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front view 1946
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i have a 1946 jewel bell dime slot machine.
not restored still have original parts and a built in stand.
wondering how much its worth? i have some front view pics.
it weighs with the stand almost 200lbs.

Hard to really say without more pictures.

I would recommend going to to research. Your machine is also considered a High Top so I would suggest searching High Top and also Jewell in the price guide.

You machine is a dime machine which is the least desirable.

If the machine is complete in good condition I would guess retail would be around$1,400 +/-20% and wholesale to a dealer would be half of that.

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David Burritt


My expertise is in the area of antique slot machines. Specifically pre 1940 era machines. I have an extensive price history list of slot machines that have been sold on eBay and other auction houses (e.g., Victoria Casino Auctions, Rich Penn Auctions, etc.). PLEASE, do not send questions about anything that is not coin-op related. I have no expertise in other items and cannot help you.


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