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Wheel of Fortune

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This early example of a dial trade stimulator is based on the game of roulette. A ring of numbers and directions appears on the glass front. A color wheel revolves behind. Rewards are paid in 5ยข cigars. Griswold Mfg. Co. 1893.

Wheel of Fortune was produced by Griswold Manufacturing Co. in 1893.

Griswold Manufacturing Co. released 24 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1891. Griswold Manufacturing Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Griswold Manufacturing Co. during the time period Wheel of Fortune was produced include: Dice Machine, Try Your Luck, Automatic Panorama, Black Cat, Big Three, Star, Penny Peanut, and Red Star Peanuts


Name Wheel of Fortune
Developer Griswold Manufacturing Co. (United States)
Year 1893 - 1905
Type Trade Stim.
KLOV/MOG # 6538
Sub-Type Wheel

Wheel of Fortune KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Wheel of Fortune Census

There are 14,824 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,502 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,875 machines (6,918 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. Drop Coin Here Rubin (ISBN 0-517-532980) Page: 47; Black and white photo Price guide: No
  2. Slot Machines, A Pictorial History of the First 100 Years Fey (ISBN 0962385204) Page: 150; Color photo Price guide: No
  3. An Illustrated Price Guide to the 100 Most Collectible Trade Stimulators Bueschel (ISBN B0006CYWCO) Page: 21; Black and white photo
  4. Guide to Vintage Trade Stimulators & Counter Games Bueschel (ISBN 0764301195) Page: 38; Color photo
  5. For Amusement Only Gustwiller (ISBN 0-9644748-0-8) Page: 134; Black and white photo

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Year Count Median $ Average $
2016 1 540.00 540.00
2017 3 531.25 525.25
All Years 4 535.63 528.94


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