Bull's Head Perfume Machine
Made by Bull Novelty Co. of Buffalo NY c. 1905

Bull's Head Perfume Machine

  • Insert a penny in the slot on top of the head, pull down the horns and perfume would come out his mouth. This is designed for the perfume to go on a handkerchief and then applied.  Can you imagine going into a bathroom and this hanging on the wall.  It is a heavy piece which is made of cast iron. Nice Original vintage vending machine

The Van-Lite Lighter Fluid Machine
made by the Van Lansing Co. when it was patented in 1933.

The Van-Lite Lighter Fluid Machine

The company was bought out in 1951  by the Atlas Mfg & Sales Co.

Insert a penny, press down handle and machine dispenses lighter fluid to refill your lighter. Nice example of a vintage vending machine

The Cornet Aspirin Vendor
made by the J. L. Cornet Co c. 1932.

The Cornet Aspirin vintage vending machine

  • This vintage vending machine has a cast-iron base and the mechanism with with a cylinder-shaped sheet metal body and lid. It vends a 5 cent Handy Pack of Aspirin. 

Perfume Vending Machine
made by the Perfume Service Co. c 1920's

Perfume Vending Machine

 This art deco styled perfume machine offered the customer two different selections. The coin operated machine has a big beveled mirror on front so the customer could check their appearance. Squirty Boy is not the original decal that came on the machine. 

Madam Zita Fortune Teller Machine
1¢ Roovers Madamoiselle Zita Fortune Teller Automaton

Madam Zita Fortune Teller Machine

  •  A Mike Gorski original replica of the Roovers Brothers fortune telling card vendor produced between 1895 and 1904. By use of the mechanical arm at the machine's side, Madame Zita pulls a lever and turns to grab the dispensed fortune card with her other hand, dropping it down a chute for the operator. Nice example of a vintage penny arcade machine.

Puss in Boots Fortune Teller Machine

Puss in Boots Fortune Teller Machine

Mike Gorski original replica of the Roovers Brothers classic fortune teller

 When a coin is placed in the slot and the handle on the right side of the machine is pulled, a series of motions occur. The cat dips his head, his arm holding a dustpan style tray receives a card from the vendor while his right hand, which holds a cane, lifts the lid of the wicker basket, and his body turns to drop your fortune from his tray, all while the cat's head turns and nods. Nice example of a vintage arcade machine

"Olga Queen of the Gypsies "

"Olga Queen of the Gypsies "

This came out of Coney Island. Yes, those are bullet holes.  I saw this sign on Ebay several years and just had to have it. She now hangs over our fireplace. I do have a black and white photo of it hanging in Coney Island, Olga Queen of the Gypsies is definitely a one of a kind Piece of antique advertising, folk art and Coney Island history





Bluebird Perfume Vendor

Bluebird Perfume Vendor c. 1928

  • Would give you a squirt of perfume for each nickle deposited. Insert a nickle and turn the handle on the left side and you would receive a suirt of perfume. The perfume would be sprayed on a handkerchief and then applied. It was available also in 1 cent and 10 coin operated machine as well

Clawson Dice Machine

5¢ Clawson Dice Machine

  • This is a Mike Gorski creation utilizing an original mechanism.  The original machines were manufactured by Clawson Machine Co. during the 1890's.  Depositing a nickel into the coin slot automatically starts the machine, rotating dual dice cups. The total number shown on the dice corresponds with a fortune on the card. Nice example of a vintage penny arcade machine