The National gumball machine
made by the National Novelty Co c. 1910.

The National gumball machine

  •  The National gumball machine was either made of porcelain or painted cast iron body with a formed metal lid. It is presumed they are also made by the Williams Michael Co. Both models shown have white porcelain bodies & 1 has a porcelain lid & the other has a painted lid. These machines would vend 1 gumball for a penny

Zeno Wood Gum Machine
made by the Zeno Mfg Co

Zeno Wood Gum Machine

  •  This Zeno has the embossed tin front sign, oak case with no advertising on the sides, witness window showing the last coin used and clockwork mechanism. Insert a penny in the slot and you would receive a stick of gum.  

Pulver Porcelain short case gum machine
Made by the Pulver Company in the early 20's

Pulver Porcelain Green Short Case Gum Machine

  • This machine is called the Stop and Go. The policeman inside is holding a stop and go sign. When you insert a penny he will turn about 45 degrees to the right and then back again, also vending you a stick of gum. Operated by a clockwork mechanism inside. If you collect automatons you will love the Pulver machines 

Scoopy Gumball Machine
Made by the A M Co

Scoopy Gumball Machine

  •  This machine is a 5 cent bulk vendor, unlike most Scoopy machines, which were 1 cent vendors. Also, instead of getting the merchandise out of the oven like a baker, he pulls the goods from overhead. Notice the different character vs the other Scoopy Machines.  

Scoopy Gumball Machine
Made by the Scoopy Mfg Co c. 1950's

Scoopy Gumball Machine

  •  This machine is a 1 cent vendor. The body is made of sheet metal. Insert a penny, push in handle and the character will turn to oven, reach in, turn back around and deposit your gum in the chute 

Scoopy Gum Vendor on stand

Scoopy Gum Vendor on original stand

  • This Scoopy has 3 vending compartments but only the middle operates Scoopy. It is very interesting that Scoopy has the same patent as the Manikin Vendor Co. Insert a penny, turn the handle and the character would turn to the oven, door opens, he reaches in and get a gumball and then turns back and deposits you gum 

Beechnut Gum Machine or Beech-Nut Gum Machine
Made by the Kayem Products Co. c.1947.

Beechnut Gum Machine or Beech-Nut Gum Machine

 Here's a really nice version of the Beech Nut Gum Machine made by Kayem Products. This version came in penny stick gum or five cent package gum like the version shown. The decal on front is near perfect. Kayem Products also made a Wrigley's Gum Machine 

Simpson Aristocrat on a Rare Simpson Stand
Made by the R. D. Simpson Company C. 1935.

Simpson Aristocrat on a Rare Simpson Stand

  • Both machines are Simpson Aristocrats. Notice the variation of the flaps on the two & the different coin entries.According to Silent Salesman Too both are correct. These are all original, original decals and original marquees. The special thing about the machines is the very rare Simpson Stand. 

Magic Vendor - Al Hoff Gum Machine
c 1939 made by Townsend Mfg Co, Baltimore MD

Magic Vendor -al hoff gum machine

  • Magic Vendor "a.k.a Al Hoff" gum machine is cast iron & sheet metal. The mechanism on the machine is in the top lid.  You put a penny in the raised coin entry on top, & the penny drops into the mechanism.  You pull the crank and a rod running through the center of the product compartment turns the vending wheel. 

MILLARD CAST IRON PENNY OPERATED GUMBALL MACHINE.
c 1916 MILLARD VENDING CO

MILLARD CAST IRON gum machine

Here’s a all original Millard cast iron gumball machine. The  customer  inserts  a  penny  in  the  top  and  then  turns  the  knob.  The  penny then falls through the tube and ends up in the bottom of the machine. This Millard cast iron gumball machine is all original except for the decal which is a paper copy.