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Black Ball was produced by Royal Novelty Co. in 1932.

Royal Novelty Co. released 18 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1897. Royal Novelty Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Royal Novelty Co. during the time period Black Ball was produced include: Jostle, Royal 90, Double Dice, Dice, Royal Dice, Whizzard, Leap Ball, Gigolo, Lucky Roll, and Bouncing Ball


Name Black Ball
Developer Royal Novelty Co. (United States)
Year 1932
Type Pinball
KLOV/MOG # 16618
Sub-Type Mechanical
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1

Black Ball KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Black Ball Census

There are 14,898 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,529 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,153 machines (6,928 unique titles).

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