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Whirly Bird

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Whirly Bird was produced by Midway Manufacturing Co. in 1969.

Midway Manufacturing Co. released 133 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1959. Midway Manufacturing Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Midway Manufacturing Co. during the time period Whirly Bird was produced include: Fantastic, Dog Fight, 1 Million B.C., Flying Saucer, Cobra Shuffle Alley, Golden Arm, Sea Raider, Invaders from Outer Space, S.A.M.I., and Sea Raider


Name Whirly Bird
Developer Midway Manufacturing Co. (United States)
Year 1969
Type Arcade
KLOV/MOG # 6548
Class Wide Release
Genre Unknown
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Whirly Bird KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.34 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 4.60

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 3.00
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 4.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music -1.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Whirly Bird Census

There are 14,838 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,922 machines (6,919 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 9 known instances of this machine owned by Whirly Bird collectors who are active members. Of these, 9 of them are original dedicated machines.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Whirly Bird machine for sale.

Wanted - There are 2 active VAPS members currently looking for Whirly Bird.

This game ranks a 3 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


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  1. Slot Machines & Coin-OP Games Kurtz (ISBN 1555217311) Page: 85; Color photo Price guide: No

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2012 1 4,720.00 4,720.00
All Years 1 4,720.00 4,720.00


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