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Dr. Pepper 5 Glass Electric Advertising Clock
Mills Novelty Co. Violano Virtuoso PlayerMulti-Coin Wurlitzer Model 1080 Phonograph Jukebox
Denver, PA, United States
DoneOct 17, 2015 4:00 PM UTC

Coin-Op & Advertising Sale Day 2

Rare, antique arcade and gambling machines up for bid at Morphy Auctions, Las Vegas Oct. 16-18 Vintage slot machines, jukeboxes, pedal cars, vending machines, advertising displays and more on sale during three-day live auction event With more than 100 three-reel slot machines, 40-plus jukeboxes, and dozens of other high-quality arcade and gambling machines from the turn of the 20th century, Morphy Auctions Las Vegas? Oct. 16-18 Coin-Op & Advertising Auction is sure to be the event of the season for coin-op collectors and antique enthusiasts. What will surely be one of the hottest items at the fall auction is a beautiful, Terry Haughawout-restored, five-cent Mills Novelty Company Violano Virtuoso. This circa-1920 self-playing piano-violin combo has been outfitted with a midi system and comes with 50 floppy disks containing music from the original Violano rolls. Always a popular item among collectors, the Mills Violano Virtuoso is expected to command $40,000-$60,000. Another outstanding feature from the October auction is a five-cent Caille ?Big Six? upright floor wheel slot machine. This expertly restored gaming console, originally released circa 1904, features the original color wheel in excellent condition, with a new top marquee and back door. The ?Big Six? is estimated to sell for $25,000-$35,000. Other highlights include a mid-century, multi-coin Wurlitzer ?Peacock? Model 850 jukebox, in stunning, restored condition with keys, expected to hammer at $14,000-$18,000; a very rare, one-cent Chester-Pollard Amusement Company ?Golf for Two? coin-op from the 1920s in very good condition, estimated to bring in $8,000-$12,000; and a rare, 1940s five-cent Pepsi Roulette Deepfreeze vending machine made by Bernitz Mfg and Machine Works of Kansas City and restored in Pepsi blue, which could sell for $6,000-$8,000. The Oct. 16-18 auction will be held at Morphy?s Las Vegas gallery, located at 4520 Arville St. #1.