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Improved Tom Thumb was produced by Watling Manufacturing Co. in 1935.

Watling Manufacturing Co. released 179 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1896. Watling Manufacturing Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Watling Manufacturing Co. during the time period Improved Tom Thumb was produced include: Wonder Vender, Treasury, Wonder Bell, Gum Ball Vender, Gold Seal Award, Ball Gum Vender, Rol-A-Top - Coin Front, Coin Front, Wonder Vender with Twin Jackpot, and Blue Seal Front Vender


Name Improved Tom Thumb
Developer Watling Manufacturing Co. (United States)
Year 1935
Type Vending
KLOV/MOG # 3043
Sub-Type Scale

Improved Tom Thumb KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Improved Tom Thumb Census

There are 14,906 members of the Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,530 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,155 machines (6,929 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. Collectors Guide to Vintage Coin Machines Bueschel (ISBN 0887407366) Page: 193; Color photo

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