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I bought this great vintage gumball machine just yesterday but can't find any markings at all. Can you tell me anything about it? i would love to know a date or manufacturers name.
It has a glass globe, takes pennies and has a chute dispenser without a door. It is metal and stands at about 14" tall. The globe is a round 8".
Thanks for anything you can tell me


You have a nice machine manufactured by the Advance Machine Company.  Your version was used in the 1920's and 30's.  It is known to collectors as a Advance Model D.  They are valued at $100-175 among collectors. Let me know if you have any additional questions.


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Chad Boekelheide


I'm an expert on coin operated machines. I can answer questions on slot machines, gumball & peanut machines, jukeboxes, arcade machines, pinball machines, gambling machines and any other device that operates with a coin. I have a couple hundred machines in my collection and have seen hundreds of others while traveling across the country and going to antique shows. I can give an appraisal on your item, but please send a picture if possible so I can give you accurate information. You can send pictures to me at


I've been a serious collector for many years. Many of my machines can be viewed on my website.


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