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Catalog Number 2000.01.33
Object Name Machine, Arcade
Other Name Arcade Machine
Description Wood, metal, glass, paint; wooden case, metal machinery, glass front, 3-dimensional odalisque-type figure laying on couch with small crystal ball in glass-front upper case. 4 metal feet, red, yellow, blue paint used on top of fortune-telling machine with unpainted wood at the bottom. Sign on top reads "CRYSTAL GAZER / FORTUNE TELLER / PUT MONEY IN SLOT PUSH SLIDE IN UNTIL IT STOPS, THEN PULL OUT SLOWLY AND RECEIVE CARD". Near coin slot it reads "Your / Fortune / 1 c"
Date 1910-1920
Collection Bovey Collections
Made Exhibit Supply Co.
Place of Origin Chicago, Illinois
Category 9: Recreational Artifacts
Classification Entertainment
Sub-category Recreational Device
Subjects Fortune telling
Entertainment
Crystal balls
Artist unknown