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Fathom was produced by Bally Manufacturing Co. in 1981.

Bally Manufacturing Co. released 867 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1930. Bally Manufacturing Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Bally Manufacturing Co. during the time period Fathom was produced include: Sunset Riders, Quarters, La Vie Parisienne, Continental, Malibu Beach, Centaur, E1212, Eight Ball Deluxe, Elektra, and Embryon



Name Fathom
Developer Bally Manufacturing Co. (United States)
Year 1981
Type Pinball
KLOV/MOG # 2303
Sub-Type Solid State
# Maximum Players 4
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Fathom Census

There are 14,834 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 164,890 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 13 known instances of this machine owned by Fathom collectors who are active members. Of these, 13 of them are original dedicated machines.

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

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]


Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. Arcade Treasures Kurtz (ISBN 088740619X) Page: 119; Color photo
  2. Pinball, The Lure of the Silver Ball Flower Kurtz (ISBN 1555213227) Page: 82,99; Color photo Price guide: No
  3. Pinball Machines Eiden Lukas (ISBN 0764303163) Page: 147; Color photo Price guide: No
  4. Pinball Compendium : 1970-1981 Shalhoub (ISBN 0764320742) Page: 196; Color photo

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