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High Tension was produced by Groetchen Tool & Mfg. Co. in 1934.

Groetchen Tool & Mfg. Co. released 79 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1930. Groetchen Tool & Mfg. Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Groetchen Tool & Mfg. Co. during the time period High Tension was produced include: Solitaire, Silent Dandy Vender, Pok-O-Reel, Pok-O-Reel Gum Vendor, Dandy Vender, Pok-O-Reel Triplex, Dice-O-Matic, Gold Rush, Fortune Teller, and Ball Gum


Name High Tension
Developer Groetchen Tool & Mfg. Co. (United States)
Year 1934 - 1936
Type Trade Stim.
KLOV/MOG # 2854
Sub-Type Reel

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op High Tension Census

There are 14,895 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,527 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,094 machines (6,926 unique titles).

Very rare - There are no known instances of this game owned by one of our active members.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

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Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. An American Premium Guide to Coin Operated Machines Ayliffe (ISBN 0896890244) Page: 144F; Color photo
  2. An American Premium Guide to Coin Operated Machines Ayliffe (ISBN 0896890244) Page: 131; Black and white photo
  3. American Premium Guide to Jukeboxes and Slot Machines : Identification and Value Guide Ayliffe (ISBN 0896890554) Page: 128; Black and white photo
  4. An American Premium Guide to Jukeboxes and Slot Machines Ayliffe (ISBN 0-89689-082-1) Page: 138; Black and white photo
  5. Collectors Guide to Vintage Coin Machines Bueschel (ISBN 0887407366) Page: 160; Color photo
  6. Guide to Vintage Trade Stimulators & Counter Games Bueschel (ISBN 0764301195) Page: 156; Color photo

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Year Count Median $ Average $
2016 1 1,020.00 1,020.00
2017 1 780.00 780.00
All Years 2 900.00 900.00


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