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Catalog Number 2000.01.24
Object Name Machine, Gambling
Other Name Slot Machine
Description Wood, metal, glass; oak case, metal machinery, glass window; two metal handles on each side of machine, picture of a dragon stenciled with gold paint on the center lower part of machine. Left side of machine has sign that reads: "PREMIUMS / BLUE PAYS $5.00 / YELLOW 2.00 / PINK 1.00 / WHITE .50 / GREEN .25 / RED .10 / BLACK .10". Right side of machine has sign that reads: "DIRECTIONS / for Playing / BERGER'S / WESTERN / STAR. / SEVEN can PLAY / as well as ONE! / Push Handle down / and let go, and / full amount of / Premium / will fall into Cup." Four feet on slot machine look like lion's head with wings. Metal cup that catches the money won is at the bottom right of machine.
Date 1890-1910
Collection Bovey Collections
Made Berger's
Category 9: Recreational Artifacts
Classification Entertainment
Social & Personal Activity
Sub-category Recreational Device
Subjects Entertainment
Gambling
Money