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Skee-Ball: an arcade stalwart that’s part skill, part chance
NEW YORK — Skee-Ball games are a fixture at amusement parks, seaside boardwalk arcades and carnivals. This classic game — part skill, part chance — was invented in 1908 and is still bowling over fans today. Many collectors are on the lookout for a vintage Skee-Ball arcade game to their game rooms or man caves.
Going full tilt for arcade video games
NEW YORK – For many people, a favorite childhood memory was time spent in the local arcade playing video games. Long before home gaming consoles like PlayStation and Xbox kept kids home, they would flock to arcades to play video games, lured in by the flashing lights, music and intoxicating sounds effects of the games.
Super Auctions to roll out the red carpet for Max Factor sale Aug. 28
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Super Auctions, on behalf of Hollywood Entertainment Museum, will present the Max Factor Salon Collection on Saturday, Aug. 28. The auction will consist of 175 lots related to the name synonymous with Hollywood makeup. LiveAuctioneers will provide Internet live biding. The auction catalog states, “During Hollywood’s golden age, 97 percent of […]
Max Factor’s Kissing Machine is ready for its closeup on May 15
Music fans, does this curious contraption look familiar? You may recognize it from the cover art for the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ 2003 Greatest Hits album cover, but beyond that, it has nothing to do with the famous LA bad-boy band. It’s actually a Hollywood relic known as the “Kissing Machine,” and it comes from […]