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Coinola "Cupid" Nickelodeon
By Al Pebworth

Help!  I need someone with a "Coinola Cupid" willing to take some
detail case pictures and interior pictures, and perhaps even some

This poor baby was owned by a NASA engineer who worked on the moon
project.  Tired of the peeling oak veneer, he sent it out to a cabinet
shop and had it fixed.  It is -- I'm not kidding! -- a "lunch-counter
special" now, covered with that brownish wood-grain Formica, and all
of the details removed.  I have the two art glass panels with the cat
tail for the upper left and right, but am missing the middle panel.

I'm sending along a picture so you will believe what has happen to
this poor instrument.  Any information greatly appreciated.

Al Pebworth

 [ See the photo at  -- Robbie

(Message sent Thu 25 Jan 2001, 00:51:08 GMT, from time zone GMT-0500.)

Key Words in Subject:  Coinola, Cupid, Nickelodeon

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