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Happy Jap

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Description

Most happy is he when given a penny! A windup motor responds by pushing a gum through his teeth. The 13" cast-iron head was made by the White Vending Machine Co. and patented August 25, 1902.

Happy Jap was produced by White Vending Machine Co. in 1902.

White Vending Machine Co. released 8 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1902. White Vending Machine Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by White Vending Machine Co. during the time period Happy Jap was produced include: White Vending Co., and Wizard Clock

Specs

Name Happy Jap
Developer White Vending Machine Co. (United States)
Year 1902
Type Vending
KLOV/MOG # 2769
Sub-Type Gum

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

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Happy Jap Census

There are 14,827 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,504 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,880 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.

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

Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. An American Premium Guide to Coin Operated Machines Ayliffe (ISBN 0896890244) Page: 236; Black and white photo
  2. American Premium Guide to Jukeboxes and Slot Machines : Identification and Value Guide Ayliffe (ISBN 0896890554) Page: 274; Black and white photo
  3. An American Premium Guide to Jukeboxes and Slot Machines Ayliffe (ISBN 0-89689-082-1) Page: 302; Black and white photo
  4. Drop Coin Here Rubin (ISBN 0-517-532980) Page: 58; Color photo Price guide: No
  5. Silent Salesmen Too w/ Suppl. Price Guide Enes (ISBN 0-944843-02-6) Page: 999; Color photo
  6. Silent Salesmen Too w/ Suppl. Price Guide Enes (ISBN 0-944843-02-6) Page: 151; Color photo
  7. Silent Salesmen Enes (ISBN 0944843018) Page: 88; Color photo
  8. Silent Salesmen Too w/ Suppl. Price Guide Enes (ISBN 0-944843-02-6) Page: 291; Black and white photo

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2017 3 1,599.00 3,668.42
All Years 3 1,599.00 3,668.42

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