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Balloon Lung Tester

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Blow into the tube to make the hot air balloon rise up to the moon and stars. The 1905 version of this machine has bust of a man blowing on the top and a flat metal rounded base. Inside the 1912 version is the same game, but instead there is a marquee shaped like a hot air balloon surrounding it with a clown riding on top. The latter also has a differnt base with feet and made to look like the basket of the balloon with three clowns riding inside.

Balloon Lung Tester was produced by Mills Novelty Co. in 1905.

Mills Novelty Co. released 670 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1896. Mills Novelty Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Mills Novelty Co. during the time period Balloon Lung Tester was produced include: Two Bits Chicago Musical Upright, Stereoscope Drop Card Viewer, Owl Lifter, Wizard Fortune Teller Wood, Weighing Machine, Unit Picture Machine, Automatic Phonograph, Auto Stereoscope, Conjurer Fortune Teller, and Doctor Vibrator


Name Balloon Lung Tester
Developer Mills Novelty Co. (United States)
Year 1905 - 1912
Type Arcade
KLOV/MOG # 790
Sub-Type Strength tester

Balloon Lung Tester KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Balloon Lung Tester Census

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