1932, Bally Manufacturing Co., designed by Ray Maloney
Saucer-shaped playfield. Round wooden knob on its right side. The playfield sticker tells player to turn knob to 'release' balls. 8.5"h; 24"sq. (As is. Knob does not release ball.(Internal mechanisms replaced by collector.)
Bally never could get the mechanics right on the rotating shutter panel, making the alignment of upper and lower holes erratic. Balls would get stuck and not fall through. As a result, almost the entire run of this game was returned to the factory for refund or credit. Thousands of these games were scrapped by Bally, and their cabinets salvaged to make Bally's 1933 'Mike and Ike'. along with an OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES HORSE RACE PENNY GAME 1935, Rockola, 12"h; 15"w; 13"d; (As is. Race track lithograph background missing.)
Condition in text.