Rare Deco 1933 Exhibit Supply Co. Novelty Merchantman Digger Claw Arcade Game For Sale
you been looking for that near mint investment quality deco 1933 Exhibit Supply Co. Novelty Merchantman Digger Claw Arcade Game? This
is a beautifully restored example that is from a Midwest family.
Below is a video of the machine in action:
This machine was restored a long time ago by a local artisan and in their house for years where we picked it up from. These machines are scarce, especially this model with the deco front and sides and in this shape. Please scroll down and enjoy the 70+ photos. If you cannot view all the photos, please click here.
We are excited to have a number of rare soda, jukebox, pinball and mechanical arcade machines and rare signs at sale this and next week, just in time for the Chicagoland Antique Advertising, Slot-Machine & Jukebox Show where delivery is available. it works well. The keys are there, and as you can see, it was restored years ago. Cosmetically, there is very slight pitting as you can see that may polish off, and the wood does have some bubbling and splitting in spots. Also note that there is a hairline crack in the corner of the back mirror that has been there for years and hardly noticeable. These minor issues do not detract from the overall superb condition of the digger.
The patina is superb! The photos do a great job documenting the condition. Note the phenomenal shape of the plating, trim, paint and glass. This example would make a great addition to
anyone’s rec room, bar room, collection, media room, or arcade. It may be one of the cleanest 1930s diggers on the planet! Best of all, there is . We will let the market determine the value on this RARE piece. Best of luck in the sale.
Additional sale Details
Because of it’s age and the above, it is sold
strictly as-is-as shown. That being said, please see my response and offer
with confidence. If you have not owned an arcade game before, being 80 years old they can be temperamental and are not
meant for continuous use all day long. These are meant for occasional
use and not for continuous or bar usage.
unit cannot be shipped by UPS, USPS or FedEx. Buyer agrees to arrange
shipping/pickup through North American Van
Lines (1-800-959-8880, option #2 / Gaming Team) or a host of other shippers. We
have used North American Van Lines in
the past with great success.
can crate and ship this to most any destination. We routinely ship to
Australia, Austria, The Netherlands, The UK, Germany, France, Belgium,
and Italy. Please e-mail us for a quote. We will also be at the April 2013 Chicagoland Jukebox show and can deliver this machine there for $100. The show is in the Chicago Suburb of St. Charles, IL.
In lieu of shipping,
you can also pick it up at our store in in Waukesha, Wisconsin, which is
½ hour West of Milwaukee. We will hold it for 30 days if you plan to
pick it up (it needs to be picked up in 30 days - NO exceptions on
this). It will need to be prepaid within 10 days of sale end. Local
pickup is also subject to 5.6% Wisconsin sales tax. Please see the terms
and conditions below. Best of luck in the sale.
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Terms and Payment Information
Due to the age and no control over the future use of this item, it is sold strictly as-is as-shown without warranty expressed or implied.
You are welcome to inspect this item in person while the sale is running. We are not responsible for any small detail left out of the description
as we are a consignment store and not experts on the items we list.
Please e-mail us with shipping questions or concerns prior to
offerding. We require that buyers notify us of shipping damage to the item during handling before leaving response.
Foreign buyers: e-mail us before offerding to determine
the cost of shipping and to see if we will ship to your country.
Shipping quoted to the United States is for the lower 48 states only. Shipping to
Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, etc. is extra and will be quoted if requested.
For foreign buyers, it is against the law to falsify customs documents. Please do not ask
us to do so. We need to mark the customs form with the item sold and amount paid
for the item at sale end.
For items sold to Wisconsin residents or picked up locally we are required to collect
Wisconsin sales tax.
Any item needs to be paid in full within 3 days if paying by PayPal.
We also reserve the right to cancel offers from buyers with
excessive negative response.