The Football Game Coin Operated Machine Mfg. The Automatic Sports Company London by Ernest Matthewson Circa 1896.
Offering a 1896 Footballer Game Machine by Automatic Sports Company. This machine is 100% original, marquee, coin bag, locks and key. Size: 68” tall x 20” wide. This all Cast Iron arcade machine has two articulated players, in a cast iron case with elaborate marquee displaying two embossed football players, pedestal base decorated with ornate panels, and enamel plaque. To Play the Football Game insert coin in slot to obtain a ball and press handle gently, each player uses handle to pass the ball. Your Coin Returned Every Time You Kick A Goal.
Sign inscribed The Property Of A. Rowland & Son, Smedley Road Works, Manchester. Circa 1896, Denmark Street, London by Ernest Matthewson. $27,500 or best offer.