Dice

circa 1892 - 1897, "Original" Version.
Less sthan 25 known to exist*
Original Case, Original Mechanism, Original Dice
Manufactured by C.C. Clawson,BR> This Automatic Dice was the one Mike Gorski used to produce the Gorski Dicers

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#2: Lu-Kat, The Lucky Cat
Trade Stimulator & Gum Vendor

circa 1952, made by the Lu-Kat Novelty Company. Lu-Kat is a unique mixture of folk art, gambling and vending.

Lu-Cat is cast in aluminum, and sits on a wooden box.

A dime goes into left ear, and pull the handle which is an extension of its tail.

A numbered slip of paper would come out of the mouth indicating whether you are a winner.
Comes with a roll of paper slips. No key, but drawer is in open position.

To receive a gumball, you would have to push a button on the side of the cat and the gumball comes out between the front paws and a

Dimensions: 6 1/2" wide, 14" deep, 10" tall. Purchased from the late Bill Enes.

Purchased from gumball machine collector, Bill Enes.
According to Tom Gustwiller's Reel Amusement book less than 25 are know to exist*

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#3: Murray Sprink
Forture Triple Spinner

circa 1892-93, Mfg Murray, Sppink & Co, Clockwork mechanism,
Less than 5 known to exist*
Clockwork mechanism
This gambling machine was made to look like a fortune teller.
You add up the total of the three dials sto receive your fortune, with certain numbers being winners.

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#4: Wrigley 1 Gum Try Your Luck

circa 1897, manufactured by the Johnas D Bell & Company, Excellent original condition
The customer has a chance to win from one to three sticks of gum for his penny. Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 15" x9", Less than25 known to exist*

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#5: Griswald Self Pay Wheel

circa 1916, manufactured by the Griswald Mfg Company, with a token dispenser.
Less than 5 known to exist*

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#6: Oak Cigar Triangle

circa early 1900s

#7: Waddel's Boomer

circa 1897, made by Waddel W.W. Works,
Round with dial on front, wood and class with wooden easel back.

For each nickel the customer would receive a package of gum or a cigar from the clerk and the opportunity to get 2 or 5 of either.

Dimensions: 13" diameter

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#8: Calvert
Indian Shooter

circa 1929, manufactured by D Robbins & Calvert Manufacturing, 12"w x 9"d x 17"h,
Original insides, restored case. Playing field features indians on horses galloping. The playing is darkened
You insert a penny in the gun, and shoot the penny vertically trying to hit one of the indian's head.
If you hit the indian's head it drops out of sight. You try to hit all four indian heads.
To reset for a new game, you pull the lever on the upper right. It works and it comes with key,
Dimensions: 12" x 9" x 18"
According to Tom Gustwiller's Reel Amusements book, less than 5 known to exist*

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#9: Calvert
Hit the Black Boy

circa 1929, manufactured by D Robbins & Calvert Manufacturing, 12"w x 9"d x 17"h,
original insides, restored outside case, works, with key
You insert a penny and then flip into the playing field that features two politically incorrect black boys.
When the penny falls to the bottom it falls to the bottom or lands in a spot labeled 2, 3 or 5 and you are a winner.
According to Tom Gustwiller's Reel Amusements book, Less than 25 known to exist* Dimensions: 12" x 9" x 18"
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#10: Calvert
All Aboard

circa 1929, manufactured by D Robbins & Calvert Manufacturing, 12"w x 9"d x 17"h,
original insides, restored outside case, works, with key
Dimensions: 12" x 9" x 18"

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#11: WWII Keep Em Bombing
Trade Stimulator

circa 1942, manufactured by Atlas Novelty Co, Less than 5 known to exist*
Front reads "Keep Em Bombing" and "Smack A Jap"
Playing field shows bombs being dropped on a Japanese military base.

There is also advertising for the purchase of U.S. Defense bonds and stamps on the wood cabinet

There is a small piece of wood missing on the front top. Wood finish has slight imperfections.

12 1/2"w x 10 1/2"d x 21"h

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#12: Official Sweepstakes
Horse Race Wheel
Trade Stimulator & Gum Vendor

circa 1933, made by Rock-Ola Mfg. Co, one cent play,
select a horse, insert penny, slide bar to right to make horse wheel spin.
The winning horse is the one that is at the finish pointer. 15"w x 13"d x 12"h,
original insdes, replacement background scene, restored outside case, works, with key.
133400v, #134740jj, #132300v, #142300vc, #161980m, #162400m,>

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#13: Superior Confection Fortune Gum Vendor

circa 1927, mfg by Superior Confection Co. Less than 5 known to exist* Valued at $4000-5000 by Reel Amusement by Tom Gustwiller

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#14: Civilian Defense Penny Drop

circa 1940s, nice World War II graphics

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#15: Pana Improved
Fairest Wheel
Trade Stimulator

circa 1907 - 1914, made by Pana Enterprise Mfg Co.
Drop nickel in and wheel spins and indicator show you how many cigars you won
The middle of the machine features a spot for advertising
Wood case beautifully restored, 15"w x 13"d x 19 1/2"h
Less than 25 known to exist*

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#16: Drobisch Victor Wheel

circa 1897 - 1900, manufactured by Drobisch Brothers & Company, 5 cent play,
rather than spin a wheel like other cigar trade stimulators, the "Victor" spins the pointer,
14"w x 8"d x 17"h, restored case
Less than 25 known to exist*

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Added Items

#130: Caille Banker

#131: The Kelly by Kelly

#132: Honest John by West Coast Novelty

#133: Folk Art Crystal Ball Viewer by Future Products

#134: Narrow Stand for QT slots/cash registers/trade stimulators

#135: Narrow Stand for QT slots/cash registers/trade stimulators

#136: Madame X fortune slip napkin holder

#137: Mills Premium Penny Drop

#138: Shooting Gallery with penny return & gum vendor

#139: International Mutoscope Juggling Clown

#140: Antique Wood Shoe Shinning Box

#141: Alexander Manuf Company Match Box vendor with copper front

#142: Twelve 13 1/2" music box discs

-1. Tri-O-Pack Trade Stimulator

-2. Reel Spot Trade Stimulator

-3. Zipper Skill Skill Game

-4. Victory Basketball Game

-5. Testo walll game

-6. Mike & Jake Basketball Game

-7. Griswald Nickel in the Slot Trade Stimulator

-8. Scultoscope Stereocard Viewer

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*Rarity according to Tom Gustwiller in Reel Amusement

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